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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 2nd February 2011.

60 Prime Cattle – Numbers far short of buyers needs, Trade defied the national trend with Heifers averaging 180.3p (310.8p at 58%D/W)

Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 198.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 186.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 174.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie, 170.5p, 170p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas & M/S JD Owen & Son, Butchers Newton Stewart
Charolais to 180p Marwhirn Moniaive to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd

Lightweight Heifers to 197.5p from M/S TW & J Hunter, Upper Brydekirk to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 196.5p Upper Brydekirk Annan to Border Meats Lockerbie, 190p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S Fraser Butchers Stranraer, 181.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries
Top Gross Heifer £1111.60 Upper Tinwald

Bullocks Limousin to 170p from A Ritchie Stormont to J Scott Meats (Paisley Ltd)
Top gross Bullock £1138.05 Stormont

37 Prime Bulls – Trade no dearer
Limousin to 176.5p Mid Bishopton
Holstein to 139.5p Mid Bishopton, 136.5p Becton Hall
Simmental to 134.5p Upper Portrack
Top Gross Bull £998.33 Upper Portrack

63 OTM Cattle – all classes dearer with exporters prominent
Beef cows averaged 104.8p to £852.50
Dairy Cows averaged 87.6p to £930.80

Cows per Kilo
Limousin 113p Cumleys
Angus to 111p Newlands
British Blue to 110p Millantae
Holstein Friesian to 112p Gullielands, 108p Cruggleton, 104p (x3) Baltier, 103p Cruggleton
Bulls Limousin 106p Cleughbrae

Cows per Head
Holstein Friesian £930.80, £915.20 Baltier, £896 Gullielands, £742.50 Hillend, £736.45 Cruggleton
British Blue £852.50 Millantae
Limousin £774.05 Cumleys, £721 Carsegowan
Angus to £791.80, £708.50 Newlands
Bull Limousin £938.10 Cleughbrae

717 Hoggs forward very mixed for quality, sold well to a top of 190p for Texel Crosses from Chapelhill Farmers, Lanarkland and Mr JTS Sloan, Shawsmuir. Top price per Head was £94.50 for Texel hoggs from Max Farms, Nether Laggan. Overall average was 176.5p similar on the week

Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 173p av 168p
Texel £80 top o the Hill
Blackface £46.80 Little Fenwick
Isle D France £53.50 Townpark

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 185p av 175.4p
Suffolk £70.20 Riggheads
Texel £67 Maxwelltown
Cross £64.50 Rigghead
Blackface £66, £60 Riggheads, £64 Glen

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 190 av 180.4p
Suffolk £79 (x2) Dempsterton, £75 Townhead, £74 Riggheads
Texel £80.50 (x2), £80 Lanarkland, £79.50 Woodcroft, £78.50 Whitespots
Cross £72 Riggheads
Blackface £70 Rigghead
NCC £81 Riggheads

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 182p av 170.2p
Suffolk £86.50 Lochill, £84.20 Lanarkland, £82.50 Netherhall
Texel £94.50 Nether Laggan, £90.50 Bush of Ewes
Charollais £79 Dempsterton
Cross £76.50 Netherhall
Blackface £81.50 glen
Zwartble £79.50 Riggheads

503 Cast Ewes & Rams – Good show and Sharper.

Top prices
heavy ewes
Suffolk £87.50 Druidhall
Texel £93.50 Laight, £89.50 Druidhall, £89.50 Newbigging
Leicester £92.50 Knocksheen, £92.50 Dalpeddar
Half Bred £84.50 Annefield
Cross £71.50 Laight, £68.50 Knocksheen, £68.50 Drumbuie, £68.50 West Skelston
Lleyn £67.50 Cowcorse Cott

Light Ewes
Blackface £64.50, £63.50 Cowcorse Cott, £61 Drumbuie, £58.50 Midlock

Cheviot £67.50 Drumbuie
Texel £123.50, £94.50 Drumbuie
Leicester £95.50 Tower, £83.50 Craigmuie
Blackface £74.50 Drumbuie, £62.50 Midlock
Heavy Ewes averaged £67.69
Light Ewes averaged £53.76


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