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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th August 2010.

56 Prime Cattle – Trade was better more active buyers in attendance
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 187.5p from JA Wallace & Sons, High Glentriplock to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 182.5p Shawhill Annan to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 180p Challoch Newton Stewart to J Kerr & Sons Butchers Gretna, 177.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 173.5p High Glentriplock, Mochrum to Border Meats Lockerbie, 171.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer
Lightweight Heifers Limousin to 182.5p, 180.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 181.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Galloway Meats Dumfries, 174.5p, 173.5p High Glentriplock, Mochrum to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1087.50 High Glentriplock
Bullocks (mainly Heavyweight) Galloway to 170p, 165.5p from J Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart and Border Meats Lockerbie. Limousin to 168.5p Townhead Parkgate to M/S Whannel Shotts
Charolais to 162.5p Townhead Parkgate to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1073.88 Culhorn Mains

16 Prime Bulls – Quality Plainer well fleshed sorts required
Holstein Friesian to 132.5p Dinwoodie Green
Shorthorn to 129.5p Shawhill
Top Gross Bull £793.95 Dinwoodie Green

40 OTM Cattle – Trade was sharper for all classes
Limousin to 123p Culhorn Mains
Angus to 109p Tinwald Shaws
Simmental to 107p Townhead
Holstein Friesian to 108p Kerricks, 103p Auchencrieff, 97p Greigsland, 95p Millriggs, 95p Kerricks
Per Head Cows
Limousin £836.40 Culhorn Mains
Angus £753.30 Raeburnhead
Holstein Friesian £766.80 Kerricks, £734.70 Rigghead, £721 Auchencrieff, £717.60 Millriggs
Bull Holstein Friesian to £821.75 Challoch

1559 Prime Lambs – Trade improved. All buyers were very active for all types, requiring greater numbers
Texel Lambs to 196p Foregirth Sale Average 171.4p
Texel to £81.20, £80.50, £75.50 Drumcruilton, £78.50 Newton Cottage, £77.20 Third, £76.20 Carsegowan, £76 Bankend of Tinwald, £74.80 Newmains
Suffolk to £76.20 Marwhirn, £76 Third, £74 Cushag, £73.20 Birkshaw, £73.20 Carsegowan, £73 Archbank
Beltex £74 Newton Cottage
Mule to £71.20 Abune the Brae

601 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade remains Steady
Texel to £106.50 Horseholm
Suffolk to £93.50 Burncroft
Mule £86.50 Drumburn, £85.50 Horseholm, £78.50 Dressertland Cottage, £74.50 Bridgestone, £72.50 Dressertland
Blackface to £61 Kirkton, £54 Dornal, £5050 kirkton, £48.50 Dalpeddar
Light Ewes averaged £43.80
Heavy Ewes averaged £68.97

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