Dumfries Special Spring Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle 

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their annual spring sale of breeding cattle in Dumfries on Friday 10th May 2019 with 566 head forward.

A full ringside of local and distant buyers were present with all classes selling at well beyond sellers expectations.

Top price BB heifer with a heifer calf to £2800 from McNeill Estates, Shennanton.

Top price bulling heifers to £1500 for Limousin from M/s Harvey, Drum.

Heifers with calves met the dearest trade seen at this centre with demand exceptional.

Cow & bull calf
Lim - £2150, £2000, £1900 Barshill . AA - £1980 Barshill

Cow & heifer calf
Lim - £2250, £2000 Barshill

Heifer & bull calf
Lim - £2600, £2200 Shennanton, £2400, £2250, £2150, £2100, £2050 (x2) Garmartin, £2200 Riggheads, £2050 Fingland. Sim - £2350, £2300 (x4), £2200, £2150 Hartbush. BB - £2200 Cleughbrae, £2100, £2000 Shennanton. Belt Gall - £2150, £1900 Riggheads. AA - £2000, £1950 Riggheads. Short - £1950 (x2) No 2 Tregallon.

Heifer & heifer calf
BB to £2800 Shennanton, £1900 Cleughbrae. Lim - £2250 (x2), £1950 Garmartin, £2050, £1950 Riggheads. Sim - £2200 Hartbush, £2050 Fingland, £2050 Cleughbrae. Sals to £2100 Riggheads. Short - £2000 Barshill, £1900 No 2 Tregallon. AA to £1950 Riggheads

Bulling heifers also met a big trade, heifers with power and style wanted.
Lim- £1500, £1480 Drum, £1400, £1380, £1300 (x2) Brownrigg, £1350 Cleughbrae, £1350 (x2) Kirktonfield £1300 Gillrigg, £1300 Waterside, £1300 Ryemuir. Sim - £1350, £1220 Shawfield, £1200 Commonside, £1180 Innerfield. Short - £1160, £1150 Barshill. AA - £1150 Barshill, £1120 Ryemuir. Hfd - £1100 Drum. BB - £1100 Bruntshields, £1100 Brownfield. Belt Gall - £1000 Boreland.

In calf heifers - BB- £1450 K Lochhead, 16 St Ninians drive
Breeding bulls - Sim- £2550 M/s Goldie, Newbie Mains & Short - £2150 M/s Marshall, Barshill

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