Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Report

20th June 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1214 head of Cattle at their weekly Wednesday sale at Borderway comprising of 776 catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered  Store Bulls and Stirks, 278 Calves and 146 Cataloged Dairy Pedigree Cattle in the monthly Border & Lakeland Club sale and 14 commercial dairy cows.  In this month’s Club sale was the dispersal sale of the Lonning Herd from J Todhunter & Sons, Lonning Farm, Wigton.

STORE CATTLE –  A very good entry of 404 store cattle forward selling 403.  All classes sold very well and achieved a day’s top of £1425 for a Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Wood, Arnold House, Carlisle.  The same vendor sold a further two to £1410 and £1400.  Blonde crosses to £1400 from Messrs Brown, Greenfield Farm, Bishop Auckland and two Aberdeen Angus crosses to £1190 from Messrs Hall, Kelsick House, Wigton.  Steers sold to a top of £1300 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Ferguson, Sandbed Farm, Longtown.  £1295 for a Limousin cross from Messrs Potts, Chapel House , £1290 for a Charolais from Messrs Kyle, Spout Bank, Brampton and £1275 for two Aberdeen Crosses again from Messrs Kyle.

Black and whites topped at £1190 for a Holstein Friesian from Messrs Harrison, Dundraw, Wigton.

Leading prices per head:
Heifers: Limousin £1425, £1410, £1400, £1340 £1290 £1195 (x2) Arnold House, £1305 Rye Close, £1250 Lords Close, £1195 (x3) Maryland Farm, £1195 (x2) £1180 Lairdlaugh, £1180, £1160 Chapel House, Blonde £1400, £1245, £1180, £1155 Greenfield Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1190 (x2) Kelsick House, £1110, £1095  Brisco Hall, £1100 (x3) Grassings Farm, £1050 Greenmoorside, £1020 Thornship Farm, British Blue £1185 Grassings Farm, £1130 Newhall Farm, £1125 (x2) Dacre Lodge, £1110 Pallet Hill Farm, Charolais £1175, £1155 Hillhead, £1030 (x2) £1005 (x3) Mossband Hall, Simmental £1080 £1015, £1000 Brisco Hall, £1070 Arnold House, Shorthorn £955 (x2) Brisco Hall, Holstein Friesian £880 Greenmoorside, Beef Shorthorn £915 Brocklerigg.

Steers: British Blue £1300 £1275 £1175 £1120 Sandbed, £1290 (x2) Newtown Farm, £1255 (x2) Blackrigg Farm, £1210 £1120 (x8) Riggshields, £1175 Kilnknowe, £1160 New Sandsfield, £1120 £1075 Croft House, £1090 (x4) Carleton Hill Farm, £1090 (x4) Blackrigg Farm, £1060 Whitchester Farm, £1050 (x4) Lamonby Hall, Limousin £1295 Chapel House, £1275 £1240 Arnold House, £1265 Lairdlaugh, £1255 (x2) Wham Head Farm, £1200 Glebe Farm, £1195 Reaygarth, £1195 Newtown Farm, £1195 (x2) Rye Close, £1190 Thornship Farm, £1180 (x2) Gapshields, £1155 Hillhead, £1150 (x3) Kilnford Croft, £1150 New Sandsfield £1150 King Street, £1130 Shankfield Head, £1130 The Throp, Charolais £1290, £1090 Spout Bank, £1230 (x2) Hillhead, Aberdeen Angus £1275 (x2) Spout Bank, £1260, £1250, £1225 Arnold House, £1205, £1120, £1110 Thornship Farm, £1150 (x5) Stainton House Farm, £1095 High Rigg, £1080 (x5) Parcelstown, Holstein Friesian £1190 Dundraw Farm, £890 (x2), Simmental £1120 Standing Stonerigg, £1055 £1040 Oakbank, Saler £1040 (x2) Castle Nook, Fleckvieh £1075 £910 (x2) King Street, Hereford £950 Newhall Farm, Friesian £780 Bolton Hall, Montbelairde £890 King Street, £760 Stonewalls.

WEANERS –  A very large show of 372 weanlings were forward with a very large ring side of buyers which ensured that all classes were good to sell.  Messrs Dean, Kirkhouse Farm, sold an 11 month old Limousin bull for £1110 and Messrs Wallace & Co, Mains of Collin Farm sold a 13 month old Limousin x bull for £1050.  Messrs Harrison, Sydney Place sold four 10 month old Limousin x bullocks for £1120 and Messrs Walton,  Penpeugh cattle topped at £1110 for an 11 month old Limousin x bullock.

Leading Prices per head
Steers: Charolais £1200 Muirston Farm, Limousin £1120 (x4) Sydney Place, £1110 £1090 Penpeugh, British Blue £1060 West Brownrigg, £910 (X2) Staingills, Aberdeen Angus £740, £700 Brayshaw, Friesian £640 (x3) Longlands, Hereford £610 Orchard House, Montbelairde £600 Brayshaw.

Bulls: Limousin £1110 Kirkhouse Farm, £1050 Mains of Collin Farm, Charolais £850 (x2) £830 Greenknowe, British Blue £845 Staingills, £840 (x2) Terraughtie Farm, Saler £760 (x2) Castle Nook, Montbelairde £640 Upper Portrack, Fleckvieh £650 (x2) Lowther Low Moor, £630 (x2) Mouswald Grange, Hereford £630 Mouswald Grange, Stabiliser £500 Mosergh Farm, Friesian £430 Hollands Farm, Holstein Friesian £420 Brunt Hill.

Heifers: Limousin £1100 Dornock Mains, £1070 Muirston Farm, £930 (x2) Sarkshields, British Blue £995 Church Farm, £985 Inglewood Bank, £905 Edge, Hereford £980 Edge, Aberdeen Angus £975 (x3) Whitrigg Grange, Charolais £905 Edge, Blonde £850 Park House Farm, Fleckvieh £830 Lowther Low Moor.