Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 25th January 2017.
53 Cattle forward:
Prime Cattle – To 214p/k for Charolais x Heifer from Horseholm.
OTM Cattle – Were once again in big demand with trade easily surpassing sellers expectations. Greater numbers needed every week to fill buyers orders.
Simmental to £1244.10 Newbie Mains.
Devon to £1106.25 Greenwrae Croft.
Blonde to £1077.30 Foregirth.
Holstein to £1015.20 Brownfield, £991.20 Meikle Killantrae, £944 Barndennoch, £891.25 Hardgrove, £885.50 Ryemuir.
British Friesian to £936 Drum.
Angus to £889.60 Holm of Daltallochan.
Holstein to 144p,121p Brownfield, 127p 118p, 117p, 115p Barndennoch, 119p, 115p Hardgrove,118p,116p Meikle Killantrae 116p Townhead, 115p Ryemuir, .
Simmental to 143p Newbie Mains
Blonde to 133p Foregirth
Angus 128p Holm of Daltallochan
Devon to 125p
British Friesian to 117p Drum, 111p Baltersan.
Holstein to £1294.70
365 Prime Hoggs - Very plain offering forward. Best export Hoggs very scarce selling at around the 180p/k mark.
230 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 162p/kg to 190p/kg Newhope.
79 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 161p/kg to 188p/kg Barnbarroch
56 Hoggs (46.1kg+) Ave 147.2p/kg to 177p/kg Nether Garrel.
Beltex to £85 Nether Garrel House.
Texel to £81, £80, £79.50, £77.50 Riggheads.
Blackface to £69 East Polquhirter.
Texel to £74, £73.50, £73.50 Nether Garrell, £73 West Bow Hill
Suffolk to £72 West Lanegate
Blackface to £61 Coresbank
Charollais to £69.50 Barnbarroch
Texel to £58 Sweetbit
Cross to £57.50 Sweetbit
Cheviots to £56.50 Beechgrove
189 Store Hoggs met a Sharp Demand.
Texel to £59 Lochwood
Suffolk to £58.50 Dalfibble
Cross to £58.50 Lochwood.
Blackface £48 Lochwood, £43.50 Low Garleffan, £42.50 Auchenhessnane
Cast ewes and rams:
Cast ewes: A good bit cheaper on the week and sold to a top £100.50 From A Brown Macqueston
Beltex to £84.50 Finnieness
Texel to £81.50, £78.50 Barony, £76.50 Belridding.
Suffolk to £76.50, £69.50 Barony
Cross to £74.50 Kenyon, £69.50 Newmains, £67.50 Barony, £66.50 Belridding.
Half-bred to £67.50 Belridding (x2)
Cheviot to £63.50, £57.50 Thorns.
Leicster to £62.50 Maqueston and Finnieness.
Blackface £37.50 Longbeoch , £37 Thorns, £36.50 Low Garleffan.
Blue Leicster to £100.50 Macqueston.
Charollais to £70 Sweetbit
Blackface to £55.50 Macqueston.