Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th April 2016.

56 Cattle Forward

Prime Cattle in short supply and met a sharper trade

Heifers Limousin to 211.5p from Mr J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 210.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie, 208.5p from Waterside, Haugh of Urr to W Lindsay Butchers Creetown

OTM Cattle continue to be in demand with buyers active for all classes

Per Head

Angus to £858.80 Dalmakethar

Limousin to £841 (x2) Dalmakethar

Simmental to £786.50 Cormaddie

MRI to £784.90 Woodhead

Per Kg

Angus to 135p, 118p Carruthers

Simmental to 121p Cormaddie, 117p Ballaggan

Limousin to 117p, 116p Dalmakethar

Charolais to 111p Cormaddie

Shorthorn to 110p Brickhouse

Ayrshire to 104p Ballaggan

Holstein Friesain to 103p Chapelcroft

Sred to 101p Grains

British Friesain to 100p Park

Nred to 97p Mortonholm

375 Prime Sheep

163 Prime Hoggs – End of season fare with quality scarce.

Beltex to £91 Maulscastle

NCC to £76 Edingham

Mule to £75 Barr

Texel to £80 Kenmure, £76 Riggheads

Blackface to £65 Riggheads

90 Store Hoggs – Trade steady

Suffolk to £60 Barnbarroch

Texel to £60 Barr

Blackface to £35 Upperbarr

122 Cast Ewes & Rams

Suffolk to £74 Barnbarroch

Texel to £63.50 Gledenholm

NCC to £62 Alton

Mule to £59 Glenkiln, £55.50 Cleughhead, £55 Conrick

Blackface to £58 (x2) Kirkland, £51 Gledenholm

corresponding week 2015 sale report