Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

25th April 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 984 head of cattle at their Weekly Wednesday Sale at Borderway consisting of 804 Catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered Store bulls and Stirks and 180 Calves.

All classes of rearing, grazing and feeding cattle met a very sharp enquiry before a large ring of buyers, with all classes good to sell.  Many more could have been sold to advantage.

STORE CATTLE – A larger entry of 472 store cattle forward selling far dearer on the week helped by the slight uptake in the weather.  Top overall was a British Blue cross heifer from Messrs Holliday & Graham, Bolton Wood Lane, Wigton selling to £1380.  Simmentals to £1355 from Mr Stott, Shaw Head, Longtown.  Limousins to £1270 on two occasions, firstly by Messrs Wood, Arnold House, Carlisle and secondly by Messrs Hodgson, Green Farm, Penrith.

Steers sold to a top of £1290 for a British Blue cross from Messrs Ivison, Cooper House, Newcastle,  Limousins to £1285 from Far Close Farm, Ltd, Appleby.  Simmentals to £1270 from Messrs Lloyd, Fishergill, Wigton and Aberdeen Angus to £1225 for two from Messrs Story, Blackrigg, Longtown. Black and whites very easily sold and steers topped at £1045 from Messrs Moscrop, Rye Close, Carlisle. More could have been sold to vendors advantage, please advise entries.

Leading prices per head:
Heifers: British Blue £1380 Bolton Wood Lane, £1185 (x3) Carleton Hill Farm, £1145 Park House, £1100 Fishergill, £1085 (x2) Fauldie, £1075 Beckhall Farm, £1075 (x6) Cranberry, Simmental £1355 Shaw Head, £1240, £1220 Sheepfields, £1100 (x3) Yew Tree Farm, £1040 Stenries, £1020 Cranberry, Limousin £1270 £1170  Arnold House, £1270, £1200  Green Farm, £1250 Far Close, £1250 Newtown Farm, £1195 (x2) Briggle Farm, £1185 Stenries, £1180, £1175 Bolton Wood Lane, £1170 (x4) Park View, £1160 £1150 Hawkrigg Farm, Charolais £1190, £1150 Arnold House, £1020 Cranberry, Holstein £1070 Fauldie, Beef Shorthorn £1020 Arnold House, Aberdeen Angus £995 (x3) Cranberry, £980 Briggle Farm, £940 (x3) Fauldie, Saler £955 Briggle Farm, Hereford £835 Newtown Farm, £835 Crookdyke, Shorthorn £800 Fauldie.

Steers: British Blue £1290 Cooper House Farm, £1280 Fishergill, £1280 Carleton Hill Farm, £1270 Cranberry, £1235 Far Close, £1225 Park House, £1220 Beech House, £1200 Hainings Farm, £1190, £1160  Stenries, £1180 Flatt, £1150 Beckhall Farm, Limousin £1285 Far Close Farm,  £1270 Rye Close, £1270, £1265 £1220  Haber, £1255 (x2) Arnold House, £1250 (x2) Shield Green, £1215 Stenries, £1210, £1190, £1175   West Cocklaw, £1200 Beckhall Farm, £1200 (x2) Blackrigg, £1190 Green Farm, £1180, £1175 Flowery Hirst, Simmental £1270 Fishergill, £1260 Shield Green, £1235 Stenries, £1210 (x3) Cranberry, £1200 (x2) Haber, Beef Shorthorn £1260 Newtown Farm £1000 Rye Close, Aberdeen Angus £1225 (x2) Blackrigg, £1200 (x2) Cranberry, £1170 Rye Close, £1170 (x4) Silver Lea, £1090 (x2) Swordwellrigg Farm, £1080 Briggle Farm, £1060 Greystone House, £1050 Mossband Hall, £1025 (x3) £1000 Stainton House Farm,  Charolais £1210 Cranberry, £1180 Haber, £1145 Spout Bank, £1110 (x2) Low Houses, £1100 (x2) The Grove, Hereford £1180 Swordwellrigg Farm, South Devon £1155 Spout Bank, Shorthorn £1135 Stenries, Friesian £1045, £990 (x3), £915 (x3) Rye Close, Holstein £1010 New Bampton Farm, £1010 West Cocklaw, Montbelairde £960 (x2) Greystone House, Blue Grey, £905 (x7) £870 Ottercops, Fleckvieh £820 (x2) Burn House, Holstein Friesian £700 (x3), £690 (x4) Crookdyke, £625 Mouswald Grange, £615 (x2) West Cocklaw.

WEANERS- A larger show of 332 weanlings were forward with a better show of beef bred cattle coming forward with a larger ring side of buyers ensuring a much improved trade. Messrs Henshall, Sarkshields sold two Pure Limousin bulls for £1100 and £1040 at 11 months of age.   Messrs Walton & Sons, Greyside Farm run of cattle topped at £1035 for a 12 month old Simmental x bullock.  Messrs Mattinson & Son, Burthwaite sold a Limousin x 10 month old heifer for £990.

Leading Prices per head:
Bulls: Limousin £1100, £1040 Sarkshields Farm, £990, £955 Westfield House Farm, £980, £960 Greyside, Simmental £990 High Griseburn, British Blue £980 Sarkshields Farm, £970 New Bampton Farm, Aberdeen Angus £850 (x3) Ibrak, Holstein Friesian £730 West Cocklaw, £610 (x5), £570 (x2) East Park, Hereford £640 Westfield House Farm, Fleckvieh £615 (x2) Mouswald Grange.

Steers: Simmental £1035 (x2) Greyside Farm, Beef Shorthorn £980 Garvilland, Limousin £945 (x2) £920 (x2) Skiddaw View, £900 (x3) Crow Hall, British Blue £940 Desoglin, Charolais £905 Isel Old Park, White Park £850 West Rennington, Aberdeen Angus £795 (x2) Garvilland, Friesian £790 Edenbanks, Holstein Friesian £595 (x4) £580 (x4) Round Hill.

Heifers: Limousin £990 Burthwaite, £950 (x2) Glenlea, £920 Low Moorhouse Farm, £900 (x2) Brocklerigg, Simmental £970 Greyside, Charolais £900 Brocklerigg, British Blue £890 Crow Hall, £880 Skiddaw View Cottage.