Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 12th February 2014.

28 Prime Cattle – Trade looked slightly firmer
Heifers Limousin to 224.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Border Meats Lockerbie
Bullocks Limousin to 223.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats

49 OTM Cattle – all classes sharper. Greater numbers required weekly to fill our increased buyers orders

Per Head
Limousin to £1153.60 Outertown, £982.80 West Lanegate
Hereford to £982.35 Broomdykes
Simmental to £958.85 Relief
Angus to £940.57 Castlefairn
Holstein Friesian to £1080, £1078 Drum, £1006.25 New Farm

Per Kilo
Limousin to 206p Outertown, 117p Dalmakethar
Holstein Friesian to 175p New Farm, 160p, 154p Drum
Ayrshire to 101p Muirside
Shorthorn to 131p Gillesbie, 123p Gall
Saler to 127p Gillesbie
Blonde to 127p Dalmakethar
Simmental to 127p Relief, 121p Millhill

1104 Prime Hogg & Ewes

567 Prime Hoggs– Buyers actively seeking more numbers of all types of hogg. Trade continue to rise with plenty of hoggs making in excess of 200p. Sale average 198.6p
Hoggs 25.5 to 32Kg ave 177p to 198p Dalhanna
Suffolk to £59 Nether Cargen
Blackface to £56 Dalhanna

Hoggs 32.1-39Kg ave 197.5p to 222p Auchencrieff
Cheviot to £82.80 Auchencrieff, £78.50 Dalhanna
Texel to £81.80 Rigghead, £74.50 Newlands
Suffolk to £78 Barony, £74 Maxwelltown
Mule to £74.50 newlands

Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 200.4p to 227p Park
Beltex to £95.50 Park, £85 Barony
Texel to £90.80 Old Mosside, £90.20 Rigghead
Suffolk to £90 Rigghead, £86.80 Barnbarroch
Cheviot to £89.20 Auchencrieff
Mule to £81 Maxwelltown

Hoggs 46Kg + ave 168.5p to 195p Park
Beltex to £95.50 Park
Suffolk to £93.50 Barnbarroch, £92.20 Townhead
Texel to £89.50 Nether Cargen

537 Cast Ewes & Rams – All classes were sharper

Heavy Ewes
Beltex to £87.50 Nether Stenries
Texel to £86.50 Druidhall, £82.50 Castlehil
Suffolk to £81.50 Druidhall, £68.50 Barnbarroch
Leicester to £73.50 Nether Barr
Berrichon to £69.50 Glen Darroch
Zwartble to £60.50 Nunnerie
Mule to £67.50 Nether Stenries, £65.50 Abune the Brae
Chev Mule to £62.50 Shawhill, £62.50 Newlands
NCC to £61.50 Newbank, £61.50 Castlehill

Light Ewes
Cheviot to £56.50 Marwhirn, £55.50 Nether Stenries
Blackface to £56.50 Moorfoot, £56.50 Abune the Brae
Swaledale to £43.50 Nether Barr, £43.50 Kingside

Cheviot to £111.50 Capelfoot
Texel to £107.50 Capelfoot, £99.50 Barony
Beltex to £94.50 Barony
Suffolk to £82 Dalton
Blackface to £67.50 Whitedyke, £59.50 Maxwelltown
Easy Care to £60.50 Barony

Heavy Ewes averaged £66.28
Light Ewes averaged £47.26