Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 31st May 2017.
77 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Met a firm demand despite a plainer offering forward.
Heifers sold to 228p/kg for a British Blue heifer from Pendicle selling to Johnstone Butcher, Annan others to 211p/kg for a Limousin heifer from JKW Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark.
OTM Cattle – Again met a pleasing trade with all classes being wanted.
Beef cows Averaged 145.2p/kg to 183p/kg and £1366.40
Dairy Cows Averaged 116.1p/kg to 142p/kg and £1157.65
Devon to £1366.40 Upper Portrack
Limousin to £1244.40 Belzies, £1095 Skipmyre, £1043.40 Eastside, £985.60 Third
Friesian to £1157.65 Lagganlees
Angus £1147.50, £1108.25 Blairshinnoch, £1086.80 Third, £1000.10, £998.30 Riggheads, £978 Clarencefield
Galloway £1142.40 Low Three Mark
Holstein to £1139 Smallhomburn, £1050.80 Netherwood, £1034.90, £992 Guillyhill, £1020.90 Townhead, £992.80, £992 Slacks
Luing to £1106.85, £1043.70 Kirkland
Charolais to £1016.50 Skipmyre
Fleckvieh to £945.20 Slacks
Limousin to 183p Belzies, 154p Third, 148p Eastside, 146p Hayfield, 146p Skipmyre
Angus to 163p Clarencefield, 153p, 143p Blairshinnoch, 152p Third, 149p, 147p, 146p Riggheads, 144p Eastside
Luing to 157p, 147p Kirkland
Holstein to 142p Netherwood, 136p Slacks, 134p Smallhomburn, £131p Gullyhill
Friesian to 137p Lagganlees
Galloway to 136p Low Three Mark
Fleckvieh to 136p Slacks
British Blue to 135p Hillhead
Hereford to 133p Eastside
817 Prime sheep forward
265 Prime Lambs: Best quality lambs met keen competition to average 239. 9p/kg
136 Lambs (32.1-39kg) Ave 246.6p/kg to 255p/kg Eastside
Texel to £99.50 (x2) Eastside, £96.50, £94 Kerricks, £94, £94 Dressertland.
122 Lambs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 233p/kg to 248/kg Upper Tinwald
Texel to £106.50 Fardingjames, £101.50, £98 (x2)Upper Tinwald, £100.50 New
Beltex to £103 Drumburn
Beltex to £103 Drumburn
Suffolk to £102.50 Drumburn, £97.50 New, £97.50 Hartbush
Charollais to £100.50 Loaningfoot, £99 Penlaw
7 Lambs (45.6+kg) Ave 225.9p/kg to 235p/kg Drumburn
Suffolk to £108 Drumburn
Texel to £106.50 Glenhowan, £104 (x2) Eastside,
Zwartble to £104 Glenhowan.
271 Prime Hoggs: Trade Bouyant
Suffolk to £100, £99.50 Townhead
Texel to £94 Steilston, £92.50, £91.50 Waterhole, £92.50 Waterside of Terregles
Blakface to £88 Glenmanna
Cross to £85 Whitedyke
Cast ewes and rams: Ewes overall easier on the week.
Beltex to £125.50 Park, £86.50 Sunnyhill
Texel to £119.50 Kilfaddoch, £115.50, £112.50 Riggheads, £115.50 Thorns
Charollais to 110.50 Wester Parkgate, £105.50 Riggheads
Mil Blue to £94.50 Park
Suffolk to £94.50 Thorns, £88.50 Sunnyhill