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Date: 25 July 2022 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 25th July 2022 Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS – A good entry of 87 prime bulls forward seeing quality less on the week despite this, a good trade seen throughout with far less weight on offer.  A day’s top of £2094.80 was paid to Messrs Hird, West End, Cockermouth for a 789kg Limousin cross this was purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston.  Messrs Falder, Croft House, Cockermouth sold 770kg Limousin to £2012.55.  Beef Shorthorn to £1793.86 from Messrs Frame, Little Gala, Biggar purchased by A & D Meats.  Simmentals to £1757.55 from Messrs Houldey, Kirtleton House, Lockerbie purchased by Messrs Medcalf, Halifax.   Top pence per kilo overall was a 574kg Limousin from Messrs Little, The Guards, Ireby achieved 278.5ppk and purchased by Bowland Foods.  Dairy bred bulls sold to a top of £1556.26 for a Holstein Friesian weighing 709 kgs from Messrs Graves, Old Town, Carlisle.  This same animal also achieved top pence per kilo of 219.5p.

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

Leading prices per head: Limousin £2094 West End Farm, £2013 Croft House Farm, £1796, £1783, £1766, £1702 Linden House, £1767, £1741, £1664 Reddings, £1715 Hallmoor, £1598 The Guards Beef Shorthorn £1793 Littlegala Farm Simmental £1757, £1748, £1744 Kirtleton House Charolais £1651 Linden House, £1625, £1547 Enzieholm, £1442 Hayclose Aberdeen Angus £1560 Randalinton Farm, £1545 Hayclose, £1335 Justicetown Farm, £1274 Milton Farm, £1274 Brisco Hill Holstein Friesian £1556, £1406 Old Town Farm, £1479, £1387 Randalinton Farm, £1475, £1311, £1217 Milton Farm, £1324, £1292 Bectonhall, £1282 Street Head British Blue £1544, £1451 Justicetown Farm, £1476, £1443, £1438 Randalinton Farm, £1413 Hayclose Montbeliarde £1476 Seymour House Friesian £1296, £1273 High House Bazadaise £1386, £1264 Hayclose

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 278.5p The Guards, 274.5p, 261.5p Reddings, 270.5p, 266.5p(x2), 255.5p Linden House, 265.5p West End Farm, 261.5p Croft House Farm, 255.5p Willows Farm Charolais 258.5p Linden House, 245.5p, 234.5p Enzieholm, 244.5p Hill House Farm, 236.5p Hayclose Simmental 247.5p, 246.5p, 244.5p Kirtleton House Aberdeen Angus 234.5p Hayclose, 224.5p Justicetown Farm, 224.5p Randalinton Farm Beef Shorthorn 239.5p Littlegala Farm Bazadaise 239.5p Hayclose British Blue 235.5p, 231.5p Justicetown Farm, 230.5p Randalinton Holstein Friesian 219.5p, 199.5p Old Town Farm, 211.5p, 203.5p Randalinton Farm, 209.5p Street Head, 203.5p Milton Farm, 203.5p, 192.5p Bectonhall Montbeliarde 216.5p Seymour House Friesian 215.5p, 207.5p High House

PRIME CATTLE – A much smaller entry of only 56 prime steers and heifers forward which was well short of buyers demand on the day. Top overall on the day was a 794kg Charolais cross heifer from Messrs Kennedy, North Cowshaw, Lockerbie peaking at £2052 and purchased by Mr Eric Hall. Limousin crosses sold to £1963 twice for 647kg and 660kg from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, Penrith and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. A day’s top pence per kilo of 318.5p was paid to Messrs Little, Greenhill Farm, Wigton for a 531kg Limousin cross and purchased by Steven Wilson Butchers Shop, Corby Hill, Carlisle. Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor, Penrith sold 603kgs at 311.5p and Messrs Blake, Halfway Well 647kg at 303.5p. Steers saw a day’s top of £2024 for a 709kg Limousin cross from Messrs Nicholson, The Lake, Carlisle and Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton to £204 for 758kgs both purchased by Eric Hall. Dairy bred British Blues from Messrs Miller, West Farm, Aspatria sold to £1760 for 689kgs. Top pence per kilo of 286.5p was achieved three times firstly by Messrs Story, Newbiggin Farm, Carlisle for 686kgs sold to Mr Eric Hall, secondly for 622kgs to John Penny, Leeds and lastly by Messrs Bell, Hoddomtown, Lockerbie for 698kgs to Pioneers Foods, Carlisle.

