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Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 18th December 2013.

21 Prime Cattle – Trade Steadier
Bullocks Limousin to 251.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to Border Meats Lockerbie
Heifers Limousin to 224.5p from F & J Connon, Pumplaburn to Grierson Bros. Butchers Castle Douglas

36 OTM Cattle – A Plain Show of Cows forward Fleshly cows met a brisk trade whilst leaner types met a hesitant demand.

Per Head
Ayrshire to £1032.75 Muirside
Holstein to £1017 Conheath
Limousin to £902.40 Dempsterton
Angus to £877.80 Laught Mains

Per kilo
Ayrshire to 153p Muirside
Holstein to 145p Hotts, 132p Muirside, 118p Inglestonford
Limousin to 141p Dempsterton
Angus to 133p Laught Mains

1562 Prime Lambs & Cast Ewes & Rams Forward

773 Prime Lambs – Still too many out of spec lambs forward although Lightweight Lambs met a brisk trade selling to 198p more required Weekly. Sale average 171.4p

Lambs 32.1 to 39Kg ave 182.1p to 198p East Polluter
Suffolk to £72.20 Barbuie
Texel to £72.50 Cowans
Mule to £62.50 East Polquhirter
Blackface to £55.20 Sweetshawhead

Lambs 39.1 to 45.5 ave 180.3p to 190p Cowans
Texel to £76.50 Eastside
Charolais to £76.20 Newlands
Mule to £72.20 Knockenhair
Half Bred to £72.50 Annefield

Lambs 45.6 to 52Kg ave 168.3p to 187p Drumburn
Texel to £87 Newmains
Suffolk to £87.50 North Cowshaw

Lambs 52Kg + ave 161.9p to 165p Eastside
Suffolk to £88.50 Townhead
Texel to £87.20 Eastside

789 Cast Ewes & Rams– All Classes Sharper especially leaner ewes
Suffolk to £136 Netherhall, £92.50 North Cowshaw
Belted to £81.50 Drumcork
Texel to £79.50 Isle of Dalton, £76.50 North Cowshaw
Leicester to £73.50 Netherhall
Mule to £58 Hall, £55.50 Netherhall
Cheviot to £64 Hall
Blackface to £51.50 Lawesknowe

corresponding week 2012 sale report

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