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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries On Wednesday 21st March 2012.

23 Prime Cattle – Trade looked sharper. Greater numbers of butchers and commercial spec cattle required.
Sale average 209.1p or (373.4P D/W at 56%)
Lightweight Heifers Limousin to 222.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to Border Meats Lockerbie, 217.5p Kenmuir, Ardwall to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 215.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Heavyweight Heifers Limousin to 217.5p, 216.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill both to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 212.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1336.20 Marwhirn
Bullocks Limousin to 219.5p from D & E Lockhart, Fauldingcleugh to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1548.75 Rigghead Collin

36 OTM Cattle – Tighter numbers presented to a larger ringside of buyers. Trade still improving for all classes
Cows Holstein Friesian to £1143.95
Charolais £1122.30 Highlaw
Limousin £1042.50 Lairdlaugh
Angus £993.25 Lairdlaugh
Bullocks Holstein to £1097.40 Auchencrieff
Per kilo cows
Limousin 145p Lairdlaugh, 142p Porterstown
Angus 143p Marwhirn, 159p Lairdlaugh
Holstein Friesian 137p Highlaw, 131p Lakehead, 132p Kirkland
Bullocks Holstein 177p, 163p, 162p Auchencrieff

1636 Prime Hoggs

Included in the sale were 21 pens of Cheviot hoggs for the Annual Prize show & Sale on behalf of the Cheviot Sheep Society. The Judge Mr C Anderson awarded the Championship to Messrs A Reid & Co, Glendearg, Eskdalemuir for a pen scaling 45Kg and selling for £104 to the Judge. The Reserve award went to Messrs JT Fleming & Son, Falnash, Teviothead. Results of other classes.

Champion pen of Cheviot hoggs
(right to left) W Brown (Sponsor), C Anderson (Judge), A Reid, N Douglas
Cheviot hoggs

Class 1 – Cheviot Hoggs under 36Kg
1st – RJ Menzies & Co, Chanlockfoot
2nd – M Stewart, Tushielaw
3rd – A Reid & Co, Glendearg

Class 2 – Cheviot Hoggs 36.1-41Kg
1st – JT Fleming & Son, Falnash
2nd – Bridgewater & Wood, Potholm
3rd – RJ Menzies & Co, Chanlockfoot

Class 3 – Cheviot Hoggs 41.1Kg + over
1st – A Reid & Co, Glendearg
2nd – IHG Warden, Skelfhill
3rd – IHG Warden, Skelfhill

All classes of hoggs met a sound trade with 38-42Kg quality sorts scarce of requirements. Top price per Kg was 242p for an outstanding pen of Cheviots from RJ Menzies & Co, Chanlockfoot. Overall sale average was 210.8p.
Top prices
Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 242p ave 217.5p
Cheviot £75, £73 Chanlockfoot, £70.50 Glendearg
Cross £62.80 Corsencon, £62.50 Merkland
Blackface £64, £59 Airyhemming, £64, £59 Dalhanna, £63.20 Dalpeddar
Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 238p ave 213.2p
Texel £93 Cleughbrae, £83 West Skelston, £78 Dalhanna
Cheviot £90.50 Upper Portrack, £88.50 Cleughbrae, £87.50 Potholm, £84.50 Whitecroft Mains
Blackface £78 Riggheads, £75.50 Nether Barr, £74.50 Maxwelltown
Suffolk £77 Springfield
Half Bred £77.50, £72.50 Marwhirn
Cross £75.50, £70 Marwhirn
Swale £75.50 Nether Barr
Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 238p ave 213p
Cheviot £104 Glendearg, £96.50 Auchencrieff, £95 Falnash
Texel £95.80 Little Culmains, £95.50 Cleughbrae, £93 Upper Portrack
Suffolk £95 Cleughbrae, £94 Cumleys, £93.50 West Skelston
Charollais £92.50 Blindburn
Cross £89 Blindburn, £81.50 Corsencon, £80.20 Nether Barr
Berrichon £86.50 Glendarroch
Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 201p ave 192p
Suffolk £94.50 (x2) Lanarkland, £92 West Skelston, £92, £91.50 Townhead
Cheviot £97 Auchencrieff, £92.50 Blackwood ridge house, £92 Sklefhill, £92 Potholm
Texel £100.50 Cleughbrae, £93.50, £93 East Raffles, £92.50 (x2) Lanarkland
Leicester £90 Drumbuie
Blackface £81 Marbrack

283 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – more fleshed ewes forward. Lighter ewes looked dearer on the week.
Suffolk £129.50 Bush, £118.50 Low Kirkbride, £98.50 Townhead
Texel £127.540 Woodcroft, £123.50 Little Culmain, £120.50 Bankswood, £120 north Cow Shaw
Half Bred £108.50 Cumleys
Mule £108.50 Low Kirkbride, £105.50 Bush, £97.50 Glenlaugh
Leicester £95.50 Corsencon
Lleyn £80.50 Upper Locharwoods, £78.50 Maxwelltown
Berrichon £86.50 Newark
Blackface £82.50 Glenmanna, £79.50 Corsencon, £72.50 Drumbuie, £71.50 Drumlanrig Mains
Cheviot £78.50 Glenjaan
Jacob £77.50 Low Kirkbride
Rams Cheviot £93.50 Glenjaan
Texel £109.50 Bankswood
Leicester £115.50 Tower
Blackface £77.50 Maxwelltown

Overall Heavy Ewe average £100.50
Overall Light Ewe average £64.70

corresponding week 2011 sale report

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