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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 26th January 2011.

36 Prime Cattle – Trade quieter for a better show
Heifers averaged 172.5p (308p at 56% D/W)
Bullocks averaged 167.1p (298.4p at 56% D/W)
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 185.5p, 182.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 180p, Woodfield Eastriggs to West Scottish Lamb Ltd Carlisle, 174.5p, 173.5p Upper Tinwald to Border Meats Lockerbie
Lightweight Heifers Limousin to 180.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 178.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 175.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 175.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1224.00 Woodfield
Bullocks (all Heavy) Limousin to 174.5p, 173.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1159.73 Fauldingcleugh


108 OTM Cattle – Trade sharper for all classes
Per Kilo
Limousin 141p, 137, 136p, Conheath, 128p Kenmuir, 118p Balgrayhill
British Blue 132p Westlanegate
Angus 123p Gateslack, 127p, 123p Druidhall, 113p Drumbuie
Stabiliser 119p West Lanegate, 101p Bennan
Galloway 120p, 113p Barquhill
Holstein Friesian 106p Brownfield, 105p, 103p Ferneycleugh, 100p East Logan
Bulls Angus 103p Druidhall, Charolais 101p Horseholm

Per Head
Angus £983.10 Drumbuie, £839.30 Tower, £781.05 Druidhall
British Blue £970.20 West Lanegate
Limousin £925, £863.10 Conheath
Stabiliser £797.90 Bennan, £702.10 West Lanegate
Holstein Friesian £833 Ferneycleugh, £800.30 Brownfield, £766.30 East Logan, £766.30 Milton
Bulls Charolais £1085.75 Horseholm, Angus £993.95 Druidhall


941 Prime Hoggs forward – Sharper on the week for quality sorts and averaged 179.4p for Texel Crosses from Messrs W Slaven & Son, Foregirth. Top price per head £89.50 for Texel Crosses from Messrs R & H Braid, Leithenhall. Other prices

Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 169p av 160.8p
Cross £54 Upper Barr, £50.50 Kirkhill
Blackface £54 Burn, £50.50 Lawesknowe, £49 Kirkhill
Lleyn £52.50 Bennan

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 195p av 176.8p
Suffolk £65.50 Upper Barr
Cheviot £66, £64 Nisbet Cott
Texel £76.20 Dunesslin, £69 Upper Barr
Half Bred £67, £66 Marwhirn
Cross £63.20 Ardoch
Blackface £62.50 Upper Barr, £57 Nisbet
Beltex £69, £60 Little Fenwick
Lleyn £56, £55 Bennan

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 196p av 181.2p
Suffolk £80.80 Lanarkland, £78 Townhead
Cheviot £74 Stenries
Texel £82, £81.50 Lanarkland, £78.50 Foregirth, £78 Rigghead
Half Bred £72.50 Marwhirn
Chev/Mule £72 Rigghead, £70.50 Dalhanna
Cross £70.50 Rigghead
Blackface £65 Kirkhill
NCC £76.50 Crookedstane, £74.50, £70 Marwhirn

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 173p av 168p
Suffolk £84.50 West Skelston, £84.20, £84 Townhead, £84 Lanarkland
Texel £89.50 Leithenhall, £89 Kirkhill, £84.50 Foregirth
Cross £77.50 Riggheads


403 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade similar for Heavy Ewes, Sharper for smaller plainer sorts. Top prices Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £60 Castlefairn
Texel £96.50 Lanarkland, £78.50 Foregirth
Cross £70 Gateslack, £70 New Farm
NCC £65.50 Raehills, £63.50 Castlefairn
Berrichon £84.50 Maryfield, £81.50 Glendarroch
Beltex £55.50 Little Fenwick
Light Ewes
Blackface £63.50, £59.50 Merkland, £57.20 Kenmuir
Rams Suffolk £87.50 South Mains
Cheviot £63.50 Dalhannna, £61.50 Aithrie
Texel £90.50 Raehills, £72.50 Wynholm
Blackface £63 Fingland, £63.50 Hopetoun
Leicester £56.50 Ardoch
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £65.36
Overall Light Ewes averaged £52.26

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