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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 13th October 2010.

69 Prime Cattle – Trade was sharper, Better show forward
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 192.5p from J & N Beattie, Woodfield to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 170.5p (x2) Byrecroft Kirkgunzeon to JD Owen & Son, Newton Stewart and Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 169.5p Allerbeck Eaglesfield to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais to 180.5p North Cowshaw Lochmaben to Border Meats Lockerbie, 172.5p North Cowshaw Lochmaben to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 170.5p Byrecroft Kirkgunzeon to Border Meats Lockerbie, 170.5p North Cowshaw Lochmaben to J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright
Lightweight Heifer Limousin to 187.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 175.5p Byrecroft Kirkgunzeon to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
British Blue to 187.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna
Top Gross Heifer £1070.93 Byrecroft
Bullocks (all heavy) Limousin to 162.5p Edingham, Dalbeattie to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1158.10 Marwhirn

22 prime Bulls – Suckler Bred Bulls Sharper. Dairy Bred Bulls (plain show) Harder to sell
Limousin to 161.5p, 159.5p, 157.5p, 155.5p Duchra
Top Gross Bull£1100.55 Duchra

40 OTM Cattle – Less forward. Trade better for all types
Charolais to 138p Marwhirn
Angus to 115p Beastockrigg
Simmental to 101p Cormaddie
Holstein to 100p, 100p, 95p Trolane, 94p Culscadden, 92p Mouswald Grange
Per head
Angus to £861.90 Raeburnhead
Holstein to £802.75 Trolane, £792 Brownfield, £761.40 Culscadden
Simmental to £757.50 Cormaddie

1609 prime Lambs forward – Trade slightly firmer on the week selling to a top of £84.50 for an Outstanding Pen of Beltex Crosses from W Gribbon & Co, Waterside, Cargen Bridge who also got top price per Kg of 179p. Overall average 154.8
Top Prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 169p av 155.8p
Suffolk £62 Ford
Texel £66 Eastside, £63.80 Shawhill, £61 Auchenbrack
Cross £57 Auchenbrack, £56.50 Knocksheen, £52 Upper Barr
Easy Care £53.50 E Fortissait
Blackface £55.50 Castlefairn
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 166p av 154.8p
Suffolk £68 Hayfield, £68 Shangan, £67.80 Archbank, £67.20 Eastside
Texel £71.80, £70.20 Drumcruilton, £71, £69.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £69.80 Shawsmuir, £69.20 Shambellie Grange
Charrolais £68 Midlock
Cross £66.80 Lawesknowe, £65.50 Riggheads, £63.50, £62.50 Midlock, £63 Hall
Lleyn £65.50, £64 Laneside
Berrichon £67.50, £67 Glendarroch
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 155p av 147.1p
Beltex £84.50 Waterside
Suffolk £71.80 Cumleys, £70 Drumburn, £69.50 Bush
Texel £75.50 Harleyrigg, £73 Shancastle, £72.80 Third, £72.50 Ryehill
Leicester £67 Moyle View
Berrichon £69.80 Glen Darroch

475 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – Trade Sharper for the best end of them. Top prices Heavy Ewes
Texel £96.50 Shancastle, £89.50 Drumburn, £87.50 Waterhead, £85.50 Craigielandhill
Suffolk £79.50 Shangan, £77.50 Ewanston
Cross £89.50 Shangan, £70.50 Carswadda, £75.50 Kerricks, £69.50 East Polqhirter
NCC £58 Round Fell+
Light Ewes Blackface £55.50 Ballinnie, £52 Abune the Brae, £51.50 Dalveen, £51 Inglestone
Rams Texel £68.50 Shancastle
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £63.57
Overall Light Ewes averaged £38.04

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