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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 12th June 2013.

45 Prime Cattle – All classes sought after.
Heifers. British Blue 256.5p M/s R. Neill, Upper Tinwald to C Anderson
Limousin to 250.5p, 244.5p Waterside, Haugh of Urr to Border Meats
243.5p (x2) Yett, Johnstone Bridge to Grierson Bros, Butchers, Castle Douglas
Top Gross Heifer £1423.58 Upper Tinwald.
Bullocks. Limousin 254.5p, 252.5p, 251.5p J & L Craik, Waterside to C Anderson
250.5p Faulding Cleugh, Kirkpatrick Fleming to M/s Mogerley, Butchers, Dumfries
Top gross bullock £1718.50 Waterside

36 OTM Cattle – Tighter numbers. Trade remains firm.
Per Head
Simmental to £1502.85 Drumcruilton
Limousin to £1297.20, £1239 Laneside
Angus to £964.25 Harwood
Hereford to £965.85 Harwood
Holstein Friesian to £930.15 Barwinnock

Per Kilo
Limousin to 184p, 177p Laneside
British Blue to 171p Harwood
Angus to 163p, 1`57p Glenstockdale
Holstein Friesian to 113p Conheath

458 Prime sheep forward

103 Spring Lambs forward – trade easier as with other centres to average 231.2p/kg Texels to 253p/kg Kilncroft and £106 Cleughbrae
Suffolk Crosses to 248p/k Cleughbrae and £100 Upper Tinwald.

127 Prime Hoggs – Meat wanted to average 169.6p/kg
Texel to 180p/kg Rigghead and £90.50 Carswadda
Blackfaces to 178p/kg Inglestone and £87.50 Troloss

228 Cast ewes and rams
The usual ring of buyers present with ewes looking a good trade and tups being very dear, more required.

Top prices
Texel £124.50 Nether Locharwoods, £109.50 Glenlaugh
Blackface £94.50 Troloss.

Texel £103.5p, £98.50 Craigeland Hill, £95.50 Glenlaugh
Suffolk £97.50 Palaceknowe, £88.50 Merrick
Mule £75.50 Carsewadda, £72.50 West Skelston
North Country Cheviot £55.50, £53.50 Nether Gribton
Blackface £41.40 Nether Gribton, £40.50 Glenlaugh

Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £65.24
Overall Light Ewes averaged £38.45

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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