Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 28th February 2018.

The Beast from the East depleted numbers, Anyone who battled the storms were rewarded.

47 Cattle Forward: Trade very competitive for all classes of OTM's

33 Dairy Cows Ave 110.9p/kg to 126p/kg and £1037.50

12 Beef Cows Ave 126p/kg to 141p/kg and £1005

2 Bulls Ave 126.9p/kg to 153p/kg and £1101.60

Per Head


Holstein to £1101.60 Barnbarroch


Holstein to £1037.50 Muirside, £1016.80 Meikle Firthhead, £936 Kirkbog

Simmental to £1005 Cormaddie, £958.80 Wellhill

Friesan to £799.50 Philgown

Per Kilo


Holstein to 153p Barnbarroch


Simmental to 141p, 134p Wellhill, 134p Cormaddie

Holstein to 126p Conheath, 125p Muirside, 124p (x2), 121p, 120p Meikle Firthhead, 121p Brownfield, 120p Brownrigg

Friesan to 124p Baltersan, 123p Philgown

987 Prime sheep Forward: Trade Sharper

43 Hoggs (25.5kg – 32kg) Ave 186.4p/kg to 224p/kg Lanarkland

Cheviot to £68.50 Lanarkland, £66.50 Barbush

337 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 218.2p/kg to 240p/kg Newhope

Texel to £91.50 (x2) Newhope, £90.50 (x2) West Skelston

Suffolk to £82.50 Sunnyhill, £81.50 Lanarkland

Blackface to £83.50 Riggheads, £78.50 Ashmark

Cross to £82 Belzies

Cheviot to £82 Upper rigg

209 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 220.1p/kg to 233p/kg West Skelston

Texel to £96.50, £95.50 West Skelston, £95.50 Nether Gribton, £95 Sunnyhill, £94.50 Riggheads

Suffolk to £95 Craigadam, £94.50 Nether Gribton

Cheviot to £95, £93.50 Glenjaan

Cross to £92.50 Riggheads

81 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 204.9p/kg to 218p/kg West Skelston

Texel to £102.50 West Skelston

Suffolk to £100 Springfield Hill

Cheviot to £99 (x2) Auchencrieff

Blackface to £89, £85 Glenmanna

83 Store Hoggs:

Texel to £60 Dunnesslin

234 Cast ewes and rams: All Classes continue to be in big demand.


Suffolk to £132.50, £104.50 Rigghead

Beltex to £109.50 Sunnyhill

Texel to £87 Sweetbit

Cross to £82.50 Sweetbit, £77.50 Craigadam

Lleyn to £77.50 Lag

Blackface to £75.50, £61.50 Hall of Drumpark, £75.50 Glenmanna, £61.50 Maxwellton, £60.50 Sweetbit

Cheviot to £69.50 Glenjaan, £67.50 Sweetbit

corresponding week 2017 sale report