On Tuesday, 14th May Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A highly satisfied trade was achieved, with still a firm demand for younger cattle, and a robust trade throughout for all other types.
Topping the day’s trade at £1255 was a Limousin bullock from G & W Halliday, Crawthat, Lockerbie. The same home also sold pens of cattle to £1245, £1140 and £1130. British Blue bullocks sold to £1145 from Messrs DA Wilson, Belzies, Lockerbie. Younger bullocks sold to 264ppk for a 7 month old Limousin from Messrs D Robson, Laverockhall with his slightly lighter ones achieving 248ppk.
Heifers topped at £1150 for a Limousin, again from Crawthat, who also sold a pen of three at the same price.
Next store cattle sale at Lockerbie will be Tuesday 28th May. For further details please contact Auctioneers Joel McGarva 07909985770, Michael Stewart 07753720323 or Cameron Robertson 07836233042.
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1255, £1245, £1140, £1130, £1125, £1105 (x2), £1090, £1085, £1070, £1065, £1000, £990, £940 Crawthat, £960, £930, £845 Cleuchhead, £920 Belzies, £820 Crossdykes Farm, £800 Cumstone Farm, £780 Laverockhall, £770 Penlaw, British Blue £1145, £1100, £995 Belzies, £985, £930 Logan Mains, Aberdeen Angus £940 Logan Mains, £740, £735 Fingland.
Heifers: Limousin £1150 (x2), £1070, £940, £930, £875, £850, £845 Crawthat, £940, £870, £830 Purdomstone, £800 Laverockhall, £790 Middlebiehill, £700 Cleughhead, British Blue £1145 Belzies, £860 Middlebielhill, Blonde £1040, £945, £845, £820 Todholes, Aberdeen Angus £980, £950, £860 Dryfesdale Gate Farm, £730 Courtstein, £720 Middlebiehill, £620 Mirlaw House, Simmental £740 Maxwellbank, £645 Lochbank Farm, £620 Mirlaw House, Beef Shorthorn £630 Courstein.
Bulls: Shorthorn £740 Penlaw.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin 263.5p, 247.4p Laverockhall, 244.6p, 243.2p, 242.3p, 238.7p, 235.9p, 231.9p, 228p, 226.4p, 223.3p, 215.9p, 215.1p, 206.1p, 203.1p Crawthat, 234.7p, 217.5p Penlaw, 216.3p, 216.2p, 207.1p Cleuchhead, 214.7p Crossdykes Farm, 209/3p Cumstone Farm, 205.4p Belzies, Hereford 221p Copewood Farm, Aberdeen Angus 217.9p, 217.5p, 212.6p Fingland, British Blue 213.6p, 206p Belzies, 210.5p Logan Mains.
Heifers: Limousin 231.9p, 226.5p, 219.6p, 217.1p, 202.5p, 201p, 200.4p, 190.6p Crawthat, 209.4p Laverockhall, 202.1p Dryfesdale Gate Farm, 197.5p, 191.2p (x2) Purdomstone, 188.1p Middlebiehill, 187.2p Cleuchhead, British Blue 231.8p Belzies, 203.8p Middlebiehill, Blonde 215.8p, 210.5p Todholes, Aberdeen Angus 214.3p, 213.5p, 195.9p Courstein, 201.2p, 187.8p Dryfesdale Gate Farm, 190.3p Todholes, 181.8p Middlebiehill, Simmental 212.8p, 186.3p Lochbank Farm, Beef Shorthorn 200.6p Courstein, Hereford 196.7p Copewood Farm.
Bulls: Shorthorn 161.6p Penlaw.