Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 21st October 2015.

95 Prime & OTM Cattle – Trade bouyant for a mixed offering


British Blue to 218.5p Brydekirk Mains, Annan to Mr Dick, Blackpool

Shorthorn to 217.5p Mr J Bell, Brydekirk to J Hall & Sons, Butchers Kirkcudbright

80 OTM Cattle – All classes met a brisker demand with more buyers in attendance.

Per Head

Limousin to £1002.15 Lantonside, £989 Dalswinton, £975 Edingham, £909.45 Shieldhill

Charolais to £943.80 Airds of Balcary

British Blue to £900.90 Lantonside

British Friesian to £830.50 Burnside of Baltersan

Simmental to £808.50 Corsencon

Holstein Friesian to £800.80 Newhouse

Ayrshire to £748.80 Woodhead


Charolais to £1187.70 Dalswinton

Simmental to £1132.80 Whitedyke

Per Kilo

Limousin to 141p Shieldhill, 131p Lantonside, 127p (x2) Belridding, 125p Edingham

Limousin to 133p Lantonside

Charolais to 121p Airds of Balcary

British Blue to 117p Lantonside

Angus to 110p Dalswinton

British Friesian to 110p, 108p, 104p Burnside of Baltersan

Holstein to 105p Rue, 105p (x2) Newhouse

Galloway to 105p Dalswinton

Whitebred Shorthorn to 104p Carterton

Ayrshire to 104p Woodhead

1819 Prime Sheep

1290 Prime Lambs – Trade sharper with plenty of best lambs selling at 160-170p, big percentage of out of SPEC lambs forward resulting in averages levelling at 145.3p

119 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 145.8p to 176p Eastside

Texel to £63 Eastside, £61.50 Heithat, £60 Barbush

776 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 145.2p to 171p Martingirth

Texel to £72 Thorns, £70 Druidhall, £69.50 Kirkton, £69.50 Hall, £68.50 Martingirth

Beltex to £70.50, £66.50 Netherton

Suffolk to £63 Abune the Brae

Mule to £61 Kirkton

405 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 134.8p to 150p Cocklicks

Texel to £74 Maxwelltown, £72 (x2) Thorns, £71.50 (x2) Eastside, £70.50 Cocklicks

Suffolk to £71.50, £70.50, £69.50 Thorns, £70.50 (x2) North Cowshaw, £69 Druidhall, £69 Third

Mule to £61 Newbigging

529 Cast Ewes – 7 Buyers present actively seeking ewes.

Texel to £93.50 Shancastle, £78 Balzies

NCC to £81.50, £79 Annefield

Mule to £75.50 Mardon, £74.50 Eastside

Suffolk to £74.50 Eastside

Leicester to £68.50 Dalpeddar

Cheviot to £67.50 Auchenage, £66.50 Chapel

Lleyn to £69.50 Craiglearen

Blackface to £47.50 newbigging, £45.50 Barr, £44.50 Dalpeddar, £44.50 Guelt

Rams Suffolk to £107.50 North Cowshaw

Charollais to £80.50 Druidhall

Leicester to £104.50 Dalpeddar

corresponding week 2014 sale report