Borderway Primestock Sale

15th July 2019

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 15th July, Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock where a larger show of 485 Cast cows, Bulls and Prime cattle were forward along with 1756 Prime and Cast sheep.

Cast Cows & OTM Cattle – A large show of 311 cast cows and stock bulls were forward with trade being slightly less on the week.  Messrs Cornthwaite, Balgray Hill run of Limousin cross cows topped at 812kg, 173.5p, £1408 and 810kg, 169.5p, £1372.  Messrs Harrison, Hill House Farm run of well fleshed cows topped at 740kg, 174.5p, £1291 for a Limousin cross.  Messrs James, Low Todholes sold a British Blue cross cow for 919kg, 139.5p, £1282.  Messrs Parsons, Slealands British Blue cross cows topped at 725kg, 172.5p, £1250.  Messrs Bell, Mossband Hall cows topped at 860kg, 141.5p, £1216 for a Limousin cross. Messrs Darling, Stichill Home Farm sold a British Blue cross cow for 841kg, 144.5p, £1215.  Messrs Graham, Fell View sold two Limousin cross heifers for 181.5p and 170.5p.

Black and white cows would be less money on the week with Messrs Irving, Becton Hall selling a Holstein cross heifer for 763kg, 138.5p, £1056.  Smallthwaite Farms run of Holstein cross cows and heifers topped at 756kg, 136.5p, £1031 and 724kg, 137.5p, £995.  Messrs Threlkeld, Baileytown sold a Friesian cow for 790kg, 123.5p, £975.

A larger show of stock bulls were forward with Messrs Paterson, Kiltersan Farm selling the top priced Limousin stock bull for 1022kg, 146.5p, £1497.  Messrs Bell, Mossband Hall sold the top priced Charolais stock bull for 1080kg, 133.5p, £1441.  Messrs James, Midtodhills sold the top priced British Blue stock bull for 996kg, 133.5p, £1329.  Maxwell Farming sold the top priced Angus stock bull for 1097kg, 113.5p, £1245.

Leading Prices per Head: Limousin £1408, £1372, £1056 Balgray Hill, £1291, £1102, £1085 Hill House, £1216 Mossband Hall, £1177, £1099 Hundith House, £1169 Stichill Home Farm, £1163 Ratlinggate, £1152, £1108 Fell View, £1142 Woodhall, £1081 Niven Hill, £1076 Kellah, £1054 Flimby Hall, £1051 Harper Hill, £1046 Low Flow, £1037 Randalholme British Blue £1282 Low Todholes, £1250 Slealands, £1215 Stichill Home Farm, £1135, £1124, £1053, £1018 Hill House, £1134 Beamwham, £1041 Cocklet Hill, £1031 Cleughbrae Parthenais £1103 Slealands Simmental £1069 Holme House Dale Holstein Friesian £1056 Becton Hall, £958 Upper Barr, £948, £908 Smalmstown, £943 Dockray Hall, £941 Dundraw, £933, £910 Chalk Lodge, £928 Stone Flatts, £914 Mirkbooths, £906 Park House Farm, £902 Lowther Low Moor Holstein £1031, £995 Smallthwaite House, £959 Angus Well, £901 Justicetown Aberdeen Angus £1022 Lesson Hall, £1000 Randalholme Friesian £975 Bailey Town, £943 Micklethwaite Farm Montbeliarde £902 Lowther Low Moor.

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 181.5p, 170.5p Fell View 174.5p Hill House, 173.5p, 169.5p Balgray Hill, 169.5p, 147.5p The Swaites, 168.5p Niven Hill, 168.5p, 157.5p, 149.5p, 148.5p Townfoot, 168.5p Flimby Hall, 154.5p, 151.5p Stotsfold, 154.5p Beamwham, 151.5p Hundith Hall, 148.5p Kellah, 148.5p Harper Hill, 147.5p Bowscale British Blue 172.5p Slealands Parthenais 158.5p Slealands Charolais 157.5p Ross Farm Friesian 145.5p, 123.5p Dockray Hall, 142.5p Micklethwaite, 125.5p Coombe Crag, 123.5p Bailey Town, 123.5p Greyrigg, 121.5p Wavercroft Holstein Friesian 138.5p, 136.5p, 135.5p Stone Flatts, 138.5p Bectonhall, 137.5p Newton Field, 127.5p, 121.5p Bailey Town, 125.5p Dockray Hall, 125.5p Upper Barr, 120.5p Justicetown, 120.5p Park House Saler 138.5p Stichill Home Farm, 135.5p Randalholme Holstein 137.5p, 136.5p Smallthwaite House Simmental 135.5p Sunnyhill, 133.5p Holme House Dale Aberdeen Angus 134.5p Randalholme, 130.5p Druidhall Hereford 127.5p The Breaks, 122.5p Enzieholm Galloway 123.5p Skiddaw View, 122.5p Milnholm Whitebred Shorthorn 123.5p Milnholm Shorthorn 122.5p The Keep Montbeliarde 121.5p Lowther Low Moor South Devon 121.5p Westhills.

