Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 16th November 2016.

97 Cattle Forward

9 Prime Cattle – easily sold as butchers and wholesalers build up for the christmas trade, more needed each week, please advise entries to office.

Heifers Limousin to 223.5p from Thwaite, Ruthwell to R Johnstone & Son Butchers Annan. Charolais to 208.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to PR Duff, Wishaw. Galloway to 205.5p from Balgrayhill, Lockerbie to PR Duff Wishaw

88 OTM Cattle – More plain dairy cows forward, Trade firmer on the week.

Per Head

Angus to £1067, £924 Druidhall, £954.60 Gateslack, £937.25 Lantonside

Simmental to £1061.40

British Blue to £1008 Lantonside

Stabiliser to £842.40 South Mains

Limousin to £828.40 Muircleugh, £802.50 Lantonside

Holstien Friesain to £720 Highlaw

Jersey to £429.55 Linns

Per Kilo

Angus to 165p Shambellie Grange, 123p Druidhall, 115p Lantonside

Stabiliser to 138p, 133p, 126p, 117p South Mains

Holstein Friesain to 128p, 122p, 113p Dryburgh, 96p Highlaw

British Blue to 126p Lantonside

Simmental to 122p Flatts of Cargen


Angus to 110p Druidhall

1100 Prime Sheep

612 Prime Lambs – Shortage of lambs forward with trade in advance of most other early centres.

67 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 161.3p to 182p Shieldhill

Texel to £83.50 Shieldhill, £77.50 East Polquhirter, £76.50 Drumcruilton, £76 Belzies

Suffolk to £75 Denbieyett

412 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 166p to 183p Drumcruilton

Texel to £78.50 Drumcruilton, £74.50 South Park, £74.50 Belzies, £74 Bogue

Suffolk to £73 Maxwelltown, £71.50 Muircleugh

Chev Mule to £70 Marwhirn

Mule to £65 East Polquhirter, £63.50 Maxwelltown

117 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 164.8p to 185p Craigielandshill

Texel to £68.50 Craigieland Hill

Suffolk to £63.50 Maxwelltown

Blackface to £53 Thorns

20 Lambs (25-32Kg) ave 150p to 150p Thorns

483 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Trade no worse and top trade of the day was for Texel Ewes at £104.50 from Nether Garrel.

Texel to £104.50 Nether Garrel, £94 Shieldhill, £79.50 Arnmannoch

Suffolk to £90.50 Nether Garrel

Cheviot to £73.50, £57.50 Marwhirn

Mule to £67.50 East Polquhirter, £65.50 Townhead, £63.50 Marwhirn, £59.50 Hall

Half Bred to £57.50 Marwhirn

Blackface to £49.50 Hall, £46.50 East Polquhirter, £41.50 Balgerran, £40.50 Auchenhessnane

Rams Blackface to £87.50 Porterstown, £73.50 Kirkland

corresponding week 2015 sale report