Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 8th February 2017.
103 Cattle forward:
16 Prime Cattle – Handy Weights met a brisk trade.
J Jardine, Yett sold a Limousin heifer to 231p/pkg to R Johnstone & Son Butchers, Annan. Another Heifer from the same home sold to 226p/kg going to Ballard Butchers, Castle Douglas. Limousin Heifer to 220.5p/pkg from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to John Scott Meat.
87 OTM Cattle – Once again all classes met plenty of competition.
48 Beef cows averaged 128.7p/kg
31 Dairy Cows 104.5p/kg
Charolais to £1462.60 Carterton
Limousin to £1245.75 Newmains,£1211 Capelfoot, £1037.40, £1035.55 Outertown, £979.80 Skipmyre.
Simmental to £1141, £1122.55 Outertown, £1134 Dalmakethar, £1048, £922.50 Dalmakethar.
Belgian Blue to £1123.20 Cocklicks
Fleckvieh £1079.15 Rockhallhead
Friesian to £1056 East Gallaberry, £975.80, £888 Drum.
Montbelliarde to £986.85 East Gallaberry.
Angus to £973.70 Dalmakethar, £915.90 Outertown
Holstein to £911.40 Barndennoch, £876.90 Meikle Dalbeattie.
Angus 182p Dalmakethar, 142p Outertown,129p Skipmyre
Simmental to 180p, 163p Dalmakethar, 163p 143p Outertown 131p Dalmakethar
Limousin to 151p Newmains, 149p Outertown, 140p Capelfoot , 139p Dalmakethar, 138p Skipmyre, 136p West Skelston
Belgian Blue to 144p Cocklicks
Charolais to 142p Carterton
Friesian to 139p, East Gallaberry, 119p, Drum
Holstein to 137p 124p, 123p 116p(x2) 114p Bardennoch 116p 115p West Galdenoch, 114p Townhead 13p Smallrigg, 112p Chapelcroft.
Montbelliarde to 129p East Gallaberry
Luing to 128p Horseholm
773 Prime and Store Hoggs- Quality sorts scarce and wanted trade steady.
182 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 169p/kg to 206p/kg Drumcork
286 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 165.6p/kg to 200p/kg Drumcork
191 Hoggs (46+kg) Ave 163.3p/kg to 177p/kg West Skelston.
Texel to £62.50 Lochmailing £55.50 Dollard
Suffolk to £57.50 Copewood
Cheviot to £57 Lochmailing
Beltex to £70 Drumcork
Texel to £68.50 2 Green View , £67.50 Carsegowan , £66.50 Bennan
Chev/Mule £63 Glenjaan
Blackface to £60.50 Dressertland, £60.50 Cleughbrae
Beltex to £80 Drumcork
Texel to £77.50 Paulsland, £74.50 2 Grreen View, £73.50(x2) Foregirth, £73.50 Cocklicks
Suffolk to £74.50 Riggheads, £73 Barnbarroch
Cross to £70.50 Ballinnie
Blackface to £67 Cleughbrae
Hoggs (46kg +)
Texel to £85, £84, £82 West Skelston £82.50 Clydeside £82 Nether Laggan, £81.50 (x2) Cleughbrae, £81.50 West Skelston , £80.50 Paulsland, £80 Clydeside.
Suffolk to £81.50 Carsegowan, £81 Cleughbrae
Beltex to £80 Clydeside
Blackface £70 Barr
114 store hoggs Easily Sold to £62.50
Cast ewes and rams: Similar to Last Week and sold to £98.50 for a Suffolk tup of Carsegowan.
Texel to £95.50 Tower, £85.50 Carsegowan, £84.50 Drumburn, £81.50 West Skelston.
Suffolk to £89.50 Thorns
Blue Leicester to £82.50 Hannaston
Cross to £76.50 Carsegowan, £72.50 Hill, £68.50 Tower, £66.50 West Skelston
Cheviot to £65.50 Dressertland, £64.50 Nether Stenries, £62.50 Barnbarroch.
Blackface to £54.20, £52.50 (x2) Thorns £49.50 Tower, £48.50 South Mains, £48.50 Finniness.
Suffolk to £98.50 Carsegowan
Blackface to £69.50 Dressertland
Leicester to £72.50 Craigmuie