Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

123 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: In Short Supply.

Limousin Heifers from Low Three Mark sold to 224p/kg selling to John Scott Meat ltd, Paisley, Also from the same home a Galloway Bullock sold to 208p/kg.

OTM Cattle: Larger show of OTM's met more competition

59 Beef Cows Ave 122.3p/kg to 173p/kg and £1366.70

46 Dairy Cows Ave 91.4p/kg to 116p/kg and £951.20

5 Bulls Ave 113p/kg to 125p/kg and £1212.50

Per Head

Limousin to £1366.70, £979.55 Cowans

Angus Bull to £1212.50, £1193.40 Druidhall/Braco

Angus to £1137.10 Carruthers, £1093.50 Herries, £999 Druidhall/Braco, £985.50, £919.80 Eastside.

Charolais to £1135.60 Foregirth

Hereford to £1122 Laneside

Blonde to £1088.55 Maryfield

Simmental to £1051.20, £1002 Barnbackle, £1014.30 Glenmanna.

British Blue to £1006.40 Barnbackle

Luing to £1003.30 Edingham

Holstein to £951.20 Longrigg, £904 Townhead

Friesian to £896.40 Drum

Per Kilo

Limousin to 173p, 137p Cowans,145p Farhills

Charolais to 167p Foregirth

Simmental to 167p, 144p, 137p Barnbackle, 147p Glenmanna

Angus to 165p, 156p, 146p, 140p Woodhead, 137p Carruthers, 135p, 132p Druidhall, 135p Herries, 135p Eastside, 127p Auldmills

Holstein to 141p New, 116p Longrigg, 116p Brownfield, 115p Hardgrove, 113p Townhead.

British Blue to 136p, 128p Barnbackle, 128p Capelfoot.

Hereford to 132p Kingan

Luing to 131p Barnbackle, 127p Edingham

Angus Bull to 125p Druidhall/Braco

Friesian to 113p, 112p Drum

Prime sheep Forward:

716 Prime Lambs: Numbers tighter, trade sharper. Fleshed lambs required.

119 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 162p/kg to 176p/kg Little Fenwick

Texel to £64.50 Little Fenwick, £64 Farthingwell

Charollais to £64.50 Little Fenwick

Cross to £61 Hall

382 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 171p/kg to 180p/kg Farthingwell

Texel to £78.50 (x2) shangan, £77.50 East Polquhirter, £77.50 Eastside, £77 Farthingwell, £76.50 Backburn

Charollais to £77.50 Riggheads

Cross to £65 Over Abington

Suffolk to £76.50 Shangan, £73.50 Hallmeadow, £71.50 Aar-Dar

211 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 166.3p/kg to 174p/kg Over Abington

Texel to £84.50 Muircleugh, £83 Riggheads, £83 Kirkton of Crawford, £81.50 New Mains £80 Prestrie, £80 Over Abington, £80 Little Culloch, £80 Craigielands, £79.50 Upper Tinwald

Suffolk to £79 East Polquhirter, £78 Prestrie.

476 Cast ewes and rams: Sharper On the Week

Texel to £147.50 Glenhowan, £103.50 Shangan, £101.50 New mains, £94.50 Corrie Mains.

Cross to £83.50 Shangan, £79.50 New Mains

Cheviot to £81.50 Newbank

Blackface to £58 Hill

Suffolk to £79.50 Shangan


corresponding week 2016 sale report