Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th May 2018.

60 Cattle Forward: Numbers short of requirements.

Prime Cattle: Sold at pleasing rates to 233p/kg Pendicle with Limousin heifers to R Johnstone Butcher, Annan. Others to 232p/kg Yett.

OTMs: A plainer show of cows continue to be keenly sought with greater numbers of all classes required.

15 Beef Cows to 154p per kilo ave 124p to £1185.80

35 Dairy Cows to 147p per kilo ave 112p to £1117.80

4 Bulls to 154p per kilo ave 105p to £1256.60

Per Head


Limousin to £1185.80 Meikleholm, £1064 Glenstockdale Several

Fleckvieh to £1117.80 Slacks

Holstein to £1064 Cally Mains, £941.85 Newhouse

Ayrshire to £928 Townhead


Limousin to £1256.60 No 2 Tregallon

Per Kilo


Limousin to 154p Meikleholm, 140p Glenstockdale Several

Fleckvieh to 147p, 138p Slacks

Holstein to 133p Cally Mains, 125p Big Balcraig, 122p Newhouse, 122p Slacks

Angus to 132p Bogue

Prime Sheep Forward:

30 Prime Lambs: Big demand to average 306p/kg

Suffolk to £148, £138 (x2) North Cowshaw

Texel to £131 Backburn

Charollais to £131 Loaningfoot, £130 Riggheads

440 Prime Hoggs: All classes sharper to average 241p/kg

Texel to £140, £134 Druidhall, £139 Kilquhanity, £137.50 Loaningfoot, £128.50 Gledenholm

Suffolk to £132 Lanarkland

Cross to £129.50 Kilquhanity, £120 Woodhouse

Blackface to £116 Fingland

Leicester £111 Grennan

42 Store hoggs: Easily Sold.

Cross to £86.50, £70 Roughside

Blackface to £77.50 Roughside

Zwartble to £60.50 Cullivat

235 Cast ewes and rams:

Heavy ewes

Texel to £142.50, £126.50 Hillside, £118.50 Backburn, £115.50 Drumcork, £112.50 Bridgestone

Suffolk to £125.50 Auchenfad

Charollais to £108.50 Roshglen

Half-Bred to £120.50 Cushag

Cross to £97.50 Peatrigg, £97.50 Drumcork, £97.50 Roshglen, £96.50 Meikleholm,

Light ewes

Cheviot to £104.50 Roshglen, £49.50 Craigdhu, £48.50 Woodhouse, £39.50 Craiglearen

Blackface to £84.50 Peatrigg, £71.50 Kilquhanity, £70.50 Holm Daltallochan


Romney to £139.50

Suffolk to £111.50 Roshglen

Texel to £110.50, £108.50, £97.50 Druidhall

Zwartble to £96.50 Riggheads

corresponding week 2017 sale report