Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th December 2017.
46 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Met a keen demand selling to 230p from Burnside, Lochmaben for a Limousin x Heifer to Messrs Ballrad Butchers, Castle Douglas.
OTM Cattle: Another show of mainly leaner cows met a competitive trade.
28 Beef Cows Ave 106.4p/kg to 128p/kg and £960
11 Dairy Cows Ave 87.7p/kg to 101p/kg and £848.60
Limousin to £960 Herries
Holstein to £848.40, £828 Conheath
British Blue to £801.45 Herries
Angus to £901.60 Bellfield, £838.40 Conheath, £738.40 Dalhanna
Luing to £732.25 Airyolland
Angus to 140p Kirkwood, 128p Conheath
Limousin to 128p Herries
Saler to 118p Dalhanna
Holstein to 101p, 100p Conheath
Prime sheep Forward:
857 Prime & Store Lambs: Prime Lambs met a pleasing trade with buyers in a festive mood.
106 Lambs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 171.2p/kg to 175p/kg Glenmanna
Blackface to £56 Glenmanna
185 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 182.4p/kg to 206p/kg Paddockhole
Texel to £73 Paddockhole, £73 Belridding, £72.50 Upper Rigg, £71, £70 Bennan
Beltex to £73, £70 Paddockhole
Blackface to £63 Glenmanna
354 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 179.4p/kg to 213p/kg Riggheads
Texel to £85 Riggheads, £81 East Polquhirter, £80.50 Little Culloch, £80.50, £80 Shieldhill
Suffolk to £76 Woodhouse, £73 Riggheads
Cross to £70 Abune the Brae
140 Lambs (45.6kg to 52kg) Ave 169.8p/kg to 172p/kg West Skelston
Zwartble to £101, £90 Riggheads
Suffolk to £87 West Skelston
Texel to £85.50, £83.50 Little Culloch, £85.50 Belridding, £84 Shieldhill, £82.50 West Skelston.
226 Cast ewes and rams:
Charollais to £137.50 Glenkilm
Texel to £117.50 Glenkiln, £102.50 Marr
Suffolk to £112.50 North Cowshaw
Charollais to £117.50 Riggheads
Texel to £114.50 North Cowshaw, £93.50 Bankswood, £91.50, £79.50 Dressertland
Cross to £83.50 Abune the Brae
Cheviot to £72.50 Glenmanna
Blackface to £42.50 Upper Rigg.