Dumfries Primestock Report
Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 5th August 2015.
92 Prime Cattle Forward
A small show of Prime Cattle were easily sold with best types scarce.
Heifers Limousin to 228.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 213.5p from Upper Tinwald Torthorwald to JG Renick Butchers Thornhill.
Young Bulls – small show forward to 201.5p from Airyolland, Port William.
75 OTM Cattle – Well fleshed beef cows met a keen demand whilst dairy cows were easier.
Cows per Head
Limousin to £1131 Killymingan, £1102.50, £998.25 Panteth Hill, £1015.20 Kirkton of Crawford
Simmental to £1043.40 Kirkton of Crawford
Angus to £975 Relief
Holstein Friesian to £791.80 Trailflat
Cows Per Kilo
Simmental to £148p Kirkton of Crawford, 123p Harwood on Teviot
Limousin to 147p, 133p Panteth Hill, 145p Killymingan, 141p Kirkton of Crawford
Angus to 127p Maxwelltown, 125p Relief, 123p Druidhall, 123p Carruthers, 121p Fingland
Holstein Friesian to 107p Trailflat
1671 Prime Sheep
1296 Prime Lambs – Trade Sharper to level at 163ppk
306 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 169.1ppk to 195ppk Heithat
Texel to £68 Kirkton of Crawford, £66.50 Heithat
Charollais to £67 Rigghead
Suffolk to £65 Burncroft
Mule to £59 Brandleys
889 Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 161ppk to 171ppk Farthingwell
Texel to £74 Courance, £72 Hayfield, 71.50 Muircleugh, £71.50 Martingirth, £71 Bush
Beltex to £73.50 (x2) Nether Keir
Suffolk to £70 Marwhirn, £70 (x2) Longbeoch
101 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 152ppk to 160ppk Rigghead
Suffolk to £70 Courance
Texel to £75 Rigghead, £74 Culdoach, £71.50 Courance, £71.50 Shancastle, £70 Martingirth
375 Cast Ewes – All classes looked firmer
Texel to £129.50, £125.50, £123.50 (x2), £114.50 Castle Hill
Half Bred to £91.50 Hartbush
Mule to £85.50 Waterside Dalry, £83.50 Barr, £77.50 (x2) Martingirth, £76.50 Newbank
Chev Mule to £82.50 Newbank
NCC to £75.50, 371.50 Marwhirn
Blackface to £64.50 Waterside Dalry, £58.50 Brandleys
Rams Texel to £121.50 East Raffles
Blackface to £87.50 Culdoach