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Date: 10 March 2021 | Calves

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Borderway Calf Sale

Borderway, Rosehill, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

On Wednesday 10th March Harrison & Hetherington held its weekly sale of calves with an amazing show of 387 forward to a ring side of buyers in which many described as one of the dearest trades this season.   Trade was exceptional from start to finish with over 50 lots selling for £500 and over.  The sale was topped with a British Blue bull calf from R J Raven Ltd, Crookdake Hall, Wigton selling for £600.  Heifers topped at £545 for a pair of Blue heifers from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown, Longtown whose run of 19 came to an average of £526. 

One of the best runs of the day came from Messrs Fox, Windy Hill whose Limousin bull calves averaged £540.  Also Turnbull Farming, Penrith whose run of 5 levelled at £532.  A mention must also go to Messrs Maxwell, Wooler whose pen of 22 Aberdeen Angus bulls and heifers went on to average £437.

Younger calves were once again met with an excellent demand with a 4 week old Limousin bull calf from Messrs Dickinson, Brookwoodlees selling for £420.  Dairy bred calves were once again a good trade topping the section was a pair of Holstein Friesians from Messrs Caddy, Thornhill selling at £355.  A lot more calves could have been sold to the vendors advantage with over 50 active buyers present. 

The next sale of young calves will take place on Wednesday 17th March. 

Please contact the Auctioneers Joe Bowman 07736 883670 or Paul Gardner 07736 883671 for your marketing requirements.

Leading prices per head:

Bulls: British Blue £600 £530 £495 Crookdake Hall, £590 (x2) £520 £500 Monks House, £560 Evening Hill Farm, £550 (x5) £500 Smalmstown Farm, £530 (x2) North Doddington, £530 Greigsland £495 East Scales, Simmental £595 £485 Barsalloch Farm, £450 The Crescent £370 Meinside, Limousin £550 £540 £530 Windy Hill, £420 Brockwoodlees £405 £390 Bleaberry Rigg, £385 High Ploughlands, £375 £340 £305,Nook House, £370 Crowhall Farms, £290 Askham Bryan College, £250 (x2) Woodcroft, Aberdeen Angus £550 (x2) £510 (x5) North Doddington £545 Crookdake Hall, £500 Park House Farm, £490 Roanstrees £470 East Scales, £470 (x2) Whitrigg Grange, £460 High Plains, £435 Mainhill Farm, £415 Petteril Side Farm, Holstein Friesian £350 (x2) £270 The Crescent, £290 Marlborough Hall Farm £290 Crookdake Hall, £250 £245 Park House Farm, £230 (x2) Burthwaite Croft, £230 (x2) £200 Petteril Side Farm, £185 Stannock Farm Holstein £340 Barsalloch Farm, £280 £245 £205 Stubb Farm, Friesian £300 Roanstree £245 Stubb Farm £215 £205 Clarks Farm, Fleckvieh £270 Burthwaite Croft, Norwegian Red £245 Barsalloch Farm, Hereford £210 (x2) £180 The Gill, £180 (x2) Dolphenby Farms, Dairy Shorthorn £150 Breckney Hill, Brown Swiss £150 £130 Barsalloch Farm, Crossbred Dairy £120 (x2) The Gill

Heifers: British Blue £545 (x2) £540 (x3) £535 (x2) £530 (x2) £510 £485 Smalmstown Farm, £500 £490 (x2) Crookdake House, £500 £485 Kirtlevale, £480 Crookdake Hall, £480 Tempest Tower, Aberdeen Angus £460 Brewery House Barn, £455 Roanstrees, £425 Hillcrest Farm, £420 Crookdake Hall, £400 (x5) £380 (x3) £375 £340 (x2) North Doddington £390 Morley Hill Farm, £370 (x2) Whitrigg Grange, Limousin £460 Clarks Farm, £400 (x3) High Plains, £385 Dykehead, £380 £330 Bleaberry Rigg, £265 Askham Bryan College, £260 £250 Woodcroft, Simmental £310 Barsalloch Farm, Charolais £260 £240 Barsalloch Farm,  Hereford £170 (x4) £160 (x2) Peastree Farm, £160 Dolphenby Farm, £150 The Gill.