Dumfries Calf Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Christmas show and sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 10th December 2018.

Champion calf

Alan Dunlop, Searigg placed the calves, awarding the champion ticket to AW Currie & son, Barndennoch with a Limousin Bull calf selling at £500

The Show was Kindly Sposored by Country and Commercial Insurance Brokers.

Bull Calf

Limousin to £500, £420 (x3) Barndennoch, £460, £420 Ryes

British Blue to £350 Bruntshields

Heifer Calf

Limousin to £460, £400, £370 Ryes

British Blue to £380 Bruntshields

Next Sale Monday 7th January 2018 at 10.15am Contact Alistair Watret 07715 499 320


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 26th November 2018.

68 Forward – Plenty of buyers in attendance although trade more cautious.

Bull Calves
Limousin to £370 (x6) Barndennoch
British Blue to £305 (x3) Brownfield
Simmental to £265 Brownfield
Montbeliarde to £255, £250 Longrigg
Angus to £200 Longrigg

Heifer Calves
Shorthorn to £270 Burnside of Mabie
Simmental to £245 Burnside of Mabie


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 12th November 2018.

40 Forward – Great show of calves forward to a full ringside of buyers.

Bull Calves
Friesian to £410 Boreland
Limousin to £350 (x3) Barndennoch, £350 Barndennoch, £280 Capelfoot.
Angus to £275 (x3) Barndennoch

Heifer Calves
Shorthorn to £410 Brownfield, £345 Brownfield, £250 (x3) Barndennoch
Limousin to £160 Capelfoot, £90 (x2) Woodcroft


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 29th October 2018.

50 Forward – Another large turnout of buyers were in attendance. Trade maintained recent levels.

Bull Calves
Limousin to £370 £350 Ryes, £360 Barndennoch
British Blue to £370 Ardlamy
British Friesen to £200 Ardlamy

Heifer Calves
Limousin to £400x2 Barndennoch, £360 Capelfoot, £340x2 Ryes
British Blue to £320 Ardlamy
Shorthorn to £250 Tarbert


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 15th October 2018.

A good show of 50 Calves forward to a full ringside off buyers, Calves were easier due to high feed costs.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £460, £390 Ryes, £370 St Ninains Grove, £360 (x5) Barndennoch.

British Blue to £360 St Ninians Grove , £275, £250 Woodhead, £255 Townhead.

Hereford to £345 Buittle Mains, £280 St Ninians Grove

Heifer Calves

Limosuin to £450 (x5) Barndennoch. £375 Ryes

British Blue to £240 Woodhead, £200 (x2) Townhead.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 1st October 2018.

Trade remains bouyant with plenty of demand around ringside.

Bull Calves
Simmental to £540 Whitedyke
Limousin to £490, £480 Ryes, £395 Barndennoch.
Angus to £470 North Corbelly
British Blue to £450 North Corbelly

Heifer Calves
Simmental to £490, £475, £380 Whitedyke.
Limousin to £470 Barndennoch, £400 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 17th September 2018.

Smaller show of calves forward to a full ringside of active buyers. More calves required to meet demand.

Bull Calves
Limousin to £390 (x2) Barndennoch

Heifer Calves
Limousin to £430 (x3) Barndennoch, £380 (x4) Barndennoch.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 3rd September 2018.

Smaller show of calves forward to a full ringside of active buyers. More calves could be sold.

Bull Calves
Limousin to £440 (x2) Barndennoch.
Beef Shorthorn to £430, £400, £380 Kirkcarsewell.
British Blue to £330 Nether Keir
Charolais to £290 Gateslack

Heifer Calves
Limousin to £450 (x4), £400 (x4) Barndennoch
Beef Shorthorn to £340 East Kirkcarsewell
Angus to £160 Nether Keir


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 20th August 2018.

41 Forward: More calves could have been easily sold to an active ringside of buyers.

Bull Calves

British Blue to £470, £440 Brownfield, £440, £380, £370 (x2) Awhirk.

Limousin to £460 (x2),(x4) Barndennoch, £370 Capelfoot.

Angus to £370 (x2) Awhirk, £285 Longrigg

Holstein to £170, £120 Kerricks

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £450 (x2) Barndennoch, £350 Capelfoot.

British Blue to £420 Awhirk

Angus to £310 Awhirk, £210 (x2) Woodhead.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 6th August 2018.

A good show was presented to a full attendance of active buyers,

Bull Calves

British Blue to £470 Townhead, £370, £360 (x2) Risk

Limousin to £350 Barndennoch

Montbeliarde to £245 Longrigg, £215 Longrigg

Holstein to £150 Longrigg

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £455 (x10) Barndennoch

British Blue to £340, £330 Longrigg


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 23rd July 2018.

Due to the continued dry spell and shortage of forage calf trade was easier.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £420(x6) Barndennoch, £305, £270 Crossdykes.

Charolais to £250 Craigielandhill

Hereford to £175 Kerricks

Angus to £140 Kerricks

Holstein to £130, £110 Kerricks

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £400 (x5) Barndennoch

Simmental to £390 Buittle Mains.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 9th July 2018.

