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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th September 2013.

Small Show of Prime Cattle were short of Requirements.
Limousin to 263.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to M/S Whannel, Shotts
Top Gross Heifer £1646.88 Upper Tinwald

British Blue to 238.5p from A & J Wilson Archwood to Border Meats Lockerbie.
Top Gross Bullock £1562.18 Archwood

70 OTM Cattle – More leaner cows forward
Per Head
Simmental to £1219.30 Millhill
Charolais to £1111.50 Gairloch
Limousin to £1016.80 Birkshaw
British Blue to £1159.10 Gatehouse
Hereford to £941.85 Grove
Holstein to £998.25 Inglestone

Per Kilo
British Blue to 173p Gatehouse
Charolais to 171p Gairloch
Hereford to 161p Grove
Limousin to 158p Grove
Angus to 151p Meikle Barncleugh
Holstein to 123p Kerricks

1558 Prime Sheep forward
1000 Prime Lambs; Trade in keeping with all national trend was easier. Out of Spec Lambs (Lean and Heavy) were harder to cash with averages at 162.1p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 160.7p to 183p Roshglen
Texel to £71.50 Roshglen
Suffolk to £68.50 Barony
Mule to £61 Foregirth

Lambs 39.1 to 45.5Kg ave 163p to 187p Arnmannoch
Beltex to £77 Lawesknowe
Texel to £75 Craighead
Suffolk to £71 Kirkbride
Mule to £70 Foregirth

Lambs 45.6 – 52Kg ave 158.4p to 177p East Polquhirter
Texel to £81.50 East Polquhirter
Suffolk to £77 Bush

558 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward, in line with all centres ewes were harder to cash with Blackface Ewes selling to ready demand.

Top prices
Texel to £83.50 Castlehill, £81.50 Upper Tinwald
Suffolk to £80 New Farm
Leicester to £79.50 Macqueston
Cross to £60.50 Rashgill, £58.50 New Farm
NCC to £50.50 Dalhanna
Cheviot to £48.50 Castlehill, £43.50 Castle Crawford, £43.50 Dalhanna
Blackface to £43.50 Lawesknowe, £38.50 Macqueston

Heavy Ewes averaged 54.60
Light Ewes averaged £31.90

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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