Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 5th February 2014.

33 Prime Cattle – Trade met a satisfactory demand considering the national trend.

Heifers Limousin to 229.5p from Kenmuir Farmers Ardwall to Border Meats Lockerbie, 222.5p Dinnans Whithorn to JG Renick & Sons Butchers Thornhill, 222.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie

39 OTM Cattle – Feeding and fleshed cows met a sharper demand more required weekly.

Per Head
Limousin to £1201.25 Leithenhall, £1168.40 Sunnyhill
Simmental to £1056.40 Sunnyhill, £975.95 Third
Charolais to £1241.20 Woodcroft
Holstein Friesian to £1114.35 Auchencrieff, £994.50 Ingleston

Per Kilo
Limousin to 155p Leithenhall, 136p Woodcroft
Simmental to 139p Sunnyhill, 137p Leithenhall
Blonde to 137p Kirkhill, 133p Leithenhall
Holstein to 162p Auchencrieff, 153p Inglestone

1144 Prime Sheep

621 Prime Hoggs – Best export type Hoggs in short supply regularly selling in excess of 200p

Hoggs 25.5-32Kg ave 189p to £185 Nisbet
Blackface to £60.50 Nisbet

Hoggs 32.1-39Kg ave 191p to 214.6p East Polquhirter
Cheviot to £78 Auchencrieff, £70 Nisbet
Suffolk to £77 Longbeoch, £75.20 Marwhirn
Texel to £76.20 East Polquhirter
Blackface to £65.20 Beuchan
Mule to £67.50 Marwhirn

Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 193.3p to 210p West Skelston
Beltex to £88.50 Rigghead, £86.20 Barnbackle
Texel to £88.20 West Skelston
Suffolk to £87.80 Longbeoch, £86 Rigghead
Blackface to £77.50 Tinwald Shaws
Lleyn to £80 Summerhill

Hoggs 46Kg+ ave 182p to 193p Muircleugh
Suffolk to £92 Netherhall, £86.20 Clydeside
Texel to £90.50 Muircleugh, £90.50 Barrsyard

521 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade sharper for all classes
Suffolk to £93.50 Larglea
Texel to £83.50 Midtown, £78.50 Blackpark
Leicester to £81.50 Drumbuie
Mule to £76.50 Carsegowan, £75.50 Barnbackle
Cheviot to £60 Hall, £59.50 Nether Stenries
Lleyn to £56.50 Clonhie
Blackface to £53.50 Merkland, £48.50 Hillbank, £48 Merkland
Swaledale to £49.50 East Polquhirter

Charollais to £112.50; Texel to £107.50, £93.50 Carsegowan; Leicester to £104.50 Drumbuie Suffolk to £91.50 Carsegowan; Blackface to £64.50 Drumbuie