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

52 Prime Cattle – Trade improved with buyers actively seeking to purchase greater numbers of all classes. Sale average 201.9p or (360.6p at 56%)

Lightweight Bullocks
British Blue to 216.5p from D & E Lockhart Fauldingcleugh to M/S Hall Smithfield
Limousin to 214.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 210.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Border Meats Lockerbie

Heavyweight Bullocks
Limousin to 213.5p from D & E Lockhart Fauldingcleugh to C Anderson, 212.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to C Anderson, 209.5p Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to C Anderson, 208.5p (x2) Fauldingcleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming both to Scotbeef Ltd
Top Gross Bullock £1487.50 Waterside
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 216.5p and 212.5p from J & L Craik Waterside both to J Scott Meats (paisley) Ltd, 214.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 215.5p from J Retson & Son Gardrum to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 214.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie
British Blue to 210.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to M/S Hall Smithfield
Top Gross Heifer £1285.63 Waterside

136 OTM Cattle – Trade remains good all buyers active for all classes

Cows per head
Limousin £1247.85 Waterside, £1212.45, £1172.50 Conheath, £1141 Waterside
Stabiliser £1288.85, £1080.25 South Mains
Holstein £1006.25, £924.35, £922.25 Conheath
Angus £928.20 Greenbank, £919.80 High Glenjorrie
Simmental £902.70 Drumjargon

Stock Bulls per head
Simmental £1469.65 Drumjargon, £1323 Kirkbride
Charolais £1392.30 Blairshinnoch

Bullocks Charolais £1416.80 Marwhirn
Angus £1157.30 Greenbeck

Cows per kilo
Limousin 177p, 175p Conheath, 177p, 163p, 155p Waterside
Simmental 154p Gillesbie, 153p Drumjargon, 151p Balannan
Stabiliser 173p, 149p South Mains
Holstein 141p Mid Bishopton, 141p, 136p Baltersan, 133p Conheath, 127p Mouswald Banks, 125p Millisle
Angus £137p Crairieknowe, 128p Tregallon, 126p High Glenjorrie
Hereford 131p Park

Stock Bulls per kilo
Simmental 133p Drumjargon, 126p Kirkbride
Charolais 119p Blairshinnoch

Bullocks per kilo Charolais 184p Marwhirn
Angus 163p Greenbank

1364 Prime Lambs – a mixed show for quality light lambs and export types sold particularly well. Top price per Kg was 195p for Texel Crosses from Mr R Paterson Over Abington. Top price per head was £90.50 from Kidston Texels , Overall average was 172.8p the trade similar to last week. Top prices

Light Lambs (25.5-32Kg) Top 177p av 174.8p
Highland £54.80 BQ Farms, £54.80 Auchenbrack Estate
Blackface £52.50 Upper Barr

Standard Lambs (32.1-39Kg) Top 195p av 182.4p
Suffolk £70 Springfield Hill, £69 Margaret Drive, £65.50 Marwhirn
Texel £74.80 Riggheads, £74.20 Laneside, £73 Kirkhill, £72 Over Abington
Highland £67.50, £67, £66.80 BQ Farm
Herdwick £69 Margaret Drive
Blackface £66 Netherhall, £65.50, £63.50 Upper Barr, £60.80 Sweetshawhead
Cross £64.50 Maxwelltown, £63.50 Over Abington
NCC £68, £67 Archwood
Beltex £69.20 Little Fenwick

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 187p av 171.4p
Suffolk £75.50, £73 Longbeoch, £75 Springfieldhill, £73.50 Netherhall
Cheviot £69.50 Glenjaan
Texel £78 Cresswell Hill, £76.50 Newbigging, £76.50 Fardingwell, £76.20 East Polquhirter
Lleyn £74.50 Whitcastles, £74 (x2) Laneside
Charollais £75.50 Eastside
Chev/Mule £72.50, £70.50 Archbank, £70.50 Outertown
Blackface £70 tower, £67.50 Kidston
Highland £66.80 BQ Farms
Half Bred £66.50 Marwhirn
Cross £68.50 Longbeoch, £68 Tower, £66.50 Dalpeddar

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52Kg) Top 174p ave 160.8p
Suffolk £81.50 Netherhall, £80, £79.50 Longbeoch, £79 Blaebeck
Texel £79 Longbeoch, £78.50 Little Fenwick, £78 Eastside, £77.50 Kirkhill
Charollais £78 Eastside
Chev Mule £75.50 Archbank
Beltex £78.50 Little Fenwick
Blackface £73.80 Nunnerie, £73.50 Craigdarroch
Zwartble £80 Maxwelltown
Super Heavy Lambs (52.1Kg + over)
Texel £90.50 N Kidstons

842 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – all types look slightly sharper
Texel £132.50, £115 Glengeith, £118.50 Nether Kidston, £98.50 Bankswood
Cross £82.50 Leithenhall, £75.580 Kirkhill, £74.80 Muircleugh, £73.50 Foregirth, Martingirth & Newbridge
NCC £88.50, £86.50, £83 Gillesbie, £78.50 West Roucan
Suffolk £81.50 West Roucan, £71.50 Kirkhill
Charollais £75.50 Hillhead
Blackface £71 West Roucan, £63 Abune the Brae, £61.50 Southmains, £59.50 Nether Kidston
Lleyn £58.50 Laneside, £55.50 Newbridge
Rams Texel £104.50 Nether Kidston
Cheviot £91.50 Glenjaan, £70.50 West Roucan
Blackface £82.50 Mitchellslacks
Overall average Heavy Ewes £78.43
Overall average Light Ewes £47.18

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