Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th October 2018.
48 Cattle Forward
5 Prime Cattle Heifers from H W Sloan, Rigghead Sold to 238p/kg and 234p/kg purchased by Local Butchers R Johnstone & Sons, Annan and W Lindsay, Creetown.
OTM's: Very little flesh about although trade looked sharper with buyers seeking cows.
Limousin to £1116.50 Crawthat
Angus to £920 Redhall, £847.60 Corrie Mains
Holstein to £686.20 Brownfield, £666 Big Balcraig
Limousin to 145p Crawthat
Angus to 104p Corrie Mains
Holstein to 94p, 91p Brownfield, £90p Big Balcraig, £89p Mortonholm
1317 Prime Lambs & Ewes forward:
945 Prime lambs: Trade eased, Big percentage of heavy lambs forward forward. Lightwight lambs meeting the most competition.
260 Lambs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 165p/kg To 177p/kg Kilquhanity
Texel to £66.50 Drumlanrig, £65.50 Kilquhanity, £65 Riggheads
Suffolk to £62 Hall Meadow
Cheviot to £61 Craiglearen
Blackface to £56.50 Upper Barr
364 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 158p/kg To 182p/kg Tundergarth Mains
Texel to £82 Tundergarth Mains, £76.50 Nether Garrel, £94.50 Whitespots
Suffolk to £72 Netherhall, £71 Springfield
Cross to £70 Upper Barr, £68 East Polquhirter.
296 Lambs (45.6kg - 52kg) Ave 155.5p/kg To 188p/kg Nether Garrel
Texel to £90 Nether Garrel, £78 Whitespots, £77.50, £77 Tundergarth Mains, £77 Woodend
Suffolk to £76.50 Annefield
Cheviot to £69 Auchentaggart
25 Lambs (52.1kg +) Ave 143.1p/kg to 146p/kg Newton
Texel to £79 Nether Garrel, £77.50 Newton.
Suffolk to £78 Newton
372 Cast ewes: Sharper on the week for all classes. More could have been sold.
Texel to £97.50 East Polquhirter, £90.50 Hall Meadow, £85.50 Barnbarroch, £79.50 Ballaggan.
Suffolk to £79.50 Barnbarroch, £74.50, £70.50 Borland Mains
Cross to £77.50, £74.50 Long Beoch, £76, £72 Hill, £73.50 Dornells Estate
Cheviot to £72 Hill, £46.50 Springfield.
Cheviot to £69.50 Barnbarroch, £61.50 South Glen
Blackface to £57.50 South Mains, £56.50 East Polquhirter, £50.50 Ballaggan, £46.50 Netherhall