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Date: 04 July 2022 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 4th July 2022 Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS – A larger show of 64 prime bulls forward seeing a very similar trade to that of last week whereby plain bulls remain a flying trade and best quality just that shade back from 6 weeks ago.  The 27 Limousin bred bulls sold to average a healthy £1720 to a day’s top of £2130 for 897kg from Messrs Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Carlisle purchased by Brookwood Abattoir, Halifax.  Strattons Farms sold a great run of 10 to average £1774.91 and to a top of £1959.23 for 755kgs purchased by Messrs Kirkpatrick.  Simmentals bulls to £1811 from Messrs Goldie, Newbie Mains, Annan purchased by A & D Meats.  Galloways to £1546 for a 731kg from Klondyke Farms, Thornhill.  Top pence per kilo of 265.5p was paid to Messrs Telfer, Newton High House, Newcastle and also to Strattons Farms, for Limousin crosses purchased by Morgan Helliwell and Bowland Foods, Preston.

Friesian bulls peaked at £1622 for 914kgs from Bays Leap Dairy Farm, Heddon on the Wall and Holstein Friesians to £1464 from Messrs Mattocks, Aulby Farm, Penrith.  Top pence per kilo of 226.5p was paid to Messrs Jackson, Skelton Wood End, Penrith for a Friesian purchased by Bowland Foods.

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

Leading prices per head: Limousin £2130 Cracrop Farm, £1959 £1906 £1884 £1822 £1759 Scarletts Farm, £1921 £1771 Hudscales, £1908 £1866 Newton High House, £1778 Linden House,  £1752 Little Orton Farm, Simmental £1811 Newbie Mains £1722 £1694 £1664 Kirtleton House, Friesian £1622 Bays Leap Farm House, £1148 £1083 Skelton Wood End, Galloway £1546 £1533 £1361 £1303 Shancastle Farm, British Blue £1543 £1482 Randalinton Farm £1443 Justicetown Farm, Holstein Friesian £1464 Aulby Farm, £1371 £1288 £1214 Randalinton Farm, £1223 Mirkbooths £1167 Brisco Hill £1133 Kirkbride House, Aberdeen Angus £1318 Justicetown Farm, Montbeliarde £1256 £1212 Seymour House.

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 265.5 262.5 Newton High House, 265.5 262.5 259.5 259.5 (x2) 256.5 254.5 Scarletts Farm, 258.5 Haltcliffe Farm 256.5 255.5 255.5 Linden House Farm, 255.5 Little Orton Farm, 255.5 Hudscales, Simmental 257.5 244.5 Kirtleton House, 243.5 Newbie Mains, British Blue 240.5 236.5 Justicetown Farm, Aberdeen Angus 226.5 Justicetown Farm, Friesian 226.5 215.5 Skelton Wood End, Galloway 218.5 211.5 210.5 Shancastle, Montbelairde 210.5 204.5 Seymour House, Holstein Friesian 207.5 Aulby Farm, 204.5 200.5 195.5 Randalinton Farm, 203.5 Kirkbride House, 200.5 Mirkbooths, 195.5 North Park,

PRIME CATTLE – A good entry of 58 prime steers and heifers forward at Borderway’s weekly sale whereby once again a very good trade was seen throughout for all classes. Topping the day’s trading at £2031 was a 750kg LImousin cross steer from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. Messrs Lawson’s run of 8 prime cattle sold to average £1925.72. Heifers peaked at £1840 for a 670kg Limousin cross from DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigton purchased by Mr Eric Hall. Messrs Pearson, High Plasket Lands, Maryport sold 647kgs at £1795. Charolais crosses from Hill House Farm, Wigton sold to £1801 for 697kgs purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. Top pence per kilo steer was a 694kg Limousin cross from Messrs Cape, Kirkland Guard, Wigton achieving 274.5p and matching this was also a 740kg steer from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton. Heifers sold to 277.5p for a 647kga Limousin cross from Messrs Pearson, High Plasketlands and the same vendors sold another to 276.5p purchased by R & JP Mulholland, Carlisle. Many more are required on a weekly basis please advise entries for next weeks sale to Grant Anderson 07872 129274.