More cattle are required weekly for all classes, please get in touch with our auctioneer Grant Anderson 07872 129274.  

Leading Prices Per Head:
Steers: Limousin
£2024, £1874 The Lake, £2004, £1993, £1974 Hundith House, £1999, £1962 Hoddomtown, £1965 Newbiggin Farm, £1887 Halfway Well, £1812 Hollins Farm, £1782 Newbiggin Farm, £1749 Townfoot Farm British Blue £1760, £1645 West Farm Charolais £1687, £1624 Bowscale Farm

Heifers: Charolais £2052, £1968, £1888 North Cowshaw Limousin £1963(x2), £1802 Halfway Well, £1901, £1735 Newbiggin Farm, £1878 Clifton Moor, £1714 Upper Brydekirk, £1691 Greenhill Farm, £1685, £1619 Hundith House, £1586 Woodfield British Blue £1814, £1801, £1697 Hundith House, £1727 Newbiggin Farm, £1684 Greenhill Farm Simmental £1513 Upper Brydekirk Luing £1357 Coatlith Hill Farm

Leading Prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin
286.5p(x2) Newbiggin Farm, 286.5p, 272.5p Hoddomtown, 285.5p, 274.5p The Lake, 276.5p, 264.5p Hundith House, 262.5p Halfway Well, 258.5p Hollins Farm British Blue 255.5p, 248.5p West Farm Charolais 246.5p, 243.5p Bowscale Farm

Heifers: Limousin 318.5p, 261.5p Greenhill Farm, 311.5p Clifton Moor, 303.5p, 297.5p, 282.5p Halfway Well, 288.5p, 284.5p Newbiggin Farm, 277.5p Upper Brydekirk, 273.5p, 268.5p Woodfield, 273.5p, 265.5p Hundith House Charolais 295.5p, 262.5p, 258.5p North Cowshaw British Blue 285.5p Newbiggin Farm, 285.5p Greenhill Farm, 274.5p, 272.5p, 259.5p Hundith House Simmental 244.5p Upper Brydekirk

CAST COWS & STOCK BULLS – A much larger show of 385 cast cows and stock bulls was on offer with trade being slightly less for all classes

BEEF CAST COWS – M/s Henderson & Son, Park House farm sold the top priced blue cow for 850kg, 267.5p and £2273 to Charles Kirkpatrick. M/s Crichton, Nether Locharwoods sold the top priced Charolais cow for 962kg, 223.5p and £2150 to M/s Roberts. M/s Smith, Westhills Farm sold the top priced Angus cow for 1094kg, 187.5p and £2051 to Charles Kirkpatrick. M/s Haigh, Breckonhill Farm sold the top pence per kg blue cow for 756kg, 269.5p and £2037 to Owain Llyr. DA Harrison & Co, Hill House sold the top Priced Limousin x cow for 769kg 245.5p £1918 to Jewitts. 

DAIRY CAST COWS – A larger entry of 268 dairy cast cows on offer with a plainer show and trade being good for the better end of cows but plainer cows would be less on the week. M/s Little & Son, Kirkbride House sold a Norwegian Red heifer for 767kg, 217.5p and £1668 to Sean McGimpsey. M/s Batty, Flimby Hall sold the top priced Montbeliard cow for 855kg, 194.5p and £1662 to Charles Kirkpatrick. M/s Wilson & Sons, Marsh House sold the top priced Holstein x cow for 878kg, 186.5p and £1637 to Charles Kirkpatrick. M/s Harrison, Baggrow Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 866kg, 185.5p and £1606 to Sean McGimpsey. M/s Dart & Son, Flothers sold a Montbeliard cow for 788kg, 198.5p and £1564 to Sean McGimpsey. M/s Morley, Hadderdale sold a Holstein x heifer for 590kg, 209.5p £1236 to Michael Helliwell. M/s Harrington, Mounsey Bank sold the top priced Friesian heifer for 701kg, 207.5p and £1454 to Sean McGimpsey. M/s Hewson, Parton Farm sold the top priced Dairy Shorthorn heifer for 533kg, 199.5p and £1063 to Sean McGimpsey.

