Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

6th June 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward an excellent entry of over 1300 head at their Weekly Wednesday Cattle Sale consisting of 762 store cattle, young bulls and weanlings, 281 calves and 278 dairy cattle entered in the Borderway Monthly Dairy Day.

STORE CATTLE –  A great entry of 400 store cattle with all classes selling sharper than that of previous weeks.  Top overall was an Aberdeen Angus cross steer achieving £1380 from Messrs Palmer, Longrigg Thorn, Carlisle and £1340 for a Limousin from Messrs Whitfield, Orton Rigg, Carlisle.  Overall heifer came from Messrs Grice, Newtown Farm, peaking at £1260 and British Blues to £1185 from Messrs Baxter, Eden Banks, Carlisle.  Black and whites peaked at £1000 for Friesian from Messrs Harrington, Wellington Farm, Wigton.  More could have been sold on a weekly basis, please advise entries.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1380, £1300 Longrigg Thorn, £1230 Lodge Farm, £1175 (x3) £1060 (x2) Stainton House Farm, £1025 Hayclose, Limousin £1340 Orton Rigg Farm, £1310 Newtown Farm, £1300 Tarn Lodge Farm, £1260 £1140 The Swaites £1260 £1195 £1130 £1120 West Cocklaw £1255 (x2) Cumdivock Farm, £1190 Heggle Lane Farm, £1180 £1165, £1155, £1150 £1120 Upper Higham Lane, £1175 (x4) Croft House Farm, £1135 Littlewater, £1125 (x2) Stenries, £1120 Town Foot Farm, British Blue £1275, £1255 (x2), £1160 Sandbed Farm, £1210 Eden Bank Farm, £1190 Carleton Hill Farm, £1190 Heggle Lane Farm, £1160, £1130 Stenries, £1100 Hainings Farm, £1100 Seymour House, £1100 (x3) Town Head Farm, Simmental £1255, £1200 Sheepfields, Charolais £1190, £1145 Upper Higham Lane, £1060 (x2) Low Houses, Fleckvieh £1150, £1080 Heggle Lane Farm, Montbelairde £1150 Heggle Lane Farm, Blonde £1120 Hawkrigg Farm, Stabilizer £1110 The Swaites, Friesian £1000 (x2) £970 (x2) Wellington Farm, Bazadaise £920 Upper Higham Lane, Holstein Friesian £905 (x3) £900 Lodge Farm, £900, £820  Carrick Dean, £850 Heggle Lane Farm, Swedish Red & White £1200 Heggle Lane Farm, Danish Red £750, £720 Lambfield Farm

Heifers: Limousin £1260 £1090 (x2) Newtown Farm, £1190 Orton Rigg Farm, £1170 Lodge Farm, £1120, £1110 (x2) Hawkrigg Farm, £1090 (x2) £1075 Crowdieknowe Farm, £1080 The Swaites, £1065 Stenries, £1065 Town Foot Farm, £1060, £1055 Pallet Hill Farm, £1050 Hayclose, British Blue £1185 Eden Bank Farm, £1110, £1080 £1060 Rose Farm, £1090, £1080 (x2) Town Head Farm, £1070 Arkleby Hall, Charolais £1130, £1100, £1050, £1000 Upper Higham Lane, Aberdeen Angus £1130 Lodge Farm, £1050 (x3) Rose Farm, Friesian £1090 Town Head Farm, Bazadaise £1050 Upper Higham Lane, Hereford £1045, £1020 Breckonhill Farm.

WEANERS –  Once again a large show of 362 weanlings were forward with a large crowd of buyers ensuring a flying trade.  Messrs Watret, Maulscastle Farm sold an 11 month old Limousin bull for £1170.  Messrs McWhirter, Garvilland sold the top price Charolais x bullock aged 13 month sold for £1070.  Messrs Hall, Lanerton sold a 13 month old Limousin x heifer for £1000.

Leading Prices per head
Bulls: Limousin £1170 Northfield Park, £985 Kellah, British Blue £980, £970 Park House Farm, Beef Shorthorn £980 Gallow Hill Farm, Simmental £920 (x3) Castlewigg Farm, £905 (x3) High Griseburn, Montbelairde £600 (x2) Mouswald Grange, Fleckvieh £600 £590, £570, £560 (x2) Mouswald Grange, Friesian £580 (x4) Peluto Park, Holstein £470 (x5) Whitbarrow, £450 Burthwaite Croft.

Steers: Charolais £1070, £960, £900 (x2) Garvilland, £930 Maidencoates, Limousin £1000 (x2) Lanerton, £960 (x3) Kilnstown £930 (x3) Netherton, £920 Limekilns, £920 Tarn How, £915 Croft House, £900 Northfield Park, Beef Shorthorn £940, Garvilland, Saler £870, Kilnstown, British Blue £830, Netherton, Aberdeen Angus £725 Stone House, Holstein Friesian £640 (x2) £480 (x2) Limekilns Farm, £540 (x7) Parks Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1020 Cowranside Farm, £1000 (x2) Lanerton, £950 (x5) Dry Howe, £940 (x2) Lanerton, £920 Croft House, £920 (x2) Kellah, £910 Kilnstown, Simmental £880 Castlewigg Farm, British Blue £870 Croft House, Charolais £820 (x3) Hartrigg,Aberdeen Angus £770 Ashfield, Hereford £680 (x6) Theakston Grange.