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Blue Grey Cattle Sale History

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Lockerbie

The Blue Grey Cattle sale is now held at Lockerbie Auction Mart. 2022 date: 18th October 2022. 

Newcastleton

Newcastleton Auction Mart is operated by Harrison & Hetherington and was built in the 1880's. It holds the oldest Suckler Sale in the British Isles and the largest sale of Blue-Grey Calves. It has only slightly changed since it was built in the 1880's. The mart ring has an open top roof.

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Newcastleton Blue Grey Heifer Sale 2010

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Newcastleton Mart Advert
October 1961

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Newcastleton Mart Advert
October 1985

Haltwhistle

Sales of Blue Grey cattle were held by Harrison & Hetherington Ltd., at Haltwhistle in the Spring and Autumn until the Auction Mart closed and the site became a supermarket and housing.

The last sale of Blue Grey Cattle at Haltwhistle took place on Thursday 24th October 1985.

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Haltwhistle Mart Auctioneers; WD (Donald) Inch and TWR (Raymond) Clemmett in the box

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The last cattle (Galloway heifers) to be sold through Haltwhistle Mart heading to the ring in 1985.

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With acknowledgement to the Glasgow Herald for these adverts.

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The last pen of Blue Grey heifers to be sold at Haltwhistle Mart

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Oban

West Highland Auction Mart Oban Sale Advert
6th May 1969

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West Highland Auction Mart Oban Sale Advert
7th October 1957

Roadhead

Roadhead Mart Sale Advert

October 1970

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Roadhead Mart Sale Advert

1961

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With acknowledgement to the Glasgow Herald for these adverts.