Dumfries Store Cattle Sale Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly Sale of Store Cattle in Dumfries on Monday 14th July 2014.

132 Forward – Big attendance of local and distant buyers. Trade remains firm. Producers should take advantage of the high demand for all classes.

58 Bullocks ave 211.4p to 239.1p and £1020
25 Holstein Friesian Bullocks ave 140.2p to 165p and £855
49 Heifers ave 203.8 to 224p and £985

Per head
Limousin to £1020 Foremannoch, £935 Hightownhead, £910 Foregirth.
Charolais to £940 Foregirth.
Simmental to £985, £900 Hightownhead.
Angus to £905 Fardingjames, £890 Netherhall
Blonde to £885 Foregirth
Holstein Friesian to £855, £830 Upper Longbank

Angus to £980 Braehead, £950, £930 Uppermoor, £920 Braehead, £915 North Corbelly
Charolias to £985, £980 Courance
Simmental to £975, £920, £915 Courance
Hereford to £860 North Corbelly

A smaller show of breeding cattle met a slower trade. Angus Heifer with Heifer calf to £1400 West Cluden. Angus Cow with Bull calf to £1380 East Gallaberry.

Monthly sale of Dairy Cattle to £1600 for a fresh calved HF Heifer from Rymuir.