Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th May 2016.

62 Prime & OTM Cattle

Small show of Prime Cattle were scarce of buyers needs. Local Butchers and Wholesalers require numbers of local sourced beef.

Bullocks to 217.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan.

Heifers to 211.5p from Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

OTM Cattle met a sharper trade with buyers competative for all classes

Per Head

Limousin to £1130.25 Isle of Dalton, £944.30 Ballaggan, £910 Barnbackle, £897.75 Sunnyhill

Angus to £941.70, £904.20 Carruthers, £928 Sunnyhill

Fleckvieh to £935.20, £893.75 Slacks

British Blue to £925.75 Glendarroch

Holstien Friesian to £904, £875.75 Slacks


Angus to £1192.50 Maxwelltown

Holstein Friesian to £1075.35 Kerricks

Per Kg

Limousin to 165p, 128p Isle of Dalton, 135p Sunnyhill, 133p Ballaggan, 130p Barnbackle

Angus to 145p Sunnyhill, 132p, 129p Carruthers

Limousin to 130p Isle of Dalton

Holstein Friesian to 126p, 115p, 114p, 113p (x2) Slacks

Fleckvieh to 125p, 121p Slacks

British Blue to 115p Glendarroch

British Friesian to 114p Fingland

N Red to 107p Mortonholm

Montbelliard to 105p Barnbackle

398 Prime Sheep

58 Prime Lambs – Dropped in value to £99 for Suffolks from North Cowshaw and 207p Texels from Bankhead averaging 193.5p

Suffolk to £99,£93, £90 North Cowshaw

Texel to £89.50 Bankhead of Tinwald

175 Prime Hoggs – Plain offering selling to £78.50 for Blackface from Troloss and 186p for Cheviots from Thorns averaging 146.2p

165 Cast Ewes & Rams – Cheaper on the week with a top of £85.50 from Tower, Sanquhar

Blue Leicester to £85.50 Tower, £79.50 Drumbuie, £76.50 Fardingjames

Texel to £84.50, £78.50 Victoria Hse, £76.50 West Skelston, £76.50 Eastside

Mule to £75.50 Ballinnie, £72.50 West Skelston, £70 Keyla Park, £69.50 Auchencheyne, £69.50 Eastside

Leicester to £82.50 Fardingjames

Suffolk to £74.50Rigghead, £67.50 Upper Senwick

Blackface to £65.50 Glenmanna, £57.50 Fardingjames

Blackface to £62.50 Tower, £61.50 (x2) Fell of Lochronald, £58.50 Upper Barr, £56.50 Gledenholm, £55.50 Merkland

Rams Blackface to £66.50 Brandleys

corresponding week 2015 sale report