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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 13th July 2011.

27 Prime Cattle – Numbers scarce and far short of buyers needs, trade continues to improve,
Sale average 190.1p or (339.5p D/W @ 56%)

Charolais to 205.5p from SI Carlisle & Co, Nether Dargavel to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 190.5p Nether Dargavel Dumfries to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart
Limousin to 204.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie, 201.5p Nether Dargavel Dumfries to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 193.5p Almagill Hightae to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
British Blue to 196.5p Almagill Hightae to Border Meats Lockerbie
Aberdeen Angus to 190.5p Porterstown Keir to JG Renwick & Sons Butchers Thornhill
Top Gross Heifer £1171.58 Nether Dargavel

Limousin to 197.5p, 191.5p (x2), 190p from J & L Craik Waterside all to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1254 Waterside

86 OTM Cattle – Trade remains firm for all classes
Cows per head
Limousin £1043, £1022 High Glen Triplock, £987 Greenhead
Holstein £1041.40, £977.90 Creechan Park, £987.50 Thwaite, £968.75 Upper Portrack, £966 Barndennoch
Charolais £999 Townhead
Simmental £967.50 Glencaple
British Blue £911.05 Greenhead
Angus £911.05 Kirklawhill, £906.30 Balcraigmoor, £900.90 Greenhead
Bulls Limousin £1356.60 Newbiggin, £1052.10 Shangan

Per Kilo Cows
Angus 159p Balcraigmoor, 137p Kirklawhill
Holstein 158p Thwaite, 140p, 137p Barndennoch, 132p Castle, 130p Lakehead
Charolais 148p Townhead
Limousin 149p, 146p High Glen Triplock, 141p Greenhead
Simmental £142p Druidhall
Montbelliard 144p Upper Portrack
Bulls Limousin 133p Newbiggin, 126p Shangan

803 Prime Lambs – selling to a top of 213p for a pen of Beltex Lambs they made £100 selling to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. Overall average was 191.7p.

Top prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 208p ave 194.8p
Suffolk £74 Palaceknowe
Texel £76.50, £75 (x2) East Kirkcarsewell, £75 Philgowan, £74.50 Drum
Charollais £62 Dabbins

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 200p ave 190.8p
Beltex £90 Nether Dargavel
Suffolk £82 Palaceknowe, £80.20 Bush, £79.60 Drumburn, £79.20 Abune the Brae
Texel £85.20 Midtown, £83 Lennox Plunton, £81.20 Corriehills, £81, £80.80 Eastside
Charollais £80 Dabbins
Half Bred £78 Corriehills
Berrichon £79.80 Glendarroch
Cross £75 Marr

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 213p ave 197p
Texel £85.20 Drumburn
Beltex £100 Nether Dargavel
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1Kg + over)
Suffolk £90 Abune the Brae
Zwartble £90 Glendarroch

717 Cast Ewes & Rams forward
Largest show of the new season and trade remains very firm for all classes

Top Prices
Heavy Ewes
Texel £140.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £137.50 Kingside, £133.50 Cottage, £129.50 Newmains
Leicester £110.50 Marr, £89.50, £73.50 Kingside
Half Bred £106.50 Kingside
Cross £95.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £94.50 Newmains, £94.50, £93.50, £92.50 Woodcroft, £93.50 Marr
NCC £93.50 Kingside
Suffolk £94.50 Woodcroft
Berrichon £84.50 Newark

Light Ewes
Cheviot £66.50, £40.50 Rigg Villa
Blackface £79.50 Belridding, £75.50 Cowcorse Cott, £74.50 Hall of Drumpark, £73.50 Midlock

Berrichon £122.50 Newark
Texel £114.50 Thwaite Cott, £92.50 Hall of Drumpark
Leicester £115.50 Hall of Drumpark
Blackface £78.50 Hall of Drumpark

Heavy Ewes averaged £91.63
Light Ewes averaged £56.89

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