Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 28th June 2017.
75 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: A small show of prime cattle sold to a top mof 230p for a tremendous limousin heifer from J Jardinne, Yett selling to R Johnstone & Sons, Annan
Many more handy weight cattle could be sold to vendors advantage.
OTM Cattle – A large show of 71 OTM cattle were forward and continued to meet a brisk selling trade in all categories. Sale topped at 174p for a Limousin Cow from Mesr Dunlop, Tregallon No2 with Dairy Cows selling to a top of 164p W J Kerr & Son, Gamerigg.
Producers Should Take Advantage of the Competitive Ringside Trade.
Beef cows Averaged 146.2p/kg to 174p/kg
Dairy Cows Averaged 119.5p/kg to 16p/kg
Angus Bull to £1369.60 Raeburnhead
Limousin to £1290 Grennan, £1064 Shangan, £1058.20, £1035, £950.95 Gateslack, £1022, £983.10 Tregallon No 2
Angus to £1287.60, £1155.15, £1131.50, £1043 Riggheads, £1214.35 Shambellie
Holstein to £1160.65 Netherwood, £1143.80 , £1120.50, £1042.80 Conheath, £1044.90 Gamerigg,
Fleckvieh to £1125.90, £975 Slacks
Friesian to £1073.25, £943.80 Drum
Blonde to £1038.50 Shangan
British Blue to £861.40 Millantae
Beef Shorthorn to £838.50 Bettyknowes
Luing to £837.90 Bettyknowes
Limousin to 174p, 167p, 146p Tregallon No 2, 172p Grennan,160p Shangan, 150p, 148p, 147p Gateslack
Holstein to 164p, 162p, 158p Gamerigg, 139p Netherwood, 135p(x2) Conheath, 135p Rue
Blonde to 155p Shanagan
Angus to 153p, 149p, 148p, 146p Riggheads, 149p Shambellie, 143p Druidhall/Braco 141p Annefield
British Blue to 146p
Beef Shorthorn to 130p Bettyknowes
Fleckvieh to 139p, 130p Slacks
Friesian to 135p, 132p Drum
Luing to 133p Bettyknowes
Angus Bull to 128p Raeburnhead
Galloway to 127p(x2) Barnbarroch
Ayrshire to 106p Waterside Mains
1137 Prime sheep Forward
792 Prime Lambs
Prime Lambs: A good show of lambs forward to the usual ringside of buyers. As in line with national trend, trade was slightly easier on the week with only best quality lambs with weight, easily upholding price, sale topped at 242p for texels from Shieldhill and to £115 from the same home.
Sale Averaged 213p/kg (SQQ 213.5p/kg)
256 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 211p/kg to 230/kg Glenlaugh
Texel to £87 Glenlaugh, £86 Dressertland, £86 Druidhall/Braco, £85.50 Cocklicks, £85.50 Nether Gribton.
Suffolk to £82 Lanarkland, £82 Abune the Brae
Cross £72 Townfoot
518 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 214.01p/kg to 242/kg Shieldhill
Texel to £104 Shieldhill, £100, £99 Eastdside, £86.50 Skipmyre, £96 Halldykes, £94.50 Glenlaugh
Suffolk to £91.50 Skipmyre, £90 Carswadda, £87.50 Kirkbride, £85 Shangan, £84.50 New
18 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 217p/kg to 230p/kg Shieldhill
Texel to £115, £110 Shieldhill, £101 Rashgill Park
Suffolk to £101 Sunnyhill, £99.50 Netherhall
285 Cast ewes and rams: Heavy ewes upheld recent rates and blackfaced ewes with flesh in great demand.
Texel to £141.50 Dressertland Cott, £123.50, £111.50, £93.50 Newmains, £117.50 Townfoot, £89.50 Dressertland
Suffolk to £104.50, £85 Newmains, £85.50 Upper Senwick
Berrichon to £95.50 Maryfield
Leicester to £94.50, £87.50 Culdoach, £91.50 Townfoot
Cheviot to £80.50 South Glen £74.50 Roshglen
Cross to £75.50 Gateslack, £70.50 Newmains, £68.50 Nether Gribton
Blackface to £66.50 Craigdarroch, £60.50 Chanlockfoot.
Leicester to £92.50 Culdoach.