On Tuesday 18th August Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Mart.
A bigger show and a variety of types forward were once again met with high demand. The price of forward stores remains strong with Messrs Ker, Justenlees achieving £1300 for a Simmental bullock and Messrs Jardine, Newbigging £1240 for a Beef Shorthorn bullock. Messrs Ker, Justenlees also had Charolais bullocks at £1205 and £1090. Aberdeen Angus bullocks topped at £1100 again from Messrs Jardine, Newbigging. Messrs Hyslop, Mayfield also had Charolais bullocks up to £1130. Heifers were again a solid trade with Messrs Ker, Justenlees receiving £1130 for a Simmental. A 13 month old Aberdeen Angus bullock from Messrs Taylor, Fingland reached 257ppk with another bullock from the same home reaching 242ppk. Charolais bullocks were up to 226ppk from Messrs Hyslop, Maryfield for one at 500kg.
The next store cattle sale at Lockerbie is in two weeks’ time on Tuesday 1st September please advise entries to auctioneer Joel McGarva 07909985770.
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Simmental £1300, £1050, £1005, £935 Justenlees Beef Shorthorn £1240 Newbigging Charolais £1205, £1090, £1040 Justenlees, £1130 Maryfield Aberdeen Angus £1100, £1070 Newbigging, £900 Fingland, £890 Justenlees Hereford £860, £820 Justenlees
Heifers: Simmental £1130, £945, £900, £865 Justenlees Charolais £1050 Maryfield, £900, £885 Justenlees Aberdeen Angus £1000(x2) Keyla Park, £930 Maxwellbank, £905 Fingland, £870 Newbigging Hereford £900, £885, £830, £810 Justenlees, £900 Keyla Park
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Aberdeen Angus 257.1p, 241.8p Fingland, 211.9p, 207.5p Newbigging, 202.3p Justenlees Charolais 226p Maryfield, 204.2p, 194.6p Justenlees Beef Shorthorn 217.5p Newbigging Hereford 212.5p Copewood Farm, 209.8p, 195.2p Justenlees Simmental 209.6p, 201p, 198.5p, 198.1p Justenlees Brown Swiss 193.5p Copewood Farm
Heifers: Aberdeen Angus 224.7p, 212.8p Keyla Park, 209.6p, 201.3p Newbigging, 208p Fingland, 206.7p Maxwellbank Charolais 223.4p Maryfield, 205.8p Justenlees Hereford 212.5p Copewood Farm, 206p Justenlees Beef Shorthorn 210.8p Newbigging Simmental 206p, 205.4p Justenlees