On Tuesday, 22nd January Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnight sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A tremendous show of cattle were presented to a packed ringside of active buyers.
Bullocks topped at £1180 for a tremendous Limosuin from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone. The Richardson Family continued their great run of cattle with a British Blue bullock selling to £1120, followed by another Limousin bullock to £1040.
Heifers were a flying trade, with Messrs Robson of Laverockhall selling two brilliant British Blue heifers to £1010. Messrs Common, Crossdykes sold a Limousin for £1000.
A larger show of bulls were forward with Messrs Fitzsimmons, Sunnyhill selling two Limousins to £845 each.
With more cattle required to satisfy buyer demand, please advise entries to the Auctioneers for the next sale at Lockerbie Mart, which take place on Tuesday 5th February.
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1180, £1040 Purdomstone, £955 Mosshead Farm, British Blue £1120 Purdomstone, £930 Laverockhall, Aberdeen Angus £1000 Maxwellbank, Simmental £885 Lochbank Farm.
Heifers: British Blue £1010, £840 Laverockhall, £990 Penlaw, Limousin £1000, £950 Crossdykes Farm, £850 Penlaw, Aberdeen Angus £975 Maxwellbank, Simmental £710 Lochbank Farm.
Bulls: Limousin £845, £760 Sunnyhill, Simmental £720 Sunnyhill.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin 241.8p, 226.8p Mosshead Farm, 227.4p Laverockhall, Charolais 234.8p, 221.4p Kimmeter Green, 193.4p Penlaw, British Blue 227.4p Laverockhall, 214.9p Kimmeter Green, Simmental 214.8p Lochbank Farm.
Heifers: Limousin 238.8p Penlaw, 218.5p Sunnyhill, 207.8p Mosshead Farm, British Blue 219.6p, 214.3p Laverockhall, 193.4p Penlaw.
Bulls: Limousin 224.1p, 196.4p Sunnyhill, Simmental 171.4p Sunnyhill.