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Date: 20 December 2021 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 20th December, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS: A smaller show of only 47 prime bulls forward whereby a better trade was received on the week. Topping at £2096.57 was a Limousin from Messrs Hutton, Setmabanning, Keswick and Messrs Nicholson, The Lake sold another to £2003.67 both purchased by Bowland Foods, Carlisle. Charolais from DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigton sold to £1878.74 purchased by A & D Meats, Rossendale. A British Blue out of a Holstein cow sold to £1590 from Messrs Henderson, Park House, Welton and purchased by Jewitt Meats, Spennymoor.

Top overall and a season top so far of 287.5p was achieved by DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigton for a Limousin cross and purchased by J & E Medcalf, Brookwood Abattoir, Halifax. More could have been sold. Dairy bred bulls peaked at £1223.01 for a Norwegian Red cross from Messrs Little, Kirkbride House, Wigton and a top pence per kilo of 193.5p for an MRI from Messrs Crozier, Cowlyers, Silloth.

Leading prices per head: Limousin £2096, £1923 Setmabanning Farm, £2003 The Lake, £1894, £1817, £1768 Hill House Farm, £1804 Church Farm, £1691 Sanders Close, £1610, £1579 West End Farm, £1551 Mosshead Farm Charolais £1878 Hill House Farm British Blue £1590, £1406 Park House Farm, £1333, £1313 Cote House Farm, £1300 Willows Farm Simmental £1458 Kelbarrow, £1377 Springfield Farm Aberdeen Angus £1441 Bank House Farm, £1324 The Flatt, £1294, £1239 Cote House Farm Norwegian Red £1223 Kirkbride House Montbeliarde £1180 Cowlyers Holstein Friesian £1178 Old Town Farm, £1090 Springfield MRI £1178 Cowlyers

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 287.5p, 264.5p, 263.5p Hill House Farm, 271.5p The Lake, 270.5p, 259.5p Willows Farm, 261.5p Sanders Close, 258.5p Mosshead Farm, 258.5p, 245.5p Setmabanning Farm, 241.5p Church Farm, 239.5p Mosshead Farm Charolais 249.5p Hill House Farm British Blue 229.5p, 228.5p Cote House Farm, 227.5p, 210.5p Park House Farm, 206.5p Willows Farm Simmental 226.5p Kelbarrow, 206.5p Springfield Farm Aberdeen Angus 216.5p The Flatt, 209.5p, 203.5p Cote House Farm MRI 193.5p Cowlyers Montbelairde 192.5p Cowlyers Farm Norwegian Red 190.5p Kirkbride House Holstein Friesian 180.5p Springfield, 169.5p Old Town Farm

PRIME CATTLE: A smaller entry of only 35 prime steers forward on Christmas week whereby all classes would be slightly easier on the week. Achieving a days top of £1882.33 was a Limousin cross steer from Messrs Nicholson, The Lake, Carlisle purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. British Blue crosses from Messrs Bowe, Bothel Parks, Wigton sold to £1876.25 and Charolais crosses to £1726.79 from Messrs Bell, Hoddomtown, Lockerbie. Top pence per kilo of 257.5p was paid to Messrs Nicholson, The Lake for another British Blue cross. Heifers were seen to sell to £1814.95 for Charolais crosses from Messrs Neill, Upper Tinwald, Dumfries and £1732.50 for another both purchased by Pioneer Foods. Limousin crosses from Messrs Bowe, Bothel Parks, Wigton sold to £1614.53 and purchased by Blackbrow Abattoir. British Blue crosses from DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigton peaked at £1602.87 and the days overall top pence per kilo of 264.5p

Please note next Monday’s primestock sale will be for sheep only. The next prime cattle sale will be on Monday 3rd January.  Please advise entries by calling or text to the auctioneer Grant Anderson 07872 129274.  

