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Date: 20 June 2022 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 20th June 2022 Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS – Another good entry of 85 Prime bulls forward at Borderway Primestock sale whereby all classes would follow the national trend and ease ever so slightly on the week. Topping the sale overall was an outstanding 886kg Limousin from Messrs Hutton, Setmabanning Farm, Keswick achieving £2325.21 selling to Bowland Foods, Preston; another sold to £2227.55 for 930kg from Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor, Penrith and Messrs Mason, Bank Farm, Penrith sold an 820kg British Blue cross to £2013.10. Top overall pence per kilo of 268.5p was paid to Setmabanning Farm, for the aforementioned Limousin. Dairy bred bulls were seen to peak at £1604 for a Fleckvieh from Messrs Graham, South Lambhill, Longtown purchased by Jewitt Meats, Spennymoor and Friesians to £1405.38 from Messrs Clark, Whins, Lockerbie. Messrs Clark also sold top pence per kilo of 213.5p for Friesians and Fleckviehs to 216.5p for the aforementioned.

All enquiries please get in touch with our auctioneer Grant Anderson 07872 129274.  

Leading prices per head: Limousin £2325 Setmabanning, £2227 Clifton Moor, £1990 Allerby Hall, £1959, £1710 Hill House, £1798 Northfield Park, £1702, £1673 Linden House, £1667 The Becks British Blue £2013 Bank Farm, £1633, £1599, £1507 Mirkbooths, £1514 Hayclose Simmental £1634, £1633 Millhill, £1562 Hayclose, £1556 Kirtleton House Aberdeen Angus £1615 Whins Farm Fleckvieh £1604 South Lambhill, £1341 Peel Flat Charolais £1594 Millhill, £1569, £1539 Linden House, £1513 Hayclose Blonde £1571 Hayclose Bazadaise £1509 Hayclose Friesian £1405, £1340 Whins Farm Holstein Friesian £1391 Peel Flat, £1373, £1294 South Lambhill, £1357 Gates Garth Hall, £1187 Grassknop, £1134, £1101, £1036, £1025 Elephant Farm Holstein £1335, £1306, £1269, £1288 Musgrave Hall Irish Moiled £1212 Coxhill Brown Swiss £1150 Cardewlees.

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 268.5p Setmabanning, 259.5p Allerby Hall, 259.5p, 256.5p Hill House, 257.5p Beck House, 253.5p, 251.5p Linden House, 249.5p Northfield Park, 248.5p Lake View, 243.5p Hayclose Bazadaise 249.5p Hayclose Blonde 245.5p Hayclose British Blue 245.5p Bank Farm, 240.5p Hayclose, 235.5p Mirkbooths, 231.5p Justicetown, 231.5p Mirkbooths Simmental 243.5p, 237.5p, 235.5p Wydon, 239.5p Millhill,  237.5p Hayclose, 235.5p Kirtleton House Charolais 240.5p Wydon, 239.5p Hayclose, 236.5p, 230.5p Millhill Aberdeen Angus 227.5p Whins Farm, 209.5p Justicetown Fleckvieh 216.5p South Lambhill, 203.5p Peel Flatt Friesian 213.5p, 198.5p Whins Farm Holstein Friesian 212.5p Gates Garth Hall, 202.5p, 189.5p, 183.5p, 182.5p Elephant Farm, 198.5p Grassknop Irish Moiled 205.5p Coxhill Holstein 198.8p, 194.5p, 193.5p Musgrave Hall.

PRIME CATTLE – A smaller entry of only 52 Prime steers and heifers forward seeing all classes slightly sharper on the week. A day’s top of £2023.58 was paid to Messrs Cape, Kirkland Guards, Wigton for one of their 724kg Limousin cross steers purchased by Mr Andrew Graham. Messrs Hewetson, Lords Close, Maryport sold 691kg to £1938.26 and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. Charolais topped at £1849.97 from Messrs McKelvey, Burnside, Lochmaben, for 689kgs. Top pence per kilo steer and joint overall was 280.5ppk for another Limousin cross of Messrs Hewetson, Lords Close.

