Borderway Primestock Sale

27th April 2020

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 27th April Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS: A larger show of 80 prime bulls were forward and were met with a strong trade throughout. Topping the sale was a Limousin from Messrs Ridley, Haltcliffe selling to £1673.29 to Bowland Foods Ltd. Simmentals peaked at £1452.66 from Messrs Byers, Ellen Bank to Messrs Jewitt.

Topping the pence per kilo was again a Limousin consigned by Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton selling to 224.5ppk to Mr Helliwell, Rochdale.

Leading Prices per Head: Limosuin £1673 Haltcliffe, £1654, £1590, £1535, £1396, £1387, £1379, £1338 Clifton Moor, £1589, £1502, £1381, £1376 Townfoot, £1561 West Trailtrow, £1540 Newton High House, £1447, £1370, £1332 The Yett, £1406, £1391 Allerby Hall, £1374 Grassknop Farm, Simmental £1452 Ellen Bank, British Blue £1240, £1147 Aldermanseat Farm, £1239, £1194 Bectonhall, £1211 Ellen Bank, £1175, £1070 Justicetown Farm, £1158, £1042 Down Hall, £1069, £1038 Cote House Farm, Fleckvieh £1224 Aldermanseat Farm, Charolais £1218 Whitefield, British Friesian £1162, £1004 Whins Farm, Holstein Friesian £1110 Garth Hall Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1098 Justicetown Farm, Holstein £978 Castlesteads.

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 224.5p, 221.5p, 218.5p, 206.5p (x2) Clifton Moor, 216.5p, 209.5p, 199.5p, 190.5p Townfoot, 211.5p Grassknop Farm, 210.5p, 202.5p, 191.5p The Yett, 205.5p, 189.5p Haltcliffe, 199.5p Rouchester Farm, 196.5p Newton High House, 194.5p Aldermanseat Farm, British Blue 190.5p Ellen Bank, 182.5p Justicetown Farm, Aberdeen Angus 179.5p, 174.5p Justicetown Farm, Fleckvieh 167.5p Aldermanseat Farm, Holstein Friesian 165.5p, 144.5p Gates Garth Hall Farm, 153.5p, 151.5p South View Farm, 152.5p Cote House Farm, 148.5p Barnbarroch Farm, 144.5p Grassknop Farm,  British Friesian 164.5p, 154.5p Wed Holme House, 148.5p, 146.5p Whins Farm, 129.5p Whitehead Hill Farm, Holstein 156.5p Castlesteads.

CAST COWS & OTM CATTLE: A much larger show of 303 cast cows and bulls were forward with all classes selling far sharper on the week, and all vendors will be delighted with their returns.

Cast cows were a flying trade, and a delight to sell, topping at £1187.15 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Rogerson, Maison Gill, Appleby, purchased by Bill Howard. Limousins from Messrs Murray, Roughet Hill sold to £1154.73, purchased by Owain Llyr. Aberdeen Angus cross cows to £1120.95 from DG Farming, Lockerbie.

Top overall pence per kilo of 167.5ppk was a Saler attained by Messrs Robinson, New Hall, Kendal and was purchased by Mr Thomas Fell. British Blues to 166.5ppk from Messrs Rogerson, for the aforementioned cow.

Black and White cows peaked at £998.59 from Messrs Fisher, Geltside, Brampton. Messrs Whitfield, Woodhouses, Carlisle sold another to £997.82. Others sold to £997.67 from Brownrigg Hall Farms, Maryport.

Top pence per kilo in the dairy section was a Holstein Friesian from Messrs Graham, Cardunock Farm, Wigton achieving 150.5ppk.

Many more cast cows of all classes are required to fulfil orders weekly.