Leading Prices per head:
Steers: Limousin
£1882, £1692 The Lake, £1814 Hoddomtown, £1811 Bothel Parks, £1730 Shatton Lodge Farm, £1645, £1581 Newbiggin Farm British Blue £1876 Bothel Park, £1719 The Lake Charolais £1726 Hoddomtown, £1707, £1640 Aldermanseat

Heifer: Charolais £1814, £1732, £1717 Upper Tinwald Farm Limousin £1614 Bothel Parks, £1519 Shatton Lodge Farm, £1517, £1470, £1421 Newbiggin Farm, £1482 Hundith House, £1403 Hill House Farm British Blue £1602 Hill House Farm, £1366 Old Town Farm Beef Shorthorn £1298 Coxhill Farm

Leading Prices per kilo:
Heifers: British Blue
264.5p Hill House Farm Limousin 257.5p Bothel Parks, 250.5p, 248.5p, 239.5p Newbiggin Farm Charolais 247.5p, 240.5p, 238.5p Upper Tinwald Farm Beef Shorthorn 229.5p Coxhill Farm

Steers: Limousin 257.5p, 232.5p The Lake, 254.5p Hoddomtown 248.5p Bothel Parks, 247.5p, 241.5p Newbiggin Farm, 234.5p Shatton Lodge Farm British Blue 250.5p Bothel Parks, 240.5p The Lake Charolais 240.5p Hoddomtown, 235.5p Aldermanseat.

CAST COWS: A smaller show of 305 cast cows, bulls and prime cattle was on offer

A good entry of 234 cast cows, bulls and out of spec cattle were offered to a smaller ring side of buyers

M/s Wood, Waters Farm, Shap sold the top price Charolais cow for 913kg, 153.5p/kg, £1401 to C Kirkpatrick

M/s Brown & Co, Mosshead Farm sold the top priced Limousin x cow for 798kg, 174.5p/kg, £1392 also to C Kirkpatrick

Mr Mark Batty, Flimby Hall, Maryport sold a Limousin cow for 817kg, 164.5p/kg, £1343 to M/s Roberts

Mr Harry Emslie sold a Blue x Heifer for 565kg, 199.5p/kg, £1127 to Sean Mcgimpsey

A great entry of 150 dairy cast cows was on offer to a keen ring side of buyers ensure all classes were in great demand.

M/s Moffat & Co, Kirtlebank Farm sold the top price Holstein x cow for 1028kg, 129.5p/kg, £1331 to Les Fell

M/s Cannon, Espland Hill sold the top priced Holstein x heifer fir 712kg, 184.5p/kg, £1313 also to Les Fell and 977kg, 186.5p/kg, £1262 to Brian Capper

M/s Graves & son, Home Farm sold the top priced Mont x heifer for 685kg, 161.5p/kg, £1106 to Brian Capper who also bought the top priced for Friesian cow was sold for 753kg, 139.5p/kg, £1050 form M/s Mattocks, Aulby Farm

Leading Prices per Head: Charolais £1401 Waters Farm, Limousin £1393 £1114 £1102 Mosshead, £1344 Flimby Hall, £1307 £1292 £1239 £1212 £1208 £1134 Hill House, £1301 Cracrop, £1161 Wyse Hill, £1115 Ladyhousesteads, £1109 Wood Hall, Holstein/Friesian £1331 Kirtlebank, £1314 £1263 Espland Hill, £1071 £1029 Grassings, £1060 Lane End, £1054 £1022 Stoneybrook, £1043 Tempest Tower, £1039 Southerfield, £1010 Tempest Tower, £1009 Broomhills, £1007 Newton Field, £963 Bromfield, £961 £948 Brownrigg Hall, Blonde £1294 Wood Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1272 Hindrigg, £1126 Wyse Hill, British Blue £1260 £1257 Hundith House, £1148 Ladyhousesteads, £1127 Brea of Coynach, Simmental £1117 Sanders Close, Montbeliarde £1106 Home Farm, Friesian £1050 Aulby, £1038 High House, Holstein £970 Bromfield, £965 Home Farm

Leading Prices per Kilo:British Blue 199.5p Brae of Coynach, 156.5p 151.5p Hundith House, 156.5p Randalholme, Holstein/Friesian 186.5p 184.5p Espland Hill, 173.5p Lane End, 173.5p Stoneybrook, 171.5p 134.5p  Evening Hill, 147.5p Chalk Lodge, 133.5p Brownrigg Hall, Limousin 181.5p 173.5p Cracrop, 174.5p 157.5p Mosshead, 167.5p Wood Hall, 164.5p 157.5p Wyse Hill, 164.5p Flimby Hall, 163.5p 163.5p 161.5p 160.5p 157.5p 157.5p Hill House, 155.5p Waters Farm, 155.5p Ladyhousesteads, Blonde 165.5p Wood Hall, Montbeliarde 161.5p Home Farm, Simmental 157.5p Sander Close, 157.5p Ladyhousesteads, Charolais 153.5p Waters Farm, Holstein 147.5p 133.5p Home Farm, 130.5p Park House, Aberdeen Angus 141.5p Wyse Hill, Friesian 139.5p Aulby, 131.5p Fir Tree, Beef Shorthorn 136.5p Wyse Hill, Hereford 133.5p Relief, Fleckvieh 119.5p Kirkhouse.

