Borderway Sale of Store & Weanling Cattle

21st November 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 757 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle comprising of 580 catalogued Store Cattle, un-entered Store bulls and Stirks and 177 Calves.

A smaller entry in all departments saw a sharper trade all round, many more could have been sold to advantage, contact any of the team at Borderway to enter stock for next week.

STORE CATTLE – A good entry of 426 store cattle forward with an increased show of quality saw trade dearer on the week.  Top overall was achieved by Messrs Rome, Niven Hill, Gretna who peaked at £1340 on two occasions for a Limousin cross heifer.  Messrs Rome’s four heifers averaged £1317.  Charolais to £1300 from Messrs Lawson, New House, Carlisle.  Steers sold to a day’s top of £1300 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Lloyd, Fishergill, Wigton,  Limousins to £1240 twice firstly Messrs Tiffin, Wham Head, Penrith and secondly by Messrs Udale, Sideway Bank, Penrith for a further two.  More could have been sold to vendor’s advantage.  Please advise entries to the Auctioneers or main office

Leading prices per head:

Heifers: Limousin £1340 (x2), £1300 £1290 Niven Hill, £1300 £1230 Lawrence Holme, £1250 Flimby Hall Farm, £1250 £1190, £1170 Newby Farm, £1230 Newfield Farm, £1135 Croft House, £1100 Hawkrigg Farm, Charolais £1300 New House Farm, £970 (x2) Clappers, £940 Sideway Bank, British Blue £1140 £1000 Fishergill, £1135 New House Farm, £1070 Lawrence Holme, Saler £1105 (x2) Colstons, Simmental £890 Briggle, £885 Underhelm, Montbelairde £810 Moor Park Farm, Blonde £800 £775 Brackenthwaite Farm.

Steers: British Blue £1300 Fishergill, £1205 (x2) New House Farm, £1180 Wham Head Farm, £1125 Grange Grassing, £1125 Whinney Hill Farm, £1120 (x4) Briggle Farm, £1100 Woodfoot, £1080 (x2) £1055 (x2) Stenries, £1075 (x2) Dry Evers, £1040 Old Silloth Farm, Limousin £1240 Wham Head Farm, £1240 (x2) £1110 Sideway Bank, £1230 Newfield Farm, £1185 Newby Farm, £1170 Hawkrigg Farm, £1145 £1100 Haresceugh Castle, £1140 £1130, £1100 (x3)  Beech House, £1140 £1110 West Farm, £1100 Harper Hill Farm, £1100 Longrow, Charolais £1185 £1145 Stenries, £1130, £1080 Clappers, Simmental £1180 (x2) £1120 New House Farm, £1115 (x2) £1035 (x2) Horsegills, £1035 (x2) Stenries, Montbelairde £1120 Briggle Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1070 Midtown Farm, £1060 (x5) Briggle Farm, £1030 (x7) Whinney Hill Farm, Blonde £1055 Grange Grassing, Beef Shorthorn £1000 Harper Hill Farm, Hereford £800 Lamonby Hall, Friesian £780 (x2) Middle Farm, £710 The Nook, Belted Galloway £780 Gamerigg Farm, Holstein Friesian £705 The Nook £650 Waingate Head.

WEANED CATTLE: The sale of weaned cattle proved much dearer than previous weeks seeing a very busy ring side throughout the sale with some cattle being £60-£70 up on the week.

Topping the sale was a tremendous Limousin x bull from Messrs Rennie & Sons, Sydenham, Kelso peaking at £1040 with his following animals selling very well at £950, £930 and £920. Shapely bulls were well bid for with an eight month old Limousin bull from Messrs Park, Cowranside, Howmill selling for £950.

In the weaned steer and heifer section they also sold very well seeing vendor leaving highly delighted.  Steers sold to £960 for a Simmental x bullock from Messrs Caddy, 16 The Crescent, Egremont and heifers topped for a pen of four British Blues from Messrs Harrison, Sleightholme selling at £900.

Leading prices: Bulls: Limousin £1040 £950, £930, £920 Sydenham Farms, £990 Walton Woodhead, £950, £810 Cowranside Farm, £640 Cowgate Farm, Holstein Friesian £440, £355 (x2) Romesbeoch, £300 (x2) Brunt Hill.

Steers: Simmental £960 The Crescent, Limousin £945 £860 £755 Aldoth Farm, £860 (x2) £760 (x4) £730 Ridley Farm, £815, £745 Rouchester Farm, £655 Laversdale Farm, £620, £610 Lincowell, Charolais £845 (x2) Rouchester Farm, £730 Ridley Farm,Aberdeen Angus £740 (x7) £640 (x3) Belsay Barns, British Blue £630 Walloway, £605 (x8) Glebelands, Holstein Friesian £330 Elva Plain Farm, £270 (x3) Holmewrangle
Heifers: British Blue £900 (x4) Sleightholme, £630 (x2) £620 (x2) Greenhill Farm, £620 The Ash, £600 Walloway, Charolais £810 The Ash, £610 Laversdale Farm, Aberdeen Angus £730 (x4) Brocklerigg, £570 East Farm, Limousin £805 Rouchester Farm, £800 (x2) £740 Cowranside Farm, £760 Cowlyers Farm, £725 £615 Walloway, £670 Pathways, £655 £650 The Ash, £630 Greenhill Farm.