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Date: 01 August 2022 | Primestock

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Borderway Primestock Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Monday 1st August 2022 Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of primestock.

PRIME BULLS – A larger entry of 104 prime bulls forward at Borderway weekly sale whereby a good trade was seen throughout.  Nine bulls sold over £1900 to a day’s top of £2182 for a 810kg Limousin from Messrs Nimmo, Bogside Farm, Wishaw and purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston.  Charolais from Messrs Goldie, South Bowerhouses, Dumfries to £2177.06 for 909kgs.  Aberdeen Angus to £2021.94 from Messrs Lawson, South Farm, Newcastle purchased by Morgan Helliwell.  Beef Shorthorns to £1968.91 from Messrs Sloan, Burnfoot Farm, Lander and a 717kg British Blue cross from Messrs Twentyman, Osborne Farm, Wigton to £1874.96.  Top overall pence per kilo of 275.50p was paid to Messrs Quine, Ballakilley Farm, Isle of Man for a 689kg Limousin and purchased by Frasers Butchers, Stranraer.

Black and white bulls to £1553.48 for 807kgs Holstein Friesian from Messrs Armour, Milton Farm, Moffat purchased by Morgan Helliwell, Rochdale.  A top pence per kilo of 218.50 was attained twice.  Firstly for a 606kg Holstein Friesian from Messrs Wilson, Street Head, Carlisle and secondly by Messrs Jackson, Skelton Wood End, purchased by Bowland Foods.

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

Leading prices per head: Limousin £2182 £2052 £1999 £1848 £1845 Bogside Farm, £1981 Upper Brydekirk £1952 Rose Castle farm, £1925 Osborne farm, £1898 £1853 £1798 Ballakilley Farm, £1891 Townfoot farm, £1890 £1726 Stubsgill Farm, £1813 Townfoot farm, Aberdeen Angus £2031 South Farm, £1727 Shank Castle £1607 £1462 £1409 Enzieholm £1540 Milton Farm, £1427 Thornship, Beef Shorthorn £1968 £1602 Burnfoot Farm, British Blue £1874 Osborne Farm, £1576 Robertshill farm, £1420 Wheelbarrow Hall, Stabiliser £1690 £1611 £1523 The Swaites, Highland £1594 Hillhead £1300 Townfoot, Holstein Friesian £1553 £1443 £1298 £1278 £1241 £1224 Milton Farm,  £1428 Blackrigg £1400 £1361 South Lambhill  £1324 Street Head £1320, £1231  Old Town Farm,  £1315 Blackrigg, £1292 Enzieholm, £1236 Street Head, Friesian £1489 £1392 Whins Farm, £1484 £1426 Hillhead, £1291 £1273 £1234 The Flatt £1194 £1182 Aulby Farm, £1172 £1147 Skelton Wood End, Swedish Red & White £1380 £1245 South Lambhill, Simmental £1302 Peel Flatt Farm, Fleckvieh £1296 Peel Flatt Farm, Galloway £1233 Townfoot, Ayrshire £1155 Whins Farm.

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 275.5p 264.5p Ballakilley Farm 269.5p 264.5p 263.5p 262.5p 259.5p Bogside Farm, 264.5p Rose Castle Farm, 259.5p Osborne Farm, British Blue 261.5p Osborne Farm, 236.5p Kirkbride House 229.5p Roberthill Farm, 227.5p Lodge Farm, Aberdeen Angus 244.5p Thornship Farm, 235.5p Enzieholm, Stabiliser 243.5p 234.5p 229.5p The Swaites, Charolais 241.5p 239.5p South Bowerhouses 233.5 Wydon Farm, Highland 230.5p Townfoot 221.5p Hillhead, Friesian 218.5p 217.5p 205.5p Skelton Wood End, 215.5p 214.5p 207.5p The Flatt 213.5p 210.5p Hillhead 209.5p 208.5p Aulby Farm, 204.5p 201.5p Whins Farm, Simmental 218.5p Peel Flatt Farm, Holstein Friesian 218.5p 212.5p Street Head, 212.5p 200.5p Blackrigg 198.5p Old Town Farm, 192.5p 191.5p Milton Farm, 259.5p Townfoot Farm, Galloway 221.5p Townfoot, Ayrshire 198.5p Whins Farm, Fleckvieh 195.5p Peel Flatt Farm, Beef Shorthorn 209.5p Burnfoot Farm,

