Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th April 2018.
91 Cattle Forward:
12 Prime Cattle: Were easily sold with best quality in short supply.
Limousin Heifers to 234p/kg & 229p/kg from J. Jardine, Yett Farm to R Johnstone & Sons, Annan.
79 OTM Cattle: Trade continues to please for a plainer show.
51 Dairy Cows Ave 116.5p/kg to 147p/kg and £1205.40.
28 Beef Cows Ave 127.3p/kg to 155p/kg and £1207.50.
Simmental to £1207.50 Tregallon (Fitzsimon).
Fleckvieh to £1205.40 & £1115.40 Slacks.
Limousin to £1139.60 Tregallon (Fitzsimon), £1130.25 & £1022 No2 Tregallon (Dunlop).
Holstein to £1085.40 New Farm, £1044 Rue Farm.
British Friesian to £1068 & £972 Drum.
Angus to £1048 Netherhall.
British Blue to 155p Druidhall/Braco, 149p Netherfield.
Simmental to 150p Tregallon (Fitzsimon), 148p Drumhumphry.
Limousin to 148p Tregallon (Fitzsimon), 147p Netherfield, 146p & 137p No2 Tregallon (Dunlop).
Fleckvieh to 147p & 143p Slacks.
Holstein Friesian to 145p Braehead.
Holstein to 145p Rue Farm, 139p Trailflat, 134p New Farm, 128p Rue Farm, 125p Barnbarroch.
Angus to 136p Dempsterton, 131p Netherhall.
Ayrshire to 114p Beuchan.
605 Prime and store sheep forward:
460 Prime Hoggs: Numbers tighter with well fleshed hoggs in big demand.
72 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 202.1p/kg to 258p/kg Burn.
Texel to £70.50 Muircleugh.
Cheviot to £66.50 Burn.
Blackface to £60 Beuchan.
151 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 229p/kg to 247p/kg Beuchan.
Blackface to £91.50 Woodfoot, £84.50 East Polquhirter & Woodhouse, £84 Beuchan.
Texel to £90.50 Woodfoot & Barnbarroch.
Cheviot to £86 Barnbarroch.
141 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 245.5p/kg to 286p/kg Woodhouse.
Texel to £114.50 Clydeside, £109.50 Muircleugh.
Cross to £113 Woodhouse.
Shetland to £111.50 Riggheads.
Suffolk to £110 Marwhirn.
Cheviot to £105.50 Burn.
Cheviot Mule to £105.50 Marwhirn.
Blackface to £103.50 Riggheads.
Herdwick to £102.50 Woodfoot.
96 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 267.6p/kg to 277p/kg Bush.
Suffolk to £154 Larglea, £144.50 Skipmyre.
Texel to £149 The Bush, £144.50 Skipmyre, £144 Greenfield, £140 Skipmyre, £138.50 The Bush, £134 West Skelston.
Cheviot Mule to £138 Greenfield.
Cross to £129.50 Woodhouse, £129 Woodfoot.
Blackface to £107.50 Riggheads, £100 Sweetshawhead.
145 Cast ewes and rams: Ewes sharper on the week.
Texel to £154.50 Bush, £141.50 Clydeside, £130.50 Bush.
Suffolk to £140.50 Larglea.
Cheviot Mule to £126.50 Arnmannoch.
Cross to £114.50 Bush, £106.50 Clydeside.
Blackface to £89.50 & £71.50 Clydeside, £63.50 Palaceknowe.
Lleyn £68.50 & £57.50 Bennan.
Cheviot to £67.50 Craigdhu.
Texel to £106.50 Muircleugh.
Blackface to £82.50 Glenmanna.