Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 21st June 2017.
50 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Met competitive bidding and were easily sold.
Limousin Heifer from JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark sold to 224p to W Lindsay 64 St John Street, Creetown.
OTM Cattle – Met an improved trade for all types with numbers far short of buyers needs. Producers should take advantage of the competitive ringside trade.
Beef cows averaged 143.4p/kg to 164p/kg and £1226.40
Dairy Cows averaged 117p/kg to 156p/kg and £1089.15
Angus to £1226.40 Druidhall, £1193.50, £1148, £1139.25 Whitehall
Limousin to £1181.50, £1147.30 Hunterhouse, £1047.20 Belridding,
Holstein to £1089.15 Chapelcroft, £1079.65 Dunragit Home Farm, £1055.70 Hardgrove
Fleckvieh to £1078 (x2) Slacks
Angus to 164p, 155p (x2) Whitehall, 146P Druidhall/Braco
Hereford to 153p Capelfoot
Holstein to 156p Ryemuir, 143p Dunragit Home Farm, 138p Hardgrove, 137p Chapelcroft, 135p Netherwood, 135p Slacks, 125p Townhead.
Limousin to 154p, 141p Belridding, 139p Hunterhouse
British Blue to 154p Hunterhouse
Fleckvieh to 140p (x2) Slacks
775 Prime sheep forward
489 Prime Lambs
Prime Lambs: Trade continues to please with ringside buyers pro-active.
258 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 237p/kg to 250p/kg Aar-Dar
Texel to £97 Aar-Dar, £95, £95, £92 Dressertland, £95, £94.50, £90 Druidhall/Braco, £93 Kiraugh Park
217 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 233.7p/kg to 256/kg Kiraugh Park
Beltex to £115 Kiraugh Park
Texel to £109 Paddockhole, £104.50 The Lodge, £104, £100.50 Slacks, £103 New, £101 Townpark, £100 Bankhead of Tinwald, £98.50 Kirkbride, £98 Denbieyett,
Suffolk to £107, £95.50 Palaceknowe, £105 Paddockhole, £98.50East
Lanegate, £97 Slacks, £96.50 Cushag, £95.50 New
Charollais to £102.50 (x2) Paddockhole
Jacob to £95.50 Aar-Dar
14 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 239p/kg to 257p/kg Kilncroft
Texel to £115 Kilncroft
Suffolk to £114 Palaceknowe, £113.50 Bankhead of Tinwald
Charollais to £110 Riggheads
285 Cast Ewes and Rams: Trade remains firm
Texel to £127.50 Balgreggan, £120.50, £94.50 Skipmyre, £103.50 North Cowshaw
Leicester to £99.50 Balgreggan, £87.50 Farding James
Cross to £89.50 Innerfiled, £84.50 Nether Gribton, £83.50 Skipmyre
Cheviot to £87.50 Woodhouse, £67.50 Nether Gribton
Blackface to £72.50 Sweetshawhead, £71.50 Woodhouse, £70.50 Balgreggan.
Texel to £109.50 Farding James, £102.50 Nether Gribton
Leicester to £104.50 Farding James, £85.50 Nether Gribton, £80.50 Balgreggan.