Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

52 Cattle Forward: Numbers short of requirements.

Prime Cattle: Easily sold selling to 230p/kg for Limousin x Heifers from Pendicle to M/s Yorke

British Blue Heifer's to 226p/kg Low Three Mark to W Lindsay Butchers, Creetown.

OTM's: Continue to meet stiff competition for all classes.

32 Dairy Cows Ave 124.6p/kg to 147p/kg and £1136.

10 Beef Cows Ave 150p/kg to 167p/kg and £1211.80.

Per Head


Angus to £1211.80 Newbigging

Limousin to £1153.40, £1023 Glenstockdale Several

Friesan to £1136, £1024.10 Drum

Holstein to £1131 Conheath, £1066.50 Trailflat, £1006.40 Boreland of Colvend

Ayrshire to £1040 Ryemuir

Luing to £1018.70 Chanlockfoot

Per Kilo


Luing to 167p Chanlockfoot

Angus to 166p, 142p Newbigging

Limousin to 158p, 155p, 152p Glenstockdale Several

Holstein to 148p Boreland of Colvend, 147p, 145p, 137p Longbridgemuir, 145p Conheath, 135p Trailflat, 133p Big Balcraig, 132p Shenrick.

Friesan to 142p, 133p, 131p Drum

Ayrshire to 130p Ryemuir

Brown Swiss to 119p West Cairnwell

407 Prime Sheep Forward:

Prime Lambs: Sold to £138 for Texels from Capelfoot.

221 Prime hoggs: Well fleshed hoggs maintained recent values selling to £137 for Texels from Lanarkland and to 298p/kg Newhope

11 Hoggs (25.5kg-32kg) Ave 207p/kg to 226p/kg

62 Hoggs (32.1kg – 39kg) Ave 223/kg to 240p/kg

57 Hoggs (39.1kg – 45.5kg) Ave 255p/kg to 298p/kg

90 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 241p/kg to 269p/kg

Texel to £137, £125 Lanarkland, £127 Woodhouse, £120 Swyre

Suffolk to £127 Lanarkland, £118.50 Swyre

Cross to £114 Woodhouse

185 Cast ewes and rams:

Heavy ewes

Texel to £128.50 Victoria House, £115.50 Isle of Dalton, £113.50 Swyre, £107 Shangan, £103.50 Drumburn, £103.50 Drumlanrig Park

Cross to £98.50 Shangan, £98.50 11 High Rd.

Light ewes

Cheviot to £91.50 Barnbarroch

Blackface to £82.50 Shangan, £79.50 Foregirth, £77.50 Dempsterton, £76.50 Clonrae


Texel to £120.50 4 Park St.

corresponding week 2017 sale report