Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.

Prime Cattle were in short supply and sharper with plenty of local butchers and wholesalers active.

Heifers Limousin to 218.5p from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 217.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside to Border Meats Ltd, Lockerbie, 215.5p Waterside, Haugh of Urr to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

OTM Cattle comprised of mainly dairy bred cows which met a pleasing demand.

Per Head

Limousin to £968.75 Pearsbyhall

Holstein to £829.50 Newhouse

British Friesian to £811.20 Drum

Per Kilo

Limousin to 125p Pearsbyhall, 107p Maryfield

Angus to 107p Craigieland Hill

Holstein to 105p Newhouse, 104p Netherwood, 97p Dryburgh

British Friesian to 104p Drum

1084 Prime Sheep

638 Prime Hoggs – Quality sorts scarce and in demand, selling regulary at beyond 190p. Blackface Hoggs 180p+.

25 Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) ave 172.5p to 195p Rigghead

122 Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 177.7p to 211p Paddockhole

Texel to £78.50 Paddockhole, £75.50 Rashgill

Cheviot to £68 Archwood

Blackface to £65 Kirkhill

Beltex to £62.50 Rigghead

313 Hoggs (39.1-45Kg) ave 186.4p to 211p Auchencrieff

NCC to £86.50 Auchencrieff

Texel to £86 Druidhall, £85.50 Paddockhole, £85 Blackpark

Beltex to £85.50 Upper Tinwald

Cheviot to £85 Druidhall

Charollais to £82 East Polquhirter

Mule to £82 East Polquhirter

Blackface to £82 Cleughbrae, £77 (x2) Corsebank, £77 Craigdarroch

175 Hoggs (46Kg + ) ave 183.5p to 218p Cleughbrae

Beltex to £100.50, £95.50 Cleughbrae

Suffolk to £96.50 Marwhirn, £90 Larglea

Texel to £95.50, £95, £93 Drumcruilton, £94.50 East Polquhirter, £94 Druidhall

NCC to £87.50 Auchencrieff

Blackface to £85.50 Craigdarroch

Mule to £83.50 Rigghead

162 Store Hoggs – A Strong Trade prevailed

Suffolk to £80 Maryfield

Texel to £71.50, £70 Calside

Mule to £67 Auchenfad

286 Cast Ewes & Rams – All classes firmer

Suffolk to £97.50 Larglea

Texel to £93.50 Rashgill, £78.50 Paddockhole, £78.50 Bankswood

Mule to £80.50 East Lanegate, £78 Maryfield

Chev Mule to £87.50 Bankswood

Blackface to £68, £61 Glenmanna, £61 South Mains

corresponding week 2015 sale report