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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 7th October 2009.

54 Prime Cattle forward – Trade remains firm

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 198.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 186.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S Fraser’s Butchers Stranraer, 174.5p Drumbreddan, Ardwall to Border Meats Lockerbie, 172.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais to 170.5p Inglestone Irongray to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd

Heavyweight Heifers
British Blue to 193.5p East Raffles Carrutherstown to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 172.5p West Lanegate Amisfield to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais to 173.5p, 170.5p, 170p Inglestone Irongray to PR Duff & Son, Wishaw and J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd. Top Gross Heifer £1102.95 East Raffles

Limousin to 195.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 176.5p, 172.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer, 176.5p, 172.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to M/S Fraser Stranraer, 170.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1173 Culhorn Mains

89 OTM Cattle – Trade steadied, new buyers present

OTM Cows per Kg
Limousin 130p (x2) Meikle Barncleugh, 129p Blairshinnoch, 111p Grove
Charolais to 119p Allerbeck
British Blue to 115p Culhorn Mains, 109p Mouswald Banks
Holstein to 118p, 105p Kirkbog, 109p Flathill
Angus to 109p Meikle Barncleugh, 109p (x2) Grove
Bulls Limousin to 107p Lotts, 105p Meikleholm

OTM per Head
Charolais to £1166 Allerbeck
Limousin to £935 Blairshinnoch
British Blue to £879 Culhorn Mains
Angus to £825 Meikle Barncleugh
Holstein to £820 Kirkbog
Bulls Limousin to £1039 Meikleholm

1747 Prime Lambs
Trade sharper especially for export types which easily made in excess of 150p whilst bigger lambs which were over fat were more difficult to cash. Top price per head was £67.50 for Texel Crosses from R & H Braid, Leithanhall. Overall average 143.4p.

Top Prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 158p ave 148.2p
Beltex £61, £60 Burnton, £59.50 Dalhanna, £58.80 Blindburn
Texel £61 Maryfield, £59.60 Gillesbie, £59.50 Dalhanna
Cross £59.50 Over Abington, £54 Merkland, £52.80 Bogue
Suffolk £57 Maryfield
NCC £55.20 Collochan Court
Lleyn £54.20 Bennan
Blackface £54.20 Guelt, £44.80 Merkland

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 157p av 144.2p
Beltex £65.80 Burnton
Texel £65 Leithanhall, £65 Lanarkland, £65 Drumcruilton, £65 East Polquhirter
Suffolk £63.80 East Polquhirter
Cross £60.20, £59 Guelt, £57.80 Blindburn, £57.20 Hall
Blackface £53.20 Sweetshawhead, £50.20 Macqueston

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 141p av 132.5p
Texel £67.50 Leithanhall
Suffolk £64.80 Lanarkland, £64.50 Gibbonhill, £64.50 Longbeoch
Berrichon £64.20 Glendarroch
Leicester £62.50 Tower
Lleyn £60.50 Upper Locharwoods

807 Cast Ewes & Rams sold – Trade for all classes remains very dear and number keeping up well.

Heavy Ewes
Berrichon £77.50 Glen Darroch
Cross £75 Sandilands, £64 Drumbreddan, £59.50 Backburn
Texel £73.50 Hapland, £73.50 Knockenjig
NCC £63.50 Gillesbie, £54.80 Archwood
Suffolk £62.50 Drumbreddan

Light Ewes
Blackface £52.50 Kenmuir, £49 Sorn est, £46.50 Tower, £44.50 Macqueston

Texel £74.50 Castlefairn
Beltex £72.50 Bridgestone
Blackface £58.50 Castlefairn, £54.50 Meikleholm
Leicester £57.50 Castlefairn
Roussin £55 Castlefairn

Heavy Ewes averaged £53.04
Light Ewes averaged £30.41

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