The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their sale of primestock in Dumfries on Monday 29th December 2008.
1013 Prime Lambs met a sound trade with heavy lambs and quality sorts easy to cash whilst light lambs were easier on the week. Lambs sold to 159p for Beltex Crosses from Mr W Nairn, Burnton, New Cumnock. Top price per head was £72 for 58Kg Suffolk’s from CJ Roots, Kilnford Croft, Dumfries. Overall average 140.2p.
Light Lambs (25.5-32Kg) Top 128 av 128p
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg)
Top 159 av 142.4p
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 148p
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 140p av 135.2p
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1Kg + over) Top 124 av 124p
104 Cast Ewes – a small show forward met a very dear trade
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