Leading Prices per Head: British Blue £2273 Park House, £2037 Breckonhill, £1771, £1670 Hill House, £1696 Oakghyll, £1517 Bayldon House, Charolais £2150 Nether Locharwoods, £1663 Isel Old Park, £1620 Oakghyll, Aberdeen Angus £2051 Westhills, Limousin £1918, £1815, £1815, £1723, £1681, £1662, £1640 Hill House, £1799, £1745 Hudscale, £1768, £1693 Stephney, £1732, £1549 Sandhill, £1698 Fell View, £1672 Ladyhousesteads, £1645 Balgray Hill, £1635 Hesleywell, £1599 Steeley, £1556 Wavercroft, £1522 Monk Farm, Maine Anjou £1893 Winterhope, Saler £1738 North Corrielaw Norwegian Red £1668 Kirkbride House, Montbeliard £1662 Flimby Hall, £1564, £1345, £1340 Flothers Holstein £1637 Marsh House, £1367 Whins Farm, Holstein/Friesian £1606 Baggrow, £1503 Evening Hill, £1467 Bays Leap, £1396, £1316 Dundraw, £1393 Stoneybrook, £1387 Thackwood, £1378, £1333 Skelton Wood End, £1356, £1333 Tempest Tower, £1353 Bridge Farm, £1348 Oulton Grange, £1323 Woodhousehill, £1300 Gill House Beef Shorthorn £1533 Bays Leap, £1445 Sandwick Friesian £1454, £1368 Mounsey Bank, £1355 Flimby Hall, £1335 King Hill, £1328 Carleton Hill Fleckvieh £1426 Limekilns, Simmental £1332 Balgray Hill, Swedish Red & White £1219 Wardpark, Dairy Shorthorn £1132 Parton, Highland £1105 Cardewlees, Jersey £587 Bays Leap

Leading Prices per Kilo: British Blue 269.5p Breckonhill, 267.5p Park House, 225.5p Oakgyhll, 224.5p Hill House Limousin 249.5p, 245.5p, 239.5p, 235.5p, 235.5p, 227.5p Hill House, 244.5p Balgray Hill, 239.5p, 231.5p Stephney, 239.5p Steeley, 229.5p, 229.5p Sandhills, 229.5p Fell View, 223.5p, 221.5p Hudscales, Maine Anjou 223.5p Winterhope, Beef Shorthorn 223.5p, 222.5p Coxhill, Charolais 223.5p Nether Locharwoods, Norwegian Red 217.5p Kirkbride House, Holstein/Friesian 209.5p, 198.5p, 195.5p Hadderdale, 199.5p, 187.5p Glenzierfoot, 198.5p Brownrigg Hall, 195.5p, 185.5p Thackwood, 193.5p Bailey Ground, 192.5p Evening Hill, 189.5p Kirkland, 185.5p Baggrow, Friesian 207.5p, 195.5p, 186.5p Mounsey Bank, 189.5p Carleton Hill, 187.5p Flimby Hall, 187.5p Wavercroft, Dairy Shorthorn 199.5p Parton Montbeliard 198.5p Flothers, 195.5p Kirkbride House, 194.5p Flimby Hall, Simmental 196.5p Balgrayhill, 194.5p North Corrielaw, Saler 195.5p North Corrielaw, Aberdeen Angus 187.5p Westhills, Fleckvieh 187.5p Limekilns, 180.5p Askrigg Hall, Holsteins 186.5p Marsh House, 185.5p Broathill, Highland 162.5p Cardewlees, Jersey 123.5p Bays Leap

CAST BULLS: 10 stock bulls on offer. M/s Watret, Burnside sold the top priced Charolais stock bull for 1291kg, 171.5p £2214 to Owain Llyr. M/s Tinning & Son, Mossband House sold a Charolais bull for 967kg, 217.5p and £2103 to Messer Helliwell. M/s Faulder, Croft House Farms sold the top priced Limousin stock bull for 1137kg, 184.5p and £2097 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Miss Green, Lockhills farm sold a Limousin stock bull for 1205kg, 167.5p £2018 to Charles Kirkpatrick

Leading Prices per Head: Charolais £2214 Burnside, £2103 Mossband House, Limousin £2097 Croft House, £2018 Lockhills

Leading Prices per Kilo: Charolais 217.5p Mossband House, 171.5p Burnside, Limousin 184.5p Croft House, 173.5p Bulls Head

PRIME SHEEP – A good number was forward once more this week however numbers slightly less on the week, an overall average of 266ppk looked set to disappoint vendors however on reflection H&H Borderway average 12-15ppk better than other markets operating today. New vendor David Johnston, Whiteskye Farm, Wigton lead the days trading at £167 for Texel lambs selling to Michael Lomax. M/s Mitchinson, High Greenhill, Kirkcambeck sold the leading lambs per kilo as part of an exceptional run from this home with 39kg lambs to 384.6ppk or £150 gross. Take advantage of the trade at Borderway it won’t let you down!

