Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 16th August 2017.
78 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: In short supply.
OTM Cattle: Continue to be in big demand for all classes.
24 Beef cows Averaged 144.6p/kg to 197p/kg and £1576
47 Dairy Cows Averaged 115.9p/kg to 160p/kg and £1073.25
3 Bulls Averaged 155.1p/kg to 166p/kg and £1388.60
Charolais to £1576 Gairloch
Limousin to £1436.40 Bombie
Charolais Bull to £1388.60 Auchencairn
Simmental to £1303 Kirkton, £1152 Blairshinnoch
Limousin Bull to £1294.80 Highlaw, £1205.60 Kirkton of Crawford
Beef Shorthorn to £1216.75, £1066.05 Bogue
Angus to £1215.50 Blairshinnoch, £1192.80 Riggheads, £1063.35 Bogue, £1021.65 Corrie Mains
Holstein to £1073.25 Brownfield, £1066 Rue, £976.80 Upper Portrack, £973 Hartfield, £926.10 Boreland of Colvend , £917.60 Highlaw
British Friesian to £1025.10 Kirkland
Charolais to 197p Gairloch
Limousin to 189p Bombie, 152p Holmhead, 141p Midtown
Beef Shorthorn 179p, 157p Bogue
Blonde to 169p Maryfield
Angus to 168p Riggheads, 153p Bogue, 145p Corrie Mains
Limousin Bull to 166p Highlaw, 137p Kirkton of Crawford
Simmental to 160p Blairshinnoch
Simmental to 159p Kirkton
British Friesian to 153p Kirkland
Angus to 143p Blairshinnoch
Hosltein to 142p, 138p (x2) Kerricks 139p, 125p Hartfield, 135p, 125p (x2) Brownfield, 132p Upper Portrack, 130p Rue, 127p Chapelcroft, 126p Boreland of Colvend.
Charolais Bull to 131p Auchencairn
2171 Prime sheep forward
1603 Prime Lambs: Well fleshed lambs met a brisk demand selling at recent rates, leaner types meeting resisitance badly affecting averages.
268 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 183.4p/kg to 197/kg Loaningfoot
Texel to £75.50, £75 Dollard, £74 Belridding
Cross to £64.50 Roughside
Blackface to £61 Hannaston
1216 Lambs (39.1kg –45.5kg) Ave 187.3p/kg to 206/kg Over Abington.
Texel to £88.50 Rashgil Park, £88 Upper Tinwald, £87.50 Blackpark, £87 Lower shieldhill, £87 Belridding, £86.50 Skipmyre, £86 Druidhall
Suffolk to £83.50 Druidhall, £81 Hastinghall, £80 Abune the Brae
Cross to £70.50 Gibbonhill, £70 Hananston
119 Lambs (45.6kg - 52kg) Ave 185.5p/kg to 204p/kg Belridding
Texel to £102 Belridding, £95 Riggheads, £93 East Polquhirter, £91 Druidhall, £90 Rashgil Park, £89.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £88.50 New Mains
568 Cast ewes and rams: Similar trade with light ewes cheaper.
Charollais to £120, £96 Loaningfoot
Suffolk to £99 Bettyknowes
Cross to £97 Eastside, £88 Drumburn, £83 Corsencon, £82 Eastside, £80 Kirkton of Crawford
Texel to £96 (x2) Skipmyre, £95 Heithat, £92 Eastside
Cheviot to £75 Craigieland Hill, £68 Airyolland
Blackface to £56 Hannaston, £55 Corsencon, £55 Clonrae, £47 Glenlaugh
Charollais to £153 Riggheads