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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 12th August 2009.

36 Prime Cattle – Greater numbers of all classes of cattle required to fulfil the large ringside of local Butchers and Wholesalers needs. Trade continues to improve.

Bullocks averaged 173.2p (309.8p @ 56% D/W)
Heifers averaged 172.5p (203p @ 56% D/W)

Producers with cattle ready should take advantage of ringside competition for their own benefit.

Bullocks (all Heavyweights)
Limousin to 197.5p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 187.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Angus to 172.5p Cazield Kirkton to J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright
Top Gross Bullock £1201.73 Marwhirn

Heifers Heavyweight
Limousin to 193.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 191.5p Drumbreddan Ardwall to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 182.5p Drumbreddan Ardwall to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 178.5p Drumbreddan Ardwall to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais 171.5p Outertown Annan to Scotch Premier Meats Inverurie

Limousin to 188.5p Birkshaw, Auldgirth to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 184.5p Drumbreddan Ardwall to Border Meats Lockerbie, 182.5p Burnside Lochmaben to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1093.28 Gardrum

55 OTM Cattle – Trade Sharper for all types
Limousin Cows to 152p Drumbreddan, 122p Drumbuie, 121p Kirkblane, 121p (x2) Drumbreddan
Angus to 141p, 136p, 131p Drumbreddan, 118p, 117p Drumbuie
Holstein Friesian to 108p (x2) Lakehead, 107p Mid Bishopton
Bulls Limousin to 116p No 2 Tregallon

Per Head Cows
Limousin to £957, £889 Drumbreddan, £913 Kirkblane, £878 Drumbuie, £870 Mosside
Angus £918 Drumbuie, £877 Drumbreddan, £796 Tower
Holstein to £918, £853 Lakehead
Bulls Limousin to £1090 No 2 Tregallon

1907 Prime Lambs – Trade easier than the start of the week for lambs but still a sound trade. Top Price of £77 for Texel Crosses from Mr B Gilchrist & Mrs K Wight, Midlock, Crawford. Overall average 141.4p

Light Lambs (25.5-32Kg) Top 141p av 139p
Cross £45 Burrance of Courance
Blackface £41.50 The Knowe

Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 153p av 141.4p
Texel £58, £57.20, £57 Glengeith, £57 Shieldhill, £56.20 East Kirkcarswell, £56 Cleughbrae
Suffolk £53.80 Shawhill

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 160p av 141.4p
Texel £69, £66.50 Boreland, £64 Glengeith, £64 Cocklicks
Suffolk £60.80 Newmains, £60 Philgowan
Berrichon £60 Glen Darroch

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 152p av 136.4p
Texel £77 Midlock, £70 South Corbelly, £69.80 The Drum
Charollais £68.50 Drumburn
Suffolk £65.50 School House

762 Cast Ewes & Rams - Forward and trade remains very dear.

Heavy Ewes
Texel £97.50 Mitchellslacks, £95.50 The Drum, £94.50 Boreland, £87.50 Laight
Suffolk £80.50 Shangan
Berrichon £76.50 Newark
Cross £71 Glenleith

Light Ewes
Lleyn £60.50 Glenkiln
Cheviot £57 Dalhanna, £56.50 Dressertland
Blackface £53.50 Drumbreddan, £50 Elvanfoot, £43.50 Nunnerie, £42.50 Hillbank

Texel £80.50 Gillesbie, £68.50 Old School House

Heavy Ewes av £62.38
Light Ewes av £35.87

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