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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th August 2010.

50 Prime Cattle – Trade no worse – mixed offering of cattle forward. Butchers spec in short supply.
Light weight Heifers Limousin to 194.5p from M/S Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 167.5p Birkshaw Auldgirth to M/S J Hall & Son, Butchers Kirkcudbright, 165.5p Birkshaw Auldgirth to Border Meats Lockerbie
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 190p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 180.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to Border Meats Lockerbie, 163.5p Townhead Bankend to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas.
Top Gross Heifer £1054.50 Gardrum
Bullocks Limousin to 182.5p from JW Fisher, Meikle Larbrax to Border Meats, Lockerbie, Galloway to 172.5p Low Three Mark, Stoneykirk to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 164.5p Low Three Mark, Stoneykirk to M/S JD Owen & Son, Butchers Newton Stewart
Top Gross Bullock £1025.13 Townhead


18 Prime Bulls – Trade Better. More required to fill demand
Charolais to 162.5p, 159.5p (x2) Meikle Larbrax
Limousin to 155.5p Becton Hall, 152.5p Meikle Larbrax
Holstein Friesian to 135.5p, 131.5p, 129.5p Becton Hall
Top Gross Bull £1023.75 Meikle Larbrax


50 OTM Cattle – Trade improved for all classes
Cows Blonde to 123p Airds of Balcary
Limousin to 118p Merrick, 118p Gallaberry
Angus to 116p Druidhall, 112p grove
Saler to 110p Woodcroft, 105p Airds of Balcary
Holstein to 108p Auchencrieff, 105p, 101p Drum
Bull Hereford to 106p Meikle Barncleugh
Bullocks Charolais to 142p, 138p Marwhirn
Galloway to 132p Grove
Per Head Cows Blonde to £897.90 Airds of Balcary
Holstein to £820.80 Auchencrieff, £756 Drum
Saler to £797.50 Woodcroft
Limousin to £790.60 Merrick, ££787.80 Newmains
Angus to £771.40 Druidhall, £734.40 Merrick
Bull Hereford to £991.10 Meikle Barncleugh
Bullocks Charolais to £993.60, £986.90 Marwhirn


1339 Prime Lambs – Selling to a top of 174p for Texel Crosses Mr J Wilson, Sandilands. Top price per head was £78.50 for Texel Crosses from Messrs D Bunting & Son, Midtown, New Abbey. Overall Lamb Average 160.2p

Top Prices;
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 174p av 160.4p
Suffolk £61, £59.20 Barbuie, £60.80 Shawhill, £60.80 Ford
Texel £68 Sandilands, £67.20 Mount Kedar, £66 Hall
Cross £59.50 Philgowan
Beltex £62 Little Fenwick
Berrichon £61.20 Glendarroch
Blackface £53.50 Midtown

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 167 av 160.1p
Suffolk 68 Carsegowan, £67.80 Maryfield, £67.50 Westhills, £67 Carswadda
Texel £72 Third, £72 Cultag, £71.80Carsegowan, £71.50 Corsencon, £71 East Polquhirter
Cross £71 Clutag, £64 Knocksheen, £64 Abune the Brae, £63 Corsencon
Charollais £67 Martingirth, £67 Carsegowan
Berrichon £66 Glendarroch
Lleyn £65.80 Laneside
Chev Mule £61.20 Dalhanna

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 163p av 157.8p
Suffolk £74.80 Kenmuir, £74 Marwhirn
Texel £78.50 Midtown, £75 Maxwelltown, £74 Carswadda, £72 Seeside
Lleyn £72 Laneside


307 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade similar Top prices Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £72.50 Nether Gribton, £76.50 Mardon
Texel £95.50 Huntingdon Rd, £93.50 Laneside, £80.50 Carsegowan, £77.50 Laight
Cross £67.50 Hightownhead, £67.50 Nether Gribton, £64.80 West Skelston
Leicester £74.50 Dornal
Lleyn £73.50, £63.50 Laneside
Light Ewes Cheviot £67.50, £56.50 Dalhanna
Blackface £56.50 Nether Gribton, £53.50 Hightownhead, £50 Corsencorn, £44 Ardoch, £43.80 Dornal
Cast Rams Charollais £81.50 Carsegowan
Overall heavy Ewes Averaged £65.47
Overall Light Ewes averaged £36.23

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