Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 23rd August 2016.

15 Prime Cattle – Best quality sorts in short supply, Trade sharper


Limousin to 221.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside to Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 219.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 217.5p from Waterside, Haugh of Urr to Border Meats Lockerbie. Charolais to 216.5p from Upper Tinwald to J Scott Meat Ltd, Paisley. Simmental to 210.5p from Boghead, Collin to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

71 OTM Cattle – Trade maintains recent rates, more leaner dairy cows forward.

Per Head

Angus to £1024 Lochmailing

Limousin to £963.80 upper Tinwald, £950 Park

Simmental to £942.40 Drumcruilton

Holstein Friesain to £845.60 Ryemuir, £821.40 East Lanegate, £816.40 Hartfield

British Friesain to £714 Fardingjames

Per Kg

Angus to 128p Lochmailing, 117p Holm

Limousin to 125p Park, 122p Upper Tinwald,119p Blairshinnoch

Simmental to 124p Drumcruilton

British Blue to 120p Blairshinnoch

Devon to 115p Bettyknowes

Holstein Friesain to 112p Ryemuir, 112p Hartfield, 111p East Lanegate, 103p Heathfield, 103p Chapelcroft

British Friesain to 105p fardingjames

Ayrshire to 104p Ryemuir

1572 Prime Sheep

1185 Prime Lambs – Fleshed lambs met a good demand, whilst leaner sorts met a more hesitant trade.

127 Lambs (45.6Kg+) ave 176.7p to 196p Auchenhill

Texel to £90 Auchenhill, £85.50 East Polquhirter, £84.50 (x3) Druidhall/Braco

Suffolk to £83 Swyre

Blackface to £66 East polquhirter

743 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 179p to 208p Gillenbie

Texel to £85.50, £80 Skipmyre, £81 Netherton, £80.50 Paddockhole, £79.50 East Polquhirter

Beltex to £81 Gillenbie, £80.50 Netherton

Suffolk to £80 Barnbarroch, £79.50 Lanarkland, £78.50 Kirkbride

Charollais to £77.50 Sweetbit

Mule to £66 Lawesknowe

315 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 172.2p to 214p Heithat

Texel to £71.50 Bennan, £71.50 Heithat, £71.50 Paddockhole

Mule to £55 High Cairn, £54.50 Lawesknowe

387 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Similar Trade as last week and sold to a top of £112.50 for Texels from Meikleholm.

Top Prices

Texel to £112.50 Meikleholm, £97.50 Nether Garrel, £89.50 High Cairn

Half Bred to £76.50 Crossleys

Chev Mule to £73.50 Nether Cargen

Suffolk to £73.50 Nether Cargen

NCC to £68.50 Netherton

Mule to £66.50 Maryfield, £66.50 Drumburn, £65.50 Muircleugh, £65.50 Druidhall/Braco

Mule to £64.50 Drumburn

Cheviot to £63.50 Courance

Leicester to £58.50 Midlock

Blackface to £54.50 Marbrack, £54.50 Ballaggan, £52.50 Woodend, £50.50 Midlock


Lleyn to £96.50 Meikleholm

Texel to £94.50 Meikleholm, £91.50 Nether Cargen, £88.50, £64.50 Ballaggan

Beltex to £86.50 Maryfield

Jacob to £83.50, £76.50 Low Meadow

Cheviot to £69.50 Glenjaan

corresponding week 2015 sale report