Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 7th October 2015.

80 Prime & OTM Cattle

15 Prime Cattle – Quality sorts again in short supply


Limousin to 225.5ppk from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright, 215.5ppk from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to PR Duff Ltd, Wishaw

65 OTM Cattle – All classes easier for a plainer show of cows.

Per Head

Simmental to £872.93 Springfield

British Blue to £858.05 Harwood on Teviot

Limousin to £827.05 Barshill

Holstein to £712.80 Kerricks, £710.70 Rue


Limousin to £1122.40 Capelfoot

Angus to £911.55 Lochmailing

Per Kg

Simmental to 169.5p Springfield, 107p Harwood on Teviot

Limousin to 119p Barshill, 117p Mosshead

British Blue to 131p Harwood on Teviot

Devon to £107p Glenlaugh

Holstein Friesian to 103p Rue, 99p Kerricks


Limousin to 122p Capelfoot

1860 Prime Sheep

1413 Prime Lambs – Trade firmer to average 144.4ppk affected by the big number of 44Kg+ Lambs forward

172 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 141ppk to 183ppk Courance

Texel to £60 Craighead, £60 Midtown

Beltex to £59.50 Kiraugh

Lleyn to £59.50 Laneside

852 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 144.7ppk to 177ppk Druidhall

Texel to £72 Garrel House, £70 Druidhall, £67 Kirkton, £66 Eastside

Suffolk to £64 Abune the Brae, £62 (x2) Outertown

Mule to £60 Hillbank, £57 Chapel

Berrichon to £59 Glen Darroch

389 Lambs (45.6Kg+) ave 139.1ppk to 154ppk Muircleugh

Suffolk to £70 Lanarkland, £70 Druidhall

Texel to £71.50, £70.50 Druidhall, £70.50 Muircleugh, £70.50 East Polquhirter, £70.50 Muircleugh

Texel to £75 Newlands, £72 Bush, £72 High Borgue

447 Cast Ewes – Trade better on the week

Texel to £88.50, £77.50 Eastside Durisdeer, £76.50 Auchenhill

Leicester to £74.50 Marr Cott

Mule to £67.50 Eastside, £67.50 Eastside Durisdeer

Cheviot to £49.50 Ardoch

Blackface to £48.50 Ardoch, £48.50, £45 Chanlockfoot

corresponding week 2014 sale report