Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd February 2017.

76 Cattle forward:

Prime Cattle – Met a Satisfactory trade selling to 222p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from J Muir & Son, Cleughbrae to J Craig Ballard Butchers, Castle Douglas. Others 216p/kg Yett Also to Ballard.

OTM Cattle – Continue to meet Plenty of Competition for all classes.

Beef cows Averaged 126p/kg to 155 p/kg

Dairy Cows Averaged 103.6p/kg to 133p/kg

Per Head

Charolais to 1332.80 Netherhall

Limousin to £1247.75, £987.50 Newmains, £931.25 Panteth £829.60 Skipmyre

Simmental to £1185.70 Townhead

Angus to £1132.20 Shangan, £958.85, £923.55 Kikbride

British Blue to £1115.40 Searigg

Fleckvieh to £1030.75, £977.85 Slacks

Hereford to £948.15 Townhead

Holstein to £938.10, £900.90 Brownfield, £908.05 Ryemuir

Ayrshire to £792.30, £781 Bellfield

Per kilo

Limousin to 155p Newmains,128p Skipmyre, 127p, 126p Laught Mains

Angus to 153p Sahnagn, 131p, 127p Kirkbride, 129p Carruthers

British Blue to 143p Searigg

Simmental to 142p Townhead, 137p Kirkbride

Charolais to 136p Netherhall

Holstein to 136p Kirkland, 133p, 116p 113p Barndennoch, 127p Ryemuir, 125p Kirkland, 122p 116p Slacks, 118p, 117p Brownfield, 113p Kirktonfield

Fleckvieh to 133p, 123p Slacks

Hereford to 129p Townhead

Beef Shorthorn to 125p Bogue Farm

Ayrshire to 114p. 112p. 110p Bellfield

Friesian to 111p Auld Mills

811 Prime sheep Forward

405 Hoggets - Best hoggs very scarce

Best Hoggs 185 to 200p/kg

62 Hoggs (25.5-32) Ave 156p/kg to 165p/kg Glenjaan

165 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 164p/kg to 178p/kg Laight

Cheviot to £68 Woodhouse

Beltex to £67.50 Laight

Texel to £66 Cocklicks, £65 Maxwelltown, £65 Eastside, £65 Over Abington

101 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 144.3p/kg to 180p/kg Rigghead

Texel to £75 Riggheads, £75 Laight, £72 Muircleugh, £71.50 Farthingwell, £70 Townhead.

Blackface to £75 Riggheads

Cross to £67 Foregirth, £65 East Polquhirter

Chev/Mule £65 Third

78 Hoggs (45.6+kg) Ave 160.5p/kg to 169p/kg Third

Texel to £88.50, £82 Third £79 Thorns

Suffolk to £78.50 Townhead

NCC £78 Riggheads

Cross to £72 Riggheads

Store Hoggs

Texel to £62 Auchenfad

Cross to £57 Fardingjames

406 Cast ewes and rams: Cheaper by £1/£2 Per Head and sold to a top of £105.50 For Texel Rams from Skipmyre.

Cast ewes:

Texel to £99.50 Drumcork, £95.50, £89.50 Thorns

Beltex to £94.50 Carnavel, £91.50 Park

Suffolk to £88.50, £87, £85 Thorns

Cross to £76.50 Steilston, £75 Hill, £72.50 Skipmyre, £71.50 Eastside, £71, £64.50 Nether Gribton.

Cheviot to £68.50 Lawesknowe, £64.50 Nether Gribton

Blackface to £56 Lawesknowe, £42.50 (x2) Kingside


Texel to £105.50, £88.50 Skipmyre

Suffolk to £94 Third

Cheviot to £63.50 Glenjaan

corresponding week 2016 sale report