Open­ing mar­ket for the cat­tle

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - FARMING - STORE CAT­TLE

C & D Auc­tion Marts Ltd held open­ing sale of store cat­tle in Dum­fries on Mon­day.

Con­trary to be­lief the store cat­tle set of a fine trade with plenty of ac­tive buy­ers in at­ten­dance and more num­bers are re­quired.

Bul­locks per head – An­gus to £1155, £1070 Rye­muir, £975 Gim­men­bie, £960 High Auch­neel. Sim­men­tal to £1150 Back­burn, £1035 High Auch­neel, £960 Up­per Moor. Li­mousin to £1120, £1075 High Auch­neel, £1110 Cushag, £1070, £1050 Rye­muir, £1060 Wyliehole. Bri­tish Blue to £1070, £990 Rye­muir, £1010 Shen­rick, £1005 Back­burn, £965 Up­per Moor. Shorthorn to £1050 Gim­men­bie. Salers to £1035 Auchen­fad. Mont­be­liarde to £1035 Gim­men­bie.

Head – Bri­tish Blue to £1165 Back­burn, £1115 Cushag, £1010 Rye­muir, £960 Up­per Moor. Sim­men­tal to £985 Up­per Moor. Li­mousin to £970 Bal­lag­gan, £935 Cock­licks, £930 Cushag, £910 Wyliehole Mont­be­liarde to £905 Gim­men­bie. Hol­stein to £905 Shen­rick.

Bulls per head – Charo­lais to £960 Stock­holm.

Bul­locks per kilo – Charo­lais to 241.5p Gate­house. Li­mousin to 228.6p High Auch­neel.

Bri­tish Blue to 220p Cock­licks. Sim­men­tal to 217.9p High Auch­neel.

Heifers per kilo – Li­mousin to 228p Cock­licks, 218p Bal­lag­gan. Bri­tish Blue to 208p Back­burn.

Bulls per kilo – Charo­lais to 218.2p Stock­holm.

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