Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th October 2017.
123 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle: In Short Supply.
Limousin Heifers from Low Three Mark sold to 224p/kg selling to John Scott Meat ltd, Paisley, Also from the same home a Galloway Bullock sold to 208p/kg.
OTM Cattle: Larger show of OTM's met more competition
59 Beef Cows Ave 122.3p/kg to 173p/kg and £1366.70
46 Dairy Cows Ave 91.4p/kg to 116p/kg and £951.20
5 Bulls Ave 113p/kg to 125p/kg and £1212.50
Limousin to £1366.70, £979.55 Cowans
Angus Bull to £1212.50, £1193.40 Druidhall/Braco
Angus to £1137.10 Carruthers, £1093.50 Herries, £999 Druidhall/Braco, £985.50, £919.80 Eastside.
Charolais to £1135.60 Foregirth
Hereford to £1122 Laneside
Blonde to £1088.55 Maryfield
Simmental to £1051.20, £1002 Barnbackle, £1014.30 Glenmanna.
British Blue to £1006.40 Barnbackle
Luing to £1003.30 Edingham
Holstein to £951.20 Longrigg, £904 Townhead
Friesian to £896.40 Drum
Limousin to 173p, 137p Cowans,145p Farhills
Charolais to 167p Foregirth
Simmental to 167p, 144p, 137p Barnbackle, 147p Glenmanna
Angus to 165p, 156p, 146p, 140p Woodhead, 137p Carruthers, 135p, 132p Druidhall, 135p Herries, 135p Eastside, 127p Auldmills
Holstein to 141p New, 116p Longrigg, 116p Brownfield, 115p Hardgrove, 113p Townhead.
British Blue to 136p, 128p Barnbackle, 128p Capelfoot.
Hereford to 132p Kingan
Luing to 131p Barnbackle, 127p Edingham
Angus Bull to 125p Druidhall/Braco
Friesian to 113p, 112p Drum
Prime sheep Forward:
716 Prime Lambs: Numbers tighter, trade sharper. Fleshed lambs required.
119 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 162p/kg to 176p/kg Little Fenwick
Texel to £64.50 Little Fenwick, £64 Farthingwell
Charollais to £64.50 Little Fenwick
Cross to £61 Hall
382 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 171p/kg to 180p/kg Farthingwell
Texel to £78.50 (x2) shangan, £77.50 East Polquhirter, £77.50 Eastside, £77 Farthingwell, £76.50 Backburn
Charollais to £77.50 Riggheads
Cross to £65 Over Abington
Suffolk to £76.50 Shangan, £73.50 Hallmeadow, £71.50 Aar-Dar
211 Lambs (45.6kg+) Ave 166.3p/kg to 174p/kg Over Abington
Texel to £84.50 Muircleugh, £83 Riggheads, £83 Kirkton of Crawford, £81.50 New Mains £80 Prestrie, £80 Over Abington, £80 Little Culloch, £80 Craigielands, £79.50 Upper Tinwald
Suffolk to £79 East Polquhirter, £78 Prestrie.
476 Cast ewes and rams: Sharper On the Week
Texel to £147.50 Glenhowan, £103.50 Shangan, £101.50 New mains, £94.50 Corrie Mains.
Cross to £83.50 Shangan, £79.50 New Mains
Cheviot to £81.50 Newbank
Blackface to £58 Hill
Suffolk to £79.50 Shangan