Leading Cast Cow Prices per Head: Blonde £1198, £961 Maison Gill, British Blue £1187 Maison Gill, £1172 Upper Brydekirk, £1051 Bowscales Farm, £1010 Thackwood, £991 Bridge Mill, £923 Baggra Yeat, £901 Whitefield, Limousin £1154 Roughet Hill, £1121 Grange Hall, £1066 Castlehill, £1063 Thackwood, £1008 Willows Farm, £1006 Gapshields, £991 Braithwaite Hall, £964 Wavercroft, £952 Whitefield, Charolais £1044 New House Farm, £815, £806 Ross Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1120 Dinwoodie Green Farm, £1001 Barker House, £925 Milton Hill Farm, Saler £1016 New Hall, Holstein Friesian £998 Geltside Farm, £997 Woodhouses Farm, £997, £904 Brownrigg Hall Farm, £994 Low Rigg, £975, £880 Tempest Tower, £950 West Trailtrow, £933 Red Hall, £919 Howrigg Farm, £918 Hazel Head, £890 Hill House, Beef Shorthorn £994, £828, £817 Bays Leap Farm House, Hereford £991 Wydon Farm, Montbeliarde £927 Stonewalls, £920, £817 Westray Farm, £877 Geltside Farm, £864 Low Rigg, £817 Beeches, Swedish Red & White £925 Lane End Farm, £724 Bays Leap Farm House, Holstein £921 Newbampton Farm, £865, £750 Broathill, £840 Blue Dial Farm, £837 Petteril Bank Farm, £821 Stonewalls, British Friesian £916, £768 Whitlawside Farm, £903 Wavercroft, £900 Brackenthwaite Farm, £899, £838, £833 Bailey Town, £894 Mirkbooths, £875 Bridge Farm, £817, £778 Aulby Farm, £773 Bowness Hall, Simmental £875 Est Wharmley £850 Wydon Farm, £831 South Croft, Fleckvieh £848 Miller Hill, £701 Sideway Bank, Norwegian Red £803 Hill House, £724 Bailey Town, Stabiliser £753 Solmain Farm, Belted Galloway £728 Dinwoodie Green Farm, Dairy Shorthorn £697, £691, £666 Bays Leap Farm House, £663 Marlsyecote Walls, Ayrshire £685, £684 Aigle Gill, Jersey £680 The Gill, Blue Grey £658 Solmain Farm, Kiwi £621 The Gill.

