Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th May 2014.

45 Prime Cattle – Trade was easier on the week with only best types meeting competition.

Limousin to 230p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 220.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie, 215.5p Gardrum, Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

79 OTM Cattle – Trade remains bouyant

Per Head
Angus to £1306.40 Netherhall, £1010.80 Stouslie
Limousin to £1130.40, £1117.20 Meikleholm
Stabiliser to £944.70 South Mains
British Blue to £1008.15 Trolane
Holstein Friesian to £998.25 Newhouse, £974.65 Kirwaugh

Charolais to £1180.80 Park; Angus to £1115.50 Stouslie

Per Kilo
Limousin to 157p, 147p Meikleholm
Angus to 142p Netherhall, 139p Meikleholm
British Blue to 143p Trolane
Stabiliser to 141p, 137p South Mains
Holstein Friesian to 135p Kirwaugh, 123p Rue

Charolais to 123p Park

642 Prime Sheep Forward

24 Prime Lambs – Trade firm to average 246.6p

Suffolk to £114.50, £109 North Cowshaw
Texel to £105 Dressertland

311 Prime Hoggs – end of season fayre with meated hoggs easily sold to average 204.8p

Hoggs 32-39Kg ave 207p to 221p Thorns
Texel to £82 Woodhouse
Blackface to £78.50 Riggheads, £77.50 Meikleholm
Swaledale to £72.50 Kirkhaugh

Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 198.7p to 211p Meikleholm
Texel to £84.50 Meikleholm, £83.50 Hillbank
Cheviot to £83 Newmains, £80 Belridding
Blackface to £83 Meiklehom

Hoggs 46Kg + ave 189p to 206p Meikleholm
Suffolk to £100 Druidhall, £93.50 Lanarkland
Texel to £100 Druidhall, £97 Meikleholm
Cheviot to £92.50 Newmains
Blackface to £90.50 Lanarkland

200 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – Trade for all classes remains good

Heavy Ewes
Texel to £108.50 Kirkhill, £95.50 Dressertland, £95.50 Woodcroft
Mule to £84.50 Kirkhill, £84.50 Bridgestone, £80.50 Merrick
Half Bred to £79 Sunnyhill

Light Ewes
Blackface to £72.50 Druidhall, £69.50 Barclosh, £67.50 Meikleholm, £67.50 Knockenhair
Lleyn to £68.50 Meiklebob
Cheviot to £64.50 Marwhirn

Dorset to £106.50 Townpark