Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 16th December 2015.

86 Prime & OTM Cattle

15 Prime Cattle & Bulls – A good trade was had selling to a top of of 220p/kg for a Limousin heifer from T Neill, Upper Tinwald purchased by E Hall.

Steers (per kilo):

Limousin 217p Burnside, 200p Wyliehole

Angus188p Archwood

Heifers (per kilo):

Limousin 220p Upper Tinwald, 216, 194p Burnside

Charolais 190p Oxgang

Bulls (per kilo):

British Blue 174p Mortonholm

71 OTM Cattle – Cast cows met a steady trade as seen throughout the country this week. All classes met a good selling trade and sold to a top of 125p/kg for a Limousin from Waterside. Black & White cows to 108p/kg from Netherwood.

Per Head

Limousin to £971.70 Greenfield, £812.50 Waterside, £799.50, £778.40, £761.60 Greenfield

Angus to £767.25 Hall, £764.4, £74.60 Guillyburn

Simmental to £800.30 Lanarkland

Saler to £616.50 Hall

Holstein Friesian to £864 Mortonholm, £789.6, £749 Slacks, £718.2 Netherwood, £711 Kirktonfield

Per Kilo

Angus to 108p, 104p, 103p, 100p Guillyburn

Limousin to 125p Waterside, 123p (x2), 119p, 112p (x2) Greenfield

Simmental to 106p Lanarkland

Saler to 90p Hall

Holstein to 108p Netherwood & Mortonholm, 107p, 94p (x2)Slacks, 94p Kerricks

1400 Prime & Cast Sheep

1139 Prime Lambs – A larger show of 1139 prime lambs forward to the usual ring of buyers saw trade rise 10p up on the previous week. To average 155.6p(158p/SQQ). Selling to a top of 176p for Beltex from Messr Neill, Upper Tinwald and to £80 for Texels from East Polquhirter.

74 Lambs (25.5-32Kg) ave 150.25ppk to 155ppk Burnside of Mabie, The Ford.

Blackface to £47 South Glen

Cheviot to £45 Burnside of Mabie

364 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 159.52ppk to 176ppk Upper Tinwald

Texel to £65 Upper Tinwald, £64.50 Shancastle, East Polquhirter, £64 Flatts of Cargen

Charollais to £64.50, Shancastle

Suffolk to £63 Seton Avenue

Beltex to £63 Craigieland Hill

404 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 158.01ppk to 170ppk Upper Tinwald

Texel to £73 Upper Tinwald, £72 Bogue Farm, £71.50 Riggheads, Upper Tinwald, Woodhead

Suffolk to £72.50 West Lanegate Farm

297 Lambs (45.6Kg+) ave 151.32ppk to 163ppk Druid Hall

Texel to £78.50 Mackilston, £78 DruidHall Farm

Suffolk to £76 DruidHall, £73.50 Townhead Farm.

Roussin to £79 Flatts Of Cargen

A plainer show of ewes but a lot sharper in price

261 Cast Ewes & Rams

Suffolk to £97 North Cowshaw, £90 High Drum

Texel to £87 North Cowshaw, £85 Bankhead Of Tinwald, £78.50 Bankswood, £76.50 Bank Head of Tinwald

Cheviot to £54.50 South Glen

Mule to £68.50 Third Farm, £68 Newlands, £66.50 Townhead Farm, £65 Newlands

Charolais to £73.50 Lochwood farm

Blackface to £53, £49.50, £48, Nether Stenries, £47 East Polquhirter

Lleyn to £58.50 Tinwald House, £55 Auchencheyne

North Country Chev £64 Archwood.

corresponding week 2014 sale report