Borderway Store Cattle and Weanling Sale

28th October 2015

Harrison & Hetherington had forward 953 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle at Borderway consisting of 633 Store Cattle, Bulls and weanlings, 309 Calves and 11 Dairy Cattle.

As more Autumnal weather sets in more cattle were on offer in every section, trade remains buoyant for all classes with quality short of requirements.

STORE CATTLE –  A marvellous entry of 404 store cattle were forward whereby quality was short of requirements.  Top overall was a superb Limousin heifer from Mr M Haigh, Breckonhill Farm, Hexham achieving £1290.  Messrs WS & JM Dinsdale, High Field, Penrith sold a Limousin cross also and achieved £1270.  Top overall steer was a Charolais cross from Messrs JB & SF Stainton, The Garth, Carlisle selling to £1250.  Messrs Park, Baldwinholme Farm, Carlisle sold the top Limousin cross to £1245.  Black and white looked sharper and easily sold.  Top overall was a Holstein Friesian from Messrs TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill Farm, Cockermouth selling to £1090.  Please advise entries to Main office or to Auctioneeers.

Leading prices:

Heifers: Limousin £1290 Breckonhill Farm, £1270 (x2), £1190, £1160   High Field, £1200 (x2) £1170  Orton Rigg Farm, £1150 Cocklet Hill Farm, £1125 Clappers Farm, £1125 Midtown Farm, British Blue £1160, £1045 (x2), The Howes, £1100 Blackdyke Farm, £1085 Eden View Farm, £1075 Berrier Head, £1045 Fishergill, £1020 (x2) Standing Stonerigg, £1000 Cocklet Hill Farm, Charolais £1130 Clappers Farm, £1125 Midtown Farm, £1040, £970, £925, £920  Upper Higham Lane, £945 Greenview, £920 Midtown Farm,  Simmental £1000 (x2) Auchenhill, £900 Tinto View, Aberdeen Angus £865 (x2) Auchenhill.

Steers: Charolais £1250 The Garth, £1225 Midtown Farm, £1085, £1050, £1020 Upper Higham Lane, £1040 (x2) Sneck Yeat, Limousin £1245, £1135 Baldwinholme Farm, £1215 (x2 ) The Swaites, £1170 Ibrak, £1170 Fishergill, £1160, £1145 (x3)  Rose Farm,  £1140, £1130  Upper Higham Lane, £1130, £1125 Newlands Grange, £1120 Uppertown Farm, British Blue £1170, £1130 Prior House, £1170, £1160 Rose Farm, £1155 Crosshill Farm House, £1120 Harrot Hill Farm, Simmental £1160 Town Foot Farm, £1130 Chapel House, £1115 (x3) Auchenhill, Stabiliser £1130 The Swaites

Montbeliarde £1110,  £1085, £1060 Stonewalls, £900 Stainton House Farm, Holstein Friesian   £1090 Harrot Hill Farm, £835 Chapel Farm, Blonde £1070 Upper Higham Lane, Aberdeen Angus £1070 Fishergill, £1045 Sneck Yeat, £1010 (x3) Tinto View Farm, £995 The Howes, £950 (x3) Ibrak, Friesian £970 (x3) Cocklet Hill Farm, £945 Town Foot Farm, £920 Wavercroft, £835 (x3) Chapel Farm, Hereford £890 Bolton Wood Lane.

WEANED CATTLE – A larger show of weanlings were forward with a trade worth the vendors wait, with all classes being the dearest trade for some time.

Leading prices:

Bulls: Limousin £1155, £890 Lough Head, £1120 Sarkshields Farm, £840 Baldwinholme Farm, £780 Albierigg, £750 Overby House, British Blue £885 Mid Skeog Farm, Aberdeen Angus £860 Hobbiesburn, £700 (x3) Sanson Seal Farm, Saler £740 Overby House, Fleckvieh £530 (x3) Lowther Low Moor, Friesian £520 (x2) Pelutho Park, Holstein Friesian £500 (x8) Moorhouse Farm.

Heifers: Limousin £895 Croft House, £895 Burthwaite, £890 Croft House, £875 (x2) Lough Head, British Blue £865 Amazone, Blonde £760 Walloway, Aberdeen Angus £855, £790 Macey Bank Farm, Simmental £760 Tinto View, Charolais £745 (x5) Enzieholm.

Steers: British Blue £890 Street House, £830 Amazone, £820 Raggetsyke, Blonde £880, £730 Thackmire House, Limousin £860, £800 Burthwaite, £800 (x5) Wickerfield, Aberdeen Angus £810 The Grove, £730 Mid Skeog Farm, Simmental £740 Cathpair, Holstein Friesian £650 (x4) Girthhead, £600, £540  Waingate Head, £555 (x4) Chapel Farm, £540 Pasture House, £490 (x6), £485 (x7) Cliburn Hall, Holstein £555 (x2) Chapel Farm, Friesian £475 (x3) Crown Farm.