Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

64 Cattle Forward:

11 Prime Cattle: Better sample forward.

Limousin Heifers to 237p from J Jardine, Yett selling to Local Butcher R Johnstone & Son, Annan.

Others to 235p & 233p for Limousin Heifers from AC & S Martin, Horseholm.

53 OTM's: Trade continues to be brisk: More of all classes needed to meet demand.

25 Dairy Cows Ave 117.7p/kg to 143p/kg and £1158.30.

27 Beef Cows Ave 131.6p/kg to 147p/kg and £1137.10.

1 Beef Bull to 120p/kg and £1356.

Per Head


Fleckvieh to £1158.30, £1101.10, £1087.30 Slacks

Holstein to £1142.40 Slacks, £990.60 Brownrigg

Angus to £1137.10, £1102.50, £1086.80, £992.80 Whitehall, £917.70 Carruthers

Limousin to £1056.40 Skipmyre, £959 Dollard, £938 Gateslack

British Blue to £986.90 Belzies

Per Kilo


Angus to 147p, 146p. 143P, 142p, Whitehall, 141p Laught Mains, 138p Carruthers

Fleckvieh to £143p (x2), 131p Slacks

British Blue to 139p Belzies

Limousin to 139p, 134p, 133p Skipmyre, 137p Laught Mains, 134p, 133p Gateslack,

Charolais to 138p Dollard

Holstein to 136p Slacks, 127 Brownrigg, 124p Longbridgemuir, 122p Waterside

Simmental to 133p Dollard

Prime Sheep Forward:

157 Prime Lambs: Trade slipped back on the week.

Texel to £122 Terregles (Cook), £120 Meikleholm

Suffolk to £120, £112 (x2), £110 North Cowshaw, £115 Larglea

206 Prime Hoggs: Best fleshed hoggs wanted. Lean hoggs met little demand.

NC Cheviot £107 Archbank.

Suffolk to £106 Springfield Hill, £106 Cowans.

Cheviot-Mule to £106 Springfield Hill.

Texel £106 Woodhouse, £96 Lanarkland.

Charollais to £97 Springfield Hill.

187 Cast ewes and rams:

Heavy ewes

Texel to £131.50, £99.50 Sweetbit, £97.50 High Cairn, £93.50 Broomhills, £92.50 Hoddomtown, £91.50 New Mains,

Half-Bred £98.50 Hartbush

Cross to £90.50, £88.50 Bush, £86.50 Broomhills, £82.50 New Mains

Cheviot to £84.50 Hillhead

Light ewes

Lleyn to £84.50 Bramble Agriculture

Blackface to £75.50 Meikleholm, £68.50 High Cairn, £61.50 Sweetbit

Cheviot to £72.50 Kilquhanity


Texel to £120.50 High Cairn, £104.50 Kiraugh Park

Charollais to £118.50 Ardoch

corresponding week 2017 sale report