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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd June 2010.

33 Prime Cattle – Trade looked sharper. A full compliment of local butchers and wholesalers were active, lighter weights were short or requirements.

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 195.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 180.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie, 173.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 170p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright.

Heavyweight Heifers
Limousin to 183.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 176.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to J Kerr & Sons Butchers Gretna, 174.5p Nether Ernambrie Crossmichael to The Nith Hotel Glencaple
British Blue to 179.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan
Charolais to 179.5p Townhead Parkgate to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer
Top gross Heifer £1065.48 Balgrayhill

Limousin to 190p from WT McMiken Nether Ernambrie to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 178.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer
Top Gross Bullock £1151.33 Upper Tinwald

60 OTM Cattle – Trade better for all types
Per kilo Cows
Angus 129p, 117p Newlands, 109p Stockholm, 109p Marwhirn
Limousin 126p Pearsbyhall, 117p Stockholm, 113p Townhead, 109p Bankswood
British Blue 124p Townhead
Holstein Friesian 127p Braehead, 103p Conheath, 103p, 101p Netherwood, 102p Castle 100p Mouswald Grange

Charolais to 135p Marwhirn, Limousin to 127p Mark of Lochronald, 119p Artfield
Angus £1007 Raeburnhead, £877.20, £859.25 Newlands
Holstein £901.70 Breahead, £777.65 Conheath, £765 Mouswald Grange
Limousin £768.45 Marwhirn, £750.60 Culhorn Mains, £711.50 Shieldhill
British Blue £765.80 Townhead
Bullocks Charolais £938.25 Marwhirn, Limousin £731.85 Artfield

396 Prime Sheep Forward – Best sheep wanted mixed offering of all classes forward
99 lambs to 213p average 203.1p
Texel to 213p Halmyre
Suffolk to 212p Drumburn
Charolais to 210p Rigghead
Per head Charolais £102.50 Rigghead, £93.50 Belridding
Texel £98 Drumburm, £93 Bridgestone
Suffolk £93 Rigghead, £89 Halmyre

141 Prime Hoggs to 172p average 154p
Texel to £94.50 Castlehill, £87.50 Pearsbyhall, £77.50 Chapelhill, £73.50 Upper Rigg
Suffolk to £83 Chapelhill, £72.50 Dollard
Mule to £74.50 Townfoot, £73 Upper Rigg

156 Cast Ewes & Rams – met brisk competition
Blue Leicester to £122.50 Awhirk, £94.50 Tower
Beltex £105.50 Castlehill
Texel £100.50 Leithenhall, £94.50 Awhirk, £85.50 Druidhall
Charolais £90.50 Rigghead, £87.50 Belridding
Mule £87.50 Braco, £86.50 Palaceknowe, £80.50 Park, £79.50 Awhirk
Zwartble £90.50 Rigghead
Cheviot £65 Newhall
Blackface £64.50 Whitedyke, £62.50 Awhirk, £59.50 Pearsbyhall

Dumfries Mart, Huntingdon Road, Dumfries DG1 1NF Tel : 01387 279495
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