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
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
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