Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 3rd May 2017.

90 Cattle Forward:

16 Prime Cattle: Best sorts in short supply.

Limousin Heifers to 229p and 228p From J Jardine, Yett Farm Going to Johnstone Butchers, Annan

74 OTM Cattle – All classes of OTM's were easily sold and in big demand both for meat and further finishing.

Beef cows Averaged 145p/kg to 169p/kg and £1389.90

Dairy Cows Averaged 122p/kg to 156p/kg and £1159

Per Head

Beef Shorthorn to £1389.90 Meikle Barncleugh

Limousin to £1368.90 Herries, £1272.70 Townfoot, £1043.90 Bush of Craigs.

Angus to £1270.10, £1193.20, £1109.85, £1061.75 Whitehall, £1219.10 Tregallon, £1203.50 Townfoot, £1121.80 Herries, Lantonside.

Simmental to £1235.10 Chanlockfoot

Holstein to £1159.10, £1156, £1050.70 Slacks and £990.85 Bruntshields.

British Blue to £1136 Penlaw

Fleckvieh to £1123.75, £1115.40, £1080.40 Slacks.

Per Kilo

Limousin to 169p, 143p Herries, 147p, 146p Bush of Craigs, 145p (x2) Newmains, 143p Townfoot.

Simmental to 166p Meikle Barncleugh, 155p Cormaddie.

Hereford to 160p Meikle Barncleugh.

Angus to 158p Herries, 157p, 155p , 154p, 151p (x2) Whitehall, 146p Tregallon, 145p Townfoot, 143p Marr.

Holstein to 156p, 144p, 143p, Newhouse, 136p, 134p 133p Slacks, 133p Bruntshields, 132p, 130p Trailflat.

Fleckvieh to 146p,145p,144p,132p (x2) Slacks

British Blue to 142p Penlaw

Blonde to 139p Meikle Barncleugh

Ayrshire to 122p, 122p Park

640 Prime sheep Forward

14 Prime Lambs: First of the season met plenty of competition. Heavy weights harder to sell.

Texel Lambs to £103 Cleughbrae to local Annan Butchers R Johnstone & Sons.

426 Hoggs: Meated hoggs keenly sought.

214 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) Ave 184.58p/kg to 197p/kg Thorns

Blackface to £71.50 Beuchan, £71 Thorns, £68 Barnbarroch, £66.50 Meikle Holm.

152 Hoggs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 180.05p/kg to 195/kg Carswadda

Texel to £84 Carswadda, £80 Lanarkland

Cheviot to £79.50 Lanarkland

Charollais to £75 Shancastle

60 Hoggs (45.6+kg) Ave 151.81p/kg to 168p/kg Lanarkland

Texel to £85.50, £81.50 Guillyhill, £80.50, £80 Lanarkland

Milenium Blue to £82.50 Waterside of Terregles

Suffolk to £81 Springfield

Blackface to £73 Marbrack

156 Cast ewes and rams: Texel Ewes to £117.50 Rigghead.

Cast ewes:

Suffolk to £117.50 Rigghead, £106.50, £97.50,£95.50 Auchenfad

Texel to £105.50, £97.50 Sunnyhill, £95.50 Meikleholm.

Beltex to £99.50 Sunnyhill

Half Bred to £93.50 Halldykes

Cheviots to £85.50, £75.50, £79.50 Marwhirn, £85.50 Meikleholm

Cross to £76.50 Shambellie, £76.50 Woodhouse

Blackface to £57.50 and £56.50 Woodhouse.

corresponding week 2016 sale report