Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

66 Prime & OTM Cattle

Prime Cattle in very short supply. Trade remains good with extra numbers required weekly.

Limousin to 231.5p from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers, Annan, 225.5p from Marwhirn, Moniaive to J Hall Butchers Kirkcudbright.

Limousin to 221.5p from Kenmuir, Ardwall to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie.

OTM Cattle remain in big demand for all classes.

Top Prices Per Head

Holstein Friesian to £1035.40 Netherwood, £990.15 Lagganlees, £898.45 Bruntshields, £896 Dinwoodie Green

Galloway to £950.95 North Park

Angus to £922.50 Barshill

Heifers Holstein Friesian to £1001.10, £989.05 Kirkland

Bulls Charolais to £1285.20 Gillenbie

Angus to £1179.20 Upper Moor, £1083 Eastlands

Per Kilo

Holstein Friesian to 140p Dinwoodie Green, 124p Netherwood, 123p Burnfoothill, 123p, 122p Lagganlees, 121p Barndennoch, 119p Bruntshields, 117p Boreland, 117p Newhouse

Charollais to 127p Denbieyett

Heifers Holstein Friesian to 151p, 142p Kirkland

Bulls Angus to 134p Upper Moor

Charolais to 119p Gillenbie

660 Prime Hoggs Forward – Less quality forward, Trade Easier

Sale average 187p

Hoggs 25.5-32Kg ave 190p to 197p

Blackface to £61 Butterdales, £60 midlock

Cheviot to £58 Newbank

Hoggs 32.1-39Kg ave 189.5p to 197p

NCC to £73.50 Auchenhill

Blackface to £72.50 Lawesknowe, £69.50 (x2) Fell of Lochronald, £69.50 Maryholm

Texel to £71.50 Dollard

Mule to £68.50 Fell of Lochronald

Suffolk to £67.50 Glengennet

Hoggs 39.1-45Kg ave 185p to 199p

Texel to £87.50, £86 West Skelston

Lleyn to £81 (x2) Summerhill

Blackface to £80 Riggheads, £78.50 Lawesknowe

Mule to £77 Glengennet

Suffolk to £75, £73.50 Townhead

Hoggs 46Kg+ ave 155.2p to 188p

Texel to £97.50, £91.50 Upper Locharwoods, £90 (x2) West Skelston

Leicester to £91 Drumbuie

Suffolk to £88.50 Townhead

Blackface to £86 Nunnerie

NCC to £85 West Crossleys

Berrichon to £80 Maryfield

Mule to £78 Druidhall

116 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – A smaller shower show of Ewes forward with leaner types slightly easier.

Heavy Ewes

Texel to £145, £130 Horseclose, £129 Nether Dargavel, £128 Maryfield

Charollais to £136 Horseclose

Suffolk to £125 Maryfield

Beltex to £105 Drumcork

Mule to £102 Torkirra

Leicester to £94 Horseclose

Light Ewes

Cheviot to £85 Hillbank

Blackface to £82 Druidhall, £78 Hillbank


Texel to £124 Upper Locharwoods

Mule to £108 Druidhall

Leicester to £127 Drumbuie

corresponding week 2014 sale report