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Date: 03 August 2022 | Dairy Cattle

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Borderway Monthly Dairy Day

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

ALMOST 400 DAIRY CATTLE SELL IN AUGUST OPENER

TWO COWS TOP AT £2800

The Borderway Sale Centre at Carlisle attracted a huge consignment of dairy cattle for their July Dairy Day sale.  Almost 400 dairy cattle sold to buyers to a packed ringside of buyers from across Scotland and the north od England.  Trade topped at £2,800 of two occasions with another 14 selling for £2700 with the overall average for 185 milkers coming to just over £2100. 

Kirtlevale Klutch Flora was the first animal to sell for £2800, she was consigned by Richard Livgstone from near Gretna.  She had recently calved in her second lactation and was sired by Redrock-View Klutch.

The Williamson family from Barrowmoor Farm near Appleby topped the British Friesian trade and also had the joint top price.  They sold two tremendous British Friesian cows to average £2750 and topped at £2800 for a very special cow in her second lactation.

A super group of dry cows due in September were consigned by Sandersfarms from the Isle of Man.  They topped at £2000 twice to average £1676. 

The Bragg family from near Wigton dispersed their Pedigree Holstein youngstock following the successful sale of their farm.  Sunnycroft Teal 120 topped the in calf heifers selling for £2100, she was sired by Claynook Casper and was due in December to Mr Stone Front Reeve Red sexed.  Their bulling heifers were well grown and displayed a ton of potential and they topped at £1100 for Sunnycroft Blaze 57, a daughter of Progenesis Mission. 

A nice group of Ayrshire in calf heifers were forward to average £1546 and topped at £2150 for Sandersfarms Daenerys Jewel.  She was consigned by Sandersfarms from the Isle of Man and was due in September.

Our next dairy sale at Borderway takes place on Wednesday 17th August and features 200 Pedigree Holsteins in the Border & Lakeland Sale this event also includes the Boclair Bright Futures Sale with 102 in calf heifer, bulling and heifer calves from the prize winning Boclair herd.  An online version of this catalogue can be viewed at www.harrisonandhetherington.co.uk or can be ordered from the Pedigree Office 01228 406230

Averages

Freshly Calved Animals

115 Holstein heifers milk                                                        £2138.42                                

67 Holstein cows milk                                                             £1930.21                                

3 British Friesians in milk                                                       £2450.00                                

14 Faulted cows ¾                                                                 £1135.00                            

In Calf Heifers

22 Dry Cows                                                                           £1676.81

61 Holstein In Calf heifers                                                      £1641.86

14 Ayrshire In Calf heifers                                                      £1546.42

6 British Frisian In Calf heifers                                               £1433.33

16 Fleckvieh Cross Short Bred heifers                                  £1231.25

Bulling Heifers

40 Holstein Bulling heifers                                                      £902.75

35 Holstein heifer calves                                                        £673.71

3 Jersey cross bulling heifers                                                 £533.33

Bulls

1 Angus bull                                                                            £2200.00

Leading Prices

Lot       Price               Purchaser

95           £2800                    Messrs Holliday, Silloth, WIGTON, Cumbria

159         £2800                    Messrs Moorhouse, Natland, KENDAL, Cumbria

49           £2700                    Messrs Harrison, Kings Meaburn, PENRITH, Cumbria

82           £2700                    Messrs Somerville, Carrutherstown, DUMFRIES, Dumfriesshire

87           £2700                    Messrs Harrison, Kings Meaburn, PENRITH, Cumbria

160         £2700                    Messrs Martin, Bankend, DUMFRIES, Dumfriesshire

163         £2700                    Messrs Miller, Heads Nook, BRAMPTON, Cumbria

164         £2700                    Messrs Irving, Chapelknowe, CANONBIE, Dumfriesshire

171         £2700                    Messrs Irving, Chapelknowe, CANONBIE, Dumfriesshire

50           £2650                    Messrs Harrison, Kings Meaburn, PENRITH, Cumbria

166         £2650                    Messrs Whitfield Ltd, Silloth, WIGTON, Cumbria

170         £2650                    Messrs Whitfield Ltd, Silloth, WIGTON, Cumbria