The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 237 store
cattle at their sale on Tuesday 27th October, 2009.
Trade remained buoyant for all classes of cattle selling to a top of £865
for a Limousin heifer from S Phillips, Netherhill. Bullocks to £860
for a Limousin from the same home.
Charolais £825, £805, £800 Plankey Mill, £760
Limousin £860, £800 Netherhill, £785 Westwinds, £760
Netherhill, £655 Birkshawhead
British Blue £630 Sandbed
Angus £740 Slack House, £725 Westwinds
Friesian £680, £660 Hethermill
Simmental £760 Auchenhill, £710 Chapeltown
Charolais £760, £670 Plankey Mill, £670 Chapeltown
Limousin £865, £800 Netherhill, £760 Cranberry, £745
Netherhill, £720 Cranberry
British Blue £790, £735 Cranberry
Simmental £630 Howgill Castle.
There was also forward 187 breeding cattle which included 72 bulling
heifers. Cows and heifers with calves sold to late high rates with
the best bulling heifers selling well and plainer types harder to
cash. Top was £2,200 for an excellent Belgian Blue cow and
Limousin heifer calf from RW & M Carruthers, Blacksmiths Cottage,
who also had 10 others which sold to an average of £1490.
Bulling heifer sold to a top of £860 for Belgian Blues from
J Irving & Son, The Stubb.
Limousin cow & bull calf £1420 Englishtown, £1200, £1020
British Blue cow & bull calf £1880 Blacksmiths Cottage
Limousin cow & heifer calf £1100 Englishtown, £990
British Blue cow & heifer calf £2200, £2080, £1800
Blacksmiths Cottage, £1030 Wydon Eals
Limousin heifer & bull calf £1500, £1420 Newby Farm, £1250
Taylorburn & Slealands, £1160 Taylorburn
British Blue heifer & heifer calf £1500 Newby Farm, £1400
Haggiston Holm, £1060 Slealands, £1020 Blacksmiths Cottage
Aberdeen Angus breeding bull £1110 Hobbiesburn
Limousin heifer incalf £1020, £1010 Lowtodholes
Limousin bulling heifer £800 Hilltop, £760 Haggiston
Holm, £735 Hethermill
British Blue bulling heifer £860, £765, £680 The
Shorthorn bulling heifer £650 Hownam Grange
Aberdeen Angus bulling heifer £730, £680 Slack House
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