Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 6th April 2016.

76 Cattle forward – Not a lot of excitement in the Prime Cattle Ring in keeping with the National Trend. Sale average 197p or (345.6p/kg at 57% D/W).

Simmental to 211.5p from Dinnans, Whithorn to Border Meats, Lockerbie

Limousin to 208.5p from J & J Campbell, Dinnans to Mr S Ramsey

62 OTM Cattle – Trade sharper, New buyers in attendance, more required to fill orders.

Per Head

Angus to £1014.30, £936 Druidhall

Holstrein Friesian to £1009.20, £963.30, £901.60 Slacks, £912 Woodhead, £910.15 Newhouse

Simmental to £999 Cormaddie, £894.60 Dinnans

Fleckvieh to £876 Slacks

British Blue to £832 Palaceknowe

N Red to £734.40 Mortonholm

Ayrshire to £717.60 Townhead

Per KG

Angus to 138p, 107p Druidhall, 129p Palaceknowe

Simmental to 142p Dinnans, 135p, 127p Cormaddie

British Blue to 128p Palaceknowe

Flecklvieh to 120p Slacks

Holstein to 119p New Farm, 119p Newhouse, 116p, 114p Slacks, 114p Woodhead

Nor Red to 108p Mortonholm

MRI to 108p Woodhead

Ayrshire to 104p Townhead

600 Prime Sheep

406 Prime Hoggs – very mixed offering with quality in short supply

81 Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 178.1p to 187p Lawesknowe

Texel to £70 Woodcroft

Cheviot to £66.50 Rigghead

Blackface to £65.50 Lawesknowe

168 Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 180.8p to 202p East Raffles

Texel to 89 East Raffles, £88.50 Bush, £87.50 Nether Laggan

Suffolk to £85 Lanarkland

Blackface to £78.50 Meikleholm

157 Hoggs (46Kg+) ave 178.7p to 202p Loaningfoot

Texel to £95 (x2) Loaningfoot, £93.50 Bush, £93 Cleughbrae, £91.50 East Raffles

Suffolk to £90 Meikleholm, £90 Lanarakland

NCC to £88 Cleughbrae

Blackface to £87.50 Sweetshawhead

194 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Ewes a steady trade with a top of £138.50 from AC Austin, Woodcroft

Texel to £138.50 Woodcroft, £128.50 Dressertland Cott, £119.50 Low Kirkbride, £116.50 Loaningfoot

Charollais to £128.50 Loaningfoot, £105.50 Rigghead

Beltex to £105.50 Nether Dargavel

Half Bred to £103.50 Hillhead

Suffolk to £96.50 Bridgestone, £88.50 Shawhill

Mule to £96.50 Nether Laggan, £94.50 Bush, £87.50 Dempsterton

Cheviot to £77.50 Alton, £75.50 Archbank

Blackface to £70.50 Hillhead, £70.50 Glenochar, £67.50 Dempsterton


Texel to £132.50 Bush, £90.50 Woodcroft

Leicester to £117.50 Sweetshawhead

Suffolk to £93.50 Woodcroft

corresponding week 2015 sale report