Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th January 2019.
78 Cattle Forward
Prime cattle sold at improved rates.
Limousin x Heifers to 234p/kg and 232p/kg from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to Local butchers R Johnstone & sons, Annan and W Lindsay, Creetown.
OTM Cattle sharper with more buyers present actively seeking greater numbers.
Holstein to £1076.40 Drum, £872.05 Newhouse
Friesian to £893 Drum
Charolais Bull to £885.80 Upper Barr
Limousin to £836 New Mains
Ayrshire to £773.50 Muirside
Holstein to 138p Drum, 126p, 107p, 105p, 100p (x2) Newhouse, 108p New Farm
Limousin to 110p New Mains, 110p Cowans
Ayrshire to 106p Muirside, 95p Ryemuir
Friesian to 101p Drum
1717 Sheep forward:
1347 Prime Hoggets: Trade slipped back although best sorts meeting the most demand.
106 Hoggs (25.5-32kg) Ave 189p/kg to 213p/kg Foregirth
Texel to £64 Foregirth, £61 Marr, £61 Bogue, £61 Broomhills.
Blackface to £55.50 High Creoch
510 Hoggs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 189.2p/kg To 217p/kg Whinneyknowe
Texel to £77 Whinneyknowe, £77 Auchenfad
Cheviot to £75.50 Dressertland
Suffolk to £74.50 East Polquhirter
Cross to £71 Pumplaburn
Blackface to £69 Whinneyknowe
427 Hoggs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 182.9/kg To 211p/kg Little Culloch
Texel to £84 Whinneyknowe, £84 Park, £84 Newhope
Cheviot to £80.50 Edingham, £80 Riggheads
Cheviot-Mule to £74 Pumplaburn
Cross to £72 Corsencon
Blackface to £68 Old Barr
304 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 170.4p/kg To 200p/kg Skipmyre
Texel to £96 Skipmyre, £90 Lanarkland, £90 Kilncroft, £89 Little Culloch
Suffolk to £90.50 Lanarkland
Charollais to £86 Riggheads
Cheviot-Mule to £83.50 Pumplaburn
366 Cast Sheep: Good Type ewes in demand.
Texel to £167.50 New Mains, £165.50 Maryfield, £157.50 Hillside, £147.50 Kilbrook House, £114.50 Bankswood, £98.50 (x2) Skipmyre
Suffolk to £99.50, £81 New Mains, £92.50 Muirside
Charollais to £85.50 Pumplaburn
Leicester to £78.50 Foregirth
Romney to £65.50 Millriggs
Cross to £65.50 Swyre, £64.50 Foregirth, £64.50 Kirkbride, £64.50 Struanlee, £64.50 Skipmyre
Cheviot to £61.50 Edingham
Blackface to £51.50 Finniness, £48.50 Corsencon, £44.50 Nether Stenries, £44.50 Foregirth.