Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 12th July 2017.
60 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Met plenty of competition.
Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to 225p Selling to R Johnstone & Sons Butcher, Annan and a Limousin Heifer from JWK Paterson, Low Three Mark sold to 222p going to Border Meats Ltd, Lockerbie.
OTM Cattle – Numbers were Short of Requirments.
Beef cows averaged 137p/kg to 153p/kg and £1313
Dairy Cows averaged 115.6p/kg to 141p/kg and £1022.50
Simmental to £1312.25 Millhill (oxgang), £1073 Potterland
Angus to £1180.80 Outertown, £1132.20 Potterland, £1078.70 Druidhall/Braco
Shorthorn to £1161.80 Potterland
Fleckvieh to £1022.50 Slacks
Holstein to £1006.25 Newhouse
Blonde to £1313 Maryfield
Saler to £1242.30 Gillespie
Simmnetal to £1204 Potterland
Charolais to £1018.50 Gateslack
Angus to 153p Potterland, 147p, 144p, 143p, 142p, 140p Outertown 140p Crossbankhead
Limousin to 149p Grennan
Shorthorn to 148p Potterland
Simmental to 145p Potterland, 145p Millhill (oxgang)
Montbeliarde to 142p Outertown
Fleckvieh to 141p, 133p Slacks
British Blue to 141p Sunnyhill
Holstein to 137p, 130p Smallholmburn, 125p Newhouse, 122p (x2) Meikle Killantrae, 121p Slacks.
Simmental to 140p Potterland
Blonde to 130p Maryfield
1363 Prime sheep Forward
Prime Lambs: Trade remains pleasing with 40kg + lambs meeting the biggest demand.
207 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 213.2p/kg to 237/kg Druidhall
Texel to £88.50 Druidhall/Braco, £85.50 Whinnyhill, £84.50 Skipmyre, £84.50 Wellhill.
Suffolk to £84 Skipmyre
Beltex to £80 Loaningfoot
758 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 216.8p/kg to 237/kg Skipmyre
Texel to £98, £95.50, £94.50 Eastside, £96.50 Kirkbride, £96, £95.50 Roshglen, £95.50 Shangan, £95 Druidhall/Braco, £94.50 Kerricks, £94.50 Rashgill Park
Suffolk to £97 West Skelston, £96.50 Lanarkland, £93.50 Skipmyre, £93.50 Kirkbride, £91.50 Shangan, £88.50 Shawhill
Cheviot to £94.50 Roshglen
83 Lambs (45.6kg - 52kg) Ave 216.2p/kg to 222p/kg Shieldhill
Texel to £106.50 Whitehall, £106 Belridding, £103.50 Shangan, £98.50 Newmains
Suffolk to £99.50 Shangan
4 Lambs (52.1kg +) Ave 198.2p/kg to 203p/kg Shieldhill
Texel to £107.50 Shieldhill, £105.50 Lanarkland.
302 Cast ewes and rams: All classes were keenly sought and more could have been sold to advantage.
Suffolk to £114.50 Bush of Craigs
Texel to £144.50 Hillside, £122.50 Farthingwell, £114.50 Cleughbrae, £103.50(x2) Hayfield
Blue Leicester to £103.50 Hillside, £94.50 Marr
Cross to £94.50 Shangan, £89.50 Hayfield, £88.50 Muircleugh, £88.50 Lower Shieldhill, £87.50 Victoria House
Kerryhill £79.50 Whitehall
Blackface to £69.50 Hayfield, £69.50 Shangan, £69.50 Blindburn, £65.50 Castlebrae, £63.50 Marr
Texel to £141.50 Abune the Brae
Suffolk to £99.50 Abune the Brae