On Friday 2nd October Harrison & Hetherington held their sale of Beef Breeding cattle.
A great show of cows and heifers with calves and in calf heifers were forward which included 18 breeding bulls.
Bulls sold well and had a great clearance, topping at 2200gns for an Aberdeen Angus bull consigned by Messrs McLean, Glentyan. Messrs Norman, Little Orton Farm sold the top priced Limousin bull for 2000gns.
Messrs Dickinson, High House sold 3 Limousin cross cows and calves to average £2566 and topped at £2800. Messrs Gascoines, Church Street sold two Limousin cows and with bull calves for £2780 and £2300. Messrs Cowan, The Ash sold a Limousin cross cow and calf for £2100. Messrs Stevenson & Sons, Lower Langshaw Farm sold a Limousin cross cow for £2100. Messrs Norman, Little Orton Farm sold a Limousin cow and calf for £2100. Messrs Smith, Gallhill stock cows topped at £2020 twice for Limousin cross cows and calves.
Messrs Palmer, East Town End Farm sold Hereford cross bulling heifers to £1120 twice.
Cows with calves: Limousin £2800, £2500, £2400 High House, £2780, £2300 Church Street, £2100 The Ash, £2100, £2000 Lower Langshaw Farm, £2100, £2000 Little Orton Farm, £2020 (x2) Gallhill, Simmental £1820 Chapel House, British Blue £1720 Flimby Hall, Charolais £1680 Laverock Bridge, Saler £1550 Shillafield, Hereford £1520 Ellonby Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1400 Siddall Fold Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1400 Shillafield.
Heifers with calves: British Blue £1900 Woodhouse, Limousin £1850, £1800 Gallhill, Aberdeen Angus £1520 Bowland House, Charolais £1500 Laverock Bridge.
Cow in calf: Limousin £1680 Church Street.
Heifer in calf: Aberdeen Angus £1320, £1300, £1280 (x2), £1250 (x2) Bowland House, Fleckvieh £1100 Netherhirst.
Bulling Heifers: Hereford £1120 (x2) Town End Farm.
Breeding Bulls: Aberdeen Angus 2200gns Glentyan, Limousin 2000gns Little Orton Farm.