On Tuesday, 26th June Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A good show of cattle was met with an eager ringside of buyers, however numbers fell short of requirements.
Limousin bullocks topped at £1100 from Messrs Wilson, Belzies. Aberdeen Angus bullocks topped at £955 for a pen of two 14 month old from Messrs Long, Keyla Park. Topping the 245ppk was a Charolais from Messrs Johnson, Kimmeter Green.
Heifers were also a strong trade with Messrs Wilson, Belzies with a British Blue selling to £1000 with more selling over £900 mark. Messrs Johnston, Kimmeter Green had a pen of 10 month old Charolais selling to £815. Messrs Wilson topped the price per kilo at 243ppk for a British Blue.
Please advise entries to the Auctioneers for the next sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Mart, which take place on Tuesday 24th July.
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1100 Belzies, Aberdeen Angus £955, £915 Keyla Park, £600 (x2), £560 Courstein, £600 Fingland, Shorthorn £885, £825 Dirrops, Charolais £835, £770, £620 Kimmeter Green, British Blue £815 Belzies, £790 Kimmeter Green, Hereford £500, £400 Copewood Farm.
Heifers: British Blue £1000, £905 Belzies, Charolais £815, £650 (x2) Kimmeter Green, Limousin £780 Keyla Park, Shorthorn £780 Dirrops, Aberdeen Angus £765 Keyla Park.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Charolais 245.2p, 222.7p, 215.3p Kimmeter Green, 216.2p Courstein, British Blue 235.1p Kimmeter Green, 228.9p Belzies, Aberdeen Angus 216.6p, 215.8p Keyla Park, 205.5p, 185.2p Courstein, 205.2p Fingland, Limousin 213.2p Belzies, Hereford 206.6p, 178.6p Copewood Farm, Shorthorn 188.4p, 188.3p Dirrops.
Heifers: British Blue 242.7p, 235.7p Belzies, Charolais 224.5p, 221.1p Kimmeter Green, Limousin 219.1p Keyla Park, 181.69p Kimmeter Green, Aberdeen Angus 209p Keyla Park, 194.8p Courstein, Shorthorn 190.7p Dirrops, Beef Shorthorn 183.5p Courstein, Hereford 176.5p Copewood Farm.