Cast Bull Leading Prices per Head: Limousin £1497 Kiltersan, £1184 Widdrington Farm Charolais £1441 Mossband Hall British Blue £1329 Midtodhills, £1110 Skiddaw View Aberdeen Angus £1245 Druidhall Friesian £1125 Flimby Hall Hereford £1080 High Brow Nelson.

Cast Bull Leading Prices per Kilo: Charolais 151.5p The Breaks, 133.5p Mossband Hall Shorthorn 148.5p Glenlea Limousin 146.5p Kiltersan, 136.5p Widdrington Farm, 135.5p Glenlea British Blue 133.5p Midtodhills, 127.5p Skiddaw View Holstein Friesian 128.5p (x2) Glenlea, 128.5p Greyrigg Aberdeen Angus 125.5p Whitrigg Grange.

PRIME BULLS: A much larger show of 117 prime bulls forward with trade remaining hard to cash especially for plainer types.  Top overall was a Limousin from Messrs Annett, Widdrington, Morpeth attaining £1577.12 and purchased by Ralph Pearson Wholesale Butchers.  British Blues sold to £1503.49 from Messrs Hunter, Upper Brydekirk, Annan.  Top overall pence per kilo of 209.5p was attained by Messrs Little, Greenhill, Wigton and purchased by Morgan Helliwell, Rochdale.  Black and whites peaked at £1011.29 from Messrs Clark, Whins Farm, Lockerbie with a top pence per kilo of 167.5p from Messrs Graham, Laws Hall, Longtown.

Leading prices per head: Limousin £1577 Widdrington Farm, £1475 Newton High House, £1359 Old Rectory, £1343 Lower Griseburn, £1333 King Hill, £1321, £1293 Greenhill, £1308 Upper Brydekirk. £1291 Kirkend, £1286, £1255 Prospect House, £1271 Low Farm British Blue £1503, £1382 Upper Brydekirk, £1430, £1217 Kirkend, £1222 Greenhill Charolais £1402 Cleughbrae, £1250 Holme House Dale Blonde £1391, £1242 Kirkend Simmental £1380, £1233 High Keenley Fell, £1149, £1112 Millhill, £1118 Gerrard House Aberdeen Angus £1115, £1037 Milton Farm, £989 Lesson Hall, £953 Justicetown Beef Shorthorn £1047, £1044 Hill Top Friesian £1011, £903, £866 Whins Farm Fleckvieh £974 Laws Hall, £952, £944, £913, £904 East Drummodie Holstein Friesian £969 Milton Farm, £909 Prospect House, £852 Blackrigg, £844, £828 Randalinton Holstein £955 Musgrave Hall, £935, £916, £888 South Lambhill Hereford £835 Croft House.

Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 208.5p, 194.5p, 190.5p Greenhill, 205.5p Cleughbrae, 198.5p, 193.5p Prospect House, 196.5p, 192.5p Old Rectory, 193.5p Upper Brydekirk, 192.5p Lower Griseburn British Blue 196.5p Greenhill, 196.5p Kirkend, 195.5p, 194.5p Upper Brydekirk Blonde 188.5p, 183.5p Kirkend Simmental 177.5p, 171.5p Millhill, 177.5p Gerrard House Charolais 177.5p Cleughbrae, 173.5p Millhill Aberdeen Angus 168.5p, 167.5p, 166.5p Justicetown, 168.5p Milton Farm Fleckvieh 167.5p, 157.5p Laws Hall, 162.5p, 157.5p East Drummodie Hereford 149.5p Croft House Holstein 149.5p Musgrave Hall Friesian 144.5p, 142.5p Croft House.

