Borderway Sale of Store & Weanling Cattle

27th March 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 976 head of cattle at their Weekly Wednesday Sale, comprising of 740 catalogued store cattle and un-entered store bulls and stirks and 236 calves.

All classes of cattle continue to sell well, with more required in every section to satisfy the growing number of buyers attending Borderway’s Wednesday sale.

STORE CATTLE – Yet another good entry of 510 store cattle forward with all classes dearer on the week.  Top overall was £1310 for a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Dobson, East View, Carlisle.  Aberdeen Angus crosses to £1115 from Messrs Story, Blackrigg, Longtown and British Blues to £1100 from Messrs Graham, Carleton Hill, Carlisle.

Steers sold to £1255 for a Simmental cross steer for Messrs Potts, Chapel House, Brampton.  British Blues to £1240 from Messrs Hodgson, White House, Penrith.  The same vendor also sold the top priced Limousin cross to £1220.   Holstein Friesians peaked at £1160 for a pen of four from Messrs Atkinson Hawkrigg, Appleby.

Further information on the sale of store cattle at Borderway, please contact Auctioneers James Little 07872 840685 or Grant Anderson 07872 129274.

Leading prices per head:

Heifers: Limousin £1310 £1150 £1120 £1080 East View Farm, £1235 (x2) £1105 £1090 (x2) Halls Oven, £1185 Auchenhill, £1140 Lairdlaugh, £1125 (x3) Blackrigg, £1100 Shield Green,

Aberdeen Angus £1115 (x3) £1090 Blackrigg, £1060 £1000 (x3) Crowdieknowe Farm, £950 (x2) Hesket Demain, British Blue £1100 (x2) Carleton Hill Farm, £1025 Fishergill, £1005 (x3) Stenries Farm, £970 (x2) Hesket Demain, Charolais £1040 Stenries Farm, Simmental £1010 Macey Bank Farm, Hereford £990, £970 Greenwrae.

Steers: Simmental £1255, £1220 Chapel House, £1155 Newtown Farm, British Blue £1240 £1190 White House, £1230 £1210 £1190 (x2) Nether Ernambrie Farm, £1220, £1190  Flothers, £1130 £1120 Sandbed Farm, £1100 Brackenhill Rigg, Limousin £1220 White House, £1190 Nether Ernambrie Farm, £1180 (x2) 4 The Howes, £1180 (x4) Croft House Farm, £1180 £1160 (x2) Blackrigg, £1160 Midtown Farm, £1150 Newtown Farm, £1145 Longrow Farm, £1140 Fishergill, £1130 The Swaites, £1120 Espland £1120 Brackenhill Rigg, £1115 Stenries Farm, £1110 Chapel House, £1110 Newtown Farm, £1105 Fishergill, Stabiliser £1175, £1145, £1080 The Swaites, Holstein Friesian £1160 (x4) Hawkrigg Farm, £855 (x3) Carrick Dean, £765 Tarn Lodge Farm, Charolais £1150 Stenries Farm, £1140 (x2) £1090 Hillhead, £1070 Cooper House Farm, £1065 Midtown Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1140, £1075, £1000 (x2) Espland, Hereford £1145 (x3) White House, Aberdeen Angus £1140 (x2) 4 The Howes, £910 Burn House, £905 (x3) Hope House Farm, Shorthorn £1075 £925 Espland, Fleckvieh £945 (x2) Espland, Friesian £825 (x5), £800 Pinegrove, Holstein £780, £745, £730 (x2) Blue Dial Farm.

WEANERS- A larger show of 235 weanlings were forward with a good crowd of buyers ensuring that all lots sold well.

Messrs Cowx & Son, Townend Farm run of Simmental bulls topped at £1075 and £1000 at 11 months of age.  Messrs Norwood, Greystone House, sold a Limousin bull for £1045.  Messrs Hastings & Son, Auchenhill sold 3 Simmental cross bulls at £975.  Messrs Tallentire, High Griseburn sold a Limousin x bullock for £1045 and from the same home sold Limousin x heifers for £1040 and £1030.

For further information on the sale of weaned calves at Borderway, please contact Auctioneers David Holliday 07710 189804 or David Fearon 07764 573436.

Leading Prices:

Bulls: Simmental £1075 £1000 £965 (x2) Town End Farm, £975 (x3) Auchenhill, Limousin £1045 Greystone House, £935 Bayle Hill, Hereford £725 (x3) Mouswald Grange, Fleckvieh £685 (x2) £655 (x4) Mouswald Grange, Montbelairde £565 Mouswald Grange.

Steers: Limousin £1045 High Griseburn, £960 Kellah, £880 Bailey Town, Hereford £795, £725 Stonehouse, Holstein £765 (x2) Edenbanks, Aberdeen Angus £635 Lordstown Farm, Holstein Friesian £600 School Hill, £540 (x2) Bailey Town, Fleckvieh £595 (x4) Stannock Farm, Norwegian Red £540 (x3) Bailey Town, £500 (x2) Stannock Farm, Friesian £540 (x3) Bailey Town, British Blue £965 Broomhills, £855 (x2) Desoglin, Blonde  £710 Shaw Head, Swedish Red & White £700 Skiddaw View Cottage

Heifers: Limousin £1040, £1030 High Griseburn, £990 The Knarr, £850 Bayle Hill, British Blue £875 The Knarr, £820 Castle Rigg Farm, £800 Nunfield, Charolais £735 (x2) Greyrigg, £730 Ross Farm, Aberdeen Angus £745 Wheyrigg House, Hereford £715 School Hill.