On Tuesday 29th October Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie mart.
A smaller show of cattle was forward to a large ringside of buyers, ensuring a sharper trade for younger cattle.
Aberdeen Angus bullocks topped at £960 for a pair of bullocks from Messrs Lockhart, Greenbeck, with Messrs McKerrow, Darnlawhill sold a pen of 6 to £860.
Topping the heifer section at £830 was a pen of Aberdeen Angus from Messrs Lockhart, Greenbeck. Simmentals sold to £795 for a Heifer from Messrs McBryde, Lochbank.
Simmental calves sold to 216.7ppk for 5 month old bullocks from Messrs Maxwell, Craighousteads.
Please advise entries to the auctioneers for the next sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Mart, which take place on Tuesday 12th November.
Bullocks Average £701.88
Heifers Average £750.71
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Aberdeen Angus £960 Greenbeck, £860 Darlawhill, Simmental £570, £520, £460 Craighousesteads.
Heifers: Aberdeen Angus £830 Greenbeck, £700 Fingland, Simmental £795 Lochbank Farm.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Simmental 216.7p, 188.1p, 172.9p Craighousesteads, Aberdeen Angus 204.3p Darlawhill.
Heifers: Simmental 178.3p Lochbank Farm, Aberdeen Angus 172p Fingland.