Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th October 2017.
109 Cattle Forward:
11 Prime Cattle: Met a keen demand.
A British Blue heifer from Pendicle sold to 234p/kg to R Johnstone & Sons Butcher, Annan. A Galloway Bullock from Low Three Mark sold to 219p/kg going W Lindsay Butcher, Creetown.
98 OTM Cattle: Were well bid. Dairy cows generally lacked flesh.
55 Beef cows Averaged 124p/kg to 158p/kg and £1297.75
37 Dairy Cows Averaged 95.6p/kg to 136p/kg and £856.80
6 Bulls Ave 118p/kg to 140p/kg and £1612.50
Angus Bull to £1612.50 Ryemuir
Limousin Bull to £1414 Gairloch
Simmental to £1297.75 Third, £1004.15 Meikle Larbrax
Angus to £1287.80 Whitehall, £1150.80 Tregallon, £1022 Dalswinton
Limousin to £1193.20, £1058.50 Belridding, £1169.20 Lantonside.
British Blue to £1015.30 Belridding
Charolais to £990.15 Dalswinton
Holstein to £856.80 Trailflat
Ayrshire to £847 Ryemuir
Limousin to 158p,148p Herries, 157p,146p,129p Belridding, 139p Meikle Larbrax, 135p Shangan
Simmental to 145p Third, 133p Meikle Larbrax
British Blue to 143p Belridding
Angus to 140p, 138p, 135p Dalswinton 137p Whitehall, 137p Tregallon, 136p Druidhall/Braco
Limousin Bull to 140p Gairloch
BSH to 133p Dalswinton
Holstein to 134p, 127p New, 115p Rue, 114p Loaning, 112p Trailflat
Angus Bull to 125p Ryemuir
Ayrshire to 110p Ryemuir
1669 Prime sheep Forward:
940 Prime Lambs: Flesh required resulting in a sharper trade. Heavy lambs wanted.
47 Lambs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 158.2p/kg to 173p/kg Eastside
195 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 172.3p/kg to 186p/kg Balmae
Texel to £71.50, £68.50 Penlaw, £70.50 Klondyke
Suffolk to £66.50 Hastingshall
Cross to £63 Upper Barr
Blackface to £59 Holm of Daltallochan
465 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 172.9p/kg to 188p/kg Bridgestone
Texel to £82 East Polquhirter, £82(x3) , £80.50 Druidhall/Braco, £80.50 Eastside, £80.50 Paulsland, £80 Auchenfad, £80 Drumcruilton.
Suffolk to £76.50 Druidhall, £75.50 Hallmeadow
Beltex to £75 Bridgestone
233 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 174.4p/kg to 182p/kg Eastside
Texel to £87(x2), £86.50, £86 (x2), £84 Druidhall/Braco, £86.50 Gibbonhill, £86.50 Balmae, £85.50 Eastside, £84.50 Wellhill, £84.50 Longbeoch.
Suffolk to £86.50 Druidhall/Braco, £84 Abune the Brae, £84 Longbeoch,
£83.50 Westlanegate, £82, £80 Auchenfad.
729 Cast ewes and rams: Trade similar to recent weeks
Texel to £108.50, £106.50, £95.50 Barony, £103.50 Maryholm, £97.50 Bennan
Suffolk to £99.50 Auchenfad
Texel Rams £94.50 Bennan
Cheviot to £93.50 Cushag, £52.50 Craigieland Hill
Cross to £65.50 Woodhead
Blackface to £40.50 Upper Barr