Borderway Store and Weaned Cattle Sale

27th November 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 983 head of cattle at their Weekly Wednesday sale at Borderway comprising of 557 Catalogued Store cattle and Un-entered Store bulls and Stirks, 245 Calves and the Dispersal of the milking portion of the Smailholm Herd of 181 Holstein Friesian Cows and Heifers.

A mixed entry of rearing, growing and feeding cattle met a very strong demand throughout and many more could have been sold to advantage. Trade in the Dairy ring proved to be extremely buoyant, with a large company of buyers in attendance.

STORE CATTLE – At the weekly sale 349 store cattle were forward.  Overall a good show of cattle were on offer to an increase number of buyers presence at the ringside ensured cattle saw a large lift on the week.

Bullocks sold to a top of £1175 for a smashing forward Limousin from Messrs Atkinson, Hawkrigg, Appleby.  Master Aaron Holliday, Rashfield, Kirkbampton topped the days heifer trade with a fabulous Limousin x Charolais which sold at £1160.  In total no less than 103 cattle sold in excess of £1000.

Leading prices: Steers: Limousin  £1175 Hawkrigg Farm, £1145 £1120 £1085 £1060 Birkshawhead, £1125 £1055 Harley Croft, £1105 (x2) £1100 East Park, £1105 Barton Dale, £1100 Harper Hill Farm, £1100 Cragg House, £1100 Greenwrae, £1085 (x5) £1085 (x3) Stonewalls, £1070 Low House, £1045 Chesterwood Farm, £1045 (x2) Briggle Farm, £1045 (x4) Wham Head Farm, £1040 Flimby Hall, British Blue £1145 £1115 £1105 Durdar Farm, £1125 Crossrigg Farm, £1110 Barton Dale £1095 £1085 Cragg House, £1085 £1000 (x7) Briggle Farm, £1040 (x2) Town House, £1000 £985 (x4) Stenries, £975 Woodhouse, £965 Aikton House, £955 Stone House, Beef Shorthorn £1110 £1095 £1065 Greenwrae, Simmental £1110 £1100 £1070 £1065 £1060 Westnewton Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1095 £1065 (x3) £1000 Briggle Farm, £955 (x4) Stainton House Farm, £935 Woodhouse, £935 Aikton House, £900 Harper Hill Farm, Charolais £1045 Old Silloth Farm, £1000 Stenries, Montbelairde £1035 Greenwrae, £1000 £955 Stonewalls, Holstein Friesian £980 (x3) Hawkrigg Farm, Shorthorn £975 Low House, Hereford £815 (x2) Lowfield House.

Heifers: Limousin £1160 Rashfield, £1145 (x2) £1100 Hallmoor, £1125 East Park, £1115 (x2) £1000 (x3) Park View, £1075 (x2) £1025 Lairdlaugh, £1000 Seymour House, £1000 (x2) £945 The Wreay, £985, £965  Woodhouse, £985 Davygill Farm, £970 (x4) Albyfield,  £945 Flimby Hall, £945 Piperdean Rigg, £945 Balnamoon Farm, British Blue £1090 Cragg House, £1025 Town House, £1000 £955 Woodhouse, £945 Wydon Eals Farm, £900 (x2) Balnamoon Farm, Charolais £985 Woodhouse, Aberdeen Angus £975 (x4) Newbampton Farm, £885 (x2) Sheepfields, £885 Slealands £875, £900 Town End, £850 (x2) £815 Gamelsby Farm, £805 Wydon Eals Farm, £800 Prior Rigg, £800 (x3) Home Farm,  Simmental £945 Balnamoon Farm, £905 Prior Rigg, Hereford £915 (x2) Wydon Eals Farm £875 Newbampton Farm.

WEANED CATTLE: A large show of 209 weaned cattle forward with a great ring side of buyers once again ensuring a flying trade.  Messrs Cowx & Son, Hudscales run of bulls topped at £1035 for an 8 month old Limousin x.  Messrs Brough, Clappers Farm, sold a 9 month old Limousin x Bull for £1015.  Messrs Pearson, The Faulds sold a Limouisn x bull for £1005.  Messrs Brown of Housenrigg sold two Limousin heifers for £1005.  Messrs Mews, Glendue Farm, sold the top priced Blue x bullock for £920.

Bulls: Limousin £1035 £980 £925 Hudscales, £1015 Clappers Farm, £1005 The Faulds, £935 Kirkburn Farm, British Blue £920 Hudscales, Aberdeen Angus £780 Glendue Farm, Simmental £780 (x2) East Bowhill Farm, Charolais £760 (x4) Howgillside.

Heifers: Limousin £1005 (x2) £925 (x2) Housenrigg Farm, British Blue £975 (x2) Woodfield, Aberdeen Angus £905 Longdales Farm, Saler £825 Tarn How, Simmental £800 Yew Tree Farm, Charolais £790 Cooper Hose Farm.  

Steers: British Blue £920 £890 Glendue Farm, Simmental £890 High Wood End, Limousin £880 Tarn How, Aberdeen Angus £775 Garvilland, Charolais £760 (x2) Garvilland, Beef Shorthorn £670 (x2) Grange View, Swedish Red & White £670 Pinegrove, Hereford £655 Bluehills Farm,

Cow & Calf Parthenais £1150 Holmewrangle Farm