Borderway Calf Sale

26th September 2018

On Wednesday 26th September Harrison & Hetherington Limited held their weekly sale of young calves.  Another great entry of 318 calves forward with strong continental calves continue to be good to sell especially bulls.  Younger, plainer calves and also native bred calves continue to be hard to sell.  Top price was £490 for a strong British Blue bull from Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown, Longtown.  Black and whites were sharper on the week with more buyers for strong reared calves.

Leading Prices:
Bulls: British Blue £490, £485 (x2) £430 (x2) £400 £370 Smalmstown Farm, £475 Trailflat Farm, £465 £435 Evening Hill Farm, £430 £410 £395 West Trailtrow, £400 Wood Farm, £390 Tempest Tower, £370 Woodend Farm, £370 Brownrigg Hall Farm, £365 Townhead Farm, £360 Brackenhow, £360 Hillhead, Beef Shorthorn £460 Bents Farm, Limousin £450 (x6) Gate Farm, £345 £338 £325 £300 (x2) £265 Bleaberry Rigg, £290, Low Rigg, Aberdeen Angus £380 Smalmstown Farm, £355, £330 West Trailtrow, £240 Drumraik, Simmental £355, £350 West Trailtrow, Hereford £325 Wood Farm, £300, £275 West Trailtrow, Holstein Friesian £225 £170 £160 Smalmstown Farm, £190 Gate Farm, £165 £122 Woodend Farm, £145 Townhead Farm, £140 The Gill, £158 £135 Woodhouse, £120 Whitecroft Mains, £120 Kirkbarrow Hall, Friesian £160 £100 Harelawhole, £150 Coombe Crag, £130 Clarks Farm, Ayrshire £80 Townhead Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £450, £430, £400, £375 (x2) £350 (x2) £325 (x2) Gate Farm, British Blue £410 £388, £375, £365, £360, £350 £338 £330 (x2) £315 Smalmstown Farm, £375 West Trailtrow, £345 £325 £320 Wood Farm, £340 Trailflat Farm, £340 £330 £320, Down by Rigg, £340 Evening Hill Farm, £315 Brackenhow, Beef Shorthorn £215 Bents Farm, Aberdeen Angus £190 Woodhouse, £110 Moorthwaite Farm.