Borderway Primestock Sale

8th July 2019

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 8th July, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock with a smaller show of 320 Cast cows, Bulls and Prime cattle along with 1653 prime and cast sheep.

Cast Cows & OTM Cattle – A mixed show of 215 cast cows and stock bulls were presented to a large ring side of buyers ensuring a great trade throughout.

Messrs Lawson, Hundith House’s run of cows topped at 856kg at 171.5p totalling £1468. Messrs Bell, Hallbankgate Farm sold the top priced Charolais cow for 881kg at 157.5p totalling £1387. Messrs Watson, Sanders Close Limousin cows topped at 725kg at 183.5p totalling £1330. Messrs Williamson, Littleburn Farm sold the top priced British Blue cow for 775kg at 166.5p totalling £1290.

Black and white cows were again in great demand with Messrs Harrison, Low House Farm selling the top priced Holstein x cow for 955kgs at 124.5p totalling £1188. Messrs Coulthard, Justicetown Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 875kg at 129.5p totalling £1133 and 810kg at 129.5p totalling £1048. Messrs Moore, Brayshaw’s run of Holstein x cows topped at 790kgs at 140.5p totalling £1122. Messrs Robinson, Burtholme Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 875kgs at 126.5p totalling £1106. Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown Farm sold a Holstein x cow for 871kg at 124.5p totalling £1084. Messrs Paul & Son, Greigsland sold a Holstein x cow for 835kgs at 126.5p totalling £1056. Messrs Teasdale & Sons, Halefield Farm sold the top priced MRI which sold for 832kg at 125.5p totalling £1044.

A smaller show of 7 stock bulls were forward. Messrs Darling & Sons, Stichill Home Farm sold the top priced British Blue bull for 1199kgs at 139.5p totalling £1672.

Leading Prices per Head: Limousin £1468, £1191, £1074, £1069 Hundith House, £1330, £1214, £1071 Sanders Close, £1257 Whiteside Farm, £1239, £1098 Laverock Bridge, £1182 Tundergarth Mains, £1120 Waterhouses, £1116 Cumdivock Farm, £1090, £1088 Tundergarth Mains, £1079 Shield Green Charolais £1387, £1213 Hallbankgate Farm British Blue £1290, £1169 Littleburn Farm, £1247 Wyse Hill Farm, £1221 Parcelstown, £1220 Halefield Farm, £1101 Waterhouses, £1070 Nunscleugh, £1049 Cumdivock Farm Holstein Friesian £1188 Low House Farm, £1133, £1048, £935 Justicetown Farm, £1122 Brayshaw, £1106 Burtholme, £1084, £1019, £951 Smalmstown Farm, £1056 Greigsland, £989, £944 Old Church Farm, £978 Woodhouse, £942 Bolton Cottage, £941 High Plains, £925 Dundraw Farm, £912 Towngate MRI £1044, £1003 Halefield Farm Hereford £1038 Hunters Hall Montbeliarde £1033 Brayshaw Simmental £1026 Castlehill Aberdeen Angus £997 Cumdivock Farm Holstein £980 Blencogo Farm, £980, £923 Burthholme Farm, £909 Crummock Bank Farm Swedish Red & White £959 Brayshaw Friesian £953, £909 Mounsey Bank Jersey £553 The Gill

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 183.5p, 176.5p Sanders Close, 176.5p, 166.5p Tundergarth Mains, 171.5p Hundith House, 166.5p Whiteside Farm, 165.5p, 162.5p Laverock Bridge, 158.5p Waterhouses  British Blue 175.5p Parcelstown, 171.5p, 166.5p Littleburn Farm, 166.5p Wyse Hill Farm, 146.5p Nunscleugh Charolais 157.5p, 148.5p Hallbankgate Farm Friesian 144.5p Croft House, 129.5p, 125.5p Mounsey Bank, 128.5p Laversdale Farm, 123.5p Aulby Farm Simmental 142.5p Castlehill, 142.5p Chapel House Holstein Friesian 140.5p Brayshaw, 140.5p Greengatehouse Farm, 133.5p, 126.5p Greigsland, 131.5p Towngate, 129.5p(x2) Justicetown Farm, 126.5p High Plains, 126.5p Julian Holme, 126.5p Burtholme Farm, 124.5p Smalmstown Farm, 124.5p Low House Farm, 123.5p Dundraw Farm, 120.5p Old Church Farm Aberdeen Angus 135.5p Tundergarth Mains, 134.5p Cumdivock Farm Swedish Red & White 131.5p Brayshaw Shorthorn 131.5p Parton Hall Montbeliarde 128.5p Brayshaw Brown Swiss 127.5p Gamerigg Farm Holstein 127.5p Burtholme Farm, 123.5p Blencogo House MRI 126.5p, 125.5p Halefield Farm South Devon 122.5p Hunters Hall Jersey 115.5p The Gill Irish Moiled 101.5p Coxhill Farm

Cast Bull Leading Prices per Head: British Blue £1672 Stichill Home Farm Aberdeen Angus £1248 Ribton House Simmental £1170 Chapel House

