Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 5th April 2017.
74 Cattle forward:
Prime Cattle – Continue to be wanted with local butchers and wholesalers requiring more numbers on a weekly basis.
A Limousin Heifer from J & L Craik Waterside sold to 228p/kg to Ballard Butchers, Castle Douglas. A Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett Farm Sold to 224p/kg to R Johnstone & Sons Butcher, Annan. Another Heifer from J & L Craik Waterside sold to 224p/kg which went to John Scott Meat, Paisley.
OTM Cattle - Very keenly sought after with plenty of Competition From The Buyers in Attendance.
Beef cows Averaged 137.6p/kg to 174p/kg and £1508.80
Dairy Cows Averaged 114.4p/kg to 154p/kg and £1232
Charolais to £1508.8 Newmains
Holstein to £1232, £1068.8 Slacks, £1003 Lakehead, £992 Kirktonfield.
Limousin to £1470.3 Waterside
British Blue to £1316.55 Woodhall
Simmental to £1094.75 Palaceknowe
Limousin to £1092.75 Newmains
Fleckvieh to £1043.20 Slacks
Angus to £1043.7 Newmains
Luing to £999 Airyolland
Saler to £953.60 Challochglass(Low Glasnick)
Limousin to 174p Waterside
Charolais to 164p Newmains
Limousin to 155p, 139p Newmains
Holstein to 154p, 128p, 126p Slacks, 124p Kirktonfield, 122p Lakehead.
Simmental to 151p Palaceknowe
Saler to 149p Challochglass (Low Glasnick)
Angus to 147p Newmains
Luing to 135p Airyollannd
Hereford to 131p Palaceknowe
British Blue to 131p Woodhall
Fleckvieh to 128p Slacks
Swedish Red to 123p Shenrick
843 Prime sheep Forward
671 Hoggets Plain Show of Hoggs sold Cheaper on the week. Topping at £90 for Texel Hoggs from Cleughbrae.
221 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 176p/kg to 187p/kg Dressertland 259 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 173p/kg to 286/kg Cleughbrae
Cheviot to £78 (x2) Riggheads
Texel to £78 Lanarkland, £77 Riggheads, £76.50, £75.50 West Skelston
NCC to £77.50 Cleughbrae, £75 Hoddomtown
Charollais to £73 West Skelston
Blackface to £72.50 Auchenhessnane, £71.50 Marbrack, £71.50 Inglestone, £70.50 Cleughbrae
Cross to £69.50 Blackpark, £66.50 Foregirth
122 Hoggs (45.6+kg) Ave 159p/kg to 171p/kg Cleughbrae
Texel to £90, £82.50 Cleughbrae, £84 Lanarkland
Suffolk to £81.50 Lanarkland, £81 Cushag
NCC £79 Hoddomtown
Blackface to £77.50 Marbrack
172 Cast ewes and rams: Fewer ewes forward selling to £130.20 Burgess The bush. Texel Rams from the Same home sold to £128.50
More Numbers needed to meet demand.
Texel to £130.50 The Bush , £114.50 Nether Dargavel, £111.50 Sunnyhill
Beltex to £121.50 Nether Dargavel, £116.50 Balgray Garage House
Suffolk to £114.50, £98.50 Sunnyhill, £96.50 Kiraugh
Blue Leicter to £97.50 Cairnhall, £81.50 Finnieness.
Charollais to £96.50 Nether Dargavel
Half-Bred to £89.50 Hoddomtown
Cheviot to £67.50 Chanlockfoot
Texel to £128.50, £115.50 The Bush
Blue Leicter to £74.50 Fardingjames.