Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Limited held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

106 Prime & OTM Cattle

Prime Cattle very scarce and short of quality

Bullocks Limousin to 224.5p from AJ Forsyth & Co, Mid Bishopton to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie

OTM Cattle – Fleshed cows in short supply and in demand whilst leaner types meta steadier trade.

Per Head

Limousin to £1080 Blairshinnoch, £1064.25 Meikleholm

Simmental to £1094.40 Meikleholm

Holstein Friesian to £1023.50, £918.45 Conheath, £927.50 Ryemuir, £918 Guillyhill

Angus to £949 Blairshinnoch

Stabiliser to £945.30 South Mains

British Blue to £917.40 Sunnyhill

Charollais to £918 Gairloch

Belted Galloway to £890.95 Low Kirkbride

Bulls Limousin to £1476.20 New Hall, £1168.50 Porterstown

Per Kilo

Simmental to 152p Meiklholm

Angus to 146p Blairshinnoch

British Blue to 142p Mid Bishopton

Stabiliser to 137p, 125p (x2) South Mains

Limousin to 135p Blairshinnoch, 129p Meikleholm, 127p Newbigging

Charolais to 135p Gairloch

British Friesian 123p Dinwoodie Green

Holstein Friesian to 118p, 117p, 115p, 113p Conheath, 113p Meikle Dalbeattie, 111p Slacks, 111p Newhouse

Bulls Limousin to 123p Porterstown

816 Prime Sheep

430 Prime Lambs – Trade sharper with best lambs selling at 160-170ppk.

Sale average 148.5ppk

123 (32.1-39Kg) ave 148ppk to 180ppk Newlands

Texel to £59.50, £57.50 Newlands

Mule to £53.50 Lawesknowe

Blackface to £47.50 Brandleys

289 (39.1-45Kg) ave 148.7ppk to 176ppk Arnmannoch

Beltex to £71.50, £69.50 Netherton

Texel to £69.50 Arnmannoch, £67 Newlands, £66 Boreland, £65 East Raffles

Lleyn to £67 Upper Locharwoods

Suffolk to £61.50 Upper Barr, £59 Hayfield

Mule to £59 High Cairn

18 (45.6Kg +) ave 145.6ppk to 160ppk Netherton

Texel to £72.50 Over Cairn

Beltex to £72.50, £72 Netherton

384 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade looked easier

Texel to £88.50 Arnmannoch

Suffolk to £79.50 Oxgang, £77.50 Arnmannoch

Mule to £73 Maryfield, £68.50 Torkirra

Cheviot to £63.50 Burn

Lleyn to £63.50 Bennan

Blackface to £44 Torkirra


Texel to £96.50 Craiglearen

Suffolk to £84.50 Maryfield

Blackface to £65.50 Hayfield

corresponding week 2014 sale report