Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 17th August 2016.

Small show of Prime Cattle easily sold, more required weekly


Charolais to 217.5p from Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. Limousin to 211.5p from Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald to John Scott Meat (Paisley) Ltd. Stabiliser to 208.5p from Boghead, Collin to W Lindsay Butchers Creetown.

Bullocks Charolais to 213.5p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm to John Scott Meat (Paisley) Ltd.

OTM Cattle again met stiff competition, mainly cows forward.

Per Head

Angus to £998.40 Blairshinnoch

Holstein Friesain to £899.10 Smallholmburn, £856.80 Brownfield

Charolais to £897.75 Blairshinnoch

Brown Swiss to £881.40 Beyond the Burn


Galloway to £1414.50 Shancastle

Limousin to £1266.15 Hartbush

Beef Shorthorn to £1214.75 Shancastle

Simmental to £1172.15 Hightownhead

Per Kilo

Charolais to 135p Blairshinnoch

Angus to 128p Blairshinnoch

Holstein Friesain to 119p New Farm, 113p Smallrigg, 111p Smallholmburn

Brown Swiss to 113p, 110p Beyond the Burn


Limousin to 183.5p Hartbush

Galloway to 123p Shancastle

1603 Prime Sheep

1157 Prime Lambs – Trade eased although better than expected with vendors happy with return.

26 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 185.3p to 190p Roshglen

Texel to £92.50 Netherhall, £89 Shancastle, £87.50 Hoddamtown, £87.50 Roshglen

Cheviot to £83.50 Liscleugh

887 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 187.8p to 197p Netherton

Beltex to £87.50, £86.50 Netherton

Texel to £86 Drumcruilton, £86 Eastside, (Durisdeer) £86 Eastside (Kirkconnel), £84.50 Bennan, £84 Upper Tinwald

Suffolk to £85.50 Hartbush, £84 Roshglen, £80 Newton, £79.50 Netherhall

Mule to £80 Paddockhole

Cheviot to £75 Ewanston

244 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 179p to 200p Maryfield

Texel to £75 Roshglen, £74 Auchenbrack, £71.50 Maryfield

Suffolk to £70 Hastingshall

446 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – Sharper on the week and sold to a top of £120 for Rams from the Bennan, Tynron

Texel to £88.50 West Bow, £88 Eastside (Durisdeer), £87.50, £82.50 Dridhall/Braco

Suffolk to £85.50, £76 Druidhall/Braco, £81.50, £76 Sunnyhill

Half Bred to £78.50 Hartbush

NCC to £77 Hoddamtown, £66 Marwhirn, £64 Airyolland

Cheviot to £76 Druidhall/Braco

Beltex to £74.50 Inamay

Mule to £73.50 Burnside, £70 Druidhall/Braco

Blackface to £58.50 Meikle Barncleugh, £56 Druidhall/Braco, £54.50 Hayfield, £54.50 Larg, £54 Midlock


Lleyn to £120 Bennan

Leicester to £105 Midlock

Blackface to £88 Midlock, £84 East Arndarroch

corresponding week 2015 sale report