PRIME CATTLE – Yet another good entry of 52 prime steers and heifers forward with trade as usual very good.  Top overall was a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Crichton, Loughrigg, Egremont who achieved £1631.70 purchased by R & JP Mulholland Butchers, Great Orton, Carlisle; the same vendor sold another to £1624.85 and was again purchased by R & JP Mulholland Butchers.  Messrs Harrison, Hill House, Wigton sold the top priced British Blue cross and top priced Charolais cross to £1537.73 and £1518.15.  Top price per kilo of 235.5p and top overall was a Limousin cross from Messrs Crichton, Loughrigg and purchased by David Waite.  Messrs Lawson, Hundith House, Wigton sold another to 232.5p and again was purchased by David Waite.

Steers peaked at £1626.11 for a Limousin cross from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well, Penrith and purchased by Pioneer Foods, Carlisle.  British Blue crosses from Messrs Nicholson, Gill Farm, Carlisle sold to £1524.39 and purchased by Pioneer Foods once again.  Top pence per kilo of 219.5p was achieved by Gill Farm and Messrs Story, Newbiggin, Carlisle for Limousin crosses.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin
219.5p, 213.5p Gill Farm, 219.5p (x2) Newbiggin, 217.5p, 216.5p Nealhouse, 213.5p (x2) The Lake, 212.5p Loughrigg, 210.5p Halfway Well British Blue 213.5p Gill Farm.

Heifers: Limousin 235.5p, 223.5p, 220.5p Loughrigg, 232.5p, 215.5p Hundith House, 227.5p, 222.5p, 219.5p Newbiggin, 219.5p Hill House, 218.5p, 217.5p Stainburn House Charolais 217.5p Hill House, 209.5p Hundith House British Blue 217.5p Hill House.

Leading prices per kilo:
Steers: Limousin
£1626, £1622 Halfway Well, £1604, £1487 Nealhouse, £1562, £1532 Gill Farm, £1558, £1477 Newbiggin, £1530, £1528 The Lake, £1498 Loughrigg British Blue £1524 Gill Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1631, £1624, £1405 Loughrigg, £1600, £1479 Stainburn House, £1586, £1494 Hill House, £1401, £1374 Hundith House, £1305 Nealhouse British Blue £1537 Hill House Charolais £1518 Hill House, £1244 Hundith House.

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

PRIME SHEEP– Monday 15th July saw once again a larger entry of prime sheep at Borderway with a quality entry of 1756 forward. Trade proved very similar to last week seeing heavy weight and quality lambs very good to sell. Topping the trade was a superb pair of Texel x lambs from Messrs Browell, Quarry House Farm, Hexham peaking the sale at £114. Top price per kilo was paid for a tremendous Beltex lamb from Messrs Bell, Winterhope, Waterbeck weighing in at 40kg and selling for £107.80 or 269.5ppk. Large consignments also sold with ease seeing a pen of 16 Beltex lambs from Messrs Wood, Well Head, Dean, Workington weighing in at 40kgs and going on to sell for £100 or 250ppk. Plainer bred lambs were harder to cash once again seeing lighter mule bred lambs struggling to get to the 180ppk.

Leading prices per head: Texel £114, £98.80, £94.80 (x2) Quarry House, £108, £92.80 Wavercroft, £107.80, £98.80 Willows Farm, £100.30 Bowness Hall, £100 Craigend, £98.80, £93.30 West End, £98 Longhurst, £97.80 Croftlands, £97.30 New Sandsfield, £96.80 Pateshill, £96.80 Blue Dial, £96.80 Walby Grange, £94.80 Beck Farm, £93.80 Street Head Beltex £107.80, £90.80 (x2) Winterhope. £100 Well Head, £93.80, £89.80, £88.80 Grange House, £92.80, £88.80 Waterside, £92.80, £92.30, £90.80, £90 Little Swinburne, £92.80, £88.80 Hunley, £90.80 Walton Woodhead, £90 The Paddock Suffolk £100, £95 Longwood, £95.80 Tathill Cottage, £90.30, £87 Albierigg, £87.80 Howgillside, £87.80 Bulls Head, £85.80, £83.80 Beck Farm, £81.80 Barnhill Mews, £80 High Keenley Fell Charollais £100, £86, £84.80 Springfield Dutch Texel £99.30, £96.80, £96.30, £92.80 Thirlwall Castle, £94.80 (x2), £93.80, £91.80 (x2), £90.80 Hargill House, £93.80 Agars Hill, £92.80, £91.80, £90, £88.80 Low Houses Blue Texel £94 Slealands Bleu Du Maine £90 New Houses Dorset £90, £84.80 South Croft Millennium Bleu £88.80, £80 Corrie Field, £77.80 Lawston Jacob £80 Bridge View.