Leading Cast Cow Prices per Kilo: Saler 167.5p New Hall, British Blue 166.5p Maison Gill, 149.5p Upper Brydekirk, 142.5p Baggra Yeat, 138.5p Bridge Mill, 137.5p Bowscale Farm, 135.5p Ross Farm, 129.5p Thackwood, Limosuin 161.5p Roughet Hill, 155.5p Kirtleside, 152.5p Braithwaite Hall, 149.5p Grange Hall, 145.5p Thackwood, 144.5p East Unthank Farm, 141.5p Castlehill, 139.5p, 137.5p Kaysbank, 136.5p, 128.5p Long Park, 134.5p Wavercroft, 130.5p Willows Farm, 129.5p Eden Bank Farm, 128.5p Sideway Bank, 128.5p Gapshields, Simmental 161.5p East Wharmley, 134.5p Wydon Farm, 127 South Croft, 121.5p Suttons, Holstein Friesian 150.5p Cardunock Farm, 146.5p, 138.5p Brownrigg Hall Farm, 138.5p Geltside Farm, 131.5p Park Farm, 127.5p Red Hall, 124.5p Burthwaite Croft, 123.5p Pears Ghyll Farm, 122.5p West Trailtrow, 119.5p Tempest Tower, 118.5p Cross Hill, 117.5p Red Hall, 117.5p Low Rigg, 117.5p Willows Farm, 116.5p Down By Rigg, 115.5p (x2), 115.5p Whitrigg Grange, 115.5p Bailey Town, 115.5p Howrigg,  Aberdeen Angus 149.5p Milton Hill Farm, 132.5p Dinwoodie Green Farm, 125.5p Barker House, 124.5p Miller Hill, 113.5p Bridge Mill, Montbelairde 146.5p Geltside Farm, 136.5p, 109.5p Beeches, 125.5p, 116.5p (x2) Westray Farm, 114.5p Low Rigg, 112.5p (x2) Greenwrae, 112.5p Stonewalls, Blonde 145.5p, 132.5p Maison Gill, Belted Galloway 142.5p, 131.5p Dinwoodie Green Farm, British Friesian 139.5p Braithwaite Hall, 139.5p, 123.5p, 118.5p (x2) Bailey Town, 123.5p Brackenthwaite Farm, 122.5p Mirkbooths, 122.5p, 114.5p Whitlawside Farm, 119.5p Clarks Farm, 115.5p Wavercroft, 115.5p Bowness Hall, 115.5p, 106.5p, 105.5p, 104.5p Aulby Farm, 114.5p High House, 113.5p Bridge Farm, 111.5p, 107.5p Clarks Farm, 105.5p The Flatt, Jersey 139.5p Burthwaite Croft, 117.5p, 96.5p The Gill, Hereford 133.5p Wydon Farm, Charolais 132.5p New House Farm, 129.5p, 128.5p Ross Farm, Beef Shorthorn 131.5p, 117.5p (x2), 116.5p Bays Leap Farm House, Stabiliser 128.5p Solmain Farm, Kiwi 126.5p The Gill, Fleckvieh 126.5p Miller Hill, 105.5p Sideway Bank, Holstein 121.5p Blue Dial Farm, 116.5p, 112.5p Broathill, 112.5p Petteril Bank Farm, 112.5p Newbampton Farm, 107.5p Yew Tree Farm, 101.5p Gaitsgill Hall Farm, 100.5p Stonewalls, 99.5p The Gill, Norwegian Red 119.5p Bailey Town, 113.5p Hill House, Swedish Red & White 116.5p Lane End Farm, 108.5p Bays Leap Farm House, Dairy Shorthorn 113.5p, 104.5p, 103.5p Bays Leap Farm House, 103.5p Marleycote Walls,  Whitebred Shorthorn 113.5p Miller Hill, Ayrshire 111.5p, 95.5p Marleycote Walls, 111.5p Thackthwaite Hall, 107.5p, 105.5p Aigle Gill.

CAST BULLS: Cast bulls peaked at £1491.84 for a Limousin from Messrs Whitefield, Balladoyle Farm, Wigton and was purchased by Owain Llyr. The same vendor also sold another to £1415.72 and the top pence per kilo of 166.5ppk. Black and White bulls sold to £1152.31 and to 143.5ppk from Messrs Watson, Howrigg Farm, Wigton, purchased by Mr Charles Kirkpatrick.

Leading Cast Bull Prices per Head: Limousin £1491, £1415, £1361 Balladoyle Farm, 1399 Grange Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1189 Rouchester Farm, Holstein Friesian £1152 Howrigg Farm, £902 Wood Close Farm, Charolais £958 Allerbeck Farm, Ayrshire £879 Thackthwaite Hall.

Leading Cast Bull Prices per Kilo: Limousin 166.5p, 145.5p, 129.5p Balladoyle Farm, 140.5p Grange Hall, 136.5p Brow Farm, Charolais 163.5p Allerbeck Farm, Holstein Friesian 143.5p Howrigg Farm, 99.5p Cardunock Farm, 94.5p Low Tarns, Aberdeen Angus 117.5p Rouchester Farm, Ayrshire 92.5p Thackthwaite Hall.

PRIME CATTLE: A good show of 53 clean cattle were forward to a similar trade on the week. Topping the sale at £1528 was a cracking Limousin heifer from Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor. Selling the top pence per kilo was Messrs Ridley, Haltcliffe with another brilliant Limosuin heifer to 223.5ppk.

Stears topped at £1505 yet again for a Limousin from Messrs Studholme, Nealhouse Farm.

