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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th February 2009.

60 Prime Cattle – Trade remained steady. Best types required
Total Cattle Sold Average 165p (300p D/W at 55%)

Lightweight Heifers
Limousin to 192.5p from Castlewigg Farming Co to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 184.5p, 179.5p, 177.5p Castlewigg, Whithorn to Border Meats Lockerbie, Galloway Quality Meats, Dumfries, and M/S Whannel, Wishaw, 178.5p Fagra Dundrennan to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas, 174.5p Dinnans Whithorn to Border Meats Lockerbie, 171.5p Shawhill Annan to Border Meats Lockerbie, 170.5p Backburn Annan to Border Meats, Lockerbie

Heavyweight Heifers
Limousin to 188.5p Balgrayhill, Lockerbie to Border Meats, 183.5p (x2) Castlewigg Whithorn to M/S Whannel Wishaw and The Nith Hotel Glencaple, 185.5, 178.5p (x2), Balgrayhill Lockerbie to J Kerr & Sons Butchers Gretna and M/S J Scott (Meats) Ltd Paisley, 178.5p Dinnans Whithorn to M/S J D Owen & Son Butchers Newton Stewart, 170.5p Newmains, Caerlaverock to Cleveland Meats, Stockton on Tees. Top Gross Heifer £1065.03 Balgrayhill

Limousin to 173.5p Fagra Dundrennan to M/S Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas
Top Gross Bullock £1023.65 Fagra

84 OTM Cattle – a plainer show of mainly feeding cows forward
Prime cows to 148p averaged 149p averaged 119.8p (250 D/W at 48%)
Boners and Plain Steak Cows to 105p averaged 95p (215.9 D/W at 44%)

Per Kilo
Limousin to 148p Backburn, 111p Dinnans
Charolais to 145p Backburn, 131p Townfoot
British Blue to 142p Newmains
Angus to 123p Stewart, 106p Wigtown
Simmental to 115p Castlehill, 113p Backburn
Holstein to 107p Limekilns, 105p Barony, 105p Netherwood, 103p Brownrigg

Per Head
Limousin £929.25 Backburn, £813.20 Castlehill
British Blue £912.68 Newmains
Holstein £925 Netherwood, £882.75 Limekilns, £839.45 Brownrigg, £798 Barony
Ayrshire £877.85 Townhead
Simmental to £805 Castlehill
Angus to £793.35 Wigtown
Luing £760 West Preston

1196 Prime Hoggs - mixed show of quality but best sorts were keenly bid for selling to a top of 204p or £94 for 46Kg for outstanding Beltex Crosses from Messrs W Gibbon & Co, Waterside, they also realised the day’s top price. Overall average was 171.2p.

Top prices

Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 156p av 152.3p
Blackface £50 Bridgemark, £44 Merkland
Texel £47.50 High Drum
Cross £46.50, £42.50 Lochwood

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 196p av 170.2p
Texel £73.50 Dunesslin, £72.80 Knocknaib, £72 Marwhirn, £70.50 Isle
Suffolk £71.50 Knocknaib
Blackface £68.50, £66.50 Wyliehole, £64.80 Bridgemark, £63.50 Crairieknowe, £63.20 Riggheads
Cross £65 Dunesslin, £60.50 Belzies, £58 Crairieknowe
Half Bred £59 Marwhirn
Cheviot £56.50 Glengeith

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 191p av 176.4p
NCC £80 Auchencrieff
Texel £79.20 Isle, £78.80 Knocknaib, £77 Marwhirn
Suffolk £77.20 Marr, £77, £75 Isle
Cheviot £77, £74 Wyliehole
Cross £76.80 Isle, £71.50 Marr
Half Bred £70.50 Marwhirn
Blackface £72.50 Wyliehole, £71.50 Burnside, £70 Riggheads

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 204 av 160p
Beltex £94 Waterside
Texel £87, £85 West Skelston, £86 Old Mosside, £79.50 Marr
Suffolk £82.50 Swyre, £82.50 West Skelston, £79 Bogue
NCC £80.50 Auchencrieff
Cross £73.50 Wyliehole
Blackface £68 Barr, £68 Sweetshawhead
Leicester £60 Barr

417 Cast Ewes & Rams
Trade buoyant for all classes with leaner types looking very dear.

Top Prices
Heavy Ewes
Texel £78.50 Lanarkland, £76.50 Belridding, £74.50 Tower
Suffolk £73.50 Merrick
Cross £69.50 Carruchan, £66.50 Swyre, £64 Merrick
Leicester £66.50 Tower
Beltex £52.50 Boreland

Light Ewes
Blackface £54 Nether Shortcleugh, £52 Glengeith, £46 Tower, £44 Kingside

Cast Rams
Leicester £78.50 Belridding
Texel £66.50 Merrick, £66 Glengeith
Cheviot £63.50 Kingside
Heavy Ewes averaged £50.55 + £5
Light ewes averaged £37.50 + £8

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