Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th December 2016.

73 Cattle Forward

A small show of prime cattle were easily sold to 208p for a Charolais x Heifer from Millhill, Lockerbie

OTM Cattle met a sharper trade with all classes being sought.

Per Head

Angus to £971.70, £883.35 Whitehall, £897 Druidhall

Hereford to £923.80 Airyolland

Holstein Friesian to £923.40, £777.60 Conheath, £776 Chapelcroft

Limousin to £845.25 Meikle Barncleugh

Ayrshire to £821.60 Hollands

Montbelliard to £775 Knockefferick

British Friesian to £752.60 Drum

Per Kilo

Montbelliard to 125p Knockefferick

Hereford to 124p Airyolland

Angus to 123p, 117p Whitehall, 115p Carruthers, 115p Druidhall/Braco

Limousin to 115p Meikle Barncleugh

Holstein Friesian to 114p, 108p, 102p Conheath, 106p Netherwood

British Friesian to 106p Drum

Ayrshire to 104p Hollands

1001 Prime Lambs – Trade no sharper

48 Lambs (52.1Kg +) ave 124.5p to 150p Rigghead

Charollais to £82.50 Riggheads

119 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 149.5p to 177p Shieldhill

Suffolk to £74 New Farm

Texel to £85, £75 Shieldhill, £76.50 Longbeoch

Blackface to £65 Sweetshawhead

344 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 163p to 186p Skipmyre

Texel to £80 Skipmyre, £80 Hillhead, £74.50 Shieldhill, £74 Howthat

Beltex to £76 Flatts of Cargen

Suffolk to £72.50 Howthat, £70 East Polquhirter

Blackface to £65 Craighead

Mule to £69.50 Paddockhole, £66.50 Guelt

361 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 167.5p to 205p Hillhead

Beltex to £80 Hillhead

Texel to £70.50 Newhope, £70.50 Craigieland Hill

Blackface to £63 Craighead, £60 Glenmanna

Mule to £62 Terregles

127 Lambs (25.5-32) ave 162.1p to 172p Ross

Texel to £50 Ross

Blackface to £49.50 Terregles, £47.50 Barbush, £47 Glenmanna

332 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Similar trade to last week with a top of £109.50 from Messr Mair, Nether Garrel House

Top prices

Suffolk to £101.50 Cleughbrae

Texel to £93.50, £84.50, £79.50 Howthat, £79.50 East Raffles

Mule to £75.50 Cleughbrae, £71.50 Lanarkland, £70.50 East Raffles

Cheviot to £61.50 Nether Gribton

Blackface to £58.50, £53.50 Nether Gribton, £57.50 Guelt, £54.50 Glenmanna


Texel to £109.50 Nether Garrel

Leicester to £88.50 Kirkton

Blackface to £76.50 Sweetshawhead

corresponding week 2015 sale report