On Tuesday 31st March Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
Trade was strong throughout and very encouraging.
Bullocks topped at £1205 for a Limousin shown by DA Wilson, Belzies. Following at £1155 also for a Limousin coming from the same home. British Blues topped at £1095 and Angus bullocks reached up to £1010.
All classes of heifers were in keen demand throughout the sale.
Heading up the leading price per kilo at 270p was a shapey Limousin bullocks offered by Messrs Sloan, Hunterhouse.
Heifers peaked at 220p per kilo for a Limousin coming from Messrs Glendinning, Newfield Farm.
Next Sale taking place at Lockerbie Mart: Tuesday 14th April – Annual Fair Day
Please advise all entries to the Auctioneers:
Michael Stewart 07753 720323
Joel McGarva 07909 985770
Cameron Robertson 078362 33042
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1205, £1155 Belzies; £1000 Maryfield; £955, £880, £860, £800 Hunterhouse; £870, £840 Mosshead Farm. British Blue £1095, £1060 Belzies. Aberdeen Angus £1010, £980, £960 Muirside Farm. Charolais £945, £900 (x2) Maryfield; ££905 (x2), £900 Relief Farm.
Heifers: Aberdeen Angus £920, £820 Newfield Farm. Limousin £900 Mosshead Farm. Luing £810, £800 Lochbank Farm.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin £270.4p, 224.7p, 222.2p, 200.6p Hunterhouse; 250p Newfield Farm; 226p, 215.4p Mosshead Farm; 207p Belzies; 204.1p Maryfield. Charolais 233p, 229.1p, 224.4p, 221p Relief Farm; 210.3p, 208.6p Maryfield. British Blue 206.6p, 203.1p Belzies.
Heifers: Limousin 220p Newfield Farm; 200p Mosshead Farm. Luing 213.2p, 200p Lochbank Farm. Aberdeen Angus 202.2p Newfield Farm. Simmental 190.5p Lochbank Farm.