Borderway Primestock Sale

4th May 2020

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 4th May Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Primestock.

PRIME BULLS: A total of 90 prime bulls were forward and were met by a similar trade to last weeks. Topping at £1665.30 was a British Blue from Mr Hall, Ainstable Hall, with Limousins from the same home selling to £1575.68. Dairy bred bulls peaked at £1148.10 from Messrs T & M Irving, Bectonhall.

Top pence per kilo was achieved by Mr Iain Graham, Rose Castle selling a Limosuin to 219.5ppk. British Blues sold to 217.5ppk from Mr Hall, Ainstable.

Leading Prices per Head: British Blue £1665, £1500 Ainstable Hall, £1532 New Sandsfield, £1258 Bectonhall, £1219, £1090 Low Farm, £1146 North Scales, £1083 Kirkbride House, £1043 Justicetown Farm, Limousin £1575, £1465 Ainstable Hall, £1495, £1409 Allerby Hall, £1460 Watch Currock, £1433, £1249 West End Farm, £1367 Rose Castle Farm, £1351 Willows Farm, £1302, £1275, £1274, £1263, £1235 Keskadale Farm, £1281 Cumstone Farm, Simmental £1330, £1172 Millhill Farm, £1288, £1201 Ellen Bank, £1269 Newbie Mains, £1245 Hayclose, £1244 Kirtleon House, £1236 Gerrard House, Charolais £1297, £1242, £1183 Millhill Farm, Montbelairde £1235 Beeches, £1128 Kirkbride House, Aberdeen Angus £1210 Milton Farm, £1034 North Scales, £1020 Justicetown Farm, Holstein Friesian £1118 Bectonhall, £1099 Justicetown Farm, £967 Milton Farm, £894 Cote House Farm, Hereford £1055 Hayclose, Holstein £982, £973, £941, £856 Stubbyknowe.

Leading Prices per Kilo: Limousin 219.5p Rose Castle Farm, 217.5p, 214.5p, 213.5p (x2), 211.5p Keskadale Farm, 217.5p, 213.5p, 211.5p, 199.5p Ainstable Hall, 207.5p (x2) West End Farm, 198.5p Willows Farm, British Blue 217.5p, 213.5p, 183.5p Ainstable Hall, 209.5p, 201.5p Low Farm, 178.5p Bectonhall, Simmental 188.5p Hayclose, 179.5p Newbie Mains, 178.5p, 164.5p Millhill Farm, 169.5p, 163.5p Kirtleton House, 168.5p, 166.5p Ellen Bank, 167.5p Gerrard House, Charolais 185.5p, 184.5p, 178.5p Millhill Farm, Holstein Friesian 183.5p Justicetown Farm, 159.5p Bectonhall, 157.5p Milton Farm, 156.5p South View Farm, 153.5p Cote House Farm, 151.5p South View Farm, Aberdeen Angus 173.5p, 169.5p Justicetown Farm, Montbelairde 163.5p Kirkbride House, 162.5p Beeches, Holstein 161.5p, 155.5p, 148.5p Stubbyknowe, 151.5p North Scales.

CAST COWS & OTM CATTLE: A larger entry of 312 cast cows and bulls forward selling to a similar good trade to that of last week. Top overall cow was a Limousin from Messrs Barclay, South Road who attained £1706 and was purchased by Messrs Kirkpatrick, Lockerbie. The same vendor sold the top price Charolais cross to £1313. Simmentals sold to £1217 from Messrs Houldey, Kirtleton House, Lockerbie. Top overall pence per kilo of 175.5p was received by Messrs Callion, Lodge Farm, Workington for their Limousin and purchased by Messrs Fell. Aberdeen Angus crosses sold to 165.5p from Messrs Moffat, Thornby Villa, Wigton and 162.5p for a British Blue cross from Messrs Nixon, Stotsfold, Hexham. Black and whites peaked at £1122 from Messrs Hunter, Berrier Head, Penrith. Montbeliardes from Messrs Willey, Broomfield, Newcastle sold to £957 and Friesians from Messrs Bendle, The Nook, Carlisle achieved the same money and top pence per kilo of 147.5p.

