Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

86 Cattle Forward:

8 Prime Cattle: Met keen competition

A British Blue Heifer from Pendicle sold to 232p bought by R Johnstone & Sons, Annan and Galloway Bullocks from Low Three Mark sold to 208p.

78 OTM Cattle: Very little flesh around. Although trade competitive.

61 Beef Cows Ave 113p/kg to 153p/kg and £1124.55

17 Dairy Cows Ave 105.7p/kg to 139p/kg and £1056.40

Per Head

Simmental to £1124.55 Herries

British Blue to £1121.80 Drumburn

Charolais to £1119.30 Merrick, £1003.30, £912 Locharwoods

Angus to £1102.20 Townfoot, £979.55 Herries

Fleckvieh to £1056.40, £965.20 Slacks

Holstein to £947.10 Netherwood, £888 Slacks, £850.50 Hardgrove

Hereford to £864 Park

Luing to £826 Wellhill

Shorthorn to £816.50 Herries

Limousin to £965.60 Merrick, 920.75, £785.40 Herries

Per Kilo

Simmental to 153p Herries

Salers to 147p Gillesbie

Limousin to 145p, Herries, 136p Merrick, 133p Hunthills

British Blue to 142p Drumburn

Shorthorn to 142p Herries

Fleckvieh to 139p, 133p, 127p Slacks

Angus to 137p Herries, 131p Townfoot, 131p Capelfoot

Charolais to 127p Nether Locharwoods, 123p Merrick

Holstein to 123p Netherwood

Hereford to 120p Park

Luing to 118p (x2) Wellhill

1613 Prime sheep forward:

1262 Prime Lambs: All classes of lambs sharper on the week.

428 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 167.48p/kg to 195p/kg Paddockhole

Texel to £71.50 Eastside, £70.50 Bennan, £70 Thorns

Charolais to £76 Paddockhole

Blackface to 365.50 Kirkton of Crawford

532 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 174.54p/kg to 188p/kg Whinneyknowe

Texel to £82 Burnside of Baltersan, £78.50 Newhope, £78 Muircleugh, £78 Craiglands, £78 Druidhall/braco, £78 Kirkton of Crawford, £78 Thorns

Cheviot to £81.50 Raggiewhat

Suffolk to £78.50 Abune the Brae

302 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 170.57p/kg to 176p/kg Raggiewhat

Suffolk to £88 Raggiewhat

Texel to £87.50, £86 Druidhall/Braco

351Cast ewes and rams: Slightly sharper

Texel to £140 Hill, £132.50 Clydeside

Leicester to 394.50 Cairnhall

Cheviot to £89.50 Annefield

Romney to £82.50, £71.50 Mains of Airies

Cross to £82.50 Whitespots

Suffolk to £79.50 Hillcrest

corresponding week 2016 sale report