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
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.
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
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.