Another good show of calves were easily sold to an increasing ringside of buyers.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £500 Ryes, £470(x2) Ryes, £460 (x2) Ryes, £455 Hillend

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £550 Ryes, £545 (x5) Barndennoch, £525 (x4) Barndennoch

Montbeliard to £450 Hillend

British Blue to £450 Nether Keir.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 22 calves in Dumfries on Monday 25th June 2018.

Another good show of calves with more required.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £600 (x5), £590 Barndennoch, £325 Kerricks.

Montbeliard to £400 Longrigg.

British Blue to £290 Longrigg.

Angus to £200 Kerricks, £180 Landale.

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £490 (x2) Barndennoch.

Angus to £280, £230 Kerricks.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 27 calves in Dumfries on Monday 11th June 2018.

A good show of calves were presented to a busy ringside of active buyers. More calves could have been easily sold.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £605 (x2), £540 (x3) Barndennoch, £480, £470 Ryes

Angus to £495 Ryes

Holstein to £280 Longrigg

British Blue to £255 Longrigg

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £490 (x3) Barndennoch, £470, £450 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 20 calves in Dumfries on Monday 28th May 2018.

Calves met a grand trade being in big demand.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £535, £530 Ryes

British Blue to £380 Longrigg

Heifer Calves

Limosuin to £520 (x2) Barndennoch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 14th May 2018.

Trade continues to please with more needed at each sale.

Bull Calves

Angus to £305 Ardlamy

Holstein to £155 (x2) Kilkeddan

Heifer Calves

British Blue to £350 Hallmyre

Limosuin to £335 Hallmyre.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 30th April 2018.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £525

British Blue to £510, £500

Angus to £510

Heifer Calves

British Blue £500

Limousin to £450


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 16th April 2018.

Trade pleases with plenty of buyers in attendance.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £515, £510, £500 Ryes, £480 Byeloch.

Angus to £460, £455, £440 Ryes.

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £310 Hartfield.

Angus to £205 Marks.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 2nd April 2018.

Good attendance of buyers. More required to fulfil buyers needs.

Bull Calves

Simmental to £500 Lochbank.

British Blue to £260 Newhouse.

Angus to £240 Newhouse.

Heifer Calves

Simmental to £540 Lochbank.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 19th March 2018.

Good attendance of buyers actively seeking greater numbers.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £505, £500, £490 Ryes

Angus to £465 Ryes

British Blue to £440 Gullielands

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £480, £400 Ryes

Angus to £395 Ryes

British Blue to £350 Gullielands


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 19th February 2018.

Calves were easier on previous sale, However good types continued to sell well to a full ringside of active buyers.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £485 Ryes, £480 Barndennoch.

British Blue to £480, £360 Guillielands

Angus to £455 Ryes

Beef Shorthorn to £450 Mains of Duchrae

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £485 Woodcroft, £440, £430, £410 Ryes

British Blue to £460, £430 Gullielands

Simmental to £440 Mains of Duchrae

Angus to £390 Mains of Duchrae

Beef Shorthorn to £370 Mains of Duchrae


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 5th February 2018.

A small show of calves met a big demand, more required for the next sale

Bull Calves

Angus to £495, £470 Guillielands

Limousin to £485, £480 Ryes

Heifer Calves

British Blue to £450, £440 (x2) Guillielands,

Angus to £420 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 22nd January 2018.

45 Calves Forward: Another grand show of calves was presented to a full ringside of buyers with trade exceeding expectations.

Bull Calves

British Blue to £500, £490, £460, £450 Guillielands

Angus to £500, £480, £450 Guillielands

Limousin to £395, £360 Barndennoch

Heifer Calves

Limosuin to £455, £440 Ryes, £390 Barndennoch

Angus to £370 Ryes

British Blue to £340 Townhead


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Opening Sale of Calves for 2018 at Dumfries on Monday 8th January 2018.

45 Calves Forward: All classes continue to meet plenty of demand although looking easier.

Bull Calves

British Blue to £440 (2), £420 (x2), £400 Gullielands

Limousin to £430, £410 (x3) Barndennoch, £420 Ryes

Holstein to £65 Kilkeddan

Ayrshire to £60 Drumlemble

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £470 Ryes, £390 (x9) Barndennoch

Angus to £295 Marks

British Blue to £230 Brownfield.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held thir final sale of Calves for 2017 at Dumfries Mart on Monday 11th December 2017 which included the Christmas Show.

35 Calves Forward: Good Show of Calves

Judge Jack Muir, Cleughbrae awarded the Champion Rosette to AW Currie & Son, Barndennoch for an Outstanding Limousin x Bull Calf which sold to £460 to the Judge.

Champion - Barndennoch

Champion - Barndennoch

Principal Prices

Bull Calves

Limousin £460, £420, £400 (x3) Barndennoch, £355 Ryes

Simmental to £410 Maxwellbank

British Blue to £340 Boreland of Colvend, £340 Brownfield

Angus to £250 Inglestonford

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £400 (x5), £350 Barndennoch

British Blue to £390, £360, £270 Brownfield.