On Tuesday, 19th February Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A larger offering of cattle was forward to a huge ringside of buyers ensuring all classes were well bid for.
Topping the steer trade at £1050 was a pair of British Blues from Messrs D Wilson, Belzies. Limousin steers sold to £1015 for a pen of three 10 month old from Messrs D Brown, Mosshead Farm. Topping the pence per kilo was Messrs Wight, Hunthills selling a Limousin to 328ppk
Heifers also had a solid trade with British Blues again from Messrs Wilson, Belzies selling to £1110.
Store bulls peaked at £900 for a British Blue from Messrs D Robson, Laverockhall.
With more cattle required to satisfy buyer demand, please advise entries to the Auctioneers for the Special March sale at Lockerbie Mart, which take place on Tuesday 5th March. Please contact Joel McGarva 07909985770.
Leading prices per head:
Steers: British Blue £1050 Belzies, £1005, £970, £860 Logan Mains, £990, £970 Laverockhall, £935, £845 Highlaw, £800 Belzies, Limousin £1015, £980, £870 Mosshead Farm, £990, £970 Highlaw, £960, £895, £800 Relief Farm, £905, £830, £815 Hunthills, £900 Newfield Farm, £800 Douglas Square, Charolais £970, £965, £940 Newfield Farm, £885 Relief Farm, Aberdeen Angus £945, £800 Logan Mains, £900 Darlawhill, £820 Relief Farm.
Heifers: British Blue £1110 Belzies, Aberdeen Angus £730 (x2) Fingland, Hereford £700 (x2) Kimmeter Green, £700 Hopsrig, £700, £690 Hunthills, £630 Relief Farm, Limousin £715 Terrona.
Bulls: British Blue £900 Laverockhall.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin 328p, 242.2p, 241.1p, 231.8p Hunthills, 258.3p, 231.4p, 214.9p Mosshead Farm, 254p, 245.9p, 232.4p Relief Farm, 224.5p Laverockhall, 224.1p Kimmeter Green, 214.8p, 214.4p Newfield Farm, 190p, 189.9p, 188.7p Highlaw,
British Blue 242.6p Laverockhall, 233.3p Belzies, 188.9p Logan Mains, 188.5p Highlaw, Aberdeen Angus 224p Relief Farm, 187.9p Logan Mains, Charolais 223.8p, 217p Newfield Farm, 203.9p Relief Farm, Simmental 219.1p, 189.4p Hopsrig, Beef Shorthorn 203.4p, 201.1p Glendearg.
Heifers: Limousin 217.4p, 181.6p Hunthills, 192.2p Kimmeter Green, 189.8p Relief Farm, 185.2p Terrona, British Blue 214.3p Belzies, Aberdeen Angus 179p (x2) Fingland.
Bulls: British Blue 214.3p Laverockhall.