Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 15th August 2018.

7 Prime Cattle: Met a ready demand. Selling to 230p/kg for a British Blue heifer from Pendicle to R Johnstone & Sons, Butcher, Annan.

60 OTM's: Trade firmer for a plainer show. More required weekly.

44 Dairy Cows Ave 92.9p/kg to 116p/kg and £855

14 Beef Cows Ave 126.9p/kg to 150p/kg and £1242.

2 Bulls Ave 121.5p/kg to 133p/kg and £1242.

Per Head


Charolais Bull to £1242 Netherfield

Angus to £1170 Woodhead, £791.35 Holm of Daltallochan

Charolais to £994 Skipmyre

Limousin to £964.80 Skipmyre

British Blue to £944.70 Isle of Dalton

Holstein to £855 Netherwood, £854.70 Trailflat

Per Kilo


Angus to 150p Woodhead

Limousin to 144p, 130p Skipmyre, 130p Bush of Craigs.

British Blue to 141p Isle of Dalton

Angus to 133p Holm of Daltallochan.

Charolais Bull to 133p Carterton

Holstein to 116p Woodhead, 115p, 112p Kirkmahoe, 114p Netherwood, 114p, 111p Trailflat, 110p Newhouse.

Brown Swiss to 112p Gamerigg

Ayrshire to 105p Muirside

2400 Prime sheep forward:

1252 Prime lambs: Well finished and heavier lambs met brisk bidding whilst leaner sorts met a more cautious demand. With larger numbers forward throughout the country trade eased to average 180p/kg.

52 Lambs (25.5 – 32kg) Ave 180.4p/kg to 190p/kg Hall.

333 Lambs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 179.7p/kg To 195p/kg Dollard.

Texel to £72.50 Whinnyhill, £72.50, £70 Dressertland, £72 Dollard, £71.50 Over Abington, £71 Roshglen, £70 Muirside, £70 Craighead.

668 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 179.8p/kg To 198p/kg Heithat.

Texel to £84.50 Maryholm, £84.50, £82.50 Druidhall, £82.50 Newton Bungalow, £82.50 Shangan, £82 Hannaston, £82 Upper Tinwald.

Suffolk to £77 Swyre, £76 Whinneyknowe, £75 Lanarkland.

Cross to £76 Belzies

199 Lambs (45.6-52 kg) Ave 183.8p/kg To 190p/kg Pumplaburn.

Suffolk to £93 Clydeside, £88 North Cowshaw, £83.50 Cushag

Texel to £91, £87 Clydeside, £89.50 (x2) Barrsyard, £87.50 (x2), £87 Newmains, £87.50 East Polquhirter, £86.50 Eastside.

1148 Cast ewes: Heavy and fleshed ewes met plenty of competition.


Texel to £128.50 (x2) Newton bungalow, £119 Newmains, £99.50 Fardingjames.

Suffolk to £93.50 Palaceknowe

Half-Bred to £85.50 Hoddomtown

Cheviot – Mule to £83.50 Clydeside

Blackface to £73.50 Kirkland, £60.50 Clydeside, £58.50 Macqueston.

Cross to £79.50 Carsegowan, £79.50 Hannaston, £77.50 Kirkbride.

Cheviot to £78.50 Castlehill, £72.50 Airyolland


Texel to £130.50 Clydeside, £109.50 Newmains

Blackface to £68.50 Kirkland

corresponding week 2017 sale report