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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th July 2010.

46 Prime Cattle Forward – Quality was mixed – Trade for best types continues to be in demand
Light weight Heifers Limousin to 181.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 178.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie, 177.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Galloway meats Dumfries, 170.5p, 170p Drumbreddan Ardwall to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 180.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to R Johnstone & Sons Annan, 180p Drumbreddan Ardwall to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna
Charolais to 174.5p Drumbreddan Ardwall to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifers £1029.55 Drumbreddan
Bullocks (all heavyweight)
British Blue to 180.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Border Meats Lockerbie
Limousin to 179.5p, 176.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Border Meats, 168.5p Pouton Garlieston to M/S Ballard Butchers castle Douglas
Galloway to 172.5p Low Three Mark Stranraer to Border Meats
Top Gross Bullock £1158.48 Marwhirn

63 OTM Cattle - Trade for all classes easier
Per kilo
Limousin to 131p, 129p Boreland, 127p Shearington
Simmental to 119p Mosside
Angus to 115p Gillespie, 114p Mosside
Blonde to 111p Kenmuir, 104p Mullview
Holstein Friesian to 101p Ingleston, 104p Gillespie
Per head
Limousin to £863.60 Boreland
Simmental to £863.60 Boreland
Angus to £720.75 Shambellie Grange
Holstein to £686.80 Ingleston

967 Prime Lambs – dearer on the week to average 162p
Top price 180p paid for Texel X Lambs from Mr Hugh Fergusson, Eastside. Top price per head £83.50 also for Texel Crosses from LW Goodfellow & Co, Glengeith, Elvanfoot
Other Top Prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 180p av 165.8p
Suffolk £64.20 Eastside, £63 Cumleys, £62.80 Longbeoch
Texel £68.50 Eastside, £65 Cumleys, £64 Bogue, £62.20 East Kirkcarsewell
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 171p av 162.7p
Suffolk £69.80 Newmains, £69.20 Cumleys, £69.50 Eastside, £69 Hartbush
Texel £77, £69.80 Glengeith, £74.20 Drumbreddan, £73 Martingirth, £72 Rashgill, £70.50 Midtown
Cross £71.80 Hartbush, £66.50 Midlock, £63.50 Margaret Drive
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 159p av 155p
Texel £83.50 Glengeith, £76.50 Foregirth, £70 Longbeoch
Suffolk £76 Nether Barr

374 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade still very dear for all classes
Top Prices Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £77.50 Shangan
Texel £102.50, £90.50, £83.50 Ryehill, £87.50 Kingside, £77.50 Craigielandhill
Lleyn £77.50, £74.50 Laneside
Cross £82.50 Shangan, £72.50 Third, £70.50 Kirkhill, £70.50 Newmains
NCC £78, £75, £72 Kingside
Leicester £74.50 Macqueston, £69.50 Kingside
Beltex £74.50 Kingside
Cheviot Mule £78, £75 Kingside
Light Ewes
Cheviot £41.50 Elvanfoot
Blackface £65, £47 Midlock, £57.50 Leithenhall, £49.50 Kirkhill, £47.50 Fingland
Rams Texel £84.50 Kingside
Blackface £42.50 Fingland
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £70.74
Overall Light Ewes averaged £40.22

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