Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

118 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: Sold readily to 232p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from Low Three Mark to R Johnstone & Sons Butcher, Annan. Galloway Bullocks to 209p/kg Low Three Mark to J G Renwicks & Sons Butchers, Thornhill.

OTM Cattle: Continue to be wanted with all classes meeting competition.

43 Beef cows Averaged 120p/kg to 160p/kg and £1148

69 Dairy Cows Averaged 97.6p/kg to 148p/kg and £1139.60

Per Head

Angus to £1148, £1053, £1034.90, £1018 Whitehall, £1077 Druidhall/Braco, £1013.80 Skewbridge, £965.20 Slacks

Holstein to £1139 Mortonholm, £1015, £928.20 Barndennoch, £923.40 Brownfield

South Devon to £1122.55, £1013.80 Bettyknowes

Limousin to £1051 Pearsbyhall

Simmental to £986 Ash Road, £944 Porterstown

Fleckvieh to £910.80, £910.20 Slacks

Per Kilo

Simmental to 160p, 135p Porterstown, 145p Ash Road

Holstein to 148p, 124p Mortonholm, 145p, 127p, 119p Barndennoch, £129p Rue, 119p Newhouse

Limousin to 145p Pearsbyhall, £135p Bankswood, 135p Porterstown

South Devon 143p, 137p Bettyknowes

Angus to 140p, 139p, 135p, 134p, 133p Whitehall, 137p(x2) Skewbridge, 133p Druidhall/Braco, 127p Slacks

Fleckvieh to 138p Slacks

2037 Prime sheep Forward:

1386 Prime Lambs: Lambs need to be carrying plenty of flesh as leaner types are meeting limited demand distorting averages.

103 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 157.7p/kg to 184p/kg Craighead

Texel to £66 Dollard, £64 Burnhead

Blackface to £55 Lawesknowe

1051 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 161.7p/kg to 183p/kg Little Fenwick

Texel to £75.50 Newhope, £75.50 Belridding, £75.50 Sandilands, £74.50 Kirkton of Crawford

Beltex to £74 Kirkbride

Suffolk to £73.50 Riggheads, £68 Thorns

Charollais to £73 Riggheads

232 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 160p/kg to 183p/kg Netherhall

Suffolk to £88 Corrie Mains £73.50 Abune the Brae

Texel to £84 Netherhall, £81(x2), £79.50 Belridding, £78.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £78.50 Burnhead

Charollais to £77.50 Riggheads, £77 Little Fenwick

651 Cast ewes and rams: All Classes Looked Slightly Easier on the Week.

Suffolk to £87.50, £75.50 Barony College

Texel to £88.50 Mains of Airies, £88.50 Corrie Mains, £80.50 Roundfell

Cross to £88.50 Belzies, £83.50 Barony College

corresponding week 2016 sale report