Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

16th May 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1383 head of cattle at their Weekly Wednesday Sale at Borderway comprising of 1013 Catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered Store Bulls and Stirks, 315 Calves and 48 Dairy Cattle including the Monthly Sale for the Border & Lakeland Holstein Club.

Borderway was packed as Feeders, Grazers, Rearers and Dairy customers witnessed an excellent selection of cattle in every department.

Over 200 consignors offered cattle and with over 150 active buyers operating, and the sun shining, trade was substantially sharper on the week.

STORE CATTLE –  Another fantastic entry of 630 store cattle were forward and once again a packed ring side of buyers ensured all classes of cattle were keenly bid for leaving all vendors delighted.

Heifers sold to extreme rates and topped the day’s trading at £1355 for an outstanding Limousin x consigned by Messrs Coates, Beck Hall, Canonbie.  Messrs Neill, Thornington Farm,  Wooler sold a marvellous run of dairy bred cattle and topped the bullocks with a pen of five which realised £1300 a head.  They also topped the Friesians with a pen of five selling for £1075.   More cattle required week on week to satisfy demand.

Leading prices per head:
Heifers: Limousin £1355, £1150  Beckhall Farm, £1285 Eden Bank Farm, £1265, £1175  Arnold House, £1255 Dry Howe, £1255 Windy Nook, £1200 Blackrigg Farm, £1200 Ash View, £1190 (x2) Walton Woodhead, £1160 (x2)Arkleby Hall, £1155 West Cocklaw, £1155 Thackwood, £1135 Kirkhouse Farm, £1115 Cold Shields, Parthenais £1285, £1255, £1195 Marina House, British Blue £1275, £1265, £1140, £1065 New House Farm, £1155 (x4) Park House Farm, £1150, £1125  Beckhall Farm, £1085 Sandbed Farm, £1085 (x3) Lamonby Hall, £1075, £1025 Grange Grassing, £1035 Woodhouse, £1030 New Bampton Farm, £1015 Halldykes, £1015 Crossrigg Farm, Charolais £1255 (x2) Old Silloth Farm, £1185 Lankaber, £1175, £1135, £1075, £1045 Arnold House, Simmental £1235 Arnold House, Aberdeen Angus £1135 Ribton House, £1100 Windy Nook, £1075 (x2) Millisle, £1015 Monkhill Hall Farm, £1015 (x3) Cote House Farm. Hereford £1155 Swordwellrigg

Steers: Limousin £1300 (x5) Thornington Farm, £1235 Thackwood, £1180 (x2) Ash View, £1175 Eden Bank Farm, £1165, £1125  Calfpark, £1165 Chapel Farm, £1165 Blackrigg Farm, £1145 Arkleby Hall, £1130 Beech House,  £1120 Woodslee, £1115 Greencarts, £1115 Woodhouse, £1115 Auchenhill, £1115, £1105 Shillafield, Aberdeen Angus £1215 Windy Nook, £1155 £1100 (x4), £1065   Ribton House, £1150 Cranberry, £1085 (x10), £1055 (x2) Chapel Farm, £1015 Woodhouse, Simmental £1285, £1270 Sheepfields, £1200, £1095 New House Farm, £1145 Auchenhill, £1135, £1000 New House Farm, £1135 Lanton House, £1030 (x2) Brampton Fell Farm, Saler £1245, £1150 Lankaber, British Blue £1205 Pond Farm, £1190 (x2) £1170 Sandbed Farm, £1165 Thackwood, £1155, £1130 (x2), £1125 (x2)  Druidhall, £1140 (x2), £1135 (x4), £1130 New Bampton Farm, Charolais £1140, £1015 Low Houses, £1130 Blackrigg Farm, £1055 The Grove, Montbelairde £1100 Swordwellrigg Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1125 (x2) Cranberry, Friesian  £1075 (x5) £1045 (x2) Thornington Farm, Fleckvieh £975 Wardpark.

WEANERS – Once again a large show of stirks were forward to a full ring side of buyers, ensuring a flying trade for all classes.

Messrs Hunter, Bridge Mill sold two 11 and 12 month old Charolais bulls for £1500 and £1180. Messrs Dupuy, High Burnfoot sold a 13 month old Limousin for £1100 followed by £1015 for a Limousin bullock. Messrs Wilson, Broomberry Farm sold an 11 month old Limousin cross heifer for £990.

Leading Prices per head
Bulls: Charolais £1500, £1180 Bridge Mill, Limousin £1100 Burnfoot, British Blue £920 Breckonhill Farm, Simmental £810 Lanton House, Aberdeen Angus £770 Druidhall, £760 Greenrigg Farm, £750 Thomasdene, Shorthorn £760 Tower Martin, Friesian £530 Hallfield.

Steers: Limousin £1015, £940 Burnfoot, £900 Gelt House, Aberdeen Angus £890 Collin Bank, British Blue £860 Hainings Farm, Simmental £845 Lanton House, Montbeliarde £750 Gelt House,  Hereford £710 Ross Farm, Holstein Friesian £510 Tower Martin.

Heifers: Limousin £990 Broomberry Farm, £980 Gelt House, British Blue £880 Ross Farm.