Borderway Monthly Dairy Day

3rd July 2020


The July Borderway Monthly Dairy Day sale had a quality consignment of dairy cattle forward comprising over 300 animals.  Trade topped at £2400 with Holstein milking heifers averaging £1900; 27 animals sold for £2000 or more. 82 buyers were recorded from 21 counties across England, Scotland, Wales & N. Ireland with almost 100 animals purchased online.

Holstein heifers topped at £2400 for a daughter of Attempt Red consigned by the Wilson family from Wreaywood farm.  Another four heifers from this home averaged £2137.


The Shanks family owners of the Rattrig Holstein herd sold six Holstein heifers to average £2141 and topped at £2300 for a daughter of Alta Painter.

Three heifers consigned by the Parkinson family owners of the Liscabank herd in Lancashire topped at £2150 for a young Chamber daughter from the Barb cow family.  This milky group averaged £2000.

British Friesian cattle were in demand with the average for milking cows coming to £1699.  The Williamson family from the Howes Farm near Appleby topped at £2100 for a second lactation cow.

The Adamson family from the Swaites Ayrshire herd sold three excellent heifers all giving oceans of milk.  This attractive group averaged £1833 topping at £1850 twice for heifers sired by Swaites Dallas.

37 Holstein Friesian dry cows from J. Wilson Little Float Farm, Stranraer topped at £1950 to average £1456.

In-calf heifers continue to sell well with 66 Holstein heifers averaging £1634 and topping at £2000 for a beautiful non registered heifer consigned by Mr Wilson from Little Float Farm near Stranraer.   Ayrshire in calf from the Bell family at Aigle Gill Farm heifers topped £1650 to average £1600.

Newhouse Farms consigned 35 well-bred Jersey in-calf heifers to average over £1300 and topped at £1550 on serval occasions for heifers coming to sexed semen.

63 Holstein bulling heifers topped at £1120 on several occasions to average £901 and British Friesian bulling heifers topped at £1200 on several occasions to average £1178.

The next dairy sale at Borderway takes place on Friday 17th July and features the Border & Lakeland club sale along with some young stock and dry cows with over 300 animals consigned.
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Averages –
57 Holstein heifers milk £1900.00;  4 Holstein cows milk £1780.00;  6 British Friesian cows & heifers  £1699.31;  3 Ayrshire heifers in milk £1833.33;  3 Jersey cows in milk £1000.00;  9 Faulted ¾ / slow milkers £897.77;  1 Holstein bull £2100.00;  37 Dry cows £1456.75;  66 Holstein In-Calf                       £1634.82;  10 Ayrshire In-Calf heifers £1600.00;  35 Jersey In-Calf heifers £1301.71;  63 Holstein bulling heifers £901.56;  15 British Friesian bulling heifers £1178.33.