Borderway Store and Breeding Sheep Sale

7th October 2019

At Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Monday 7th October Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly sale of Store sheep.

STORE SHEEP: Monday 7th October saw another large show of store lambs forward at Borderway seeing all sheep much dearer on the week.

Top price of the day was paid for a Texel cross ram from Messrs Boyes, Middle Gill, Whitehaven peaking at £100.  All classes proved much dearer on the week seeing some consignments £5 up on the sale.  £80 was hit twice, firstly for a pen of 20 Texel cross from Messrs Bird, Ghyll House, Wreay and secondly for a Beltex from David Morrow, The Paddock, Silloth.

Leading prices per head: Beltex £100 Middle Gill, £80, £70 (x2), £67.50, £58 The Paddock, £57.50 Penny Hill Park, £55, £53.50 Main Street, £52.50 Littletown Farm Texel £80 Ghyll House, £73 Border Rigg, £69, £60, £59 Chapel House, £68.50 Middle Gill, £66.50, £63 The Paddock, £66, £60 Milton Mains, £66, £63 Mill Farm, £64.50 Middle Moor, £64, £59.50 New House, £64 Burthwaite, £61.50 Ellonby Road, £61.50, £60 Kiln Croft, £61 Whiteside Suffolk £65, £55.50 Low Greenside, £63 Kiln Croft, £60 Ellonby Road, £57.50 Park Head, £51 Penny Hill Park Kerry Hill £62, £42 Middle Gill Cheviot £55 Low Greenside Greyfaced £55, £51, £47.50 Penny Hill Park, £51 Fairhill, £48 Low Greenside Herdwick £52 Middle Gill Swaledale £27 Ottercops.

BREEDING SHEEP: Following the store sheep there was a small entry of breeding sheep concluded by an entry of Innovis breeding females.  The breeders once again saw a large continental demand seeing a pen of Texel cross shearlings from Messrs Waugh, Albyfield, Heads Nook top the sale at £156.

The run of Innovis females met with good demand for the better bred hoggs with smaller and lesser sheep making no more than store price.

Leading prices per head:
Shearling Gimmers: Texel £156, £120 Albyfield Beltex £100 Dinwoodie Green Suffolk £90 Demense Farm.

Ewes: Texel £93 Pattieshill Greyfaced £72, £70 Sale Fell House., £95 Outgang Farm, Suffolk £99, £96, £84 Hall Farm, £93, £88, £80 Outgang Farm, Herdwick £62, £45 Applegarth.

Ewe Lambs: LLeyn £70 Leapsrigg.

Innovis Shearling Gimmers: Aberfield £130, £125, £115 Bowhill.

Innovis Ewe Lambs: Aberfield £95, £72.50 East Mellwaters, £84, £80 Brandon Hall, £61, £60, £58 Lemmington Hill Head, £54, £53 (x2) Hallrule Abertex £60, £59 Lemmington Hill Head.

For further information on store and breeding sheep sales a Borderway please contact David Fearon 07500173273.