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

Per Head

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

Per Kilo

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.

Cast ewes: 

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

corresponding week 2016 sale report