Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 6th September 2017.

96 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: Maintained recent values. Better types in short supply.

Limousin Heifers sold to 233p, Yett and 230p Pendicle to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan.

OTM Cattle: Again met plenty of competition for a plainer offering.

26 Beef cows Averaged 131.2p/kg to 195p/kg and £1414.80

58 Dairy Cows Averaged 115p/kg to 148p/kg and £1128

5 Bulls Averaged 128.6p/kg to 165p/kg and £1402.50

Per Head

Galloway Bull to £1402.50 Maxwelton

Beef Shorthorn to £1414.80 Ryehill

Angus to £1209, £1183.35, £1007.50 Druidhall/Braco, £1108.25 Yett, £1105.05 Corrie Mains

Charolais to £1199.25 Midtown

Hereford to £1138.80 Airyolland

Holstein to £1128, £1069.20, £1057.80, £1025.55 Slacks, £1038.45 Rue, £1016 Kerricks.

Simmental Bull to £1100 Potterland

Simmental to £1036.25 Airyolland

Friesian to £1019.10 Slacks

Fleckvieh to £1014.30 Slacks

Luing to £1008.70 Auchentaggart

Per Kilo

Angus to 195p, 159p, 155p, 147p Druidhall, 146p Springfield, 143p Yett, 139p Corrie Mains.

Charolais to 195p Midtown

Galloway Bull to 165p Maxwelton

Holstein to 148p, 147p, 144p, 142p, 135p Newhouse, 141p, 132p, 129p (x3) Slacks, 129p Rue, 128p Longbridgemuir, 127p (x2) Kerricks

Hereford to 146p Airyolland, 136p Cormaddie.

Simmental to 141p Airyolland

Limousin to 141p Abune the Brae

Fleckvieh to 138p, 127p Slacks

Simmental Bull 137p

Friesian to 136p Linns, 129p Slacks, 117p Drum

Beef Shorthorn 132p,131p Ryehill

Luing to 131p Auchentaggart

Ayrshire 129p Ryemuir, 120p Townhead

1329 Prime sheep Forward: All classes much easier on week.

838 Prime Lambs: Best meated lambs met competition.

Lean Lambs not Wanted.

77 Lambs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 154p/kg to 172p/kg Marbrack

Texel to £55 Low Grains

Blackface to £44 Drumlanrig

100 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 163.1p/kg to 191/kg Victoria House

Texel to £72 Over Abington, £67 Victoria House, £65 Penlaw, £65 Farthingwell

577 Lambs (39.1kg –45.5kg) Ave 174.5p/kg to 206/kg Brough

Texel to £84.50 The Brough, £82 Kirkaugh, £80 Farthingwell, £78.50, £78(x2) Eastside, £76.50 Corrie Mains, £75.50 Heithat

Suffolk to £79 Swyre, £74 The Bungalow, £73 Carswadda, £70.50 Hallmeadow, £70 Corrie Mains

Beltex to £78 Dollard

Continental to £77 Townpark

84 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 174.5p/kg to 185p/kg Culdrain

Texel to £87.50, £84.50 Kerricks, £85.50, £83.50 East Polquhirter, £85 Culdrain, £80 Farthingwell.

491 Cast ewes and rams: Slightly Easier on the Week.

Texel to £94.50 Kiraugh, £91.50 Penlaw, £89.50 Craigmuie

Cheviot to £92.50 Dressertland

Beltex to £90.50 Finniness

Suffolk to £89.50, £84.50 Meikleholm

Blue Leicester to £85.50 Marr

Cross to £77.50, £76.50 South Mains, £72.50 Marr

Blackface to £58.50 South Mains

corresponding week 2016 sale report