Heifers peaked at £2022.98 from DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigton selling their 729kg Limousin cross purchased by Pioneer Foods. Top pence per kilo of 280.5p was also paid to DA Harrison for a 625kg Limousin cross purchased by Mr Andrew Graham. More cattle are required weekly as numbers look to tighten right up for the summer months.

Please advise entries by calling or text with our auctioneer Grant Anderson 07872 129274.

Leading Prices Per Head:
Steers: Limousin
£2023, £1916, £1864 Kirkland Guards, £1936, £1874 Lords Close, £1924, £1909, £1858, £1827 The Lake, £1848, £1801 Prior Hall, £1703 Guards Mill Charolais £1849 Burnside, £1692 Ladyhousesteads British Blue £1843 The Lake Blue Grey £1622 New House Galloway £1391 New House.

Heifers: Limousin £2022, £1753, £1742, £1715, £1609 Hill House, £1735, £1574 Guards Mill, £1694 Mirkbooths, £1632 Setmabanning Charolais £1576 Hill House British Blue £1519 Red Hall Simmental £1425 Kirtleton House Aberdeen Angus £1249 Burnside.

Leading Prices per kilo:
Steers
: Limousin 280.5p, 278.5p Lords Close, 279.5p, 274.5p, 257.5p Kirkland Guards, 277.5p, 271.5p, 267.5p, 258.5p The Lake, 274.5p Hayclose, 268.5p Burnside, 262.5p Ladyhousesteads, 258.5p Guards Mill Charolais 269.5p Ladyhousesteads, 268.5p Burnside British Blue 264.5p The Lake Galloway 218.5p New House Blue Grey 213.p New House.

Heifers: Limousin 280.p, 278.5p, 277.5p, 268.p, 265.5p Hill House, 275.5p Guards Mill, 275.5p Mirkbooths, 265.5p Setmabanning Simmental 262.p Kirtleton House Charolais 245.5p Hill House.

CAST COWS & STOCK BULLS – Once again a large entry of 320 cast cows was on offer with 20% selling for over 200ppk.

BEEF CAST COWS – Messrs Priestly, Cracrop sold the top priced Limousin cow for 788kg, 239.5p, £1887 and 650kg, 235.5p, £1530 to Owain Llyr and Jewitt Meats. Bridgehouse Farming run of outstanding cows topped at 791kg, 234.5p, £1854; 576kg, 254.5p, £1465 and 619kg, 245.5p, £1519 purchased by Owain Llyr (2) and Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Hall & Sons, Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, Hawick sold a Limousin cross cow for 803kg, 227.5p, £1826 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Graham, Cumdivock sold an Aberdeen Angus cow for 782kg, 227.5p, £1779 to Michael Helliwell. Messrs Robson & Sons, Merryshields sold the top priced British Blue cross cow for 785kg, 212.5p, £1668 to Messrs Roberts.

DAIRY CAST COWS – A large number of dairy cows was forward with all classes being in great demand. Messrs Graham, Middle Farm sold the top priced Friesian cow for 736kg, 209.5p, £1541 and 610kg, 219.5p, £1338 to Charles Kirkpatrick and Jewitt Meats. Messrs Eilbeck & Son, Plumbland sold the top priced Fleckvieh cow for 825kg, 186.5p, £1538 to Les Fell. Messrs Millar & Son, Woodhousehill sold the top priced Holstein cross cow for 809kg, 183.5p, £1484 to Pickstocks. Messrs Magnay, Greenwrae sold the top priced Montbeliarde cross cow for 793kg, 183.5p, £1455 so Sean McGimpsey. Messrs Harrison, Hazel head sold a Holstein cross heifer for 632kg, 208.5p, £1317 to Les Fell. Messrs Copland, Nether Collinghirst sold a Fleckvieh heifer for 206.5p to Les Fell.

