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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 7th July 2010.

43 Prime Cattle – Trade reflected the poorer show of cattle on offer
Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 193.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 167.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna
Heavyweight Heifers
Limousin to 187.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 172.5p Burnside Lochmaben to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1113.53 Marwhirn
Bullocks (all heavy) Charolais to 168.5p from D Wilson & Son, Marwhirn to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Bullock £1113.40 Marwhirn
17 Prime Bulls – Quality mixed trade remained steady
Simmental to 133.5p Backburn
Holstein Friesian to 132.5p Becton Hall, 128.5p Whins
Top Gross Bull £988.13 Parkneuk

77 OTM Cattle – Trade easier for all classes
Cows per Kilo
Limousin to 140p Cormaddie, 129p Palaceknowe, 128p Mouswald Banks
Angus to 127p Mouswald Banks, 125p Dempsterton
Simmental to 109p Cowans, 107p Third
Holstein Friesian to 98p Slacks, 98p Newhouse, 98p Rigghead
Bullocks British Blue to 131p Becton Hall
Per Head
Limousin £882 Cormaddie, £844.80 Mouswald Banks, £822.95 Cowans
Holstein Friesian £813.40 Slacks, £808.50 Newhouse, £787.50 Becton Hall, £759.50 Rigghead, £724.80 Gullielands
Angus £803.25 Third, £793.75 Dempsterton
Bullocks British Blue £943.20 Becton Hall
Bulls Limousin £988 Cormaddie

617 Prime Lambs forward
Lambs were every bit as dear as expected selling to a top of 183p for Beltex Crosses from Messrs SI Carlisle & Co, Nether Dargavel or £86 per head to R Johnstone & Sons, butchers Annan.
Overall average 156.2p
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 169p av 155.4p
Suffolk £58.50 Palaceknowe
Roussin £58 Mabie Farm Park
Texel £61.80 Kerricks, £61.50 Ballaggan, £58.80 UpperRigg
Beltex £66 Laight, £60.50 High Drum
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 172p av 156.4p
Suffolk £66.50, £66 Carsegowan, £66 Newmains, £65 Drumburn, £64.80 Hayfield
Texel £77, £68 Lochill, £68 Leithenhall, £67.80 Drumburn, £66.50 Barshill
Lleyn £66.50 Townfoot
Blackface £56.50 Midtown
Beltex £75.50, £71, £67.80 Laight, £64 Little Fenwick
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 183p av 155.7p
Suffolk £73 Annefield
Texel £70 Midtown
Half Bred £76 Annefield
Beltex £86, £75 Nether Dargavel

303 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade good for plainer show
Top prices
Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £94.50, £89.50 Palaceknowe, £66.50 High drum
Texel £86.50 Glenmaid, £80.50 Hayfield, £79.50 Lochill
Half Bred £78.50 Annefield
Cross £77, £70.50 Newmains, £74 Glenmaid, £70 Muircleugh, £69.50 Midtown
Chev/Mule £63.50 Annefield
Leicester £74.50 Glenlaugh
Light Ewes
Cheviot £63.50 Glenlaugh, £62.50 Dalhanna
Blackface £55 Guelt, £55 Achie Farming, £50.50 Dalpeddar, £50 Dalwyne
Cast Rams
Texel £105.50 Palaceknowe, £104.50 Muircleugh
Bleu Du Maine £102.50 Glenlaugh
Overall Heavy Ewes Averaged £66.80
Overall Light Ewes averaged £44.70

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