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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 3rd June 2009.

20 Prime Cattle were forward in numbers far short of Butchers and Wholesalers needs. Trade much dearer.

Limousin from J & N Beattie, Woodfield sold to 201.5p and 200.5p purchasers being R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan and J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 189.5p Shawhill Annan to Galloway Quality Meats, Dumfries, 186.5p upper Tinwald Dumfries to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 184.5p Shawhill Annan to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 180.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to the Nith Hotel Glencaple
Top Gross Heifer £1070.68 Shawhill

Limousin to 178.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Ballard Castle Douglas, 168.5p Brownrigg Dumfries to J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright
Top Gross Bullock £1080.63 No 4 Howes

40 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm
Limousin to 143p West Skelston
Angus to 139p Abune the Brae
Charolais to 124p Meikle Barncleugh
Simmental to 121p Meikle Barncleugh
Bulls Limousin to 115p Hightownhead £1029.25
Per head Angus £938.25 Abune the Brae
Limousin £861.80 Meikle Barncleugh
Charolais £818.40 Meikle Barncleugh
Blonde £802.30 Bush of Craigs

290 Prime Lambs – Trade Continues to please
Sale average 209.4p
Texel to 228p Eastside
Charollais to 226p Rigghead
Suffolk to 215p Eastside
Texel Lambs to £101 Bankhead to Tinwald, £97 North Cowshaw
Charollais to £96 Bankhead of Tinwald, £96 Riggheads
Suffolk to £97 Cleugh Brae, £94 North Cowshaw, £93 to Eastside

205 Prime Hoggs – Trade Steady
Sale average 160.6p
Cheviot to 178p Marwhirn
Texel to 163p Corbelly Hill
Blackface to 154p Waterside
Half Bred £73 Marwhirn
Charollais £72.50 Bankhead of Tinwald
Suffolk £71.50 Upper Rigg
Cheviot £71.50 Marwhirn

226 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade Steady
Texel £117.50 Park, £100 Hillbank
Leicester £77.50 Knowe
Swaledale £76 Nether Barr
Suffolk £89.50, £87.50 Glencaple
Texel £100 Hillbank, £78 Eastside
Mule £76.50 Bush of Craigs, 371.50 Nether Barr
Cheviot £65.50 Dalhanna, £55.50 Elvanfoot
Blackface £55.50 Waterside, £55 Crockroy, £54 Hillbank, £52 Knowe

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