A good number of prime cattle, bulls and cows were forward with plenty of buyers in attendance at Borderway Mart,
Quantity of buyers and quality of stock reflected in the prices paid, with heifers topping at 199.5p/kg. Consigned by Len Skelton, Low House, they sold to Jim Mulholland, Great Orton.
Mr Mulholland also purchased the next top lot, a
Prime bulls With more than 85 prime bulls up for auction, prices remained firm. Topping trade was Messrs Little, Greenhill Farm, with a British Bull bull selling for 189.5p/kg to Owain Llyr. Messrs Wheatley and Son, Home Farm, sold aa
A run of bulls from Messrs Carruthers, Glenzier Foot topped at 172.5 also purchased by Bowland Foods.
More than 2000 sheep were forward for sale, with 11 active bidders ensuring a competitive trade, with many l,ab achieving £25 to £30 over the weight.
Better fleshed sorts fetched between 180-200p with an overall average of 160.36p being achieved. Top price a head was 3106 for a
Top price a kilo was 214.70p/kg for Beltex’s from J S and J O Dodd, West View,
Spring lambs topped at £106 from Beech Grove., with the top price a kilo 214,7p for a Beltex from West View.