Date: 23 March 2021 | Store Cattle
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On Tuesday 23rd March Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
‘Whirlwind blows on’
Another day, another jaw dropping trade for store cattle at Lockerbie. 10 month old Charolais sold up to 308ppk for bullocks and 301ppk for heifers from Messrs MacGregor, Relief Farm. Limousins sold to 301ppk for a bullock from Messrs Porteous, Penlaw. Limousin heifers sold to 285ppk from Messrs Wilson, The Reddings. The average for the entire sale shows a staggering figure just shy of 250ppk.
Heifers topped at £1355 for a Limousin from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone with others up to £1210 from Messrs Wilson, Belzies. Charolais heifers were up to £1120 from Messrs Goldie, Greenfields and British Blues to £1100 from Messrs Taylor, Dryfesdale Gate. Bullocks topped at £1350 for Aberdeen Angus from Darlawhill while Limousin bullocks sold to £1310 again from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone. More cattle required to meet ever increasing demand at Lockerbie with buyers coming from far and wide. Please advise entries for our next sale in a week’s time (30th March) to the auctioneers.
Joel McGarva 07909 985770
Michael Stewart 07753 720323
Cameron Robertson 07836 233042
Leading prices per head
Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1350, £1165 Darlawhill, £1085 Maxwellbank, £1045 Highlaw Limousin £1310, £1290 Belzies, £1140, £1100 Maryfield, £1080 Penlaw British Blue £1160, £1120 Dryfesdale Gate, £1100, £1060 Highlaw Charolais £1130, £1125 Maryfield, £1020, £985 Glendearg, £960 Relief Farm Simmental £1055, £1000 Heithat Farm
Heifers: Limousin £1355, £1150, £1110, £1070 Purdomstone, £1210, £970 Belzies, £1000, £950 Reddings, £990, £950 Terrona Charolais £1120 Greenfield, £1050, £1020, £970 Relief Farm British Blue £1100 Dryfesdale Gate Simmental £1075 Maxwellbank Salers £1035, £1025 Greenfield Aberdeen Angus £1010, £960 Maxwellbank
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Charolais 307.7p, 289p, 271.3p Relief Farm, 284p, 282.6p, 269.5p, 253.7p Glendearg, 248.6p Gall Farm, 243p Maryfield Limousin 301.7p, 278.6p, 262.6p Penlaw, 265.1p Hunter House, 255.6p Maryfield British Blue 267.1p Hunter House Salers 259.6p, 250.7p Gall Farm Simmental 250p Heithat Farm Aberdeen Angus 241.9p Highlaw
Heifers: Charolais 301p, 276.3p, 274.1p, 272p, 271.3p, 268.4p, 261p, 249.4p Relief Farm, 247.8p Gall Farm Limousin 284.9p, 274.1p, 273p Reddings, 267.2p Penlaw, 261.9p Belzies, 254.7p, 250p Terrona, 247.1p Lochbank Farm, 246p Purdomstone