ANNUAL PRIZE SHOW & SALE OF SUCKLER CALVES
Kindly sponsored by Barclays Bank p.l.c.
SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER 2009
The Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers’ Mart
P.L.C. had forward 622 suckled calves at their annual show and sale
on Saturday 3rd October 2009.
An outstanding show of quality cattle
met an unbelievable trade with a packed ring of keen bidders ensuring
cattle averaged £761,
up an incredible £117 on the year.
We would like to thank Mr
John Little who did an excellent job in judging the show, awarding
the Championship to a Limousin heifer from Messrs W.H. & D.A.
Gass, Nunscleugh, which later realised £1,170 to J. McAlister,
The reserve champion also went to Nunscleugh for
a Limousin bullock which sold at £1,090 to the judge.
for Champion Charolais was awarded to Messrs W.G. & H.M. Kyle,
Spoutbank for a smart 9 month old heifer which sold at £770
to Messrs Bainbridge, Greystones.
Leading consignor averages:- High
Dovecote £878, Walton Woodhead £862,
Nunscleugh £860, Gallowberry £856, Trough Head £842,
Miller Hill £837, North Greenhill £820, Hilltop £816,
Spoutbank £813, Newbiggin £811, Holme House £810.
Limousin £1,090, £995 Nunscleugh, £985 Greensburn, £950
(x6), £930 (x7) Nunscleugh, £930 High Dovecote, £925
(x2), £920 (x2), £910 (x3) Nunscleugh, £905 North
Charolais £970 High Dovecote, £960 Spoutbank, £945, £930
(x2), £920, £895 (x9) High Dovecote.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £915 Gallowberry.
British Blue £890, £870 (x2), £830 Newbiggin.
Angus £870 High Parkfoot.
Limousin £1,170 Nunscleugh, £950 Newbiggin, £945, £940
(x3) Nunscleugh, £930 Newbiggin, £910 (x3), £900
(x8) Nunscleugh, £890 North Greenhill.
Charolais £835 (x2) Spoutbank, £800 High Parkfoot, £795
(x3) Moss Side, £785 (x5) Chapeltown.
British Blue £930 Newbiggin.
Blonde d’Aquitaine £930 Newbiggin.
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