Leading Prices per Head: Limousin £1887 Cracrop, £1854 Bridgehouse, £1826 Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, £1816 Cumdivock, £1690 Silloans, £1683 The Grove, £1675 Street Head, £1660, £1632, £1600 Ratlinggate, £1633 Gates Garth Hall Aberdeen Angus £1779 Cumdivock Friesian £1541, £1338 Middle Farm, £1456 Pelutho, £1306 Plumbland British Blue £1668 Merryshield, £1633 Midtown Simmental £1567 Newbie Mains Fleckvieh £1538 Plumbland Holstein Friesian £1484 Woodhousehill, £1470 Woodhouse, £1409 Gates Garth Hall, £1390, £1319 The Glebe, £1383 Evening Hill, £1367 Sandraw, £1332 Brunt Hill, £1317 Hazel Head Hereford £1457 Mirkbooths, £1415 Mount Huly Montbeliarde £1455 Greenwrae, £1375 Geltside, £1331 Groundy Croft Holstein £1444 Justicetown, £1317 Laws Hall, £1311 Wardpark Shorthorn £1439, £1408 Coxhill, £1344, £1323 Penlaw Staberlizer £1419 Netherton Swedish Red £1314 Geltside Brown Swiss £1301 Mirkbooths Galloway £1287 New House Farm

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 254.5p, 234.5p, 223.5p, 214.5p Bridgehouse, 239.5p, 235.5p Cracrop, 233.5p Cumdivock, 231.5p Horsemoor Hills, 227.5p Horsleyhill Farm Cottage, 223.5p Balgray Hill, 223.5p Oakwood, 219.5, 218.5p (x2) Ratlinggate, 217.5p The Becks, 216.5p Walton Woodhead, 215.5p, 211.5p Mirkbooths, 214.5p The Grove, 213.5p Winterhope British Blue 245.5p Bridgehouse, 225.5p Merryshield, 218.5p Netherton, 217.5p Midtown, 212.5p Merryshield, 211.5p Well Head Aberdeen Angus 228.5p, 221.5p Whitehall, 227.5p Cumdivock, 205.5p Glenlaugh Hereford 222.5p Mirkbooths Friesian 219.5p, 209.5p, 186.5p Middle Farm, 191.5p Nether Collinghirst, 186.5p, 182.5p Pelutho, 182.5p Gelt Hall Shorthorn 209.5p, 204.5p Coxhill, 208.5p Sandwick, 194.5p Penlaw Holstein Friesian 208.5p Hazel Head, 194.5p High Ploughlands, 190.5p Woodhouse, 184.5p Sandraw, 183.5p Geltside, 183.5p Woodhousehill, 182.5p Brunt Hill Fleckvieh 206.5p Nether Collinghirst, 186.5p Plumbland, 183.5p Stannock Simmental 198.5p, 197.5p Chapel House Luing 193.5p Geltsdale Montbeliarde 189.5p Stonewalls, 183.5p Greenwrae Staberlizer 185.5p Netherton Galloway 185.5p New House Farm Holstein 183.5p, 181.5p Laws Hall, 180.5p Justicetown.

CAST BULLS: Only 8 stock bulls on offer with Messrs Harrington, Grange Grassing selling the top priced British Blue cross stock bull for 1014kg, 214.5p, £2175 to Owain Llyr.

Leading Prices per Head: British Blue £2175 Grange Grassing Aberdeen Angus £1728 Stannock Shorthorn £1698 Penlaw.

Leading Prices per Kilo: British Blue 214.5p Grange Grassing Limousin 173.5p Changue Piemontese 175.5p Mill Street Aberdeen Angus 166.5p Stannock, 166.5p Low Milton

PRIME SHEEP – A larger show of prime and cast sheep forward this week did nothing to dampen trade with all classes seeing a rise on the week to level at 325ppk for all weights and grades, this translates to £137.16 per head which is £22.41 up on last years corresponding Monday. Messrs Musgrave, Cardew Hall, Dalston led the way this week with a fabulous Beltex cross lamb which weighed 41kg and sold for 500ppk or £205 a head. 23 pens sold over 390ppk with 37 pens selling over £160.

