Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.
4 Prime Cattle: Met a keen trade with Limousin bullocks from AC Martin, Horseholm to 234p/kg to R Johnstone & sons, Butcher, Annan.
51 OTMs: Numbers very tight in the OTM ring with more buyers attending making the trade sharper.
27 Dairy Cows Ave 96.3p/kg to 123p/kg and £1045.
24 Beef Cows Ave 135.2p/kg to 166p/kg and £1137.60
Angus to £1062.60, £1051.90 Newbigging
Holstein to £1045.50 Conheath
Limousin to £1137.60 Dalmakethar, £1006.50 Skipmyre, £1005 Newbigging, £991.60 Kikrbride, £937.25 Belzies.
Simmental to £996, £972.40 Dalmakethar
Simmental to 166p, 153p, 143p Dalmakethar
Limousin to 165p, 141p Skipmyre,163p Belzies, 158p, 131p Dalmakethar, 150p Newbigging, 148p Kirkbride, 143p Dressertland
Angus to 157p,154p,143p Newbigging
Hereford to 145p Philgown
British Blue to 138p Crawthat
Holstein to 123p Conheath, 117p New Farm, 108p Hardgrove, 107p Shenrick
Friesan to 118p Baltersan
989 Prime sheep forward:
567 Prime lambs: Best Lambs in plenty of demand. Lean and smaller lambs met a limited trade.
200 Lambs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 163p/kg To 191p/kg Rigghead.
Texel to £74.50 Riggheads, £66 (x2) Hallmeadow
Suffolk to £67 Hallmeadow, £65 Brandleys.
Cheviot to £65.50 Dalhanna
286 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 182.2p/kg To 197p/kg Shambellie Grange
Texel to £86.50 Kilquhanity, £84.50 Shambellie Grange, £84, £83.50 Eastside (Ferguson), £84 Capelfoot (x2), £, £83.50 Riggheads, £82 Fardingjames
Suffolk to £78 Fardingjames, £77 Swyre
Cheviot to £74 Dalhanna
81 Lambs (45.6kg +) Ave 183.4p/kg To 192p/kg Glenkiln.
Texel to £95, £91, £88.50 Glenkiln, £89, £87.50 Capelfoot, £88.50 Eastside (Ferguson), £86.50 Shambellie Grange, £85.50 High Cairn
Suffolk to £82.50 Glenkiln
422 Cast ewes: Plainer show of ewes seen to be easier on the week.
Texel to £125 Over Abington, £103.50 Druidhall, £98.50 High Cairn
Leicester to £103 Cairnhall
Suffolk to £86.50 Druidhall
Cheviot- Mule to £88.50 Glenkiln, £72.50 Heithat, £65.50 Dalhannah
Lleyn to £78.50 Laneside
Cross to £72.50 Druidhall, £68.50 Backburn, £66.50 Eastside (Kilpatrick), £63.50 Midlock
Blackface to £61.50 High Cairn
Blackface to £66.50 Dalhanna