Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly Sale of Store Cattle in Dumfries on Monday 16th June 2014.

Trade was satisfactory for a mixed offering forward.

49 Bulls average 204.7 to 220p and £1245
17 Holstein Friesian Bullocks average 130.1p to 168p and £740
62 Heifers average 191.2p to 203.3p and £1065

Principal Prices

Limousin to £1245, £1025, £950 Landis
Charolais to £815 Foregirth
Blonde to £740 Landis, £640 Calvertsholm

British Blue to £1015, £850 Landis
Limousin to £1015 Landis

Breeding Cattle
102 Beef Breeding Cattle were forward at the June Sale with a good attendance of local buyers present and a pleasing trade prevailed.

Limousin Heifer with Heifer calves to £2100 Greenhead, £1900 (x2) West Cluden
Angus Heifer with Heifer calves to £1900 West Cluden
Hereford Heifer with Heifer calves to £1900 Kirkland
Angus Heifer with Heifer bull calves to £1900 West Cluden
Limousin Heifer with Bull calves to £1950 Kirkland
Limousin Cows with bull calves to £1550 Tarbreoch
Limousin Cows with Heifer calves to £1750 Greenhead
Shorthorn Heifer I/C to £1200 Leathorn

Bulling Heifers met intense competition
Limousin to £1190 Drum, £1140, £1100 Croft Manor, £1080 Upper Barr
Angus to £960 Beuchan
British Blue to £940 Upper Barr