Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 1st June 2016.

70 Cattle Forward

24 Prime Cattle – Trade improving weekly. Better handyweight types in short supply

Heifers Limousin to 212.5p, 209.5p both from J & L Craik, Waterside to Border Meats, Lockerbie, 209.5p from Yett, Johnstone Bridge to Mr S Carlisle, 208.5p from Woodside, Eastriggs to Mr S Carlisle, 204.5p from Mr J Jardine, Yett to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

Charolais to 205.5p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm to Border Meats, Lockerbie, 203.5p from Horseholm, Bankend to PR Duff Lts, Wishaw

46 OTM Cattle – All classes easily sold with more needed on a weekly basis

12 Beef Cattle ave 128.2p

34 Dairy Cattlea ave 101.2p

Per Kilo

Angus to 138p Lochmailing, 137p No 2 Tregallon, 130p Shambellie Grange, 126p Carterton

Limousin to 137p, 133p, 132p No 2 Tregallon, 121p Hightownhead

Whitebred to 119p Carterton

Holstein Friesian to 115p Trailflat, 114p Kerricks, 113p Smallholmburn, 110p Heathfield, 109p Hartfield

Ayrshire to 109p Townhead, 106p Hollands

Brown Swiss to 105p Beyond the Burn

Per Kilo

Angus to £1150.80 No 2 Tregallon

Limousin to £957.60, £910.80 No 2 Tregallon

Holstein Friesian to £891.25 Trailflat, £879.80 Smallholmburn to £877.80 Kerricks, £834.60 Hartfield

Ayrshire to £746.65 Townhead

645 Prime Sheep

237 Prime Lambs sold to 224p for Texels from Upper Brydekirk

Suffolk to £97 Cleughbrae, £90 Upper Brydekirk

Texel to £92.50, £89.50 Upper Brydekirk, £90.50 (x2) Kerricks, £89.50 Drumcork

142 Prime Hoggs

Texel to £80.50 Drumcruilton, £75.50 Shambellie Grange, £79, £72.50 Backburn, £70 Torkirra

Suffolk to £77.50 Lanarkland

266 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Similar to last week with a top of £103.50 from Upper Senwick

Texel to £103.50 Upper Senwick, £97.50 (x2) Backburn

Beltex to £99.50 Bridgestone

Charollais to £99.50 Upper Senwick

Suffolk to £86.50 Struanlee, £83.50 Cairnbowie, £79.50 Low Kirkbride

Mule to £73.50 (x2) Capenoch, £73.50 Ross, £72.50 Slacks

Blackface to £62.50, £61.50 Whitedyke, 360.50 Torkirra, £58.50 Drumcruilton

Swaledale to £62.50 Barclosh

Rams Texel to £86.50 Conniven, £83.50 Ross

Lleyn to £72.50 Carterton

Charollais to £70.50 Upper Senwick

corresponding week 2015 sale report