Harrison and Hetherington held their first prize Show and Sale of Grazing Cattle with all types in high demand. Topping the days trading was Messrs Osborne, Outerston with a pen of fabulous Limousin.x bullocks raising £1245. Topping the pence per kilo was a pen of Aberdeen Angus.x grazing bullocks at 3.02p. Grazing Cattle keenly bid for despite the testing spring.
Prize winners – Champion/Reserve Champion: Messrs Grieve, The Lee
Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1220 Spottiswoode, £1155 Stouslie, £1130 Upper Blainslie, £1100 Fordel Parks, £960 Nether Howden, £955 Swinnie Farming, Limousin: £1245, £1235, £1145, £1130 Outerston, £1120 The Lee, £1110 Outerston, Cortleferry, £1095 Outerston, Simmental: £1000, £985 Parkhill, Blonde: £1150 Outerston, Charolais: £1200 Cortleferry, £1180, £1175 Crookston, £1150 Stobswood, £1140 Cortleferry, Todshawhaugh, £1095 Todshawhaugh, £1090 Stobswood, Cortleferry, £1085 Crookston
Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 302p, 248.1p, 245.7p Swinnie Farming, 243p Nether Howden, 241.7p Langhope, 240.4p Upper Blainslie, Limousin: 283.9p Coxydene, 268.3p Swinnie Farming, 260.5p The Lee, 256.9p Wester Dawyck, Lower Swinnie, 249.2p Coxydene, 247.4p Saughtree, 246p The Lee, Simmental: 270.3p, 266.2p, 261.4p Parkhill, 249.2p Coxydene, Charolais: 284.5p Nether Howden, 270.3p Stobswood, 269.7p Nether Howden, 267.6p Stobswood, 265.1p Nether Howden, 263.2p Stobswood, 253.3p Cortleferry, 250p Stobswood,
Bullocks averaged 242p per kilo (+ 9p on the year) £995 per head (+ £2 on the year)
Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1035 Currie Inn, £1005, £980 Fordel Parks, £950 Upper Blainslie, Limousin: £1150 Swinewood Mill, £995 Parkhill, £990 Saughtree, £975 Coxydene, £960 Spottiswoode, Simmental: £1030 Fordel Parks, £960, £910 Trows, £855 Parkhill, British Blue: £1170 Cortleferry, Charolais: £1195 Nether Howden, £1100 Crookston, Cortleferry, £1095 Stobswood, £1090 Crookston (2), Stobswood, Nether Howden, Todshawhaugh
Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 238.8p Swinnie Farming, 237.5p, 231.6p Upper Blainslie, 222.2p Swinnie Farming, Limousin: 261.8p Parkhill, 256.1p Swinnie Farming, 248.6p Coxydene, 242p Nether Howden, 238.5p, 235.7p Saugtree, 232.1p Wester Dawyck, Simmental: 256.5p, 234.2p Parkhill, 222.2p, 220p Coxydene, British Blue: 220.8p Cortleferry, Charolais: 270.9p, 260p Stobswood, 259.2p Crookston, 257.5p, 254.7p Stobswood, 250p, 247.9p Nether Howden
Heifers averaged 230p per kilo (+ 4p on the year) £897 (+ £13 on the year)
Ewes and Lambs sold well to a number of regular purchasers.
Suffolk.x with Singles: £156, £150 (£78, £75 per life) Hallrule Mill
Suffolk.x with Twins: £210 (£70 per life) Hallrule Mill
Mule with Singles: £136 (£68 per life) Redpath East End
Mule with Twins: £204 (£68 per life) Redpath East End
Hoggs – South Country Cheviots: £68, £67 Kirklands