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

A Small Show of Prime cattle were easily sold especially if handy weights and were well short of buyers requirements.  Many more could be sold to advantage each week.

Sale topped at 213p for a British Bluex Heifer from Mr J Jardine, Yett to J Hall Butchers Kirkcudbright

Limousin to 210p from Yett, Johnstonebridge to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan


Another good show of 71 OTM Cattle were forward to the usual ring of buyers and were heavly sought after, many more could have been sold.

Sale topped at 144ppk from Carsegowan.

Dairy averaged 96p Beef averaged 124p

Principal Prices

Per Head

Limousin to £1017.45, £956.25, £973.40, £906.25 Carsegowan

Charolais to £1007.50 Palaceknowe

British Blue to £954.60 Palaceknowe

Fleckvieh to £935

Holstein Friesian to £902 Trailflat, £855.60, £853.30, £837.20 Slacks, £839.95 Brownfield

British Friesain to £902 Drumcruilton

Hereford to £893.75 Park

Angus to £878.40 Carsegowan

Per Kilo

Limousin to 144p, 142p, 133p, 132p, 128p, 125p (x2) Carsegowan

Charolias to 130p Palaceknowe

British Blue to 129p Palaceknowe, 124p Maryfield

Hereford to 125p, 115p, 106 Park

Angus to 122p Carsegowan

Simmental to 116p Corsencon

Fleckvieh to 110p, 100p Slacks

British Friesian to 110p Drum, 97p Park, 94p Drum

Holstein Friesan to 110p Trailflat, 107p Brownfield, 106p Rue, 106, 104p Slacks, 104p Kerricks

Luing to 108p Shangan

Jersey to 98p Byeloch

Ayrshire to 98p Ryemuir


A Nice Show of 426 Prime Lambs were forward and were also an excellent show for quality.  Sale topped at £89.50 for Texels from Conniven Farms and to 212p for Texels from Messr Padkin, Drumcork.  Overall Sale average 197p (201.9p SQQ).

Per Head

Lambs 32.1-39Kg

Texel to £82 (x2) Eastside, £77 Park, £77 Drumburn

Suffolk to £81 Nether Gribton, £75.50 Newmains, £73 Park

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg


Texel to £87 Hillhead, £87, £86.50, £85 Cleughbrae, £86.50 Maryfield, £86 Torkirra, £86 (x2), £85.50 Druidhall, £86 Dressertland Cott

Suffolk to £86 (x2) Hartbush, £85 Northcowshaw, £83.50 Newmains, £81 New Farm

Lambs 45.6-52Kg

Texelt o £89.50 Conniven, £88, £86 Hillhead


Per Kg

Lambs 32.1-39

Texel to 212p Drumcork, 210p (x2) Eastside

Suffolk to 208p Nether Gribton

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg

Texel to 211p, 207p Cleughbrae, 209p Druidhall, 207p Hillhead, 206p Druidhall, 206p Maryfield

Suffolk to 210p (x2) Hartbush, 207p Northcowshaw

Lambs 45.6-52Kg

Texel to 195p Torkirra


276 Cast Ewes & Rams forward and were keenly sought after, apart from being over fat, many more required to meet growing demand.  Sale topped at £122 for Texel from Midlock

Texel to £122, 110p Midlock, £115 Cottage, 114p, 113p Park

Suffolk to £95 Midlock

Leicester to £85 (x2) Midlock

Mule to £76 Maryfield, £75 Tullochallum, £71 Maryfield, £71 Park, £71 Dollard

Blackface to £76 Tullochallum, £69 Hayfield, £68 Dollard, £58 Foregirth

Jacob to £69 Dollard

Cheviot to £59 Tullochallum

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