Dumfries Young Calf Sale Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Final 2014 sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 15th December 2014.

17 Young Calves forward (all beef crosses)

Calves easily sold – More required for an ever increasing ringside of buyers.

Simmental Bull to £340 Mansefield Mains
Angus Bull to £325 Ryes
British Blue Bull to £300 Barnbarroch
Simmental Heifer to £300 Mansefield Mains
Limousin Bull to £280 Ryes

Next Calf Sale Monday 12th January 2015, Contact Kate Macdonald 07741 313 029


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Christmas show and sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 1st December 2014.

35 good quality young calves were forward to a packed ringside of buyers. Trade very dear.

First prize beef bred calf and overall champion was a 8 week old Limousin x bull from S I Carlisle and Co, Nether Dargavel, which sold for £465 to Mr Baty & Son, Broomhills.

Calf champion with sponsers NMR, Judge Mr Sloan, Consigner Sam Carlisle

Champion Calf with sponsors NMR, Judge Mr Sloan, Consigner Sam Carlisle

Second prize beef bred calf went to Kerricks Farm Ltd for a 8 week old BB Heifer calf which sold for £430.

First prize dairy bred calf was a 10 week old Fleckvieh heifer from Messrs JM & J Goldie. Newbie Mains which was sold for £300

The show was kindly sponsered by NMR and judged by Mr D Sloan. Backburn.


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 17th November 2014.

15 Calves Forward – Beef cross calves meeting plenty of competition. Greater Numbers needed.
Limousin Bull Calves to £345 Trailflat
British Blue Heifer Calves to £325 Trailflat
Angus Bull Calves to £230 North Corbelly


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 3rd November 2014.

A larger entry on 27 calves forward, topping the young calves at £335 for a Limousin x Bull (6wo) from M/S W Miller, Ryes. Topping the Black & White section was a 6 week old Holstein Friesian x Bull from Spittal House Farms Ltd which sold for £235. Limousin Heifer to £290 from Ryes


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 20th October 2014.

Another good show of Calves with best selling to usual high rates. Top price on the day was £340 for a Simmental x Bull Calf from Newbie Mains.

Simmental Bulls to £340, £320 Newbie Mains
Fleckvieh Bulls to £215, £200 Newbie Mains
Limousin Bulls to £335, £270 Ryes, £315, £220 Barnbarroch
Limousin Heifers to £270, £250 Ryes


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

A good show of 17 Calves all selling to recent high rates. Top price on day was £405 for a Limousin Bull from the Ryes

Limousin Bull to £405 Ryes, £260 Bruntshields
Angus Bull to £320, £260 Inglestonford
Simmental Bull to £320 Dalswinton
British Blue Bull to £300, £270, £245, £240 Bruntshields
British Blue Heifer to £250 Bruntshields
Limousin Heifer to £250 Trailflat, £220 Ryes


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 22nd September 2014.

Larger show of 22 calves forward with the majority Black & White. More good quality beef x calves needed to fill buyers requirements.

Angus Heifer to £285 Inglestonford
Angus Bull to £280, £270 (x2), £240 Inglestonford
British Blue Heifer to £240 North Corbelly
Simmental Heifer to £200 North Corbelly
Black & White Bulls to £100 (x6) Barndennoch


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 8th September 2014.

Smaller Show of Calves with majority Black & White Bull Calves, more better types of beef crosses needed to fulfil buyers requirements. Top price on the day was £470 for a tremendous 7 week old Simmental Bull Calf from Nethertown

Bulls
Black & White (2-3wks) to £70, £60, £50 (X2) Courance
Angus to £295 Barnbarroch
Simmental to £470 Nethertown
Limousin to £200 Boreland

Heifers
Limousin to £220 Boreland


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 25th August 2014.

Smaller show of 10 calves forward with prices exceeding recent high rates. Many more beef bred calves are needed to satisfy buyers requirements.

Top Prices on the day was £420 for a Limousin x Bull Calf from Ryes Farm.
Limousin Bulls £420 Ryes, £300 Trailflatt
B&W Bulls £40 (x3- (1-2wo) Courance
Limousin Heifer £360 Ryes, £325 Trailflatt


Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Fortnightly Sale of Young Calves in Dumfries on Monday 11th August 2014.

Another good show of 13 calves all in great demand many more needed to meet buyers requirements. Top price on the day was £335 for a Simmental Bull Calf from Newbie Mains.

Bulls
Simmental to £335, £320, £310 Newbie Mains
Angus to £310 Inglestonford, £170 North Corbelly
British Blue to £330 Barnbarroch
Holstein to £80, £70 Courance

Heifers
British Blue to £300 Barnbarroch
Angus to £110 (x2) North Corbelly
Simmental to £225, £200 Newbie Mains


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.