Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

13th June 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 948 head of Cattle at their weekly Wednesday sale at Borderway comprising of 689 catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered  Store Bulls and Stirks, 258 Calves and a Dairy heifer.

A very useful show of all classes of feeding, grazing and rearing cattle for mid June, and with a packed ring side cattle met a very strong demand.

The demand for all types of cattle at Carlisle’s weekly Wednesday sale continues to grow week on week, next weeks’ sale includes the Special June Sale of Store Cattle and large numbers are required to satisfy the growing company of buyers attending weekly.

STORE CATTLE –  At the weekly sale of 310 store cattle an increased number of buyers ensured a flying trade throughout the sale.  Topping the sale at £1345 was a tremendous Limousin x bullock shown by L E Grice & Son, Newtown Farm, Carlisle.  Heifers sold to £1335 for an outstanding Limousin brought forward by Messrs Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Brampton.  Dairy bred cattle sold to extreme rates to a top of £1310 for two British Blue Crosses from Messrs Hutchinson, Carlatton Demesne, Heads Nook closely followed at £1300 from Messrs Ferguson, Sandbed, Longtown.  More cattle are required next week to fulfil demand.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1345 Newtown Farm, £1255 Cracrop Farm, £1245 £1175 Weeds Farm, £1225 Kelsick House, £1220 (x2) Brampton Fell Farm, £1200 £1185 High Grounds, £1175 Haresceugh Castle, £1165 £1105 Shankfield Head, £1115 Albierigg, £1115 (x5) Croft House Farm, £1105 Bridgehouse Farm, £1105 Laings Hill Farm, British Blue £1310 (x2) £1190 (x3) £1165 £1145 (x2) Carlattton Demense, £1300 £1285 (x2) £1235 Sandbed Farm, £1275 (x2) Howrigg Farm, £1255 £1200 £1165 Eden Bank Farm, £1170 (x2) £1155 Lawrence Holme, £1165 £1160 £1135 Croft House, Simmental £1285 Sheepfields, Blonde £1285 Greenfield Farm, Holstein Friesian £1205 Kelsick House, £1140 (x2) £1115 (x5) Thornington Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1205 Lodge Hill, £1185 Carlatton Demense, £1175 Brampton Fell Farm, £1175 Bankend, £1175 (x2) Kilnknowe, £1160 (x3) Stainton House Farm, £1155 Kelsick House, Hereford £1165 Bankend, Friesian £1140 Thornington Farm, Charolais £1115 Shankfield Head, Beef Shorthorn £1045 Lodge Hill, Holstein £1025 (x5) Blue Dial Farm, Fleckvieh £1000 Wardpark.

Heifers: Limousin £1335 £1245 Cracrop Farm, £1230 (x2), £1205 (x2) Old Rectory, £1200, £1185 Newtown Farm, £1185 £1075 Eden Bank Farm, £1175 Fishergill, £1125 Pallet Hill Farm, £1125 Crossrigg Farm, £1105 Raygarth Field Farm, £1075 (x3) Cross Hill, £1065 Hesket Demain, Blonde £1300, £1185 Greenfield Farm, British Blue £1175, £1155 Fishergill, £1085 Blue Dial Farm, £1075 Croft House, £1040 Dundraw Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1175 Kelsick House, £1135 (x3) Carlatton Demense, £1035 (x2) £1024 £1010 Hayclose, Simmental £1005 Sheepfields.

WEANERS –  A great show of 382 weanlings were forward for the Mid June sale.  Messrs Oliver & Son, Walton Woodhead Limousin x bulls topped at £1100 and £1080.  Messrs Maughan, Asby Mill Limousin bulls topped at £1090. Messrs Maughan also sold Limousin x heifers which topped at £1090 x 2 at 9 months old.  Messrs Dupuy, High Burnfoot, Haltwhistle Limousin x bullocks topped at £1040.

Leading Prices per head
Heifers: Limousin £1140 Hargill House, £1000 (x3) Netherton, £1000 Asby Mill, British Blue £1090 (x2), £1010 Asby Mill, Charolais £920 Lodore Farm, Aberdeen Angus £720 Rathvale Farm.

Bulls: Limousin £1100 Walton Woodhead, £1090 Asby Mill, £1080 Walton Woodhead, British Blue £940 Cardew House, £940 Lawrence Holme, £920 Inglewood Bank, Simmental  £880 Cardew Hall, Blue Grey £800 Campingholm, Hereford £700 Lawrence Holme, Fleckvieh £500 (x2) Lowther Low Moor, Holstein Friesian £540 Mosergh Farm.

Steers: Limousin £1040, £1020 High Burnfoot, £1000 Hargill House, £970 (x4) £940 (x6) Hudspeth, £940 £920 (x2) High Lodore Farm, £910 East Rackwood Hill Farm, British Blue £960 £955 (x2) Pond Farm, £960 Stoneknowe Farm, £950 (x2) Lordstown Farm,  Holstein Friesian £760 Rathvale Farm, Fleckvieh £840 Pond Farm, Aberdeen Angus £830 Lordstown Farm, Holstein £680 Blue Dial Farm, Friesian £640, £610 Glebe Farm,