Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 25th November 2015.

161 Cattle Forward

21 Prime Cattle – Trade improved with best sorts in demand


Charolais to 220.5p from AH Fisher, Merrick to John Scott Meat (Paisley) Ltd, 218.5p from Merrick, Portpatrick to Mr Sean McGimpsey


Charolais to 216.5p from Merrick, Portpatrick to R Johnstone Butchers Annan, 215.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to John Scott Meat (Paisley) Ltd, 215.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright, 215.5p from AH Fisher, Merrick to Lockerbie Abattor

140 OTM Cattle, all classes easier with big percentage of smaller dairy cows forward.

Per Head

Limousin to £941.70 Sunnyhill, £854.70 Meikle Cloak, £807.30 Upper Tinwald

Devon to £888

Shorthorn to £864 Breconside Cott, £748.80 Brickhouse

Stabiliser to £819.65, £795.70 South Mains

Angus to £788.40 Smallmuir

British Friesian to £743.60, £737.90 Drum

Holstein Friesian to £737.55 New Farm

Bulls Charolais to £1123.50 Maryfield

Simmental to £1030.75 Smallmuir

Per Kilo

Limousin to 129p Sunnyhill, 117p Upper Tinwald, 111p Meikle Cloak, 109p Annefield

Stabiliser to 111p, 109p, 108p South Mains

Shorthorn to 117p Brickhouse, 108p Breconside Cott

Angus to 108p Smallmuir, 99p Auld Mills

Holstein Friesian to 107p Townhead, 99p Barndennoch, 99p New Farm, 96p Kerricks, 96p Netherwood, 95p Meikle Killantrae

Nor Red to 96p Mortonholm

British Friesian to 95p Drum


Charolais to 105p Maryfield

1569 Prime Sheep

989 Prime Lambs – Best export weight lambs scarce – Trade better on the week more heavy lambs forward.

44 Lambs (25.5-32Kg) ave 149.2p to 172p Craigielandhill

Texel to £55 Craigieland Hill, £54 Millriggs

197 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 157.9p to 183p Craigielandhill

Texel to £71.50 Craigieland Hill, £68 Kirkton, £68 East Polquhirter, £67.50 Barnbackle

451 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 160.4p to 180p Rigghead

Texel to £74, £70 Riggheads, £72.50 Ballinnie, £71 Wellhill, £70 Rashgill

Suffolk to £69.50 Barnbarroch, £68.50 Sunnyhill

Lleyn to £68.50, £67.50 Laneside

Mule to £64.50 Ballinnie

228 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 151.3p to 157p Druidhall

Texel to £77.50 West Skelston, £76.50 Millriggs, £76.50 (x2) Riggheads, £75 Druidhall

Suffolk to £73 East Polquhirter

Blackface to £65 Laghead

69 Lambs (52Kg +) ave 133.5p to 142p West Skelston

Suffolk to £78, £75.50 West Skelston, £74.50 Dempsterton

Texel to £76.50 West Skelston

580 Cast Ewes & Rams sold to £100 for a Beltex and good fleshed ewes sharper with plain ewes easy to sell.

Beltex to £100, £77 Horseclose

Texel to £88.50 (x2), £84.50 Isle of Dalton, £88 Bankswood

Mule to £72 Rashgill, £68.50 Denbieyett, £68 Bankswood, £67 Kirkton

Cheviot to £58 Nisbet

Blackface to £51.50 Corsencon, £51 Hall, £50.50 Whitedyke, £50.50 Lawesknowe


Leicester to £70 Foregirth

corresponding week 2014 sale report