Leading Cast Cow Prices per Head: Limousin £1706, £1413, £1295 South Road, £1246, £1177 Crossdykes Farm, £1224 Upper Brydekirk, £1184 Hill House Farm, £1165 Lodge Farm Charolais £1313, £1126, £1120 South Road, £1154 Maulscastle Simmental £1217 Kirtleton House, £1125 Gerrard House, £1017, £968 Drumforber Cottage Parthenaise £1149, £990 Marina House Holstein Friesian £1122, £1091 Berrier Head, £936, £852 Baggrow Farm, £911 Blue Dial Farm, £881, £876 Blackrigg, £864 Midtown Farm, £860 Chalk Lodge, £855 Park House Farm, £851 Whins Farm British Blue £1033 Howrigg Farm, £1013 High Yarridge, £1004 Stotsfold Farm, £949 Westray Farm, £948 Hill House Farm, £920 Maulscastle Aberdeen Angus £1031, £1029, £958, £910 Thornby Villa, £1009, £859 Drumforber Cottage, £878 Bodesbeck Farm Beef Shorthorn £980, £834 Drumforber Cottage Montbelairde £957 Broomfield Farm, £932, £913 Baggrow Farm, £874, £851 Westray Farm, £869, £832 Brayshaw, £863 Gillespie, £824, £818 Swordwellrigg Farm Friesian £957 The Nook, £897 Aulby Farm, £811 Croft Farm, £810 Whins Farm, £806 Wavercroft Holstein £930 Mirkbooths, £918 Woodhouse, £878 Yew Tree Farm, £780, £776, £744 Castlesteads, £771 Broathill, £763 Askham Hall Farm Brown Swiss £830 Greyrigg Blue Grey £829 Whitbysteads, £641 Henrys Hill Luing £817 Mains of Minnydow Whitebred Shorthorn £783 Bodesbeck Farm Swedish Red & White £766 Brayshaw Fleckvieh £744, £740 Horseholm Farm Jersey £667 Dolphenby Farms Galloway £645 Bodesbeck Farm Ayrshire £630 Baggrow Farm

Leading Cast Cow Prices per Kilo: Limousin 175.5p Lodge Farm, 171.5p(x2), 160.5p South Road, 166.5p Beck Farm, 164.5p Thornby Villa, 161.5p Crossdykes Farm, 159.5p Hargill House, 156.5p Clifton Moor, 155.5p Hill House Farm Parthenaise 174.5p, 157.5p Marina House Aberdeen Angus 165.5p, 147.5p, 145.5p, 139.5p Thornby Villa, 129.5p Drumforber Cottage, 121.5p Hallbankgate Farm British Blue 162.5p Stotsfold Farm, 149.5p Kiloran, 149.5p Longrow Farm, 132.5p, 130.5p(x2), 125.5p, 123.5p, 121.5p Maulscastle, 127.5p High Yarridge, 124.5p Woodhead Farm, 123.5p Westray Farm, 121.5p Howrigg Farm Charolais 147.5p Ross Farm, 142.5p Maulscastle, 135.5p, 130.5p South Road Beef Shorthorn 147.5p Greenwrae, 122.5p Drumforber Cottage  Friesian 147.5p The Nook, 124.5p Whins Farm, 121.5p Croft Farm, 118.5p, 113.5p Wavercroft, 115.5p Baggrow Farm, 115.5p Scalehill Farm, 113.5p Aulby Farm, 112.5p Low Plains Holstein Friesian 145.5p, 128.5p Burthwaite Croft, 139.5p, 137.5p Blackrigg, 133.5p(x2), 117.5p Baggrow Farm, 127.5p Lodge Farm, 117.5p Berrier Head, 117.5p Chalk Lodge, 117.5p Cairnhead Farm, 117.5p Midtown Farm, 117.5p Croft Farm, 117.5p Kirkbarrow Hall Blue Grey 144.5p Whitbysteads Simmental 139.5p, 135.5p Drumforber Cottage, 134.5p Kirtleton House, 133.5p Gerrard House, 123.5p Broomfield Farm Montbeliarde 134.5p, 126.5p, 119.5p, 118.5p Gillespie, 131.5p Beeches, 128.5p Broomfield Farm, 121.5p Swordwellrigg Farm, 120.5p Baggrow Farm, 119.5p(x2) Westray Farm, 119.5p Holstein 133.5p Broathill, 117.5p Woodhouse, 115.5p Gaitsgill Hall Farm, 114.5p Mirkbooths, 112.5p Yew Tree Farm, 107.5p Askham Hall Farm, 106.5p(x2), 105.5p Castlesteads, 101.5p Beech Holme Farm Belted Galloway 123.5p(x2), 121.5p Dinwoodie Green Farm Fleckvieh 118.5p, 113.5p Horseholm Farm Luing 116.5p Mains of Minnydow Whitebred Shorthorn 114.5p, 113.5p Bodesbeck Farm Swedish Red & White 111.5p Brayshaw Shorthorn 108.5p Broomfield Farm Galloway 106.5p, 105.5p Bodesbeck Farm, 103.5p Whitbysteads Brown Swiss 105.5p Greyrigg Ayrshire 104.5p(x2) Plasketlands, 103.5p Baggrow Farm Jersey 102.5p, 82.5p Dolphenby Farms Hereford 99.5p Ross Farm Danish Red 95.5p Askham Hall Farm

