Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

12th December 2018

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 818 head of cattle at their weekly Wednesday sale comprising of 503 catalogued store cattle and un-entered store bulls and stirks and 315 calves.

A very useful show of cattle for mid December met a strong demand with strong well fleshed cattle especially good to sell.

With one more week before the Christmas break there remains plenty of demand, please contact the sales team to discuss your marketing requirements.

STORE CATTLE –  Yet another good entry of 357 strong store cattle forward selling to a very good trade for all classes sold.  Top overall were two Charolais cross steers achieving £1370 from the late David Grindal, Greenhills, Penrith.  Messrs Wales Thackwood, Carlisle sold another to £1310 the same vendor also sold top Limousin cross to £1275.  British Blues to £1240 from Greenhills and Aberdeen Angus crosses to £1210 from Messrs Lloyd, Fishergill, Wigton

Heifers saw a day’s top of £1150 for a Limousin cross from Messrs Dixon, Haresceugh Castle, Penrith and £1140 for another from Messrs Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton.

British Blues to £1145 from Messrs Fishwick, Thornship, Penrith and £1125 for two Beef Shorthorns from Messrs Goddard, Frankstown, Longtown.  Please advise entries for next week sale with be as normal on Wedneday 19th December.

Leading prices per head:
Steers: Charolais £1370 (x2) Greenhills, £1310 Thackwood, £1250, £1240, £1210 Hillhead, £1135 (x3), £1120 (x2) Wicketthorn, Limousin £1275 £1235 £1170, £1165 £1140 Thackwood, £1240, £1170 (x2), £1140 (x3)  Greenhills, £1205 (x2) £1145 (x2) Wicketthorn, £1200, £1180 Beck Farm, £1180 Nether Stenries Farm,  £1180 Hardrigg Hall, £1175 £1140 Eden Bank Farm, £1170 Low House, British Blue £1240 Greenhills, £1230 Moss Side House, £1195 Thornship Farm, £1185 Moss Side House, £1180 Fishergill, £1170 Skelcies Hall, £1165 (x2) Newtown Farm, £1155 Lairdlaugh £1145 Newtown Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1210 Fishergill, £1110 Thornship Farm, £1100 Hainings Farm, £1080 High Dovecote, £1060 Thackwood, £1030 (x2) The Craggs, £1010 (x3) Stone House, Simmental £1120 ,£1110, £1085 Wicketthorn, £1085 High Dovecote, Hereford £1100 Newtown Farm £1090 Skelcies Hall, Holstein Friesian £1035 (x2) £930 (x2) Thornington Farm, Norwegian Red £925 The Howes, Beef Shorthorn £900 Greenhills.

Heifers: Limousin £1150 £1120 £1110 £1050 Haresceugh Castle, £1140 £1110 Beck Farm, £1105 Fishergill, £1100 £1020 (x2) Lairdlaugh, £1005 The Flatt, British Blue £1145 £1040 Thornship Farm, £1120 Moss Side House, £1080 £1010 Stenries, £1060 Fishergill, Aberdeen Angus £1090 £1050 £1040 Thornship Farm, £1040 (x2) Sheepfields, Simmental £1125 (x2) Frankstown Farm, £1085 Wicketthorn, £1080 £1040 High Dovecote, Beef Shorthorn £1085 Frankstown Farm, Blonde £930 Stenries, Hereford £900 Skelcies Hall, £890 (x2) Glassonby Beck Farm, Holstein Friesian £640 Seaville Cote.

WEANED CATTLE: A smaller show of 146 weanlings were forward with a larger ring side of buyers ensuring a sharper trade.  Messrs Noble, Walmgate run of cattle topped at £900 for a 9 month old Limousin x bullock

Leading prices: Heifers: Simmental £955 Halfway House Farm, Limousin £845 The Crescent, £800 Maidencoates, £750 (x2), £725 (x3) Hesleywell, British Blue £700, £685 (x2) Largs Farm, Aberdeen Angus £685 Largs Farm.

Steers: Limousin £900, £850 (x2) Walmgate, £850 East Unthank Farm, Charolais £840 Maidencoates, Montbelairde £755, £500 (x2) Flimby Hall, Aberdeen Angus £700 Broomhills, British Blue £630 (x8) Glebelands, Friesian £565, £490 (x4) Flimby Hall.

Bulls: Charolais £815 Foregirth, Aberdeen Angus £610 Hindrigg Farm, £590 Townhead Farm.