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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 17th June 2009.

51 Prime Cattle – Trade remained firm quality was mixed with more heavier types forward.
Heifers Limousin to 195.5, 190.5p 178.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balrgrayhill to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, Border Meats Lockerbie and J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 177.5p Shawhill Annan to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 176.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 176.5p Rigghead Collin to The Nith Hotel Glencaple
Top Gross Heifer £1212.78 West Trailtrow
Bullocks Limousin to 177.5p, 175.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats and J Scott (Paisley) Ltd, 175p Townhead Parkgate to J Scott (Paisley) Ltd, 174.5p Cumleys Parkgate to C Anderson
Simmental to 176.5p (x2) West Trailtrow Lockerbie to Scotbeef Ltd
Charolais to 175.5p Townhead Parkgate to Border Meats Ltd
Top Gross Bullock £1191.38 West Trailtrow

70 OTM Cattle – Trade remains good more further feeding cows forward.
Cows – Charolais to 149p Marwhirn
Limousin to 146p Cumleys, 125p Birkshaw, 119p Kirkbride
Angus to 137p Townhead, 119p Kirkbride, 119p Upper Tinwald
Hereford to 135p Mosside, 119p Townhead
Shorthorn to 115p Stockbridgehill, 113p Glenkiln, 110p Castle
Holstein Friesian to 116p Kirkbog, 111p Hillhead, 110p castle
Bulls Limousin to 128p Mosside
Charolais to 113p Hall
Bullocks Highland to 139p, 136p, 134p Archwood
Cows per Head
Limousin £963.60 Cumleys
Angus £890.50 Townhead
Holstein Friesian to
£893.55 Hillhead, £874.80 Park, £858.60 Isle, £808.50 Kirkbog
Bulls Limousin £1216 Mosside
Charolais £1135.65 Hall
Bullocks Highland to £799.25 Archwood

587 Prime Lambs forward. Spring Lambs slightly easier on the week but still a good trade selling to a top of 180p or £81 for 45Kg Texel Crosses from Mr W Barbour, Carsegowan, they also made the day’s top price.
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 174p av 170.1p
Texel £68 Comlongan Mains, £67.50, £66.50 Eastside, £65.50 Cleughbrae
Suffolk £65 Mardon
Jacob £62 Waterside
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 180p av 173.8p
Texel £81 Carsegowan, £76, £75 Shangan, £74 Lochmailing
Suffolk £75 The Bush, £73.50 Cleughbrae, £69 Barony
Charollais £75 Meinfoot Cott, £71 Barony
Beltex £72 Waterside
Zwartble £68.50 Cleughbrae
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 172 av 168p
Suffolk £79 North Cowshaw, £75 Dempsterton
Texel £95 North Cowshaw
Overall average 173p

264 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Plainer show presented to the usual ringside of buyers. Top price of £98.50 for Texel Rams from Adkin Dollard.
Principal Prices
Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £87.50 Dempsterton, £80 Meinfoot Cott
Texel £79 Meinfoot Cott, £78.50 Torrikira
Cross £70.50 New Farm, £66.50 Torrikira
Light Ewes
Cheviot £49.50 Marwhirn
Blackface £46.50 Coulter, £45.80 Crairieknowe, £44.50 Elvanfoot
Texel £98.50 Dollard
Charollais £81.50 Torrikira
Beltex £53.50 Horseclose
Blackface £44.50 Coulter
Jacob £40 Waterside

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