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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 31st July 2013.

33 Prime Cattle – Prime cattle easier in keeping with the national trend.
Heifers Limousin to 254.5p From R Neill, Upper Tinwald to Border Meats Lockerbie, 249.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 240p Outertown Annan to M/S Mogerley Butchers Dumfries
Top Gross Heifer £1399.75 Upper Tinwald
Bullocks Limousin to 242.5p from I Nelson Outertown to Border Meats Lockerbie.
Top Gross Bullock £1563.75 Marwhirn

74 OTM Cattle – Beef Cows met similar rates whilst dairy types met a more hesitant demand.
Per Head Angus to £1157.10 Auchencrieff
Blonde to £1050.70 Maryfield
Limousin to £980.20 Hallmyre
Luing to £1012.50 Merkland
Holstein to £949.75 Kerricks
Per Kilo Limousin to 194p Hallmyre
Blonde to 158p Maryfield
Simmental to 145p Macqueston
Luing to 136p Merkland
Holstein to 145p Kerricks

1036 Prime Sheep
688 Prime Lambs forward – Trade much sharper to average 195.5p Larger numbers needed weekly to meet demand.

Lambs 32.1-39Kg to 219p Arnmannoch ave 194.3p
Texel to £81 Arnmannoch, £79 Garmartin
Suffolk to £76 Margaret Drive, £75 Barony
Mule to £65.50 Clonrae
Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg to 210p Barony ave 196.1p
Texel to £88 Bush, £88 Lochpark
Suffolk to £86.50 Hayfield, £86 Clydeside
Charolais to £80 Rigghead
Lleyn to £84 Laneside
Lambs 45.6-52Kg to 191p Mosside ave 188.1p
Suffolk to £88 Mosside, £85.50 Hayfield
Texel to £86 High Cairn, £86 Clydeside

348 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – As the Festival of Ramadam draws to a close all ewes were dearer on the week especially horned and Mule Ewes. Many more could have been sold to advantage.
Texel £84.50 Clonrae, £79.50 Hayfield
Mule £79.50, £77.50 Barony, £74.80, £74.50 Hayfield
Leicester £77.50 Clonrae
Suffolk £64.50 Hayfield, £64.50 Barony
Half Bred £66.50 Barony
Blackface £64.50, £53.50 Macqueston, £58.50 Brandleys, £55.50 Hayfield, £54.50 Whitedyke
Texel Ram £106.50 Hightownhead

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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