Borderway Calf Sale

8th January 2020

On Wednesday 8th January Harrison & Hetherington Limited held their first sale of calves for 2020.  A fantastic entry of 416 calves were forward with one of largest ringside of buyers seen for some time ensured a great trade for all classes of calves.  Top price came from a run of strong well reared British Blue calves from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm, Longtown which topped at £485 for a shapely bull calf.  A large entry of black and whites were sharper than previous sales with new buyers forward ensuring competitive bidding for all ages and quality.  Dairy bred calves topped at £170 for a strong Holstein Friesian from Messrs Struthers, Bankhead of Balcurvie Farm, Fife.

Leading Prices: Bulls: British Blue £485, £475 £470 £465 £460 £445 (x2) £440 (x2) £425 (x2) £415 £405 (x2) £370 Smalmstown Farm, £405 Monks House, £400 High Plains, £370 Berrier Head, £370 Brunt Hill, £370 Bluehills Farm, Limousin £420 £400 (x2) £390 (x2) £345 Windy Hill, £390 Crookdake Hall, £380 Bleaberry Rigg, £375 Errington Farm, £365 £290 Slealands Burn, £350 (x2) £295 £290, £280 Bluehills Farm, £320 (x2) Clarks Farm, £305 Heathfield, £280 Hazel Head, Aberdeen Angus £390 Bankhead of Balcurvie Farm, £380 £295 £225 Eastfield Farm, £355 High Field, £350 Heathfield, £350 £325 Watson Hill, £300 £260  £258 Crookdake Hall, £290, £280  Kerricks Farm, £260 Monks House, Blonde £285 Bankhead of Balcurvie, Fleckvieh £280 (x2) £240 £200 Hazel Head, Hereford £240 Heathfield, Friesian £180 Harelawside, £135 Clarks Farm, Holstein £170 £160 £155 (x2) Bankhead of Balcurvie, £170 Winter Tarn, £165 £125 £115 £100 (x2) Smalmstown Farm, £150 £140 £120 £100 Heathfield, £130 (x2) Winter Tarn Farm, £115 Eastfield Farm, Brown Swiss £150 Heathfield, £100 Low House Farm, Montbelairde £145 Nook House.

Heifers: British Blue £395 £385 £375 £370 £365 £355 (x2) £345 £340 (x2) £335 Smalmstown Farm, £378 (x3) Tempest Tower, £360 £335 Watson Hill, £355 Brunt Hill,  £355 Monks House, £345 Bluehills Farm, £325 Harelawhole, Limousin £380 (x2) £250 Bleaberry Rigg, £365 £295 Slealands Burn, £360 Brunt Hill, £355 £320 Hazel Head, £300 £290 Harper Hill Farm, £260 Southernby Hall, Hereford £310 Smalmstown Farm, £225 (x2) Eastfield Farm, Aberdeen Angus £295 Smalmstown Farm, £240 £165 Watson Hill, £230 Blencogo House, £225 £200 £195 Eastfield Farm, £170 Askham Bryan College.