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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 15th May 2013.

19 Prime Cattle – Far short of buyers requirements. Local Butchers and Wholesalers require greater numbers of locally reared beef, Please take advantage of competition.

Limousin to 244.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to Border Meats Lockerbie, 238.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to M/S Mogerley Butchers Dumfries, 238.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas. Charolais to 237.5p Outertown Annan to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1461.90 Trolane

80 OTM Cattle – All classes looked sharper on the week

Per Head
Limousin to £1260 Blairshinnoch
Simmental to £1201.05 Millhill
Angus to £1060.45 Tregallon
Charolais to £1143.10 Rigghead
Holstein Friesian to £1153.95 Slacks, £1147.60 Trolane, £1124.55 Drum, £1117.50 Brownrigg, £1102.95 Kirktonfield

Per Kilo
Angus to 177p Blairshinnoch, 173p Woodcroft
Limousin to 175p Blairshinnoch, 169p Sunnyhill
Charolais to 173p Woodcroft, 161p Rigghead
Simmental to 159p Millhill, 157p Edingham
British Blue to 157p Sunnyhill, 155p Woodcroft
Holstein to 171p Kirktonfield, 157p Slacks, 151p Trolane, 150 Brownrigg

591 Prime Sheep & Ewes

36 Prime Lambs – Trade brisk to average 257.1p

Per Head
Suffolk to £116.50 North Cowshaw, £110 Bankhead of Tinwald
Texel to £110 North Cowshaw, £109 Bankhead of Tinwald

Per Kilo
Texel to 268p Bridgestone
Suffolk to 263p North Cowshaw

315 Prime Hoggs – Very Mixed offering to average 196.3p

Per Head
Texel to £108.50, £105.50 Auchengray
Beltex to £103.50 Meikleholm, £91.50 Cocklicks
Blackface to £89.50 Meikleholm, £89.50 Baltier

Per Kilo
Texel to 211p Auchengray
Blackface to 208p Meikleholm
Cheviot to 207p Torkirra
Beltex to 207p Meikleholm

A smaller show of 240 Cast Ewes & Rams sold to high rates with Heavy Ewes very dear and a poorer show of light ewes slightly cheaper topping at £121.50 for a pen of Suffolk’s from Netherhall.

Top prices
Suffolk to £121.50 Netherhall
Texel to £103.50 Park, £93.50 Eastside
Half Bred to £94.50 Park
Mule to £74.50 Gateslack, £70.50 Netherhall
North Country Cheviot to £55.50 Bridgestone
Jacob to £42.50 Barclosh
Blackface to £38.50 Troloss
Tups Beltex to £115.50 Eastside
Leicester to £89.50 Marr
Texel to £82.50 Marr

Heavy Ewes averaged £70.95
Light Ewes averaged £34.30

corresponding week 2012 sale report

Dumfries Mart, Huntingdon Road, Dumfries DG1 1NF Tel : 01387 279495
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