Leading Prices Per Head:
Steers: Limousin
£2031, £1999, £1998, £1949 Hundith House, £1937, £1841 Sickergill, £1905, £1810 Kirkland Guards, £1887, £1865, £1826 Lords Close, £1803 Hill House Farm British Blue £1985 Hundith House, £1735 Prior Hall Aberdeen Angus £1848 Hundith House Hereford £1516 Balgreggan Mains Swedish Red & White £1349 Cumdivock House Ayrshire £1252 Cumdivock House

Heifers: Limousin £1840, £1637, £1448 Hill House Farm, £1795, £1733 High Plasket Lands Farm, £1649, £1596 West End Farm, £1539 Mirkbooths, £1464 Hollins Farm Charolais £1801 Hill House Farm British Blue £1658, £1462 Beeches, £1438 Mirkbooths Holstein £1385 Beeches Hereford £1332 Balgreggan Mains

Leading Prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin
274.5p, 267.5p Kirkland Guards, 274.5p, 266.5p, 264.5p Hundith House, 272.5p Hill House Farm, 268.5p, 266.5p, 265.5p Lords Close, 266.5p, 260.5p Sickergill, 265.5p Low Whinnow Farm Aberdeen Angus 244.5p Hundith House British Blue 239.5p Hundith House Swedish Red 204.5p Cumdivock House

Heifers: Limousin 277.5p, 276.5p High Plasket Lands, 271.5p, 267.5p Hill House Farm, 269.5p, 266.5p West End Farm, 264.5p Mirkbooths Charolais 258.5p Hill House Farm British Blue 257.5p Beeches, 245.5p Mirkbooths Hereford 218.5p Balgreggan Holstein 217.5p Beeches


BEEF CAST COWS A great entry of 355 cast cows and stock bulls were on offer with 127 vendors from Newcastle to Stranraer ensuring that Borderway is the only place to market your cows. 10 sold for over 240ppk and 50 sold for over £1500. Foley Bros, Mirlaw House, Capheaton sold two outstanding cows for 938kg at 239.5p totalling £2246 for a Blonde cow and 920kg at 239.5p totalling £2203 for a Limousin x both purchased by Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Leiper & Sons, Bank Top, Morpeth sold an outstanding Limousin x cow for 882kg at 249.5p totalling £2200 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Teasdale, Colstons sold the top priced British Blue cow for 810kg at 264.5p totalling £2142 to Owain Llyr. Messrs Conlon, Common Carr Farm sold a Limousin cow for 723kg at 250.5p totalling £1811 to Owain Llyr. Messrs Bell, Hilltop Farm sold a Limousin cow for 683kg at 249.5p totalling £1704 to Owain Llyr. DA Harrison & Co’s run of cows topped at 670kg at 247.5p totalling £1658 to Jewitt Meats. Messrs Campbell, Strawfrank sold a Limousin cow for 843kg at 223.5p totalling £1884 to Messrs Roberts.

DAIRY CAST COWS A large entry of dairy cast cows on offer with quality being in great demand, however, plainer cows less money. Messrs Skelton, Gill Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 805kg at 207.5p totalling £1670 to Les Fell. Messrs Mitchell & Sons, Mirkbooth’s Holstein x cows topped at 888kg at 183.5p totalling £1629 to Sean McGimpsey. Messrs Weightman, Highwood Nook sold a Holstein x cow for 868kg at 184.5p totalling £1601 to Les Fell. Messrs Moore, Brayshaw, Egremont’s run of cows topped at 885kg at 179.5p totalling £1588 for a Swedish Red. A Montbeliarde x cow sold for 806kg at 192.5p totalling £1551 both purchased by Messrs Roberts. Messrs Johnstone & Partners, Girthhead sold the top priced Fleckvieh cow for 887kg at 177.5p totalling £1574 to Tom Ball. Balgreggan Farms, Stranraer sold Friesian heifers for 214.5p and Holstein x heifers for 208.5p, 204.5p and 202.5p bought by Jewitt Meats, Charlie Kirkpatrick, Robert Capper and Michael Helliwell. Smallthwaite Farms sold a Holstein x heifer for 204.5p to Les Fell.

