Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 15th July 2015.

123 Prime & OTM Cattle

21 Prime Cattle – Trade improving, numbers short of demand. Plainer offering forward.

Heifers Limousin to 240p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 222.5p Tinwald Shaws to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie. Charolais to 220.5p Riggheads, Collin to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie.

Bullocks Angus to 213.5p Woodhead, Lochanhead to Mr C Anderson, Dumfries

102 OTM Cattle – Fleshed cows maintain brisk competition whilst leaner types were easier.

Per Head

Limousin to £1162.20, £1141, £1109.25 Upper Tinwald, £1085.70, £1027 Dinnans, £1043.40 Carsegowan

British Blue to £1124.55 Trailflat, £1015 Belzies

Angus to £1118.95 Tregallon

Simmental to £1014.70 Oxgang, £1010.35 Meikle Barncleugh

Holstein to £1010.60, £967.20 Barndennoch, £961 Philgowan

Charolais to £1000.10 Oxgang

Limousin to £994.05 Glenlaugh

Bulls Charolais to £1373.85 Meikle Barncleugh

Simmental to £1262.25 Dinnans

Heifers Holstein Friesian to £1148, £1022.25 Slacks, £963.60 Dinwoodie Green

Per Kilo

Simmental to 167p Meikle Barncleugh, 139p Oxgang

Limousin to 158p, 154p, 149p Dinnans, 152p Penningham, 149p, 145p Upper Tinwald, 143p Meikle Barncleugh, 141p Carsegowan, 141p 2 Tregallon

British Blue to 147p Trailflat, 133p Belzies

Limousin to 141p Glenlaugh

Angus to 139p Tregallon, 139p Meikle Barncleugh

Charolais to 137p Oxgang

Holstein Friesian to 133p Hotts, 127p Brownrigg, 125p Brownfield, 124p (x2) Philgowan, 124p (x2) Barndennoch


Simmental to 135p Dinnans

Charolais to 129p Meikle Barncleugh

Heifers Fleck to 148p (x2) Slacks

Holstein to 141p, 140p Slacks

1371 Prime & Cast Sheep forward

720 Prime Lambs – Trade slipped back along with the early weeks trading. Sale average 153.4ppk

258 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 157.6ppk to 166ppk Laneside

Texel to £63.50 Arnmannoch, 62.50 Kerricks, £61.50 Laneside

Charollais to £60 Loaningfoot

438 Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 151.2ppk to 162ppk Maryfield

Texel to £68 Eastside, £68 Maryfield, £67 Arnmannoch, £65.50 East Kirkcarsewell

Charollais to £67 Loaningfoot

Suffolk to £63.50 Lanarkland, £62 Burnton, £62 Maryfield

24 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 142ppk to 157ppk Arnmannoch

Texel to £72 Arnmannoch, £70 Kerricks, £68 Hayfield

Charollais to £70 Loaningfoot

Suffolk to £69.50 Hayfield

651 Cast Ewes & Rams – All classes easier

Texel to £135 Nisbet, £110.50 Kerricks, £105.50 Upper Senwick

Leicester to £91.50 Upper Hardland, £86.50 Nisbet

Mule to £81.50 Maulscastle, £75.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £74.50 Kerricks

Cheviot to £68.50 Whitedyke

Blackface to £58.50 Barnshangan, £58 Blindburn, 56 Hall, £52.50 Marr, £52.50 Upper Hardland

Rams Leicester to £130.50, £120.50 Barnshangan, Texel to £99.50 Hall

corresponding week 2014 sale report