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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 30th September 2009.

91 Prime Cattle forward – trade remains steady. More grass fed cattle forward

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 190.5p from Allerbeck Farms to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 183.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 180p High Threave Kirkcowan to M/S Bosomworth Paisley

Heavyweight Heifers
Charolais to 182.5p, 181.5p North Cowshaw, Lochmaben both to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1097.60 Allerbeck

Bullocks (all heavyweights)
British Blue to 178.5p West Cluden Dumfries to M/S Whannel Wishaw
Limousin to 176.5p West Cluden Dumfries to M/S Whannel, 174.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to Scotch Premier Meats Inverurie, 172.5p, 170.5p (x2) Gardrum, 170.5p West Cluden, 170.5p High Threave, 173.5p (x2) West Cluden

37 Prime Bulls Trade maintained recent values
Charolais to 160p Yett, 158.5p Allerbeck
Limousin to 157.5p Yett
Angus to 153.5p Parkneuk
Holstein to 133.5p Barwinnock
Top Gross Bull £1025.50 Allerbeck

92 OTM Cattle – Trade sharper for all classes, feeding cows especially well bid

Per Kilo
Limousin to 151p Kenmuir, 139p Bridgestone, 122p Gass, £114 Druidhall, £114 Meikleholm
Shorthorn to 139p Castle
Angus 138p, 126p Meikle Richorn, 126p, 115p, 114p Druidhall
Blonde to 119p Leithenhall, 110p Gass
Simmental to 114, 111, 109p Meikleholm
Holstein to 129p, 124p Kerricks, 104p Barwinnock, 97p Chapelcroft, 97p Philgowan
Ayrshire to 93p Lagganlees
Hereford to 107p Meikle Richorn
Bulls Limousin 110p High Threave, Charolais 107p Carsegowan

Per Head – cows
Angus to £988 Druidhall
Limousin to £913 Kenmuir
Hereford to £888 Meikle Richorn
Simmental to £833 Meikleholm
Blonde to £821 Leithenhall
Shorthorn to £792 Castle Farm
Holstein to £849 Kerricks
Bulls Charolais to £1160 Carsegowan

918 Prime Lambs – extremely scarce due to poor trade early in week but scarcity at all centres today led to more buyers and increased demand with the final average of 142.8p.

Top price per head £73 for £73 for 48Kg Beltex Crosses from Messrs W Gribbon & Co, Waterside, Cargen Bridge.

Top prices
Light Lambs (25.5-32Kg) Top 140p av 140p
Blackface £44.80 Auchenhessnane

Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 146p av 141.5p
Texel £57 Cocklicks, £55.50 East Kirkcarswell, £55 Sundhope
Cross £54.80 Barbuie
Suffolk £54 The Ford, £54 Barbuie
Blackface £48.50 Knocksheen

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5p) Top 147p av 143.2p
Texel £62.50, £62.20 East Polquhirter, £62, £61.80 Ballaggan
Berrichon £60.50, £60 Glendarroch
Suffolk £60 The Dabbins, £59.80 Outertown
Cross £59.80 Abune the Brae, £59.50 Dalpeddar

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 152p av 152p
Beltex £73 Waterside

779 Cast Ewes & Rams – another good show forward and trade still very good for all classes

Top Prices

Heavy ewes
Texel £84.50, £67 Newbigging, £79 Belzies
Suffolk £84.50 Kilnford Croft
Cross £62.50 Craigmuie, £62 South Mains
Half Bred £60.50 Auchenknight
NCC £60 Burn

Light Ewes
Cheviot £49.50 Dalhanna, £43.50, £38.50 Ramsaycleugh
Blackface £44.50, £34.50 Fraserford Farm, £37 Belzies

Texel £77.50 Woodcroft
Beltex £72.50 Woodcroft
Cheviot £52.50 Ramsaycleugh

Heavy Ewes averaged £49.40
Light Ewes averaged £34.65

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