Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd April 2015.

74 Prime & OTM Cattle Forward

16 Prime Cattle – Local Butchers & Wholesalers actively seeking best sorts.

Limousin to 230.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 223.5p from Spittal, Lochans to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 222.5p from TJ Evans, Spittal to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie

58 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm for all classes.

Per Head

Limousin to £1132.20 Upper Hardland, £1086.50 Skipmre, £978.75 Riggheads

Swedish Red to £1176 Dinwoodie Green

Holstein Friesian to £1126.60, £1066, £946.15 Barndennoch, £968.75 Newhouse, £945.30 Dinwoodie Green, £943.75 Kerricks

Angus to £1102.30 Sunnyhill, £1006.95 Horseholm

Charolais to £1011.70 Horseholm

Per Kilo

Charolais to 151p Horseholm

Angus to 146p Sunnyhill, 137p Horseholm

Swedish Red to 140p Dinwoodie Green

Holstein Friesian to 138p Dinwoodie Green, 131p, 130p, 127p Barndennoch, 128p Kirktonfield, 127p Netherwood, 125p Kerricks, 125p (x2) Newhouse

Limousin to 137p Thwaite

Shorthorn to 125p Upper Hardland

Ayrshire to 117p Horseclose

Heifers Holstein Friesian to 137p Thwaite

699 Prime & Cast Sheep Forward

503 Prime Hoggs – All classes in keeping with the national trend were easier especially 45Kg+ Hoggs

(133) Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 184p to 213p Easthill Cottage

Texel to £73.50 Upper Tinwald

Blackface to £73.50 Rue, £73 Meikleholm, £72 Over Cairn

Suffolk to £71.50 Mains of Park

Cheviot to £70.50 Easthill Cott

Mule to £65.50 Macqueston

(206) Hoggs (39.1-45Kg) ave 182p to 204p Upper Tinwald

Texel to £80 Meikleholm, £79 Upper Tinwald

NCC to £78.50 Cleughbrae

Suffolk to £78 West Skelston

Blackface to £77 Over Cairn, £76 Meikleholm

(164) Hoggs (46Kg+) ave 152p to 191p Castlehill

Texel to £121.50, £114.50 Chapel

Leicester to £97.50 Macqueston

Suffolk to £92.50 Netherhall

196 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade fell back

Heavy Ewes

Suffolk to £130.50, £123.50 Netherhall

Texel to £117.50 Chapel

Charollais to £117.50 Sunnyhill Lodge

Light Ewes

Cheviot to £84.50, 378.50 Easthill Cott

Blackface to £73.50 Macqueston, £72.50 Wyliehole


Suffolk to £147.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £127.50 Sunnyhill, £125.50 Low Kirkbride

Texel to £144.50 Bankhead of Tinwald

Leicester to £128.50 Macqueston

Zwartble to £124.50 Wallacetown

corresponding week 2014 sale report