Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd August 2017.

86 Cattle Forward:

15 Prime Cattle: Mixed offering presented to an active ringside, selling to 232p/kg and 225p/kg for Limousin heifers from J Jardine, Yett to R J Johnston Butchers, Annan.

71 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm. Plainer show of dairy cows and more feeding beef cows forward.

Beef cows Averaged 128.6p/kg to 154p/kg and £1244.40

Dairy Cows Averaged 100.8p/kg to 123p/kg and £865.80

Per Head

British Blue to £1,224 Hunthills.

Simmental to £1244, £1036 Fingland.

Angus to £1129, £1073 Gatehouse, £1057 Carruthers.

Limousin to £1112 Gatehouse, £1001 West Skelston.

Stabiliser to £1087, £1015 South Mains.

Galloway to £877 Barfil.

Holstein £865 Netherwood.

Cull Bull

Limousin to £1462 Gillesbie.

Angus to £1351 Carruthers.

Per Kilo

Limousin to 173p, 165p, 154p West Skelston,141p Hunthills, 141p, 140p Bush of Craigs.

Angus to 172p, 166p, 163p Woodhead,147p, 143p Gatehouse, 143p Dollard.

Stabiliser to 151p, 145p South Mains.

Simmental to 146p Fingland.

British Blue to 144p Hunthills.

Galloway to 129p Barfil.

Ayrshire to 123p Philgown.

Holstein to 114p Philgown.

Friesan to 114p Fardingjames.

1716 Prime sheep Forward

1234 Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs: Trade for all classes shaper with buyers keen for larger numbers.

148 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 198.7p/kg to 222/kg Upper Rigg

Texel to £82.50 Upper Rigg, £82 Denbieyett, £81 Park, £80 Heithat, £79.50 Meikle Barncleugh.

Suffolk to £77.50 Hallmeadow.

Cross to £72.50 Meikle Barncleugh

1032 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 200.1p/kg to 220/kg Eastside

Texel to £90.50 Druidhall, £90 East Raffles & Arnmannoch, £89.50 Longbeoch, Barbush & Upper Tinwald, £89 Eastside & Kirkbride, £88.50 Skipmyre & Upper Tinwald.

Suffolk to £89.50 Kirkbride, £89 North Cowshaw, £88.50 Hallmeadow, £87.50 Swyre, £87 Druidhall.

54 Lambs (45.6kg - 52kg) Ave 194.3p/kg to 208p/kg West Skelston

Texel to £100 West Skelston, £92.50 Boreland, £91 Eastside, £90 Lochhill.

Suffolk to £90 Longbeoch.

Beltex to £90 Park.

482 Cast ewes and rams: Similar trade to last week and sold to a top of £157 from Messrs Osbourne, Castlehill.

Cast ewes 

Texel to £157, £145 Castlehill, £140 Riggheads, £133 Dalton, £117 Castlehill, £115 Boreland.

Beltex to £122, £95 Horseclose.

Suffolk to £108 Low Kirkbride, £103 Rigghead.

Charollais to £98 Horseclose.

Cross to £96 Shieldhill, £86 Backburn, £85 Druidhall.

North Country Cheviot to £69 Marwhirn.

Cheviot to £68 Burn.

Blackface to £59 Meikle Barncleugh, £51 Culdoach & Drumpark.


Suffolk to £124, £103 Rigghead.

Texel to £112 Castlehill.

corresponding week 2016 sale report