Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 6th June 2018.

62 Cattle Forward:

Prime Cattle easily sold to 236p/kg for a Limousin x Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & sons Butcher, Annan.

OTM's: Trade bouyant for all types of cows. Producers should take advantage of the increased competition.

35 Dairy Cows Ave 119p/kg to 144p/kg and £1214.40.

18 Beef Cows Ave 132p/kg to 157p/kg and £1256.

Per Head


Charolais to £1256, £939.80 Greenfield

Holstein to £1214.40, £1063.35 Smallholmburn, £1083.30, £999 Slacks

Luing to £1203.60 Lawesknowe

Friesian to £1122.30 Drum

Fleckvieh to £1108.80, £1000.80 Slacks

Limousin to £1009.80 Greenfield

Per Kilo


Charolais to 157p, 148p Greenfield

Limosuin to 153p Greenfield, 146p Cowans

Simmental to 150p Palaceknowe

Fleckvieh to 144p, 139p Slacks

Holstein to 142p Kirktonfield, 139p, 138p Smallholmburn, 138p, 135p Slacks, 125p Gamerigg, 123p Hotts

Friesian to 136p Fingland, 129p Drum

996 Prime sheep forward:

150 Prime lambs: More Demand, Averaging 263.3p/kg to 297p/kg Dressertland.

Charolais to £122, £112 Craigend

Texel to £120 Craigend, £116.50 Isle of Dalton, £114 Midtown

Beltex to £112 Park

442 Prime hoggs: Fleshier types easily sold. Sale averaging 194.8p/kg to 223p/kg Thorns.

Texel to £105 Barrsyard, £96 Lanarkland, £92.50 Barnbarroch

Cross to £95 Balgrayhill

Blackface to £95 Balgrayhill, £87 Marbarck

Badgerface to £84 Gall

404 Cast ewes: All classes sharper. More could have been sold.

Heavy ewes

Texel to £146.50 Glenhowan, £142.50 Maryfield, £130.50 North Cowshaw, £123.50 West Skelston

Suffolk to £115.50 Barnbarroch, £94.50 Upper Senwick, £88.50 Thorns

Lleyn to £115.50 Victoria House, £113.50 Halleaths

Cross to £103.50 Maryfield, £102.50 West Skelston, £97.50 Pendicle

Leicester to £103.50, £100.50 Clonrae

Cheviot Mule to £93.50 Barnbarroch, £84.50 Lanarkland

Light ewes

Cheviot to £92.50 Lanarkland, £79.50 Pendicle, £63.50 Chapelknowe

Blackface to £78.50, £71.50 Clonrae, £71.50 Thorns


Texel to £119.50 Drumpark, £119.50 Dollard

Leicester to £109.50, £95.50 Drumpark

Romney to £88.50 Upper Stepford

corresponding week 2017 sale report