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Date: 13 December 2021 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 13th December, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS: Over 80 prime bulls forward at Borderway weekly sale seeing a very mixed quality and a lesser trade achieved throughout the sale for most classes especially the plainer end.  Top overall was a British Blue from Messrs Jewitt, Gracies Farm, Barnard Castle peaking at £1843.30 purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston.  Limousins from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan sold to a top of £1785.36 purchased by Ralph Pearson, Wholesale Butchers, Bradford.  Beef Shorthorns from Messrs Frame, Little Galla, Biggar sold to £1750.70 purchased by Jewitt Meats, Spennymoor.  Charolais crosses to £1700.93 from Messrs Hird, Town Head, Wigton purchased by Morgan Helliwell, Rochdale.  Top overall pence per kilo of 261.5p for a Limousin cross from Seymour Farms, Wigton and purchased by Ralph Pearson.  Black and whites sold to £1225 for a Holstein Friesian form Messrs Graham, South Lambhill, Longtown purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston and a day’s top price per kilo of 203.5p for a British Friesian from Messrs Dickinson, High House, Wigton purchased by Jewitt Meats, Spennymoor.

Leading prices per head:  British Blue £1843 Gracies Farm, £1468 £1389  Park House Farm,  £1453 Low Farm,  £1431 Willows Farm,  £1416 £1372 £1352 Beck House,  £1396 Old Town Farm,  Limousin £1785 Upper Brydekirk £1710 Seymour House, £1671 Aspatria Hall, £1598 £1493 Kelbarrow  £1467, £1392 Beck House £1398 £1394 Willows Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1750 Little Galla Farm, Charolais £1700 £1657 £1564 Town Head £1556 £1552 The Laythes, Simmental £1650 £1488 £1401 Kirktleton House, £1546 Newbie Mains, Aberdeen Angus £1425 Low Farm, £1384 £1331 South Lambhill, Norwegian Red £1286 Kirkbride House, Holstein Friesian £1225 £1204 £1073 South Lambhill £1123 Mirkbooths, £1028 Bectonhall, £996 £995 £994 £986 Randalinton Farm, Friesian £1158 £1145 £1075 High House.

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 261.5 Seymour House, 259.5 Upper Brydekirk 249.5 (x2) Beck House,  245.5 237.5 Kelbarrow, Charolais 258.5 215.5 Town Head 225.5 Carwood Farm, 219.5 The Laythes, British Blue 245.5 Low Farm, 243.5 Gracies Farm, 229.5 228.5 (x2) 219.5 Beck House 226.5 Justicetown Farm, 217.5 Willows Farm, Aberdeen Angus 224.5 Low Farm, 207.5 Park House Farm, Beef Shorthorn 213.5 Little Galla Farm, Simmental 209.5 Newbie Mains, 201.5 South View Farm, Friesian 203.5 198.5 191.5 High House, Norwegian Red 195.5 Kirkbride House, Holstein Friesian 191.5 South Lambhill 181.5 177.5 171.5 (x3) Randalinton Farm, 181.5 Mirkbooths 174.5 Garth Hall Farm.  

PRIME CATTLE: Yet another very good entry of 63 prime steers and heifers forward, trade would be easier on the week by 8-10p and there was also far less quality on offer.  Top overall was a Limousin cross steer from Messrs Crichton, Loughrigg Farm, Egremont who peaked at £1.70 short of £2000 equating at £1998.21.  The same vendor also sold top Charolais cross steer to £1949.30 both of which were purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle, Messrs Bowe, Bothel Park, Wigton sold the best British Blue cross to £1782 and was purchased by W E Fairlie, Letham.  Top overall pence per kilo steers were a Limousin crosses from Messrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby and another from Messrs Nicholson, The Lake, Carlisle both attaining 265.5p.  Heifers saw a top of £1797.80 from Messrs Neill, Upper Tinwald, Dumfries for one of their Charolais crosses.  Messrs Bowe, Bothel Park, Wigton sold their best British Blue cross to £1754.96 both of which were purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle.  Messrs Graham, Rose Castle, Carlisle sold top priced Limousin cross heifer to £1684.05 and purchased by A & D Meats, Rossendale.  Top overall pence per kilo of the day was a British Blue from Messrs Jewitt, Gracies Farm, Barnard Castle peaking at 277.5p and was purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston. Limousins sold to 274p from Messrs Dent, Elm House, Appleby and purchased by R & JP Mulholland, Butchers Shop, Great Orton, Carlisle.

