Borderway Calf Sale

5th December 2012

On Wednesday 5th December  Harrison & Hetherington Limited held their weekly sale of calves.  An increased show of 304 calves sold to a large ringside of buyers travelling from as far as Aberdeenshire and Lincolnshire.  Bulls were a terrific trade possibly the dearest trade seen for some time.  Topping at £460 was a strong British Blue bull calf from DGH Cann, Bluehill, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas.

Leading Prices – Bulls: British Blue £460, £350, £340   Bluehill, £412 Walloway, £390 Melfell View, £385 Brownrigg Hall, £380 Greyrigg House, £380 Dobcross Hall, £350 High Pow, £350 Nook House Farm, £345, £340  Gaitsgill Hall farm, £340 Owlethurst, £340 East Wharmley, Limousin  £415, £390, £380  Pelutho Grange, £395, £390  Duckintree Farm, £392 Walloway, £390 Guillyhill, £350 Smalmstown, £335 Grains Farm, Charolais £410, £398 Greyrigg House, Aberdeen Angus £340 Guillyhill, £340, £305, £300   Mellguards, £335 Hill House, £332 Coombe Crag, £330 (x2) High Pow, £310 Smalmstown, £300 (x2) Geltside, £295 Low Wood, Bazadaise £335, £270 Whitelaird, Hereford £335, £295 East Wharmley, Montbeliarde £320, £285, £220, £200 Kck Cross Farm, £280, £250, £235 Monk Foss Farm, £235 Hill House, Simmental £320, £300  Peddar Hill, £320 Geltside Farm, £240 East Bowhill, Continental £260 Whitcastles, Holstein Friesian £215, £160  Guillyhill, £180, £150, £138, £135, £132  High House, £172, £165, £160, £140   Smalmstown, £142, £135 Girthhead, £142, £130  Melfell View, £132 Gaitsgill Hall Farm, £130 Wheyrigg House, £130 Chapel View, British Friesian £165, £140 Dormansteads, £130 Crummock Bank Farm, Ayrshire £120 East Bowhill, Swedish Red & White £115 Low Wood, £110 Hill House.

Heifers: British Blue £390 Melfell View, £310 Aikton House, £310 Brownrigg Hall, £295 Melfell View, £280 Stoney Stoops, £268 How End farm, £260, £250  Bluehill, £250 Whitelaird Farm, Limousin £360 Coombe Crag, £328 Pelutho Grange, £328 Coombe Crag, £300 Hargill House, £260 Bleaberry Rigg, Blonde d’Aquitaine £325 Lingey Field, £160 East Bowhill, Aberdeen Angus £270, £205, £200  Smalmstown, £215 Coombe Crag, £195 Gaitsgill Hall Farm, £195 High Pow, Simmental £195, £190 Geltside Farm, Hereford £175, £130 East Wharmley, British Friesian £115 Crummock Bank Farm.