Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd March 2017.
57 Cattle forward:
Prime Cattle – Met Spirited bidding selling to 226p/kg from J & L Craik, Waterside to John Scott Meat (Paisley) Ltd. Others to 219p/kg Waterside to Border Meats Lockerbie.
OTM Cattle – Short of buyers needs with all classes selling well above sellers expectations.
Beef cows Averaged 126.5p/kg to 179 p/kg and £1192
Dairy Cows Averaged 112.5p/kg to 141p/kg and £1008.60
Charolais to £1192 (oxgang) Millhill, £1178.10 South Corrielaw
Limousin to £1074, £1064.55 Horseholm
Shorthorn to £1028.70 Gall
Holstein to £1008.60 Kerricks, £990.60, £917.60 Newhouse, £908 Upper Portrack
Friesian to £981.25, £930.60 Drum
Ayrshire to £969 Brownfield
British Blue to £964.25
Limousin to 179p, 147p, 141p Horseholm, 133p Glenlaugh
Charolais to 154p South Corrielaw, 149p (Oxgang) Millhill
British blue to 145p Heithat, 136p South Corrielaw
Friesian to 141p. 126P, 125p Drum
Holstein to 135p, 127p Upper Portrack, 127p, 124p Newhouse, 123p Kerricks, 122p, 121p Longbridgemuir, 121p Rockhallhead, 117p Netherwood.
Angus to 132p Brandleys
Shorthorn to 127p Gall
Luing to 121p Chanlockfoot
Ayrshire to 114p Brownfield
829 Prime sheep Forward
503 Hoggets -Firmer trade for all classes with numbers tightening.
211 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 172.1p/kg to 189p/kg Beuchan
Cheviot to £65 Woodfoot
Blackface to £64.50 Glenmanna, £64.50 Beuchan
198 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 179p/kg to 212p/kg Thorns
Texel to £83, £78, £77 Thorns, £76.50 Cameron Close
NCC £77.50 Riggheads
Blackface to £73 (x2) Thorns, £72.50 Riggheads
Suffolk to £73 Barnbarroch
94 Hoggs (45.6+kg) Ave 167.2p/kg to 174p/kg Thorns
Suffolk to £86.50 Lanarkland
NCC To £85.50 (x2), £84.50 Auchencrieff
Texel to £85 Lanarkland, £82.50 Elizafield, £82 Thorns
326 Cast ewes and rams: Trade better for both Light and Heavy ewes by £6-£8. More required weekly.
Texel Ewes from Bankswood sold to £119.50
Texel to £119.50, £97.50 Bankswood, £106.50 High Cairn.
NCC to £100.50 High Cairn, £86.50, £83.50 Archbank.
Cross to £78.50 Bankswood, £73.50 Nether Gribton, £72.50 Thorns.
Blackface to £68.50, £62 Glenmanna, £64.50 Nether Gribton, £62.50 High Cairn, £58.50 Thorns.