Dumfries Calf Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on 9th December 2019 which included the Christmas Show.

A quality show of calves forward to a full side of active buyers. The days judge Callum Kirk, Hall of Drumpark awarded his champion to M/s Graham, Hillend which went on to sell for £600 to M/s Muir, Cleughbrae. Best Dairy bred calf was awarded to M/s Currie, Barndennoch which sold to the judge at £520.

Champion calf

Bulls  – Lim - £600 Hillend, £400, £370 Barndennoch. BB - £400, £350, £300, £295, £290(x2) Bruntshields. Sim - £400 Hillend. AA - £380 Barndennoch. Here - £370 Buittle Mains.

Heifer – Lim - £520 (x2), £470, £450 (x4) Barndennoch.  AA - £340 (x3) Barndennoch. BB - £300, £235 Bruntshields.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 25th November 2019.

More calves could have been easily sold.

Bulls  – Sim - £400 £340 Buittle Mains
Heifer – Sim - £340 Buittle Mains


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of calves in Dumfries on Monday 11th November 2019.

With a good number forward, calves were easier on the week.

Bulls  – AA - £450 Rowanburnfoot. Lim - £270 Ryes, £160 Upper Portrack. Sim - £250 Fairgirth. Mont - £170 £150 x2 Upper Portrack.
Heifers – Sim - £600 £570 Horseholm, £260 Fairgirth. Lim - £410 £360 £330 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 28th October 2019.

Calves were a lot dearer on the last sale. More could have been sold to a full ringside of buyers.

Heifers – Char - £550 £450 Glenlaugh. Lim - £495 £370 Glenstockadale Several, £470 Ryes.
Bull – Lim - £450 £410 Ryes, £410 Glenstockadale Several. BB - £345 Hightae.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 30th September 2019.

Trade better than vendors expectations and more could have been sold to advantage. 

Lim Bull to £430 Barndennoch
Lim Heifer to £455 Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 16th September 2019

A small show of calves forward to a good ringside of buyers. Trade similar on the fortnight. More could easily have been sold.

Lim - £335 X4, £305 X4 Bardennoch. Sim - £310 Langdyke. Shor - £230 Langdyke.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 2nd September 2019

A small show of calves forward to the usual ringside of buyers. More could have been sold easily. W Millar, Ryes topped the sale Lim Heifer Calves £450 (x2) and Lim Heifers for £360 (x3).


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 19th August 2019

More calves sought. Lim heifer topped the sale at £400 from Barndennoch.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 5th August 2019

Buyers actively seeking all sorts with trade remaining firm.

Bull Calf – Per head –  Lim - £450 Hightae, £390 Ryes, £345 Barndennoch. BB - £420x2 Hightae. Char - £390 Glenlaugh. AA - £335 Barndennoch.

Heifer Calf – Per head – Lim - £390 x2, £380 Ryes. Char - £345 Glenlaugh  


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 22nd July 2019

Calves were easier on the fortnight.

Bull Calf – Lim - £445 Hightae, £400 Clonrae, £350 (x3) Barndennoch. BB - £360, £340 Risk, £355, £340 Hartfield. AA  - £350 Barndennoch.    

Heifer Calf – Lim - £380 (x6) Barndennoch. BB - £355, £345, £330, £300 Risk.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 8th July 2019.

A good show of calves forward to a full ringside of active buyers.

Bull Calf – Lim - £500, £430, £420, £390  Ryes, £470 Hightae, £380 Barndennoch. BB - £385 Hightae.

Heifer Calf – Lim - £475 (x6) Barndennoch, £440 Ryes. BB - £370 Hightae.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 24th June 2019.

Calves eased back selling to £480 for Limousin bull from Barndennoch.

Heifer Calf – Lim - £430 Barndennoch.

Bull Calf – BB - £350 Hightae.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 27th May 2019.

Sale of 31 calves met a big demand for all classes.

Bull Calf
Lim - £460 Barndennoch.
BB - £370 Hartfield.
AA - £350 Barndennoch.
Friesian - £125 Ardlamy.

Heifer Calf
Lim - £500, £410 Barndennoch.
BB - £365, £360 Hartfield.
AA - £310 Barndennoch.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 13th May 2019.

Calves continue to meet a pleasing trade with plenty of buyers in attendance.

Bull Calf
Lim - £440 (x4) Barndennoch, £390 Ryes.
BB - £420, £410 Middlebie Rigg.
AA - £385 (x2) Ryes.

Heifer Calf
Lim - £485 (x3) Barndennoch, £440 (x2) Ryes.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale on Monday 29th April 2019.

Calves a steady trade.

Bull Calf
Limousin to £450, £420 x3 Ryes
British Blue to £450 Brownfield
Montbelliard to £390 Upper Portrack
Angus to £355 x6 Ingleston Ford

Heifer Calf
Limousin to £440 Ryes x2
British Blue to £410 Brownfield
Angus to £270 Locharwoods.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 15th April 2019.

Good show of calves forward. More could have been easily sold

Bull Calf
Limousin to £460 Ryes x2
British Blue to £455 Brownfield
Simmental to £440 Brownfield

Heifer Calf
Limousin to £475 x3 Barndennoch, £420 x4 Barndennoch
British Blue to £455 x3 Brownfield


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 18th March 2019.

A good show of calves presented to a full ring side of buyers. Trade much sharper, more could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Bull Calf
Limousin to £555 £450 x3 Ryes,£450 Lochbank, £395 x3 Barndennoch

Heifer Calf
Limousin to £425 x4 Barndennoch £400 x2 Ryes
Aberdeen Angus to £295 £275 Barndennoch
Simmental to £290 Lochbank


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 4th March 2019.

Calves sharper on the week.

Bull Calf
Limousin to £420 Ryes, £395, £390 Barndennoch
Angus to £385 Barndennoch
Simmental to £360 Upper Portrak
British Blue to £345 Clonrae
Montbelliarde to £285 Upper Portrack 

Heifer Calf
Limousin to £385 Ryes
British Blue to £300 Clonrae


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 18th February 2019.

Calves were easily sold to a large attendance of buyers.
Bull Calf
Limousin to £425 (x2), £420 Ryes, £360 (x2) Barndennoch.
Heifer Calf
Liomousin to £420 Ryes.
Angus to £340 (x2) Barndennoch


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 4th February 2019.

A fine show of calves presented to the usual ringside of buyers. More calves could have been sold easily.

Bull Calf
Limousin to £360 (x2) £350 (x2) £340 (x3)  Barndennoch
Angus to £310 £300 Barndennoch.


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of Calves in Dumfries on Monday 21st January 2019.

More calves could have been sold to sellers advanatge.

Bull Calf
Limousin to £490 Nether Dargavel, £400 (x2) Barndennoch, £385 (x2) Barndennoch
Simmental to £480 Nether Dargavel
Angus to £440, £400, £360 Ryes

Heifer Calf
Angus to £420 (x2) Ryes
Limousin to £380 (x2) Ryes


C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their opening sale of calves for 2019 in Dumfries on Monday 7th January 2019.

Limousin Heifer to £440 A W Currie, Barndennoch
Limousin Bull to £350 WL Millar, Ryes


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 sponsored 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.