On Tuesday, 7th January Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their opening sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A small entry of cattle was forward to a large ringside of buyers. Topping the trade at £1165 was a Limousin steer from Messrs I & C Richardson, Purdomstone. This great run also topped the heifer section at £1045 again for a Limousin.
Leading the pence per kilo at 266.5ppk was Messrs AK Spence, South Corrielaw with a tremendous Charolais bullock.
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 21st January.
Michael Stewart 07753720323
Joel McGarva 07909985770
Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limosuin £1165, £1145, £1120, £1095, £1055 Purdomstone, £1050, £950 Crossdykes, £915 Laverockhall, Beef Shorthorn £1110, £1055, £915 Crossdykes Farm, £985, £945, £940 Newbigging, Hereford £1030 East Tinwald House, Aberdeen Angus £975, £950 Newbigging.
Heifers: Limosuin £1045, £990 Purdomstone, £1035, £895 Newfield Farm, £1000 Penlaw, £975 Laverockhall, Aberdeen Angus £970 Greenbeck, £945 Newbigging, Beef Shorthorn £950 Newbigging.
Bulls: Aberdeen Angus £710 Fingland.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Charolais 266.5p South Corrielaw, Limousin 226.5p Laverockhall, 226.3p, 208.3p Crossdykes Farm, 208.6p, 202.5p, 201.4p Purdomstone, Hereford 217.6p, 204.4p East Tinwald House, Beef Shorthorn 216.2p, 205.2p Newbigging, 208.5p Penlaw, 205.6p Crossdykes Farm, Aberdeen Angus 211.1p, 199p Newbigging.
Heifers: Limousin 217.4p Penlaw, 213.1p, 204.8p Laverockhall, 210.1p Newfield Farm, Beef Shorthorn 204.5p Newbigging.
Bulls: Aberdeen Angus 196.4p Fingland.