The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly
sale of Store & Breeding Cattle on Tuesday
31st July, 2012.
The 104 store cattle were a better show of quality and saw a buoyant
trade throughout considering the poor weather. Top price of £1,090
for a Limousin bullock shown by Messrs W.T. Bendle & Son, The
Nook, others £1,015 (x2) from D. Woodhouse, Gibstown. Limousin
heifers sold to £885 and £875 from A. & D. Bell,
Mossband Hall who sold Charolais at £875.
Limousin - £1,090 The Nook, £1,015 (x2) Gibstown, £990
(x4), £890 (x3) The Nook, £810 West Craigs.
Angus - £870 West Craigs.
British Blue - £820 West Craigs, £800, £740, £730
Charolais - £875, £795, £770, £765 Mossband
Limousin - £885, £875 Mossband Hall, £825 Gibstown, £795
(x2) Mossband Hall.
Angus - £855 Redgatehead, £830 West Craigs, £730
(x2), £725, £720 Redgatehead.
Angus - £590, £515 Birchtimber Hill.
A full ring of buyers ensured the 88 breeding cattle exceeded vendor’s
expectations. The sale was topped at £2,000 twice, both from
M.J. Irving, Braehead Farm for British Blue cows with Limousin bull
calves. Bulling heifers sold to £1,100 for Limousin from J.W.
Thomlinson & Son, Standingstone Rigg.
British Blue cow with bull calf - £2,000 (x2) Braehead, £1,600
Luing cow with bull calf - £1,520, £1,500 Ryehill.
Simmental cow with bull calf - £1,500 Braehead.
Limousin cow with bull calf - £1,500 Braehead, £1,500
Bellbank, £1,350 Deadwater.
Simmental cow with heifer calf - £1,550, £1,500 Braehead.
British Blue cow with heifer calf - £1,500, £1,300 Braehead.
Limousin cow with heifer calf - £1,450 Braehead, £1,320
Simmental heifer with heifer calf - £1,550 Ryehill.
Limousin heifer with heifer calf - £1,250 Campingholm.
Angus heifer with heifer calf - £1,250 Campingholm.
Angus cow in calf - £950, £900 Birchtimber Hill.
British Blue cow in calf - £900 Birchtimber Hill.
Limousin cow in calf - £850 Birchtimber Hill.
Limousin bulling heifer - £1,100 (x2), £1,030, £1,010, £910