Dumfries Calf Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale of Calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 26th June 2017.

Overall a good show of calves with more calves being required to meet the demand around the ring.

Principle Prices

Bull Calves

British Blue to £480 Kerricks

Limousin to £460, £440 Ryes

Heifer Calves

British Blue to £520, £510, £500 Preston Hall Farm

Limousin to £510, £480 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale of 40 Calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 12th June 2017.

A packed ringside were in attendance trade was very competitive with lots of men unable to fill orders.

Principle Prices

Bull Calves

Limousin to £490 Hillend, £480, £470 Ryes, £470 Marks

British Blue to £450 Gamerigg

Angus to £440, £405 Gamerigg

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £515 Pendicle, £460, £450 Ryes

British Blue to £440 Gamerigg

Angus to £420 Ryes

Next Calf Sale Monday 10th July 2017 Contact Alistair Watret 07715 499 320 / Matthew Thomson 07900 181 6350


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale of 40 Calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 29th May 2017.

Banrdennoch calf

£645 Barndennoch

An excellent show of calves were on offer to a full ringside of buyers with a centre record of £645 for a 10 week old dairy bred Limousin x Bull Calf from A W Currie, Barndennoch, with the purchaser being J Muir, Cleughbrae. Others from the same home to £575 and £570.

Principle Prices

Bull Calves

Limousin to £645, £575, £570 Barndennoch

Fleckvieh to £470 (x2) Stannock, £425 Stannock, £400, £395 Slacks

British Blue to £440, £425 Kerricks

Angus to £415, £405 Slacks, £390 Ryes

Holstein to £125, £115 Kerricks

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £520 (x2) Barndennoch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale of 25 Calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 15th May 2017. All classes easily upheld recent rates with more required to meet demand.

Bull Calves

Limousin to £465, £460, £445 Ryes

Angus to £330 Fingland

Fleckvieh to £270 Limekilns

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £450, £320 Ryes, £300 Byeloch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale of 40 Calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 1st May 2017.

Numbers forward were far short of increased attendance of buyers needs. Trade for all calves was exceptional.

Bull Calves

British Blue to £465, £440 Slacks, £370 Kerricks

Angus to £460 Slacks

Fleckvieh to £435 (x2) Slacks

Heifer Calves

British Blue to £405 Townhead


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale at Dumfries Mart on Monday 17th April 2017.

Calves were in Good demand with More Required for a Large Ringside of Buyers.

Bull Calves

Fleckvieh to £450, £120, £400 Stannock, £390, £380 Slacks

Limousin to £450 Barndennoch

Angus to £420, £400 Slacks

Milk Calves

British Blue to £370, £350 Kerricks

Limousin to £320 Cleughbrae

Heifer Calves

Limousin to £520 Barndennoch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had their fortnightly sale at Dumfries Mart on Monday 3rd April 2017.

Small Show of calves easily sold to £410 for a Fleckvieh Cross Bull from Slack, Lochmaben.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had an Excellent show of 40 calves at their fortnightly sale at Dumfries Mart on Monday 20th March 2017.

With a big turnout of buyers keen to purchase greater numbers

Limousin Heifer Calves From A W Currie & Sons, Barndennoch Sold to £500 (x5) with Bull Calves to £470 (x6)

With others too £440 Chapelcroft, £430 (x6) Barndennoch

Bulls

British Blue to £450 Barnbarroch

Heifers

Simmental to £460, £370 Barnbarroch

British Blue to £350 Barnbarroch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had another good show of calves at their fortnightly sale of calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 6th March 2017.

30 Calves and Stirks Forward

All breeds met very competitive bidding from the large ringside of buyers in attendance with numbers being short of requirements.

Top Prices

Bulls

Limousin to £475, £395, £350 Ryes

British Blue to £465 Hartfield £310 Park

Fleckvieh to £390, £385 (x5) £340 Slacks

Angus to £380 (x2) Slacks

Heifers

British Blue to £460 Hartfield, £280 (x2) Park

Limousin to £410 Ryes

Angus to £190 Hotts


C & D Auction Marts Ltd had another good show of calves at their fortnightly sale of calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 20th February 2017.

