Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th August 2014.

15 Prime Cattle

Trade firmer. Greater numbers required every week.

Heifers Charolais to 216.5p from J Kelly & Sons, Airdrie to Border Meats Lockerbie

Limousin to 212.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to J Hall & Sons Butchers Kirkcudbright

62 OTM Cattle

Trade remains good with buyers very active for all classes

Per Head

Angus to £1152.90 Ballaggan, £950.95 Gibbonhill

Limousin to £1092 Edingham, £933.30 Porterstown

Luing to £1019.10 Kirkland

Charolais to £1043.90 Woodside

Holstein Friesian to £1035.15 New Farm, £1006.20 Barndennoch, £974.05 Hotts

Per Kilo

Limousin to 148p No 2 Tregallon, 143p Gibbonhill

Angus to 143p Kirkdale, 142p Gibbonhill

Charolais to 143p Woodside

Luing to 129p Kirkland

Holstein Friesian to 137p Drum, 135p, 121p Hotts, 117p Barndennoch

Bulls Limousin to 128p Woodside; Angus to 126p Ballagan

2031 Prime Sheep

1253 Prime Lambs - Trade better than vendors expected. Sale average 163.6p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 160.8p to 187p Capelfoot

Beltex to £70.50 Capelfoot

Texel to £65.50 Carswadda, £65 Belzies

Suffolk to £64.20 Ford

Lleyn to £61 Laneside

Blackface to £59 Dalveen, £55 Meikle Barncleugh

Mule to £57 Grove, £56.50 Dalveen

Lambs 39.1-45.5p ave 165p to 188p Netherton

Texel to £81, £77.50 Drumcruilton, £76 Dollard

Beltex to £76 Drumcruilton, £74.80 Netherton, £74.50 Capelfoot

Charollais to£72 Wester Parkgate

Suffolk to £74 Eastside, £70 Third

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 152.4p to 160p Bankhead

Suffolk to £72.50 Bankhead

Lleyn to £72 Upper Locharwoods

778 Cast Ewes & Rams

Following the seasonal trend to be easier.

Top prices

Heavy Ewes ave £71.13

Texel to £111.50 New Far, £92.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £87.50 Kirkton

Charollais to £94.50 Maryfield

Mule to £91.50, £78.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £82.50 (x2) Kirkton, £78.50 Barnshangan

Leicester to £78.50 Guelt, £77.50 Barr, £76.50 Kirkton

Suffolk to £87.0 New Farm, £75 Bankhead of Tinwald, £72.50 Nether Gribton

Light Ewes ave £36.53

Lleyn to £72.50 Durnfoothil

Blackface to £57.50 Guelt, £52.50 Corsencon, £50.50 Gillfoot

Rams ave £79.00

Leicester to £104.50 Liscleugh

Blackface to £66.50 Troloss

corresponding week 2013 sale report