Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th May 2015.

82 Prime & OTM Cattle

24 Prime Cattle Forward – Best sorts in demand and scarce.

Heifers Limousin to 228.5p from J Retson, Gardrum to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie, 225.5p Gardrum, Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan

Charolais to 212.5p Blairshinnoch, Kirkgunzeon to W Lindsay Butchers Creetown

Simmental to 209.5p from D & G Mcclanachan, Oxgang to J Hall & Sons, Butchers Kirkcudbright

58 OTM Cattle – Trade remains good with numbers forward short of buyers requirements.

Per Head

Limousin to £1107.00, £1041.40 Lanarkland

Angus to £1089.90 Blairshinnoch, £1007.75 Tregallon, £937.50 Carruthers

Charolais to £1030.75 Eastside

Holstein Friesian to £934.80 Drum, £1020.60 Kerricks

British Friesian to £925.75 Drum, £924 Dinwoodie Green

Bulls Holstein to £934.50 New Farm

Per Kilo

Angus to 173p Blairshinnoch, 139p, 131p, 129p Tregallon, 131p Carruthers, 129p Eastside

Limousin to 135p, 127p Lanarkland, 127p Eastside

British Friesian to 132p, 119p Dinwoodie Green

British Blue to 128p Hightownhead

Charolais to 155p Eastside, 127p Eastside

Holstein Friesian to 126p, 120p Kerricks, 121p Brownfield, 123p Drum

Simmental to 125p Hightownhead

Belted Galloway to 124p Mochrum

387 Prime Sheep Forward

137 Prime Lambs – Trade better than expected to average 192.5ppk

116 (32.1-39Kg) ave 193.1ppk to 210ppk Ross

Suffolk to £76.50 Hartbush

Texel to £75 Hoddamtown

21 (39.1-45Kg) ave 189.1ppk to 196ppk Denbieyett

Texel to £80.50 Denbieyett, £80, £78.50 Hoddamtown

Suffolk to £80.50 Sunnyhill

114 Prime Hoggs – Trade steady to average 153.9ppk

Texel to £95.50 Eastside, £93.50 Laneside, £93.50 Bankswood, £91.50 Bankswood,

Suffolk to £92.50 Townhead

Blackface to £74.50 Eastside

136 Cast Ewes & Rams – All Classes continues to be in demand.

Heavy Ewes

Suffolk to £123.50, £109.50 Sunnyhill, £108.50 Bankswood

Texel to £112.50 Belridding, £111.50 Isle of Dalton, £108.50 Sunnyhill

Charollais to £134.50, £118.50 Sunnyhill

Mule to £97.50 Isle of Dalton, £95.50 Belridding

Beltex to £119.50, £110.50 Sunnyhill

Blue Leicester to £106.50 Midlock

Light Ewes

Blackface to £77.50 Belridding, £76.50 Hillbank

Rams Texel to £112.50 Bankswood; Charollais to £114.50 North Park

corresponding week 2014 sale report