Prime cattle will be wanted for next Monday 20th December sale.  Please advise entries by calling or text to the auctioneer Grant Anderson 07872 129274.  

Leading Prices per head:
Steers: Limousin
£1998 Loughrigg Farm, £1866 Elm House, £1844 Bothel Parks, £1842 £1827 £1719 £1717 £1667 The Lake £1765 Aldermanseat Farm, £1726 £1690 Petteril Hill Farm, £1723 £1670 Hoddomtown, £1703 Kirkland Guards, £1670 Newbiggin Farm, £1949 Loughrigg Farm, £1726 Aldermanseat Farm, British Blue £1782 Bothel Parks £1734 The Lake.

Heifer: Charolais £1797 £1744 £1718 Upper Tinwald Farm, £1736 Loughrigg Farm, British Blue £1754 Bothel Parks, £1487 Gracies Farm, £1472 Upper Brydekirk Limousin £1684 Rose Castle, £1624 Low House, £1617 £1581 Elm House, £1586 £1496 £1414 Upper Nisbet Farm, £1537 Aspatria Hall, £1536 Newbiggin Farm, £1428 Steeley Farm, Simmental £1513 Newbiggin Farm.

Leading Prices per kilo:
Heifers: British Blue
277.5 Gracies Farm, 265.5 Bothel Parks, Limousin 274.5 263.5 Elm House, 257.5 Rose Castle Farm, 257.5 240.5 Upper Nisbet Farm, 251.5 Newbiggin Farm, 248.5 244.5 Steeley Farm, 240.5 Greenhill Farm, Charolais 252.5 248.5 Upper Tinwald Farm, 243.5 Loughrigg Farm, Simmental 250.5 Newbiggin Farm. 

Bulls: Limousin 265.5 257.5 Elm House, 265.5 258.5 The Lake, 261.5 255.5 Newbiggin Farm, 261.5 Hoddomtown 260.5 Bothel Parks, 258.5 Loughrigg Farm, British Blue 253.5 Bothel Parks, 249.5 The Lake 234.5 Little Broomhills Farm, Charolais 252.5 Loughrigg Farm, 236.5 Aldermanseat Farm,

CAST COWS: A great entry of 407 cast cows, stock bulls and out of spec cattle were on offer with a keen ringside of buyers ensuring that Borderway leads the way for cast cows. Messrs Morley, Petteril Bank Farm sold a Limousin cow for 852kg at 207.5p totalling £1767 to Owain Llyr. Messrs Mews, Glendue Farm, Hexham sold the top priced British Blue cow for 811kg at 197.5p totalling £1601 bought by Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Thompson, Townfoot’s run of cows topped at 852kg at 187.5p totalling £1597 bought by Owain Llyr and 633kg at 203.5p totalling £1288. Messrs Norman, Little Orton Farm’s run of Limousin cows topped at 860kg at 175.5p totalling £1509 to Steven Helliwell. Messrs Robert Neill & Partners, Upper Nisbet Farm, Jedburgh’s run of cows topped at 741kg at 192.5p totalling £1426 and 588kg at 207.5p totalling £1220 for two Aberdeen Angus and 819kg at 173.5p totalling £1420 for a Limousin x and 837kg at 164.5p totalling £1376 for a British Blue purchased by Les Fell, Sean McGimpsey, Messrs Roberts and Steven Helliwell. Messrs Wood, Waters Farm sold the top priced Charolais cow for 819kg at 173.5p totalling £1420 to Alan Jarvis.

