Borderway Sale of Store Cattle & Weanlings

13th November 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward over 1146 cattle at their weekly Wednesday sale at Borderway, comprising of 600 Catalogued store cattle and unentered store bulls and stirks and 232 young calves. Also this day was the Monthly Border and Lakeland Club sale which attracted an entry of 67 Dairy cows and a Reduction Sale of 170 from the Orton Grange Herd on behalf of Mr R Martin, Great Orton, Carlisle.

STORE CATTLE – A full ring side of buyers once again ensured the best possible rate were achieved with all classes keenly bid for.  The sale topped at £1300 for an outstanding Limousin x bullock from J D Bowman, Croft House, Penrith.  Heifers sold to £1130 for a great pair of British Blue x from Messrs Holliday, New Bampton, Wigton who’s a run of dairy Beef Cross heifers sold to average £1112 a head.

Leading prices: Steers: Limousin £1300 £1155 £1135 Croft House, £1085 (x2) Beckhall Farm, £1065 £1045 (x2) Lairdlaugh, £1065 Hawkrigg Farm, £1045 £975 £935 Wood Head, £1035 Town House, £1030 Sideway Bank, £1025 Heggle Lane, £1000 Wood Head, £985 £965 Greenwrae, £985 £975 Bracken Howe, Charolais £1140, £1115 Hillhead, £1095 £1060 Sideway Bank, British Blue £1135 Barton Dale, £1105 (x3) £985 Bank Farm, £1100 £945 Heggle Lane Farm, £1015 Beech House, £1005 £935 The Craggs, £990 (x2) Cumcatch Farm, £985 £960 Town Foot Farm, £985 (x2) Beckhall Farm, £985 £970 High Old Shield Farm, £975 £945 £935 (x3) Walton Woodhead, Aberdeen Angus £1120 £1045 £1035 Walton Woodhead, £1075 Lairdlaugh, £1065 Cockley Bank, £1065 (x6) Briggle Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1100, £1075 £1035 Greenwrae, Simmental £1085 Chapel House, £1025 Heggle Lane Farm, MRI £1055 (x2) Chapel House, Hereford £1055 £915 (x2) Heggle Lane Farm, £955 (x2) Beech House, £925 Bracken Howe, Bazadaise £1000 Balnamoon Farm, Saler £945 (x2) Westnewton Hall, Blonde £855 (x2) £845 (x2) Brackenthwaite Farm, Montbelairde £855 Rye Close, Holstein Friesian £835 Lagganmore Cottage, £795 (x6) Cockley Bank, Friesian £800 (x2) Rye Close, £800 (x5) Midtown Farm.

Heifers: British Blue £1130 (x2) £1100 (x3) Newbampton Farm, £1100 Newton Field, £1055 Town House, £1030 Ladywells, £1005 £960 The Craggs, £1005 £955 Seymour House, £1000 Middle Bank End Farm, £990 (x2) Hesket Demain, £975 Cote House Farm, £975 West Farm, £975 (x2) £965 (x2) Torpenhow Hall, £950 Sleightholme, £945 Hesket Demain, £945 (x2) Bank Farm, Limousin £1110 Croft House, £1085 Lairdlaugh, £1080 Beckhall Farm, £1075 £985 £925 Bank Farm £1000 (x3) Hawkrigg Farm, £1000 £995 £985 £915 Claycrop Farm, £965 £955 High Flowery Hirst, £950 Bracken Howe, £945 Chapel House, £935 (x3) High Bow, £925 Sideway Bank, £925 Sleightholme, Charolais £1075 Hillhead, £1065 £865 Balnamoon Farm, £885 (x2) £855 Stockber, £865 (x4) £815 (x3) Cassondyke, £850 Riggfoot Farm, Simmental £1055 Cockleybank, £955 £820 Balnamoon Farm, £835 Kiloran, Aberdeen Angus £1010 (x2) Yew Tree Farm, £955 Solway View, £945 Town House, £925 Balnamoon Farm, £900 (x4) Briggle Farm, Saler £825 Balnamoon Farm.

WEANED CATTLE: A good show of 249 weanling were forward with a larger crowd of buyers ensuring a great trade throughout.  Messrs Todd & Son, The Cragg sold a 6 month old Limousin x bulls for £910 and £900.  Messrs Mounsey, Townhead run of 16-17 month old Limousin x bulls topped at £900.  Messrs Sams, The Firs sold the top priced Limousin x bullock for £890 and Messrs Blamire, Mid Whinnow sold the top priced Blue x heifer which also sold for £890.  Messrs Watt, Field Garth sold a Limousin x cow and Bull calf for £1060.

Bulls: Limousin £910 £900 The Craggs, £900 £850  £800 Townhead, £800 (x2) Spency Croft, Fleckvieh £665 East Bowhill Farm, Hereford £720 Ellonby Hall, Aberdeen Angus £630 (x3) Field House.

Steers: Limousin £890 The Firs, £810 Flothers, Charolais £835 (x2) Garvilland, British Blue £800 (x2) Hallfoot, Aberdeen Angus £865 Milescott, £735 Croft House, Simmental £660 Wetheral Shields.

Heifers: British Blue £890 Mid Whinnow, £755 (x7) Hallfoot, Limousin £860 Beck Farm, £815 Woodfield, £750 Highwood Nook, Aberdeen Angus £760 Corsock, Hereford £700 (x2) Parkside Farm.

Cow & Calf Limousin £1060 Field Garth