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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 10th April 2013.

39 Prime Cattle – Trade remains good for a plainer offering forward
Sale average 230.1p or (411p D/W @ 56%)

Limousin to 245.5p from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgrayhill to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 243.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 242.5p Balgrayhill Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie. British Blue to 240.5p Dinnans Whithorn to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 237.5p Dinnans to J Hall & Son Butchers Kirkcudbright
Top gross Heifer £1526.60 Balgrayhill

Aberdeen Angus to 231.5p from D Wilson & Son, Marwhirn to M/S Mogerley Butchers Dumfries. Limousin to 230.5p Outertown Annan to C Anderson
Charolais to 230.5p Marwhirn, Moniaive to C Anderson
Top gross Bullock £1521.30 Marwhirn

10 Prime Bulls – all dairy bred – Trade better
Holstein Friesian to 173.5p Barwinnock, 172.5p Porterstown
Top Gross Bull £1023.98 Barwinnock

75 OTM Cattle – Heavy meated cows in good demand, feeding cows also meeting a brisker trade.

Per Head
Galloway to £1367.70, £1346.55 Cutreoch
Limousin to £1242 Birkshaw, £1204 Meikleholm
Angus to £1023 Meikleholm, £994.05 Druidhall
Holstein Friesian to £1342.60, £1244.10, £1198.50 Baltier, £1170.30 Hotts, £1169.65, £1168.65, £1162.50 Baltier, £1142.10 Slacks, £1117.40 Kerricks

Per Kilo
Limousin to 207p Birkshaw, £172p Meikleholm
Angus to 165p Meikleholm, 157p Druidhall
Luing to 143p Lawesknowe
Galloway to 141p (x2) Cutreoch
Holstein Friesian to 164p Upper Moor, 155p, 151p, 149p, 147p (x2) Baltier, 148p Kerricks, 143p (x2) Hotts

743 Prime Hoggs Forward – well fleshed export weights maintained last weeks trade, big hoggs and plainer sorts slightly cheaper. Top price of 232p for North Country Cheviots from Messrs Taylor & Son, Edingham. Highest price per head £105.50 for Texel Crosses from HW Sloan, Riggheads. Overall average 195.4p

Light hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 158p ave 158p
Blackface £50.50 Inglestone

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 205p ave 190.6p
Texel £80 Broadlea Brae, £78 Carswadda, £75.50 Mount Kedar
Blackface £78.50, £76.50, £75.50 Baltier, £77 Almagill, £71 Riggheads
Suffolk £62.50 Carswadda
Lleyn £61.50 Bennan
Cross £59.50 Corsencon

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 232p ave 210.1p
NCC £104.50 Edingham, £95.50 Riggheads
Texel £93 upper Longbank, £92.50 Riggheads, £84 Almagill
Half Bred £92 Almagill
Cheviot £92.50 Riggheads
Suffolk £90 Upper Longbank
Cross £87 Riggheads
Blackface £87 Riggheads, £86.50 Baltier

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg +over) Top 224p ave 188.8p
Texel £105.50 Riggheads, £100 Almagill, £99.50 Lanarkland, £96.50 Upper Longbank
Suffolk £99 Riggheads, £93.50 Lanarkland
NCC £93.50 Almagill
Blackface £90.50 Craigdarroch, £84.50 Kirkland Farming
Cross £80.50 Kenmure

301 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – Trade sharper for all classes.

Heavy Ewes
Texel £107.50 Copewood, £97.50 Bridgestone, £96.50 Foregirth
Suffolk £104.50 Dempsterton, £100.50 Copewood, £97.50 Lanarkland
Beltex £103.50 Bridgestone, £101.50 Clonhie
Cross £95.50 Dressertland, £95.50 Dempsterton, £93.50 Bridgestone
Leicester £95.50 Macqueston

Light Ewes
Cheviot £82.50 Bridgestone, £78.50 Dressertland, £73.50 Marwhirn
Blackface £65.50 Inglestone, £65.50 Kenmure, £65 Hillbank
Lleyn £79.50 Clonhie, £66.50 Bennan

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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