Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their annual Show and Sale of Suckled calves & Store cattle in Dumfries on Monday 15th October 2018.

Centre Records were smashed with the days champion suckled calf from Gary Bell, Haas Side a Home-bred March born Limousin x Heifer. This much admired stylish black calf sold at £4100 to Local Show Man Ali Jackson.

Champion

Champion

Phillip Wharton, Snade Farm then sold a home-bred Limousin Heifer (May Born) at £2400 to M/s Wilkinson, Lincs.

137 Bullock Calves Ave 242.1p/kg or £795.14.

97 Heifer Calves Ave 230.6p/kg or £715.60.

Bullocks – Per Head

Limousin to £1100, £1080 (x2), £1050, £1020, £1000 Haas Side, £1000 Tregallon

British Blue to £920 Drumburn

Simmental to £900, £770 Chanlockfoot, £825, £795 Dollard

Angus to £890 St Ninians Grove, £885 Glencrosh

Charolais to £880, £815 Whinnyhill, £850, £830 St Ninians Grove

Shorthorn to £750 Butterdales

Heifers – Per Head

British Blue to £1300 Drumburn

Limousin to £1080, £1000, £950 Has Side, £1000 Tregallon

Charolais to £920 St Ninians Grove, £720 Whinnyhill

Simmental to £630, £625 Dollard

The Show was Kindly Sponsored by Soltyre ltd and The North West Limousin Cattle Club and ably judged by Billy Boyd.

1st Prize Single Limousin Haas-Side £4100

1st Prize Pen Limousin Tregallon £760

1st Prize Single AOB (BB) Drumburn £1300

1st Prize Pen AOB (Char) Whinnyhill £720

301 Store Cattle: All classes would be easier sold. Big percentage of Dairy Breds forward.

137 Bullocks Ave 205p/kg to 234.4p/kg and £1165.

20 Holstein Bullocks Ave 126.4p/kg to 140.7p/kg and £845.

144 Heifers Ave 200.8p/kg to 231.3p/kg and £1065.

Bullocks – Per Head

Simmental to £1165, £980, £950 Shawfield

Angus to £1105 High Auchneel, £1080 Kirkbride, £1070 Shenrick, £970 Keyla Park, £960 Kirkland.

Charolais to £1100 Hillhead

Montbeliarde to £1045 Gimmenbie, £910 Shenrick

Charolais to £1040, £1035 Beech Grove

British Blue to £1005 Shenrick, £935 Kirkland, £905 High Auchneel.

Limousin to £1140, £1020 Kirkbride, £1140 No 6 Howes, £1005 Gimmenbie £1000, £980, £955, £930 High Auchneel, £960 Ballaggan, £915 Highlaw.

Fleckvieh to £910 Shenrick

Hereford to £860 Baltersan

Friesian to £845 Kirkbride

Shorthorn to £985 Gimmenbie

Heifers - Per Head

Charolais to £1065, £1040, £940 Beech Grove

Simmental to £1035, £945 Shawfield, £990, £905 Drumhumphrey, £890 Beechgrove

British Blue to £1010, £960, £910 (x2), £900 Low Glasnick

Angus to £970 Boreland of Southwick, £900 Beech Grove.

Limousin to £980, £955, £930 High Auchneel £915 Highlaw £890, £880 Drumcru

Montbeliarde to £905 Gimmenbie

Shorthorn to £850 Gimmenbie.