Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 5th September 2018.
Prime Cattle: In Demand selling to 244p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from AC Martin, Horseholm to local butchers R Johnstone & sons, Annan.
57 OTMs: Much sharper, entry comprising of dairy cattle only
Cows per Head
Devon to £1436.50, £910.45 Greenwrae Croft
Holstein to £1366.20, £960 Newhouse, £1223.20, £1155 Trailflat, £943.80 Ryemuir.
Cows Per Kilo
Devon to 169p Greenwrae Croft
Holstein to 157p, 123p Dryburgh, 139p, 132p Trailflat, 138p, 135p, 120p Newhouse, 126p Rue, 121p Ryemuir.
Belted Galloway to 143p Carrick Cottage.
Simmental to 135p Bogue
1512 Prime sheep forward:
904 Prime lambs: All classes easier although heavier weights continue to be wanted.
217 Lambs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 165.4p/kg To 191p/kg Marbrack.
Texel to £67, £65 Dollard, £66.50 Drumlanrig Park, £65 Marbrack.
496 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 178.2p/kg To 203p/kg Heithat
Texel to £83, £80 Heithat, £82.50 Nether Garrel, £81 Barr, £80.50 Carnavel, £80 Maryholm.
Suffolk to £82.50 Barbush, £80 West Lanegate.
Beltex to £81 Heithat, £79.50 Netherton.
191 Lambs (45.6kg +) Ave 173.7p/kg To 180p/kg Shieldhill.
Texel to £87.50 Shieldhill, £97.50 Culdrain, £97.50 Carnavel, £85.50 Eastside (Durisdeer)
Cheviot to £84.50 Merkland.
Suffolk to £84 Corrie Mains
608 Cast ewes: Good ewes similar trade, Plainer ewes a touch easier.
Texel to £128.50, £114.50, £101 Shieldhill, £124.50 Pendicle, £118.50 Nether Garrel.
Suffolk to £108.50 Merkland
Cross to £96.50 Pendicle, £94.50 Culdrain.
Leicester to £95.50 Kirkton of Crawford.
Half Bred £92.50 Awhirk.
Lleyn to £84.50 Bennan
Cheviot to £75.50 Muirside
Blackface to £53.50 Pendicle, £52.50 Ardoch
Texel to £99.50 Shieldhill