Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 3rd August 2016.

56 Cattle

Prime Cattle met a sharper trade with more required weekly.

Heifers Charolais to 220.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

Bullocks Limouisn to 220.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

OTM Cattle continue to meet brisk trading for all classes.

Per Head

Limousin to £1080.40 Crawthat, £825.60 Belridding

Angus to £968.60 Druidhall

British Friesain to £928.80 Drum

Holstein Friesain to £857.25 Smallrigg, £832.50 Brownrigg, £819 Trailflat, £804 Broathill

Per Kg

Limousin to 146p Crawthat, 134p,128p Belridding, 125p Sweetbit, 124p Ballaggan

Holstein Friesain to 135p, 106p Smallrigg,120p Broathill, 111p brownrigg, 107p New Farm

British Friesain to 144p, 138p Drum

Angus to 120p, 116p Druidhall

Beef Shorthorn to 114p Ballaggan

Shorthorn to 111p Sweetbit

1107 Prime Sheep

736 Prime Lambs – All vendors pleased with returns, again lambs 40Kg meeting the biggest demand.

239 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 177.1p to 200p Victoria House

Texel to £74 Lower Shieldhill, £73.50 Laneside, £73 Hillhead, £72.50 Archwood

Mule to £68 Upper Rigg, £67 Balgrayhill

Suffolk to £66 Maxwelltown

Blackface to £63 Balgrayhill

427 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 187.3p to 200p Balgrayhill

Texel to £85.50 Rashgill, £83.50 West Skelston, £83.50 Druidhall, £83 Lanarkland, £83 Kiraugh

Suffolk to £84 longbeoch, 381.50 West Skelston, £80 Steilston

Mule to £83.50 Ewanston, £82.50 Hillbank

Charollais to £82.50 Loaningfoot

70 Lambs (45.6Kg+) ave 182.7p to 191p Upper Tinwald

Texel to £94, £91.50 Newmains, £88 Upper Tinwald, £87.50 Shangan

Charollais to £85 Loaningfoot

1107 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Sharper by £3/£4 a head. Sale topped at £128.50 from The Lodge, Kirkbog

Texel to £128.50 the Lodge, £98.50 Flatts of Cargen, £97.50 Carsegowan, £96.50 Druidhall

Charollais to £98.50 Loaningfoot

Mule to £89.50, £82.50 Hayfield, £78.50 Kerricks, £77.50 Carsegowan, £77.50 Laneside

Chev Mule to £82.50 Kerricks

Suffolk to £78.50 Upper Senwick

Cheviot to £72.50 Balgrayhill

Blackface to £66.50, £59.50 Balgrayhill, £60.50 Belridding, £58.50 Wellhill

Leicester to £111.50 Liscleugh

corresponding week 2015 sale report