Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 19th February 2014.
26 Prime Cattle – Trade for best types remain
steady. Mixed offering forward.
Heifers Limousin to 230.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Border Meats Lockerbie, 227.5p Woodfield, eastriggs to Border Meats, Lockerbie.
Bullocks Limousin to 220.5p Kenmuir Farmers to C Anderson.
57 OTM Cattle – Buyers were out in force: Trade met a big rise on the week easily 10-15pk dearer. Greater numbers are required of all classes weekly. Producers should take advantage of the increased competition on offer at Dumfries.
Limousin to £1121 Boreland, £965.60 Relief.
Angus to £1002.5 Blairshinnoch, £999 Boreland
Simmental to £1102.30 Cleughbrae
Holstein Friesian to £1083 Wylliehole, £1065.30 Conheath, £1012.60 Highlaw
Swedish Red to £938 Brownfield
Limousin to 190p, 180p (x 2), 175p(x2) Boreland, 143p Blairshinnoch
Angus to 190p Wyliehole, 153p Blairshinnoch, 151p Barshill, 142p Relief
Simmental to 151p Cleughbrae
Holstein Friesian to 160p Wylliehole, 135p Kerricks, 134p Conheath, 133p Dinwoodie Green
Swedish Red to 134p Brownfield
1240 Prime Hogg & Ewes
820 Prime Hoggs – Trade firm. Best hoggs in excess of 200pk. Averages slightly less at 193.2pk due to the mixed offering forward.
Hoggs 25.5 to 32Kg ave 188.8p to 238p Drumcrilto
Texel to £66.50 Drumcruilton , £60 Seeside
Cheviot to £60.50 Rigghead, £58.50 Torkirra
Jacob to £60.50 Upper Barr
Blackface to £57 Clonrae
Hoggs 32.1-39Kg ave 191.2p to 216p Summerhill
Texel to £80 Woodfoot, £78.50 Park
Suffolk to £79.50 Barnbarroch, £72 Kiraugh Park
Cheviot to £77 Woodfoot
Mule to £76 Lockwood
Blackface to £65.50 Clonrae, £65 Dornal
Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 194.6p to 215p Lanarkland
Texel to £88 West Skelston, £87.50 Old School House
Charollais to £87 east Polquhirter, £83.50 Wester Parkgate
Suffolk to £86.50 Bankswood, £86.20 West Skelston
Cheviot to £86.50 Auchencrieff, £80 Marwhirn
Mule to £81 Rigghead
Blackface to £73.50 Sweetshawhead
Hoggs 46Kg + ave 183.4p to 203p Rigghead
Suffolk to £100 Bnkswood, £89.50 lanarkland
Texel to £96 Rigghead, £94.50 Foregirth
Charollais to £93.50 Rigghead £90 Wester Parkgate
420 Cast Ewes & Rams – A sound trade prevailed at rates similar to last week.
Suffolk to £71.50 Bankswood
Texel to £93.5 Lockwood, £77.50 Torkirra, £76.5 Nether Stenries, £74.50 Drumcruilton
Mule to £64.50 Torkirra, £63.50 Riggheads, £63.50 Nethertown, £63.50 Conniven Farms
Leicester to £74.5 Lochwood,. £71.50 Whitedyke
Zwartable to £73.5 Whitdyke, £58.5 Riggheads
Charollais to £57.50 Whitedyke
Cheviot to £64.5 Nether Stenries, £62.5 Torkirra, £62 Conniven Farms
Blackface to £62 Whitedyke, £58.50, £49.5 Merkland, £57.50 Torkirra, £49.50 Over Abington
Texel to £107.50 East Polquhirter
Suffolk to £94.5 Rigghead
Leicester £89.5 Whitedyke, £64.5 Dornal
Blackface to £68.50 Leithenhall, £58.5 Whitedyke, £53.5 Dornal
Beltex to £80.5 Whitedyke
Heavy Ewes averaged £63.09
Light Ewes averaged £48.68