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Date: 11 May 2022 | Calves

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Borderway Sale of Calves

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Wednesday 11th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of 340 calves. All classes were dearer on the week with stronger calves seeing the biggest lift and buyers travelling from as far as Wales and Aberdeenshire.  

£610 was today’s top price for an outstanding 20-month-old British Blue x bull from Messrs Watson, Millrigg. Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown sold up to £545 for British Blue bulls and Connell Farms Ltd sold up to £530 and £525 for Aberdeen Angus bulls. Friesians were in the money today topping at £250 and £245 from Messrs Harrington, Mounsey Bank. Messrs Foster, Coombe Crag topped the Limousin section at £440 with Messrs Woods, Townfoot selling up to £435 for a Limousin.

Heifer calves were serious trade topping at £555 and £550 from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown for a tremendous run of British Blue heifers. Messrs Woods, Townfoot topped the Limousin section at £480. Aberdeen Angus heifers achieved £490 twice again from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown. A great entry forward with a mixed show of calves receiving huge returns.  

For further information please contact our Auctioneers Paul Gardner 07736883671 or Cameron Robertson 07836 233042

Leading prices per head: Bulls: British Blue £610 Millrigg, £545, £540, £520(x2), £490  Smalmstown Farm, £545, £500 Crookdale House, £510, £485(x2) Moss Side House, £490(x3) Tempest Tower, £470, £440 High Plains, £460 Housenrigg Farm, £440(x2) Mayfield, £435 Cow Lane Aberdeen Angus £530, £525, £435 East Drummodie, £470 Moss Side House, £425, £390 High Plains, £410, £390 Sunnycroft, £405, £345 Mounsey Bank, £390, £370, £300(x2) Girthhead, £330 Peepy Farm, £275 Culcaigrie, £235 Brownrigg Hall Farm, £225 Moorthwaite Farm, £220 Greenmoorside, £215 Low Rigg Limousin £440 Coombe Crag, £435 Townfoot Farm, £430, £410(x2) Bleaberry Rigg, £415 Burton House, £370, £260 Mayfield, £370(x2) Park Farm, £340(x2), £320 Hillend Farm, £320(x2) Hazel Head, £255 Threapland Lees Simmental £370(x2) Meinbank Farm, £365 Round Hill Hereford £350 Down by Rigg, £190(x2) Cairnhead Farm, £130 Kerricks Farm, £130 Peepy Farm, £110 Cairnhead Farm Friesian £250, £245, £200 Mounsey Bank, £200(x2) Auchencrieff, £125 Coombe Crag Montbeliarde £192, £172 Nook House Holstein Friesian £175, £135 Mayfield, £135 Gerrard House, £120 Round Hill, £108 Threapland Lees, £90 Tempest Tower  Holstein £102, £75(x2) Down by Rigg, £68 Potstown, £55 Crossfell House Farm

Heifers: British Blue £555, £550, £540, £520, £500, £440 Smalmstown, £480(x2) Tempest Tower, £480(x2) Whitehills Farm, £450 Crookdake House, £415(x2) Burton House, £395(x2) Cardew Hall, £375, £350 East Scales, £365, £355 Meinbank Farm, £350 Park Farm Aberdeen Angus £490(x2) Smalmstown Farm, £440(x2), £395, £380, £345(x2), £275 East Drummodie, £425 Moss Side House, £400 Burton House, £390(x2), £335(x2) Plumpton Foot Farm, £380 Sunnycroft, £320 Girthhead, £320 Cow Lane, £315 Whitehill Farms, £300 Mounsey Bank Limousin £480 Townfoot Farm, £375, £350 Hillend Farm, £350 Park Farm, £340, £220 Bleaberry Rigg, £255 Hazel Head, £240 Mayfield, £180 Nook House, £175 Burton House Simmental £340, £320 Round Hill Galloway £285 Cardew Hall Belted Galloway £285 Cardew Hall, £285 Plumpton Foot Farm Montbeliarde £108, £102 Kirkbryde Farm