Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 6th June 2018.
62 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle easily sold to 236p/kg for a Limousin x Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & sons Butcher, Annan.
OTM's: Trade bouyant for all types of cows. Producers should take advantage of the increased competition.
35 Dairy Cows Ave 119p/kg to 144p/kg and £1214.40.
18 Beef Cows Ave 132p/kg to 157p/kg and £1256.
Charolais to £1256, £939.80 Greenfield
Holstein to £1214.40, £1063.35 Smallholmburn, £1083.30, £999 Slacks
Luing to £1203.60 Lawesknowe
Friesian to £1122.30 Drum
Fleckvieh to £1108.80, £1000.80 Slacks
Limousin to £1009.80 Greenfield
Charolais to 157p, 148p Greenfield
Limosuin to 153p Greenfield, 146p Cowans
Simmental to 150p Palaceknowe
Fleckvieh to 144p, 139p Slacks
Holstein to 142p Kirktonfield, 139p, 138p Smallholmburn, 138p, 135p Slacks, 125p Gamerigg, 123p Hotts
Friesian to 136p Fingland, 129p Drum
996 Prime sheep forward:
150 Prime lambs: More Demand, Averaging 263.3p/kg to 297p/kg Dressertland.
Charolais to £122, £112 Craigend
Texel to £120 Craigend, £116.50 Isle of Dalton, £114 Midtown
Beltex to £112 Park
442 Prime hoggs: Fleshier types easily sold. Sale averaging 194.8p/kg to 223p/kg Thorns.
Texel to £105 Barrsyard, £96 Lanarkland, £92.50 Barnbarroch
Cross to £95 Balgrayhill
Blackface to £95 Balgrayhill, £87 Marbarck
Badgerface to £84 Gall
404 Cast ewes: All classes sharper. More could have been sold.
Texel to £146.50 Glenhowan, £142.50 Maryfield, £130.50 North Cowshaw, £123.50 West Skelston
Suffolk to £115.50 Barnbarroch, £94.50 Upper Senwick, £88.50 Thorns
Lleyn to £115.50 Victoria House, £113.50 Halleaths
Cross to £103.50 Maryfield, £102.50 West Skelston, £97.50 Pendicle
Leicester to £103.50, £100.50 Clonrae
Cheviot Mule to £93.50 Barnbarroch, £84.50 Lanarkland
Cheviot to £92.50 Lanarkland, £79.50 Pendicle, £63.50 Chapelknowe
Blackface to £78.50, £71.50 Clonrae, £71.50 Thorns
Texel to £119.50 Drumpark, £119.50 Dollard
Leicester to £109.50, £95.50 Drumpark
Romney to £88.50 Upper Stepford