Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their opening Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th January 2017.
68 Cattle forward:
Prime Cattle – met a good trade and more required weekly.
Bullock Limousin to 222.5p D&R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill.
Heifer Limousin to 215.5p Balgrayhill, 215.5p Thwaite.
OTM Cattle – Sharper with plenty of competition for all classes.
Limousin to £1330 Waterside, £879.10 Cushag.
Holstein to £1277.20, £1092.50, £1055.60, £909 Conheath.
Hereford to £946.05 Cormaddie.
Simmental to £842.40 Cormaddie.
Luing to £803.25 Wellhill.
Limousin to 175p, Waterside, 118p Cushag.
Simmental 145p, Wellhill, 117p Cormaddie.
Holstein 124p, 116p, 115p Conheath, 116p Rockhallhead, 112p Rue, 109p Kirkland.
Luing to 119p, Wellhill.
British Blue to 117p, Lanegate.
Fleckvieh to 106p, Rockhallhead.
Charolais to £1356 Shancastle.
1055 prime sheep forward:
Prime Hoggs easier with over 44kg meeting little demad.
110 Hoggs (46+kg) ave 140p/kg to148p/kg, Townhead.
Suffolk to £70, Townhead.
Texel to £70, Riggheads.
374 Hoggs (39.1-45.5kg) ave160.4p/kg to179p/kg, Cocklicks
Texel to £73.50, Cocklicks, £72.50 Woodhead, £72, Riggheads and Woodfoot, £71, Bennan.
Cross to £67, Riggheads.
Blackface to £65 Riggheads.
93 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) ave 167.4p/kg to182p/kg, Craigiesland hill
Beltex to £69, Craigieland hill.
Texel to £67.50, Sandilands.
57 Hoggs (25.5-32kg) ave 150.5p/kg to158p/kg, Hillhead.
Texel to £49, Chapelknowe.
Blackface to £47.50, Shancastle Farm.
421 Cast ewes and rams: Trade Steady
Texel to £104.50,Mains of Airies, £91.50 Mairyfield.
Charollais to £79.50, Loaninfoot.
Beltex to £77.50, Chapelknowe.
Romney to £72.50, Mains of Airies.
Leicester to £71.50, Burn and Kenmure.
Blackface to £51.50, Hillhead.
Cheviot to £49.50, Brydekirk.
Cheviot to £78.50, Castlehill.