Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly Sale Store & Breeding Cattle in Dumfries on Monday 13th June 2016.
128 Store Cattle – Trade continues to sell beyond buyers expectations, with all classes meeting brisk competition, with grass types in big demand.
54 Bullocks ave 212.2p to 267.4p and £1250
16 Holstein Friesain to 138.9p to 146.3p and £785
47 Heifers ave 207.2p to 269.1p and £1130
11 Bulls ave 172p to 202p and £1090
Bullocks Per Head
British Blue to £1250, £1145, £1060 Kirkmichael Mains, £1060 High Auchneel.
Limousin to £1170 Howes, £1115 Kirkmichael Mains, £935 High Auchneel, £875 Sunnyhill.
Angus to £1150 Howes, £1080 Kirkmichael Mains, £1040 Howes.
Simmental to £955 Hillhead, £900, £885 Park of Tongland.
Charolais to £795 Bargatton.
Holstein to £785 Kirkmichael Mains.
Hereford to £755 Gillenbie.
Heifers Per Head
British Blue to £1130 Kirkmichael Mains, £925 High Auchneel, £900 Kirkmichael Mains.
Charolais to £1080, £980 Hillhead, £970 High Auchneel.
Angus to £970, £900 High Auchneel.
Limousin to £800, £775 Glenlaugh.
Bulls Per Head
Limousin to £1090 Mid Locharwoods, £975 Auchenhill.
Simmental to £1010 Auchenhill.
Angus to £890 Auchenhill.
Bullocks Per Kg
Limousin to 267.4p, 248.5p Sunnyhill.
Angus to 254.4p Bargatton.
Simmental to 251.5p Gillenbie, 233p Park of Tongland.
Charolais to 248.4p Bargatton, 246.8 Gillenbie.
Heifers Per Kg
Limousin to 269.1p, 263.2p Sunnyhill.
Charolais to 245.9p Bargatton.
Angus to 214.1p Fingland.
35 Breeding Cattle – A good attendance of buyers ensured plenty of trade for all classes with heifers with calves averaging £1751.67.
Limousin heifer with bull calf - £2080 Kildarroch, £1700 Brownrigg.
Limousin heifer with heifer calf - £2050 Brownrigg, £1880 Kildarroch.
Shorthorn heifer with bull calf - £1850 Kildarroch.
Saler heifer with heifer calf - £1800, £1700 Kildarroch.
Saler heifer with bull calf - £1750 Kildarroch.
Simmental bulling heifers - £1000 Newlands.