The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held
their Weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday
15th February 2012.
65 Prime Cattle – Trade
firm for all classes with more commercial type cattle on offer.
Sale average 198.7ppk or (354.8pk d/w at 56%)
Limousin 220.5p from J & N Beattie, Woodfield to R Johnstone & Sons,
Butchers, Annan, 213.5p Dinnins, Whithorn to M/s J D Owen & Son, Butchers,
Newton Stewart, 209.5p Newmains, Duncow to C Anderson.
Limousin to 216.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to J Kerr & Son,
Butchers, Gretna, 211.5p High Glentriplock, Mochrum to Border Meats Lockerbie,
207.5p Dinnans, Whithorn to A Jack & Son, Butchers, Stranraer. 206.5p
Waterside, Haugh of Urr to Grierson Bros, Butchers, Castle Douglas.
Top Gross Heifer £1343 - Balgrayhill
Bullocks (all heavy)
Limousin to 206.5p, 205.5p all from J & L Craik, Waterside to C Anderson,
204.5p Kenmuir, Ardwell to C Anderson.
Top Gross Bullock £1500.15 Waterside
74 OTM Cattle – Trade sharper for all classes
Cows per head
Devon £1252.95, Broadlea Brae
Limousin £1223.60 Blairshinnoch, £1132.20 High Glentriploch.
British Blue £1188.00 Bellevue
Angus £1161.30, £1038.45 Druidhall
Holstein £1072.50 Lakehead, £1021.20 Byreholm
Per kilo cows
Angus 172p Dressertland, 161p Druidhall, 159p Dressertland
British Blue 165p Bellevue
Limousin 158p Greenfield, 153p High Glentriploch, 152p Blairshinnoch
Holstein 148p, 139p,134p Byreholm, 145p Pantethhill, 130p,126p Lakehead,
Simmental 149p Sunnyhill, 147p Blindhillbush.
Luing 144p(x2) Viewfield
Shorthorn 140p Ballaggan.
913 Prime Hoggs
Prime hoggs a very mixed show for quality sold to a top of 245pk for
texel crosses from Mr J Wilson, Barbuie Cottage, Moniaive. Top price
per head was £100 also for Texels from AT Waugh & Co, Mitchellslacks,
Thornhill. Overall average was 206.2pk a rise of 3p on the week.
Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 245p ave 225
Texel £76 Barbuie Cottage
Blackface £57.5 Bridgemark, £52 Upper Barr
Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 224p ave 206.2p
Suffolk £73.5 Palaceknowe
Texel £83 East Polquhirter, £82.50 Innerfield, £78, £73
Blackface £79 Riggheads, £71 Guelt, £70.20 Maxwelltown, £70
Cross £78 Lawesknowe, £72 Upper Barr, £70 Maxwelltown
Lleyn £70.5 Maxwelltown
Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 222p ave 207.1p
Suffolk £90.5 Marwhirn, £86.5 Muircleugh, £84.50 Netherhall.
Texel £94 Lanarkland, £93 Ballaggan, £92.5, £91.5
West Skelston, £89.5 Riggheads
Half Bred £87, £84.5 Marwhirn
Cross £87 Abune The Brae, £81.5 Corsencon, £81 Riggheads
Blackface £77.5 Upper Barr
North Country Cheviots £91 Auchencrieff
Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 204p ave 188.4p
Texel £100 Mitchelslacks, £94.5 Third, £94.5 Lanarkland
Suffolk £95 Kenmuir, £94 Lanarkland, £92.50 West Skelston
Half Bred £90.5 Marwhirn
Cross £86.5 Maryfield,
Blackface £84.5 Mitchelslacks, £84.50 Drumbreddan, £83.5
North Country Cheviot £96 Auchencreiff
A large show of 689 ewes forward to Dumfries. A larger proportion of
plain ewes met a similar trade to recent weeks.
Suffolk £113.50 Palaceknowe.
Texel £113.50 Drumbreddan, £108.50 Blackpark, Kerricks, £105.50
Kilfaddoch, £97.50 Dressertland Cottage.
Cross £96.50 Thornthwaite, £94.50 Woodhouse Bungalow, £93
West Roucan, £92.50 Little Fenwick.
Blackface £79.50 Guelt, £76 Maqueston, £75.50 Fingland, £73.50
Abune the Brae, £72.50 Drumbreddan.
Blue Face Leicester £118.50, £99.50 Grennan, £94.50
Texel £116.50 Drumbreddan, £105.50 Upper Barr
Leicester £103.50 Drumbreddan
Blackface £94 Drumbreddan, £89.50 Fingland.
Cheviot £85.50 West Rouchan
Charolais £107.50 Innerfield
Overall Heavy Ewe average £83.50
Overall Light Ewe average £59.20
corresponding week 2011 sale report