Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

3rd October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1235 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle at Borderway, comprising of 861 Catalogued Store cattle and Un-entered Stirks,  253 Calves and 121 dairy cattle in the Monthly Borderway Dairy day.  Another good entry of cattle with plenty of buyers in attendance.

STORE CATTLE –  Yet another fantastic entry of 612 store cattle forward and once again superseding vendors expectations.  A days overall top of £1310 was received by Messrs Routledge, Old Silloth Farm, Wigton for a Charolais cross.  Limousin crosses to £1280 from Messrs Bowman Croft House, Penrith.  Aberdeen Angus to £1245 for two from Messrs Fisher, Lairdlaugh, Castle Douglas and Messrs Ferguson, Sandbed, Longtown sold top British Blues to £1240 for a pen of four.

Heifers to £1305 from Messrs Bowman, Croft House, Penrith for a Limousin cross,  Aberdeen Angus to £1200 from Messrs Moscrop, Rye Close, Carlisle.  Charolais to £1150 from Messrs Carr, Upper Higham Lane and British Blues to £1135 for a pen of three from Messrs Holiday, New Bampton, Wigton.

Finally black and whites sold well to a top of £1065 and £1060 from Messrs Carr, Leesrigg Farm, Wigton.

Please advise entries for next week’s sale.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Charolais £1310 Old Silloth Farm, £1280 £1160 Clappers Farm, £1230 £1140 Midtown Farm, £1180 Upper Higham Lane, £1120 £1100 (x2) £1070 Westray Farm, Limousin £1280 Croft House, £1275 £1190 (x2) High House, £1200 High Wreay Farm, £1185 Low Flow, £1180 Great Easby Farm, £1175 £1140 £1130 Newby Farm, £1170 £1100 High Grounds, £1150 (x2) £1110 (x2) Upper Higham Lane, £1105 £1100 High Flowery Hirst, £1100 Halls Oven, Aberdeen Angus £1245 (x2) £1230 £1195 Lairdlaugh, £1235 (x2) Town End Farm, £1185, £1000 Heggle Lane Farm, £1150 Crookdyke, £1045 Calees, £1030 Crowdieknowe Farm, £1010 Ibrak, British Blue £1240 (x4) £1120 (x2) Sandbed Farm, £1185 (x3) Netherhill Farm, £1180 Great Easby Farm, £1170 £1150 Town Foot Farm, £1140 (x2) Sandbed Farm, £1125 Waingate Head, £1070 (x2) Heggle Lane Farm, Blonde £1180 £1060 Brackenthwaite Farm, Hereford £1125 (x3) Rye Close, £1055 Heggle Lane Farm, Friesian £1065, £1060 (x2) £945 Leesrigg Farm,  £930 (x4) Town End Farm, £850 (x2) The Close, £830 Heggle Lane Farm, £820 (x4) The Nook, £800 (x2) Middle Farm, Fleckvieh £1055 Heggle Lane Farm, Simmental £1020 Old Silloth Farm, Gelvieh £1000 Parcelstown, Montbelairde £830, Swordwellrigg, Holstein Friesian £825 (x5) Cross Hill, £740 (x3) Crookdyke, Norwegian Red £770 Heggle Lane Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1305, £1190, £1130 Croft House, £1130 High Flowery Hirst, £1115 (x2) £1085 £1040 Low Flow, £1110 £1100  £1065 Upper Higham Lane, £1105 Four o Boot, £1105 (x2) Flothers, £1080 (x2) Fishergill, £1080 Greenwrae, £1070 Solway View, £1030 Halls Oven, £1030 Netherhill Farm,  Aberdeen Angus £1200 £950 (x2) Rye Close, £1135 (x3) Yew Tree Farm, £970 Standing Stonerigg, £910 Cote House Farm, Charolais £1150, £1145, £1140 £1020 Upper Higham Lane, £1120 Netherhill Farm, £1120 Clappers Farm, £1015 (x2) Whitehead Hill Farm, British Blue £1135 (x3), £1095 (x2) £1000 (x3) Bampton Farm, £1075 Yew Tree Farm, £1040 Southerfield Hall, £1005 Standing Stonerigg, £1000 Netherhill Farm, Simmental £910 Newbampton Farm, Saler £880 Burn House.

WEANERS –  A small show of 250 weanlings were forward with a smaller ring side of buyers with trade less on the week.

Leading Prices per head:
Bulls: Limousin £1135 £940 Westernhope Burn, £960 £920 Park View, £910 Charlesfield, £910 Little Orton Farm, £895 (x2) Cumdivock Farm, £875 Middle Horsleyhope Farm, Simmental £780 Bishopton Farm, Charolais £750 (x2) £740 (x3) Airds of Balcary, Aberdeen Angus £690 (x4) Bishopton Farm, £680 (x2) Newbigging, Holstein Friesian £480 (x2) £400 (x4) Bulls Head Farm, Fleckvieh £470 (x2) Lowther Low Moor.

Heifers: British Blue £865, £855 Kiloran Hereford £880 £850 Cotehill Farm, Limousin £875 Glendue Farm, £825 Charlesfield, Charolais £760 (x2) Hartrigg, Aberdeen Angus £755 £735 Cotehill Farm, Luing £710 Ratlingate Farm.

Steers: British Blue £815 Pasture House, Limousin £795, £785 (x2) Pasture House, Galloway £790 Brown Dykes, Belted Galloway £770 Brown Dykes, Aberdeen Angus £665 (x4) Summerhill Farm, £640 Newbiggin.