Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th November 2015.

105 Cattle Forward

18 Prime Cattle – Trade Sharper, Best sorts scarce and wanted.


Limousin to 222.5p from I Nelson, Outertown to Mr S Ramsay, Falside

British Blue to 215.5p from Outertown, Annan to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan


Angus to 204.5p from A & J Wilson, Archwood to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie

87 OTM Cattle – All classes steadier

Per Head

Limousin to £1270.20 Farhills, £901.80 Edingham, £893.75 Skipmyre

Charolais to £1254.40 Catslackburn, £1001.70 Woodcroft, £879.45 Landis

Simmental to £892.50 Fairgirth

Saler to £831.60 Drumjargon

Hereford to £813.75 Leithenhall

Holstein Friesian to £776, £732.60 Newhouse

Angus to £742.35 Porterstown

Bulls Angus to £1116.05 Newlands

Limousin to £868.25 Millisle

Per Kilo

Charolais to 143p Landis, 128p Catslackburn, 126p Woodcroft

Saler to 126p Drumjargon, 110p Over Cairn, 106p Catslackburn

Limousin to 174p Farhills, 167p Edingham, 125p, 119p Skipmyre, 112p Porterstown

Simmental to 123p Dalhanna, 122p, 119p, 117p Drumjargon

Shorthorn to 107p Catslackburn

Angus to 104p Glencaple

Hereford to 105p Leithenhall

Holstein Friesian to 121p Kirkland, 99p, 97p Newhouse

Bulls Holstein to 108p Newhouse

Limousin to 115p Millisle

1595 Prime Sheep

937 Prime Lambs – All classes met a rise on the week to average 146.3ppk

311 (32.1-39Kg) ave 146.1ppk to 170ppk Lochwood

Texel to £62.50 Lochwood, £59 East Kirkcarsewell, £58.50 Ford, £58 Kirkhill of Dalton

Suffolk to £59 Ford

Blackface to £48.50 Drumcruilton

361 (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 146.4ppk to 174ppk Craigielandshill

Texel to £67 Upper Tinwald, £65.50 Craigielandshill, £65 East Raffles, £64 East Kirkcarsewell, £64 Kirkton

Suffolk to £65.50 Springfield

Charollais to £62 Borland Mains, £61.50 Lower Shieldhill

Blackface to £55 Guelt

Mule to £54.50 Lochwood

265 (45.6-52Kg) ave 137.4ppk to 155ppk Shangan

Texel to £72.50 Bush, £70.50 Upper Tinwald, £68.50 Third, £68.50 Bush

Beltex to £72.50 Shangan

Suffolk to £68.50 East Polquhirter, £68.50 Third

Charollais to £66.50 Lower Shield Hill

Mule to £64 Guelt

658 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward

All types of ewes were bid for and more could have been sold to advantage.

Texel to £98.50 Mosslands, £75 Newmains

Mule to £73.50 Third, £69.50 Newmains

Chev Mule to £64.50 Springfield

NCC to £66.50 Marwhirn

Beltex to £78 Harleyrigg

Leicester to £73.50, £68.50 Foregirth

Blackface to £58.50 Kirkland, £54 East Polquhirter

Rams NCC to £83 Castlehill

Leicester to £79 Castlehill

corresponding week 2014 sale report