The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly
sale of store & breeding cattle on Tuesday
3rd July, 2012.
88 store cattle met a big demand but numbers short and many more
could have been sold to advantage. Top price was £980 for a
Limousin bullock shown by Meikle Whitriggs Farms, with a pen of Limousin
heifers selling to £930 from the same home. Limousin bulls
sold to £965 from Messrs J.W.B. Elwen, Pallyards.
Limousin - £980 Meikle Whitriggs, £940 Standingstone
Rigg, £880 (x5) Bidlake, £820, £790 (x4) Nickies
Hill, £775, £770 Standingstone Rigg.
Angus - £820 (x5) Bidlake.
Galloway - £815 (x6) East View, £735 Nickies Hill.
British Blue - £770 (x2), £685 (x2) Summerhill.
Limousin - £930 (x3) Meikle Whitriggs, £840 Longrow, £810
(x2) Standingstone Rigg, £790 Longrow.
Simmental - £920 (x3) Bidlake.
Aberdeen Angus - £850 Mallsgate, £750 (x4) Bidlake.
British Blue - £695, £660 Summerhill.
Limousin - £965 Pallyards.
British Blue heifer with bull calf - £2,200, £2,000 Hillfield.
Limousin cow with heifer calf - £1,700 Parkside.
Limousin cow with bull calf - £1,520, £1,320 Parkside.