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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th November 2010.

80 Prime Cattle – Trade for all classes improves as wholesaler and local butchers build up for the Christmas Trade
Heifers averaged 172.5p or (308.1p at 56%)
Bullocks averaged 162.2p (289.6p at 56%)
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 191.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 190p Woodfield Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 180p Dinnan Whithorn to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 180p Raeburnfoot Gretna to J Scott meats (Paisley) Ltd, 178.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries
Lightweight Heifers Limousin to 190p from D & R Cornthwaite Balgrayhill to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 187.5p Upper Tinwald to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 182.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Grierson bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 181.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie, 181.5p Dinnans Whithorn to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1064 Woodfield
Bullocks (All Heavyweights)
Limousin to 174.5p from M/S JD & M Maclellan, Culhorn Mains to Border Meats Lockerbie, 172.5, 171.5p Culhorn Mains to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd
Charolais to 167.5p Lambholm Parkgate to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1127.85 Barstibly

17 Prime Bulls – Trade firmer all dairy bred forward
Holstein Friesian to 122.5p Backburn, 120.5p Becton Hall
Angus to 114.5p Parkneuk
Top Gross Bull £913.68 Newbank
107OTM Cattle – Trade steady, fleshier types in short supply
Per Kilo Cows Angus to 129p Raeburnhead, 98p Newlands
Limousin to 127p, 113p Ballaggan
British Blue to 120p Kilnford Croft
Charolais to 108p Shambellie Grange
Simmental to 107p Glenkiln, 103p Longrigg
Holstein Friesian to 118p, 104p Byreholm, 103p Barndennoch, 100p Lakehead, 99p Upper Portrack
Bulls Simmental to 124p Courance Farms
Holstein Friesian to 98p Kirktonfield
Per Head
British Blue to £984 Kilnford Croft
Charolais to £896.40 Shambellie Grange
Angus to £825.60 Raeburnhead
Simmental to £787.95 Longrigg, £760 Corbelly Hill
Holstein Friesian to £879.10 Byreholm, £717.25 Dinwoodie Green
MRI to £702.15 Dinwoodie Green
Bulls Simmental to £1010.60 Courance Farms

1017 Prime Lambs forward – sharper on the week especially for leaner 37-42Kg types. Top price of 177p or £85 paid for top price quality Beltex Crosses from Messrs W Gribbon & Co, Waterside, Cargen Bridge
Overall average was 157.8p
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 170p av 160.2p
Suffolk £61.80 Garroch, £61.50 Ford
Texel £64.50 Foregirth, £63.50 Eastside
Half Bred £61.50 Auchenknight
Cross £63 Hall, £62.80 Abune the Brae
Blackface £55.50 Lawesknowe, £46 Troloss
NCC £64.20 Barndennoch
Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 168p av 157.6p
Suffolk £69, £65.50 Outertown, £67.20 Marwhirn
Cheviot £64 Gall
Texel £69.20 East Polquhirter, £69 Outertown
Charollais £66 Outertown
Half Bred £66.80 Marwhirn, £65 Auchenknight
Cross £65 High Cairn, £63.20 Hillbank
Lleyn £63.50, £63 Bennan
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 158p av 146.4p
Suffolk £70.50 Abune the Brae, £69.50 Outertown
Texel £72.50 Nether Keir
Half Bred £68.80 Marwhirn
Leicester £61 Lawesknowe
Beltex £85 Waterside
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1+over)
Suffolk £73.80 Hillhead
Texel £70 Ford

597 Cast Ewes & Rams forward large show & great show for quality. Prices dearer than expected. Top Prices Heavy Ewes
Texel £105.50 Nether Keir, £88 Druidhall
Cross £74.50, £71.20 Leithanhall, £69.50 Druidhall
Leicester £86.50 Leithanhall
NCC £70 Crookedstone, £67.50, £60.50 Burn
Lleyn £67.50 Summerhill
Light Ewes Cheviot £48.50, £38.50 Glengeith
Blackface £56 Leithenhall, £50.50 Auchencheyne
Rams Texel £89.50 Dressertland
Beltex £70.50 Newton
Blackface £68.50 Dressertland
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £69.12
Overall Light Ewes averaged £40.63

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