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

32 Prime Cattle – Plenty of demand for all classes
Heifers Limousin to 253.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to C Anderson, 251.5p Yett, Johnstone Bridge to Border Meats Lockerbie, 250p Gardrum Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 248.5p Birkshaw Auldgirth to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas
Top gross Heifer £1473.83 Skipmyre

Bullocks Limousin to 246.5p Upper Tinwald. Dumfries to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 245.5p Kirkland, Whauphill to M/S Mogerley Butchers Dumfries, 244.5p Yett Johnstone Bridge to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Bullock £1624.25 Marwhirn

33 OTM Cattle – Far short of requirements trade remains firm
Per Head
Holstein Friesian to £1205.40 Smallholmburn, £1100.40 Guillyhill
Limousin to £1113.50 Kirkland of Longcastle, £1078.70 Park
Angus to £1002.15 Grove, £937.65 Marwhirn

Per Kilo
Limousin to 170p Kirkland of Longcastle, 161p Park
Angus to 153p Grove, 152p Rashgill
Blonde to 157p Maryfield
Holstein Friesian to 147p Smallholmburn, 131p Guillyhill

843 Prime Lambs & Ewes
479 Prime Lambs – Trade better than expected. Greater numbers of all classes required. Sale average 229.4p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 228.6p to 248p
Texel to £93.50 Drumburn, £91.50 Martingirth, £90 Longbeoch
Suffolk to £91 Clonrae, £90 Longbeoch, £90 Barony

Lambs 39.1 to 45.5Kg ave 229.8 to 240p
Texel £103.50 Bankhead of Tinwald, £102.50 Cocklicks, £98.50 Whitecroft
Suffolk £100.50 Cocklicks, £99 Palaceknowe, £98.50 Shawhill

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 218.9p to 227p
Texel to £106.50 Barony, £100 Shawhill
Suffolk to £105 Meikleholm, £100 Bankhead

364 Cast Ewes – A poorer show of ewes were forward with good quality ewes still selling well.
Top Prices
Texel to £103.50 Bankhead of Tinwald & Meikleholm, 395.50 Corbelly Hill
Leicester to £83.50 Ardoch
Suffolk £82.50 Struanlee
Mule to £76.50 Upper Tinwald, £74.50 Carsegowan
NCC to £69.50 Marwhirn & Easthill
Blackface to £65.50 Inglestone, £59.50 Merkland

Blackface to £83.50 Glenwhargen
Leicester to £88.50 Ardoch
Heavy Ewes averaged £66.69
Light Ewes averaged £49.58

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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