Borderway Sale of Store & Weanling Cattle

4th September 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1318 head at their Weekly Wednesday Cattle Sale at Borderway comprising of 778 Catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered Store Bulls and Stirks,  310 Calves and 230 Dairy cattle in the monthly Borderway Dairy Day

STORE CATTLE – A great entry of 594 head were forward at the weekly store sale.  All classes of cattle were well bid with 48 active buyers around the ring with best forward types sharper than last week, however second quality sorts met a more limited pricing structure.  Topping the days trade at £1250 was a fabulous Limousin x bullock from Messrs J W Slack & Son, Newby Farm, Carlisle.  Heifers sold to £1130 for a great forward heifer sold by W McKie, Lawrence Holme, Wigton.  Angus bullocks sold to £1140 for a pair from Messrs Story, Blackrigg, Longtown,

A feature of the sale were some great Charolais cattle which sold to £1185 for an outstanding bullock from Messrs Udale, Sideways Bank, Penrith.  Dairy bred Blue bullocks sold to £1125 for a cracking animal from Messrs TH & PA Johnston, Westray, Cockermouth. Under 12 month old cattle sold to £1015 for a beautiful pair of Limousin bullocks sold by RG & LA Grieve, Whiteside Farm, Hexham.

Leading prices:
Steers: Limousin £1250 (x2) £1200 £1165 £1105 Newby Farm, £1180 (x2) Blackrigg, £1175 £1065 Barton Dale, £1105 Well Head Farm, £1100 Heatheridge Farm, £1100 (x2) Westray Farm, £1085 (x3) Carrcoats Hall, £1075 Broathill, £1050 Shillafield £1045 Southerfield Hall, £1035 Ballacutchel Road, £1015 (x2) Whiteside Farm, Charolais £1185 £1060 Sideway Bank £1175 £1070 Rigg Head, £1175 Westray Farm, £1135 £1130 £1100 Midtown Farm, £1085 (x2) High Park Foot, £1070 £1025 Corriehills Farm, £1035 Ballacutchel Road, Aberdeen Angus £1140 (x2) £1125 (x2) Blackrigg, £1075 (x4) Stainton House Farm £1060 (x3) Walton Woodhead, £930 (x2) Harley Croft, £905 (x3) Swordwellrigg Farm, British Blue £1125 Westray Farm, £1085 Kilnknowe, £1070 £1045 £1035 Broathill, £965 High Drum, Continental £1055 Ballacutchel Road, Shorthorn £1045 Westray Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1035 (x3) Town End Farm, Blonde £960 Brackenthwaite Farm, Saler £932 (x3) Barrhill Avenue, Holstein Friesian £910 £905 £900 £840 £835 (x2) Tarn Lodge Farm, £845 (x4) Crookdyke, Friesian £900 (x2) Leesrigg Farm, Fleckvieh £845 Wardpark, Simmental £840 High Drum.

 Heifers: Limousin £1130 Lawrence Holme, £1100 Harley Croft, £1100 Rigg Head, £1065 The Holt, £1065 Eden Bank Farm, £1065 Slealands, £1045 (x3) Cross Hill, £1035 £1020 £970 £960 Eden Bank Farm,  £1025 (x2) Cross Hill, £1015 £1000 (x2) Stubbsgill Farm, £995 Wolsty Farm, £975 Sideway Bank, £975 Whiteside Farm, Charolais £1100 (x2) High Park Foot, £1045 £900 (x3) Stenries View, £1025 £935 (x2) Rigg Head, £915 Whiteside Farm, £900 Old Silloth Farm, British Blue £1090 £1085 £1025 (x2) £1005 Lawrence Holme, £1000 (x2) £930 (x3) Monkhill Hall Farm, £975 Eden Bank Farm, £950 Southerfield Hall, £945 Dearham Hall, £945 Woodslee, £935 Wham Head Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1025 £925 Blackrigg £905 Breckonhill Farm, Blonde £935 Brackenthwaite Farm, Belted Galloway £865 Ballacutchel Road.

WEANED CATTLE: A larger show of 249 were forward with trade slower due the bad weather of late.  Good quality cattle were still good to sell but second grade were cheaper on the week.

Bulls saw a much better trade with well grown bulls and good quality animals much dearer on the week.  An exceptional pen of Limousin bulls from Messrs Pattinson, Bonshawside topped the Limousin section at £1100 followed by another at £1040.  The top price on the day was a British Blue cross bull from Messrs Forbes, Dykehead, Blackford which peaked the bulls and sold at £1195.

Bulls: British Blue £1195 Dykehead, £700 Rotherhope, Limousin £1100 Bonshawside, £1005 £1000 £920 £820 The Ash, £955 £945 £915 £825 Harelawhill Farm £950 £910 £775 Rotherhope Farm, £935 Lochbank Farm, £710 Charlesfield, Simmental £690 (x2) Castlewigg Farm, £650 (x2) Dornock Mains, Beef Shorthorn £650 £625 Cardewlees Farm, £620 (x2) £600 Cardewlees, Romagnola £630 Maidencoates, Aberdeen Angus £425 (x3) £425 Chalkside.

Steers: Limousin £865 £800 The Ash, £820 Holme Lea, £750 (x2) Stone House, £740 Parkside Farm,  £650 Middle Brownrigg, Aberdeen Angus £800 Edenbanks, £775 (x2) £690 (x4) Row Brow Park, £740 Campingholm, £585 Sandysike Farmhouse, £585 Lakehead Farm, Blonde £775 Oakbank Farm, Montbelairde £760 Oakbank Farm, British Blue £740 £710 (x3) £680 Heather Croft, £660 Pasture House, Simmental £675 Nirvana, Hereford £630 (x2) Sandysike Farmhouse, Holstein Friesian £375 (x2) Bolt How, £350 (x7) Mosside Farm.

Heifers: British Blue £815 £690 Oakbank Farm, £650 Burnthwaite  £600 Far Brownrigg, Limousin £755 £710 £680 Parkside, £680 (x2) £620 Pasture House, £650 (x2) Crookholm Farm, Simmental £660 (x4) Nirvana, £630 (x4) Kirktleton House, Charolais £645 £625 Maidencoates, Aberdeen Angus £480 Edenbanks, £400 (x2) Burnthwaite, Hereford £400 Mount Pleasant.