Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 13th December 2017.

100 Cattle Forward:

12 Prime Cattle: Plain offering sold to 226p/kg for a Charolais x Heifer from Burnside.

88 OTM Cattle: Another show of mainly leaner cows met a competitive trade.

33 Beef Cows Ave 101.4p/kg to 157p/kg and £1209.90

55 Dairy Cows Ave 86p/kg to 139p/kg and £834

Per Head

Charolais to £1209.90 Marwhirn

Angus to £1044.05, £964.80, £951.40, £946.15 Whitehall

Limousin to £863.60 Annefield

Holstein to £834 Millisle, £803.40 Longrigg

Per Kilo

Angus to 144p , 134p, 127p Whitehall

Limousin to 127p Annefield, 123p Sunnyhill, 121p Park

Friesian to 106p Longrigg, 105p Drum

Holstein to 139p Millisle, 122p Rue,103p Longrigg

Prime sheep Forward:

1332 Prime Lambs:Trade better with light lambs being sought.

182 Lambs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 177p/kg to 190p/kg Glenmanna

Blackface to 60.50, £56.50 Glenmanna

458 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 179.9p/kg to 190p/kg Craigielands Hill

Suffolk to £72.50 Barr

Texel to £70.50 Druidhall, £70.50 Bennan, £70 Upper Rigg, £69.50 Woodcroft, £69.50 Roshglen, £69 Over Abington.

Blackface to £69.50(x2), £68.50, £64 Terregles, £67 (x3) Auchenhessnane, £63.50 Woodfoot

498 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 177.1p/kg to 200p/kg Airds of Balcary

Beltex to £83 Balgray Gas House

Texel to £80.50 (x2) Riggheads, £80 Woodfoot, £80 Airds of Balcary, £79.50 Druidhall/Braco, £79.50 Shangan

Cheviot to £79.50, £77.50 Dressertland

Suffolk to £78 Abune the Brae, £77 Barnbarroch

Cross to £72 Shangan, £72 Roshglen

154 Lambs (45.6kg to 52kg) Ave 162p/kg to 192p/kg Druidhall

Texel to £92, £82, £80.50 Druidhall/Braco, £84.50 Barrsyard, £82.50 Newton, £82 West Skelston, £80 Riggheads

Suffolk to £82 Riggheads

Cheviot to £77 Druidhall/Braco

40 Lambs (52.1kg+) Ave 154p/kg to 160p/kg Abune the Brae

Suffolk to £85 Abune the Brae

Texel to £85 Druidhall/Braco, £83 Newmains

635 Cast ewes and rams: again met plenty of competition for all classes.

Texel to £129.50, £103.50, £98.50 Howthat

Suffolk to £110.50 Sunnyhill, £89.50 Newmains, £81.50 Glenmanna

Beltex to £97.50 Balgray Gas house

Cross to £95.50(x2) Howthat, £71.50 Swyre

Blue Leicester to £91.50 Barr, £71.50 Foregirth

Cheviot to £75.50, £72.50, £63.50 Glenmanna, £74.50 Struanlee, £61.50 Burn

Cont £72.50 Cloggers

Blackface to £56.50 Clonrae, £52.50 Foregirth

corresponding week 2016 sale report