All classes of the 288 dairy cast cows forward were again in great demand. Messrs Robinson, Burthholme Farm sold a Holstein x heifer for 708kg at 176.5p totalling £1249 to Les Fell. Messrs Dockeray, Kelsick House sold a Holstein x heifer for 665kg at 182.5p totalling £1213 also to Les Fell. Messrs Harrison, Woodhouse sold the top priced Holstein x cow for 857kg at 138.5p totalling £1186 to Steven Bowes. Messrs Mitchell & Sons, Mirkbooths sold a Holstein x heifer for 664kg at 177.5p totalling £1178 to Les Fell. Messrs Beaty, Langhorn Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 838kg at 140.5p totalling £1177 to Michael Helliwell. Messrs Edgar & Co, Whitecroft Mains sold the top priced Fleckvieh cow for 817kg at 143.5p totalling £1172 to Les Fell. Messrs Reed, Croft House sold the top priced Friesian cow for 797kg at 137.5p totalling £1095 to Sean McGimpsey.

Leading Prices Per Head: Limousin £1767 Petteril Bank Farm, £1597, £1288 Townfoot, £1509, £1278, £1217 Little Orton, £1420, £1360 Upper Nisbet Farm, £1337 Dalebottom Farm, £1335, £1287 Haltcliffe, £1331 Setmabanning, £1324, £1306 Tundergarth Mains, £1294 Balgray Hill, £1291 Old Rectory Farm, £1230 Cawfields British Blue £1601 Glendue, £1376 Upper Nisbet, £1272 Aspatria Hall, £1116 Wyse Hill Farm Aberdeen Angus £1426, £1220, £1153 Upper Nisbet Farm, £1193, £1111 Druidhall Charolais £1420, £1266 Waters Farm, £1327 Ellonby Hall, £1261 Whiteside Farm Hereford £1271 Birkett Mire Blonde £1281 Grassknop, £1176 Wyse Hill Farm Holstein Friesian £1249, £1002 Burtholme Farm, £1186 Woodhouse, £1178 Mirkbooths, £1177 Langhorn, £1159, £1049 Lane End Farm, £1136 Tempest Tower, £1131, £1081 Berrier Head, £1083 Torpenhow Hall, £1070 Hardgrove, £1068 Fauld Farm, £1067, £1030 Evening Hill, £1039 Campfield Farm, £1021 Whitecroft Mains, £1011 Justicetown, £1006 New Mill Farm Holstein £1213 Kelsick House Farm, £1055 Burtholme Farm Fleckvieh £1172 Whitecroft Mains Shorthorn £1143 Wyse Hill Farm Simmental £1141, £1050 Newbie Mains, £1076 Balgray Hill, £1024 Glendue Farm, £1007 Commissarybog Beef Shorthorn £1127, £1086 Wyse Hill Farm, £1064 Farlam Hill Farm Friesian £1095 Croft House, £1084 Lingstubbs Farm, £975 Temon Farm, £924 Clarks Farm Belted Brown Swiss £1046 Campfield Farm Galloway £677 Birkett Mire, £666 Far Brownrigg

Leading Prices per Kilo: Aberdeen Angus 207.5p, 197.5p, 192.5p Upper Nisbet Farm, 159.5p, 146.5p(x2) Druidhall Limousin 207.5p Pettril Bank Farm, 203.5p, 187.5p Townfoot, 193.5p, 189.5p Mosshead Farm, 185.5p Cowlyers, 179.5p(x2) Haltcliffe, 178.5p, 174.5p, 169.5p Tundergarth Mains, 175.5p, 162.5p Little Orton Farm, 174.5p Setmabanning, 173.5p, 167.5p Upper Nisbet, 173.5p Dalebottom, 169.5p Well Head Farm, 165.5p Glendue, 164.5p Balgray Hill British Blue 197.5p, 147.5p Glendue Farm, 186.5p Lane End Farm, 179.5p Low House, 164.5p Upper Nisbet Farm, 159.5p Wyse Hill Farm, 157.5p Whiteside 155.5p Low House, 148.5p Aspatria Hall Charolais 191.5p Whiteside, 187.5p Ellonby Hall, 173.5p, 157.5p Water Farm Holstein 182.5p Kelsick House Farm, 157.5p Blencogo House, 157.5p Gaitsgill Hall Farm, 139.5p Cardew Hall, 133.5p Burtholme Farm Holstein Friesian 179.5p Fauld Farm, 177.5p, 175.5p, 169.5p Lane End Farm, 177.5p Mirkbooths, 176.5p Burtholme Farm, 171.5p Hardgrove, 167.5p Justicetown, 159.5p, 141.5p Tempest Tower, 141.5p Buckabank, 140.5p Langhorn, 139.5p Brownrigg, 138.5p, 133.5p Woodhouse, 137.5p, 133.5p Whitecroft Mains, 135.5p Lambfield Farm, 133.5p Berrier Head, 133.5p Campfield Farm Simmental 175.5p High Dovecote, 145.5p Balgray Hill, 144.5p, 143.5p Newbie Mains, 140.5p Glendue Farm Blonde 171.5p Grassknop, 148.5p Wyse Hill Farm Friesian 171.5p Temon Farm, 137.5p Croft House, 134.5p Lingstubbs Farm, 132.5p Clarks Farm Hereford 167.5p Birkett Mire Montbeliarde 168.5p Greenwrae Beef Shorthorn 151.5p Low House, 140.5p Wyse Hill Farm Fleckvieh 143.5p Whitecroft Mains Luing 140.5p Setmabanning Shorthorn 140.5p Wyse Hill Farm Brown Swiss 132.5p Campfield Swedish Red & White 129.5p Low Wood Galloway 125.5p Batey Shield Ayrshire 133.5p Hollands Farm Belted Galloway 105.5p Birkett Mire, 103.5p Far Brownrigg

