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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th August 2013.

39 Prime Cattle - Trade for all classes firm. More grass fed cattle on offer
Limousin to 257.5p from I Nelson, Outertown to Border Meats Lockerbie, 245.5p Upper Tinwald Dumfries to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. Charolais to 240.5p Meikle Larbrax Leswalt to Grierson Bros Butchers, Castle Douglas.
Top Gross Heifer £1389.38 Marwhirn

Limousin to 242.5p from Outertown Annan to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1592.20 Marwhirn

Prime Bulls to 211.5p for Limousin from Meikle Larbrax

Small show of 21 Cast Cows forward. Trade steady
Per Head
Limousin to £1039.50 Meikle Larbrax
Angus to £924.35 Eastside
Holstein to £969 Auchencrieff

Per Kilo
Limousin to 154p Meikle Larbrax
Angus to 139p Eastside
Holstein to 170p Auchencrieff

1476 Prime Lambs & Cast Ewes forward
1091 Prime Lambs – Trade levelled at 183p. Meated Lambs required in larger numbers

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 180.3p to 206p Shancastle
Texel to £74.50 Shancastle, £74 Bush of Craigs, £74 Eastside
Suffolk to £73 Mosside, £73 Hall, £73 Third
Mule to £64 Grove

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 183.9p to 211p Boreland
Texel to £88.50 Boreland, £81.50 Bush of Craigs, £80.50 Carswadda
Suffolk to £81.20 Upper Portrack, £80.50 Carswadda, £78 Bush of Craigs
Mule to £80.50 Grove, £80 Hall, £72 Meikle Barncleugh

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 174.6p to 180p Lanarkland
Texel to £81.50 Lanarkland, £81 Bush of Craigs, £80 Smallholm Bank

385 Cast Ewes & Rams – Hill Ewes met a better trade than expected
Texel to £90.50 Boreland, £76.50 Eastside
Half Bred to £76.50 Hartbush
Mule to £74.50 Gillfoot, £70.50 Cowcorse
Beltex to £83.50 Glenmaid
Leicester to £76.50 Marr
Blackface to £55 Guelt, £54 Knockenhair, £54 Guelt, £53.50 Corsencon, £53 Hall of Drumpark

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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