Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th June 2015.
76 Prime Cattle & OTM Cattle Forward
16 Prime Cattle – Trade improving weekly with competition brisk for all classes.
Limousin Heifers to 237.5p, 223.5p from J & N Beattie, Woodfield both to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie, 227.5p Gardrum, Eastriggs to Border Meats Lockerbie, 225.5p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 220.5p (x3) from Riggheads, Collin to John Scott Meats Ltd, Paisley & B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie.
60 OTM Cattle – Buyers actively seeking cattle of all types.
Limousin to £1109.25 Airds of Balcary, £1107.00, £1102.30, £1005.75 Meikle Barncleugh, £950.40 Capelfoot
Holstein to £1075.80, £1066, £1054.55 Slacks, £977.90 Rockhallhead, £940.10 Meikle Dalbeattie
Hereford to £1051.25, £985.60 Meikle Barncleugh
Angus to £1000.10 Druidhall, £967.50 Fingland
Limousin to 164p, 151p, 149p, 139p Meikle Barncleugh, 145p Airds of Balcary, 144p Capelfoot
Hereford to 154p, 145p, 143p Meikle Barncleugh
Angus to 150p Fingland, 137p (x2) Druidhall
Holstein Friesian to 132p, 131p, 130p Slacks, 127p Rockhallhead
Heifers Montbelliard to 135p (x2) Knockeffrick
British Friesian to 147p Drum
Angus to 147p Knockeffrick
720 prime Sheep Forward
461 Prime Lambs – Trade continues to ease back.
(144) Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 152.6ppk to 164ppk Barvennan
Texel to £62.50 Barvennan
Suffolk to £61.50 Third
(300) Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 154.5ppk to 178ppk Halldykes
Texel to £80 Halldykes, £70.50, £67 Kerricks
Suffolk to £66 Cushag, £65.50 Bush of Craigs, £65.50 Drumburn
(17) Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 154.4p to 155p Barmurrie
Beltex to £82 Barmurrie
259 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade still good considering other areas of the sheep trade.
Texel to £95.50 Finnieness, £92.50 Craigland Hill
Beltex to £91.50 Finnieness
Chev Mule to £81.50 Springfield
Mule to £78.50, £75.50 Skipmyre, £76.50 Gateslack, £75.50 West Skelston
Blackface to £68.50 Glengennet, £63.50 Finnieness, £62 Gateslack
Rams Texel to £118.50 Over Abington
Leicester to £133.50 Barr