CAST BULLS: 15 stock bulls and out of spec cattle were forward on Monday. Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown sdolf the top priced Bazadaise stock bull for 1075kg at 152.5p totalling £1639 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Hewitson, Shatton Farm sold the top priced Limousin stock bull for 1169kg at 139.5p totalling £1630 also to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Johnston, West Wharmley sold a Limousin stock bull for 1154kg at 134.5p totalling £1552 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Jewitt, Gracies Farm sold a British Blue stock bull for 915kg at 159.5p totalling £1459 to Owain Llyr.

Leading Prices per Head: Bulls: Bazadaise £1639 Smalmstown Limousin £1630 Shatton Lodge Farm, £1552 West Wharmley, £1408 Clarks Farm British Blue £1459 Gracies Farm Aberdeen Angus £1380 Druidhall Simmental £1360 Gillenbie

Bullock: Galloway £1012 Sanders Close

Leading Prices per Kilo:

Bulls: British Blue 159.5p Gracies Farm Bazadaise 152.5p Smalmstown Limousin 147.5p Clarks Farm, 139.5p Shatton Lodge, 134.5p West Wharmley

Bullocks: Galloway 174.5, 161.5p Sanders Close Friesian 159.5p Lingstubbs Farm Aberdeen Angus 153.5p The Barns

PRIME SHEEP: The weekly sale of prime sheep attracted a similar number to last week though with a plainer show forward a sale average of £129.56 per head is no mean feat. This with an overall average of 285p, SQQ295p still seeing Borderway leading the way. An individual lamb from Messrs Musgrave, Cardew Hall, Dalston led the way at £192 or 468.3ppk for a 41kg Beltex. Another 9 runs sold over 400ppk with 40 pens over £150 a head.

Leading Prices per head: Beltex £192, £166, £160, £154, £147 Cardew Hall, £182 Castlehill, £174, £147, £146, £144 Grapes Barn, £170, £145 High Boonwood, £156, £142 Glebelands, £150 Faughhill Farm Texel £172 High House, £164, £154, £153 Jackson Rigg, £163 Flimby Hall, £161 Newbiggin Farm, £158 The Throp, £157, £153(x2) Old Rectory, £156, £150 Park House, £154 Stoneraise Place, £152 Bengall Farm, £152 Moorside, £150 Harley Croft Suffolk £168, £154, £143 Jackson Rigg, £148 Fern House, £145.50 Albyfield, £141 Stoneraise Place, £140(x2) Faughhill Farm, £140 Sycamore House, £134 Bengall Farm, £131 Hallfoot Dutch Texel £168, £164, £152 Thirlwall Castle, £160, £145 High Old Shield Farm, £158 Newbiggin Farm, £156, £154, £149, £147 Unity Farm, £154, £150 Woodhead Farm, £150, £148 Harley Croft, £149, £147 Hollands Zwartbles £152 Bogra, £141 Harley Croft Hill Cheviot £134, £124, £122.50 Bengall Farm, £124 Castlehill Greyfaced £131.50, £126 Coombe Crag, £128, £127 Pasture House Farm, £128, £123 Jackson Rigg, £127 Hollands, £126 Church Farm, £126 Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, £125 Round Meadows Farm, £123 Triermain, £122(x2), Reaygarth, £122 Stobbs Farm, £121 Denton Mains Charolais £130 Gill Farm Herdwick £125 Grapes Barn, £117 Clea Hall Blackface £116, £114 Stobbs Farm

