Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 8th June 2016.

72 Prime & OTM Cattle

16 Prime Cattle – Trade sharper with all buyers active

Heifers Limouisn to 213.5p from J & L Craik, waterside to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright, 213.5p from Mr J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 208.5p from Waterside, Haugh or Urr to Border Meats Ltd, Butchers Lockerbie

Blue Grey to 191.5p from Low Three Mark, Stoneykirk to W Lindsay Butchers Creetown

56 OTM Cattle – Plainer show of cows forward. All classes met brisk competition

22 Beef ave 124.5p

34 Dairy ave 86.3p

Per Head

Angus to £1013.80 Carruthers, £946.15 Cleughbrae, £900 Dalmakethar

Limousin to £945.30 Crawthat, £924 Carruthers

Holstein Friesain to £828.40 Conheath, £793.65 New Farm

Ayrshire to £821.50 Hollands

Beef Shorthorn to £791.35 Pilmuir

Bulls Angus to £1223.85 Dalmakethar

Per Kilo

Beef Shorthorn to 119p Whitcastles

Ayrshire to 106p Hollands

Angus to 150p Dalmakethar, 137p Carruthers, 127p Cleughbrae

Hoilstein Friesain to 111p New Farm, 109p (x2) Conheath, 109p Netherwood

Simmental to 135p Pilmuir

Limousin to 137p Crawthat, 132p, 126p Carruthers, 130p Blairshinnoch

698 Prime Sheep Forward

515 Prime Lambs – A satisfactory trade prevailed with best sorts selling in ecxess of £2 per Kg.

Suffolk Lambs to £100 from Palaceknowe and 226p for Texels from Bush of Craigs

Suffolk to £100 Palaceknowe, £88.50 Palaceknowe, £81.50 Hartbush

Beltex to £94 Park

Texel to £87, £80 Eastside, £82 Bush of Craigs, £80 Upper Tinwald

183 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – cheaper on the week selling to a top of £104.50 from Mr H McLeish, West Skelston

Texel to £99.50 Newmains, £79.50 Bankswood, £79.50 High Cairn

Suffolk to £74.50 Townhead

Cont to £73.50 Cameron Close

NCC to £67.50 Terregles

Half Bred to £67.50 West Lanegate

Mule to £65.50 Townhead, £62.50 Druidhall, £60.50 Auchencheyne

Cheviot to £62.50 Over Cairn, £62.50 High Cairn

Blackface to £56.50 Hig Cairn, £55.50 Midlock, £54.50 Auchenhay


Texel to £104.50 West Skelston, £79.50 Bankswood

Blackface to £73.50 Midlock, £67.50 Knowe, £62.50 Auchenhay

corresponding week 2015 sale report