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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 9th March 2011.

51 Prime Cattle – Trade remains firm. All classes meeting a brisk demand
Bullocks averaged 170.5p (304.6p at 56% D/W)
Heifers averaged 169.8p (303.3 at 56% D/W)

Heifers (all heavyweight) Limousin to 192.5p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 190.5p Balgrayhill Lockerbie to J Kerr & Son Butchers Gretna, 186.5p Newmains Duncow to Galloway Quality Meats Dumfries, 181.5 Balgrayhill Lockerbie to Border Meats Lockerbie, 178.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Border Meats Lockerbie, 173.5p Waterside Haugh of Urr to Grierson Bros Butchers Castle Douglas, 173.5p Gardrum Eastriggs to Border Meats Lockerbie, 173.5p Newmains Duncow to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top Gross Heifer £1115.48 Raeburnfoot

Bullocks (all Heavyweight) Angus to 182.5p, 178.5p, 175.5p D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to Border Meats Lockerbie, 176.5p Newmains Duncow to C Anderson, 174.5p Newmains Duncow to J Scott Meats (Paisley) Ltd, 173.5p Waterside Haugh or Urr to C Anderson
Top Gross Bullock £1249.53

30 OTM Cattle – number forward far short of buyers needs
Cows British Blue 130p Bankswood, 122p Foregirth
Angus 115p Bogue
Simmental 121p Lochanhead
Holstein Friesian 117p Dinwoodie Green, 109p Kerricks, 106p Brownfield
Ayrshire 114p Lochanhead
British Blue 121p Bankswood
Per Head Bull to £1264.45 Bankswood
Cows Holstein to £930.15 Dinwoodie Green, £828.40 Kerricks, £773.80 Brownfield, £765 Shawsmuir
Ayrshire £872.10 Lochanhead, £773.90 Braehead
Limousin £957.70 Foregirth

1363 Prime Hoggs – Larger show and trade dearest of all season, all classes in demand with heavy hoggs especially dear. Top price per head was £117.50 for Texel Crosses from Mr AC Austin, Woodcroft. Top price per Kg was 225p for Texel Crosses from A & M Duncanson, Marchbank. Overall average for everything sold was 204.5p a rise on the week

Other top prices
Light Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) Top 220p av 203.2p
Cheviot £66 Chanlockfoot, £60.50 Rigghead
Blackface £60 Rigghead, £59 Blackburn, £58 Maxwelltown

Standard Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) Top 237p av 2001.1p
Charollais £85.50 High Craighead
Blackface £84.50 Riggheads, £78, £74.50, £72 Craigdarroch
NCC £84 Riggheads
Texel £82.50 BQ Farms, £78.50 Dunesslin, £74.50 Rashgill
Leicester £80.50 High Craighead
Cross £77, £76.20 High Craighead, £75 Dunesslin
Suffolk £73.50 BQ Farms, £68.50 Riggheads
Cheviot £72 Riggheads

Medium Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) Top 225 av 210.8p
Texel £98.50 Cleughbrae, £97.50 East Polquhiter, £96.50 East Raffles
Suffolk £92 Rigghead, £90.50 Highcraighead, £89 Cumleys
Blackface £85.20 Cleughbrae, £85 (x3) Craigdarroch
Charollais £91.50 Boreland Mains, £87 Rigghaed
Cross £89.50 East Polquhirter, £86 Corsencorn, £85.50 High Craighead
NCC £96.50 Riggheads, £90.50 Auchencrieff

Heavy Hoggs (46Kg + over) Top 221p av 204.5p
Suffolk £106.50 West Logan, £105.50 Little Culloch, £101.50 West Logan
Texel £117.50, £110.50 Woodcroft, £113.50, £110.50 (x2) Little Culloch, £109.50 West Logan
NCC £103.50 Auchencrieff
Cross £100 Abune the Brae, £97.50 Boreland Mains
Cheviot £99.50 Little Culloch, £96.50 Cleughbrae

314 Cast Ewes & Rams
Trade remains very dear for all classes.

Top prices
Heavy Ewes
Suffolk £129.50 High Drum, £109.50 Low Kirkbride, £102.50 Auchencheyne
Texel £122.50, £119.50 Waterhead, £119.50 Rosehill, £113.50 Druidhall, £113.50 BQ Farm
Half Bred £112 Cumleys
Cross £101.50 Abune the Brae, £94.50 low Kirkbride, £88.50 Druidhall
Cheviot £87.50 Marchbank

Light Ewes
Blackface £86.50 Maxwelltown, £84.50 Abune the Brae, £80 BQ Farms, £74.50 Castlefairn
Herdwick £51.50 High Drum
Rams Suffolk £100.50 Fairgirth
Texel £120.50 Liscleugh
Overall Heavy Ewes averaged £96.23
Overall Light Ewes averaged £63.68

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