Leading Prices per kilo: Beltex 468.3p, 416.2p, 415p, 405.1p, 397.3p, 368.8p, 366.7p, 354.4p, 349.4p Cardew Hall, 414.6p, 341.2p High Boonwood, 409.4p, 338.8p Grapes Barn, 404.4p, 337.3p Castlehill, 375p, 329.1p, 328.9p Faughhill Farm, 345.7p The Throp, 331.3p Cardewlees Farm Dutch Texel 409.8p, 400p, 366.3p, 333.3p Thirlwall Castle Farm, 372.5p, 345.9p, 345.2p, 319.5p, 312.6p Hollands, 355.6p, 337.2p(x2) High Old Shield Farm, 343.5p Newbiggin, 339.1p, 323.9p, 323.6p Unity Farm, 334.8p Woodhead Farm, 307.7p, 306.8p Faughhill Farm, 306.7p Harley Croft Texel 405.1p, 327.5p The Throp, 373.9p High House, 341.9p, 301.1p Triermain, 331p Newbiggin, 324.1p, 305.3p Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, 323.8p Meadow Farm, 320.9p, 304.1p The Hill, 320p Moorside, 314p, 302p Jackson Rigg, 307.5p, 303.4p Flimby Hall, 307.1p Brackenbank, 305.3p Whinney Hill Farm, 304.3p Denton Mains, 301.2p Bengall Suffolk 287.58p Stone House, 284.1p Temon Farm, 283.7p Roe Farm, 280p, 274.5p Faughhill, 279.2p Stoneraise Place, 278.2p, 273.5p, 271.7p Bengall Farm, 277.1p, 273.6p Albyfield, 276.1p Cardewlees, 275.8p Hallfoot, 275p(x2) Jackson Rigg, 273.3p Gill Farm, 272.3p Denton Mains Hill Cheviot 286.4p Garrochtrie, 274.7p Aimshaugh, 273.5p, 272.2p, 269.6p Bengall Farm, 269.6p Castlehill Blackface 279.5p, 262.1p Stobbs Farm Greyfaced 276.4p Triermain, 270.2p Hollands, 268.9p Denton Mains, 268.1p Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, 267.4p Jackson Rigg, 266p Round Meadows, 265.2p, 262.4p Reaygarth, 265.2p Stobbs Farm, 264.6p, 263.9p Pasture House, 262.5p Coombe Crag

CAST EWES & RAMS: 200 cast ewes and rams forward at the weekly sale with a fantastic trade once again. Topping today’s sale at £178 was a cracking Texel ewe from Messrs Telford, Edenlin. Meaty ewes continue to lift in value. Mule sold to a top of £118 from Messrs Middleton, Stonehouse with many mules selling in the teens. Blackfaced ewes sold to £103 from Messrs Dixon, The Stobbs.

Leading prices per head: Ewes: Texel £178, £148 Edenlin, £149, £142 Cardew Hall, £148, £129, £115 High Boonwood, £141 The Hill, £139, £114 Church Farm, £115 Grapes Barn, £112 Middlemoor Suffolk £127 Denton Mains, £95 Raygarth Greyfaced £118 Stone House, £114, £112 Church Farm, £108 Denton Mains Beltex £112 Castlehill, £100 High Fell Farm Blackface £103 Stobbs Farm Zwartbles £98(x2) Bogra Hill Cheviot £79 Temon Farm Swaledale £70 Church Farm, £63 Border Rigg, £54 Raygarth Field Herdwick £59 Grapes Barn

Rams: Beltex £140 Glebelands, £100 High Fell Farm Texel £132 Stone Hall Farm, £100 Albyfield

Please contact a member of our Sales team for further information
David Holliday                                  07710 189804                   Cast Cows & Cast Bulls
Grant Anderson                                07872 129274                   Prime Bulls & Prime Cattle
James Little                                        07872 840685                   Prime & Cast Sheep