Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle. Cattle keenly bid for throughout with all vendors going home delighted with the days trading.
Topping the days trading was £1200 for a pen of Aberdeen Angus.x Bullocks from Nisbet Mill. Top pence per kilo went to Messrs Grieve, The Lee with a pen of fabulous Limousin.x Heifers at 257.1p/pkg. More cattle could have been sold.
Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1200, £1160, £1095, £1060 Nisbet Mill, Shorthorn: £760 Brockhouse, Limousin: £1130 Huntington, £1070 Burnhead, £1040 Huntington, £1030, £1000, £990, £980 The Lee, Simmental: £1020, £975 Nisbet Mill, £915 Greenhead, S, £900 Coxydene, Saler: £990 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £1095, £1070, £1010 Burnhead
Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 245.5p Brockhouse, 243p Nisbet Mill, 238.8p Brockhouse, 234.3p, 233p (3) Nisbet Mill, Shorthorn: 200p Brockhouse, Limousin: 248.6p, 225.3p, 224.7 The Lee, 218.8p Huntington, 217.6p, 213.3p The Lee, 212.2p Huntington, 212p The Lee, Simmental: 217.9p Townhead, 214.7p, 214.3p Nisbet Mill, 204.5p Coxydene, Saler: 202.2p, 202p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 214.9p, 206.5p Burnhead
Bullocks averaged 209.9p per kilo
Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1080, £970, £905 Nisbet Mill, Limousin: £990 The Lee, £940 Greenhead, S, The Lee, £910 Huntington, Simmental: £1060, £880, £870 Nisbet Mill, Saler: £820 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £910 Burnhead
Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 205.7p, 204.2p Nisbet Mill, Limousin: 257.1p, 235p The Lee, 226p Wantonwalls, Simmental: 203.2p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 200p (2) Burnhead,
Heifers averaged 203.4p per kilo
Store Hoggs – Mixed show of Store Hoggs sold to high rates.
Texel: £79.50 Hawthornside, £78.50 Woodhead, Greenlaw, £77 Threeburnford, £76.50 Hawthornside, £75.50 Woodhead, G (2), £73.50 Hawthornside, £73 Woodhead, G, £72.50 Howahill, Greyfaced: £71.50 Meigle, £58 Threeburnford, Suffolk: £69 Meigle, £68 Woodhead, G, £64 Howahill, Romney: £57.50, £54 Mount Ulston, Blackface: £53 Threeburnford
Inlamb Texel Ewes (1 crop): £110 Castlemains