Borderway Store Cattle and Weanling Sale

3rd May 2017

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1226 head at their Weekly Wednesday Cattle Sale comprising of 861 Catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered Store Bulls and Stirks, 283 Calves and 82 Dairy Cattle forward for Borderway Monthly Dairy Day.

A marvelous selection of cattle in every department met a brisk trade with 150 buyers operating across 3 rings.

STORE CATTLE – Once again a very good entry of 520 store cattle forward with all classes selling very well.  Top overall was for two British Blue cross steers from Messrs Beatty, Durdar, Carlisle achieving £1480.  Messrs Beattie, Shield Green, Carlisle sold top priced Limousin to £1380.  Heifers peaked at £1290 for a Limousin cross from Messrs Johnstone, Low Flow, Wigton and £1280 for another from Messrs Wood, Arnold House, Carlisle.  Black and Whites peaked at £1050 for two Holstein Freisian from Messrs Scott, Carrick Dean, Maryport.  Many more could have been sold to vendors advantage.  Please advise entries

Leading prices:
Steers: British Blue
£1480 (x2) Durdar Farm, £1295, £1210  Rose Farm, £1215 (x2) Sandbed Farm, £1200 (x3)  Millantae Farm, £1200 Rottington Hall, £1185 Blue Dial, £1180 Hawkrigg Farm, £1155, £1150, £1085  Flothers, £1150 Merryshield, £1135 Lankaber, £1110 Marona, £1110 (x3) Blue Dial Farm, £1090 (x2) New Bampton Farm, Limousin £1380, £1340, £1240 (x2)   Shield Green, £1340 Millantae farm, £1290, £1270, £1215  Spawell, £1280 (x2) Wham Head farm, £1275, £1170  High Green Hill, £1270, £1260, £1175  Low Flow, £1225 The Flatt, £1210 Marona, £1170 Spout Bank, £1170 Tailbert, Charolais £1245, £1190 Spout Bank, £1235 Clappers Farm, £1180 Sideway Bank, £1110 The Grove, £1080 (x3), £970  Shank Bridge End, £955 (x3), £940 Mossband Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1210 (x2), £1165 (x2) Rottington Hall, £1140, £1030  Arnold House, £1090 (x20 Holly Bush, £1070 £1050 Glebe Farm, Simmental £1190, £1180 (x3), £1115, £1100 (x3) Croftheads, £1165 Westgarth Hill, Blonde £1175, £1100, £1040 Merryshield, Montbelairde £1085 £1080, £1060 Greenwrae, Holstein Friesian £1050 (x2) Carrick Dean, £970 (x4) Rose Farm, £760 (x4) Kilnknowe, Norwegian Red £950 Carrick Dean, Friesian £950 Carrick Dean, £930 Green Farm, £910, £800  Kilnknowe, £880 (x4), £765 (x2)  Aulby Farm, £805 (x2) Holme Farm, £770 Glebe Farm, Ayrshire £785 Greenwrae, Holstein £760 Blue Dial Farm.  

Heifers: Limousin £1290, £1195 Low Flow, £1280 Arnold House, £1270 Mauld Meaburn, £1250, £1180  High Green Hill, £1235, £1210, £1200, £1180, £1140, £1130, £1105   Spa Well, £1200 Marona, £1195 Low Flow, £1170, £1150, £1130  Fishergill, £1110 Tailbert, British Blue £1210 (x2) Sandbed Farm, £1140 Fishergill, £1090 Blue Dial Farm, £1080 (x2) Seymour House, £1050 Rose Farm, £1045 (x3) High Field, £1030 Arnold House, £1030 Rose Farm, £1020 Searigg Farm, £1020 (x2) Kilnknowe £1010 (x5) Carleton Hill Farm £1000 West Whitrigg, Charolais £1170 The Grove, £1170, £1115, £1090  Clappers Farm, £1095 Ladyhousesteads, £1070 Fishergill, £1050 Westgarth Hill, £1030 £1025 Sideway Bank, £1000 The Grove, Simmental £1150 Castlewigg Farm, Blonde £1100 (x2) Merryshield, Lincoln Red £980 (x3), £940 Whitecrook, Aberdeen Angus £920 New Bampton Farm, £920 (x5) Ibrak, £890 (x2)  Holly Bush.  

WEANED CATTLE – A smaller show of 319 weanlings were forward with a good ring side of buyers coming for grass cattle £1090 EL & W & CA Johnston, Horsemoor Hills, Wigton sold the top priced Limousin x bullock at 13 months old at £1090. Kedzlie Farm run of outstanding cattle topped at £1060 for a 14 month old Limousin heifer.

Leading prices: Bulls: Charolais £1440 Airds of Balcary, British Blue £1060 Inglewood Bank, Fleckvieh £870, £840 (x2) High House, Blonde £840 Newshield Farm, £840 Parcelstown Farm, Aberdeen Angus £810 (x2) High House, Beef Shorthorn £700 Croft Ends Farm, Friesian £600 Edge.

Steers: British Blue £1140 Oakghyll Farm, £1020 Quarry House Farm, £1000 (x3) £920 (x3) Wickerfield, £970 Castle Farm, Limousin £1090 (x2) Horsemoor Hills, £1030 (x2) £1020 Quarry House Farm, £995 Greenside Keep Cottage £985 £980 West Moorhouses, £965 Town Foot Farm, £950, £945 (x2)  Netherton, £945 Shillafield, £915 £905 Staingills, Aberdeen Angus £925, £825 (x2) Home Farm (Birkby), South Devon £840 Castle Farm, Saler £825 (x3) Kedzlie Farm, Blonde £800 Moor Park Farm, Staberlizer £805 (x2) Netherton, Simmental £790 Fangs Brow Farm, Bazadaise £770 Inglewood Bank, Holstein Friesian £715 Bulls Head Farm, £640 Chapel House, £640 Castle Farm, £600 Orchard House, Holstein £640 Chapel House, £600 Orchard House, Jersey £615 Edenbanks, Fleckvieh £600 (x6) Lowther Low Moor, Ayrshire £570 (x8) Barsalloch Farm.

Heifer: Limousin £1060, £990(x2) £970, £960, £950 (x2), £905 (x2), £900  Kedzlie Farm, £1000, £940  Quarry House, £940 Greenburn, £940 Castle Farm, £925 (x2), £910 (x2)  Horsemoor Hills, Charolais £1035, £1000 (x3) Low Houses, British Blue £945 Kedzlie Farm, £940 (x2) Quarry House Farm, Hereford £870 Campingholm.