Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.
64 Cattle Forward:
11 Prime Cattle: Better sample forward.
Limousin Heifers to 237p from J Jardine, Yett selling to Local Butcher R Johnstone & Son, Annan.
Others to 235p & 233p for Limousin Heifers from AC & S Martin, Horseholm.
53 OTM's: Trade continues to be brisk: More of all classes needed to meet demand.
25 Dairy Cows Ave 117.7p/kg to 143p/kg and £1158.30.
27 Beef Cows Ave 131.6p/kg to 147p/kg and £1137.10.
1 Beef Bull to 120p/kg and £1356.
Fleckvieh to £1158.30, £1101.10, £1087.30 Slacks
Holstein to £1142.40 Slacks, £990.60 Brownrigg
Angus to £1137.10, £1102.50, £1086.80, £992.80 Whitehall, £917.70 Carruthers
Limousin to £1056.40 Skipmyre, £959 Dollard, £938 Gateslack
British Blue to £986.90 Belzies
Angus to 147p, 146p. 143P, 142p, Whitehall, 141p Laught Mains, 138p Carruthers
Fleckvieh to £143p (x2), 131p Slacks
British Blue to 139p Belzies
Limousin to 139p, 134p, 133p Skipmyre, 137p Laught Mains, 134p, 133p Gateslack,
Charolais to 138p Dollard
Holstein to 136p Slacks, 127 Brownrigg, 124p Longbridgemuir, 122p Waterside
Simmental to 133p Dollard
Prime Sheep Forward:
157 Prime Lambs: Trade slipped back on the week.
Texel to £122 Terregles (Cook), £120 Meikleholm
Suffolk to £120, £112 (x2), £110 North Cowshaw, £115 Larglea
206 Prime Hoggs: Best fleshed hoggs wanted. Lean hoggs met little demand.
NC Cheviot £107 Archbank.
Suffolk to £106 Springfield Hill, £106 Cowans.
Cheviot-Mule to £106 Springfield Hill.
Texel £106 Woodhouse, £96 Lanarkland.
Charollais to £97 Springfield Hill.
187 Cast ewes and rams:
Texel to £131.50, £99.50 Sweetbit, £97.50 High Cairn, £93.50 Broomhills, £92.50 Hoddomtown, £91.50 New Mains,
Half-Bred £98.50 Hartbush
Cross to £90.50, £88.50 Bush, £86.50 Broomhills, £82.50 New Mains
Cheviot to £84.50 Hillhead
Lleyn to £84.50 Bramble Agriculture
Blackface to £75.50 Meikleholm, £68.50 High Cairn, £61.50 Sweetbit
Cheviot to £72.50 Kilquhanity
Texel to £120.50 High Cairn, £104.50 Kiraugh Park
Charollais to £118.50 Ardoch