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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 7th September 2011.

65 Prime Cattle – Quality fed cattle in short supply more grass fed on offer resulting in averages being less.

Limousin to 224.5p from J & N Beattie, Woodfield to Border Meats Lockerbie, 215.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to M/S Hall, Smithfield, 214.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Hall, Smithfield, 201.5p Nether Ernambrie to Border Meats Lockerbie, 197.5p Birkshaw Auldgirth to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Charolais to 219.5p, 200.5p North Cowshaw Lochmaben to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1415.78 North Cowshaw

Limousin to 210.5p, 200p from M Hyslop Gillrigg to PR Duff & Son Wishaw, 203.5p Gillrigg Lochmaben to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart
Galloway to 194.5p Blackhills Annan to Scotbeef Ltd
Top Gross Bullock £1431.38 Auchengray

113 OTM Cattle – Mixed offering forward trade remains firm

Per Head
Limousin £1365 Laneside, £1146.10 Shieldhill, £1114.70 Gardrum
Angus £1075.20 West Skelston, £1062.60 Conheath, £1034.35 Merkland
British Blue £1263.25 Gardrum
Simmental £1113.90 Meikleholm
Luing £1048 Merkland
Holstein £1017.456 Barndennoch, £962.50 Mid Bishopton, £962.50, £914.40 Arbrack, £904.05 Rue

Bulls Charolais £1319.50 Laneside

Per Kilo Cows
Limousin 175p Laneside, 168p West Skelston, 167p Grove, 164p Conheath
Angus 171p Balcraigmoor, 164p Druidhall
British Blue 157p, 155p Gardrum
Simmental 159p Lochbank, 158p, 145p Meikleholm
Hereford 158p Woodcroft
Devon 145p Kirkhouse
Luing 131p Merkland
Holstein 133p Barndennoch, 127p (x2) Arbrack, 125p Mid Bishopton, 125p (x2) Arbrack

Bulls Limousin 145p Laneside

1740 Prime Lambs forward – larger show forward, some lambs starting to show the effects of the weather. Trade very similar selling to a top of 186p or £83.50 for Texel Crosses from AC Austin, Woodcroft, New Abbey. Overall average was 170.2p

Top prices
Standard Lambs (25.5-32Kg) Top 168p av 165.1p
Texel £43.50 Marbrack, £35.50 Rigg Villa
Blackface £53.80 Mitchellslacks, £51.20 Marbrack, £50 Rigg Villa

Medium Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 185p av 173.8p
Suffolk £71.20 Shawhill, £65 Upper Barr, £65 Hillhead
Texel £72 Carswadda, £69.80 Upper Barr, £69.20 Shawhill, £69.20 Eastside
Cross £58.50, £53.50 Rigg Villa
Blackface £65 Guelt, £62 Ardoch, £59.50 Marbrack
Lleyn £65.80 Westhills
Beltex £62 Marbrack

Heavy Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 186p av 168.4p
Suffolk £74, £73.50 Longbeoch, £73 Cushag, £72.50 Drumcruilton
Texel £83.50 Woodcroft, £80 Kerricks, £75.60 Eastside
Beltex £83.50 Kerricks
NCC £72.20 Archwood
Half Bred £71, £68.50 Marwhirn
Blackface £70 Brandleys, £62.50 East Polquhirter
Cross £68 Dempsterton, £67 Margaret Drive, £66 Nisbet, £66 Guelt
Berrichon £72.20, £71 Glendarroch
Beltex £83.50 Kerricks

Super Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 169p av 168.3p
Texel £80.50 East Polquhirter, £79.50 Nether Locharwoods
Charollais £74.50 Dempsterton
Zwartble £77 Glendarroch

673 Cast Ewes & Rams – Similar Trade
Principal Prices
Texel £115.50 Woodcroft, £110.50, £88.50 Lammombie Mill, £96.50 Capelfoot, £88.50 Ford
Suffolk £77.50 Nisbet, £72.50 Outertown
Charollais £66.50 Hayfield
Hal Bred £80 Woodcroft
Cross £93.50 Shawhill, £77.50 Capelfoot, £77.50 Locharwoods
NCC £88.50 Archwood, £80.50 Archbank, £75 Marwhirn, £74.50 Dalhanna
Dorset £75.50 Townpark
Lleyn £68.50 Auchenbrack
Zwartble £70 Archwood
Blackface £64.50 Nisbet, £60 Auchenbrack, £57 Laughmuirside, £55.50 Marwhirn, £55 Guelt

Charollais £110 Hillhead
Texel £67.50 Ballaggan
NCC £83 Archbank

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