C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday.

72 Prime & OTM Cattle

13 Prime Cattle – Trade firmer with handyweights in short supply.

Heifers Limousin to 214.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan.  Blonde to 211.5p from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

59 OTM Cattle – Big percentage of leaner dairy cows forward.  Trade looked sharper

Per Head

Limsouin to £946.15 Lantonside

Charolais to £1039.35 Skipmyre

Simmental to £1014.75 Lantonside, £896.70 Barshill, £882.90 Auchenfad

Limousin to £873.20 Skipmyre

Angus to £837.90 Lochmailing

Holstein Friesain to £818.30 Brownrigg

Ayrshire to £733.20 Ryemuir

Per Kilo

Limousin to 131p, 127p  Lantonside, 123p Ross

Charolais to 123p Skipmyre

Simmental to 123p, 119p Lantonside, 122p Barshill, 119p Edingham

Angus to 114p Lochmailing

Galloway to 110p to Bonshawside, 108p Barnbarroch

Holstein Friesain to 98p Brownrigg

Ayrshire to 94p Ryemuir


556 Sheep Forward

76 Prime Lambs – Keenly contested with Suffolkx Lambs to £106 North Cowshaw selling to J Kerr & Sons Butchers Gretna and Texel Lambs to 244p Drumcork

Suffolk to £106, £99.50, £99 North Cowshaw

Texel to £97.50 Drumcork, £97.50 The Lodge, £95.50 Kerricks

Charollais to £97.50 Rashgill


314 Prime Hoggs – Fleshed hoggs met a sharper trade to £89.50 Blackface Hoggs Craigdarroch.  Cheviot Hoggs to 195p Thorns

Blackface to £89.50, £83.50 Craigdarroch

Texel to £86 Thorns

Mule to £80 Foregirth


166 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Ewes similar to last week and sold to a top of £125.50 for Suffolks from Netherhall.

Suffolk to £125.50 Netherhall, £85.50 Cairnbowie

Texel to £120.50 The Lodge, £109.50 Dressertland Cott, £101.50 Cairnbowie

Mule to £83.50 Bush of Craigs, £81.50 Cushag, £79.50 West Skelston

Cheviot to £77.50 Dressertland, £65.50 Shawhill, £62.50 Netehr Gribton

Blackface to £71.50, £65.50 Westhill, £71.50 Craigdarroch, £66.50 Foregirth

Rams Blackface to £79.50 Corsebank

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