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
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.
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.
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.