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.

Per Head

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

Per Kilo

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

corresponding week 2015 sale report