Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 17th January 2018.

Due to adverse weather conditions all classes of stock were forward in numbers short of buyers requirements.

Prime Cattle: to 229p for a Limousin Heifer heifer from T Neil, Upper Tinwald.

50 OTM Cattle: Sharper for all types.

32 Dairy Cows Ave 110p/kg to 139p/kg and £1054.10

14 Beef Cows Ave 130.2p/kg to 158p/kg and £1082.30

4 Bulls Ave 145.9p/kg to 157p/kg and £1695.60

Per Head


British Blue to £1695.60 Woodcroft

Charolais to £1494.25 Woodcroft

Angus to £1292 Rue

Limousin to £1289.25 Herries


Limousin to £1082.30, £994 Newmains, £931 Burnside

Holstein to £1054.10 Muirside, £936 Longbridgemuir, £892.50 Meikle Killantrae, £881.60 Brownfield, £879.20 Boreland

British Blue to £1006.95 Cormaddie

Simmental to £993.60, £941.70 Cormaddie, £883.20 Burnside

Per Kilo


British Blue to 157p Woodcroft

Angus to 153p Rue

Charolais to 139p Woodcroft

Limousin to 135p Herries


Limousin to 158p, 141p Newmains,133p, 130p Burnside

Simmental to 144p Cormaddie

Holstein to 139p, 118p, 117p Longbridgemuir, 139p , 118p Brownfield, 127p, 117p Muirside, 119p Hardgrove, 119p Meikle Killantrae

British Blue to 137p

Shorthorn to 130p Burnside

806 Prime sheep Forward:

456 Prime Hoggs: Easier on the week although best lambs continue to be sought after.

38 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 130/kg to 140p/kg

51 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 175.6p/kg to 190p/kg

Texel to £71 Riggheads

Cheviot to £63.50 Hallmeadow

Cross to £62.50 Belzies

242 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 182p/kg to 196p/kg

Texel to £83, £81, £80.50 Riggheads, £80.50 Bennan, £80 Locharwoods

Cross to £69 Riggheads

125 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 175.7p/kg to 184p/kg

Suffolk to £90.50 (x2), £87.50 West Skelston, £84.50 Hartbush

Texel to £90 Locharwoods, £86 Newmains

Charollais to £90 Tinwald

350 Cast ewes and rams:


Texel to £96.50 West Skelston, £91.50 Locharwoods, £88.50 Lochmailing, £83.50 Bush of Craigs

Charollais to £90.50 Riggheads

Cheviot to £83.50 Newmains

Cross to £78.50 Newmains, £75.50 Elizafield, £73.50 Bush of Craigs

Blackface to £47.50 Burnside of Mabie

Texel Rams to £98.50, £97.50 Thorns

corresponding week 2017 sale report