Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 21st June 2017.

50 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: Met competitive bidding and were easily sold.

Limousin Heifer from JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark sold to 224p to W Lindsay 64 St John Street, Creetown.

OTM Cattle – Met an improved trade for all types with numbers far short of buyers needs. Producers should take advantage of the competitive ringside trade.

Beef cows averaged 143.4p/kg to 164p/kg and £1226.40

Dairy Cows averaged 117p/kg to 156p/kg and £1089.15

Per Head

Angus to £1226.40 Druidhall, £1193.50, £1148, £1139.25 Whitehall

Limousin to £1181.50, £1147.30 Hunterhouse, £1047.20 Belridding,

Holstein to £1089.15 Chapelcroft, £1079.65 Dunragit Home Farm, £1055.70 Hardgrove

Fleckvieh to £1078 (x2) Slacks

Per Kilo

Angus to 164p, 155p (x2) Whitehall, 146P Druidhall/Braco

Hereford to 153p Capelfoot

Holstein to 156p Ryemuir, 143p Dunragit Home Farm, 138p Hardgrove, 137p Chapelcroft, 135p Netherwood, 135p Slacks, 125p Townhead.

Limousin to 154p, 141p Belridding, 139p Hunterhouse

British Blue to 154p Hunterhouse

Fleckvieh to 140p (x2) Slacks

775 Prime sheep forward

489 Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs: Trade continues to please with ringside buyers pro-active.

258 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 237p/kg to 250p/kg Aar-Dar

Texel to £97 Aar-Dar, £95, £95, £92 Dressertland, £95, £94.50, £90 Druidhall/Braco, £93 Kiraugh Park

217 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 233.7p/kg to 256/kg Kiraugh Park

Beltex to £115 Kiraugh Park

Texel to £109 Paddockhole, £104.50 The Lodge, £104, £100.50 Slacks, £103 New, £101 Townpark, £100 Bankhead of Tinwald, £98.50 Kirkbride, £98 Denbieyett,

Suffolk to £107, £95.50 Palaceknowe, £105 Paddockhole, £98.50East

Lanegate, £97 Slacks, £96.50 Cushag, £95.50 New

Charollais to £102.50 (x2) Paddockhole

Jacob to £95.50 Aar-Dar

14 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 239p/kg to 257p/kg Kilncroft

Texel to £115 Kilncroft

Suffolk to £114 Palaceknowe, £113.50 Bankhead of Tinwald

Charollais to £110 Riggheads

285 Cast Ewes and Rams: Trade remains firm

Cast ewes: 

Texel to £127.50 Balgreggan, £120.50, £94.50 Skipmyre, £103.50 North Cowshaw

Leicester to £99.50 Balgreggan, £87.50 FardingJames

Cross to £89.50 Innerfiled, £84.50 Nether Gribton, £83.50 Skipmyre

Cheviot to £87.50 Woodhouse, £67.50 Nether Gribton

Blackface to £72.50 Sweetshawhead, £71.50 Woodhouse, £70.50 Balgreggan.

Rams:

Texel to £109.50 Farding James, £102.50 Nether Gribton

Leicester to £104.50 Farding james, £85.50 Ntehr Gribton, £80.50 Balgreggan.

corresponding week 2016 sale report