PRIME CATTLE – A larger show of 63 Prime steers and heifers forward achieving a fantastic trade throughout for all classes with 15 cattle selling from £1900 up to a day’s top of £2101.28 for a 736kg Limousin cross steer from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, Penrith and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle.  Messrs Crichton, Loughrigg, Egremont sold a 747kg Limousin cross to £2043.05.  Messrs Millar, Woodhousehill, Lockerbie sold 738kg to £2025.81 and Messrs Spence, Roberthill, Lockerbie to £2012.49 all purchased by Mr Eric Hall.  British Blues to £1933.62 for 804kg from Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton and Charolais to £1898.80 and £1898.39 752kg and 743kg crossbreds from Messrs Kennedy, North Cowshaw, Lockerbie.  Top pence per kilo steer was the top overall priced steer from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, selling to 285.50p.  Messrs Nicholson, The Lake, Carlisle sold a 679kg Limousin cross to 279.50 purchased by Owain Llyr.  Heifers enjoyed a days trading to a top of £1986.31 for a 601kg Limousin cross from Messrs Little, Greenhill Farm, Wigton.  Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, Penrith sold 642kgs to £1884.29 purchased by Steven Wilson Butchers Shop, Corby Hill, Carlisle.  Charolais crosses from Messrs Kennedy, South Cowshaw, Lockerbie to £1863.77 for 747kg purchased by Mr Eric Hall and British Blues from Messrs Story, Newbiggin, Carlisle to £1748.98 for 628kg purchased again by Steven Wilson Butchers.  Top overall pence per kilo of the day was 330ppk from Messrs Little, Greenhill Farm, Wigton.  Messrs Blake, Halfway Well to 293.50 and Messrs Thompson, Townfoot, Penrith to 290.50p purchased by A & D Meats.  British Blues to 313.50 for a 538kg crossbred from Messrs Spence, Roberthill, Lockerbie purchased by Bowland Foods, Preston.

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
£2101 Halfway Well, £2043, £1942 Loughrigg Farm, £2025, £1908 Woodhillhouse, £2012 Roberthill Farm, £1987, £1914, £1818 Newbiggin Farm, £1935, £1897, £1800 The Lake, £1920 Hollins Farm, £1837 Hundith House, £1826 Edenlin British Blue £1933, £1913, £1872 Hundith House, £1871, £1752 Roberthill Farm Charolais £1898, £1898 North Cowshaw

Heifers: Limousin £1986 Greenhill Farm, £1884 Halfway Well, £1881 Elm House, £1806, £1767, £1726 Old Rectory Farm, £1795 Hundith House, £1783 Bonshawside, £1782, £1590 Newbiggin Farm, £1667, £1570 Townfoot, £1615 Gapshields Charolais £1863 North Cowshaw British Blue £1748 Newbiggin Farm, £1686 Roberthill Farm, £1677 Hundith House, £1536 Elm House Simmental £1641 Upper Brydekirk Hereford £1319 Wallhead

Leading Prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin
285.5p, 263.5p Halfway Well, 279.5p, 269.5p The Lake, 274.5p Woodhousehill, 273.5p, 267.5p, 265.5p Newbiggin Farm, 273.5p, 272.5p Loughrigg Farm, 265.5p Roberthill Farm British Blue 267.5p, 255.5p Hundith House, 255.5p Roberthill Farm Charolais 255.5p, 252.5p North Cowshaw

Heifers: Limousin 330.5p, 271.5p Greenhill Farm, 293.5p Halfway Well, 290.5p Townfoot, 289.5p, 275.5p Elm House, 282.5p, 278.5p Newbiggin Farm, 279.5p Gapshields British Blue 313.5p Roberthill Farm, 278.5p Newbiggin Farm 269.5p Elm House Simmental 260.5p Upper Brydekirk Charolais 249.5p North Cowshaw

CAST COWS & STOCK BULLS – A smaller show of 278 cast cows and stock bulls was on offer to the usual ringside of buyers which ensured a sharper trade for all classes.

BEEF CAST COWS – DA Harrison, Hill House’s run of outstanding cows topped at 771kg at 249.5p totalling £923 for a Limousin and 772kg at 247.5p totalling £1910 for a British Blue x and 817kg at 227.5p totalling £1858 for a Simmental x all purchased by Owain Llyr. Mr Andrew Kirkbride, Flimby Hall sold an outstanding British Blue cow for 675kg at 275.5p totalling £1859 to Owain Llyr. Messrs Goldie, Newbie Mains sold the top priced Simmental cow for 941kg at 195.5p totalling £1839 to Messrs Roberts. Messrs Ewing, Dumbretton Farm sold a Limousin cow for 756kg at 225.5p totalling £1704 to Michael Helliwell. Messrs James, Low Todholes sold a British Blue cow for 592kg at 259.5p totalling £1536 to Owain Llyr.

