On Tuesday, 2nd October Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their Annual show and sale of suckled calves.
The pre sale show was expertly judge by Mr Joe Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, who awarded the Overall Champion rosette to Messrs JM Wharton & Son, Snade Farm, Dumfries with a Limousin steer that later sold for £1220 or 232ppk.
Top overall prices bullock was consigned by Mr Jordan Duff, C/o Burnside, Lochmaben, this 2nd prize Limousin sold for £1520. Charolais topped at £1240 for an excellent calf from Messrs J Laurie, Carterton. Aberdeen Angus steers sold to £1100 for a pen of three from Messrs Jardine, Newbigging.
Topping the pence per kilo in the bullock section was a Limousin from Messrs G Bell, Haas Grove, selling to 292.4ppk.
Heifers were also a tremendous trade with a Limousin fetching £1180 from Messrs JM Wharton, Snade Farm, with another selling to £1160 from Messrs A & E Hyslop, Maryfield. Charolais topped at £1075 for a tremendous calf from Messrs IT Goldie, Greenfields, with Aberdeen Angus heifers to £1020 from Messrs Richardson, Courstein.
Topping the pence per kilo at 261ppk was a Limousin from Mess G Bell, Haas Side Farm,
Trade for all classes was strong, with plenty of buyers looking for all types of cattle.
The second sale of suckled calves at Lockerbie Mart will take place on Tuesday 16th October, please advise entries to Michael Stewart 07753 720323 or Joel McGarva 07909 985770.
1st JM Wharton & Son, Snade Farm, Dunscore, Dumfries
2nd J Duff, C/o Burnside, Lochmaben
3rd G Bell, Haas Side Farm, Lockerbie
1st G Bell, Haas Side Farm, Lockerbie
2nd WD Wright & Son, Hunthills, Parkgate, Dumfries
3rd G Bell, Haas Side Farm, Lockerbie
Champion – JM Wharton & Son, Snade Farm, Dunscore, Dumfries
Reserve Champion – G Bell, Haas Side Farm, Lockerbie
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1520 Burnside (Duff), £1220, £1170, £1100, £190 Snade Farm, £1160, £1000, £990 Thorniethwaite, £1150 Lairdlaugh, £1090 Thorniethwaite, £1080, £990 Annfield Farm, £1070, £905, £900 Hunthills, £1030 Hopsrig, £1015, £920 Newfield Farm, £1000 (x3) Haas Side Farm, £930 Penlaw, Charolais £1240 Carterton, £1030 Corriehills Farm, £980, £915 Annfield Farm, £900 Craigielandshill, Aberdeen Angus £1100 (x2), £1090, £1055, £1050, £940, £920, £910 Newbigging, £1095 Darlawhill, £965 Thorniethwaite, £900 Gillenbie, Simmental £910 Annfield Farm, Shorthorn £905 Greenfield.
Heifers: Limousin £1180 Snade Farm, £1160 Maryfield, Charolais £1075 Greenfield, £1005 Maryfield, Aberdeen Angus £1020 Courtein, Limousin £950, £930 Annfield Farm, £940 Hopsrig, £940, £890, £850 Haas Side Farm, £940, £905, £860, £800, £765 Hunthills, £905 Corriehills Farm, £860, £840, £820 Newfield Farm, £845, £770, £665, £660 Penlaw, £690 Hopsrig, Charolais £890, £850 Annfield Farm, £875, £800 Corriehills Farm, £875 Cummertrees, £730 Gillenbie, £685 Haas Farm, Simmental £865, £755 Annfield Farm, £790 Haas Farm, Saler £820, £660 Greenfield, Aberdeen Angus £740 Haas Farm.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin 292.4p, 267.4p, 257.7p Haas Side Farm, 250.8p, 250p, 248.6p, 240.5p, 228.9p, 211.2p Terrona, 231.9p, 231.9p, 227.1p, 219p Snade Farm, 226.2p Burnside, 225.9p, 213.4p Annfield Farm, 222p Hopsrig, 218.9p, 217.1p, 212.9p Thorniethwaite, 218.3p, 213.1p Penlaw, 215.3p, 213.4p Hunthills, 214.5p, 210.8p Newfield Farm, 211.7p Haas Farm, 211.4p Lairdlaugh, Aberdeen Angus 235.4p, 232.9p, 231.1p, 227.1p, 219.8p, 219.6p, 212.4p Newbigging, Charolais 216.4p Haas Farm, 216.3p, 214p Annfield Farm, 211.7p Greenfield, Saler 214.3p Greenfield, Shorthorn 210p Penlaw.
Heifers: Limousin 261.1p, 254.3p, 227.3p Haas Side Farm, 240.7p Maryfield, 225.7p, 201.3p Annfield, 224.3p Snade Farm, 218p, 211.4p, 209.8p, 195.2p Hunthills, 216.6p Corriehills Farm, 213.1p, 212.7p, 210.2p, 197p Penlaw, 209.4p, 194.2p Hopsrig, 206.7p, 199.5p, 193.5p Newfield Farm, Charolais 227.3p Greenfield, 224.7p, 199.5p Annfield Farm, 216.6p Maryfield, 215p Greenfield, 201.7p Gillenbie, 198.4p, 192.8p Corriehills Farm, 194.6p Haas Farm, Saler 208.1p Greenfield, Simmental 203.1p Annfield Farm, Aberdeen Angus 200.8p Courtein, 191.7p Haas Farm.