Dumfries Store & Breeding Cattle Sale Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle and suckled calves in Dumfries, on Monday 14th October 2019, with 689 forward.

British Blue Heifer from Neil Shuttleworth

Prior to the sale the show sponsored by Soltyre ltd and was ably judged by David Morgan, Hereford who picked out a British Blue Heifer from Neil Shuttleworth, Drumburn as the best single animal. Home-bred, May born and scaling 290kg sold at £930(320.7p/kg) for the McKelvey children, Burnside.

Best pen of Limousin bullocks from A & M Fitzsimmon, Tregallon (March born) realising £830.     

Best pen of Limousin bullocks

277 Spring born calves met brisk competition with trade being similar on the year.

Bullocks to 287.7 p/kg East Kirkcarswell Ave 230.3p/kg or £686.20         

Heifers to 320.7p/kg Drumburn Ave 206.3p/kg or £575.

Spring born Bullocks Per Head

Tregallon, £780, £730 (x2) Dollard. Char -  £770 St Ninans Grove
Spring born Bullocks Per Kilo
Char -  287.7p, 251.8p East Kirkcarswell. Lim – 253.8p St Ninians Grove, 235.5p Hunthills.     Sim – 243.3p, 240p Dollard. AA – 243.3p Dollard. BB -  234.9p Drumburn. Here – 224p Tarbert.

Spring born Heifers Per Head

BB -  £930 Drumburn. Lim - £870, £860 Tregallon, £850 Drumburn. Sim - £685, £670, £610 Dollard. AA - £650 Woodside.  
Spring born Heifers Per Kilo
BB -  320.7p Drumburn. Lim -  276.2p Tregallon, 270p St Ninains Grove.  Char -  245.8 East Kirkcarswell, 231.8p St Ninains Grove. Sim – 219.2p Dollard.  Here – 213.3p Tarbert.  AA – 196.2p St Ninians Grove                        

412 Store Cattle:  A competitive trade throughout for all classes.    

Bullocks Ave 186.2p/kg to 227p/kg Low Glasnick and £1085.               

Heifers Ave 180.3p/kg to 218.3p/kg Craigend and £1130.                                           

Bullocks Per Head                                                                                                    

AA -  £1085, £980 Kirkbride. £980 Keyla Park, £945 Shenrick. Lim - £1035, £1010, £990 Kirkbride, £1000 High Auchneel, £985 No 6 Howes. BB -  £1000, £920, £910 (x2), £900(x2) Low Glasnick, £985 High Auchneel.  Sals - £1000 High Auchneel. Here -  £990 Keyla Park, £910 Denbieyett. Sim - £985 High Auchneel, £940 Cormaddie. Char - £890, £570 Netherhall. Mont - £885 Shenrick. Gall - £795 (x2) Baltersan. Frie -  £740 Baltersan, £725 Kirkland.

Heifers Per Head

Lim - £1130 Craigend, £980 Nutfield Rd, £950 High Auchneel, £915 Denbieyett. Sim - £1030, £950, £900 High Auchneel, £975, £945 Cormaddie. Char - £990, £950 High Auchneel, £975, £945 Cormaddie, £900 Denbieyett. Short - £935 High Auchneel. Here - £900 Low Glasnick, £890 High Auchneel. BB - £880, £850(x2) Low Glasnick. AA - £870 Cormaddie. Sals -  £860 Low Glasnick.