Dumfries Young Calf Sale Report
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.
Limousin to £465, £460, £445 Ryes
Angus to £330 Fingland
Fleckvieh to £270 Limekilns
Limousin to £450, £320 Ryes, £300 Byeloch
Next Calf Sale Monday 29th May 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 1st May 2017.
Numbers forward were far short of increased attendance of buyers needs. Trade for all calves was exceptional.
British Blue to £465, £440 Slacks, £370 Kerricks
Angus to £460 Slacks
Fleckvieh to £435 (x2) Slacks
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.
Fleckvieh to £450, £120, £400 Stannock, £390, £380 Slacks
Limousin to £450 Barndennoch
Angus to £420, £400 Slacks
British Blue to £370, £350 Kerricks
Limousin to £320 Cleughbrae
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
British Blue to £450 Barnbarroch
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.
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
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.
Limousin to £475, £440, £430 Barndennoch
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.
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.
Limousin x to £525, £505 Bardennoch
Fleckvieh x to £325, £280, £250 Slacks
Angus to £325 Slacks
Hereford x to £300 Barend
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.
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.
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
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.
Beef Shorthorn to £400 Tarbert.
Hereford to £355 (x2) Tarbert.
Shorthorn to £290 Tarbert.
British Friesian to £175 Tarbert.
Holstein to £138 Hartfield.
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.
Angus to £400, £360, £350 Fingland.
British Blue to £245, £235, £220 Kerricks.
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.
Simmental to £525 Lochbank, £430 Hightownhead
Charolais to £420 Craigieland Hill
Angus to £380 Barend
Hereford to £130 Newmains
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
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.
Beef Shorthorn to £415 (x2) Butterdales.
Angus to £278, £225 Leathorn, £160 Park.
Charolais to £400 Leathorn.
Limousin to £370 Marchbank.
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.
Angus to £485, £460, £450 Fingland, £475, £435 Barend
British Blue to £425, £415, £320 Kerricks
Holstein Friesain to £148, £110 Kerricks
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.
Stirks (over 12 Weeks)
Limousin to £590 Blindhillbush, £590 Hillend, £540 Meikle Mark
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
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.
Angus to £448 (x3) Meikle Mark, £400 (x4) Fingland
Limousin to £160 Park Farm
Holstein Friesain to £100 Hartfield
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.
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
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.
Simmental to £430 Newbie Mains
Angus to £380 Byeloch
Holstein Friesian to £178, £160, £150 (x2) Hartfield
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
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 27th June 2016.
A Small show of quality calves forward to the usual packed ringside. The sale was dominated by British Blue and Angus Sired Calves which ensured all vendors returning home with a good trade.
British Blue to £430 Inglestoneford, £355 (x2) Kerricks
Angus to £445 Inglestoneford, £375 Leathorn
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 13th June 2016.
A small show of calves forward to a busy ringside of keen bidders. Many more could have been easily sold.
Montbelliard to £365, £325 Upper Portrack
British Blue to £325 R & L Austin
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 30th May 2016.
A mixed show of calves forward to a very busy ringside of bidders. More calves and stirks required to fulfil buyers requirements.
Montbelliard to £345 Upper Portrack
British Blue to £330 Upper Portrack
Angus to £265 Tarbreoch
Devon to £240, £230 (x2) Upper Portrack
Holstein Friesain to £160 Tarbreoch, £115, £110 (x3) Upper Portrack
Limousin to £295 Cleughbrae
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of Young Calves at Dumfries on Monday 16th May 2016.
A smaller show of young calves was forward – competiton was brisk.
British Blue Bull to £440 Barnbarroch
Limouisn Bull to £365 Boreland
Angus Heifer to £190 Barend