The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 140 store
cattle and 69 breeding cattle (59 cows & heifers with calves,
8 bulling heifers and 2 breeding bulls) at their fortnightly sale
on Tuesday 18th August, 2009.
Store cattle saw trade strong throughout
the sale. Top price of £860
for a Blonde d’Aquitaine bullock from Messrs Dinnin, Nether
Breeding cattle met a fine trade throughout the
sale with plenty bidders in attendance. The highlight of the sale
was a run of very good Limousin heifers with Limousin calves from
Messrs Rome, Shawhead, selling to a top of £1,520 and averaging £1,350.
Other top prices to £1,650 for an Angus cow (2nd calver) with
Limousin bull calf from P.C. & J.A. Noble, Walmgate.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £860 Nether Albie, £760 Raughtonhead
Limousin £845, £810 Redgatehead, £805 Nether Albie, £720
Angus £780 Greenburn, £690 Rigg Smiddy.
Simmental £740 Castleside, £735 West Craigs.
Charolais £700 Underwoodhouse.
British Blue £580 Summerhill, £540 Nether Albie.
Hereford £545 Bidlake.
Friesian £490 Churchstyle.
Saler £450 Chipknowe.
Limousin £765, £665 West Craigs.
British Blue £705 Redgatehead.
Charolais £680 Underwoodhouse, £600, £595 Mossband
Simmental £630 West Craigs, £540 Castleside.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £500 Bidlake.
Hereford £500 Bidlake.
Devon £500 Bidlake.
Galloway £445 Summerhill.
Angus Cow with Bull Calf £1,650 Walmgate.
Limousin Cow with Bull Calf £1,520 Walmgate, £1,400 Bemersyde, £1,300
(x2) Clonrae, £1,220 Bemersyde, £1,180 (x2), £1,150
British Blue Cow with Bull Calf £1,150 Bemersyde.
Angus Cow with Heifer Calf £1,080 Bemersyde.
Limousin Heifer with Bull Calf £1,520, £1,400, £1,350, £1,300, £1,280
Limousin Heifer with Heifer Calf £1,400, £1,350, £1,320
Shawhead, £1,300 Cannerheugh, £1,200 Shawhead.
British Blue Heifer with Bull Calf £1,120, £1,100 Cannerheugh.
British Blue Heifer with Heifer Calf £1,020 Redgatehead.
Simmental Bulling Heifer £890, £820, £810 Johnstone
Limousin Bulling Heifer £820 Johnstone Bank.
Angus Breeding Bull £940, £930 Johnstone Bank.
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