Lockerbie store cattle sale.
Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle at Lockerbie Auction Mart ONTUESDAY.
The sale attracted a smaller number of cattle due to the recent bad weather, however, demand was still strong for all classes.
Bullocks sold to PS1140 for a Limousin from Messrs Ewart, Belridding, and to PS1075 for an Aberdeen Angus from Messrs Connell, Minsca Farm.
British Blues sold to PS925 from Messrs Robson, Laverockhall.
Topping the pence per kilo was an excellent pen of Limousin bullocks selling to 276.3ppk. Aberdeen Angus sold to 252.2ppk for a pen of four from Messrs Reid, Glendearg.
Heifers were also a tremendous trade, selling up to PS1195 for a pen of Limousins from MessrsWilson, Reddings.
Charolais sold to PS1095 from Messrs Glendinning, Newfield, Dumfries. MessrsWilson, Reddings topped the heifer pence per kilo at 249.5ppk for a tremendous pen of Limousins followed by Messrs Glendinning, Newfield with Charolais selling to 242.3ppk.
Many more could have been sold to vendors'advantage.
Leading prices per head: Steers: Limousin PS1140, PS1130, PS1080, PS895 Belridding Farm, PS1035, PS1030 (x2), PS965 Meikleholm, PS995, PS940 (x2), PS880 Potholm Farm, Aberdeen Angus PS1075, PS990, PS935 Minsca Farm, PS880, PS850 Glendearg, Charolais PS1070, PS1030 (x2) Maryfield, PS1060, PS940 Burncroft Farm, PS880 Glendearg, British Blue PS925 Laverockhall, Beef Shorthorn PS910 Minsca Farm, PS810 Glendearg.
Heifers: Limousin PS1195, PS1065, PS885 Redding, PS1070 Haas Grove Farm, PS1020 Belridding Farm, PS990 Laverockhall, PS930Terrona, PS920 Newfield Farm, Charolais PS1095, PS920 Newfield Farm, PS915 Burncroft Farm.
Leading prices per kilo: Steers: Limousin 276.3p, 260.9p, 247.8p, 230.7p Belridding Farm, 248.4p Laverockhall, 236.2p, 234.4p, 230.4p, 222.1p Potholm, 226p, 222.6p Meikleholm Farm, Aberdeen Angus 252.2p, 247.4p, 241.8p Glendearg, 239.1p, 236.3p Minsca Farm, Charolais 252p Burncroft Farm, 240.4p Glendearg, British Blue 250.7p Laverockhall, Been Shorthorn 242.5p Glendearg, 222p Minsca Farm.
Heifers: Limousin 249.5p, 244.5p, 233.6p Reddings, 232.6p Haas Grove Farm, 231.7p Newfield Farm, 230.2p Laverockhall,.
Charolais 242.3p, 231.7p Newfield Farm, 228.8p Burncroft Farm.