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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 12th October 2011.

42 Prime Cattle – Trade maintained recent rates. Sale average 192.5p or (343.8p @ 56%D/W)
Limousin to 216.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to M/S Hall, Smithfield, 211.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to PR Duff & Son Wishaw, 211.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Border Meats Lockerbie, 208.5p Faulding Cleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to M/S Hall Smithfield, 207.5p Fauldingcleugh to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 204.5p Gillrigg Lockerbie to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 204.5p Gillrigg Lockerbie to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 204.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Charolais 200.5p Marwhirn Moniaive to M/S McGimpsey
Top Gross Bullock £1413.75 Marwhirn

Limousin to 214.5p from M/S Hogg Raeburnfoot to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 212.5p Raeburnfoot Gretna to M/S Hall Smithfield, 200.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to M/S Hall Smithfield
Charolais to 205.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to PR Duff & Son Wishaw, 200.5p Raeburnfoot Gretna to M/S McGimpsey
Top Gross Heifer £1263.15 Raeburnfoot

Holstein to 145.5p Becton Hall
Limousin to 162.5p Becton Hall
Top Gross Bull £1031.88 Becton Hall

76 OTM Cattle – Trade good for all classes
Per head cows
Blonde £1310.40, £984.90 Maryfield
Angus £1092.75 Hazliebrae, £990.60 Kirkbride, £986.85 Newland
Simmental £1054, £1033.20 Tregallon, £990.15 Buittle Mains
Holstein £1056, £1026.60 Baltier, £1008.15 Lakehead, £996.95 Outmains, £953.25 Barndennoch, £947.70 Becton Hall
Limousin £962.50 Tregallon, £917.60 Grove
Bull Holstein £1018.40 Baltier

Per kilo cows
Blonde 168p, 147p Maryfield
Simmental 161p, 147p (x2) Buittle Mains, 139p Lochbank
Limousin 148p Grove, 137p, 133p Nether Barr
Angus 141p Hazelbrae, 129p (x2) Newlands, 129p Hazliebrae
Holstein 141p Lakehead, 133p Hillhead, 132p Baltier, 127p Outmains
Bull Holstein 134p Baltier

1167 Prime Lambs forward – lambs dearer on the week by £5 per head especially good export lambs. Top price per kilo was 188p for Texel Crosses from Messrs G Hill & Co, Drumcruilton and also from Messrs Linn & Ford, The Ford, Tynron. Top price per head was £83.50 for Texel Crosses from Messrs JC Gilroy, East Kirkcarsewell. Overall average was 172.8p

Top prices
Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 188p av 177.6p
Texel £73.50, £72.50 Ford, £73 Bogue, £73 Margaret Drive, £72 Townpark
Suffolk £72.50 Ford, £70 Marwhirn
Lleyn £69 Bennan, £64.50 Laneside
Cross £65.80 Breconside, £63.20 Merkland
Half Bred £65.50 Drumlanrig Park
Blackface £64 Mitchellslacks, £62.50 Merkland, £62.50, £61.50 Breconside
Herdwick £60.50 Margaret Drive
Cheviot £59.50 Glenwhargen

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 188p av 172.1p
Texel £80.80, £80.20, £80 (x2) Drumcruilton, £79.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £77.20 Nether Locharwoods
Charollais £80 Shangan
Suffolk £76.50 Marwhirn, £76.50 Shangan, £74.50 Barnbarroch, £74 Lawesknowe
Berrichon £75.20 Glendarroch
Cross £73 (x2) Kirkton of Crawford, £72.50 Guelt, £72 Dalpeddar, £70.50 Hall
Lleyn £72.80, £72.50 Bennan
Blackface £65.50 Guelt, £65.50 East Polquhirter
Half Bred £65.50 Marwhirn

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 167p av 160.2p
Suffolk £79.50 Longbeoch, £78.50 Marwhirn, £76 Abune the Brae
Texel £77.50 East Polquhirter, £76.50 Maxwelltown, £76 Barndarroch
Cross £71.50, £70 Dalpeddar
Blackface £70.50 Maxwelltown
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1+over)
Texel £83.50 East Kirkcarsewell

Smaller show of 512 Cast Ewes & Rams forward

Principal Prices
Texel £91.50 Laneside, £88 Drumlanrig, £87 Newbank, £85.50 Shangan
Suffolk £88.50 Hillhead, £87.50 Shangan, £84 New Farm
Charollais £86.50 Hillhead, £82.50 West Roucan
Half Bred £80 Marwhirn
Cross £76.50, £73.50 West Roucan, £72.50 Newbank, £71 Shangan
NCC £69.50 Newbank, £51.50 Marwhirn
Cheviot £58.50, £49.50, £48.50 Glenlochar
Lleyn £54.50 Laneside
Blackface £57 Murthat, £53.50 Craigmuie, £50 Bogue

Prime Rams Texel £105.50 East Kirkcarsewell
Overall Light Ewes average £44.63
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £73.42
Overall Ram average £98.40

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