Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday 12th May 2021.
ALL classes of cattle in short supply.
Prime Cattle to 262p/kg Yett Farm to R. Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan with Limousin x heifer
OTM's were again in a big demand for a plainer show.
Dairy bred to 140p/kg averaging 126.2p/kg.
Beef to 182p/kg ave 148.6p/kg
Per Head: Lim - £1330 Tregallon, £1245 Pearsby Hall, £1044.05 Waterside. Sim - £1295.25 Tregallon. AA - £1104, £1094.75 Corrie Mains. Her - £1051.90 Slacks. Flec - £1147.50, £1109.70 Slacks. Hol - £1036 Slacks, £954.60 Branetrigg. BB - £1020 Tregallon.
Per Kilo: Lim – 182p, 166p Pearsby, 175p Tregallon. BB – 170p Tregallon. Sim – 157p Tregallon. AA – 151p Corrie Mains. Holstein – 140p Slacks, 129p Branetrigg. Flec – 137p 135p Slacks. Fri – 124p Braehead.
39 Spring Lambs: Suffolk x to £160 from North Cowshaw to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan. Texel x lambs to £148 from Meikleholm.
Top price per kilo of 380p per kilo from Backburn.
207 Prime Hoggs: Fleshed hoggs met a plenty of trade. Texel hoggs to £149 from Upper Longbank and 315p per kilo from Cairnbowie.
Tex £149 Upper Longbank, £143 Lanarkland.
Che £148 Upper Longbank.
Suf £136 Cairnbowie, £134 Townhead.
Mule £136 Upper Longbank.
154 Cast Ewes and Tups – Cast ewes would be a touch easier on the week.
Char £120 Loaningfoot.
Tex £118 Midtown & Loaningfoot, £112 Woodcroft & Slacks.
Suf £106 Slacks & Backburn.
Mule £93 Cushag, £91 Backburn, £90 Greenshields.
Chev Mule £92 Muirside.
Zwar £92 Great Easton Drive.
BF £78 Inglestone.
Suf £128 Nether Gribton.
Tex £135 Nether Gribton, £130 Meikleholm & Foregirth.