Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th December 2017.

46 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle: Met a keen demand selling to 230p from Burnside, Lochmaben for a Limousin x Heifer to Messrs Ballrad Butchers, Castle Douglas.

OTM Cattle: Another show of mainly leaner cows met a competitive trade.

28 Beef Cows Ave 106.4p/kg to 128p/kg and £960

11 Dairy Cows Ave 87.7p/kg to 101p/kg and £848.60

Per Head

Limousin to £960 Herries

Holstein to £848.40, £828 Conheath

British Blue to £801.45 Herries

Angus to £901.60 Bellfield, £838.40 Conheath, £738.40 Dalhanna

Luing to £732.25 Airyolland

Per Kilo

Angus to 140p Kirkwood, 128p Conheath

Limousin to 128p Herries

Saler to 118p Dalhanna

Holstein to 101p, 100p Conheath

Prime sheep Forward:

857 Prime & Store Lambs: Prime Lambs met a pleasing trade with buyers in a festive mood.

106 Lambs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 171.2p/kg to 175p/kg Glenmanna

Blackface to £56 Glenmanna

185 Lambs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 182.4p/kg to 206p/kg Paddockhole

Texel to £73 Paddockhole, £73 Belridding, £72.50 Upper Rigg, £71, £70 Bennan

Beltex to £73, £70 Paddockhole

Blackface to £63 Glenmanna

354 Lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 179.4p/kg to 213p/kg Riggheads

Texel to £85 Riggheads, £81 East Polquhirter, £80.50 Little Culloch, £80.50, £80 Shieldhill

Suffolk to £76 Woodhouse, £73 Riggheads

Cross to £70 Abune the Brae

140 Lambs (45.6kg to 52kg) Ave 169.8p/kg to 172p/kg West Skelston

Zwartble to £101, £90 Riggheads

Suffolk to £87 West Skelston

Texel to £85.50, £83.50 Little Culloch, £85.50 Belridding, £84 Shieldhill, £82.50 West Skelston.

226 Cast ewes and rams:


Charollais to £137.50 Glenkilm

Texel to £117.50 Glenkiln, £102.50 Marr

Suffolk to £112.50 North Cowshaw


Charollais to £117.50 Riggheads

Texel to £114.50 North Cowshaw, £93.50 Bankswood, £91.50, £79.50 Dressertland

Cross to £83.50 Abune the Brae

Cheviot to £72.50 Glenmanna

Blackface to £42.50 Upper Rigg.

corresponding week 2016 sale report