Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 28th June 2017.

75 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: A small show of prime cattle sold to a top mof 230p for a tremendous limousin heifer from J Jardinne, Yett selling to R Johnstone & Sons, Annan

Many more handy weight cattle could be sold to vendors advantage.

OTM Cattle – A large show of 71 OTM cattle were forward and continued to meet a brisk selling trade in all categories. Sale topped at 174p for a Limousin Cow from Mesr Dunlop, Tregallon No2 with Dairy Cows selling to a top of 164p W J Kerr & Son, Gamerigg.

Producers Should Take Advantage of the Competitive Ringside Trade.

Beef cows Averaged 146.2p/kg to 174p/kg

Dairy Cows Averaged 119.5p/kg to 16p/kg

Per Head

Angus Bull to £1369.60 Raeburnhead

Limousin to £1290 Grennan, £1064 Shangan, £1058.20, £1035, £950.95 Gateslack, £1022, £983.10 Tregallon No 2

Angus to £1287.60, £1155.15, £1131.50, £1043 Riggheads, £1214.35 Shambellie

Holstein to £1160.65 Netherwood, £1143.80 , £1120.50, £1042.80 Conheath, £1044.90 Gamerigg,

Fleckvieh to £1125.90, £975 Slacks

Friesian to £1073.25, £943.80 Drum

Blonde to £1038.50 Shangan

British Blue to £861.40 Millantae

Beef Shorthorn to £838.50 Bettyknowes

Luing to £837.90 Bettyknowes

Per Kilo

Limousin to 174p, 167p, 146p Tregallon No 2, 172p Grennan,160p Shangan, 150p, 148p, 147p Gateslack

Holstein to 164p, 162p, 158p Gamerigg, 139p Netherwood, 135p(x2) Conheath, 135p Rue

Blonde to 155p Shanagan

Angus to 153p, 149p, 148p, 146p Riggheads, 149p Shambellie, 143p Druidhall/Braco 141p Annefield

British Blue to 146p

Beef Shorthorn to 130p Bettyknowes

Fleckvieh to 139p, 130p Slacks

Friesian to 135p, 132p Drum

Luing to 133p Bettyknowes

Angus Bull to 128p Raeburnhead

Galloway to 127p(x2) Barnbarroch

Ayrshire to 106p Waterside Mains

1137 Prime sheep Forward

792 Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs: A good show of lambs forward to the usual ringside of buyers. As in line with national trend, trade was slightly easier on the week with only best quality lambs with weight, easily upholding price, sale topped at 242p for texels from Shieldhill and to £115 from the same home.

Sale Averaged 213p/kg (SQQ 213.5p/kg)

256 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 211p/kg to 230/kg Glenlaugh

Texel to £87 Glenlaugh, £86 Dressertland, £86 Druidhall/Braco, £85.50 Cocklicks, £85.50 Nether Gribton.

Suffolk to £82 Lanarkland, £82 Abune the Brae

Cross £72 Townfoot

518 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 214.01p/kg to 242/kg Shieldhill

Texel to £104 Shieldhill, £100, £99 Eastdside, £86.50 Skipmyre, £96 Halldykes, £94.50 Glenlaugh

Suffolk to £91.50 Skipmyre, £90 Carswadda, £87.50 Kirkbride, £85 Shangan, £84.50 New

18 Lambs (45.6kg – 52kg) Ave 217p/kg to 230p/kg Shieldhill

Texel to £115, £110 Shieldhill, £101 Rashgill Park

Suffolk to £101 Sunnyhill, £99.50 Netherhall

285 Cast ewes and rams: Heavy ewes upheld recent rates and blackfaced ewes with flesh in great demand.

Cast ewes: 

Texel to £141.50 Dressertland Cott, £123.50, £111.50, £93.50 Newmains, £117.50 Townfoot, £89.50 Dressertland

Suffolk to £104.50, £85 Newmains, £85.50 Upper Senwick

Berrichon to £95.50 Maryfield

Leicester to £94.50, £87.50 Culdoach, £91.50 Townfoot

Cheviot to £80.50 South Glen £74.50 Roshglen

Cross to £75.50 Gateslack, £70.50 Newmains, £68.50 Nether Gribton

Blackface to £66.50 Craigdarroch, £60.50 Chanlockfoot.


Leicester to £92.50 Culdoach.

corresponding week 2016 sale report