Cast Bull Leading Prices per Kilo: Simmental 183.5p Chapel House British Blue 139.5p Stichill Home Farm Fleckvieh 131.5p North Trewick Holstein Friesian 131.5p Howrigg Farm

PRIME BULLS: A much smaller entry of only 42 prime bulls forward seeing trade sharper on the week. Top overall was a Limousin cross from Messrs Graham, South Lambhill, Carlisle who received £1586. Charolais from Messrs Wight, Carwood, Biggar to £1531 both purchased by Ralph Pearson, Wholesale Butchers. Top overall pence per kilo of 204.5p was received by Messrs Gott, Propect House, Cockermouth for a Limousin and was purchased by Morgan Helliwell. Black and whites also saw a slight improvement in trade and peaked at £1115 for a Holstein from Messrs Graham, South Lambhill, Longtown. More required for next week’s sale.

Leading prices per head: Limousin £1586 South Lambhill, £1314, £1279 Prospect House, £1235 Hayclose Charolais £1531, £1301, £1239 Carwood Farm British Blue £1176 Hayclose, £1167 Cote House Farm, £1046, £978 Justicetown Farm Beef Shorthorn £1149 Hayclose Holstein £1115, £936 South Lambhill Friesian £1059 Aulby Farm, £863, £839 Beckstones Farm, £852 Braithwaite Hall Aberdeen Angus £1049, £1033 Justicetown Farm, £1039 Hayclose Holstein Friesian £1013 Milton Farm, £959 Prospect House, £905, £855, £851 Cote House Farm Montbeliarde £874 Seymour House Fleckvieh £850 Seymour House

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 204.5p, 196.5p Propect House, 194.5p Hayclose Beef Shorthorn 191.5p Hayclose Aberdeen Angus 188.5p, 179.5p Justicetown Farm Charolais 185.5p, 182.5p Carwood Farm British Blue 184.5p Cote House Farm, 183.5p Hayclose, 181.5p Justicetown Farm Holstein 173.5p South Lambhill Friesian 163.5p, 160.5p, 153.5p Beckstones Farm, 159.5p Aulby Farm, 151.5p Braithwaite Hall Fleckvieh 153.5p Seymour House Holstein Friesian 151.5p Milton Farm, 151.5p, 146.5p Cote House Farm, 146.5p Prospect House Montbeliarde 150.5p Seymour Farm

PRIME CATTLE – A larger entry of 64 prime steers and heifers forward with trade sharper on the week. Top overall was a Limousin cross steer attaining £1723 from Howe Place Farm and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle. British Blue crosses sold to £1705 from Messrs Nicholson, Gill Farm, Carlisle the same home achieved top pence per kilo of 222.5p for another British Blue cross. Heifers saw a day’s top of £1704 for a British Blue cross from Howe Place Farm and purchased by Messrs McGimpsey, Brydekirk. Limousins to £1658 from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, Penrith and purchased by Pioneer Foods. Charolais crosses sold to £1542 from Messrs Barnett, Brinns Farm, Penrith and purchased by Messrs Mulholland Butchers, Great Orton, Carlisle. Top overall pence per kilo of 245.5p was attained by Howe Place Farm for a Limousin cross and purchased by Messrs Medcalf, Brookwood Abattoir, Halifax. British Blue crosses from Messrs Barnett, Brinns Farm sold to 241.5p and purchased by David Whaite, Blackpool the aforementioned Charolais cross from Messrs Barnett achieved 230.5p.

For more information of Cast and Prime Cattle Sales at Borderway please contact David Holliday 07710 189804 or Grant Anderson 07872 129274.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin
£1723 Howe Place Farm, £1694, £1614 Gill Farm, £1682 Nealhouse Farm, £1581, £1378 Kirkland Guards, £1418, £1330 Thackmire British Blue £1705, £1650, £1518 Gill Farm, £1666 Nealhouse Farm

Heifers: British Blue £1704 Howe Place Farm, £1531 Brinns Farm Limousin £1658, £1578 Halfway Well, £1481 Nealhouse Farm, £1422 Stainburn House Farm, £1413 Hundith House, £1351, £1313, £1294, £1281 High Aketon Charolais £1542 Brinns Farm, £1242 Hundith House

Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: British Blue
222.5p, 219.5p, 211.5p Gill Farm, 214.5p Nealhouse Farm Limousin 220.5p, 219.5p Gill Farm, 212.5p, 210.5p Kirkland Guards

Heifers: Limousin 245.5p, 235.5p, 233.5p, 228.5p Howe Place Farm, 229.5p, 226.5p, 225.5p, 224.5p, 218.5p High Aketon, 222.5p, 219.5p Hundith House, 219.5p Nealhouse Farm, 219.5p, 218.5p Halfway Wall British Blue 241.5p Brinns Farm, 234.5p Howe Place Farm Charolais 230.5p Brinns Farm, 213.5p Hundith House

PRIME SHEEP– The weekly sale saw an increased entry of prime sheep, with a quality run of 1653 forward. Heavy weight lambs were well sought after however lighter lambs were harder to cash. Topping the trade at £120 was a 48kg Beltex from Messrs JC & SE Little, The Guards, Ireby, Wigton. Top pence per kilo went to the second top price lamb from Messrs Harrison, Swiss Cottage, Baggrow, Aspatria, Wigton, which weighted 42kg and sold for £113.80 resulting at 271ppk. An outstanding run of 81 lambs from Messrs Todd, Longhurst sold to average £99.44 or 209.15ppk.

