Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 150 store
cattle and 85 breeding cattle at their fortnightly sale on Tuesday
23rd June, 2009.
Store cattle sold to a brisk trade throughout the sale to a top
of £870 for a Charolais heifer from F.S. & L. Storey, Low
All classes of breeding cattle met an outstanding trade. The ringside
was packed full to the rafters with bidders from all ends of the
The highlight of the sale was the part dispersal from R.W. & M.
Carruthers, Blacksmiths Cottage who sold 11 Limousin and British
Blue x cows (born 1996-2005) with Limousin cross calves, also a Limousin
bull (2003) to average £1,530 all in and to a top of £3,250
for the bull with a British Blue cross cow with bull calf (show potential)
Angus £800 Geltside Lodge, £680 Bonshawside.
Charolais £775 Geltside Lodge, £720 Underwoodhouse.
Limousin £745 Bonshawside, £715 Nickies Hill, £705
British Blue £695 Brocklewath, £640 Bidlake.
Beef Shorthorn £660 Kirndean.
Simmental £635 Brocklewath.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £622 Bidlake.
Limousin £575 Bonshawside.
Angus £470 Guards.
Beef Shorthorn £465 Kirndean.
Limousin £710, £650, £605 Bidlake.
Charolais £870, £765 Low Dubwath, £598, £540
British Blue £650, £585 Bidlake.
Angus £630 Geltside Lodge.
Blonde £620 Bidlake.
Simmental £565 Bidlake.
Highland £410 Eden Farm.
Shorthorn £390 Halton Lea Farm.
Hereford £350 Brocklewath.
British Blue Cow with Bull Calf £2,320 Blacksmiths Cottage, £2,100
Henrys Hill, £1,750, £1,500, £1,250 Blacksmiths Cottage, £1,220
Limousin Cow with Bull Calf £1,680 Blacksmiths Cottage.
Blonde d’Aquitaine Cow with Bull Calf £1,500 Low Brooms.
Charolais Cow with Heifer Calf £1,280 Braehead, £1,100 Low Brooms.
Limousin Cow with Heifer Calf £1,100, £1,080, £1,050 Blacksmiths
British Blue Cow with Heifer Calf £1,080 Blacksmiths Cottage.
Angus Heifer with Bull Calf £1,350 Redhouse.
Simmental Heifer with Bull Calf £1,320 Brampton Fell.
Simmental Heifer with Heifer Calf £1,180 Brampton Fell.