Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th July 2018.
6 Prime Cattle: Met a steady demand selling to 235p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett.
100 OTM's: Trade better than expected with buyers very active for all types of cows.
40 Dairy Cows Ave 107p/kg to 146p/kg and £1028.70
60 Beef Cows Ave 138.8p/kg to 197p/kg and £1352.40
Beef Shorthorn to £1352.40, £1045.20, £1007.75 Dalswinton
Angus to £1295.60, £1182, £1163.50, £1087.70, £1064.55, £1056.40, £1011.20 Whitehall, £1287, £1123.20, £1087.80 Dalswinton
Limosuin to £1238.80, £1043 Bush of Craigs, £1169 Hayfield.
British Blue to £1073.25 Woodcroft
Holstein to £1028.70, £961.70 Rue, £1022 Morton Holm.
Simmental to £965.60 Woodcroft
Fleckvieh to £897.90 Rockhallhead
Ayrshire to £749.70 Nethertown
Angus to 197p, 179p, 158p (x2), 151p, 146p Whitehall, 181p Druidhall/Braco, 157p Bogue, 156p, (x2), 154p, 148p, 147p, Dalswinton.
British Blue to 163p Druidhall/Braco, 159p, 154p, 145p Woodcroft
Limousin to 163p, 149p Bush of Craigs , 158p Hayfield
Beef Shorthorn to 156p, 147p, 145p Dalswinton
Holstein to 146p, 124p, 122p, 118p Morton Holm, 127p, 119p, 118p Rue, 123p Heathfield, 118p Auchencrieff, 118p Trailflat
Simmental to 142p, 138p Woodcroft
Fleckvieh to 123p Rockhallhead
Ayrshire to 119p Nethertown
Small show of Prime sheep forward:
Prime lambs: averaging 186p/kg selling to 195p/kg Druidhall/Brco and £90 Nether Garrel.
Texel to £90(x2) Nether Garrel, £87 Newmains £82 Hayfield
Charollais to £87 Paddockhole
Hampshire to £80 Hollands
Cast ewes: Met a bouyant trade
Texel to £145, £130, £116 Maryfield, £126, £94 Kirkbog.
Suffolk to £92.50 Druidhall/Braco
Cross to £77.50 Hayfield, £73.50 Whitehall.