Leading Prices per Head:
Steers: Limousin
£1505, £1384 Nealhouse Farm, £1470, £1468 Halfway Well, £1408, £1337 Low Whinnow Farm, £1381 Lords Close, £1359, £1351 Petteril Hill Farm, £1333 Midtown, British Blue £1445, £1414, £1410 The Lake, £1330 Broomberry Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1528, £1461 Clifton Moor, £1445 Elm House, £1432 Lords Close, £1398, £1343 Halfway Well, £1370 High Plasket Lands Farm, £1343 The Close, Charolais £1461 High Plasket Lands Farm, £1428 Upper Brydekirk.

Leading Prices per Kilo:
Steers: Limousin
204.5p, 203.5p Low Whinnow Farm, British Blue 194.5p (x2), 193.5p The Lake,

Heifers: Limousin 223.5p Haltcliffe, 222.5p, 220.5p, 206.5p Clifton Moor, 213.5p High Plasket Lands Farm, 209.5p Lords Close, 203.5p Low Farm, 201.5p The Close, 200.5p Halfway Well, 200.5p Elm House, Charolais 211.5p High Plasket Lands Farm, 196.5p Upper Brydekirk,  British Blue 192.5p Low Farm.

PRIME SHEEP – The weekly sale of prime and cast sheep drew another good quality entry of 1053 Hoggs, 102 Lambs and 197 Cast Ewes forward.  Trade for all classes again met a great demand.

Spring Lambs sold to a top of £150 on two occasions, from Messrs Musgrave, Cardewhall with 40kg Texel lambs, selling another to £142 (355ppk) which was the leading price per kilo.

Hoggs sold to £117 for Beltex hoggs from Messrs Mark, Sunnygill, Ousby, these also topped the pence per kilo at 254.3ppk. New vendors to the ring Messrs Naylor, Hill Green Drigg sold 20 to average £109.85.

Cast ewes were a great trade and sold to a top of £130 twice, firstly from Dinwoodie Green and secondly Cardew Hall, both with Continental cross ewes.

Prime Lambs –
Leading Prices per head: Beltex
£150 (x2), £142, £126 (x2), £120 Cardew Hall, £115 Nunfield, Texel £119 Holmecroft Farm, £117, £105 Nunfield, £116 Blue Dial Farm, £115 Farewell Grange, £114, £105 Holmecroft Farm, £112 Mosser Mains, £110 (x2), £106, £105 (x2) Wetheral Shields, £109 Gill Farm, Suffolk £116, £110 Blue Dial Farm, £112 (x3) Gill Farm, £109, £100 Nunfield, £105, £104 Bell Bridge Farm, £100 Riddings Hill, Zwartbles £108, £104, £97 Woodhousehill, £100, £98, £94 Rietfontain, £94, £92 Wetheral Shields, Leicester £107 Lowes Fell.

Leading Prices per kilo: Beltex 355p, 340.9p, 333.3p, 300p Cardew Hall, Suffolk 257.5p, 246.2p (x2) Gill Farm, 253.5p, 232.1p Nunfield, 245p, 229.9p Riddings Hill, 221.3p Bell Bridge Farm, 220p Blue Dial Farm, Texel 255.6p Nunfield, 293.8p, 274.7p, 250p Holmecroft Farm, 293p, 275.9p Cardew Hall, 261.4p Farewell Grange, 252.9p, 250p Wetheral Shields, Zwartbles 216.2p, 213.6p, 207.3p, 200p Rietfontain, 215.6p, 212.2p, 200p Woodhousehill, 204.3p, 200p Wetheral Shields.

