Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 28th January 2015.
23 Prime Cattle – Trade remains bouyant despite a plainer offering forward.
British Blue to 221.5p from Kenmuir, Ardwell, Stranraer to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie. Limousin Heifers to 233.5p from Kenmuir, Ardwell, Stranraer to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. 223.50p from Park Farm, Crochmore Road to B Taylor Butchers, Lockerbie.
90 OTM Cattle – Trade continues to please with buyers keen to purchase all classes, more leaner types forward.
Limousin to £1051.05, Skipmyre, £1038.45 Riggheads, £944.70 Heithat .
Angus to £1249.50 Carruthers
Friesian to £1029.25, Barndennoch, £912, Drum.
N. Red to £875.75, Mortonholm
Saler £971.50, Woodhead
Lim Cull Bull £1137.50 Barnbarroch Farm
Limousin to 147p, Skipmyre, 141p Heithat Farm, 134p Kirkhill, Dalton, 133p Riggheads, 133p Relief Farm.
Shorthorn to 122p Upper Barr
Angus to 147p, 127p Carruthers, 123p Marwhirn.
Friesian to 133p, Brownfield. 117P Mortonholm, 115p x 2, Barndennoch, 115p Parkgate., 114p Drum.
Simmental to 138p, 133p x 2 Phernside
saler, 145p, 139p Woodhead
N Red 118p Mortonholm.
Lim Cull Bull 130p Barnbarroch
1388 Prime Sheep Forward
1026 Prime Hoggs – Trade eased back on the week to average 188p
(122) 25.5-32Kg ave 186p to 203p Low Garleffan
Blackface to £60.50, Ingleston, £58, Dornal
Cheviot £59 Dressertland
Mule £55 Lowes
I D F £59 Burrance of Currance.
(298) 32.1-39Kg ave 189.8p to 217p Bridgestone
Suffolk to £65.50 Easthill Cottage
Texel to £77, Over Abington, £76, Dressertland, £75, Riggheads Farm.
Blackface to £74, Ingleston, £67, Low Garleffan, £67 Beuchan
Cross £70.50 Over Abington
Chev Mule £71 Marwhirn
NC Cheviot £76 Easthill
Beltex £78.50 Bridgestone
(579) 39.1-45Kg ave 187.4p to 215p Millriggs
Texel to £88, £87, Millriggs, £82.50 Lamington., £82.50 Over Abington
Suffolk to £83, £82 x 2 Clydeside, £81.50 Millriggs
Cross £81, Mochrum Estate, £76 Dornal
Blackface to £79.50 x 2 MarbraK
Cheviot £80.50 Thorns Farm
Half Bred £81 Marwhirn
Chev Mule £77 Marwhirn.
(27) 45Kg + ave 165p to 170p Riggheads
363 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade easier
Texel to £117, £109, £99 Awhirk, £99 Barony Collage.
Suffolk to £116 High Drum.
Cheviot to £98, £91 Burn Farm, £89 Burrance of Courance.
Blackface to £75.50, Drumbuie, £69 Brandleys, £69 Foregirth, £69 Drumbuie Farm, £66 Dalpeddar.
Charollais £107, Sunnyhill
Cross £96, Awhirk, £91 High Drum, £91 Dempsterston
Leicester £107 Foregirth
N C Cheviot £99, Annefield