Sale Report: C & D Auction Marts Ltd, Dumfries Mart – Autumn Sale Organic Store Cattle
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Annual autumn sale of organic cattle in Dumfries, on Monday 1st October 2018, where they had an entry of 125.
A show of predominately forward stores met sharp competition with buyers very active for greater numbers. Top average p/kg for heifers up on last year’s sale with organic bullocks and heifers generally commanding a premium above non-organic per kg.
83 Bullocks Averaged 225p/kg to 272.7p/kg and £1240
42 Heifers Averaged 217.3p/kg to 293.8p/kg and £1170
Organic Bullocks – Per Head
Simmental to £1240, £1020, £1000 Outer Blair
Angus to £1230 Outer Blair, £1060 Dolphinton.
Limousin to £1210, £1130, £1050 Swinside, £1200 Main Hill
Shorthorn to £1210, £960 Swinside
British Blue to £1150 Torhousemuir.
Belted Galloway to £870 Askerton
Holstein to £820 Outer Blair
Organic Bullocks - Per Kilo
Limousin to 272.70p, 265.90p Swinside
British Blue to 261.40p Torhousemuir
Simmental to 259.70 Outer Blair
Shorthorn to 249.50p Swinside
Angus to 248.50p Outer Petrucci
Organic Heifers – Per Head
Simmental to £1170, £1000 Outer Blair, £1120 Torhousemuir
British Blue to £940 Torhosuemuir
Limousin to £930 Swinside
Charolais to £830 Gillespie
Organic Heifers - Per Kilo
Simmental to 259.70p Outer Blair
Charolais to 255.40p Gillespie
Limousin to 237.30p Swinside
British Blue to 229.30p Torhousemuir
For full sale report see C & D Auction Marts Ltd website.