Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 15th January 2014.
32 Prime Cattle Forward – Trade no worse.
Heifers Limousin to 243.5p, 241.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers, Annan. Bullocks Limousin to 231.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to Border Meats Lockerbie.
86 OTM Cattle – More active buyers each week requiring greater numbers of all classes.
Angus to £1033.20 Hardlawbank, £840 Archwood
British Blue to £989.05 Sunnyhill.
Limousin to £880.60 Lairlaugh,
Simmental to £936.65 Grove
Holstein Friesian to £946.95 Slacks, £885.10 Newhouse.
Limousin to 205p Archwood, 119p Lairdlaugh
Simmental to 143p Grove, 117p Meikle Barncleugh
British Blue to 131p Sunnyhill, 120p Archwood.
Angus to 123p Hardlawbank, 121p Marwhirn
Holstein to 107p Newhouse, 107p Slacks, 106p Newhouse, 105p Smallholmburn, 105p(x3) Slacks, 105p Kerricks.
761 Prime Sheep Forward
533 Prime Hoggets – Small mixed offering forward with over 50% 46kg +.
Sale average 172.3p
Hoggs 32.1-39Kg ave 175.6p to 183p Marwhirn
Texel to £68.50 Whinneyknowe
Suffolk to £68.50 Whinneyknowe
Blackface to £68 Corsebank
Lleyn to £67.80 Bennan
Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 170.6p to 206p Hillhead
Beltex to £90 Hillhead, £84.50 Auchengyle
Texel to £79 Drumburn, £75 Shangan
Suffolk to £74.20 Upperlongbank, £74 Rigghead
Mule to £70 Whinneyknowe
Hoggs 46+ ave 156.1p to 164p Lockerbie House Stables
Texel to £82 Lockerbie House Stables, £81.20 Marr
Suffolk to £84.5 Netherhall, £81.80 Townhead
Mule to £75 Lockerbie House Stables
The firm had forward 223 Cast Ewe & Rams at their weekly sale at Dumfries. Trade similar to last week.
Suffolk to £75.50 Druidhall, £68.50 Valmar, £63.50 Bridgestone
Texel to £72.00 Druidhall, £68.50 Shangan, £64.50 Neither Kier.
Half-Bred to £61.50 Cushag, £58.50 Maryfield
Leicester to £63.50 Marr
Cross to£57.5 Cushag, £55 Druidhall, £54.50 Shangan
Beltex £59.50 Bridgstone
Blackface to £42.5 Marr, £40.5 Over Abington
Lleyn to £43.5 Summerhill
Cast Rams Blackface to £56.5 Dalpeddar, £54.5 Nunnerie
Texel to £71.5 Farthingwell
Leicester £121.5 Dalpeddar, £63.5 Over Abington
Heavy Ewes averaged £52.24
Light Ewes averaged £41.23