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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th May 2012.

34 Prime Cattle – Trade slightly easier Sale average 201.9p or (360.5p at 56% D/W)

Bullocks Limousin to 225.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 213.5p Faulding Cleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Border Meats Lockerbie, 212.5p Faulding Cleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Bullock £1491.43 No 4 Howes

Heifers Limousin to 213.5p from R Huston, Branetrigg to Border Meats Lockerbie, 211.5p Outertown Annan to Border Meats Lockerbie, 209.5p Outertown Annan to John Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd
Top Gross Heifer £1246.53 Outertown

45 OTM Cattle – Trade steady
Bull Simmental to £1653 Corbelly Hill
Charolais £1240.80 Gairloch, £1138.80 Shawfield
Montbelliard £1014.70 Gillespie
Limousin £961.95 Craignarget, £949.75 Horseholm
Angus £990.85 Craignarget, £945.30 Cormaddie
Holstein £1010.80 Upper Barr, £939.80 Park

Per kilo
Bull Simmental 145p Corbelly Hill
Charolais 146p Shawfield, 141p Gairloch
Angus 145p Horseholm, 137p Cormaddie
Limousin 141p Greenfield, 135p Horseholm
Montbelliard 139p Gillespie
Holstein 133p Upper Barr, 127p Park

24 Spring Lambs – New Season Lambs sold to a top of £96.50 for Suffolk Crosses from North Cowshaw & Texel Crosses selling £94 from Cleughbrae.

507 Prime Hoggs sold to a top of 219p for a Beltex X from JA McGarva, Horseclose also made the top hogg price of £94.50. Overall average 178.8p

Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 195p ave 182p
Cross £56.50 Margaret Drive
Blackface £50 Hall of Drumpark

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 219p ave 192.2p
Beltex £81 Horseclose, £75.50 Nether Garrel
Texel £76 Riggheads, £69 Hall of Drumpark
NCC £72 Glendarroch
Blackface £71.80 Newmains, £71.50 Birkshaw, £70.50 Barclosh
Suffolk £69.20 Glenjaan
Cross £67.80 Hall of Drumpark

Medium Hoggs (39.1 – 45.5Kg) Top 185p ave 174p
Texel £83 Rigghead, £78 Hall of Drumpark, £76 Valmar
NCC £82 Edingham
Blackface £77, £74 (x3) Newmains, £75 Meikleholm
Suffolk£76.50 Swyre, £73 Margaret Drive
Cross £74 Hillbank
Jacob £70.50 Barclosh

Heavy Hoggs (46Kh + over) Top 170p ave 158p
Beltex £94.50 Horseclose
Suffolk £91.80 Townhead, £89 Swyre
Blackface £82.50 Swyre, £77 (x2) Meikleholm
Texel £81.50 Hillbank, £78 Rigghead
Cross £75.50 Rigghead
Cheviot £73.60 Rigghead

184 Cast Ewes & Rams sold slightly cheaper on previous weeks
Texel £114.50, £109.50 Dressertland, £103.50 Shancastle
Zwartble £106.50 Riggheads
Suffolk £96.50 Townhead
Cross £94.50 Kirkhill, £91.50 Dressertland
NCC £90 Coilsholm
Blackface £67.50 Meikleholm, £64.50 Burnhead
Cheviot £63.50 Glenjaan

Suffolk £77.50 Ashtree
Cheviot £91.50 Glenjaan
Texel £90.50 Margaret Drive
Heavy Ewes averaged £92.50
Light Ewes averaged £63.50

corresponding week 2011 sale report

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