CAST BULLS: Cast bull sold to a top of £1435 or 130.5ppk for a Blonde cross from Messrs Bousfield, Holme Farm, Appleby and black and white bulls sold to £1130 or 112.5ppk for a Holstein Friesian from Messrs Thompson, Southfield, Penrith.

Leading Cast Bull Prices per Head: Blonde £1435 Holme Farm Holstein Friesian £1130 Southfield Farm Aberdeen Angus £1085, £1050 Thornby Villa, £1068, £990 Whitrigg Grange, £1049 Low Barness

Leading Cast Bull Prices per Kilo: Aberdeen Angus 167.5p, 163.5p Thornby Villa, 138.5p, 123.5p Whitrigg Grange Blonde 130.5p Holme Farm Holstein Friesian 112.5p Southfield Farm

PRIME CATTLE: The weekly prime cattle sale saw an entry of 54 forward, with trade selling yet again sharper on the week.

Topping the trade at £1621.40 was a Limousin bullock from Messrs Studholme, Nealhouse Farm. Topping the heifers at £1549.94 was a Limousin heifer from Messrs Blake, Halfway Well. A British Blue heifer topped the pence per kilo at 236.5ppk from Messrs Brough, How Gill.

Leading Prices per Head:
Steers: Limosuin
£1621, £1539 Nealhouse Farm, £1532, £1513, £1434 The Lake, £1490, £1400 Halfway Well, £1403, £1396 Bloan Farm, £1356 Langhorn, £1319 Church Farm, £1270 How Gill, British Blue £1162 High Aketon, Holstein Friesian £1141 Howrigg Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1549 Halfway Well, £1527 Langhorn Farm, £1388, £1372 The Close, £1361, £1325, £1307, £1301 (x2) High Aketon, £1357 The Close, £1352 Clifton Moor, Charolais £1343, £1330 High Aketon, British Blue £1255 How Gill, Aberdeen Angus £1012 Bank House Farm.

Leading Prices per Kilo:
Steers: British Blue
214.5p High Aketon, Limousin 209.5p Walton Woodhead, Limousin 205.5p, 191.5p Nealhouse Farm, 204.5p Halfway Well, 199.5p (x2), 195.5p The Lake, 197.5p, 195.5p Bloan Farm, 195.5p Langhorn Farm, 195.5p Church Farm.

Heifers: British Blue 236.5p How Gill, Limousin 235.5p, 231.5p (x3), 226.5p, 225.5p, 224.5p (x2) High Aketon, 228.5p, 226.5p, 222.5p, 203.5p The Close, 219.5p Langhorn Farm, 205.5p Clifton Moor, 201.5p Halfway Well, Charolais 228.5p, 225.5p High Aketon.

PRIME SHEEP – The weekly sale of prime sheep had an entry of 670 hoggs,145 lambs and 202 cast ewes forward. All classes sold well with the best end of every section in good demand.

Spring lambs sold to £152 for an outstanding 44kg Beltex lamb from Messrs Musgrave, Cardew Hall, Dalston. This lamb also topped pence per kilo at 345.5ppk to Mr Morgan Helliwell. Messrs Horsley, The Stackyard, Wigton followed at £140 or 333.3ppk for a pen of Beltex selling to Mr A Dawson.

