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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th June 2010.

73 Prime Cattle forward – Trade improved for all classes
Heifers Lightweight
Limousin to 185.5p, 180p from J & L Craik, Waterside to Border Meats Lockerbie and J Scott (Paisley) Ltd, 176.5p, 175.5p Upper Brydekirk Annan to Border Meats Lockerbie
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 178.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Border Meats Lockerbie, 170p Sarkshields Eaglesfield, 169.5p Halmyre Castle Douglas both to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais to 170.5p Skipmyre Lochmaben, 170.5p Marwhirn, Moniaive both to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1108.25 Skipmyre
Bullocks (all heavyweights) Limousin to 162.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr
Charolais to 157.5p Marwhirn, Moniaive
Top gross Bullock £1184.90 Marwhirn

38 Prime Bulls – all dairy bred trade better
Limousin to 141.5p Kirkton
Simmental to 138.5p Backburn
Holstein Friesian to 132.5p, 131.5p Becton Hall, 131.5p Mid Bishopton
Top Gross Bull £998.38 Parkneuk

77 OTM Cattle – Trade maintained recent rates
Per kilo cows
Blonde 130p Allerbeck
Limousin 128p Waterside, 126p Grove, 116p Meikle Barncleugh
Angus 123p Hall, 117p Meikle Barncleugh
Simmental 113p Denbieyett
Holstein Friesian Charolais to 117p Rigghead
Holstein to 96p Baltier
Bullocks Limousin to 133p Blountfield
Angus to 122p Marwhirn
Per head cows
Blonde £955.50 Allerbeck
Limousin £947.20 Waterside, £921.30 Allerbeck, £819 Grove, £800.40 Meikle Barncleugh
Holstein Friesian £855.75 Baltier, £826.80 Drum, £766.30 Kerricks
Bulls Charolais £1281.15 Rigghead
Holstein £1219.20 Baltier
Bullocks Angus £902.80 Marwhirn

277 Prime Lambs forward – top of 205p for Texel Crosses from L & N Shuttleworth, Drumburn, Dumfries Top price per head £89 for Texel Crosses from Mr J Goldie, Skipmyre. Overall average 191.2p
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kh) Top 200p av 194.2p
Texel £72 Leithanhall, £72, £71 Woodcroft, £65 Woodcroft, £65 The Lodge
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 205p av 191.2p
Suffolk £82 Barshill, £77 Drumburn, £77 Cumleys
Texel £89, £87.50 Skipmyre, £88, £84 Drumburn, £83 Lodge, £81.50 Woodcroft
Charollais £88 Maryholm, £80 Skipmyre, £78.50 Barony College
Berrichon £75 Newark
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 167p av 165p
Texel £85 Woodcroft
Charollais £85 Barony College
Berrichon £87.50 Newark

147 Prime Hoggs – very mixed for quality av 136.8p
Texel £75.50 Eastside, £70 Aiket Cottage, £61.50 Auchengray
Cross £54, £53 Dollard
Beltex £81.50 Lairdlaugh
Half Bred £70, £68.50 Marwhirn
Blackface £58.50 the Ford, £55.50, £50.50 Drumgrange, £50.50 Auchencheyne

154 Cast Ewes – Trade remains firm for all classes except fat which was cheaper on the week
Top price
Heavy Ewes
Texel £91.50 Lairdlaugh, £84.50 Auchengray, £81.50 Eastside, £77.50 Ampherlaw
Charollais £93.50, £80 Maryholm
Half Bred £77.50, £74.50 Cumleys
Cross £82.50 Auchengray, £77.50 Newbank, £77.50 Cleughbank, £76.50 Leithanhall
Leicester £76.50 Nether Barr
Beltex £82.50 Horseclose
Light Ewes
Cheviot £61.50 Newbank, £59.50 Cleughbank
Blackface £65.50, £59.50 Cowcorse Cott, £55.50 Margaret Drive, £53.50 Over Abington, £53.50 Drumgrange
Swale £53.50 Nether Barr

Cast Rams
Texel £98.50 Dollard, £88.50 Auchengray
Charollais £84.50 Ampherlaw
Heavy Ewes Averaged £75.58
Light Ewes Averaged £55.29

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