Dumfries Young Calf Sale Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 28th July 2014.

A very good quality show of 18 calves sold well, more than double could have been easily cashed to an increased ring side. Top price on the day was £365 for a Lim x bull from Ryes.

Top Prices
Bulls
Simmental x £350 & £295, Newbie Mains
British Blue £340, £300, Byeloch
Limousin x to £365, Ryes
Friesian £70, Barony
Heifers
Limousin x £355, Nether Dargavel, £330 & £260 Ryes
Friesian £210, Byeloch


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 14th July 2014.

A smaller entry of 7 calves sold to recent high rates, many more could have been sold to advantage. Top price on the day was £360 for a Limousin x heifer from Ryes Farm.

Top Prices
Limousin x to £360, Ryes
Aberdeen Angus x to £240, £210 Trailflatt, £220, £190 North Corbelly
Charolais x £300 Nether Dargavel
British Blue x to £270 Trailflatt


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 30th June 2014.

15 Calves forward selling to recent high rates, many more could have been easily sold. Top price on the day was £325 for a Limousin x from Ryes Farm.

Top Prices
Limousin x to £325, £320, £290 Ryes
Fleckvieh to £260, £200, £190 (x3) Castle
Hereford to £150 North Corbelly
British Blue x to £270 North Corbelly
Aberdeen Angus to £250 North Corbelly


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 16th June 2014.

Small show of Calves forward still selling to recent high rates, many more needed to meet buyers requirements.

Top price on day was £220 for an Aberdeen Angus Bull from Inglestonford. Limousin Heifer £200 North Corbelly; Aberdeen Angus Bulls £220, £215, £170 Inglestonford


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 2nd June 2014.

Good show of 17 calves met a brisk trade where many more could have been sold to advantage. Top price of £420 was paid for a Limousin x Bull calf from Capelfoot.

Leading prices
Bulls
Limousin £420 Capelfoot, £240, £225, £220 Ryes
Simmental £310 Newbie Mains
Aberdeen Angus £205, £170 Inglestoneford
Holstein Friesian £75 (x2) Barr

Heifers
Holstein Friesian £390, £385, £355 Newbie Mains
Limousin £330, £240, £205 Ryes
Simmental £300 Newbie Mains
Aberdeen Angus £185 Ryes


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 19th May 2014.

14 Young Calves were forward, with a packed ringside. Calves were easily cashed and far more could have been sold to advantage topping the sale at £410 (x2) for British Blue Bulsl from Bruntshields

Bulls - British Blue £410 (x2), £320 Bruntshields
Fleckveigh - £250, £215 Castle
Shorthorn - £140 (x4) Brickhouse
Heifers - British Blue to £352, £320 Bruntshields


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 6th May 2014.

Small show of calves all selling very well to packed ringside of buyers more required to meet buyers requirements.

Top price of £200 for a 1 month old Angus x Bull Calf from Brickhouse. Other leading prices Shorthorn Bulls £145 (x2), £125 (x3), Angus x Bulls £200, £135


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 21st April 2014.

A small show of 15 Calves forward met a keen demand infront of a large ringside of buyers where many more could have been sold to advantage. Top price was £220 fro a 8 week old Hereford x Bull from Heathfield. Other leading prices Hereford x £190, £180, £175 Heathfield; Angus x to £190 (x2) Brickhouse; Shorthorn £140 (x4) Brickhouse.