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

Per Head

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.

Per kilo

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.

Cast ewes:

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

corresponding week 2016 sale report