Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd May 2018.
52 Cattle Forward: Numbers short of requirements.
Prime Cattle: Easily sold selling to 230p/kg for Limousin x Heifers from Pendicle to M/s Yorke
British Blue Heifer's to 226p/kg Low Three Mark to W Lindsay Butchers, Creetown.
OTM's: Continue to meet stiff competition for all classes.
32 Dairy Cows Ave 124.6p/kg to 147p/kg and £1136.
10 Beef Cows Ave 150p/kg to 167p/kg and £1211.80.
Angus to £1211.80 Newbigging
Limousin to £1153.40, £1023 Glenstockdale Several
Friesan to £1136, £1024.10 Drum
Holstein to £1131 Conheath, £1066.50 Trailflat, £1006.40 Boreland of Colvend
Ayrshire to £1040 Ryemuir
Luing to £1018.70 Chanlockfoot
Luing to 167p Chanlockfoot
Angus to 166p, 142p Newbigging
Limousin to 158p, 155p, 152p Glenstockdale Several
Holstein to 148p Boreland of Colvend, 147p, 145p, 137p Longbridgemuir, 145p Conheath, 135p Trailflat, 133p Big Balcraig, 132p Shenrick.
Friesan to 142p, 133p, 131p Drum
Ayrshire to 130p Ryemuir
Brown Swiss to 119p West Cairnwell
407 Prime Sheep Forward:
Prime Lambs: Sold to £138 for Texels from Capelfoot.
221 Prime hoggs: Well fleshed hoggs maintained recent values selling to £137 for Texels from Lanarkland and to 298p/kg Newhope
11 Hoggs (25.5kg-32kg) Ave 207p/kg to 226p/kg
62 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 223/kg to 240p/kg
57 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 255p/kg to 298p/kg
90 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 241p/kg to 269p/kg
Texel to £137, £125 Lanarkland, £127 Woodhouse, £120 Swyre
Suffolk to £127 Lanarkland, £118.50 Swyre
Cross to £114 Woodhouse
185 Cast ewes and rams:
Texel to £128.50 Victoria House, £115.50 Isle of Dalton, £113.50 Swyre, £107 Shangan, £103.50 Drumburn, £103.50 Drumlanrig Park
Cross to £98.50 Shangan, £98.50 11 High Rd.
Cheviot to £91.50 Barnbarroch
Blackface to £82.50 Shangan, £79.50 Foregirth, £77.50 Dempsterton, £76.50 Clonrae
Texel to £120.50 4 Park St.