Prime Hoggs –
Leading Prices per head: Texel
£117, £115, £112, £110 Hill Green, £112 New Sandsfield, £106 High Brow Nelson, £105, £104 Sunny Gill Farm, £104 High House, £103 Glebelands, Beltex £117 Sunny Gill, £113 Rouchester Farm, £110 (x2), £107 Dinwoodie Green, £102 High House, £100 Sunny Gill Farm, Blue Dutch Texel £113, £106, £100 Slealands, Hill Cheviot £100, £97 Sunny Gill Farm, £98 Mirkbooths, £95.30, £92, £91.80 Orton Rigg Farm, £93.50, £92.50 Woodhouses Farm, Suffolk £99, £96 Fern House, £95 Mirkbooths, £94 Hill Green, Blackfaced £97, £94, £90, £86 Smalmstown Farm, £96 Mirkbooths, £88, £84 Itonfield Cottage, £87, £83.80 Nutholm Farm, Greyfaced £94 Old Church Farm, £93.50 Mirkbooths, £92 Rouchester Farm, £87 Brampton Fell Farm, Charollais £93 Glebelands, £88 Slealands.

Leading Prices per kilo: Beltex 254.3p, 247.4p, 208.3p Sunny Gill Farm, 230.1p, 228.6p Castlehill, 225p Smalmstown Farm, 223.8p Rouchester Farm, 220p, 203.8p Dinwoodie Green, Texel 244.7p High House, 238.8p, 224p Hill Green, 236.6p, 226.7p, 221.6p, 211.4p, 210.2p Glebelands, 227p Nutholm Farm, 219.8p, 214p, 213.3p, 208.6p North End Farm, 217.5p New Sandsfield, 215p, 210p Mickley Grange Farm, 211.2p Smalmstown Farm, 210.7p, 209.3p Bowscale Farm, 206.5p Rouchester Farm, Blue Dutch Texel 238.1p, 226p Slealnds, Hill Cheviot 225.4p Nutholm Farm, 225p Slealnds, 220.8p Mickley Grange Farm, 213.8p, 208.3p Tempest Tower, 205.9p, 203.3p Woodhouses Farm, 204.4p, 202.8p, 201.8p Orton Rigg Farm, 202.1p Mirkbooths, Charollais 222.8p Slealands, 221.4p Glebelands, Blackfaced 220p (x4) Breckonhill Farm, 219p, 212.2p Nutholm Farm, 209.8p, 208.9p, 206.9p, 204.2p Smalmstown Farm, 202.1p Mirkbooths, Herdwick 216.9p Langhorn Farm, Swaledale 205p Becktonhill Farm, Greyfaced 200p Rouchester Farm.

Cast Ewe-
Leading price per head:
Texel £130, £113.50 Dinwoodie Green, £130, £124.50, £114, £111.50 Cardew Hall, £111, £108 Baggrow Farm, £108 Edenlin, £108 Bowness Hall, Beltex £112 Farewell Grange, Charollais £110 Glebelands, Suffolk £108 Farewall Grange, £100 Baggrow Farm, Blue Dutch Texel £90 Slealands, Greyfaced £88 Bulls Head Farm, £85 Baggrow Farm, £83.50 Ribton House, £83.50 Bowness Hall, £80 Stonewalls, £80 Shankfield Head, Leicester £85 (x3) Pears Ghyll Farm, Blackfaced £84.50 Stobbs Farm, Zwartbles £83.50 Dundraw Farm, Swaledale £71.50 Farewell Grange.

Cast Ram Leading price per head:Texel £118 Midtown, £102, £101 Glebelands, £101 Dinwoodie Green, £100 Bulls Head Farm, Charollais £110 Bulls Head Farm, Beltex £110, £102 Midtown, Blue Dutch Texel £81.50 Slealands.

PLEASE NOTE ALL STOCK MUST BE PRE-BOOKED IN FOR NEXT MONDAYS SALE – 4th MAY. Please advise the auctioneers of vendor email addresses so we can send returns as soon as possible.

For more information regarding entries for Borderway Primestock Sales Team –

David Holliday 07710 189804 Cast Cows & Cast Bulls
Grant Anderson 07872 129274 Prime Bulls & Prime Cattle
James Little 07872 840685 Prime Sheep