Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Annual Show & Sale of Suckled Calves and Store Cattle in Dumfries on Monday 17th October 2016, with an entry of 780 head.

Champion beast from W Templeton & Son, Glenlaugh
Champion beast from W Templeton & Son, Glenlaugh

300 Suckled Calves were presented to the days Judge Mr David Morgan, Almeley who found his best animal in the pen from W Templeton & Son, Glenlaugh with their late April born Charolais x Heifer making £1050 (355.9p/kg) to the judge.

However a spectacular run of Limousin Bred calves (March/April) from Gary Bell, Haas-side Farm met a flying trade of £1400 (424.2p), £1310 (403.1p), £1250 (357.1p), £1200 (328.8p), £1120 (367.2p), Sunnyhill £890 (285.2p)

British Blue x Calves (April Born) from Drumburn to £1020 (340p), £860 (292.9p), £840 (289.1p), Sunnyhill (285.7p).

Charolais x Calves (April Born) from Townhead £935 (288.17p), £895 (287.7p), Whinneyhill £810 (262.3p)

Blonde x Calves (March born) from Maryfield £790 (272.4p)

Angus x Calves (April Born) from Dollard £735 (248.1p), Culcaigrie £620 (240.5p)

Simmental x Calves (April born) from Townhead £855 (267.2p)

Heifer Calves

Charolais to Glenlaugh £1050 (355.9p), £970 (328.8p), Romesbeoch £830 (332p), Townhead £810 (270p)

Simmental to Glencrosh £640 (240.7p)

Limousin to Haas-side £1300 (406.3p), £1150 (319.4p), Sunnyhill £1000 (321.4p), £930 (317.5p), £900 (310p)

Bulls

Charolais to Upper Rigg £600 (245.5p)

Spring Born Calves Bullocks ave £767.46 (252.2p)

Spring Born Calves Heifers ave £598.77 (222.2p)

Spring Born Calves Bulls ave £545 (215.2p)


480 Store CattleA large ringside of buyers actively seeking cattle and all classes would be sharper.

280 Bullocks ave 198.4p to 241.9p and £1280

55 Holstein Friesain ave 137.6p to 156.8p and £745

162 Heifers ave 196.8p to 226.7p and £1120

13 Bulls ave 208.3p to 241.3p and £965

Per Head

Bullocks

Charolais to £1280 West Crossleys, £1105, £1010 Annefield, £1040, £905 Shawfield, £950 Netherahll, £900 Borgue House

Angus to £1110 No 6 Howes, £1020 Kirkbride, £1020, £990 Sweetbit, £1010 Ballaggan, £1005 (x2) Keyla Park, £945 Mosside, £935 Potholm, £920 Beechgrove, £920 Baltersan, £905 Netherhall

Limousin to £1095, £1085, £940 Kirkbride, £1085 Annefield, £1040, £1025 Lantonside, £1010 Ballaggan, £1040 Wyliehole, £1035 (x2) No 6 Howes, £1015, £970 Glenstockadale, £1005, £955 Keyla Park, £970 Terregles, £950 Netherhall, £950 Edingham

Simmental to £1040, £905 Shawfield, £930 Borgue House, £895 Springfield, £860 High Barlay

Hereford to £980, £930 Baltersan

Saler to £950 Edingham

Charolais to £905 Beechgrove

Blonde to £900 Maryfield

Beef Shorthorn to £855 Corriehills

Shorthorn to £830 Cocklicks

Heifers

Charolais to £1120 Sweetbit, £925, £905 Annefield, £895 Borgue House

Angus to £1100 Lantonside, £990, £920 Kirkbride, £960 Glenstockadale, £945 Keyla Park

Simmental to £1050 Maryfield, £920, £880 Shawfield, £895 Borgue House

Limousin to £955 Edingham, £935 Kirkbride, £935, £930, £890 Glenstockadale, £935, £910 Wyliehole,£910 Sweetbit, £895 Netherhall £885 Mosside

Charolais to £900, £885 Beechgrove

British Blue to £865 Cocklicks, £865 Backburn

Bulls

Limousin to £965 Bankswood

The days show was very kindly sponsored by Soltyre Ltd, Dumfries