Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th January 2016.

115 Prime & OTM Cattle

22 Prime Cattle – Best types in short supply and well bid.

Heifers Limousin to 221.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 218.5p from Brydekirk Mains, 214.5p from Mr R McKelvey, Burnside.

Angus to 212.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains

93 OTM Cattle – All classes sharper, leaner dairy cows keenly wanted.

Per Head

Limousin to £1131.90, £909.65 Dalmakethar, £994.50 Third

Simmental to £1100.25 Barshill, £937.50 Flatts of Cargen

Holstein to £982.80 Guillyhill, £932.15 Brownfield

British Friesian to £868.75 Drum

S Red to £778.75 Brownfield

Angus to £750.40 Edingham

Ayrshire to £622.50 Ryemuir

Per Head

Limousin to 154p Dalmakethar, 153p Third

Simmental to 135p Barshill

British Friesian to 125p Drum

Angus to 112p Edingham

Holstein Friesian to 108p (x2) Guillyhill, 106p Smallrigg, 103p Brownfield, 99p Woodhead

Blonde to 105p Dalmakethar


Ayrshire to 110p Muirside

Holstein to 110p Muirside, 100p Conheath

838 Prime Sheep Forward

637 Prime Hoggs – a very mixed offering reflected in the sales averages. Best Quality scarce and wanted. Texel Hoggs to £90 from Hillhead, Chapelknowe to J Kerr & Son, Butchers Gretna.

55 Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) ave 152.4p to 176p Horseclose

Blackface to £48.50 Terregles

187 Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 174.9p to 195p Townhead

Suffolk to £72 Townhead

Beltex to £70 Rigghead

Texel to £66.50 Tullochallum

Blackface to £65 Corsebank

312 Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 182.7p to 198p Hillhead

Suffolk to £83, £82.50 Townhead

Texel to £82.50 Rigghead, £82 Horseclose, £81.50 Upper Longbank, £80 Corncockle

Mule to £69 Belzies

NCC to £77 Horseclose

Blackface to £71 Horseclose

81 Hoggs (45.6Kg + ) ave 179.5p to 191p Hillhead

Texel to £90, £88 Hillhead, £86.50 Nether Laggan, £86.50 West Skelston, £86.50 Innerfield

Mule to £84 Meikle Barncleugh

Suffolk to £84 West Skelston, £84 Lanarkland

Beltex to £83 Hillhead

201 Cast Ewes & Rams – Ewes short of requirements, similar trade as to prior weeks.

Texel to £100 Nether Laggan, £95 Corncockle, £89.50 Nether Keir

Beltex to £100 Townfoot

Charollais to £87 Townfoot

Suffolk to £78.50 Druidhall

Cheviot to £65 Falgunzeon

Mule to £60 Innerfield, £59.50 Corncockle, £58 (x2) Druidhall, £58 Lanarkland

Jacob to £55 Corncockle

Blackface to £54.50 Druidhall, £53.50 Midlock, £51.50 Falgunzeon

Lleyn to £52.50 Falgunzeon

Rams Texel to £79 Nether Laggan

Blackface to £57 Midlock

corresponding week 2015 sale report