An overall spring lamb average of 247ppk (SQQ 2600ppk) was achieved.

Hoggs sold to £114 from Messrs RD Horn, Field House, Penrith, and to 250ppk from Messrs Noble, Mill Farm, Bekermet.

Cast ewes and rams sold to £134 twice from Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor, Penrith.

Prime Lambs –
Leading Prices per head: Beltex
£152, £130, £128 (x2), £126, £118 (x3), £112, £110 Cardew Hall, £140 The Stackyard, £125 Greensyke, Texel £126 (x2) Greensyke, £124 (x2), £114, £110 Noble Mill Farm, £122, £120, £114 The Stackyard, £120 Baggrow Farm, £112, £104 Wetheral Shields, £107, £103 Plumpton Foot Farm, £102, £100 Baggrow Farm, Suffolk £122, £112 Mill Farm, £121, £120, £111, £100 Greensyke, £114, £106 Birks Farm, £107 Plumpton Foot Farm, £107, £100 Hen Moss Farm, £100 Baggrow Farm, Bleu Du Maine £114 Greensyke, Dorset £108 Plumpton Foot Farm, Zwartbles £104 Wetheral Shields.

Leading Prices per kilo: Beltex 345.5p, 320p, 307.3p, 304.8p, 291.4p, 291p, 282.6p, 277.6p, 275p, 274.4p Cardew Hall, 333.3p The Stackyard, 290.7p Greensyke, Texel 297.6p, 275.9p, 268.2p The Stackyard, 293p, 273.9p Greensyke, 263.8p, 263.8p Mill Farm, Bleu Du Maine 281.5p Greensyke, Suffolk 271.9p, 266.7p, 264.3p Greensyke, 254.2p, 251.7p Mill Farm, 253.3p, 243.7p Birks Farm, 243.9p Hen Moss Farm, Dorset 257.1p Plumpton Foot Farm, Zwartbles 231.1p Wetheral Shields.

Prime Hoggs –
Leading Prices per head: Texel
£114 Field House, £111, £101 (x2) Sunny Gill Farm, £108, £107 (x2), £104 Field House, £106 Mill Farm, £104 Clifton Moor, £104, £103, £102 Glebelands, £103, £102 (x2) High Brow,   Beltex £104 Sunny Gill Farm, £99, £94 Upper Senwick, Blackfaced £100, £88.80, £81.80, £80 Smalmstown Farm, £88 Mirkbooths, £85 Barhill Avenue, £84 Brisco Hill, Hill Cheviot £99 Street Head Farm, £91 Woodhouses Farm, £90 Mirkbooths, Kerry Hill £94, £86 High House, Greyfaced £89, £87 Mirkbooths, Suffolk £86 Hayton Brow.

Leading Prices per kilo: Texel 250p Mill Farm, 234.1p, 223.3p Glebelands, 230.4p Mill Farm, 225p Old Church Farm, 222.2p Hayclose, 221.4p Clifton Moor, 221.3p, 217.8p, 215.1p, 221.3p, 217.8p, 215.1p Hayclose, 216.7p, 216.7p Field House, 214.9p Sunny Gill Farm, 214p High Brow Nelson, 213p Bowscale Farm, 210.9p, 210.6p Ullock Mains, Beltex 232.4p Newbiggin Farm, 230.2p, 213.6p Upper Senwick, 229.7p Baggrow Farm, 208p Sunny Gill Farm, 186p Baggrow Farm, Hill Cheviot 215.2p Street Head Farm, 214.3p Mirkbooths, 206.8p Woodhouses Farm, Blackfaced 212.5p, 211.4p, 211.2p, 210.5p, 202.5p Smalmstown Farm, 210p Brisco Hill, Kerry Hill 202.2p High House.

Cast Ewe-
Leading price per head:
Texel £134 (x2) Clifton Moor, Suffolk £118 Westfield House Farm, Dutch Texel £116 Low Houses, Bleu Du Maine £108 Birks Farm, Beltex £100 Westfield House Farm, Lleyn £88 High Acres, Greyfaced £88 Baggow Farm, Blackfaced £74 Underbrow Farm, Swaledale £64 Highside Farm.

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