CAST BULLS: An entry of 9 Stock Bulls were on offer, with M/s Houldey Kirtleton House sold the top priced Simmental stock bull for 1344kg, 109.5p/kg, £1470 to C Kirkpatrick. Kirkmill Farms sold the top priced Aberdeen Angus stock bull for 1066kg, 123.5p/kg, £1316 to Jewitts, M/s Pinguey Hill House sold the top priced Limousin stock bull for965kg, 132.5p/kg, £1278 to C Kirkpatrick.

Leading Prices per Head: Simmental £1472 Kirtleton House, Aberdeen Angus £1317 Kirkhill, Limousin £1279 High House, £1278 Drumburn.

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 132.5p High House, 127.5p Drumburn, Aberdeen Angus 123.5p Kirkhill.

PRIME SHEEP: The weekly sale of prime sheep saw an increased entry of 2624 head forward. Another great result this week seeing an overall average of 282ppk being well ahead of pre sale forecasts and other outlets. This translates to an average of £126.54 a head with plainer show forward.

Leading the sale per head at £180 was a cracking pen of 4 Dutch Texel lambs weighing 45kg from Messrs Wigham, Hargill House which sold to Mr R Skelton. Best export types continue to fly here at Borderway seeing a top of 431.6ppk for Beltex lambs from Messrs Musgrave , Cardew Hall, Dalston.

Leading Prices per head: Dutch Texel £180, £176, £170, £166 (x3), £162, £152 Hargill House, £164, £158 (x2), £148 Hightown, £158, £155, £147 Lanerton, £158, £150 Little Swinburne Farm, £152, £151 Unity Farm, £148 Ashfield, Texel £174, £164, £161, £160 (x2), £156 (x2), £154, £151, £150 Cardew Hall, £164, £159, £153 Flimby Hall, £160, £152 Smalmstown Farm, £160 Braithwaite Hall, £158 Jackson Rigg, £155 Blue Dial Farm, £154 Cracrop Farm, £154 Newbiggin Farm, Suffolk £158, £137, £135 Outer Woodhead, £155, £147, £140 Cardew Hall, £154, £148 Jackson Rigg, £145 Smalmstown, £144, £123 Brae of Coynach, £144 Fern House, £139 Ewan Close, £139, £124 Stone Flatts, £132 Lesson Hall Farm, £132 Low Moor, £127 Whinney Hill Farm, £126 Oakbank Farm, £123 Hollands, Hill Cheviot £154 Outer Woodhead, Beltex £153, £142, £132 (x3) Hollands, £140, £134 Glebelands, £140 (x2), £138 (x2), £135, £132 Shank Castle, £140, £134, £130 Walton Woodhead, £138 Wavercroft, £135, £134 The Bow, £131 Castlehill, Cheviot £149, £123, £122 Outer Woodhead, £126 Bogrie, Mule £140 Farewell Grange, £139, £133 Hightown, £134, £120.50 Brampton Fell Farm, £127 Pasture House, £124.50 (x2), £120, £118, £116 High Park Foot, £124 Hollands, £121 Farnbury, £120.50 Gallowberry, £119 Church Farm, £119, £116.50 Gapshields, £119 Hargill House, £117 Cold Shields, £116 Spout Bank, Blackface £130 Farewell Grange, £128, £115.50, £114 Smalmstown Farm, £120 Stobbs Farm, Millennium Blue £124 Stanley House, Herdwick £116 Blue Dial Farm, £115 Scotby Ghyll, Swale £114 Cold Shields.

