Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward over 1663 head at their Weekly Sale including over 900 entered in the ‘March’ Spring Show & Sale of Continental Suckled Calves as well as 400 Weekly Store Cattle, Store Bulls and Stirks, and 365 Calves.
An outstanding selection of cattle across the board met a marvelous trade despite present prime market conditions.
A huge contingent of over 160 active buyers populated the 3 rings in operation, and many more could have been sold in all categories.
STORE CATTLE – A small show of store were forward with a good ring side of buyers which ensured a great trade. Messrs Harrington & Son, West Whitrigg sold four great Limousin heifers which topped at £1250 (x2). Messrs Graham, Cumdivock Farm, run of Limousin x bullocks topped at £1240 and Messrs Harrison, Beck Farm, run of Limousin x bullocks topped at £1240. Messrs Roddam, Fordlands Farm, sold a run of Holstein x bullocks which topped at £965.
Further information on the sale of store cattle at Borderway, please contact Auctioneers James Little 07872 840685 or Grant Anderson 07872 129274.
Leading prices per head:
Heifers: Limousin £1250 (x2) £1185 £1150 West Whitrigg, £1200 Fishergill, £1160 (x3) Low Fold, £1080 (x2), £1050 Stockber, Aberdeen Angus £1035 Whinney Hill Farm, £1020 Kelsick House, British Blue £1025 (x2) Whinney Hill Farm, £1005 Fishergill.
Steers: Limousin £1240 £1160 £1145 Beck Farm, £1240 £1195 (x2) £1150 (x2) Cumdivock Farm, £1220 Tarn Lodge Farm, £1190 (x2) Low Fold, £1170 £1140 Lodge Farm, £1150 £1110 Fishergill, Charolais £1100 (x3) West End Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1030 Tarn Lodge Farm, Holstein Friesian £965 Fordlands, £890 (x3) Tarn Lodge Farm, Friesian £910, £875 (x2) Fordlands.
WEANERS- A good show of weaners were forward with all classes being well up on the week. Mr Kevin Watret, Northfield Park sold a run of outstanding bulls which topped at £1100 for two Limousins and £1080 for a British Blue cross. Messrs Crosthwaite, Green Close sold two Limousin x 10 month old bullocks for £975.
For further information on the sale of weaned calves at Borderway, please contact Auctioneers David Holliday 07710 189804.
Bulls: Limousin £1100 (x2) Northfield Park, British Blue £1080 £1010, £990 Northfield Park.
Steers: Limousin £975 £900 Green Close, £930 (x3) High Old Shield Farm, £910 (x2) Park House Farm, British Blue £945 £885 Midtown Farm, £905 Chapel House Farm, Charolais £845 Ross Farm, Simmental £800, £790 High Wood End, Hereford £775 Bailey Town, £710 (x3) Ross Farm, Galloway £675 Sandysike Farmhouse, Norwegian Red £535 Bailey Town, Friesian £535 (x2) Bailey Town, Holstein Friesian £535 Bailey Town.
Heifers: Beef Shorthorn £800 Whitehills Farm, British Blue £800 High Old Shield Farm, Limousin £755, £750, £710 High Old Shield Farm, £700 Dornock Mains, Simmental £700 (x2) Dornock Mains.