Lockerbie Suckled Calf Sale

16th October 2018

On Tuesday, 16th October Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their Annual sale of 286 suckled calves.  A busy ringside of buyers saw a top priced Limousin bullock from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone sell at £1280 to Messrs Stodart of Forfar.

An Aberdeen Angus bullock from Valmar Investments sold for £1050 to Thon Farms, Kincardineshire. Top priced heifer was a nice Limousin from Messrs Richardson, Purdomstone selling for £1120. Top Aberdeen Angus heifer came from Messrs Glendinning, Bridge End selling at £1065.

A very nice show of cattle and good trade throughout did not disappoint with buyers coming from various parts of the country.

Show Results
Bullocks
1st        Lot 108 Hunthills
2nd       Lot 93 Hunthills
3rd        Lot 775 Kirkhill

Heifers
1st        Lot 106 Hunthills
2nd       Lot 111 Hunthills
3rd        Lot 803 Kirkhill

Overall Champion – Lot 106 Hunthills
Reserve Champion – Lot 108 Hunthills

Champion – Lot 106 from Messrs Wright, Hunthills

Averages
Bullocks Average £848.59
Heifers Average £753.76

Leading prices per head:

Steers: Limousin £1280, £1200, £1130, £1020 Purdomstone, £1050, £980, £910 Valmar Investments, £1010, £1000, £980 Belridding Farm, £990, £955, £945, £925, £915 Crawthat Aberdeen Angus £1050, £1000 Valmar Investments, £940 Newbigging Simmental £930 Balgray Hill, £910 Valmar Investments Charolais £920 Corriehills Farm Beef Shorthorn £895 Corriehills Farm

Heifers: Limousin £1120, £870 Purdomstone, £1100 Belridding Farm, £965 Corriehills Farm, £960, £850 Valmar Investments, £910, £900, £875, £845 Crawthat, £835 Balgray Hill Aberdeen Angus £1065 Bridge End, £820 Corriemains Charolais £890 Corriehills, £830 Halldykes Simmental £880 Halldykes, £840 Valmar Investments

Leading prices per kilo:

Steers: Charolais 299.1p, 271p Glenshimmerock, 237.9p Kimmeter Green Limousin 263.9p, 257.6p, 247.6p, 242.5p, 237.9p, 237.1p, 220.4p Hunthills, 255.6p, 251.7p, 239.9p Cleuchfoot Farm, 246.8p, 240.1p, 234.6p, 223.8p Mosshead Farm, 236.3p, 230.1p, 223.4p, 221.3p Crawthat, 232.3p Kimmeter Green, 224.4p, 221.7p Belridding Farm Saler 251.2p Glenshimmerock

Heifers: Limousin 274.5p, 235.5p, 232p, 229.1p, 212.4p Hunthills, 262.7p, 261.7p, 247.5p Cleuchfoot,  232.6p, 230.3p, 220.6p, 215.1p Crawford, 229.2p Belridding Farm, 212.9p Purdomstone,  Charolais 230.6p, 222.5p Glenshimmerock