Leading Prices per kilo: Beltex 431.6p Cardew Hall, 364.3p, 364.1p, 322p, 314.3p Hollands, 354.4p, 339.2p, 306.2p, 302.5p Glebelands, 337.7p, 326.6p The Throp, 315.7p Castlehill, 311.6p Walton Woodhead, 310.1p, 307p Shank Castle, 308.1p Rietfontain, 306.8p The Bow, Dutch Texel 409.3p, 404.8p, 400p, 386p, 376.7p, 357p, 355.1p, 345.5p Hargill House, 385.4p, 278p Lanerton, 381.6p Hargill House, 359.1p, 340.9p Little Swinburne Farm, 341.6p Unity Farm, 340.2p Ashfield, Texel 400p, 395.5p, 285.5p, 378.8p, 365.4p, 357.1p, 350p, 339.1p Cardew Hall, 390.2p, 370.4p, 337.5p Braithwaite Hall, 292p Pasture House, 365.5p, 350p, 348.9p, 322.1p Flimby Hall, 350p Farewell Grange, 344.2p Newbiggin Farm, 337.5p, 324.1p Gass Farm, 333.3p Cracrop Farm, Suffolk 289.4p Hollands, 285.7p, 280p, 274.3p Cardew Hall, 283.7p Ewan Close, 281.3p, 270.5p, 266p Outer Woodhead, 278.8p Smalmstown Farm, 272.5p Stone Flatts, 272.2p Lesson Hall Farm, 269.4p Low Moor, 269.1p Jackson Rigg, 268.9p, 268.2p, 267.8p, 267.4p, 266.7p, 265.9p Brae of Coynach, 266.7p Fern House,      Millennium Bleu 288.4p, 287.7p, 2859 Stanley House, Herdwick 282.9p Blue Dial Farm, Blackface 282.4p Stobbs Farm, 268.6p, 262.1p, 261.2p Smalmstown Farm, Charolais 281.1p, 271.1p, 270.3p Outer Woodhead, 274.4p Brae of Coynach, Hill Cheviot 265.9p Castlehill, 261.9p Rietfontain, 260.5p Garrochtrie, Mule 262p, 258.7p Brampton Fell Farm, 260.7p, 256.7p (x2), 256.5p High Park Foot, 258.9p Gapshields, 258.3p, 250.5p Hightown, 258.2p Low Moor, 257.4p, 250p Farnbury, 255.9p Hargill House, 255.9p Church Farm, 254.3p Cold Shields, 250.6p Low Todholes, 250p Farewell Grange.   

CAST EWES & RAMS: The weekly sale had an entry of 170 cast ewes and rams. Trade continues to rise bring sharper on the week. Topping today’s sale at £180 was Messrs Sutherland, Bogrie for a strong Texel ewe. Suffolks topped at £152 from IBC McManus, Low House. Mules topped on two occasion at £118 firstly from Messrs Morton, Church Farm and then for a pen of 12 from Messrs Beaty, Stonewalls. Cheviot ewes topped at £118 from Messrs Chalmers, Outer Woodhead. The cast ewe and ram sale will run as normal next week with ewes required to fill orders.

Leading prices per head: Ewes: Texel £180, £148 Bogrie, £159, £145 Cardew Hall, £158 Lesson Hall Farm, £138 Low House, £134, £111 Wavercroft, £132, £128 Midtown Farm, £128, £125, £118 Jackson Rigg, £128, £112 Springfield Farm  Suffolk £152, £118 Low House, £144, £136 Bogrie Farm, £123 Ellonby Road, £121 Springfield Farm, £104 Oakbank Farm Leicester £146 Highside Farm, £128 Hightown, £110 Farewell Grange Beltex £145, £108 Stone Lodge Hill Cheviot £118 Outer Woodhead, £112 Castlehill Greyfaced £118 Church Farm, £118, £94, £90 Stonewalls, £112 Springfield, £111 Parklands, £107 Reservior Farm, £107, £90 Spout Bank, £104 Wavercroft, £95, £92 Brampton Fell Farm Charollais £112 Outer Woodhead Blackface £103 Stobbs Farm, £102 Farewell Grange Swaledale £70 Church Farm, £70 Hightown, £62 Brampton Fell Farm, £58 Low Todholes, £51 Spout Bank Badger Face Texel £66 Brampton Fell Farm Jacob £64 Ellonby Road

Rams: Texel £148 Broom Hall Farm

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