Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday 24th April 2019 in Dumfries.

85 Cattle forward

Prime cattle sold to 226p/kg for a limousinx heifer from J & L Craik, Waterside.

OTM's were forward in greater numbers with trade sharper for all classes.

63 Dairy ave. 111.9p/kg to 148p/kg and £1143.90

19 Beef ave.  123p/kg to 132p/kg and £967.50

Per Head

Holstein to £1143.90, £1049.20 Hartfield, £946.20 Longbridgemuir, £908.50 Rockhallhead

Freisian to £1029 Braehead, £918.75, £912.50 Kirkland

Simmental to £967.50 Dalswinton, £891.75, £851 Drumjargon

Angus to £888.30 Dalswinton

Per Kilo

Friesian to 147p, 116p, 115p Braehead, 125p x3, 123p, 117p, 116p Kirkland

Angus to 142p Shambellie Grange, 130p, 129p Kirkbride

Holstein to 135p x2, 126p, 124p Heathfield, 123p, 122p Hartfield, 117p Shenrick, 115p, 111p Trailflat, 115p Ryemuir, 115p Rockhallhead, 114p Longbridgemuir

Limousin to 132p Kirkbride

Simmental to 148p Drumjargon, 136p, 135p Buittle Mains,129p x2 Dalswinton

Fleckvieh to 128p Shenrick, 109p Rockhallhead

Shorthorn to 126p Dalswinton

498 Sheep forward: 

327 Prime Hoggs: Mixed offering with best types scarce and wanted. 

38 Hoggs (25.5-39kg) Ave 197.8p/kg To 228p/kg Riggheads

Blackface to £77 Beuchan.

180  Hoggs (39.1-45.5kg) Ave 210.4p/kg To 233/kg Nether Cargen

Texel to £94.50 Lanarkland, £94.50 East Polquhirter, £91 Barnbarroch

Suffolk to £92.50 East Polquhirter, £89.50 Barnbarroch, £89.50 Riggheads

Cheviot to £92.50, £91.50 Nether Cargen

Blackface to £86 Hayfield, £82 West Skelston

Cross to £80 Kikrbride

110 Hoggs (46kg+) Ave 190.3p/kg To 217p/kg East Polquhirter

Texel to £110 New Mains, £109, £104, £103 East Polquhirter, £104.50 Lanarkland, £101 Over abington, £100.50 West Skelston, £100 East Lanegate.  

Suffolk to £107 Nether Cargen, £101 West Skelston, £96.50 Lanarkland, £96 Abune the Brae

Charollais to £98 Hayfield

169 Cast Ewes and Rams: Trade Sharper


Texel to £162 Castlehill, £153 Hillside, £131.50, £123.50 New Mains, £96.50 Auchenfad 

Suffolk to £107.50, £98.50 New Mains, £103.50 Auchenfad

Leicester to £93.50 Hillside

Cross to £92 Thorniethwaite, £83.50 New Mains, £81.50 Abune the Brae, £80.50 New Mains

Halfbred to £90.50 West Lanegate

Blackface to £76.50 Abune the Brae, £70 Culdoach


Texel to £127 Castlehill

Charollais to £108 Upper Senwick

corresponding week 2018 sale report