Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.

4 Prime Cattle: Met a keen trade with Limousin bullocks from AC Martin, Horseholm to 234p/kg to R Johnstone & sons, Butcher, Annan.

51 OTMs: Numbers very tight in the OTM ring with more buyers attending making the trade sharper.

27 Dairy Cows Ave 96.3p/kg to 123p/kg and £1045.

24 Beef Cows Ave 135.2p/kg to 166p/kg and £1137.60

Per Head


Angus to £1062.60, £1051.90 Newbigging

Holstein to £1045.50 Conheath

Limousin to £1137.60 Dalmakethar, £1006.50 Skipmyre, £1005 Newbigging, £991.60 Kikrbride, £937.25 Belzies.

Simmental to £996, £972.40 Dalmakethar

Per Kilo


Simmental to 166p, 153p, 143p Dalmakethar

Limousin to 165p, 141p Skipmyre,163p Belzies, 158p, 131p Dalmakethar, 150p Newbigging, 148p Kirkbride, 143p Dressertland

Angus to 157p,154p,143p Newbigging

Hereford to 145p Philgown

British Blue to 138p Crawthat

Holstein to 123p Conheath, 117p New Farm, 108p Hardgrove, 107p Shenrick

Friesan to 118p Baltersan

989 Prime sheep forward:

567 Prime lambs: Best Lambs in plenty of demand. Lean and smaller lambs met a limited trade.

200 Lambs (32.1-39 kg) Ave 163p/kg To 191p/kg Rigghead.

Texel to £74.50 Riggheads, £66 (x2) Hallmeadow

Suffolk to £67 Hallmeadow, £65 Brandleys.

Cheviot to £65.50 Dalhanna

286 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) Ave 182.2p/kg To 197p/kg Shambellie Grange

Texel to £86.50 Kilquhanity, £84.50 Shambellie Grange, £84, £83.50 Eastside (Ferguson), £84 Capelfoot (x2), £, £83.50 Riggheads, £82 Fardingjames

Suffolk to £78 Fardingjames, £77 Swyre

Cheviot to £74 Dalhanna

81 Lambs (45.6kg +) Ave 183.4p/kg To 192p/kg Glenkiln.

Texel to £95, £91, £88.50 Glenkiln, £89, £87.50 Capelfoot, £88.50 Eastside (Ferguson), £86.50 Shambellie Grange, £85.50 High Cairn

Suffolk to £82.50 Glenkiln

422 Cast ewes: Plainer show of ewes seen to be easier on the week.


Texel to £125 Over Abington, £103.50 Druidhall, £98.50 High Cairn

Leicester to £103 Cairnhall

Suffolk to £86.50 Druidhall

Cheviot- Mule to £88.50 Glenkiln, £72.50 Heithat, £65.50 Dalhannah

Lleyn to £78.50 Laneside

Cross to £72.50 Druidhall, £68.50 Backburn, £66.50 Eastside (Kilpatrick), £63.50 Midlock

Blackface to £61.50 High Cairn


Blackface to £66.50 Dalhanna

corresponding week 2017 sale report