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
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
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