DAIRY CAST COWS – A mixed show of dairy cast cows was on offer with trade being sharper throughout. 172 dairy cast cows sold to average 153.5p being up 5-6p on the week. Messrs Hyslop, Meinside sold the top priced Holstein x cow for 861kg at 186.5p totalling £1605 and 884kg at 176.5p totalling £1560 to Les Fell and Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs Hutchinson, The Hill sold the top priced Swedish Red cow for 873kg at 177.5p totalling £1549 to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs McKelvey, Burnside sold a Holstein x cow for 812kg at 185.5p totalling £1506 to Steven & Phillip Bowes. Messrs Andrew Graham, Kirkhouse Dairy sold a Fleckvieh cow for 784kg at 186.5p totalling £1462 to Steven & Phillip Bowes. Messrs Fisher & Co, Geltside Farm sold the top priced Montbeliarde x cow for 759kg at 190.5p totalling £1445 to Les Fell. Messrs Haston & Son, Swordwellrigg Farm sold two Montbeliarde x heifers for 214.5p and 213.5p bought by Sean McGimpsey and Steven & Phillip Bowes. Messrs Magnay, Greenwrae sold a Holstein x heifer for 209.5p and a Montebeliarde x heifer for 203.5p bought by Sean McGimpsey and Les Fell.  

Leading Prices per Head: Limousin £1923, £1650, £1577 Hill House Farm, £1704 Dumbretton Farm, £1663 West End Farm, £1537 Holly Tree Farm British Blue £1910, £1709 Hill House Farm, £1859 Flimby Hall Farm, £1654 The Hill, £1536 Low Todholes Simmental £1858 Hill House Farm, £1839 Newbie Mains Holstein £1605, £1560 Meinside, £1447 Manor House, £1402 Blackrigg, £1397 Stubbyknowe, £1313 Newbampton Farm Charolais £1601, £1536 Isel Old Park Stabilizer £1581 Enterber Swedish Red & White £1549 The Hill Aberdeen Angus £1529 Townfoot Farm, £1444 Campingholm Holstein Friesian £1506 Burnside, £1481 Grange Farm, £1479 Mirkbooths, £1472 Trailflat Farm, £1438 Woodhouse, £1426, £1304 Waingate Head, £1338 Greenwrae, £1319 Barsalloch Farm, £1300 The Hill, £1281 Justicetown Farm, £1276 High Plains Beef Shorthorn £1462, £1448, £1405 Marchbank  Fleckvieh £1462, £1303 Kirkhouse Dairy, £1265 Laws Hall Montbeliarde £1445, £1419 Geltside Farm, £1426 Seymour House, £1326, £1308, £1248 Knockneen Farm, £1278, £1209 Greenwrae, £1234 Swordwellrigg Farm  Galloway £1352, £1321, £1240 Balgray Hill Luing £1341 Marchbank Hereford £1300, £1294 East Tinwald House, £1242 Crossrigg Farm Friesian £1260 Laversdale Farm, £1254 Oulton Grange, £1206 Harelawhole Norwegian Red £1242 Kirkbride House Longhorn £1096 Greenside Keep Cottage Jersey £589 Gaitsgill Farm

Leading Prices per Kilo: British Blue 275.5p Flimby Hall Farm, 259.5p Low Todholes, 247.5p, 223.5p Hill House Farm, 217.5p Asby Mill Limousin 249.5p, 224.5p, Hill House Farm, 235.5p Shield Green, 225.5p Dumbretton Farm, 221.5p Fell View Farm, 219.5p, 215.5p West End Farm, 212.5p Croft House, 211.5p Troughton Hall Simmental 227.5p Hill House Farm, 216.5p Campingholm Aberdeen Angus 219.5p Campingholm Montbeliarde 214.5p, 213.5p Swordwellrigg, 203.5p, 198.5p Greenwrae, 199.5p Knockneen Farm, 190.5p Geltside Farm Hereford 211.5p East Tinwald House Charolais 210.5p Isel Old Park Staberlizer 206.5p, 201.5p Enterber Holstein Friesian 209.5p Greenwrae, 197.5p Crownstone Farm, 197.5p Woodhouse, 195.5p Manor House, 195.5p Cardew Hall Beef Shorthorn 199.5p, 193.5p, 192.5p Marchbank Friesian 195.5p Harelawhole Galloway 193.5p, 187.5p, 186.5p Balgray Hill Holstein 191.5p Stubbyknowe Fleckvieh 189.5p, 186.5p Kirkhouse Dairy, 189.5p East Bowhill Farm Luing 185.5p Marchbank Longhorn 181.5p Greenside Keep Cottage

CAST BULLS: 7 stock bulls sold well and topped at 1294kg at 155.5p totalling £2012 for a Friesian to Charles Kirkpatrick. Messrs MacDonald, Light Birks Farm sold the top priced British Blue stock bull for 1031kg at 192.5p totalling 1984 to Owain Llyr.

