On Tuesday, 29th May Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A smaller show of store cattle were met with a hefty ringside of buyers which resulted in a good trade throughout.
Aberdeen Angus bullocks topped at 252.9ppk from Messrs Taylor, Fingland with Limousin up to 46.6ppk from Messrs Swan & Son, Cleughhead. Top price per kilo for heifers was 276.8ppk for a Limousin from Messrs Bell, Haas Grove. Blondes sold to 245.7ppk from McArther, Todholes.
Top price of the day was for a wonderful Limousin heifer from Messrs Wilson, Belzies selling to £1190. Others selling to £1175 from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone. British Blues topped at £1140 from Messrs Bell, Haas Grove.
Please advise entries to the auctioneers for the next sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Mart, which take place on Tuesday 26th June.
Leading prices per head:
Heifers: Limousin £1190, £1170 Belzies, £1175, £900 Purdomstone, £1100 (x2), £1085, £1060, £1040, £1010, £990 Haas Grove Farm, £860 Meikleholm Farm, British Blue £1140 (x2) Haas Grove Farm, £1040 Belzies, Blonde £1130, £965 Todholes, Hereford £1020 Todholes.
Steers: Limousin £900, £800 Cleuchhead, Simmental £875, £805 Meikleholm Farm, £820 Lochbank Farm, Blonde £730 Todholes, Aberdeen Angus £720 Meikleholm Farm, Hereford £720 Meikleholm Farm.
Leading prices per kilo:
Heifers: Limousin 376.8p, 272.3p, 252.6p, 251.2p, 246.5p 242.3p, 239.3p Haas Grove Farm, 250p, 237.8p Belzies, 222.2p Meikleholm Farm, 219.5p, 219.4p, 209 Purdomstone, Blonde 245.7p, 203.6p Todholes, British Blue 243.6p, 234.6p Haas Grove Farm, 241.9p Belzies, Hereford 211.4p Copewood Farm.
Steers: Aberdeen Angus 252.9p Fingland, Limousin 246.6p, 226.6p Cleuchhead, 214.1p Meikleholm Farm, Simmental 230.3p Lochbank Farm, 204.9p Meikleholm Farm, Blonde 221.2p Todholes.