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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 24th April 2013.

37 Prime Cattle – Plainer offering forward, Best quality scarcer and in demand.

Limousin to 256.5p from J & J Campbell, Dinnans to Border Meats Lockerbie, 251.5p (x2) Gardrum, Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan and Mogerley Butchers Dumfries, 247.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 246.5p Dinnans, Whithorn to M/S Whannel Shotts, 242.5p Dinnans, Whithorn to JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart.
British Blue to 246.5p to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1459.38 Upper Tinwald

9 Prime Bulls – all Dairy Bred
Holstein to 157.5p Porterstown
Top Gross Bull £1054.63 Smallholmburn

91 OTM Cattle – More ringside buyers in attendance. Meated cows met keen competition, feeding cows also sharper

Principal prices
Per Head
Simmental to £1692.90 Palaceknowe, £1377.60 Culnoag
Limousin to £1391.20 Dinnans, £1173.95 Burncroft
Angus to £1312.15 Martingirth, £1271.40 Palaceknowe
Hereford to £1001.10 Woodcroft
Holstein Friesian to £1210.75 Byreholm, £1185.35 Kerricks, £1178.10 Todholes, £1140 Inglestone, £1131.90 Hotts

Per Kilo
Simmental to 224p Culnoag, 170p Cormaddie
Limousin to 222p Burncroft, 188p Dinnans
Angus to 163p Martingirth, 163p Palaceknowe
Saler to 155p Woodcroft
Holstein Friesian to 190p Inglestone, 167p Netherwood, 167p Guillyhill, 157p Rockhallhead, 153p Todholes

707 Prime Sheep forward – well fleshed hoggs met a sharper trade mixed offering averaged 197.9p

Per Head
Texel to £106.50 Meikleholm, £102.50 Auchengray
Suffolk to £106, £92.50 Lanarkland
Blackface to £93 Meikleholm, £84 Rigghead
Cheviot to £93.50 Upper Portrack

Per Kilo
Texel to 247p Meikleholm
Cheviot to 238p Upper Portrack
Suffolk to 218p Auchengray
Blackface to 216p Meikleholm

200 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade Steadier
Texel to £111.50 Nether Dargavel, £95.50 Lanarkland
Suffolk to £106.50 Dempsterton
Mule to £93.50 Druidhall, £92.50 Barnbackle
Cheviot to £80.50 Gillesbie

Heavy Ewes averaged £68.32
Light Ewes averaged £43.15

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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