Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 5th October 2016.

95 Prime & OTM Cattle Forward

24 Prime Cattle were presented to an increased attendance of buyers with trade being form.


Limousin to 215.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 213.5p from Brydekirk Mains, Annan to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright, 211.5p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm, 209.5p from Brydekirk Mains, Annan

71 OTM Cattle – All classes keenly sought

Per Head

Angus to £1144.25 Shawfield, £931.50 Annefield, £924 Woodcroft

Limousin to £1028.35 Crawthat, £1087.20, £1070.30, £981.75 Isle of Dalton

Luing to £976 Airyolland

Simmental to £947.70 Airyolland

Ayrshire to £677.60 Ryemuir

Holstein Friesain to £675.75 West Galdenoch

Brown Swiss to £609.65 Beyond the Burn

Per Kilo

Limousin to 157p Crawthat, 151p, 139p Isle of Dalton, 129p Pearsbyhall

Luing to 122p Airyolland

Angus to 117p Bettyknowes, 115p Annefield, 115p Shawfield

Simmental to 117p Airyolland

Shorthorn to 106p Glenkiln

Ayrshire to 88p Ryemuir

Holstein to 85p West Gledenoch

1642 Prime Sheep

1084 Prime Lambs – Any lambs with flesh were well bid with averages being less due to leaner lambs meeting little demand.

8 Lambs (52.1Kg+) ave 154p to 165p Belridding

Texel to £87.50, £85.50 Belridding, £82 Druidhall/Braco

288 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 167.3p to 180p Druidhall

Texel to £88, £87.50, £86.50 (x2) Druidhall/Braco, £86.50 Eastside (Durisdeer)

Suffolk to £77.50 Abune the Brae, £77 Kirkbride

493 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 166.1p to 190p Glenlaugh

Texel to £78.50 Park, £78 Belridding, £77.50 Slacks, £77 East Polquhirter, £76.50 Woodcroft

Beltex to £77.50 Glenlaugh

Lleyn to £69 Laneside

Suffolk to £66 Woodcroft, £64 Springfield

Blackface to £64 Shambellie Grange, £60 Glenlaugh

Mule to £59 Ford

295 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 158.6p to 170p Ford

Texel to £66, £64 Ford, £64.50 East Kirkcarsewell

Suffolk to £64.50 Springfield

Mule to £56.50 Liscleugh

558 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – All ewes sharper on the week by £2-£3 and sold to a top of £116.50 from Muircleugh

Texel to £114.50 Sandilands, £89.50 Laughmuirside, £87.50 Farthingwell, £85.50 Eastside (Durisdeer), £83.50 Drumcruilton

Leicester to £78.50 Barr

Mule to £72.50 Park, £71.50 Barony

Blackface to £53.50 Smallholm, £48.50 Brandleys, 347.50 Leeroch, £46.50 Midlock

Cheviot to £51.50 Glengeith

Lleyn to £50.50 Bennan


Suffolk to £116.50 Muircleugh

Blackface to £63.50 Midlock, £60.50 Drumcruilton

corresponding week 2015 sale report