On Friday 1st March, Harrison & Hetherington held their monthly sale of Beef Breeding cattle.
A large entry of cows and heifers with calves at foot or in calf sold to a large ring side of buyers.
Messrs Watson, Millrigg sold two outstanding outfits, firstly a British Blue cross heifer and calf selling to £2900 and secondly a Limousin heifer and calf for £2600.
Messrs Chappelhow, High Grounds sold a British Blue cross heifer and calf for £2600.
Haas Side Farms run of heifers and calves topped at £2450 twice, for Limousin heifers and calves. Messrs Betts, Bridge Farm run of Limousin cross heifers and calves topped at £2350.
Messrs Cowan, The Ash sold a Limousin cross cow and calf for £2200.
Messrs Mallinson, The Hill run of 25 Limousin and British Blue cross in calf heifers, to average £1438, and to a top of £1780 (x4) and £1700 (x2).
Messrs Pattinson, The Flatt run of 37 Limousin and British Blue cross in calf heifers sold to average £1400 and topped at £1600 (x4).
Messrs Carruthers, Silloans run of Limousin bulling heifers topped at £1280 (x2), £1240 (x2) and £1200
Heifers with calves: British Blue £2900 Millrigg, £2600 Chappelhow High Grounds, £2000 Haas Side Farm, Limousin £2600 Millrigg, £2450 (x2) Haas Side Farm, £2350 Bridge Farm, £2200, £1900 (x2) The Ash, £1920 Aldermanseat Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1550 Aldermanseat Farm.
Cows with calves: Limousin £1900, £1650 Rose Castle Farm, £1800 Derrie Farm, £1600 Wanton Walls, British Blue £1500 Derrie Farm.
Heifers in Calf: Limousin £1780 (x3), £1700 (x2), £1550 (x3) The Hill, £1600 (x4), £1520 (x2), £1500 (x2), £1450 (x2), £1420 (x2), £1400 The Flatt, British Blue £1780, £1420 (x2), £1320 (x2), £1300 (x2) The Hill, £1350 The Flatt, Aberdeen Angus £1550 (x2) The Flatt.
Cows in Calf: Limousin £1080 (x2) Woodheads Farm, £1080 Arkleby Hall, £1050 (x2) Barwhanny Farm.
Bulling Heifers: Limousin £1280 (x2), £1240 (x2), £1180 (x2), £1100 (x2), £1060 (x2) Silloans, £1200, £1180 North View, £1200, £1180 North View,