Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th March 2018.
94 Cattle Forward:
14 Prime Cattle: Plenty of demand for all classes.
Limousin heifers to 230p and 226p from J Jardine, Yett and 226p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm.
Charolais heifers to 224p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm.
80 OTM Cattle: Trade continues to exceed sellers expectations in particular steakers and boners. More could be sold every week to take advantage of the strong ringside competition.
57 Dairy Cows Ave 120.1p/kg to 165p/kg and £1290.50
21 Beef Cows Ave 144p/kg to 174p/kg and £1148.40
2 Bulls Ave 124.5p/kg to 141p/kg and £1410
Angus to £1410 Gallaberry
Simmental to £1155.40 Cormaddie
Fleckvieh to £1290.50, £1139 Slacks
Holstein to £1202.50, £1088, £1000.80 Newhouse,£1100 Conheath, £1016.40 Big Balcraig, £969.40 Heathfield, £963.80 Kirkbog, £931.50 Low Glengyre.
Limousin to £1148.40, £992.80 Midtown, £1124.20 Bush of Craigs, £1036.60 Netherhall, £976.50 Cormaddie
Simmental to £1095.60 Bush of Craigs
Devon to £1043.70 Annefield
Angus to £940.80 Cormaddie
Stabiliser to £939.40 Bennan
Friesan to £937.20 Park
Ayrshire to £921.60 Muirside
Angus to 141p Gallaberry
Limosuin to 174p, 146p Midtown, 155p Cormaddie, 154p Bush of Craigs, 146p Netherhall, 139p Annefield
Simmental to 166p Bush of Craigs
Holstein to 165p Gallaberry, 155p Conheath,139p, 136p, 130p Newhouse, 135p Low Glengyre, 132p, 131p Big Balcraig, 131p Heathfield
Ayrshire to 128p, 125p Muirside
Luing to 160p, 151p Hillside
Stabiliser to 154p (x2) Bennan
Devon to 147p Annefield
Angus to 147p, 137p Cormaddie, 139p Annefield
Fleckvieh to 145p, 143p, 134p Slacks
Friesan to 142p Park, 127p Fingland
1153 Prime and store sheep forward:
759 Prime Hoggs: Best hoggs continue to be wanted
153 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 196.09p/kg to 211p/kg Foregirth
Cheviot to £66.50 Upper Rigg
Blackface to £65 Chanlockfoot, £65 Bridgemark
Suffolk to £64 Upper Rigg
403 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 214.68p/kg to 239p/kg Newbigging
Blackface to £88, £86.50 Riggheads, £84 Riggheads, £79.50 Glenmanna
Texel to £87 Clydeside, £83.50 Nether Cargen
Suffolk to £86.50 Nether Cargen, £82 Lanarkland
Cheviot to £82.50 Newbigging
Cross to £78 Over Abington
153 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 227.88p/kg to 246p/kg Woodfoot
Texel to £104.50 West Skelston, £104 Riggheads, £101 Woodfoot, £100.50 Clydeside, £98.50 Over Abington
Suffolk to £95.50 Riggheads, £95 West Skelston
Cross to £94.50 Clydeside
50 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 208.39p/kg to 233p/kg Woodfoot
Texel to £120 Kilfaddoch, £115 Over abington, £114 Crochmore, £110 Clydeside
Suffolk to £114 West Skelston, £108 Swyre
Cross to £90 Over Abington
77 Store Hoggs: Met a competitive trade
Texel to £104 Kilfaddoch, £86, £77.50 Tinwald
Leicester to £84 Kilfaddoch
Cross to £73.50 Bogue
Blackface to £59.50 Bettyknowes, £56.50 Bogue
317 Cast Ewes and Rams: All classes exceptionally dear.
Texel to £153.50 Riggheads, £141.50 Kilfaddoch, £141 Loaningfoot, £140.50 Cowans, £128.50 Craighead
Suffolk to £124.50 Palaceknowe, £110.50 Backburn
Beltex to £107.50 Capelfoot
Cross to £105.50 Cowans, £103.50 Muircleugh, £98.50 Craighead
Leicester £95.50 Kilfaddoch
Blackface to £76.50 Longbeoch, £69.50 Craigdarroch, £65.50 Hayfield, £61.50 Auchenhay.
Texel to £133.50 Capelfoot
Blackface to £69.50 Marbrack.