Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

24th October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1105 head of cattle at their Weekly Wednesday Sale comprising of a catalogued entry of 576 Store Cattle, 253 Un-entered Bulls and Stirks, 157 Calves and 119 Dairy Cattle including 101 forward in the Monthly Sale on behalf of the Border & Lakeland Holstein Club.

A busy day at Borderway with a large contingent of buyers for all classes of cattle ensured a very buoyant trade in every ring.

STORE CATTLE – A smaller entry of 576 store cattle forward selling far sharper on the week for all best quality.  Top overall on the day was a British Blue cross from Messrs Beaty, Durdar, Carlisle achieving £1350.  Limousin crosses to £1285 for two from Messrs Park, Baldwinholme, Carlisle.  Charolais crosses to £1265 for two from Messrs Routledge, Old Silloth, Wigton and £1130 for an Aberdeen Angus from Messrs Salkeld, South View, Carlisle.

In the heifer section Limousin cross heifers from Messrs Whitfield, Orton Rigg, Carlisle selling to £1345 and British Blue crosses to £1260 from Messrs Baxter, Eden Banks, Carlisle. More could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: British Blue £1350, £1260 £1135 Durdar Farm, £1255 £1140 Fishergill, £1245 Baldwinholme Farm, £1220 Eden Bank Farm, £1200 £1170 £1155 £1110 Sandbed Farm, £1080 Kilnknowe £1060 Asby Mill, £1055 Blackrigg Farm, £1030 South View Farm, £1015 Grange Grassing, Charolais £1265 (x2) Old Silloth Farm, £1175 Barton Dale, £1130 Bridge End Farm, £1100 Temple House, £1080 Grange Grassing, Limousin £1285 (x2) £1265 (x2) £1245 (x2) Baldwinholme Farm, £1280 £1230 £1220 £1170 Eden Bank Farm, £1275 Orton Rigg Farm, £1235 £1185 (x3) Low House, £1205 (x2) Middle Farm, £1180 The Grove, £1170 Ingledene, £1165 Fishergill, £1165 Kilnknowe, £1150 (x3) Cawfields, Aberdeen Angus £1130 South View Farm, £1115 Barton Dale, £1020 Sheddock Farm, £940 (x2) Field House, Simmental £1090 Harley Croft, £1090 (x3) £1050 Warkshaugh £1075 (x2) South View Farm, £1045 (x4) Riggshields, £1030 Wardpark, Blonde £1040 (x2) Grange Grassing, £1035 (x2) Brackenthwaite Farm,  Fleckvieh £990, £945, £930 Wardpark, £800 (x2) £765 (x2) Limekilns Farm, Friesian £885 (x8) £775 (x3) Roanstrees, £815 (x5) Chapel Farm, £800, £785 Leesrigg Farm, Hereford £840 Swordwellrigg Farm, Holstein Friesian £795 (x3) Carrick Dean, £785 (x7) Crookdyke, Galloway £750 Great Easby Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1345 Orton Rigg Farm, £1330 £1240 £1210 Ingledene, £1315 (x2) Baldwinholme Farm, £1260 £1230 £1150 Wavercroft, £1115 Ridley Farm, £1100 Wood Head, £1085 Bridge End Farm, British Blue £1260 Eden Bank Farm, £1160 Kilnknowe, £1100, £1025 Ladywells, £1025, £995 Asby Mill, £975 Seaville CoteCharolais £1150 (x3) Hillhead, £1040 Bridge End Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1075 (x3) £925 (x2) Yew Tree Farm,  Hereford £895 South View Farm, £880 Swordwellrigg Farm, £875 Horsegills, Friesian £880 (x2) Bankfoot Farm, £870 (x2) Leesrigg Farm,Shorthorn £875, £825 Horsegills.  

WEANED CATTLE: A larger show of 253 weaners forward with extra buyers coming to ensure all classes would be sharper on the week.

Messrs Taylor, Hallfoot cattle topped at £1155 for a British Blue x bullock.  Messrs Hall, Nether Harsely Farm sold a Limouisn x bullock for £1040.  Messrs Story, Bushfield sold a Limousin x bull for £1150 and Messrs Dixon and Chapelhow, Westfield sold a pure Limousin bull for £1040.

Leading prices:
Steers: British Blue £1155 Hallfoot, £960 (x4) Hill Top, Limousin £1040 Nether Harsley Farm £980 £930 Wood Hall, £900 (x2) Crow Hall, Aberdeen Angus £880, £790 (x2) Milescott, Ayrshire £500 Tenter Hill, Charolais £850 Barker House, Hereford £750 Lincowell, Ayrshire £500 Tenter Hill.

Bulls: Limousin £1150 £980 Bushfield, £1040 Westfield House Farm, £970 Cragg House, Aberdeen Angus £880 Home Farm, Saler £875 Firth Farm, Charolais £850 Hillhead, Beef Shorthorn £700 Selsmire, Holstein Friesian £470 Crossrigg Farm, Fleckvieh £440 (x3) Home Farm, Friesian £425 (x2) Whitehead Hill Farm.

 Heifers: Limousin £980 Wood Hall, £880 Harsley Farm, British Blue £890 Oakghyll Farm, £870 Shillafield, Aberdeen Angus £830, Lowthian Gill Farm, Friesian £555 Muirston Farm.