Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th July 2018.

6 Prime Cattle: Met a steady demand selling to 235p/kg for a Limousin Heifer from J Jardine, Yett.

100 OTM's: Trade better than expected with buyers very active for all types of cows.

40 Dairy Cows Ave 107p/kg to 146p/kg and £1028.70

60 Beef Cows Ave 138.8p/kg to 197p/kg and £1352.40

Per Head


Beef Shorthorn to £1352.40, £1045.20, £1007.75 Dalswinton

Angus to £1295.60, £1182, £1163.50, £1087.70, £1064.55, £1056.40, £1011.20 Whitehall, £1287, £1123.20, £1087.80 Dalswinton

Limosuin to £1238.80, £1043 Bush of Craigs, £1169 Hayfield.

British Blue to £1073.25 Woodcroft

Holstein to £1028.70, £961.70 Rue, £1022 Morton Holm.

Simmental to £965.60 Woodcroft

Fleckvieh to £897.90 Rockhallhead

Ayrshire to £749.70 Nethertown

Per Kilo


Angus to 197p, 179p, 158p (x2), 151p, 146p Whitehall, 181p Druidhall/Braco, 157p Bogue, 156p, (x2), 154p, 148p, 147p, Dalswinton.

British Blue to 163p Druidhall/Braco, 159p, 154p, 145p Woodcroft

Limousin to 163p, 149p Bush of Craigs , 158p Hayfield

Beef Shorthorn to 156p, 147p, 145p Dalswinton

Holstein to 146p, 124p, 122p, 118p Morton Holm, 127p, 119p, 118p Rue, 123p Heathfield, 118p Auchencrieff, 118p Trailflat

Simmental to 142p, 138p Woodcroft

Fleckvieh to 123p Rockhallhead

Ayrshire to 119p Nethertown

Small show of Prime sheep forward:

Prime lambs: averaging 186p/kg selling to 195p/kg Druidhall/Brco and £90 Nether Garrel.

Texel to £90(x2) Nether Garrel, £87 Newmains £82 Hayfield

Charollais to £87 Paddockhole

Hampshire to £80 Hollands

Cast ewes: Met a bouyant trade

Texel to £145, £130, £116 Maryfield, £126, £94 Kirkbog.

Suffolk to £92.50 Druidhall/Braco

Cross to £77.50 Hayfield, £73.50 Whitehall.

corresponding week 2017 sale report