Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th January 2019.

78 Cattle Forward

Prime cattle sold at improved rates.

Limousin x Heifers to 234p/kg and 232p/kg from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to Local butchers R Johnstone & sons, Annan and W Lindsay, Creetown.

OTM Cattle sharper with more buyers present actively seeking greater numbers.

Per Head

Holstein to £1076.40 Drum, £872.05 Newhouse

Friesian to £893 Drum

Charolais Bull to £885.80 Upper Barr

Limousin to £836 New Mains

Ayrshire to £773.50 Muirside

Per Kilo

Holstein to 138p Drum, 126p, 107p, 105p, 100p (x2) Newhouse, 108p New Farm

Limousin to 110p New Mains, 110p Cowans

Ayrshire to 106p Muirside, 95p Ryemuir

Friesian to 101p Drum

1717 Sheep forward:

1347 Prime Hoggets: Trade slipped back although best sorts meeting the most demand.

106 Hoggs (25.5-32kg) Ave 189p/kg to 213p/kg Foregirth

Texel to £64 Foregirth, £61 Marr, £61 Bogue, £61 Broomhills.

Blackface to £55.50 High Creoch

510 Hoggs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 189.2p/kg To 217p/kg Whinneyknowe

Texel to £77 Whinneyknowe, £77 Auchenfad

Cheviot to £75.50 Dressertland

Suffolk to £74.50 East Polquhirter

Cross to £71 Pumplaburn

Blackface to £69 Whinneyknowe

427 Hoggs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 182.9/kg To 211p/kg Little Culloch

Texel to £84 Whinneyknowe, £84 Park, £84 Newhope

Cheviot to £80.50 Edingham, £80 Riggheads

Cheviot-Mule to £74 Pumplaburn

Cross to £72 Corsencon

Blackface to £68 Old Barr

304 Hoggs (45.6kg+) Ave 170.4p/kg To 200p/kg Skipmyre

Texel to £96 Skipmyre, £90 Lanarkland, £90 Kilncroft, £89 Little Culloch

Suffolk to £90.50 Lanarkland

Charollais to £86 Riggheads

Cheviot-Mule to £83.50 Pumplaburn

366 Cast Sheep: Good Type ewes in demand.


Texel to £167.50 New Mains, £165.50 Maryfield, £157.50 Hillside, £147.50 Kilbrook House, £114.50 Bankswood, £98.50 (x2) Skipmyre

Suffolk to £99.50, £81 New Mains, £92.50 Muirside

Charollais to £85.50 Pumplaburn

Leicester to £78.50 Foregirth

Romney to £65.50 Millriggs

Cross to £65.50 Swyre, £64.50 Foregirth, £64.50 Kirkbride, £64.50 Struanlee, £64.50 Skipmyre

Cheviot to £61.50 Edingham

Blackface to £51.50 Finniness, £48.50 Corsencon, £44.50 Nether Stenries, £44.50 Foregirth.

corresponding week 2018 sale report