Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale of 397 Store Cattle & Young Calves along with the May Show & Sale of Breeding Cattle in Dumfries on Monday 16th May 2016.

A large ringside of buyers were present with trade good for all classes.

140 Bullocks ave 222.1p to 270p and £1115

33 Holstein Friesian ave 128.7p to 138p and £805

141 Heifers ave 211.1p to 267.6p and £1100

Bullocks Per Head

Limousin to £1115, £1020, £970 Hightownhead, £1110 Middlebie Hill, £1100, £1060 No 4 Mid Locharwoods, £1035 Barnbarroch, £995 Ballaggan, £960, £890 Wyliehole, £890 Knockneen, £885 Bush of Craigs

Angus to £1105 Greenbank, £1070 East Gallaberry, £975 Shambellie Grange, £955 Knockneen, £940 Westhills

British Blue to £1090 Middlebie Hill, £1035 No 4 Mid Locharwoods, £955 Knockneen

Hereford to £1070 Shambellie Grange

Luing to £1065 Airyolland

Charolais to £1020 Maryfield

Simmental to £900 Auchenhill, £885 Knockneen, £885 Bush of Craigs

British Friesain to £805 Middlebie Hill

Holstein Friesain to £705 Westhills

Heifers Per Head

Limousin to £1100, £1055, £890 High Auchneel, £945 Hightownhead, £880, £875 No 2 Tregallon, £870 (x2) Ballaggan, £845 Knockneen

Angus to £1045, £1020, £1005 High Auchneel

Charolais to £1000 Foregirth, £985, £945 Foregirth, £960 Hayfield, £910 Maryfield

Simmental to £950, £910, 3890 (x2) Abune the Brae, £930 Mossburn

Blonde to £845 Knockneen

Saler to £845 Knockneen

Shorthorn to £830 Knockneen

Devon to £805 Greenwrae Croft

Bullocks Per Kg

Saler to 270p, 244.1p Pilmuir

Limousin to 267.3p Hazelbank, 263.3p, 251.9p Backburn, 252.9p Bush of Craigs, 250p Craiglearen, 246.7p Crosslees, 240.5p Wyliehole

Simmental to 264.8p Airyolland, 252.9p Bush of Craigs

Angus to 261.9p Courstein, 252.2p Shambellie Grange

British Blue to 251.9p Backburn

Charolais to 248.8p Maryfield

Heifers Per Kg

Simmental to 267.6p, 230.2p Barend

Limousin to 236.5p, 231.6p No 2 Tregallon, 222.9p Craiglearen

Charolais to 233.3p Maryfield

Kindly Sponsored by Carrs Billington Agriculture Ltd
Kindly Sponsored by Carrs Billington Agriculture Ltd

A huge attendance of local and distant buyers were in attendance at the May Show & Sale of Breeding Cattle – Trade easily surpassed sellers expectations with the days returns.

breeding Cattle

Breeding Cattle

Breeding Cattle

Breeding Cattle

140 Heifers & Cows with Calves at foot – All classes in big demand with best units meeting very brisk competition.

Limousin Heifers with Heifer Calf £2600 Brownrigg, £2100 Fingland, £2000 Garmartin

Angus Heifers with Bull Calf £2400, £2300, £2150 Millantae, £2120 (x2), £2080 Cruggleton, £2000 South Milton

Limousin Heifers with Bull Calf £2350, £2250 Millantae, £2200 Garmartin, £2150, £2000 Brownrigg, £1950 Tinwald Shaws, £1950 Fingland

Angus Heifers with Angus Heifer Calf £2300, £2150, £2050 (x2) Millantae, £2300 Cruggleton, £2250, £2100 Fingland, £1850 Brickhouse

Angus Cow with Bull Calf £2200 South Milton

British Blue Heifer with Heifer Calf £2000 Rigghead, £2000 Tinwald Shaws

British Blue with Bull Calf £1950 Rigghead

Simmental Heifers with Heifer Calf £1950, £1900 Brownrigg, £1950 Belridding, £1900 Fingland, £1850 Rigghead

Simmental Heifers with Bull Calf £1950 Belridding

Angus Heifer with Heifer Calf £1800 Garmartin, £1750 South Milton

Beef Shorthorn with Bull Calf £1500, £1400 Gall, £1320 Brickhouse

9 Cows In Calf

Hereford £1340 (x2), £1260 Pillmuir

Angus £1220, £1100 (x3) Pilmuir

Limousin £1100 High Auchneel

176 Bulling Heifers – Stylish heifers easily sold whilst plainer sorts met a more hesitant demand.

British Blue £1460 Brownrigg, £1200 Searigg, £1120 Drum, £1100 Chapelcroft, £1080 (x2)Shenrick

Limousin £1350, £1180 Drum, £1280, £1200 Brownrigg, £1240, £1160, £1100 Kirktonfield, £1200, £1100 (x2) Ryemuir, £1080 Chapelcroft, £1080 (x2) Innerfield

Simmental x Luing £1120 Commonside

Angus £1100, £1080 (x2), £1060 Kirktonfield, £1100, £1080 Panlands

Beef Shorthorn £1080 Gall

13 Breeding Bulls

Limousin £3500 Crossdykes, £2200 Farhills

Angus £2600 Netherhall

Saler £2600 Gall

Simmental £2500 Kirtleton House

Charolais £2000 Greenfield, £2000 Netherhall

Prior to the Sale Mr RJ Stodart, Mill of Inverarity found the following worthy winners in the days show which was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington, Annan

Best Pen of Bullong Heifers – Messrs Dunlop, Searigg making £1200

Best Native Bred Heifer with Calf - Messrs Fleming, South Milton making £2200

Best Continental Bred Heifer with Calf – Messrs Marshall, Brownrigg