Dumfries Mart Report – Primestock 09.11.2016

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

80 Cattle Forward

Prime Cattle met keen competition with buyers needing greater numbers weekly.


Limousin to 224.5p, 222.5p from Thwaite, Ruthwell both to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 217.5p from Thwaite to Border Meats Lockerbie


Limousin to 223.5p from Mid Bishopton, Whithorn to Border Meats Lockerbie

Galloway to 204.5p from Balgrayhill, Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie

OTM Cattle looked sharper with all classes being in demand.

Per Head

Simmental to £1050.70 Cormaddie, £1004.55, £942 Millhill

Limousin to £1003.30 Isle of Dalton, £910 Park

Charolais to £910.15 Oxgang

Holstein Friesain to £858.45 Netherwood, £708 Upper Portrack


Angus to £994.85 Rue

Per Kilo

Simmental to 158p Cormaddie, 120p Oxgang

Limousin to 140p to Park, 127p, 119p Isle of Dalton, 111p Cormaddie

Holstein Friesain to 120p Upper Portrack, 114p, (x2) Dryburgh, 107p Upper Portrack, 101p Smallrigg, 97p Netherwood

British Blue to 100p Heithat

Charolais to 109p Oxgang

Angus to 105p Corrie Mains

British Friesain to 115p Park, 92p, 90p Drum


1420 Prime Sheep

1029 Prime Lambs – Trade firmed; more heavy lambs forward.

330 Lambs (45.6Kg+) ave 161.8p to 168p Shangan

Texel to £84.50, £82.50 Barrsyard, £83.50 Kirkbride, £83.50 Ballaggan, £82.50 Lanarkland, £80.50 Westhill, £80 Dollard

Suffolk to £80 Palaceknowe, £80 East Polquhirter, £75 Barnbarroch, £75 Lanarkland

Mule to £73 Abune the Brae

501 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 171.6p to 190p Skipmyre

Texel to £78 Skipmyre, £77.50 Cowans, £75.50 East Polquhirter, £75.50 Kiraugh, £75.50 Craighead

Suffolk to £74 Springfield, £72.50 Springfield Hill, £72 Palaceknowe

Charollais to £70.50 Maryfield

Mule to £70 East Polquhirter, £65 Dornal

182 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 166.7p to 196p Heithat

Texel to £70.50 Heithat, £68.50 Eastside

Beltex to £70.50 Heithat

NCC to £62 Hastingshall

Blackface to £59 Dollard, £57.50 Snar, £54.50 Guelt

16 Lambs (25.5-32Kg) ave 152p to 155p Highcairn

Blackface to £48.50 Snar

391 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Sharper by £2-£3 and sold to a top of £149.50 for a Texel Ram from Ryecroft.

Texel to £93.50 Drumcruilton, £88.50, £80.50 Craigieland Hill

Leicester to £90.50 Macqueston

Charollais to £90.50 Loaningfoot

Suffolk to £89.50 Larglea, £85.50 Shangan, £70.50 Bettyknowes

Chev Mule to £77.50 Annefield, £62.50 Roughside

NCC to £77.50, £71.50 Annefield

Mule to £67.50 Shangan, £67 Hill, £65.50 Abune the Brae, £59.50 Bettyknowes

Blackface to £53.50 Hall, £51.50 Barend, £48.50 Westhill, £47.50 Macqueston, £47.50 Bettyknowes


Texel to £149.50 Ryecroft

Suffolk to £104.50 Hayfield

Blackface to £62.50 Barend

Berrichon to £84.50 Roughside





















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