Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd September 2015

96 Prime & OTM Cattle

12 Prime Cattle – Trade firmer – More cattle required

Bullocks Limousin to 223.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 219.5p from Faulding Cleugh, Kirkpatrick Fleming to W Lindsay Butchers Creetown.

Heifers Limousin to 221.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 215.5p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm to M/S PR Duff Wishaw

84 OTM Cattle – a plainer offer of mainly dairy cows forward. Trade no dearer

Per Head

Stabiliser to £1046.65 South Mains

Limousin to £1032 Millisle

Holstein Friesian to £906.30 Whitecroft Mains, £868.15 Netherwood, £839.30 Guillyhill, £828.40 Highlaw


Charolais to £1098.90 Meikle Barncleugh

Saler to £1023.35 North park

Limousin to £1017.90 Porterstown

Per Kg

Shorthorn to 133p Meikle Barncleugh

Limousin to 129p Millisle

Limousin to 123p (x2) Meikle Barncleugh

Stabiliser to 121p South Mains

Holstein Friesian to 114p Whitecroft Mains, 109p Highlaw, 109p (x2) Smallholmburn, 105p Boreland, 109p, 108p Guillyhill, 109p Townhead, 107p Guillielands

Montbelliard to 108p Ravenstone Mains

2128 Prime Sheep

1546 Prime Lambs – Trade much dearer for all classes with best lambs regularly selling at 175-190ppk to average 160.6ppk.

336 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 156.6ppk to 187ppk Barnbarroch

Texel to £68.50 Druidhall, £68.50 East Raffles, £64 East Kirkcarsewell

Suffolk to £60 Summerhill

Mule to £54 Merkland

1038 Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 161.8ppk to 192ppk Netherton

Texel to £80.50, £76.50, £76, £75.50 Netherton, £78.50 Craigielands hill, £76.50 Heithat, £76.50 Drumcruilton, £75 (x2) Eastside

Suffolk to £69.50 Townhead, £69 Courance, £67 High Drum

Charollais to £69.50 Shangan

Mule to £59.50 Guelt

142 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 153.4ppk to 166ppk to Eastside

Suffolk to £80.50 Roshglen, £79.50 Lanarkland

Texel to £80 Roshglen, £79 Lanarkland, £76.50 Eastside

Lambs per Kilo

Beltex to 192p, 189p Netherton, 191p Heithat

Texel to 187p Craigieland Hill, 180p East Raffles, 179p (x2) Eastside, 178p Drumcruilton, 176p Druidhall

582 Cast Ewes – All classes met a steady trade.

Suffolk to £77.50 Shangan

Texel to £77.50 Dressertland, £75.50 Ballaggan, £74.50 Copewood, £71.50 East Polquhirter

Mule to £65.50 South Mains, £63.50 (x2) Gateslack, £62.50 Ballaggan

NCC to £65.50 Newbank, £58.50 Marwhirn

Blackface to £55.50, £49.50 Corsebank, £52 Larg, £48.50 Maxwelltown

Rams Zwartble to £112.50 Wallacetown

corresponding week 2014 sale report