Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 1st November 2017.

82 Cattle Forward:

13 Prime Cattle: Well bid

A British Blue heifer from Pendicle sold to 226p and a Limousin heifer from Horseholm sold to 224p.

69 OTM Cattle: All classes in shorter supply and met plenty of competition. A Charolais cow from Gairloch led the days trading at 185p and £1496

40 Beef Cows Ave 130.9p/kg to 185p/kg and £1496

29 Dairy Cows Ave 103.6p/kg to 146p/kg and £1119.30

Per Head

Charolais to £1496, £1393.20, £1369, £1346.40, £1299.30, £1212.60, £1166.40 Gairloch.

Angus to £1325.40 Gairloch

Hereford to £1201.50 Edingham, £973 Meikle Barncleugh

Holstein to £1119.30, £912.60 Conheath, £934.40 Newhouse, £868.70 Smallholmburn, £861.10 Barndennoch

Limousin to £1039.50 Gillesbie

Simmental to £946.15 Meikle Barncleugh

Per Kilo

Charolais to 185p, 183p, 172p, 170p, 162p, 153p Gairloch

Angus to 163p, 139p, 137p Tregallon, 141p Gairloch

British Friesian to 143p, 131p Drum

Hereford 139p Maikle Barncleugh, 135p Edingham

Limousin to 135p Gillespie, 133p Airds of Balcary

Holstein to 146p, 136p Newhouse, 134p, 115p, 111p Trailflat,125p Philgown, 123p, 117p Conheath, 119p, 110p Smallholmburn

Simmental 128p, 127p (x2) Meikle Barncleugh, 127p Awkhirk

1631 Prime sheep Forward:

734 Prime Lambs: Plainer offering forward. Best fleshed lambs continue to meet keen competition.

163 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 161.5p/kg to 186p/kg Heithat

Texel to £72.50 Heithat, £72 Harley Rigg

Cross to £58 Upper Barr

Blackface to £51.50 Dollard

418 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 165.4p/kg to 200p/kg Dollard

Beltex to £80 Dollard

Texel to £78.50, £75.50 Hoddomtown, £78 Skipmyre, £76 Waterhead, £75.50 Little Culloch, £75.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £75 Roshglen

Suffolk to £74.50 Netherhall, £72.50 Springfield

NCC to £70 Hoddomtown

Cross to £68 Foregirth, £66 East Polquhirter

Blackface to £61 Upper Barr

153 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 164p/kg to 171p/kg Upper Tinwald

Texel to £79.50 Little Culloch, £78.50 Upper Tinwald, £78 Terregles, £78 Netherhall

Suffolk to £77.50 (x2) Abune the Brae

Charollais to £75 Riggheads

897 Cast ewes and rams: Similar Trade

Texel to £112.50 Craigieland, £101.50 Wester Parkgate, £89.50 Little culmain

Cross to £81.50 Little Culmain, £79.50 Sandilands, £72.50 Kirkton of Crawford

Leicester to £74.50 Kikrton of Crawford

Suffolk to £69.50 Maryholm, £50.50 Carswadda, £50.50 Dollard

Blackface to £62.50 Foregirth, £54.50 Snar

Cheviot to£59.50, £51.50 Sprngfield

Texel Rams to £101.50 Harley Rigg

corresponding week 2016 sale report