Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 17th June 2015.
72 prime and OTM Cattle
A smaller show of prime cattle were far short of requirements with trade being much sharper. All finishers should seriously consider taking advantage of the live ring.
Heifer Limousin 237.50p, 225.50p J Retson & Son, Gardrum. 223.50p W Gribbon & Co, Waterside.
Bull Limousin 181p Nether Barr.
60 OTM cattle : Trade remains good for all classes.
Top Prices Per Kg
Simmental to 134p Bogue
Angus to 141p Compstone End, 137p, 133p Bogue, 126p Barnean Farm.
Limousin to 140p , 138p x 2 Bush of Craigs, 138p Blairshinnoch,129p Barnean Farm
British Friesian to 131p, Dinwoodie Green
Holstein to 143p, Kerricks Farm, 138p Conheath, 135p Lakehead, 131p Kirktonfield, 129p Lakehead
Shorthorn to 127p Compstone End
Longhorn 133p Kirkland
Simmental to £915.90 Lochbank
Angus to £1029.30 Compstone End
Holstein to £1283.40 Conheath, £1158.30 Kerricks, £1095.05 Mouswald Banks, £1080, £999.75 Lakehead Farm, £982.50 Kirktonfield. £953.55 Townhead, £931.25 Barony Collage.
Limousin to £938.40, £910 Bush of Craigs
751 Prime sheep forward
544 Prime Lambs : Trade eased back on week.
Lambs 32.1-39Kg to 203p
Texel to £75.50 Druidhall, £74.50 Upper Hardland
Beltex to £78 Bridgestone
Berrichon to £79 Maryfield
Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg to 206p
Texel to £82.50 Eastside, £81.50 3 Sherwood Crescent. £81 Upper Hardland, £80 Wester Parkgate
Suffolk to £79 Rigghead
Beltex to £85 Hillhead, £82.50 Drumcork, £82.50 Bridgestone
Lambs 45 KG + to 187p
Suffolk to £82 Midtown Farm, £81 Sunnyhill
Texel to £88 Midtown Farm
207 Cast Ewes, Rams & Hoggs forward
Texel to £126.50 Glenart, £124.50 The Cottage, £113.50, £102.50 Clantibuies, £96.50 Newmains Farm
Mule to £88.50 North Cowshaw, £86.50 Carruchan, £85.50 Skipmyre
Blackface to £71.50 Sweetshawhead, £66.50 Nisbet, £64.50 Corsebank.