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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th October 2010.

56 Prime Cattle – Trade reflected the mixed offering of quality present.
Lightweight Heifers Charolais to 190p from C Kennedy & Partners to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. Limousin to 176.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to Border Meats Lockerbie, 170p Yett Lockerbie to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries
Heavyweight – Limousin to 185.5p from JD & M Maclellan, Culhorn Mains to J Kerr & Sons Butchers Gretna, 173.5p Byrecroft, Kirkgunzeon to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Charolais to 174.5p North Cowshaw Lochmaben to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1092.50 North Cowshaw
Bullocks (All Heavyweight)
Galloway to 175.5p from JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart. British Blue to 166.5p Culhorn Mains Stranraer to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd. Charolais to 162.5p Byrecroft, Kirkgunzeon to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1184.90 Marwhirn
10 Prime Bulls (All Dairy Bred)
Holstein to 119.5p Becton Hall
Top Gross Bull £705.05 Becton Hall

103 OTM Cattle – Trade upbeat with young well fleshed cows meeting a brisk demand
Cows Limousin to 113p, 107p Meikleholm
Angus to 107p Meikleholm, 103p Carsegowan
Holstein to 98, 96p Newhouse, 90p Kerricks, 94p Barndennoch, 93p Mark, 91p Carse, 90p Cruggleton, 92p Byeloch, 94p Boreland, 92p Newbie Mains
Bulls Limousin to 108p Mark, Charolais to 108p Greenfield
Per Head
Limousin to £858.80 Meikleholm
Angus to £829.25 Meikleholm
Holstein to £844.80, £833 Newhouse, £737.90 Barndennoch, £731.25 Millisle, £713 Newbie Mains, £689.75 Meikle Killantrae, £683.55 Mark
Charolais to £710.40 Grove
Bulls Charolais to £1150.20 Greenfield
Limousin to £1128.75 Chanlockfoot, £1107 Mark

1194 Prime Lambs
Lambs for the best part sharper on the week especially leaner export types. Top price was 185p for Texel Crosses from Messrs CD & PA Wight, Arnmannoch. Top price per head was £86.40 for a pen of flashy Beltex Crosses from Messrs W Gribbon & Co, Waterside. Overall average was 157.4p

Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 185p av 165.4p
Suffolk £65 Ford, £59.50 Hillbank
Texel £64, £63.80 Ford, £64 Auchenbrack, £63 Arnmannoch
Cross £61.50 Auchenbrack, £59.80 Belzies
Blackface £60 Corsebank
Beltex £66.20, £64 Dressertland
Berrichon £57 Glendarroch
Lleyn £60.80 Bennan
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 164p av 154.5p
Suffolk £67 Abune the Brae, £66 Dressertland, £66 Longbeoch, £66 Woodhouse Bung
Texel £68.80 Arnmannoch, £68 Foregirth
Charollais £63 Outertown
Half Bred £65.20, £63.20 Marwhirn
Berrichon £67.80 Glendarroch
Lleyn £64.20 Laneside
Blackface £62 Corsebank
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 180p av 145.6p
Suffolk £73 Annefield, £72 Cushag, £71 Kenmuir
Texel £74 Kenmuir, £73, £71 Auchengray
Half Bred £70 Annefield
Beltex £86.40, £82.80 Waterside
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1+over) Suffolk £74 Annefield

454 Cast Ewes & Rams forward and trade easier on the week
Top prices
Heavy Ewes
Texel £91.50 Laneside, £82.50 Castlehill, £75 Abune the Brae
Charollais £89.50, £83.50 Maryholm
Half Bred £75.50 Annefield
NCC £72.50 Annefield
Suffolk £73.50 Dollard
Lleyn £64.50 Laneside
Chev Mule £63 Arnmannoch
Cross £62 Top o the Hill, £60.50 New Farm, £60.50 Arnmannoch
Leicester £75.50 Ardoch
Light Ewes
Blackface £58.50 Dollard, £49 Scabcleugh, £46.80 Meikleholm
Cheviot £55.50 Greenbeck, £55 Castlehill, £51 Dollard
Rams – Leicester £68 Glenkiln, Blackface £50.50 Burn, £50 Dressertland
Heavy Ewes averaged £58.65
Light Ewes averaged £38.39

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