Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th June 2014.

21 Prime Cattle – Trade was challenging for all classes.

Heifer Limousin to 221.5p from F & J Connon, Pumplaburn to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 213.5p Pumplaburn, Wamphray to Border Meats Lockerbie.

41 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm

Per Head Simmental to £1248.75 Newbie Mains, £984.25 Low Drumrae

Charolais to £989.05 Swyre

British Blue to £1102.85 Park

Norwegian Red to £926.10 Shenrick

Limousin to £925 Foregirth

Holstein to £904.65 Smallholmburn

Per Kilo Limousin to 148p Foregirth

Charolais to 131p Swyre

British Blue to 137p Park

Simmental to 129p Low Drumrae

Luing to 117p Burnfoot

Holstein to 126p Shenrick

771 Prime Sheep Forward

318 Prime Lambs – Trade good with lighter weights meeting the greatest demand. Sale average 249.1p.

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 253.7p to 281p Maryfield

Beltex to £109.50 Maryfield

Texel to £107 Hoddamtown, £104.50 Druidhall

Suffolk to £102 Eastside, £100 Lower Shieldhill

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 246.5p to 274p Hoddomtown

Texel to £115 Hoddomtown, £112 Druidhall

Suffolk to £108.50 Eastside, £107 Durisdeer

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 240.8p to 250p The Bush

Texel to £123.50 The Bush, £112.50 Lochpark

140 Prime Hoggs ave 175.6p

Texel to £90 Eastside

Suffolk to £79.50 Dollard

Mule to £90 Longbeoch

Blackface to £84.50 Snar

313 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade very bouyant

Texel to £131.50 Leithenhall, £127 Baltier, £105.50 North Cowshaw

Suffolk to £105.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £103.50 Burn Cott

Leicester to £102 Grennan, £98.50 Fardingjames

Mule to £100.50 North Cowshaw & Leithenhall, £96.50 Bush, Longbeoch

Berrichon to £92.50 Maryfield

Blackface to £70 Guelt, £65.50 Longbeoch, £63.50 Clonrae

Rams Suffolk to £144.50 Eastside; Texel to £132.50 Eastside

Heavy Ewes ave £85.52
Light Ewes ave £55.50
Rams ave £105.50