Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th April 2018.
74 Cattle Forward:
Small show of prime cattle sold to 221p/kg from Low Three Mark.
OTM's continue to be in big demand for all classes. More could be sold weekly.
46 Dairy Cows Ave 127.4p/kg to 152p/kg and £1264.40.
21 Beef Cows Ave 144.7p/kg to 184p/kg and £1343.
2 Bulls Ave 160.5p/kg to 167p/kg and £1486.30.
Simmental £1343 Innerfield.
Fleckvieh £1246.40 & £1182.60 & £1179.75 Slacks.
Limousin £1196 Abune the Brae, £1196 Midtown, £1121.40 Newmains, £1074.40 Abune the Brae
Holstein £1145.50 Netherwood, £1066.50 Chapelcroft, £1045.20 Big Balcraig, £1032 Townhead, £1019.40 Hardgrave, £1007.40 Morton Holm.
British Friesian £1144 Park.
Angus £1056 Woodcroft.
Charolais £1486.30 Netherhall.
Limousin 184p Abune the Brae, 178p Newmains, 177p Midtown 158p Newmains, 158p & 147p Abune the Brae.
Simmental 170p Innerfield.
Angus 165p Woodcroft, 160p & 149p West Kirkbride, 146p Dempsterton, 143p Cleughead.
Fleckvieh 152p & 146p & 143p Slacks.
Holstein 147p Morton Holm, 145p Netherwood, 138p Morton Holm, 136p Big Balcraig, 135p Charpelcroft, 134p Big Balcraig & Hardgrave, 133p Brownfield, 132p Newhouse.
British Friesian 143p Park, 135p Hillend.
Norweign Red 135p Townhead.
Ayrshire 128p Park.
Charolais 167p Netherhall.
520 Prime and store sheep forward:
323 Prime hoggs: Meated hoggs wanted whilst leaner types met a more cautious demand.
123 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 208p/kg to 213p/kg Barnbarroch.
Cheviot £89 Barnbarroch.
Texel £84 Newhope.
Blackface £84 Marbrack.
Cross £77.50 Marwhirn.
114 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 234.1p/kg to 241p/kg Barnbarroch.
Texel £115 Cleughbrae.
Suffolk £110 Nether Gribton, £107.50 Cleughbrae.
North Country Cheviot £106 Cleughbrae, £105 Hoddomtown.
Cheviot Mule £102.50 Marwhirn.
Cheviot £95.50 Marwhirn.
86 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 241.6p/kg to 276p/kg Cleughbrae.
Suffolk £135.50 Cowans, 3119.50 Marwhirn.
Texel £135 & £134 Cleughbrae, £132 New, £130.50 Nether Gribton, £129.50 Cowans, £128 Castlehill.
Beltex £126.50 Cleughbrae.
Charollais £123.50 Nether Gribton.
Blackface £105 Marbrack.
197 Cast ewes and rams:
Suffolk £130.50 & £118.50 Newmains, £105.50 East Lanegate.
Texel £127.50 Castlehill, £126.50 Druidhall/Braco, £118.50 Newmains.
Half Bred £97.50 East Lanegate, £94.50 Hartbush.
Cross £96.50 Thorniethwaite, £95.50 Newmains & Sheildhill.
North Country Cheviot £86.50 East Lanegate, £85.50 Niviston.
Cheviot £99.50 Castlehill, £68.50 Nether Gribton.
Blackface £65.50 Nether Gribton, £64.50 Culdoach, £63.50 Demperston.
Texel £134.50 Woodcroft.
Zwartble £124.50 Hartbush.