Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

5th September 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1006 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle at Borderway, comprising of 633 Catalogued Store cattle and Un-entered Stirks 205 Calves and 168 dairy in the Borderway Monthly Dairy Day.

STORE CATTLE –  An entry of  445 strong store cattle saw a mixed show in terms of quality and was presented to a busy ringside of buyers ensuring all classes were keenly bid for.  The sale topped at £1345 for a fantastic pair of Limousin bullocks show by Mr G Baty, High Knells, Carlisle who sold 55 bullocks to average £1092. Heifers peaked at £1315 for a cracking Limousin cross consigned by Messrs Bowman, Scale Houses,  Penrith.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Limousin £1345 (x2), £1335 (x2) £1240 £1210 (x3) £1185 (x4) £1180 (x4) High Knells Farm, £1320 £1245 Croft House, £1310 £1260 Eden Bank Farm, £1285 Westray Farm, £1215 Wolsty Farm, £1200 Beck Farm, Charolais £1325 Westray Farm,

British Blue £1285 Fishergill, £1165 (x2) £1100 High Knells Farm, £1145 £1000 Cooper House Farm, £1065 Grange Grassing, Simmental £1230 £1165 Stainton House Farm, £1125 (x3) Brocklerigg, £1095 Nether Stenries Farm, £1070 Wester Heugh Farm, Hereford £1185 Westray Farm, £1065 The Breaks, Blonde £1175 High Knells Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1095 £1015 Pear Tree House, £1065 (x3) Stainton House Farm, £1025 Limekilns Farm, £1000 Nether Stenries, Belted Galloway £1075, £1005 Meade Cottage, Galloway £985 (x2) Meade Cottage, Friesian £925 (x2), £875 (x2) Wellington Farm.

Heifers: Charolais £1200 Fishergill, £1145 £1110 Old Silloth Farm, £1100 (x2) Sideway Bank, £1050 The Holt, £1035 Sideway Bank, £1030 (x2) Spout Bank, £1005 Stockber, Limousin £1315, £1225 Croft House  Penrith £1200, £1190 £1050 Eden Bank Farm, £1155, £1080  Beck Farm, £1120 (x4) Croft House Farm, Dovenby, £1095 Clappers Farm, £1090 Greenha Villa, £1085 Hayclose, Simmental £1175 High Dovecote, British Blue £1145 Fishergill, £1095 (x2) Wood Head, £1045 (x2) Dearham Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1055 Stone House, £1000 (x3) Dearham Hall, Beef Shorthorn £975 The Holt, Saler £920 Stockber, £910 Overton Bush, Stabiliser £905 Stockber.

WEANERS –  A small show of 188 weanlings were forward with trade being steady throughout.  Messrs Norman, Little Orton Farm sold two 12 month old Limousin bulls for £1020.

Leading Prices per head:
Steers: Charolais £1160 Cragg House Farm, Limousin £990 Heather House, £900 (x2) Hayclose, Aberdeen Angus £900 Whitehills Farm, Blonde £855, £810 Hayclose, British Blue £835 Pasture House, Hereford £680, £600 High Crosby Farm.

Bulls: Limousin £1020 Little Orton Farm, Charolais £900 Airds of Balcary, British Blue £810 Bankend, Belted Galloway £505 Mark Farm, Holstein Friesian £390 (x2) Brunt Hill.

Heifers: Limousin £960, £910 Hayclose, British Blue £855 Pasture House, Charolais £805 Rawfoot, Norwegian Red £675 Pasture House, Aberdeen Angus £655 (x3) South Thornberry.