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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 4th July 2012.

34 Prime Cattle – Trade steadier more commercial types on offer
(Sale average 203.4p or 363.2p at 56% D/W)
Limousin to 223.5p from Kenmuir Farmers Ardwall to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 219.5p Faulding Cleugh Kirkpatrick Fleming to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 218.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1431.75 Raeburnfoot

British Blue to 214.5p from P Webb, West Tareglin to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1276.13 Marwhirn
2 Prime Bulls Limousin to 190p Faulding Cleugh, 170.5p Nether Barr

60 OTM Cattle – Trade Firm
Per Head Cows
Angus £1246.20 Gillesbie, £1122.55 No 2 Tregallon
Limousin £1139.60 Rigghead, £1101.10 Mosside
Shorthorn £1203.30 Gillesbie
Simmental £1087.80 Meikleholm, £1086.30 Rigghead
Hereford £1115.40 Gillesbie
Holstein £897 New Farm, £874 Mouswald Banks

Per Kilo Cows
Shorthorn 191p Gillesbie
Angus 186p Gillesbie, 161p Upper Rigg
Limousin 181p Mosside, 167p Kirkbride
Hereford 169p, 164p Gillesbie
Holstein 141p New Farm, 130p Tregallon

365 Prime Lambs – In keeping with the national trend lambs were easier to average 182.8p
Texel Lambs to 203p Ampherlaw, 195p Newlands
Suffolk Lambs to 192p Philgowan, 191p Ampherlaw

Per Head Texel £83 Philgowan, £79.50 Kerricks
Suffolk £77.50 Newlands, £76.50 Bush

200 Cast Ewes & Rams were easily sold less demand for over fat ewes.
Texel £113.50 High Cairn, £105.50 Drumcruilton, £103.50 Newmains
Suffolk £98.50 Philgowan, £92.50 Newlands
Cross £83.50 Blindburn, £80.50 Newmains, £76.50 Crairieknowe, £76.50 High Cairn
Blackface £72.80, £71.50, £69, £66.50 Blindburn, £56 High Cairn
Cheviot £60.50 Newlands

Rams Texel £163.50 Maryfield, £140 Kerricks
Suffolk £155.50, £131.50 High Cairn
Overall Light Ewe averaged £68.50
Overall Heavy Ewe averaged £88.50

corresponding week 2011 sale report

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