Leading Prices Per Head: Texel £167, £146 Whiteskye, £160, £152 Lakeland View, £160, £150, £148 High Green Hill, £155.50 Wavercroft, £154, £150, £149, £148, £146 Cardew Hall, £154, £146 The Stackyard, £148 Longhurst, £147 Mill House, £147 Bengall Beltex £155, £134 Grassgarth, £148, £144, £130, £130 Lesson Hall, £145, £143, £130, £129, £127.5 Farewell Grange, £142, £142, £133 The Throp, £138, £132 The Hollands, £137, £129 Newbiggin,  Suffolk £154, £133, £125 Faugh Beeches, £152, £124.5 Rottington Hall, £152 Albierigg, £147.5, £140, £138, £136, £117.50 Clappers, £137 Bank House, £127 Fern House, £123, £123 Midtown, £121.50 Swallowdene, £116.50 The Guards, £115 Lanehead, Gray Face £141 Albierigg Blue Texel £135 Whitesyke, Millennium Bleu £123, £113.5, £110 Corrie Field, Dutch Texel £117, £115 High Old Shield, £114, £111 Sycamore House, Charollais £112 Albierigg, Zwartbles £110 Lakeland View

Leading Prices Per Kilo: Texel 384.6p, 356.6p High Green Hill, 356.6p, 342.9p, 340.5p, 319p Cardew Hall, 355.6p, 351.2p, 349.4p, 315.7p, 315.1p Lakeland View, 334.1p Whitehead Brow, 324.4p The Stackyard, 322.4p West Cocklaw, 319p Ashton, 316.7p Mid Farm, 313.3p The Guards, Beltex 364.1p, 346.3p, 324.4p The Throp, 360.5p 319p Grassgarth, 347.4p, 345p, 302.5p Hollands, 336.4p, 334.9p, 313.3p, 307.9p Lesson Hall, 311.4p Newbiggin, 310p, 300p, 300p Farewell Grange Dutch Texel 292.5p, 267.5p High Old Shield, 270.7p 265.1p Sycamore, Suffolk 280p, 268.7p Faugh Beeches, 276.4p Albierigg, 270.9 The Guards, 270.6p, 269.3p, 268.2p, 256.2p Clappers, 269p Castlehill, 267.7p Rottington Hall, 267.4p Lanehead, 264.6p Fern House, 261.3p Swallowdene, 260.7p Whitehead Brow, 258.9p Midtown, 255.4p The Lake, 255p Outer Woodhead, Millennium Bleu 279.5p, 273.5p, 268.3p Corrie Field, Blue Texel 275.5p Whiteskye, Gray Face 256.4p, 244p Albierigg, 240p Highside Zwartbles 250p Rietfontain

CAST EWES – A much better show was presented with an increase in price for all sections.  Topping the sale was a pen of 3 Texel ewes from Messrs Hewetson, Lords Close selling for £170.  Suffolk topped at £146 for a pair from Messrs Lindsay, High Crosby, Carlisle.  Mules topped at £118 from D & M McGregor, Lockerbie.  Hill sheep were in great demand with a pen of 8 Swaledales from D & J Richardson, Whitehead Brow selling for £102.  Cheviots topped at £96 again from the same good home.  A lot of customers are seeing the benefit of cast sheep trade in Borderway with many outlets available for all classes of sheep which can be sold to vendor’s advantage.

Leading Prices: Texel £170 Lords Close £164 Flimby Hall £160 Edenlin £156 £142 £140 High Crosby Farm, £147 £138 Whitrigg Hall Farmhouse, £145 Lesson Hall Farm, £144 The Hill £144 Whitehead Brow, £140 Shadwick Cottage, £140 £138 The Guards, £139 Mill House, Suffolk £146 £144 £128 (x2) High Crosby Farm, £118 Westgarth Hill £118 The Guards, Zwartbles £131 Low Moor, £130 Lakeland View, Ryeland £84 Low Thorney Farm, Grey Faced £118 Dirrops £118 Hayton Brow £103 White House £100 Tedcastle Farm, £98 Westgarth Hill £92 Stonewalls, Charollais £116 Low Thorney Farm, Swaledale £102 Whitehead Brow £97 Highside Farm, Hampshire £98 High Crosby Moor, Hill Cheviot £96 Whitehead Brow £85 Castlehill.

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