Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th September 2014.

28 Prime Cattle – Best Quality cattle wanted. Trade sharper for a plainer offering.

Bullocks Limousin to 233.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie

Heifers Limousin to 230.5p & 230.5p from Pumplaburn, Wamphray both to Border Meats Lockerbie. Charolais to 221.5p from Pumplaburn, Wamphray to Border Meats Lockerbie

107 OTM Cattle – Meated cows met a sharper trade whilst leaner types met a slower demand

Per Head

Simmental to £1110.55, £904.50 Gillesbie, £945.50 Drumcruilton

Limousin to £1089.15 Gateslack, £1022.45 West Skelston, £1020.65, Foregirth, £952.15 Gateslack

Angus to £1070.65 Blairshinnoch, £1054 West Lanegate, £956.30 Newlands, £935.25 Gateslack

Friesian to £1020.70 Drum, £958.85, £955.90 Park, £926.85 Barndennoch

Galloway to £991.20 Dalswinton, £916.50 Low Kirkbride

British Blue to £952 Netherfiedl, £937.65 Harwood, £901.70 Drumcruilton

Shorthorn to £944.70 Dalswinton

Cast Bull Charolais to £1132.80 Netherfield

Per kilo

Galloway to 177p Dalswinton

Friesian to 173p Drum, 137p, Brunthshields, 127p, 121p Park, 119p Drum, 118p Hillend, 118p Barnedennoch

Simmental to 167p, 135p Gillesbie, 139p Drumcruilton

Angus to 145p Corriehills. 136P West Lanegate, 133p Blairshinnoch, 131p Newlands

Limousin to 143p West Skelston, 139p, 137p (X2) Gateslack, 137p Foregirth, 137p Kirkton

British Blue to 139p Newfield, 135p, 133p Harwood

Shorthorn to 134p Dalswinton

Blonde to 131p Blairshinnoch

1956 Prime Sheep Forward

900 Prime Lambs – Numbers tighter. Trade better than expected. Big percentage of over 44Kg present; Sale average 146.94p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 147.3p to 162p Park

Suffolk to £56 Shawhill

Texel to £60 Dollard, £57.50 Roshglen, £57.50 Kirkton

Chev Mule to £56.50 Glenjaan

NCC to £57.50 Archwood

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 146.1p to 170p Kirkton of Crawford

Suffolk to £64.50 East Polquhirter, £63 Whinnyhill

Texel to £68 Kirkton, £66.50 Skipmyre, £66.20 Druidhall, £66.20 Maryfield, £66 Penlaw

Mule to £60 Craighead, £59.80 Hillbank

NCC to £63 Archwood

Beltex to £65.80 Netherton

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 140.2p

Suffolk to £67, £66.50 Longbeoch

Texel to £74 (x2), £68.50 Newbigging, £68.20 Drumcruilton, £68 Druidhall

Mule to £70 Foregirth

Another large consignment of 1056 Cast Ewes & Tups all classes slightly harder to cash but good meat still coming to money.

Heavy Ewes ave £55.50

Texel to £108.50 Hall of Drumpark, £103.50 Shancastle, £95.50 Chapel

NCC to £84.50, £83.50 Archbank, £77.50 Hastingshall, £71.50 Archwood, £71.50 Capelfoot

Leicester to £78.50 Dalpeddar, £69.50 Craigmuie

Mule to £68.50 Capelfoot, £68.50 South Mains, £66.50 High Cairn, £66.50 Upper Hardland

Light Ewes ave £39.21

Cheviot to £58.50, £58.50, £53.50 Linlithgow, £57.50 Chapel, £54.50 Newbank

Blackface to £66.50 Kirkland, £63.50 Barbuie

Lleyn to £51.50, £44.50 Auchencheyne, £43.50 Bennan

Rams ave £63.50

Texel to £71.50 Shancastle

NCC to £83.50 Archbank

corresponding week 2013 sale report