Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th March 2015.

21 Prime Cattle Forward – Trade Brisk for all types

Heifers Limousin to 231.5p, 230.5p, 228.5p, 228.5p, 225.5p from J & J Campbell, Dinnan to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie, 230p from Dinnans, Whithorn to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan

78 OTM Cattle – Plainer show of cast cows with most of the sale being leaner dairy types.

Prices Per Head

British Blue to 147p Druidhall, 124p Third

Lincoln Red to 136p Fairgirth

Limousin to 135p Bridgemark, 131p Fairgirth, 129p West Lanegate, 126p Relief

Holstein Friesian to 130p Newhouse, 117p, 115p, 114p, 113p Guillyhill, 116p Newhouse, 116p Hardgrave, 113p, Guillielands, 112p Hotts, 112p, 110p Dinwoodie Green, 110p Fardingjames

Angus to 128p Druidhall, 126p Westlane Gate

Stabiliser to 121p Fairgirth, 117p Compstonend

Luing to 119p Fairgirth

Simmental to 114p Butterdale

Bulls Holstein Friesian to 112p Guillyhill, 110p Newhouse

Per Head

British Blue to £992.25 Druidhall

Holstein Friesian to £954.85 Guillyhill

Angus to £953.60 Druidhall

Limousin to £819.15 Westlane Gate

Bulls Holstein Friesian to £1309 Newhouse

661 Prime Hoggs Forward – A big entry of Blackface hoggs on offer but trade maintained late high rates. Sale average 198.4p

(69) Hoggs 25.5-32Kgto 230p ave 206.3p

Blackface to £69 Auchencrieff, £62.50 Inglestone, £62 Merkland

(283) Hoggs 32.1-39Kg to 212p ave 209p

Roussin to £79.50 Glengennet

Blackface to £78 Glengennet, £77.50 Auchencrieff, £77 High Creoch, £76 Riggheads

Texel to £70 Corsebank, £70 Sandilands

Cheviot to £69 Chanlockfoot

(280) Hoggs 39.1-45.5Kg to 214p ave 199p

Suffolk to £83.50 Glengennet, £80 Bridgestone

Cheviot to £94 (x2) Hoddamtown

Texel to £87.50 Lochwood, £85 Newmains

Mule to £85 Riggheads, £78.50 Glengennet

Blackface to £90, £87.50 (x2) Auchencrieff, £87.50, 385.50 Riggheads

(24) Hoggs 46Kg+

Texel to £96 Lochwood

Blackface to £86 Merkland, £82 Craigdarroch

192 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Leaner types slightly easier on the week.

Texel to £155 Newmains, £128 Bridgestone, £126 Midtown

Suffolk to £135 Newmains, £130 Midtown

Mule to £112 Hoddamtown, £94 Midtown

Half Bred to £111 Hoddamtown

Beltex to £109 Bridgestone

Cheviot to £96 Chanlockfoot, £82 Nisbet, £77 Breconside Cott,

Blackface to £69.50 Chanlockfoot, £68 Merkland

Rams Charollais to £153 Newfield

Texel to £114 Capelfoot, £103.50 Terregles

corresponding week 2014 sale report