Leading prices per head: Beltex £120 The Guards, £113.80, £93.80, £92.80 Swiss Cottage, £96.80, £95.80, £93.80, £92.80, £91.80, £90.80 (x2), £90, £88, £86 Cardew Hall, £88.30 Greensyke Dutch Texel £111.80, £100, £98.80, £95.80, £93.80 (x2), £93.30 Thirlwall Castle, £109, £94.80 (x2) Wood Head, £108 Little Swinburne Farm, £94.80 Old Rectory, £94.80, £90.80 Springfield Farm, £90 Unity Suffolk £111.80, £101.80, £93.80, £88.80 Clappers, £103.80, £86.80 West Cocklaw, £100.80 Barnhill Mews, £93.80 Langfauld, £93.30 Town Head, £93.30, £87.30 Midtown, £91.80, £90.80 Sheepfields, £91.30 Wiza Farm, £87.80 Park House, £86.80 New Farm, £86.80 Greyside Farm Texel £110.80, £107.80, £106.80 West Cocklaw, £109.80, £107.80, £103.30, £100 Longhurst, £101.80 Maulscastle Farm, £100 (x2),  Meadow Farm, £100 Clappers, £98.80 Lesson Hall, £98.80 Greyside Farm, £97.80 Springfield Farm, £97.80 Stonewalls, £97.80 Gallowberry, £97.80 West End Farm Zwartbles £88.80 Sheepfields Jacob £75.80 Sheepfields Greyfaced £64 Midtodhills.

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex 271p, 208.4p Swiss Cottage, 250p The Guards, 234.5p, 232.8p, 230.8p, 227p, 226.3p, 223.9p, 220p, 214.3p, 212.3p Cardew Hall, 224.1p, 216.2p The Throp, 212.8p Greensyke Dutch Texel 257.1p, 219.7p Little Swinburne Farm, 254.1p, 228.1p, 217p, 210.8p, 208.4p, 208.3p Thirlwall Castle, 239.6p, 236.8p, 231.2p, 223.1p Wood Head, 237p, 222p, 216.2p, 209.5p Springfield Farm, 231.2p, 211.7p Old Rectory, 216.6p, 214.3p Unity Texel 240p, 211.9p, 210.2p Lesson Hall, 225p, 223.9p, 211.6p Upper Brydekirk, 224.5p, 210.5p Greyside Farm, 219.5p Midtown, 216.2p, 214.3p Coalfell, 214.3p Hen Moss, 212.9p, 212.8p Longhurst, 210.7p Baggra Yeat, 210.5p Brandle Howe, 210.2p Albyfield Suffolk 212p, 194p Midtown, 202.8p Town Head, 200.7p Wiza Farm, 199.6p, 195.4p, 189.5p, 188.2p Clappers, 199.5p Park House, 197.4p, 195.3p Sheepfields, 192.9p New Farm, 192.7p Greyside Farm, 191.5p West End, 188.7p West Cocklaw Millennium Bleu 206.8p Corrie Field Charolais 204.7p, 197.4p Outer Woodhead Zwartbles 181.2p Sheepfields.

CAST EWES & RAMS – A good show of ewes were forward where they continued to sell well and met by increased demand from buyers.

Topping today’s sale were two excellent Texel ewes from Messrs Graham, Hallrigg selling for £141.50; this excellent run of ewes sold to average £110.  More could have been sold to vendor’s advantage.

Cast Ewe Leading Prices: Texel £141.50, £130.50, £112.50, £100.50 Hallrigg, £134.50 The Guards, £114.50 Newbiggin, £114.50 Springfield, £112.50, £97.50 Little Swinburne Farm, £109.50, £105.5 Swiss Cottage, £105.50 Beamwham, £101.50 Pelutho Park, £99.50, £98.50, £97.50 Wolsty Farm, £97.50 Lesson Hall, £96.50 Roachburn, £96.50 Ashdene Bluefaced Leicester £95.50, £82.50 (x2) Roachburn, £84.50 Beamwham Beltex £91.50 Swiss Cottage Suffolk £91.50 Sheepfields, £80.50 Beamwham Greyfaced £78.50 Wolsty Farm, £76.50, £73.50 Clappers, £76.50 Bayshore, £76.50 Pelutho Park, £75.50 Brandle Howe, £74.50, £70.50 Newbiggin, £72.50 Ashley Grove £72.50 Beamwham, £72 The Guards, £71.50 Beyond The Moss, £71.50, £70.50 Swiss Cottage Swaledale £53.50, £44.50 Roachburn, £48.50 The Throp.

For further information of Cast and Prime sheep sales at Borderway please contact James Little 07872 840685.