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Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their weekly sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 20th August 2008.

102 Prime Cattle – Trade remained good quality very mixed. Best sorts continued to be keenly sought
Bullocks (All Heavyweights)
Limousin to 192.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan
Angus to 163.5p Allerbeck, Eaglesfield to C Anderson
Charolais to 163.5p High Barley Gatehouse to J D Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart
Top Gross Bullock £1087.63 Upper Tinwald
Heifers Limousin to 180.5p Nether Barr Corsock to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries
180.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S J Whannel, Wishaw
178.5p Shawfield, Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie
175.5p (x2) Shawfield Dumfries to The Nith Hotel Glencaple and Birder Meats Lockerbie
174.5p Nether Barr Corsock to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
174.5p Shawfield Dumfries to Border Meats
Charolais to 172.5p Allerbeck Eaglesfield to Border Meats
Top Gross Heifer £1073.98 Upper Tinwald

43 Prime Bulls – Demand continues to outstrip supply trade easily maintained recent high values.
Limouisn to 183.5p Castlewigg Whithorn to Bowland Foods and to 179.5p (x2), 178.5p, 175.5p, 172.5p Castlewigg 172.5 Yett
Devon to 170.5, 167.5p Mossburn Whithorn
Simmental to 164.5p Mossburn, 163.5p Becton Hall
Saler to 160.5p Cuil
Luing to 149.5p Nunnerie
Holstein Friesian to 139.5p Rue, 134.5 Conheath, 133.5 Dinwoodie Green
Top Gross £1111.80 Becton Hall

136 OTM Cattle – Larger Show easily sold
Well fleshed cows in demand
Per Kilo
British Blue to 151p Gallaberry
Limousin to 138 Laught Mains, 137 Gallaberry, 134 Castlewigg
Simmental to 123p Nether Garrel
Holstein to 120 Boreland, 114 Guillyhill, 110 Bog head
Angus to 123 Meikleholm, 115 Hall of Drumpark
Limousin to 111 Barvennan
Charolais to 100 Gairloch
Limousin to 153 Gallaberry
Simmental to 131 Carzield
Angus to 127 Porterstown
British Blue to 120 Dabbins
Per Head
British Blue £1275.95 Gallaberry, £870.10 Hall of Drumpark
Holstein to £948.30, £855 Guillyhill, £819 Conheath, £790.25 Bog head
£784.80, £774 Boreland, £743.60 Cruggleton, £739.80 Innerfield
Limousin to £892.35 Carzield, £891.10 Castlewigg, £883.35 Meikleholm, £855.60 Laught Mains, £850.85 Meikle Barncleugh
Angus to £770.50 Hall of Drumpark, £750.30 Meikleholm, £748 Dempsterton
Charolais to £1020 Gairloch
Limousin to £910.20 Barvennan
Limousin to £1071 Gallaberry
Simmental to £923.55 Carzield
British Blue to £732 Dabbins
Angus to £603.75 Porterstown

1764 Prime Lambs
Top price 150p or £66 for 44Kg Beltex Crosses from Mr I Carlisle, Nether Dargavel, Dumfries. Top Price per Head was £70 for 56Kg Texel Crosses from Mr DA Wilson, Belzies farm. Trade remained level throughout and averaged out at 127.8p a fall of 2p on the week
Top Prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 146p av 126.8p
Beltex £55.50, £54 Waterside
Texel £55.50, £51.20 Cocklicks, £50.50 The Drum, £50.40 Bogue
Cross £49.80 Knocksheen, £46 Hall of Drumpark
Suffolk £49.20 Hartwood
Blackface £47.80 The Knowe, £47.20 Knochsheen
Chev/Mule £47.50 Outertown
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 150p av 128.7p
Beltex £66 Nether Dargavel
Texel £62.20 Kenmuir, £59.20 East Polquhirter, £58.50 Laight, £58.20 Kirkton of Crawford, 357.50 Gillesbie
Suffolk £61.80 Kenmuir, £60.20 East Polquhirter, £59 Gairloch, £56.20 Lanarkland, £55.80 Dreva
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 133.6 av 131.1p
Texel £63.50 Carsegowan, £62.80 Dressertland, £62.50 Gillesbie, £61 Woodhead
Suffolk £60 Hastingshall
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1+over) Top 125p av 116p
Texel £70 Belzies
Suffolk £69 Hayfield, £55 Cushag

1007 Ewes & Rams
Another Large show forward and trade continues to hold. Top Prices
Heavy Ewes
Texel £53.50 Backburn, £48.50, £46 Mosside
Suffolk £49.50 Druidhall
Beltex £45.50 Nether Dargavel
NCC £44.80 Dressertland
Cross £43.50 Thorniethwaite, £39 New Farm, £38 Mosside
Leicester £40 Broom Isle, £38 Knochsheen
Light Ewes
Blackface £30.50 Barr, £28.20 Drumgrange, £26.20, £24.50 Carse Rigg
Cheviot £30 Outertown
Texel £49.50 Oakrigg, £46.50 Drumgrange, £43.50 Gall

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