Borderway Store and Weanling Cattle Sale

30th August 2017

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had an entry of 1353 head at the Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle at Borderway comprising of 727 Store cattle and weanlings, 327 calves and 1 Commercial dairy cattle.  Today also included the Dispersal sale of 298 cattle from the Cockleybank Holstein Herd on behalf of R & A Slack, Cockleybank, Heads Nook, Brampton.

STORE CATTLE – An entry of 480 store cattle was forward with buyers slightly thinner on the ground with many trying to catch up with the harvest.  Nevertheless the ringside saw plenty of activity to ensure cattle trade was as buoyant as ever.  The top price of £1345 was paid for a cracking British Blue bullock consigned by Messrs Thompson, Wood Head, Scaleby.  Heifers sold to a top of £1300 for an outstanding Charolais cross heifer which was consigned by Messrs Harrington, Hosket Hill, Kirkandrews on Eden.

Leading prices:
Steers: British Blue £1345, £1245 (x4), £1185, £1165 (x2) £1120 (x6) Wood Head, £1325 (x2) £1185 Sandbed Farm, £1180, £1140  Thornship Farm, £1175 (x2), £1100 (x2)  Newtown Farm, £1110 New Bampton Farm, £1100 (x2) Wood Head, £1065 Southerfield Hall, £1060 (x2), £1040 (x2), £1025 (x4),  West Brownrigg, £1035 (x2) High Drum, £1030 Briggle Farm, Charolais £1330, £1260, £1200, £1070 Sideways Bank, £1300 Clappers, £1160, £1140 (x3) Rigg Head, £1140 (x2) New Bampton Farm, £1125 Blackrigg, Limousin £1305, £1270 Grapes Barn, £1225, £1165 (x2)  Westray Farm, £1220 (x3), £1200 £1180  Beck Farm, £1215, £1155 (x2) Ratlinggate Farm, £1165 Westgarth Hill, £1165 Macey Bank Farm, £1160 Rigg Head, £1140 (x2) Newtown Farm, £1140, £1135 Grange Grassing, £1135 Wood Head, £1125 Birks Farm, £1115 Hargill House, £1105 Sideway Bank, £1100 Ratlinggate Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1300 Newtown Farm, £1255, £1205 Lodge Hill, £1185 (x2) Heggle Lane Farm, £1145, £1140  Thornship Farm, £1125 Bampton Farm, £1120 Eden View Farm, £1100 Macey Bank Farm, Simmental £1215 Briggle Farm, £1175, £1020 Stenries, Shorthorn £1105, £1085 Stenries, Friesian £1000 (x4) Wellington Farm, £985 (x3) Blackdyke Farm, £965 Briggle Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1035 Lodge Hill.

Heifers: Charolais £1300 (x2) Hosket Hill Farm, £1185, £1010  Sideway Bank, £1100, £1055, £1035 Brisco Hall, £1090 Stockber, £1020 Westgarth Hill, Limousin £1275 Croft House Farm, £1215 Ratlinggate Farm, £1200 Brisco Hall, £1160 (x2) Grange Grassing, £1140, £1135 Brisco Hall, £1130 Sideway Bank, £1120 Greengate Well Farm, £1115, £1100 Clappers, £1100 (x2) Birks Farm, £1100 Clappers Farm, £1095 (x2) £1085 Walton Woodhead, £1075 (x3) Croft House, £1075 Low Hallburn, £1070 (x3) Hargill House, £1065 Sideway Bank, Shorthorn £1255, £1145, £1015 (x2) Brisco Hall, British Blue £1250, £1110, £1065, £1015 Fishergill, £1155 Sandbed Farm, £1100 Westgarth Hill, £1085 Dacre Lodge, £1085 Mount Pleasant £1085, £1075 (x2), £1065, £1035 Shillafield, £1055, Ladywells, Simmental £1175, £1070, £1065, £1045 Brisco Hall, £1065 Hosket Hill Farm, £1025 Uppertown Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1100 Home Farm, £1090 (x2) Dearham Hall, £1010 High Drum.

WEANED CATTLE: – A smaller and mixed show of 247 weanlings were forward with less buyers in attendance due to the better weather, however quality cattle were well bid for.

Messrs Proctor, Swarland Old Hall sold an outstanding 10 month old Limousin cross bull for £1200 and £1180.  Messrs Rutter Fartown run of outstanding cattle topped at £1170 and £1140 for Limousin x bullocks and £1150 for a Limousin heifer.

Leading prices:
Bulls: Limousin £1200, £1180, £1095, £980 Swarland Old Hall £1090 (x2) Park View, British Blue £885 (x2) Park House Farm, £860 Halmyre Farm, £835 Nunfield, Holstein Friesian £540 (x2) Skelcies Hall, £490 High Crosby Farm, Aberdeen Angus £870 (x3) Hindrigg Farm, £810 (x6) Park House Farm, Holstein £490, £445 High Crosby Farm.

Steers: Limousin £1170 £1140, £1080, £1050  Fartown, £1050 Burthwaite, £1015 (x2), £1005  Snab Farm, £1010 Park View, Aberdeen Angus £1075 Millisle Farm, £895 Carrhouse Mews, £805 Hillcrest, British Blue £830 (x2) Snab Farm, Holstein Friesian  £730 (x3) Millisle Farm, £570 (x2) Field Head Farm, £510 (x2) Trainlands, Hereford £680 Hillcrest.

Heifers: Limousin £1150, £1060, £1030, £990 Fartown, £1040 Haltcliffe, £1010 (x2) Burthwaite, £960 Fangs Brow Farm, £950 (x5) Millisle Farm, British Blue £960 Halmyre Farm, Aberdeen Angus £860 (x3) Millisle Farm.