The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale
of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 27th November 2013.
35 Prime Cattle – Trade Firmer, better show of heifers forward.
Charolais to 260.p from A H Fisher, Merrick to R Johnstone & Sons
Butchers, Annan, 249.5p Merrick, Portpatrick to Border Meats, Lockerbie.
Limousin to 252.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers,
Annan, 245.5p Upper Tinwald, Dumfries to J Hall & Son, Kirkcudbright.
Top Gross Heifer £1466.68 Merrick.
Angus to 232.5p from D
Wilson & Son Marwhirn to C Anderson.
Top Gross Bullock £1613.33 Marwhirn
5 Prime Bulls – All dairy
Holsteinto 140.5p Conheath
82 OTM Cattle – Trade looked firmer for
all classes although leaner dairy types continue to meet limited demand.
Angus to £893.20 Newlands, £890.80 Guillyburn.
Limousin to £1050 Meikleholm, £864.50 Merick
Stabiliser to £961 South Mains
Holstein to £1120.05 Drum, £918.45 Drum, £854.90 Smallholmburn.
Charolais to £967.50 Gillesbie.
Angus to 131p Newlands, 125p
Limouisn to 150p Garmartin, 140p Meikleholm.
Holstein to 171p, 157p, 155p, Drum, 153p Millisle.
British Blue to 125p Tarbreoch
Stabiliser to 124p South Mains
1202 Prime Lambs & Ewes
541 Prime Lambs – Trade similar; Over 44kg harder to sell.
Sale average 171.2p
Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 174.1pk to 188pk Gillenbie.
Texel to £70 Gillenbie, £69.50 Woodhead
Suffolk to £67 Netherbarr
Mule to £65.50 Gillenbie
Lleyn to £70, £69.50 Bennan
Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 174p to 186p
Texel to £78.50 Whitespotts, £75 Woodhead
Suffolk to £72.50 Outertown, £71 Crossbankhead
Mule to £68 Dempsterton
Berrichon to £72 Glendarroch
Lleyn £70 Laneside
Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 148.2p to 160p Gibbonhill
Suffolk to £76.50 Gibbonhill, £74.50 Woodside
Blackface to £66 Craigdarroch
661Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade
in keeping with other centres easier
Texel to £118.50 Marr, £93.50 Lockenkit
Blackface to £79.50 Glenkiln
Leicester to £93.50 Dalpeddar
Suffolk to £84.50 Meiklebob
Texel to 90.50 Nisbet
Halfbred to £70.00 Marwhirn
Mule to £72.50 Round Fell
Leicester to £71.50 Dalpeddar
N C Chev £62.50 Marwhirn
Blackface to £49.50 Kirkbog
corresponding week 2012 sale report