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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th May 2009.

62 Prime Cattle – Trade remained steady

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 194.5p from J & J Campbell Dinnans to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 187.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to J Kerr Butchers Gretna, 183.5p Dinnans Whithorn to M/S Bosomworth Paisley, 182.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie, 182.5p Dinnans Whithorn to Border Meats Lockerbie, 178.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 173.5p Backburn Annan to Grierson Butchers Castle Douglas

Heavyweight Heifers
Limousin to 188.5p, 187.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to J D Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart and Border Meats, 181.5p Dinnans Whithorn to Border Meats, 179.5p Culhorn Mains to Border Meats, 177.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 177.5p Backburn Annan to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 173.5p Dinnans Whithorn to M/S Bosomworth Paisley
Top Gross Heifer £1159.40 Upper Tinwald

Limousin to 170.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1125.30 Culhorn Mains

26 Prime Bulls – Trade was brisk
Angus to 171.5p, 168.5p, 167.5p Kilumpha
Holstein to 153.5p Dinwoodie Green, 140.5p, 139.5p Mid Bishopton
Top Gross Bull £1084.13 Yett

69 OTM Cattle – Trade remained good
Charolais to 134p Gillrigg
British Blue to £133 Culhorn Mains
Limousin to 125p Carsegowan, 119p Meikle Larbrax, 118p Kenmuir
Angus £125p Carsegowan, 111p Druidhall, 120p Gillrigg, 119p Bogue
Holstein 111p, 110p Conheath, 109p Shawsmuir, 107p (x2) Millisle, 108p Isle
Ayrshire to 108p Ryemuir

Per Head
Charolais £1293.10 Gillrigg
British Blue £970.90 Culhorn Mains
Holstein £912.60 Isle, £904.70 Shawsmuir, £902 Abbey
Limousin £875 Carsegowan
Angus £864 Gillrigg

151 Spring Lambs, 447 Prime Hoggs and 337 Cast Ewes & Rams

Spring Lambs maintained recent excellent rates and more now needed to satisfy demand. Top price of £105.50 for 48Kg Suffolk Crosses
From Messrs C Kennedy & Partner, North Cowshaw, they also made the top price of 2.20p
Overall average was 210.6p

Standard Lambs (32.1-39 Kg ) Top 197p av 197p
Texel £74 Dressertland Cott: Hampshire £73 Dressertland

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 215p av 210p
Texel £91 Meikle Larbrax, £86 Druidhall, £84.50 Dressertland: Suffolk £90 High Drum, £86 New Farm

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 220p av 215.6p
Suffolk £105.50, £104.5, £101 North Cowshaw, £98.50 Horseholm
Texel £100.50 Backburn, £97.50 North Cowshaw

Hoggs – very mixed show for quality selling to a top of 183p for Beltex crosses from JE Curry, East Darndarroch

Top Prices
Texel £76.50 East Raffles, 376.50 Nether Gribton, £75.50 Boreland
Suffolk £79.50 Townhead, £77.50 Swyre
Blackface £71.50 Nether Shortcleugh, £66.50 Drumbreddan, £67 Castlewigg
Overall average for Hoggs 155.4p

Cast Ewes & Rams
Good quality show forward and trade exceptionally dear.

Top prices
Heavy Ewes
Charollais £116.50, £114.50 Maryholm, £100 Riggheads
Texel £104.50 Glencaple, £85.50 Dressertland
Suffolk £92.50 Corriehills, £89.50 Horseholm, £81.50 Merrick
Cross £78.50 Shambellie Grange, £77.50 Drumbreddan

Light Ewes
Cheviot £76.50, £74.50 Corriehills, £75.50 Hastingshall
Leicester £72.50 Corriehills
Blackface £62.50 Kilmichael, £54.50 lochside

Rams Texel £83.50 Lower Shieldhill, £81.50 Auchengray
Heavy Ewes Averaged £72.39
Light Ewes Averaged £54.05

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