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Date: 05 January 2022 | Dairy Cattle

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Borderway Monthly Dairy Day

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE BORDERWAY DAIRY TEAM

29 ANIMALS SELL FOR OR MORE THAN £2000 WITH 2 TOPPING AT £2300

The first Borderway Monthly Dairy Day sale of 2022 had a super offering of freshly calved cows and heifers consigned by many of the leading herds from the north of England and Scotland.  195 animals sold, with the Holstein heifers averaging £1844, 29 animals sold for £2000 or more with two animals topping at £2300.

Topping the cow trade at £2300 was Broughton Dot who was consigned by the Holden family from Broughton in Furness who are dispersing their herd.  She was sired by Gillette Caviar and had recently calved in her second giving 45kgs.  Another eight cows and heifers from this herd sold to average £1831 with a fancy uddered heifer by Silverado selling for £2100.

The heifers topped at £2300 for Deerslet Painter Agatha consigned by the Lawson family from Carnforth.  She was sired by Peak AltaPainter and was bred from a VG dam with super high butterfat and protein. Another five animals from this herd averaged £1920 with Deerslet Allclass Fortune selling for £2000.   

Balcurvie Holsteins sold 21 heifers to average £1944 with four heifers selling for £2150.  

The Baillies from Longlea Farm, Lanarkshire consigned an impressive group of heifers sired by top sires and topped at £2100 for Netherlea Altalobello Donna who was sired by Altalobello. 

Sixteen cows and heifers were consigned by the Lyle family from Fife with Cambus Lineman Pan selling for £2250.  She was classified Very Good 86 in her first lactation and was bred from a Very Good 89 dam. 

A super group of Jersey Cross bred In-Calf were consigned by Kerricks Farm from Dumfries to average £1511 and topped at £1750.  These heifers were all due in February to the Jersey sire. 

The next dairy sale at Borderway takes place on Wednesday 19th January and features 150 in the first Border & Lakeland sale of 2022.  An online version of this catalogue can be viewed at www.harrisonandhetherington.co.uk or can be ordered from the Pedigree Office 01228 406230

Averages
Freshly Calved Animals

97 Holstein heifers milk                                  £1844.30
47 Holstein cows milk                                     £1718.10

1 Ayrshire heifer in milk                                  £1500.00
6 Cross bred cows & heifers                         £1301.25
9 Faulted cows ¾                                           £1157.77

In Calf Heifers
25 Jersey Cross In-heifers                            £1511.91

Leading Prices
Lot      Price               Purchaser
110      £2300  Messrs Dixon  Wigton Cumbria

129      £2300  Messrs Dixon  Beech Wigton Cumbria
147      £2250  Messrs Dixon  Beech Wigton Cumbria
65        £2150  Messrs Mason, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
67        £2150  Baldwin & Son Ltd, Preston Lancashire
74        £2150  Messrs Fisher, Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbrightshire
80        £2150  Messrs Coulthard, Carlisle Cumbria
91        £2150  Baldwin & Son Ltd, Preston Lancashire
56        £2100  Baldwin & Son Ltd, Preston Lancashire
107      £2100  Messrs Henderson, Annan Dumfriesshire