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

A small show of prime cattle were easily sold.


Limousin to 210.5p from J J Roddan, Longbeoch to bucthers, Annan.

Charolais to 202.5p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm to butchers, Kirkcudbright.


OTM cattle were in short supply and actively bought by the ringside of buyers present with plainer cows wanted.

Cows (per head)…

Simmental to £815.10, Cormaddie.

Holstein to £781.20, West Galdenoch.

Bulls (per head)…

Limousin to £883.50, Drumcruilton.

Cows (p/kg)…

Simmental to 114p/kg, Cormaddie.

Limousin to 109p/kg, Cormaddie.

Hereford to 95p/kg, Drumcruilton.

Holstein to 93p/kg, West Galdenoch.


857 prime sheep forward.

706 prime hoggs. Well fleshed hoggs were scarce and wanted a very mixed offering forward.


43 hoggs (25.5 to 32) Ave 181.5 to 219p/kg Woodfoot.

Cheviot to £70, Woodfoot.

Cross to £58.50, Knockenhair.

Millennium Bleu to £58, Woodfoot.

Blackface to £57.50, Marbrack.


263 hoggs (32.1 to 39) Ave 177.6 to 197p/kg Maryfield.

Cheviot to £75 Woodfoot.

Texel to £75 Torkirra.

Suffolk to £74 Conniven Farms.

Cross to £68.50 Beechgrove.

Blackface to £68.50 Rigghead.

NC Cheviot  to £65.5 Cleughbrae.


246 hoggs (39.1 to 45.5) Ave 187.6 to 210p/kg Auchencrieff.

NC Cheviot to £92.50 Auchencrieff.

Texel to £85 Rigghead.

Blackface to £84, Meikleholm, £82.50 Cleughbrae.

Suffolk to £82 Palaceknowe.

Cheviot Mule to £78 Woodfoot.


107 hoggs (46+) Ave 173 to 204p/kg Rigghead.

Texel to £100 Rigghead, £94.5, £90 Cleughbrae.

Suffolk to £98, £89 Cleughbrae, £91 Kenmure.

NC Cheviot to £95.50 Auchencrieff.

Cross to £86.5 Old Mosside.

Blackface to £75 Marbrack.


47 store hoggs met keen competition.

Cross to £65.50 Old Mosside.

Charollais to £65 Lochmailing.

Suffolk to £57.50 Conniven.

Blackface to £49.50 Kilmichael.


Ewes sharper £6-£7 per head. With a top of £137.50, Druidhall.

Heavy ewes (per Head)…

Texel to £137.50, £131.50 Druidhall, £125.50, £115.50 Midtown, £118.50 Maryfield.

Suffolk to £117.50, £107.50 Palaceknowe, £117.50 Newmains.

Continental to £99.50 Copewood.

Cross to £96.50 Druidhall, £96.50 Newmains, £93.5 Barrsyard, £93.5 Kenmure.

Zwartble to £95.50 Wallacetown.

NC Cheviot to £65.50 Marwhirn.


Light ewes (per head)…

Blackface to £78.50 Kenmure, £76.50 Kilmichael, £73.50 Craigdarroch.

Lleyn to £84.50 Meikleholm.


Rams (per head)…

Zwartble to £125.50 Wallacetown.

Lleyn to £124.50 Meikleholm.

Texel to £100 Meikleholm.

Blackface to £78.50 Meikleholm.



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