Leading Prices per Head: Friesian £2012 Upper Portrack British Blue £1984 Light Birks Farm Hereford £1522 East Tinwald House

Leading Prices per Kilo: British Blue 192.5p Light Birks Farm Limousin 175.5p, 155.5p Pond Farm Beef Shorthorn 165.5p North Corrielaw Friesian 155.5p Upper Portrack

PRIME SHEEP – Less lambs forward this week as several vendors stayed away with the steep decline in trade from Tuesday onwards last week, those forward were somewhat surprised to find Borderway 20+ppk ahead of other outlets in our locality last week. Messrs Goldie, Greenfield, Annan lead the prices this week selling heavy Texel lambs at £162 to Mr R Skelton, Maryport. Messrs Urwin, Hill House, Kirklinton sold a great run of lambs to a sale topping 352.4ppk for 42kg lambs which grosses £148 selling to Bowland Foods Ltd, Preston.

Leading Prices Per Head: Texel £162, £151, £147 Greenfield, £154, £143, £140, £139, £136 High Green Hill, £145, £142, £138 West Cocklaw, £142 Midtown, £142, £141, £136 Bengall Farm, £140(x2) Wavercroft, £135 Grassgarth  Dutch Texel £154, £148, £133, £131, £130, £128 Hill House, £142, £139, £137, £136 Thirlwall Castle Farm, £130 Unity Farm Charolais £135 Meadow Farm, £119 Outer Woodhead Millennium Bleu £132, £125 Corrie Field Dutch Spotted £131, £125 Meadow Field, £125, £123 Rigg House Suffolk £123.50 Midtown, £122 Albyfield, £118, £117.50 Town Head, £115 High Wreay Farm, 112p Outer Woodhead, 111.5p White House Zwartbles £120, £100 Townfoot Dorset £110 Walby Grange Greyfaced £96 Midtodhills

Leading Prices Per Kilo: Dutch Texel 352.4p, 312.9p, 311.9p, 308.4p, 302p, 301.3p, 272.3p, 265.9p, 260.2p(x2) Hill House, 322.7p, 309.1p, 302.2p, 291.5p Thirlwall Castle Farm, 317.1p, 284.3p, 267.9p Unity Farm Texel 314p Grassgarth, 309.5p, 301.3p Hunley, 308.9p, 307.5p, 304.3p, 296.2p, 295.7p High Green Hill, 308.4p Auchenhill, 307.7p, 293.7p Wavercroft, 292.9p Hermitage, 292.3p The Tofts, 290.7p, 285p Midtown Farm, 287.8p Bengall Farm, 285.4p, 284.9p Greenfield  Millennium Bleu 293.3p, 284.1p, 259.1p Corrie Field Dutch Spotted 291.1p, 260.4p Meadow Farm, 256.3p, 255.1p Rigg House, 244.4p Flimby Hall Farm Charollais 267.3p Meadow Farm, 242.9p Outer Woodhead Suffolk 257.3p Midtown, 252.7p High Wreay Farm, 251.1p, 244.8p Town Head, 247.8p White House, 246.2p Four O Boot Farm, 245.5p Oakbank Farm, 245.2p Seat House Farm, 244p Albyfield, 242.9p Seat House Farm, 240.5p Newbampton Farm Greyfaced 246.8p Rietfontain, 240p Midtodhills 

CAST EWES – A smaller show was presented to the usual ringside of buyers at the weekly sale of cast sheep. Top price of the day was £154 from Mr Pearson, Wavercroft. Mules topped at £130 for a pen from Low House Farm, Carlisle. Hill sheep topped at £85 from F & M Moore, Highside. Cheviots topped at £104. Overall a competitive trade continuing to beat and match other local centres.

Leading Prices: Texel £154, £120 Wavercroft, £150, £122 Newbampton, £149, £146, £136, £130, £120 High Boonwood, £142 Lea Hill, £130 Midtown Farm, £130 Sycamore House, £124, £116 Longwood, £120 Flimby Hall Farm, £119 Beamwham, £118 Low House Farm, £116 Maxwell Cottage Leicester £133 Beamwham Greyfaced £130 Low House Farm, £128 Beech House, £120 Maxwell Cottage, £118, £107 Beamwham, £117 High Boonwood, £108 Low House Farm Dorset £115, £102 Zetlands, Hill Cheviot £104 Beamwham, £102 Reddings Swaledale £85, £55 Highside Farm, £78 Beamwham

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