Borderway Calf Sale

23rd January 2019

On Wednesday 23rd January Harrison & Hetherington Limited held their weekly sale of young calves with another good entry of 257 forward.  All calves were sharper trade with younger beef calves taking the biggest lift on the week.  More strong well reared calves were forward than previous weeks with a top price of £490 being achieved on two occasions, firstly for a fantastic Limousin bull from Messrs Wilson, Gate Farm, Uldale and secondly for a strong British Blue from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown, Longtown.  Black and whites were also sharper on the week for all classes.

Leading Prices: Bulls: British Blue £490, £475, £470, £460, £455 (x2) £450 (x2) £445 £430 Smalmstown, £440, £420 Millsidebridge, £395 £380 Yester Mains Cottage, £395 Low House Farm, £395 Hadderdale, Limousin £490, £460 (x3) £415 (x2) £385 Gate Farm, £375 Clarks Farm, £345 Coombe Crag, £310 Meinfoot Farm, £300 Garret Shiels, £290, £270 Whitelaird, £270 High Grounds, Hereford £365, £345, £300 Smalmstown Farm, £230 The Crescent, Aberdeen Angus £330 Meinfoot Farm, £290 £210 (x2) Yester Mains Cottages, £225, £180  East Scales, Charolais £315 Justenlees, Simmental £250, £240 (x2) Justenlees, £225 Drummodie, Fleckvieh £225 East Drummodie, Holstein Friesian £180 Smalmstown Farm, £155 (x3) Low House Farm, £105, £100 (x2) Chalk Lodge £100 (x3) Dykehead, £95 Whitecroft Mains, Friesian £158 Greyrigg, £145 £110 Coombe Crag, £120 £105 Harelawhole.

Heifers: British Blue £430, £425 £410 £400, £390 (x2) £370, £350 (x2) Smalmstown Farm, £350 Millsidebridge, £320 The Ling, £320 Cow Lane, £310 High Pow, Limousin £400 Gate Farm, £400 Meinfoot Farm, £375 Burton House, Hereford £210 Smalmstown, Aberdeen Angus £160 Moorthwaite Farm.