Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th November 2015.

79 Prime & OTM Cattle – Numbers tighter due to Agri Scot Event

21 Prime Cattle – Trade better for poorer show of Quality

Heifers Limousin to 219.5p from Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 212.5p from Burnside, Lochmaben to Lockerbie Abattoir

58 OTM Cattle – All classes firmer on the week

Per Kg

Limousin to 158p, 151p, 133p Lantonside, 145p Mains of Collin, 141p Crawthat

Charolais to 154p Carterton

Angus to 145p Woodend, 117p Shieldhill

Holstein to 111p Ryemuir, 101p Lakehead

British Friesian to 105p Lagganlees

Shorthorn to 95p Barend, 95p Carterton

Bullls Limousin to 125p Knockshinnoch

Per Head

Limousin to £1232.40, £1132.50, £1091.15, £1106.85 Lantonside, £1106.85 Crawthat

Charollais to £1116.50 Carterton

British Friesian to £882 Lagganlees

Angus to £842.40 Shieldhill

Bulls Limousin to £1350 Knockshinnoch

1360 Prime Sheep

928 Prime Lambs – Trade slipped back on the week although best export types regularly sold at 160-170ppk.

245 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 150.5ppk to 178p Heithat

Texel to £64 (x2) Heithat, £64 Eastside

Beltex to £60 Craigieland Hill

Blackface to £54 Kirkton of Crawford

356 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 150.8ppk to 171p Craighead

Texel to £73 Loaningfoot, £68 Ballaggan, £68 Archwood

Suffolk to £64 Abune the Brae

Mule to £60 Ballinnie

327 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 145.6ppk to 162ppk

Texel to £76 Old Mosside, £75 Upper Ingleston, £74.50 Newmains, £74.50 Belridding, £74 Craighead, £73.50 Upper Tinwald

Suffolk to £73 (x2) Marwhirn

Mule to £64 Kirkton, £63 Glengennet

432 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – All types of ewes a similar trade to last week.

NCC to £79.50 Belridding

Blackface to £69 Kirkland

Texel to £68.50 Hall, £66.50 Barbuie

Mule to £66.50 Lanarkland, £63.50 Archwood

Suffolk to £62.50 Lanarkland

Blackface to £48 Roughside, £47.50 Kirkton, £47.50 Merkland, £45.50 Lawesknowe, £44 Hall, £44 Knowe

Swaledale to £42.50 Lochhill, £41 Nether Barr

Rams Texel to £77 Belridding

corresponding week 2014 sale report