Leading Prices per Head: Blonde £2246 Mirlaw House Limousin £2203 Mirlaw House, £2200 Bank Top, £1884, £1776, £1705 Strawfrank Farm, £1811 Common Carr Farm, £1762, £1664 Glenlea, £1713, £1614 High Wreay Farm, £1704 Hilltop Farm, £1678, £1658 Hill House Farm British Blue £2142 Colstons, £1753 Stonethwaite Farm Charolais £1768 Corriehills Farm, £1658, £1613 Greenview, £1646 The Laythes, £1640 Enzieholm, £1538 Westray Farm, £1515 Whiteside Farm Simmental £1741, £1507 Springfield Farm, £1734, £1690 Castlewigg Farm, £1617 Hill House Farm, £1549 Haltcliffe Farm Aberdeen Angus £1722 East View Farm, £1470 Hill House Farm, £1448 Lairdlaugh Holstein £1670 Gill Farm, £1567 Smallthwaite House, £1461 Justicetown Farm, £1452 Castlesteads Farm Hereford £1639 Greenview Holstein Friesian £1629 Mirkbooths, £1601 Highwood Nook, £1582 Bridge End, £1577, £1559 Buckabank Farm, £1560 Whins Farm, £1503 Breckney Hill, £1456, £1440 Chalk Lodge, £1417 Newton Field, £1401 Ballgreggan Mains Swedish Red & White £1588 Brayshaw Fleckvieh £1574 Girthhead, £1560 Limekilns Montbeliarde £1551 Brayshaw Beef Shorthorn £1462, £1456 Greenview Salers £1416 Glenlea Friesian £1386, £1377 Lingstubbs Farm, £1362 The Green, £1330 Kilfillan, £1325 Balgreggan Mains Norwegian Red £1339 Kirkbride House Dairy Shorthorn £1288 Bays Leap Farm House Luing £1273 Geltsdale Ayrshire £1211 Plasketlands Jersey £625 Bays Leap Farm House

Leading Prices per Kilo: British Blue 264.5p Colstons, 243.5p Stonewaite Farm, 227.5p Cumdivock House, 219.5p Balgray Hill Limousin 250.5p Common Carr Farm, 249.5p Bank Top, 249.5p, 221.5p Hilltop Farm, 247.5p, 226.5p Hill House Farm, 244.5p, 243.5p, 226.5p Glenlea, 239.5p Mirlaw House, 232.5p, 223.5p Strawfrank Farm, 229.5p Midtown Farm, 221.5p Winterhope Farm, 221.5p Terrace Farm Charolais 243.5p, 241.5p The Laythes, 226.5p Corriehills Farm Blonde 239.5p Mirlaw House Simmental 235.5p Hill House Farm, 210.5p Haltcliffe Farm, 205.5p Castlewigg Farm, 205.5p Greenview, 201.5p Hereford 215.5p Greenview, 207.5p Cockleybank Friesian 214.5p, 186.5p Balgreggan Mains, 213.5p The Green, 194.5p, 189.5p Lingstubbs Farm, 191.5p Dockray Hall, 185.5p Kilfillan Holstein 207.5p Gill Farm, 204.5p, 187.5p Smallthwaite House, 199.5p Stubbyknowe, 190.5p Gaitsgill Hall Farm, 182.5p Park House, 182.5p Blencogo House Holstein Friesian 208.5p, 204.5p, 202.5p Balgreggan Mains, 199.5p, 196.5p, 187.5p Wood Farm, 189.5p Bridge End, 187.5p Whins Farm, 184.5p Highwood Nook, 183.5p Mirkbooths, 181.5p Buckabank Farm Aberdeen Angus 201.5p Lairdlaugh, 200.5p East View Farm Beef Shorthorn 204.5p Greenview Luing 202.5p Geltsdale Salers 201.5p Glenlea Norwegian Red 198.5p Kirkbride House Fleckvieh 195.5p Pendicle Cottage, 182.5p Limekilns Farm Montbeliarde 194.5p Kirkbride House, 192.5p, 187.5p Brayshaw Belted Galloway 169.5p Wallish Walls Jersey 117.5p Bays Leap Farm House Highland 108.5p, 107.5p Belsay

CAST BULLS: 15 stock bulls were on offer. Messrs Leiper & Sons, Banktop, Morpeth sold the top priced Aberdeen Angus bull for 1332kg at 171.5p totalling £2284 to Owain Llyr. Messrs Foley Bros, Mirlaw House, Newcastle Upon Tyne sold the top priced Limousin stock bull for 981kg at 209.5p totalling £2055 to Owain Llyr.

BULLS: Aberdeen Angus 213.5p Greenview Limousin 209.5p Mirlaw House Friesian 193.5p Cockleybank

BULLOCKS: Limousin 232.5p, 216.5p Greenview

Leading Prices per Head: Aberdeen Angus £2284 Bank Top, £1234 Greenview Limousin £2055 Mirlaw House, £1979 Lawston Farm Holstein Friesian £1882 Old Town Farm Hereford £1863 Park House

Leading Prices per Kilo:

PRIME SHEEP – A larger entry of 1568 prime sheep sold at Carlisle on Monday. All classes met extreme demand with a shortage of numbers nationally seeing them sell to an overall average of 332ppk or an amazing £142.87 which is £32.98 up on last year’s fixture. Leading the sale at £186 was a fabulous heavy lamb from WL Musgrave & Son, Cardew Hall, Dalston to Mr M Lomax. Freddie Little, The Guards topped per kilo with a beautiful black Texel x lamb selling at 425ppk (40kg, £170) to Mr A Dawson.

