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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 17th April 2013.

Small mixed offering of Prime Cattle maintained recent rates and more of all classes are sought weekly.
Sale average 234.6p or (418.9p at 56% D/W)

British Blue to 243.5p from J Jardine, Yett to Border Meats Lockerbie. Limousin to 242.5p (x2) Balgrayhill Lockerbie to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan and Mogerley Butchers Dumfries, 240.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1430.45 Outertown

Charolais to 239.5p from I Nelson Outertown to Border Meats Lockerbie. Top Gross Bullock £1621.50 Outertown

40 OTM Cattle – Trade firm for all types
Per Head Cows
Angus to £1215.55 Outertown
Charolais to £1185.35 Cocklicks
Limousin to £1128.50 Gairloch
Holstein Friesian to £1202.35 Rue, £1201.25 Netherwood

Per Kilo Cows
Limousin to 171p Gairloch, 170p Cocklicks
Angus to 161p Outertown
British Blue to 160p Cleughbrae
Charolais to 157p Cocklicks
Holstein Friesian to 155p Netherwood, 145p Rue, 144p Slacks, 143p Hargrove, 141p Kirktonfield

471 Prime Hoggs – Very Mixed offering forward with best meated hoggs maintaining a firm demand
Hoggs to 253p averaged 186.8p and £110.50

Per Head
Texel to £110.50, £103.50 Meikleholm
NCC to £98.50 Cleughbrae
Suffolk to £96.50 Annefield
Hill Cheviot to £91.50 Upper Portrack
Blackface to £87.50 Meikleholm

Per Kilo
Beltex to 253p Upper Portrack
Cheviot to 213p Upper Portrack
Texel to 210p Castlehill
NCC to 210p Cleughbrae
Blackface to 200p Birkshaw

203 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade steady
Texel to £107.50 Castlehill
Charollais to £106.50 Loaningfoot
Suffolk to £103.50 Annefield
Mule to £100.50 Cleughbrae
Cheviot to £96.50 Barshill
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £75.06
Overall Light Ewe averaged £52.07

corresponding week 2012 sale report

Dumfries Mart, Huntingdon Road, Dumfries DG1 1NF Tel : 01387 279495
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