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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 22nd February 2012.

28 Prime Cattle – Trade firm. A plainer selection on offer.
Lightweight Heifers Limousin to 223.5p from J & N Beattie, Woodfield to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 206.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 206.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 214.5p from M/S R Neill, Upper Tinwald to Border Meats Lockerbie, 210.5p Woodfield Eastriggs to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 205.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie
Charolais to 210.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1336.68 Woodfield
Bullocks Limousin to 202.5p from A & WR Wilson, Newmains to Scotbeef Ltd
Top gross Bullock £1266.83 Newmains

Small show of Bulls
Holstein to 161.5p Barwinnock

80 OTM Cattle forward – Trade firm for all classes more feeding types forward
Per Head Cows
Charolais £1285.20 Oxgang
Limousin £1168.20 Conheath, £1032.75 Bellevue
Angus £918 Druidhall, £894.60 Auchencheyne
Simmental £976.50 Oxgang
Saler £957.60 Nethertown
Holstein Friesian £1165.50, £1035.40 Slacks, £1021.80 Guillielands, £1003.30 Slacks
Bull Angus £1300 Byreholm
Per kilo cows
Limousin 177p Conheath, 136p, 135p Bellevue, 135p Porterstown
Simmental 155p Oxgang
Charolais 153p Oxgang
British Blue 146p Porterstown
Angus 142p Auchencheyne, 136p Druidhall
Holstein 137p Slacks, 131p, 130p Guillielands, 127p, 126p Slacks
Bull Angus 125p Byreholm

894 Prime Hoggs – Trade for all classes easier on the week topping at 226p for Texel Crosses from Mr HW Sloan, Riggheads. Top price per head was £100 for Suffolk Crosses from Mr R Temple, Wyliehole. Overall average was 195.2p. Top prices

Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 192p ave 188.2p
Blackface £61.50 Beuchan, £57 Leithenhall, £52.50 Glenwhargen
Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 226p ave 201.6p
Texel £87.50 Over Abington, £86 Riggheads, £81 West Crossleys
Half Bred £83, £75 Marwhirn, £74 Burn
Cross £74.50 Over Abington, £70.50 Belzies
Blackface £76 Beuchan, £71.50 Fingland, £68.20 Nether Barr

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 215p ave 198.6p
NCC £90, £88 Auchencrieff
Suffolk £88 West Skelston, £87.50 Lanarkland, £87 Rigghead
Texel £88.50 Rigghead, £87.50 Third, £Dunesslin
Charollais £87 Struanlee
Half Bred £85 Marwhirn
Cheviot £84.50 Gillesbie
Blackface £78.50 Corsebank, £78 Fingland
Cross £76 Dunesslin, £75 Nether Barr

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 195p ave 175p
Suffolk £100 Wyliehole, £95.50 Lanarkland, £94.50 West Skelston
Texel £93.50 (x2) Castlehill, £90.50 Wyliehole
Blackface £90.50 Wyliehole, £90 Craigdarroch, £88 Sweetshawhead
Cross £84.50 Rigghead
Leicester £84.50 Leithenhall

358 Cast Ewes & Rams
Light ewes met a stronger trade however heavy ewes were no dearer on the week.
Texel £127.50 Castlehill, 113.50 Over Abington, £104.50 Seeside
Suffolk £112.50 Newmains
Leicester £102.50 Over Abington
Cross £98.50 Newbank, £97.50 Newmains
NCC £88 West Roucan, £80 Marwhirn
Blackface £83 Castlehill, £75.50 Sweetshawhead, £72.50 Merkland
Swale £52.50 Nether Barr

Rams Suffolk £93.50 Nether Barr
Texel £123.50 Crairieknowe, £117.50 Marwhirn, £103.50 Over Abington
Leicester £108.50 Leithenhall
Blackface £63.50 Glenmanna, £62.50 Sweetshawhead
NCC £79.50 Newbank

corresponding week 2011 sale report

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