Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

54 Cattle Forward:

6 Prime Cattle: Easily sold selling to 234p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to Local Quality Butchers, Annan.

48 OTM's Short of requirements and trade competitive

39 Dairy Cows Ave 115.5p/kg to 145p/kg and £1165.80.

7 Beef Cows Ave 135.2p/kg to 144p/kg and £1166.40.

2 Bulls Ave 125.1p/kg to 126p/kg and £1348.20.

Per Head

Cows

Simmental to £1166.40 Rockhallhead

Holstein to £1165.80, £999 Slacks, £988.20 Chapelcroft, £947.10 Riggheads

Fleckvieh to £1139.80 Slacks

Limousin to £1058.20, £959 Laverockhall

Bulls

Simmental to £1348.20 East Lanegate, £1252.40 Abune the Brae

Per Kilo

Cows

Holstein to 145p, 135p, 134p Slacks, 135p Heathfield, 133p Townhead

Simmental to 144p Rockhallhead

Limousin to 143p, 137p Laverockhall

Fleckvieh to £139p Slacks, £134p Rockhallhead

Angus to 138p Blairshinnoch

862 Prime and store sheep Forward:

4 Prime Lambs sold to £135 for texels from Isle of Dalton to R Johnstone & sons Butchers Annan.

552 Prime hoggs: Fleshed hoggs wanted. Leaner types met a steady demand.

89 Hoggs (25.5kg-32kg) Ave 222.8p/kg to 249p/kg Barnbarroch.

Cheviot to £72 Riggheads

Blackface to £68 Barnbarroch

201 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 236.5p/kg to 271p/kg Over Abington.

Texel to £105.50 Over Abington, £99.50, £98 Lanarkland

Cheviot to £96 Riggheads

Blackface to £93 Riggheads

175 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 247.4p/kg to 270p/kg Cleughbrae.

Texel to £118.50 Cleughbrae, £115.50 Sprinfield Hill, £109, £106.50 Riggheads, £109 Over Abington

Suffolk to £116 Austin Upper Portrack, £104.50 Barnbarroch

NC Cheviot to £115.50, £106.50 Hoddomtown, £113.50 Cleughbrae, £108.50 Upper Portrack.

Cheviot Mule to £106.50

Blackface to £103 Chanlockfoot

87 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 236.6p/kg to 269p/kg Cleughbrae.

Texel to £140 Cleughbrae, £134 Gledenholm, £129 Over Abington, £129 Hoddomtown, £127.50 Backburn, £126 Terregles Bank

Suffolk to £135 Upper Portrack, £125.50 Cleughbrae, £113 West Skelston

NC Cheviot to £122.50 Upper Portrack

Cross to £110.50 Kirkbride

320 Cast ewes and rams:

Heavy ewes

Texel to £130.50, £117.50 Auchenfad, £114.50 Nether Dargavel, £114.50 Slacks, £110.50 Cragieland, £109.50 Bettyknowes.

Suffolk to £126.50, £114.50 Auchenfad, £99.50 Bettyknowes, £95.50.

Half-Bred to £119.50 West Lanegate

Cross to £94.50 Slacks, £94.50 Kirkbride

Mil.Blue to £93.50, £88.50 Waterside of Terregles

Light ewes

Blackface to £86.50 Fardingjames, £85.50 Shancastle, £75.50 Heithat, £74.50 Bettyknowes, £74.50 Newbigging

Cheviot to £80.50 Newbigging, £78.50, £73.50 Barnbarroch,

Rams

Charollais to £135.50 Backburn

Lleyn to £103.50 Gledenholm

Texel to £99.50 Slacks

corresponding week 2017 sale report