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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 26th May 2010.

32 Prime Cattle – Trade no dearer
Limousin to 180p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 170.5p Upper Brydekirk Annan to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 168.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1104.38 Marwhirn
Bullocks (All Heavy) Charolais to 152.5p Marwhirn Moniaive
Top Gross Bullock £1047.55 Marwhirn

18 Prime Bulls – Trade looked better than last sale
Angus to 129.5p Enzieholm
Simmental to 127.5p Becton Hall
Holstein Friesian to 125.5p Becton Hall
Top Gross Bull £1000.50 Longrigg

67 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm
Cows per kilo
Angus to 127p Marwhirn, 121p Lochanhead, 110p Skewbridge
Limousin to 123p Mosside, 117p Blinghillbush, 107p Meikleholm
Charolais to 113p Blindhillbush
Simmental to 111p North Bowerhouses, 107p Ingleston
Holstein Friesian to 107p North Bowerhouses, 105p Milton, 104p upper Portrack, 104p Brownfield, 104p Kirktonfield, 104p, 102p Milton, 100p Longrigg
Blonde to 103p Leithenhall
Bullocks Limousin to 131p, 130p Meikleholm
Per head cows
Angus to £1009.65 Marwhirn, £904.15, £773.80 Skewbridge, £798.60 Lochanhead
Holstein Friesian to £826.80 Kirktonfield, £800.70 Milton, £785.20 Brownfield
Simmental to £821.40 North Bowerhouses
Bulls £942.45 Leithenhall

104 Prime Lambs Forward – More customers shopping this week, sold to a top of 223p for Texel X from Craig Halliday, Dressertland Cott, Thornhill Top priced lamb was £100.50 also from Craig Halliday. Overall average was 202.4p
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 223p av 203.8p
Suffolk £79.50, £78 (x2) Dressertland, £77 Barshill
Texel £87 Dressertland Cott, £78.50 Barshill, £78 Dressertland
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 216p av 203.8p
Suffolk £89.50 Dressertland
Texel £97 Cleughbrae, £90, £87.50 Woodcroft
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 214p av 200.2p
Suffolk £93.50 Cleughbrae
Texel £100.50 Dressertland Cott, £97 Woodcroft
Charollais £88.50 Loaning Foot

319 Prime Hoggs Forward – very mixed show for quality and trade easier on the week.
Medium Hoggs
Texel £60 Drumpark, £59.50 Upper Rigg
Cross £48.50 Dunesslin
Blackface £62.50, £59.50 Meikleholm, £56.50 Upper Rigg, £54 Riggheads
Heavy Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg)
Texel £68.50 Steilston, £62.20 Lanarkland, £60 Hall of Drumpark
Blackface £70.50 Glenmanna, £62.50 Bridgemark, £61.50 Midlock
NCC £73 Upper Portrack, £71.50 Rigghead, £65 Cleughbrae
Super heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over)
Cheviot £84.50 Dressertland
Texel £85.50 Foregirth, £81.50 Lanarkland
Charollais £81.50 Upper Portrack
Blackface £76.50 Nunnerie, £75 Bridgemark
NCC £77.50 Upper Portrack

317 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Plainer show trade similar
Heavy Ewes
Suffolk X - £90.50 Snade, £79.50 Townhead
Suffolk £109.50 Cleughbrae, £93.50 Dressertland
Texel £89.50 Moyle View, £86.50 Woodcroft, £85.50, £81.50 Dressertland, £83.50 Barshill
Charollais £92.50 Loaning Foot
Cross £79.50 Steilston, £79.50 Lanarkland, £77.50 Innerfield
NCC £77.50 Snade
Beltex £85.50 Woodcroft, £65.50 Snade
Clun £73.50 Justenlees
Light Ewes
Blackface £68.50 Mill House, £67.50 Dunesslin, £56.50 Hall, £54.50 Crairieknowe
Cast Rams Texel £119.50 Townfoot of Glencaple, £97.50 St Ringan Drive
Beltex £91.50 Snade
Blackface £64.50 Bridgemark
Leicester £75.50 Hall
Overall Heavy averaged £78.47
Light Ewes averaged £47.57

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