Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 21st February 2018.
96 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: Small show of 6 Prime Cattle were easily sold.
Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to 230p/kg, R Johnstone & Sons, Butcher, Annan
British Blue Heifer from JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark to 226p/kg, R Johnstone & Sons, Butcher, Annan.
90 OTM Cattle: Met plenty of demand with buyers demanding greater numbers of all classes on a weekly basis.
56 Dairy Cows Ave 109.3p/kg to 132p/kg and £1254
32 Beef Cows Ave 138.6p/kg to 172p/kg and £1304
2 Bulls Ave 121.8p/kg to 132p/kg and £1504.80
Galloway to £1504.80 Shancastle
Holstein to £1187.70 Riggheads
Charolais to £1304 Dalmakethar, £1171.50 Gairloch, £1100.50 Dalmakethar
Holstein to £1254 Netherwood, £1067.20, £965.20 Newhouse, £1047.20, £961.05 Chapelcroft.
Simmental to £1153.70 Edingham, £917.90 Hillside
Limousin to £1136 Dalmakethar, £1123.20 Newmains, £1075, £971.50 Midtown, £947.20 Glenstockdale
British Blue to £1065.80 Glenlaugh
Angus to £1057.50, £968.75 Dalmakethar
Friesian to £1032, £993.30 Drum
Luing to £1022 Hillside
Shorthorn to £1020.60 Dempsterton
Hereford to £1000.10 Hillside
Ayrshire to £824.10 Townhead
Galloway to 132p Shancastle
Limousin to 172p, 145p Midtown, 160p Dalmakethar, 156p New Mains
Charolais to 165p, 148p Gairloch, 163p, 155p Dalmakethar
Shorthorn to 162p Dempsterton
Angus to 155p, 141p Dalmakethar
British Blue to 146p Glenlaugh
Luing to 146p Hillside
Simmental to 139p Edingham, 137p Hillside
Hereford to 137p Hillside
Holstein to 132p Netherwood, 130p, 128p, 127p Newhouse, 129p Chapelcroft, 128p Grains, 127p Hartfield, 126p Barndennoch.
Friesan to 129p (x2) Drum
Ayrshire to 123p Townhead
1532 Prime sheep Forward:
778 Prime & Store Hoggs: Mixed show forward. Best hoggs scarce and wanted.
96 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 192.4p/kg to 221p/kg Whinnyhill
Texel to £67.50 Whinnyhill
Blackface to £57 High Creoch
357 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 198.6p/kg to 227p/kg Woodfoot
Cheviot to £84.50 Whinneyknowe
Texel to £82 Seeside, £78.50 Carswadda
Blackface to £78 Corsebank
Cheviot to £77 Auchencrieff
Suffolk to £74 Carswadda
240 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 213.4p/kg to 233p/kg Rigghead
Suffolk to £96.50 Lanarkland, £94.50 West Skelston, £94, £91 Riggheads
Texel to £96 Riggheads, £94 Lanarkland, ££93.50 West Skelston, £93 Shieldhill, £90.50 Lanarkland, £90.50 Barnbarroch
Blackface to £87 Sweetshawhead, £84 Glenmanna
85 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 208.4p/kg to 220p/kg Shieldhill
Suffolk to £105.50 West Skelston, £101.50 Lanarkland
Texel to £105 Clydeside, £105 Shieldhill, £101.50 West Skelston
Blackface to £88 Marbrack
Cross to £87.50 Netherhall
754 Cast Ewes and Rams: Good show of ewes with a big percentage hill ewes.
Suffolk to £110.50 Clydeside, £97.50 Carswadda, £89.50 Innerfield
Texel to £109.50 Drumburn, £104.50 Eastside, £101.50 Carswadda, £94.50 Sandilands, £94.50 Kingside
Beltex to £98.50 Drumcork
Cheviot to £97.50 Clydeside, £85.50 Raehills
Leicester to £94.50 Macqueston, £93.50 Netherhall
Cross to £91.50 Macqueston, £90.50 Carswadda, £88.50 Eastside
Charollais to £69.50 Drumcork
Blackface to £68.50 Stirkfield, £65.50 Kingside, £63.50 Macqueston.
Texel to £127.50, £118.50, £105.50 Clydeside
Suffolk to £123.50 Clydeside