Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

31st October 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 997 head forward at their Weekly Wednesday sale of Cattle at Borderway, comprising of 734 Catalogued Store Cattle and Un-entered Store bulls and Stirks and 263 calves.

Over 160 customers consigned cattle with 100 active buyers operating across the 2 rings, trade continues to be strong for all classes.

STORE CATTLE – A poorer offering of 485 store cattle forward selling dearer for all quality sorts, plainer cattle remain similar to sell.  Top overall was £1290 achieved twice firstly by Messrs Lloyd, Fishergill, Wigton for a British Blue steer.  Limousins peaked at £1215 from Messrs Jenkinson, Lowergate Farm,  Penrith.  Blonde crosses to £1180 from Messrs Dickinson, Low House, Wigton, £1170 for an Aberdeen Angus for Messrs Stewart, Smallholm Burn, Lockerbie.  £1140 for Charolais for Messrs Brough, Clappers, Wigton and £1100 from Messrs Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton for a Simmental.

Heifers also sold to the joint top price of £1290 from Messrs Edmondson, Brecon Hill, Carlisle for a Limousin cross.  Aberdeen Angus to £1150 from Messrs Todd, Longhurst, Brampton and Charolais to £1040 for two from Messrs Harrington, Grange Grassing, Wigton.  Black and white steers topped at £950 for a pen of three from Messrs Harringon, Wellington, Wigton.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: British Blue £1290 Fishergill, £1180 Wood Head, £1120 £1110 £1100 £1040 Sandbed Farm, £1110 Newby Farm, £1110 (x2) Harrot Hill Farm, £1100 Brecon Hill, £1095 Wood Head, £1090 £1060 Southerfield Hall, £1090 Smallholm Burn, £1070 Great Easby Farm, £1070 Heggle Lane Farm, £1060 The Garth, £1045 Stainton House Farm,  Limousin £1215 £1200 £1190 £1145 Lowergate Farm, £1200 Wood Head, £1190, £1170, £1150  Newby Farm, £1180 £1150 (x3) Low House, £1180 Albierigg, £1170 Croft House, £1170 Baryerrock, £1165 Raygarth Field Farm, £1160 Longhurst,  £1140 Buccleugh Street, £1140 Beech House, Blonde £1180 Low House, Aberdeen Angus £1170 Smallholm Burn, £1145 (x2) £1125 Harrot Hill Farm, £1080 Bankend, £1035 (x3) Burn House, £1035 (x3) Crowdieknowe Farm, £1000 (x3) Stainton House Farm, Charolais £1140 £1090 Clappers Farm, £1120 Kilnknowe, Simmental £1100 Beck Farm, £1050 Buccleugh Street, £1020 (x2) Warkshaugh, Fleckvieh £1085 Beech House, £1065, £1015 Wardpark, Friesian £950 (x3) Wellington Farm, £820 Wavercroft Holstein Friesian £815 Wellington Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £1290 Brecon Hill, £1160 Fishergill, £1150 (x2) £1125 (x2) £1060 (x2) £1045 (x2) £1020 (x2) Taylor Burn, £1150 £1120 £1090 Croft House, £1140 Beck Farm, £1120 Cawfields, £1060 Midtown Farm, £1050 Southerfield Hall, £1010 Albierigg, £1000 Bankend £1000 Fishergill, British Blue £1140 £1040, £1035 £980 (x2), £970 Smallholm Burn, £1125 Fishergill, £1120 Prospect Farm, £1020 Beck Farm,  £1010 (x5) Hallrigg, £990 Sleightholme, Aberdeen Angus £1150 Longhurst, £1080, £1025 Smallholm Burn, Charolais £1040 (x2) Grange Grassing.

WEANED CATTLE: A large show of 249 were forward with a large ring side of buyers in attendance, however trade would be slightly less on the week.  Messrs Oliver, Cawfields sold a Limousin bull for £1030 and Mr John Norman, Low Moorhouse sold 6 seven month old Limousin x bulls for £990.  Messrs McWhirter, Garvilland sold an 11  month old Charolais x bullock for £990

Leading prices:
Bulls: Limousin £1030 Cawfields, £990 (x6) Low Moorhouse Farm, £810, £790, £780, £770 Kirkburn Farm, Charolais £830 Airds of Balcary, British Blue £790 Crossrigg Farm.

Steers: Charolais £990, £920, £875 Garvilland, British Blue £975 (x3) Sleightholme, Hereford £875 Garvilland, Limousin £840 Pinegrove, £805 Sleightholme, £755 Lincowell, Simmental £795 Glenlea, Highland £760 Tinto View, Aberdeen Angus £705 Brayshaw, £660 (x3), £625 (x2) Gamelsby Farm, Holstein Friesian £575 Pinegrove, £525 Edenbanks, Holstein £525 Edenbanks, Blonde £700 Bridge End Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £785 Murrah Hall, £685 (x3) Parkside Farm, £650 Crosshill Farmhouse, British Blue £765 (x2) £675 (x2) Mid Whinnow, Simmental £645 Glenlea Charolais £640 Airds of Balcary, Blonde £640 Bridge End Farm, Aberdeen Angus £635 £620 Lowthian Gill Farm, £620 Crosshill Farmhouse.