Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th June 2018.
Due to the excellent spell of weather, all classes of cattle were forward in numbers far short of buyers needs.
Prime Cattle to 234p/kg from J. Jardine, Yett with a Limousin heifer.
28 OTMs: easily sold as buyers were in active mood.
18 Dairy Cows Ave 119.1p/kg to 145p/kg.
8 Beef Cows Ave 152.8p/kg to 172p/kg.
2 Bulls Ave 194.9p/kg to 197p/kg.
Simmental £1229 & £1116 Potterland.
Limousin £1137 Annefield.
Devon £1124 Annefield.
Hereford £1106 Park.
Holstein £992 Hardgrave, £950 Rue.
Holstein Friesian £928 Auchencrieff.
Charolais £1544 & £1457 Lanarkland.
Simmental 172p & 163p Potterland.
Limousin 171p Annefield.
Devon 163p Annefield.
Hereford 157p Park.
Holstein Friesian 145p Auchencrieff.
British Friesian 128p & 125p Baltersan, 126p Leathorn.
Holstein 128p & 123p Hardgrave, 126p Leathorn, 125p &122p Rue.
Charolais 197p & 193p Lanarkland.
345 Prime lambs: Trade slipping back for all classes to average 225p/kg.
220 Lambs (32.1-39kg) Ave 234p/kg to 261p/kg Dressertland.
Texel to £94 & £93.50 & £92.50 & £90 Dressertland.
125 Lambs (39.1-45kg) Ave 209p/kg to 233p/kg Foregirth.
Texel to £106 Foregirth, £93.50 Roshglen, £93 Foregirth, £92.50 Shangan, £91.50 Bush of Craigs.
Suffolk to £95 Roshglen.
51 Prime hoggs: Averaging 155p/kg to £75.50 Kilquhanity.
208 Cast ewes: Met competitive bidding for all classes.
Texel to £135.50 Kilfaddoch, £109.50 Roshglen, £108.50 Shangan, £107.50 & £105.50 Carsegowan.
Suffolk to £95.50 Carsegowan.
Blue Leicester to £94.50 Kilfaddoch.
Cross to £88.50 Roshglen & Carsegowan, £85.50 Pendicle.
Blackface to £73.50 Pendicle, £69.50 Nether Gribton.