Leading Prices Per Head: Texel £186 Cardew Hall, £184, £171, £168 Lea Hill, £176, £169 West Cocklaw, £174 Orton Rigg Farm, £174, £172, £169 Wavercroft, £173, £166 Bengall Farm, £172 Birds Hill Farm, £171 High Springfield, £170 The Guards, £169 The Green, £167 Beck Farm, £167 The Hill Suffolk £177, £155, £148 Mirlaw House, £169 The Green, £169, £155 Clappers Farm, £168 Mirlaw House, £164 Ellerslea, £163, £159 Calfpark, £161, £152, £147 Williamsgill Farm, £156 Hillhead, £152, £150 Steel Hall, £150, £147 Jackson Rigg,  Beltex £174 Lesson Hall Farm, £172(x3), £170, £165, £164 Cardew Hall, £160 Middle Farm, £155 The Throp, £154 Orton Rigg Farm, £153 Stubbsgill Farm, £153 West Cocklaw, £150 Ellerslea Dutch Texel £161, £159, £153, £149 Springfield Farm, £159, £151, £143 Ashfield, £153, £148 The Green, £151, £144, £143 School Farm Blue Texel £158 Hillhead Millennium Bleu £155, £145(x2) Corrie Field Rouge £149 School Farm Charollais £148, £142, £140 Springfield Farm Dorset £141 Birds Hill Farm Zwartbles £131(x2) Rietfontain

Leading Prices Per Kilo: Texel 425p, 385.2p The Guards, 392.8p, 383.3p, 358.6p Harley Croft, 361p, 360.5p Low Moor, 360p Aimshaugh, 358.1p Lesson Hall Farm, 356.1p Fell End, 355p, 350p Crowdieknowe, 353.5p Aspatria Hall, 353.1p The Hill, 352.3p Mirlaw House, 350p Chapel Farm, 349p High Springfield Farm, 348.8p Jackson Rigg Beltex 419.5p, 404.8p, 400p, 375p, 373.9p, 368.5p Cardew Hall, 405.4p, 371.8p Ellerslea, 404.7p Lesson Hall Farm, 392.3p, 358.4p, 352.6p Stubbsgill Farm, 364.7p The Throp, 364.6p The Tofts, 358.1p Orton Rigg Farm, 355.6p Middle Farm, 355.3p Milton Mains, 345.7p The Guards Dutch Texel 388p, 364.3p, 342.5p, 338.5p, 324.5p Springfield Farm, 368.7p, 352.4p The Green, 353.3p, 340.5p, 327.1p, 321.3p Ashfield, 348.8p, 342.9p, 324.4p, 321.3p School Farm Rouge 372.5p School Farm Charollais 338.1p, 336.4p, 325.6p, 315p Springfield Farm Suffolk 336p, 326.3p, 325.3p Mirlaw House, 334.7p Ellerslea, 334.1p Jackson Rigg, 333.3p, 330.4p, 329.3p, 327.3p Steel Hall, 333.3p West Moor End Farm, 333.3p, 323.3p, 318.9p Clappers Farm, 332.7p, 327.8p Calfpark, 325.6p Hayton Brow, 320.9p, 319.5p New Farm Millennium Bleu 333.3p, 322.9p, 315.2p Corrie Field Blue Texel 325.8p Hillhead Dutch Spotted 320.9p, 315.8p Low Moor Dorset 319.5p Rietfontain, 312.4p Birds Hill Farm, 310p, 294.9p Sheepfields, 300p Birds Hill Farm Zwartbles 294.4p, 291.1p Rietfontain, 274.7p Sheepfields Jacob 255p Sheepfields


Leading Prices: Bluefaced Leicester £170 Pears Gill Charollais £162, £156, £136 Springfield Farm Texel £152 Lesson Hall Farm, £150 Southwaite Green Mill, £148, £142 The Hill, £148 Church Farm, £146, £140 West Cocklaw, £142 Steel Hall, £140 Robin Hood Inn Dutch Texel £148 Ashfield Suffolk £146 Calfpark Beltex £145 Cardew Hall Greyfaced £136 Beck Farm, £132 Southwaite Green Mill, £130 Church Farm Jacob £116 Rashfield Swaledale £108 Church Farm

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