Borderway Calf Sale

29th August 2018

On Wednesday 29th August Harrison & Hetherington Limited held their weekly sale of young calves with a smaller show of 195 forward.  A mixed show of calves were a similar trade to previous weeks with well reared strong calves good to sell, however younger calves were harder to cash.  Top price of £490 was achieved on two occasions both from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm, Longtown for British Blue bull calves.  Strong Black and whites continue to be in demand topping at £260 for a Swedish Red and White from Bays Leap Dairy Farm, Heddon on the wall.

Leading Prices: Bulls: British Blue £490 (x2) £460, £430 (x3) £425, Smalmstown Farm, £475 £340 Ladywells, £365 Barughsyke, £355 Bays Leap Farm House, £340 East End Farm, £300 Crownstown Farm, £285 Gerrard House, £280 High Ploughlands, Charolais £485 Greenburn, Limousin £475, £465 School Hill, Aberdeen Angus £360 Bridge End, £245, £240, £228 High Ploughlands, Swedish Red & White £260 Bays Leap Farm House, Montbelairde £230, £200 Glencartholm Farm, Simmental £220 Meinside, Holstein Friesian £185 (x2) Smalmstown Farm, £170 Ashfield, £160 £155 Ladywells, £135 Flatt, £110, £100 Eastfield Farm, Beef Shorthorn £160 Bays Leap Farm House, Friesian £90 Crownstone Farm.

Heifers: Charolais £440 Saugh House, Limousin £410 (x2) School Hill, £325 £285 Barughsyke, £320 (x2) Bleaberry Rigg, £310 East End Farm, £300 Barvennan, British Blue £412 (x2), £398, £372 £355 (x3) £340 Bays Leap Farm House £322 East End Farm, £300 Meinside, £295 Ladywells, £295 Riggheads, £290 Bridge End, Hereford £270 Smalmstown Farm, Aberdeen Angus £250 Bridge End.