The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their fortnightly
sale of Store & Breeding Cattle on Tuesday
11th September, 2012.
An improved show of 93 store cattle with many more strong feeding
heifers on offer saw a top price of £915 (x3) for Charolais
heifers from B.E. & S. Davidson, Bellfield Farm with Charolais
bullocks from the same home to £890.
Charolais - £890, £880 Bellfield Farm.
Angus - £815 Bellfield Farm, £690 (x3) Craig Farm.
Luing - £755 Grobdale of Girthon.
British Blue - £740 (x2), £720 (x3) Laverhay.
Blue Grey - £720 Ryehill, £670 (x2) Sewing Shields.
Longhorn - £710 Laverhay.
Shorthorn - £685 Ryehill.
Charolais - £915 (x3) Bellfield Farm, £860 Townfoot, £850
(x3) Bellfield Farm.
Limousin - £855 Townfoot, £750 Ryehill, £745 Townfoot, £745
(x3) Ryehill, £740 Townfoot.
Simmental - £805 (x2) Townfoot.
Angus - £800 (x2) Townfoot, £730 (x2) Roanstree, £615
(x5) Craig Farm.
A large show of 88 breeding cattle saw young cows and calves very
dear and older cows slightly harder to sell. The sale was topped
at £1,720 for a Limousin cow with Limousin bull calf from J.M. & K.E.
Limousin Cow with Bull Calf - £1,720 Bellbank, £1,250
Hereford Cow with Bull Calf - £1,310, £1,180, £1,120
Limousin Cow with Heifer Calf - £1,400, £1,350 (x2), £1,320
Hereford Cow with Heifer Calf - £1,120, £950 (x2) Enzieholm.
Hereford Heifer with Bull Calf - £1,280 (x2), £1,220, £1,080
Charolais Heifer with Heifer Calf - £1,020 Bellfield Farm.
Limousin Cow in calf - £910, £780 Birchtimber Hill.
Simmental Cow in calf - £850 Braehead, £730 Greenburn.
Limousin Bulling Heifer - £980 (x3), £850 (x2) The Nook.