Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th February 2016.
74 Cattle Forward
9 Prime Cattle – Scarce of requirements
Limousin to 216.5p from Mr J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 209.5p from Yett, Johnstone Bridge to J Scott Meat Lts, Paisley, 209.5p from K Retson & Son, Gardrum to Border Meats Ltd, Lockerbie.
65 OTM Cattle – Trade remains good for a planiner offering forward.
Simmental to £962 Oxgang
Devon to £914.25 Greenwrae
Angus to £860.70 Crawthat
British Friesian to £752.40 Drum
Bullocks Holstein Friesian to £978.75 Larglea
Simmental to 130p, 122p Millhill
Devon to 115p Greenwrae
Charolais to 115p Oxgang
Angus to 114p Carruthers, 114p, 110p Crawthat
Limousin to 107p Crawthat, 107p Relief
British Friesian to 99p, 97p Drum
Holstein Friesian to 98p Kerricks, 94p Hotts
Bullocks Holstein Friesain to 135p Larglea
970 Prime Sheep
445 Prime Hoggs – Best Quality hoggs in short supply making in excess of 190p. Heavy weights easiest sold.
15 Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) ave 175p to 175p Rigghead
165 Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 175.8p to 200p Tinwald Shaws
Suffolk to £74.50 Maxwelltown
Cheviot to £74 Riggheads
Texel to £72 Maxwelltown, £72 Barnbarroch
Beltex to £70 Riggheads
Charollais to £67 West Skelston
Blackface to £67, £66 Corsebank
185 Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 181.1p to 210p Hillhead
Texel to £88.50 Hillhead, £77 Belzies
Suffolk to £85 Riggheads, £80 Barnbarroch
Blackface to £74, £70 Meikleholm, £72 Crairieknowe
Mule to £73 Maxwelltown
Beltex to £80.50 Hillhead
80 Hoggs (46Kg+) to 184.1p to 195p West Skelston
Suffolk to £100, £93.50, £91.50 West Skelton, £93.50 Kenmure
Texel to £97, £95.50, £94 West Skelston, £96.50 Kenmure, £94.50 Little Culloch
151 Store Hoggs – Trade bouyant with buyers very active.
Suffolk to £75 Muircleugh
Texel to £75, £74 (x2), £70Terregles Bank, £73.50 Auchencheyne
Leicester to £75, £70 Midlock
Swaledale to £71 Corsencon
Charollais to £59 Woodhead
Blackface to £53.50, 350.50 Upper Barr, £51 Sweetshawhead
374 Cast Ewes & Rams forward.
Trade similar to last week, a top of £124 from Tullochallum.
Texel to £124 Tullochallum, £97 Laughtmuirside
Half Bred to £97 Hillhead
Suffolk to £95 Bettyknowes
Suffolk to £88.50 Midtown
Mule to £82.50 Meikleholm, £79.50 Barony, £78 Steilston
Beltex to £80 Loaningfoot
Blackface to £69.50 Midlock, £69 Tullochallum, £68.50Corsencon, £66 Dressertland
Rams Texel to £99 Midtown, £99 Laughtmuirside
Charollais to £87 Bettyknowes
Blackface to £65.50 Corsebank