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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 13th November 2013.

23 Prime Cattle Forward – Trade firm for a plainer selection
Heifers Limousin to 245.5p from JK Swan & Son, Mid Locharwoods to Border Meats Lockerbie, 243.5p Mid Locharwoods to J Scott Meats Paisley Ltd. Charolais to 238.5p Outertown Annan to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas

Bullocks Limousin to 242.5p Mid Locharwoods to Border Meats Lockerbie, 238.5p Kenmuir Ardwall to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas

31 OTM Cattle – Trade better. Numbers Far short of requirements
Per Head
Limousin to £1159.20 Greenbank
Charolais to £1070 Gateslack
Angus to £933.80 Newlands
Blonde to £947.70 Castlefairn

Per Kilo
Limousin to 144p Greenbank
Angus to 134p Newlands
British Blue to 125p Glencaple
Blonde to 117p Castlefairn

1625 Prime Sheep Forward

847 Prime Lambs – Trade for all classes sharper. Export weights scarce and wanted. Sale average 175.4p

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 180.6p to 197p Hastingshall
Texel to £71.50 Hastingshall, £71 Hightownhead
Suffolk to £69.50 Ford
Mule to £64.50 Ford
Blackface to £56 Blackburn

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 175.6p to 198p Thorns
Texel to £79 Clonrae, £77.50 Longbeoch, £77 Third
Suffolk to £78 Thorns, £77 West Skelston, £76.50 Longbeoch
Mule to £73 Marwhirn, £72 East Polquhirter
Blackface to £75 Clonrae, £70 Kilmichael, £70 East Polquhirter

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 163.8p to 170p Outertown
Texel to £82.50, £82 Maryfield, £80.50 Shangan
Suffolk to £80 Dempsterton, £78.50 West Skelston
Charollais to £81.50 Shangan

778 Cast Ewes & Rams – Leaner Ewes looked sharper
Texel to £73.50 Drumcruilton
Mule to £62.50 Thorniethwaite
NCC to £58.50 Newbank
Blackface to £38 Kirkland

Texel to £91 Dressertland; Charollais to £95.50 Porterstown; Beltex to £90.50 Bridgestone

Heavy Ewe average £56.80
Light Ewe average £31.70

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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