Stores Stay Stupendous!
On Tuesday 9th February Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart. The healthy trade continues with demand still as strong.
Aberdeen Angus bullocks topped at £1330 for a pair from Messrs Henderson, Cleuchbrae. Hereford bullocks were up to £1160 from Messrs Ker, Justenlees and Limousin bullocks to £1140 from Messrs Mair, Meikleholm. Limousin heifers were up to £1205 from Messrs Glendinning, Newfield. Bulls sold up to £1180 for a smashing Limousin from Messrs Ward, Whinstonehill.
The trade for younger cattle also remained vibrant with Messrs Telfer, Cleuchfoot receiving up to 287.5ppk for 9m old Limousin bullocks and 257ppk for heifers of the same age. British Blue bullocks sold up to 267ppk from Messrs Robson, Laverockhall and Charolais to 256.8ppk from Messrs Spence, North Corrielaw all being 10m or younger.
The next sale at Lockerbie is in 2 weeks’ time on Tuesday 23rd February. Please advise entries to the auctioneers.
Joel McGarva 07909 985770
Michael Stewart 07753 720323
Cameron Robertson 07836 233042
Leading prices per head
Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1330 Cleughbrae Mill, £1060 Justenlees, £990, £955 Minsca Hereford £1160, £1140 Justenlees Limousin £1140, £1135 Meikleholm Farm, £1070 Meikleholm Farm British Blue £1100, £1050, £1000 Laverockhall Beef Shorthorn £1040 Minsca Farm, £980 Eastfield Holstein £1030 Cleughbrae Mill Simmental £990 Justenlees Charolais £940 North Corrielaw
Heifers: Limousin £1205 Newfield Farm, £980, £860 Newfield Farm, £940, £910, £900, £870 Kirkburn Farm, £855 Terrona Beef Shorthorn £1095 North Corrielaw Aberdeen Angus £1000 Justenlees, £960 Fingland, £910 Newfield Farm, £890 Darlawhill Charolais £920 Newfield Farm Simmental £910 Justenlees
Bulls: Limousin £1180, £950(x2) Whitstonehill
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin 287.5p, 278.7p, 267.2p, 260.5p Cleuchfoot Farm, 267.7p, 267.3p, 250p Penlaw, 264.7p, 242.1p Whitstonehill, 245.1p, 238p Meikleholm Farm British Blue 267.4p, 260p, 247.1p Laverockhall Charolais 256.8p, 250p North Corrielaw, 245.5p Kimmeter Green Aberdeen Angus 237.6p Minsca Farm
Heifers: Limousin 256.7p, 240.4p Cleuchfoot Farm, 243.2p, 216.6p, 211.2p, 210.6p Kirkburn Farm, 242.9p, 228.9p, 225p Terrona, 221.7p, 209.8p Newfield Farm Charolais 234.2p Kimmeter Green, 229.4p Newfield Farm Simmental 228p Justenlees Aberdeen Angus 226.2p Justenlees, 216.7p Fingland Beef Shorthorn 213.9p North Corrielaw
Bulls: Luing 213p, 209.2p, 208.3p Whitstonehill