Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th April 2018.
69 Cattle Forward:
Prime catttle short of numbers. Sold to 226p for Limousin heifer from Yett.
OTMs short if supply and wanted by the full ringside of buyers who are demanding greater numbers weekly. Plainer show for quality.
42 Dairy Cows Ave 120.6p/kg to 144p/kg and £1091.15.
18 Beef Cows Ave 142.5p/kg to 164p/kg and £1264.
Limousin £1264.05 Edingham, £1036.80 Culdoach.
Simmental £1165.60 Herries, £1057.90 Oxgang.
Holstein £1091.15 Netherwood, £1086.80 Slacks, £1082.40 Longrigg, £1076.40 Wadsworth, £1065.60 Slacks, £1057.80 Kirtonfield.
Angus £1028.60 Druidhall/Braco.
British Blue £1012.65 Bankswood.
Fleckvieh to £1005.75 Slacks.
Angus 164p Edingham, 162p & 152p & 148p Druidhall/Braco.
Limousin 159 Edingham, 155p & 148p Bankswood, 144p Culdoach.
British Blue 157p Bankswood.
Simmental 149p Oxgang
Holstein 144p & 143p Slacks, 139p Netherwood, 138p Big Balcraig, 135p Burnside, 132p Hartfield & Longrigg, 130p Slacks & Big Balcraig.
Fleckveih 135p Slacks.
British Friesian 130p & 128p & 122p Linns, 122p Chapelcroft.
1,035 Prime and store sheep Forward:
802 Prime hoggs: Best hoggs met brisk competition although show very mixed.
132 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 211.8p/kg to 298p/kg Burnside.
Cheviot £75 Burnside.
Cross £73 Riggheads.
Blackface £72.5 Maryholm.
275 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 244p/kg to 314p/kg Nether Gribton.
Texel £118.50 Nether Gribton, £100 Meikleholm & Lanarkland.
Cheviot £95.50 Riggheads.
Blackface £94.50 Riggheads.
251 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 266p/kg to 302p/kg Rigghead.
Texel £125.50 Lanarkland, £120.50 Cleughbrae, £120 East Polquhirter.
Cheviot £125.50 Riggheads.
Suffolk £119.50 Cleughbrae, £117 Lanarkland.
Herdwick £113.50 Mosslands.
North Country Cheviot £112 & £111.50 Hoddomtown.
Blackface £102 Meikleholm.
144 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 263.6p/kg to 315p/kg Cleughbrae.
Texel £148.50 Hoddomtown, £143.50 Cleughbrae, £143 Shieldhill, £134 Meikleholm & East Polquhirter & Victoria House & Cleughbrae, £130 East Polquhirter.
Suffolk £132.50 Lanarkland, £130 Swyre.
Blackface £122.50 Nunnerie.
Cross £104 Clonrae.
233 Cast ewes and rams: Plenty of competition for all classes.
Texel £159 & £147 Meikleholm, £141.50 Boreland, £134.50 Nunnerie.
Suffolk £143 Upper Tinwald.
Cross £119 Woodhouse, £114.50 Swyre, £110.50 South Mains, £109.50 Nunnerie.
Charollais £114.50 Maryholm.
Dorset £113.50 Niviston.
Cheviot £89.50 Aar-Dar.
Blackface £83.50 Nether Gribton.
Texel £140.50 Meikleholm, £124.50 High Road.
Beltex £137.50 Nether Gribton.
Blackface £90.50 Ballinnie.