Limousin Calves from AW Currie, Barndennoch sold to top the sale at £480 for 10 outstanding Heifer Calves.

Bull Calves from the same home also sold to £475 and £440.

Fleckvieh Bull Calves From D Kincaid, Slack sold to £375 and £350.

Angus to £320 From the Same home

More Calves Required for our next Sale.

Top Prices

Bulls

Limousin to £475, £440, £430 Barndennoch

Heifers

Limousin to £480 (x10) Barndennoch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves at Dumfries Mart on Monday 6th February 2017.

Another good show of calves with more Limousin, Angus and British Blue calves required for a good ringside of buyers.

Top Prices

Bulls

Hereford to £390 (x2) Leathorn

Fleckvieh to £370 Slacks

Angus to £370, £350 Slacks

Simmental to £360 Longrigg.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their opening 2017 sale of young calves and stirks on Monday 9th January 2017.

The sale got off to a flying start with Limousin x bull calves from A W Currie selling to a top price of £525 and £510 for Limousin Heifers. A Britsh Blue x Heifer from G&M Summerville sold to £420.

More calves required to satisfy a full ring side of buyers.

Top Prices

Bulls
Limousin x to £525, £505 Bardennoch
Fleckvieh x to £325, £280, £250 Slacks
Angus to £325 Slacks
Hereford x to £300 Barend

Heifers
Limousin x to £510 (x5) Bardennoch
British Blue x to £420 North Corbelly
Angus to £340 North Corbelly.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Christmas Show & Sale of Young Calves & Stirks in Dumfries on Monday 12th December 2016.

A grand show of 54 weaned and on milk calves was presented to a full ringside of local and distant buyers, Trade for all types surpassed sellers expectations. Prior to the sale Mr Andrew Sloan, Uppermoor capably judged the calves and awarded Best Suckler Bred Calf to Stuart Graham, Hillend with a Limousin Bull Calf selling at £460.

Champion

Champion Calf

Champion Calf Presentation

Champion Calf Presentation

Best Dairy Bred Calf was for a Limousin x Bull from Alan Currie, Barndennoch selling at £515.

The days top price of £590 was paid to Leathorn Farms with a Charolais Bull.

Bulls

Charolais to £590 Barend

Limousin to £515 (x2), £490 (x2), £420 Barndennoch, £450 Hillend

Angus to £400 Slacks

Simmental to £365 Upper Portrack

Fleckvieh to £335 (x3) Slacks

Montbelliard to £305 (x2) Hillend

British Blue to £290 Hillend, £240 Hurkledale

Heifers

Limousin to £430 Hillend

British Blue to £350, £340 (x2), £325 Townhead, £330, £325 Hillend


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 14th November 2016.

43 calves were a good trade for a poorer show. Good sorts in demand and more needed for the greater number of buyers in all classes.

Top prices

Bulls

Beef Shorthorn to £400 Tarbert.

Hereford to £355 (x2) Tarbert.

Shorthorn to £290 Tarbert.

British Friesian to £175 Tarbert.

Holstein to £138 Hartfield.

Heifers

British Blue to £330 Thwaite, £318 Hartfield, £230 North Corbelly

Angus to £225 Thwaite


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 14th November 2016.

There was a good show of calves, plenty of buyers in attendance. Calves were easier on the previous week in line with other centres.

Top prices

Bulls

Angus to £400, £360, £350 Fingland.

British Blue to £245, £235, £220 Kerricks.

Heifers

British Blue to £195 Kerricks.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 31st October 2016.

A mixed Show of Calves and Stirks was topped by two consignments of suckler bred calves.

Selling to £525 for a Simmental Bull from C & J McBryde, Lochbank & £430 from Hightownhead, £420 Craiglielandhill.

Top prices
Bulls
Simmental to £525 Lochbank, £430 Hightownhead
Charolais to £420 Craigieland Hill
Angus to £380 Barend
Hereford to £130 Newmains

Heifers
Limousin to £355 Lochbank
Charolais to 330 Craigieland Hill
Hereford to £138, £132, £122 (x2) Newmains


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 17th October 2016.

