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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 16th October 2013.

34 Prime Cattle – Mixed offering forward – Trade firm more quality sorts forward.
Limousin to 263.5p from R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 256.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to M/S JD Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 244.5p Pumplaburn, Wamphray to Border Meats Lockerbie. Top Gross Heifer £1513.35 Upper Tinwald

Angus to 237.5p from W Dunlop & Son, Woodhead to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas. Top Price Bullock £1682.65 Marwhirn

59 OTM Cattle – Meated cows very scarce
Per Head
Angus to £1478.40 Woodhead, £1464.15 Garloff
Limousin to £1185.60 Pumplaburn
Simmental to £856 Phernside
Holstein to £888 Kerricks

Per Kilo
Limousin to 228p Pumplaburn
Angus to 227p Woodhead
Galloway to 113p Dalswinton
Holstein to 121p Barony, 120p Kerricks

1490 Prime Lambs and Cast Ewes
Best Lambs keenly sought. Sale average 172.9p
Lambs 32.1 to 39Kg ave 17.5p to 188p Bogue
Texel £71.50 Bogue, £69.50 Burnhead
Suffolk £66.50 High Cairn, £67 Third
Blackface £55 Guelt

Lambs 39.1 to 45.5Kg ave 173.9p to 209p Bush
Beltex £90 Bush, £87 Woodcroft
Texel to £87 Newmains, £87 Woodcroft
Suffolk to £76.50 Newmains, £75 Lanarkland
Charollais to £80 Newmains, £76 East Polquhirter
Mule to £66.50 Guelt, £64 Lawesknowe

Lambs 45.6 to 52Kg ave 167.6p to 170p Bush
Texel £85 Bush, £80 Barsalloch
Suffolk £82.50 Newmains, £80 Woodcroft
Charollais £77.50 Newmains, £75 Riggheads

A smaller show of 396 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – Ewes seen a steadier Trade
Top Prices
Suffolk to £75.50 Palaceknowe
Mule to £62.50 Kenmure
Leicester to £75.50 Cairnhall
Blackface to £33.50 Guelt
Blackface to £43.50 Longbeoch

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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