Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 7th June 2017.
85 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Met brisk trading
Limousin Heifers sold to 241p/Kg and 226p/Kg from J Jardine, Yett Farm and a Blonde Heifer sold to 224p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm.
OTM Cattle – Continue to be in big demand, plainer show of dairy cows forward. WHM Sloan's long trek from the Mull of Galloway was worth while when he sold his limousin bull at £2000.70
Beef cows averaged 145.9p/kg to 188p/kg
Dairy Cows averaged 109.9p/kg to 146p/kg
Limousin Bull £2000.70 Mull of Galloway.
Angus to £1368 Gillrigg, £1131 Foregirth, £1069.50, £951.75 Riggheads, £965.25 Innerfield.
Simmental to £1353.60 Newbie Mains, £1098.5 Blairshinnoch, £974.4 Herries
Limousin to £1232.5 Riggheads, £1150.2 , £1132.5 Meikleholm, £1080.45, £1029 Blairshinnoch, £1050 Carruchan, £1021.8 Whinnyhill
Holstein to £1212.75 Netherwood, £1025, £1021.65, £1004.15 Slacks, £1003.20 New
Dairy Shorthorn to £1080.40 Brickhouse
Shorthorn to £1065.35 Gillesbie
Simmental to 188p Newbie Mains, 174p Herries, 169p Blairshinnoch
Limousin Bull to 171p Mull of Galloway
Limousin to 170p Riggheads, 162p, 151p Meikleholm, 156p Whinnyhill, 150p Carruchan, 150p Stockbridgehill, 147p(x2) Blairshinnoch, 145p Mosshead, 143p Herries.
Angus to 160p Gillrigg, 155p Riggheads, 145p Innerfield, 145p Foregirth, 144p Auchencheyne
Shorthorn to 149p Gillesbie
Holstein to 147p Netherwood, 139p, 133p 127p, 125p Slacks, 132p New,
128p Brownfield, 143p,126p Gamerigg, 125p Newhouse.
Dairy Shorthorn 146p Brickhouse
Hereford to 141p Auchencheyene
Ayrshire 133p Hollands
Prime Sheep Forward
310 Prime Lambs and Hoggs
Prime Lambs: Numbers far short of buyers needs. To average 266p/Kg and selling to £122 for Texels from Nithside.
29 Lambs Ave 269.1p/kg to 283p/kg Skipmyre
115 Lambs Ave 263.3p/kg to 280/kg Kirkbride
Texel to £122 £111 Nithside £120 Yett, £118.50 Denbieyett, £114 Meikleholm £113 Kirkbride, £110.50, £108 Skipmyre
Suffolk to £112 Kirkbride, £110.5 Meikleholm, £109 Denbieyett, £109 Shawhill, £107 Skipmyre
Prime Hoggs: Steady demand for a late season entry.
Texel to £94 (x2) Bankswood
Cheviot to £82.5 Marwhirn, £78 Springfield
Cross to £79.50 Sprinfield
Cast ewes and rams: Smaller show of 153 ewes with trade maintaining recent rates.
Texel to £125.50 Woodcroft, £117.50 Bankswood, £117.50 Woodcroft.
Cross to £96.50 Bankswood, £79.50 Mull of Galloway, £78.50 Nunnerie, £76.50 Skipmyre.
Half-Bred £79.50 West Lanegate
Cheviot to £79.50 Sprinfield, £63.50 Marwhirn
Zwartble to £61.50 Terregles