On Tuesday, 28th January Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart.
A nice entry of cattle was forward to a large ringside of buyers, with encouraging signs for demand for all types.
Messrs Johnstone, Logan Mains had a run of Aberdeen Angus bullocks selling to £1160 and British Blues to £1130. Limousins sold to £1100 from Messrs Wilson, Belzies.
British Blues peaked at 266.9ppk from Messrs Robson, Laverockhall, while Charolais bullocks sold to 256.1ppk for a pen of seven from Messrs Spence, South Corrielaw.
Heifers sold to £1280 for a British Blue from Messrs Robson, Laverockhall, and a pen of three Limousins sold to £1160 from Messrs Wilson, Reddings.
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 11th February.
Michael Stewart 07753 720323
Joel McGarva 07909 985770|
Cameron Robertson 078362 33042
Leading prices per head:
Steers: British Blue 266.9p Laverockhall, 237p, 219.4p Belzies, 198.9p Logan Mains, 181.8p Justenlees, Limousin 266.9p Laverockhall, 206p Belzies, 190p Justenlees, Charolais 256.1p, 240p, 237.2p, 221.6p, 218.8p South Corrielaw, 232.7p Newfield Farm, 216.8p Kimmeter Green, 197p (x2) Justenlees, Beef Shorthorn 230.5p, 225.7p, 221.6p, 200.5p South Corrielaw, 206.2p Meikle Whiteriggs, Blonde 212.1p, 210.2p, 199.6 Todholes, Aberdeen Angus 208.8p, 207.5p Esbie Farm, 192.7p Fingland, 192.7p Logan Mains, 189.2p Allerbeck Farm, Hereford 189p Justenlees, Simmental 180.1p Justenlees.
Heifers: Charolais 256.1p, 243.3p, 222.2p, 196.3p South Corrielaw, 200.4p Maryfield, 200p, 199p (x2) Justenlees, Limosuin 242.2p, 208p Redding, 216.1p, 214.7p Terrona, 205.4p Laverockhall, 200p, 185p (x2) Justenlees, 197.9p Maryfield, 164p Tundergarth Mains, British Blue 215.7p Belzies, 207.8p Laverockhall, 187p Belzies, Aberdeen Angus 189p Greenbeck, Piemontese 189.7p, 176.9p, 161.5p, 152p Allerbeck Farm, Hereford 184.5p Gall Farm, Beef Shorthorn 168.9p, 165.5p, 149.5p Douglas Square.
Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1160 Logan Mains, £1100, £1090, £1040 Belzies, £1020 Justenlees, British Blue £1130 Logan Mains, £1000 Justenlees, £870 Laverockhall, Blonde £1030, £980, £845 Todholes, Aberdeen Angus £980 Allerbeck Farm, £850 Esbie Farm,Simmental £960 Justenlees, Charolais £940 Newfield Farm, £940 (x2) Justenlees, £880, £840 South Corrielaw, Hereford £920 Justenlees.
Heifers: British Blue £1280 Laverockhall, £1070 (x2) Belzies, Limousin £1160, £1090 Reddings, £960, £920 (x2) Justenlees, £950 Maryfield, £840 Laverockhall, £830, £790 Terrona, Aberdeen Angus £1045 Greenbeck, Hereford £1000 Gall Farm, Charolais £960, £930 (x2) Justenlees, £950 Maryfield, £840 South Corrielaw, Piemontese £850 Allerbeck Farm.