Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th April 2016.

68 Cattle Forward

A small show of Prime Cattle were easily sold with buyers requiring greater numbers on a weekly basis.

Heifers Limousin to 218.5p from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 213.50p from Yett, Johnstone Bridge to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright.

OTM Cows met a sharper trade for all classes and more could have been sold to advantage.

Per Head

Angus to £1120.05 No 2 Tregallon

Fleckvieh to £1047.15 Slacks

Holstein Friesian to £918.45 Hotts, £851.40 Woodhead, £850.20 Slacks, £829.40 Rockhallhead

British Friesian to £916.70 Woodhead

Limousin to £912.60 Ballaggan, £857.85 Midtown

Per Kg

Limousin to 148p No 2 Tregallon, 144p, 117p Ballaggan, 129p, 116p No 2 Tregallon, 129p Midtown

Angus to 140p Archwood, 131p No 2 Tregallon, 111p Wyliehole

Montbelliard to 131p Archwood, 111p Ravenstone Mains

Fleckvieh to 117p, 113p, 106p (x2) Slacks

Holstein Friesain to 117p Hotts, 116p, 114p Rockhallhead, 109p Slacks

667 Prime Sheep Forward

11 Prime Lambs – First of the season met a keen competition to 244p from Rigghead, Shawhead

Suffolk to £95 Rigghead (Shawhead)

Zwartble to £93 Barmurrie

420 prime Hoggs – All classes easier. Very plain show forward

Hoggs 32.1-39Kg

Easycare to £63.50 Castle

Charollais to £60.50 Rigghead (Collin)

Zwartble to £60 Rigghead (Collin)

Texel to £59.50 Barnbarroch

Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg

Texel to £80.50 Lanarkland

Suffolk to £70.50 Barnbarroch

Easycare to £67.50 Castle

Blackface to £63 Rigghead (Collin)

Hoggs 46Kg

Texel to £96.20, £85.50 Druidhall, £85.50 Lanarkland

Suffolk to £84 Lanarkland

Charollais to £83.50 Barend

NCC to £75.50 Archwood

247 Ewes & Rams Forward

Texel to £100 Barend, £96.50, £95.50 Midtown, £96.50 Roshglen

Suffolk to £91.50 Rigghead (Shawhead), £80.50 Roshglen

Charollais to £88 Barend, £84.50 Nether Gribton

Leicester to £78.50, £70.50 Dalpeddar

Mule to £70.50 Newmains, £69.50 East Lanegate, £69 Gledenholm, £67.50 Kerricks

Half Bred to £66.50 East Lanegate, £65 Hartbush

Cheviot to £66.50 Chapel

Blackface to £62 Fardingjames, £58.50 (x2) Gledenholm

Rams Texel to £98.50 Newmains, £86.50 Nether Dargavel

corresponding week 2015 sale report