A quality show of young calves and stirks was again forward to a busy ringside. Buyers slightly more cautious in line with the current store trade however vendors returned home happy with their trade

Top Prices
Stirks

Bulls
Beef Shorthorn to £535, £472 Butterdales.
Holstein to £182 (x3), £125 Kilkeddan, £150 Burnside of Mabie.
Charolais to £540 Leathorn.
Limousin to £440, £395, £385 Marchbank.

Heifers
Beef Shorthorn to £415 (x2) Butterdales.
Angus to £278, £225 Leathorn, £160 Park.
Charolais to £400 Leathorn.
Limousin to £370 Marchbank.

Calves
Bulls
Angus to £112 Park.
Hereford to £365 North Corbelly.
Holstein to £230 Burnside of Mabie.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 3rd October 2016.
A smaller show of good quality Calves & Stirks were forward to a full ringside of bidders. Good beef types continue to sell well with vendors returning home happy with their trade.

Top Prices
Stirks

Angus to £485, £460, £450 Fingland, £475, £435 Barend

Calves
Bulls
British Blue to £425, £415, £320 Kerricks
Holstein Friesain to £148, £110 Kerricks
Heifers
British Blue to £260, £210 Kerricks


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 19th September 2016.

A Strong show of calves ranging from young calves on milk to beef Stirks, met keen competition from a busy ringside of bidders, including new faces from further a field. A strong trade was ensured for all types, especially older calves.

Leading Prices

Stirks (over 12 Weeks)

Limousin to £590 Blindhillbush, £590 Hillend, £540 Meikle Mark

Bull Calves

Montbelliard to £425 Hillend

Angus to £425 (x2), £360, Inglestonford, £425 Meikle Mark, £148 Park Farm

Simmental to £420 Upper Portrack

Holstein Friesian to £85 Upper Portrack

Heifer Calves

Angus to £490, £325 Meikle Mark, £385, £305 Barend

Limousin to £405 Hillend, £240 Blindhillbush

Simmental to £370, £318, £295 Upper Portrack


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 5th September 2016.

A larger show of both Young Calves and Stirks were forward to the usual busy ringside of bidders. Younger Calves sold at a steady trade whilst older types met excellent competition from Buyers.

Angus Sired Bull Calves stole the show, selling to £448 and £400 for Meikle Mark and Fingland respectfully.

Bull

Angus to £448 (x3) Meikle Mark, £400 (x4) Fingland

Limousin to £160 Park Farm

Holstein Friesain to £100 Hartfield

Heifers

Simmental to £425, £400 Upper Portrack, £280 Park Farm

Devon to £375 Upper Portrack

Charolais to £190 Nether Dargavel


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 22nd August 2016.

A larger show of mainly beef sired calves was forward to the usual busy ringside of bidders with more new faces in attendance.

The Sale was topped by a tremendous Limousin x Beef Bred Calf (July Born) from Capelfoot, Tundergarth which sold for £440.

Top Prices

Bulls
Simmental to £395 Upper Portrack
British Blue to £375, £360 Inglestonford
Angus to £370, £350 Inglestonford
Hereford to £370 Upper Portrack
Charolais to £350 Gatehouse
Limousin to £250 Gatehouse, £300 Upper Portrack

Heifers
Limousin to £440, £310 Capelfoot
Charolais to £355 Gatehouse


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 8th August 2016.

Calves met a brisk trade with more needed each sale.

British Blue to £390 Tarbreoch

Angus to £435 Fingland


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 25th July 2016.

Keen bidding for a busy ringside of buyers ensured a brisk trade for all types, including Black & Whites, more calves required to fulfil buyers requirements.

Bulls

Simmental to £430 Newbie Mains

Angus to £380 Byeloch

Holstein Friesian to £178, £160, £150 (x2) Hartfield

Heifers

Shorthorn to £300 Nether Dargavel

British Blue to £285 Gamerigg


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 11th July 2016.

A small show of calves continue to meet a big demand.

British Blue Bull to £390 Tarbreoch

British Blue Heifer to £260 Fingland