Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 1st March 2017.
64 Cattle forward:
Prime Cattle – Keenly Sought.
Limousin Heifer to 224p J&L Craik, Waterside to R Johnstone Butchers, Annan. Another Limousin heifer from the same home sold to 218p which went to Border Meats Ltd, Lockerbie. Heifer from Thwaite Farm sold to 215p to PR Duff, Wishaw
OTM Cattle – numbers far short of requirements with competition fierce for all classes.
Competition is king it is in your best interest to take advantage of this increase in trade.
Beef cows Averaged 125p/kg to 171 p/kg
Dairy Cows Averaged 107.5p/kg to 132p/kg
Galloway to £1181.25 Shancastle
Angus to £1060.20 Bankswood, £851.50 Druidhall
Holstein to £1022 Bruntshields, £909.65 Brownrigg, £905.20 Kerricks
Fleckvieh to £963.60 (x2) Slacks
Hereford to £952.15 Grove
British Blue to £936.65 Dalmakethar
Simmental to £896 Grove
Limousin to £891.10 Grove, £884.45 Dalmakethar.
Angus to 171p Bankswood, 147p Dalamakethar, 130p Druidhall.
Holstein to 146p Bruntshields,124p,114p Kerricks, 123p 114p Heathfield, 120p Trailflat
British Blue to 145p Bankswood, 143p Dalmakethar
Hereford to 139p, 128p Grove
Limousin to 133p Grove, 133p Bankswood, 133p, 128p Dalmakethar, 128p Sunnyhill.
Fleckvieh to 132p (x3) Slacks
Blonde to 128p Dalmakethar
Simmental to 128p Grove
Galloway to 125p Shancastle
959 Prime sheep Forward
565 Hoggets -All classes sold at increased levels.
92 Hoggs (25.5-32) Ave 171p/kg to 178p/kg Hayfield
Blackface to £55.50 Hayfield
136 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 177.6p/kg to 191p/kg Hillhead
Texel to £72 Whinneyknowe
Cheviot to £66.50 Cleughbraemill, £65.50 Woodhouse
Suffolk to £65 Whinneyknowe
196 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 176.4p/kg to 184p/kg Rigghead
Texel to £75.50 Riggheads, £75 Hillhead, £75(x2) Whinneyknowe, £74.50 Riggheads
Charollais to £75 Woodcroft
Blackface to £60 Nisbet
141 Hoggs (45.6+kg) Ave 162.4p/kg to 176p/kg Hillhead
Texel to £88 Hillhead, £83.50 West Skelston
NCC to £85.50, £81.50 Auchencrieff
Suffolk to £81 West Skelston, £80.50 Barnbarroch
Blue Leicester to £79.50 Midlock
Charollais to £77.50 Riggheads
Blackface to £75.50 Midlock
Store Hoggs to £62.50 an £60 Woodhead
394 Cast ewes and rams: Trade Sharper for all classes.
Texel to £140.50 Woodcroft, £107.50 Lochfoot, £96.50, £96.50 Thorns
£79.50 Thorniwthwaite, £78.50 Slacks
Cross to £75.50 Thorniethwaite, £74.50 Woodhouse, £73.50 Glenlaugh, £73.50 Nether Gribton, £71.50 Dornells Esate
Cheviot to £61.50 Nether Gribton
Blackface to £56.50 Netehr place, £56.50 Glenlaugh.
Suffolk to £110.50 Courance
Texel to £86.50 Carswadda
Blackface to £78.50 Skirling Mains
NCC £77.50 Marwhirn