Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 13th August 2014

31 Prime Cattle – Trade improving

Heifers Limousin to 220.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan

Parthenais to 220.5p from F & J Connon, Pumplaburn to Border Meats Lockerbie

Charolais to 214.5p Airdrie Farm to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas

Bullocks Charolais to 212.5p Skipmyre, Lochmaben

58 OTM Cattle – Trade good for all classes. More buyers present requesting greater numbers.

Per Head
Holstein Friesian to £1139.85 Smallholmburn, £982.80 Newhouse, £962.85 New Farm

Simmental to £991.80 Gimmenbie, £895.35 Harwood

Limousin to £984.90 Blairshinnoch, £932.40 Skipmyre

Angus to £904.40 Easthill

Per Kilo
Simmental to 171pGimmenbie, 131p Harwood

Limousin to 147p Blairshinnoch, 139p Whitehill

Angus to 133p Easthill, 127p Bogue

Holstein Friesian to 159p Kerricks, 155p Ryemuir, 153p, 123p Smallholmburn, 147p, 124p New Farm, 123p Gullielands

1652 Prime Sheep Forward

990 Prime Lambs – Trade easier on the week although better than predicted. Sale average 165p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 167.5p to 208p Heithat

Beltex to £77 Heithat

Texel to £71.50 Heithat

Suffolk to £70 Whinnyhill

Lleyn to £65 Laneside

Lambs 39.1-45Kg ave 164.2p to 190p Boreland

Texel to £80 Boreland

Beltex to £75.50 Capelfoot

Suffolk to £72 Knockenhair

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 157p to 170p Boreland

Texel to £83 Boreland

Suffolk to £77 Maxwelltown

Very good show of 662 Cast Ewes & Rams sold well, many more could have been sold to advantage. Top price on the day was £159.50 for 2 Suffolk Rams from Hayfield

364 Heavy Ewes ave £77.75

Texel to £120, £114.50 Castlehill, £102.50, £99.50 (x2) The Cottage & Maryfield

Suffolk to £98.50 Druidhall, £97.50, £88 Hayfield

Beltex to £96.50 Inamay

Cross to £96.50 Burn Cott, £86.50 (x2) West Skelston & Maryfield, £85.50 Eastlands, £82.50 Druidhall, £81.50 Liscleugh

Berrichon to £95.50 Maryfield

Leicester to £94.50 Druidhall, £84.50 Liscleugh

Charollais to £93.50 Maryholm

Half Bred to £90 Hartbush

Lleyn to £89.50 Newbank

NCC to £85.50 Gillesbie

Zwartble to £79.50 Gillfoot

281 Light ave £47.68

Cheviot to £76.50, £75.50 Castlehill

Blackface to £64.50 Kirkland, £57.50 Gillfoot, £54.50 Castlehill

Lleyn to £62.50 Bennan

17 Rams ave £94

Suffolk to £159.50 Hayfield

Texel to £136.50 Gillesbie

Leicester to £119.50 Gillesbie

Cheviot to £107.50 Gillesbie

Easycare to £106.50 Ironlosh

Mule to £82.50 Ironlosh

corresponding week 2013 sale report