Leading prices per kilo: Beltex 269.5p, 227p, 218.8p Winterhope, 246.9p Well Head, 243.6p, 213.8p, 210.6p Grange House, 226.5p, 202.1p How Hill, 223.6p, 206.9p Little Swinburne, 222p, 218.4p, 212.9p Waterside, 221p, 206.5p Hunley, 218.8p, 214.5p, 204.2p, 194.9p Walton Woodhead Texel 256.2p, 232p, 219.3p, 208.8p, 206.1p Quarry House, 234.8p, 231.6p, 221p Wavercroft, 220p Walby Grange, 219.4p, 206.7p Midtown, 217.4p Upper Sandwick, 215.3 Far Brownrigg, 214.3p Clea Hall, 212.9p, 208.1p The Beeches, 210.4p New Houses, 206.3p Longhurst, 205.9p Ghyll House, 204.5p Snowdrop Cottage Dutch Texel 243.1p, 226p, 223.9p, 213.5p, 206.8p, 206.4p, 201.7p, 197.1p Hargill House, 225p, 222p, 213.5p, 197.4p Low Houses, 222.5p, 206.7p, 204.9p Thirlwall Castle, 217.7p, 213.6p, 213.2p, 204.4p, 201.9p Agars Hill Blue Texel 223.8p Slealands Charollais 212.8p, 190.6p, 189p Springfield, 192.9p Outer Woodhead Millennium Bleu 211.4p, 190.5p Corrie Field, 181.8p Milton Mains, 180.9p Lawston Suffolk 198.5p, 185.1p Albierigg, 194.4p Outer Woodhead, 188.8p Howgillside, 186.8p Bulls Head, 186.7p Tathill Cottage, 186.3p Longwood Bleu Du Maine 197.8p New Houses, 180.9p Chapel House Dorset 182.3p Wallhead Ryeland 167p How Hill.

CAST EWES & RAMS – A good entry of 226 ewes were forward where leaner ewes continue to sell exceptionally well, topping todays sale at £122.50 were two cracking Texel ewes from Messrs Bell, Mossband Hall, Longtown and again for a Dutch Texel ewe from Messrs Wigham. Hargill House, Haltwhistle.  Rams also sold well, averaging £100.50.

Cast Ewe Leading Prices: Texel £122.50, £109.50 Mossband Hall, £116.50 Scarrowhill, £109.50 Winterhope. £108.50, £99.50, £98.50 Hargill House, £108.50, £98.50 Wavercroft, £105.50 Bolton Hall, £104.50, £93.50 Castlehill, £100 Lesson Hall, £99.50 Macey Bank, £96.50 How Hill, £91.50 West End, £90.50 Midtown Dutch Texel £122.50 Hargill House Suffolk £108.50, £84.50 High Drum, £101.50 Winterhope, £94.50 Blue Dial, £89.50 Wavercroft, £87.50 East Cliff, £85.50, £80.50 Westhills, £81.50 High Borgue Charollais £100 Springfield Bluefaced Leicester £85.50 High Borgue Blackface £73.50 Quarry House, £60.50 Wallhead, £53.50 High Drum, £52 High Borgue Greyfaced £72.50, £64.50 High Borgue, £69.50 East Cliff, £68.50 Boggle Hall, £66.50 Milton Mains, £65.50 Bowness Hall, £65.50 Ormathwaite, £63.50 New Sandsfield, £63.50 How Hill, £62 Ross Farm Cheviot £58.50 Wayside Cottages, £56.50 High Drum, £55.50 West End Jacob £56.50 Wallhead, £55.50 Westhills, £49.50 Bridge View Swaledale £54.50 Upper Rigg Herdwick £49.50 Wallhead, £45.50 Bridge View.

Cast Ram Leading Prices: Texel £111.50 Boggle Hall, £99.50 New Sandsfield Beltex £95.50 Westhills Millennium Bleu £95.50 Westhills,


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