Leading Prices Per Head: Beltex £205, £190, £180, £178, £176, £171 (x2), £166, £162, £160, £156 Cardew Hall, £172 Seymour House, £172, £169, £167, £165 High Plasket Lands, £167, £155 Harley Croft, £162, £156 The Guards Texel £174, £166 Whitehead Brow, £170 (x2), £162 Limestone Cottage, £170 Laverock Bank, £169, £160, £155 (x2) Hermitage, £166 (x2) Old Rectory, £164 Wayside Cottages, £164 Midtown, £161 Longhurst, £160 Mid Farm, £158 Seymour House, £156 Wavercroft, £156 Little Swinburne, £156 Newbiggin Dutch Texel £170, £164 (x3) Lakeland View, £158, £156, £150 Springfield Suffolk £165 West Cocklaw, £162, £138, £133 New Farm, £155, £154, £144 Gill Farm, £147, £146, £136, £135 Jackson Rigg, £144, £137 Clappers, £144, £138 Seymour House, £144 Whitehead Brow, £137 Lyndale, £135 Old Silloth, £135 (x2) Rottington Hall Charollais £156, £149, £142, £137, £136, £135 (x2) Springfield Farm, £138, £132, £130 The Green Dutch Spotted £154 Harley Croft Millennium Bleu £142 Wayside Cottages Dorset £141 Cumcatch Berrichon £114 Rottington Hall

Leading Prices Per Kilo: Beltex 500p, 463p, 407.1p, 395.1p, 392.4p, 391.3p, 382.6p, 370.8p Cardew Hall, 434.2p, 417.5p, 412.2p, 372.5p, 371.1p High Plasket Lands, 422.8p, 392.4p Harley Croft, 405p, 400p The Guards, 370.4p Upper Tinwald Dutch Texel 415.2p (x2), 409.6p, 400p Lakeland View, 395p, 390p Springfield Texel 415p, 404.7p Whitehead Brow, 400p, 361.9p Midtown, 393p, 387.5p, 375p, 367.8p, 357.5p Hermitage, 373.6p Laverock Bank, 370.4p Little Swinburne, 357.9p, 348.4p Limestone Cottage, 356.4p The Guards, 355.3p Newbiggin, 355.3p, 353.8p Brown Top, 351.1p, 350p Seymour House, 347.6p Boggle Hall Dutch Spotted 389.9p Harley Croft Suffolk 338.8p, 325p Whitehead Brow, 323.6p Gill Farm, 320.9p, 320p, 317.6p,316.1p Jackson Rigg, 317.6p Rottington Hall, 316.9p Lyndale, 316.5p Seymour House Charollais 333.3p, 330p The Green, 331.1p Springfield Farm.

CAST SHEEP: A much larger entry of cast ewes were forward at Borderway with a sharper trade to go with it. The run of 406 cast sheep went on to average a very respectable £140.15 with a top price of £228 for a tremendous Texel ewe from Messrs Smith, Roachburn Farm, Tindale Fell; Messrs Mulholland, Great Orton also took advantage of the buoyant ewe trade resulting in their Beltex ewe selling for £214. Messrs Smith, Roachburn also took the top spot for hill bred with a pen of 3 Swaledale ewes selling for £104. Trade proves very positive and a massive demand for future weeks.  Please make the most of it and bring your ewes to Borderway.

Ewes: Texel £228, £196, £190 Roachburn, £216 The Croft, £208, £168 High Plasket Lands, £186, £170, £164 Wavercroft, £178 High Boonwood, £178, £170 Lakeland View, £170, £160 Cowranside, £169 (x2), £160 The Guards, £164 Castletown, £160 West Cocklaw Beltex £214, £172 Midtown, £176, £160, £148 Limestone Cottage Suffolk £170 The Guards, £160 Oakbank, £158 Milton Mains, £157 Old Silloth, £154 Lyndale, £146, £126 Raygarth Field, £140 Westgarth Hill Zwartbles £162, £138, £132, £128 Mid Whinnow, £146, £114 Wetheral Shields, £112 Springfield Farm Greyfaced £160 Oakbank, £138 The Guards, £136, £128 (x2) Castletown, £136 Boggle Hall, £130 Westgarth Hill, £130 (x2) Parklands, £128 Raygarth Field, £126 Wavercroft Bleu Du Maine £158 High Plasket Lands, £148 Brow Top Leicester £154 Roachburn Charollais £130 Springfield Farm Swaledale £104, £90 Roachburn, £95 The Breaks

Rams: Texel £180 Lyndale, £176 Ling House.

Sale Contacts
David Holliday                                    07710 189804                   Cast Cows & Cast Bulls
Grant Anderson                                07872 129274                   Prime Bulls & Prime Cattle
James Little                                         07872 840685                   Prime & Cast Sheep