Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 25th May 2016.

75 Prime & OTM Cattle

17 Prime Cattle – A plainer offering of cattle was presented to a full ringside of butchers and wholesalers requesting numbers.

Heifers Limousin to 209.5p from Mesrs R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 197.5p from R & J Temple, Wyliehole to Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas

58 OTM Cattle – Trade sharper, buyers very proactive

25 Dairy averaging 97.6p

33 Beef averaging 119.7p

OTM Per Head

Angus to to £1132.85, £968.50 Woodhead

Beef Shorthorn to £855.60 Ballaggan

Holstein Friesain to £839.50 New Farm, £828.40 Heathfield

Bulls Angus to £1020.60 Druidhall


Angus to 166p, 163p, 156p Woodhead, 122p Knockneen, 122p Druidhall, 118p Meikle Larbrax, 118p Drumcruilton

Beef Shorthorn to 124p Ballaggan

Hereford to 119p Knockneen, 117p Woodcroft

Limosuin to 119p, 118p Meikle Larbrax

Saler to 118p Meikle Larbrax

Holstein Friesain to 115p New Farm, 114p, 112p Upper Portrack, 111p Brownfield, 110p, 109p Heathfied, 107p Waterside Mains

Brown Swiss to 104p Beyond the Burn

113 Prime Lambs – Trade sharper with best quality keenly wanted selling in excess of £2pk.

Lambs Per Head

Suffolk to £96, £92 Broomhills, £92.50 Drumburn, £87 New Farm

Texel to £87 Barmurrie

Charollais to £84 Rashgill

Lambs Per KG

Texel to 212p Barmurrie, 211p Ross, 209p Broomhills

Suffolk to 210p Drumburn

169 Prime Hoggs – Mixed offering forward, trade selective

Texel to £72.50 Dollard, £70.50 Marwhirn

Blackface to £70 Glenmanna

192 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Ewes & Tups £1-£2 sharper on the week. Top at £107.50 for a Suffolk Ram from Millhill.

Suffolk to £94.50, £88.50 Oxgang

Texel to £87.50, £82.50, £80.50 North Cowshaw, £82.50 Drumburn

Charollais to £73.50 Barony

Mule to £68.50 Drumburn, £67.50 Meikleholm, £65.50 Barony, £65.50 Swyre

Cheviot to £65.50 Barony, £65.50 (x2) Marwhirn

Blackface to £64.50 Guelt, £64.50, £56.50 Meikleholm, £54.50 Newbigging

Swaledale to £52.50 Lochhill


Suffolk to £107.50 Oxgang, £91.50 New Farm

Texel to £91.50 New Farm, £84.50 Barony

Beltex to £74.50 Glenmaid

Kerry to £73.50 Lochhill

corresponding week 2015 sale report