Borderway Store & Weanling Cattle Report

21st August 2019

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd had forward 1596 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale at Borderway comprising of 784 catalogued Store Cattle including the Anniversary Show & Sale, 220 Un-entered Store Bulls and Stirks, 355 Calves and 237 Dairy Cattle incorporating the Monthly Sale for the Border & Lakeland Holstein Club. Borderway was buzzing with activity, all classes sold exceptionally well.

STORE CATTLE – The annual anniversary show and sale of store cattle held at Borderway on Wednesday was kindly sponsored by Sure Calf and expertly judged by husband and wife team Les and Louise Kendal, Outgang Farm, Penrith who had a wonderful show presented before them.

Their Champion was the 1st prize Limousin bullock shown by Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End, Appleby, Penrith this fantastic specimen later sold for £1370 and topped the days bullock trade. The Reserve Champion was shown by Messrs Rome, Niven Hill, Gretna with their smart British Blue 1st prize heifer which sold for £1300.

 

Out with the show the trade on offer in Carlisle was nothing short of exceptional with 79 active buyers ringside and over 200 more cattle sold on the year. The sale topped at £1550 for a beautiful roaned Limousin cross heifer shown by Messrs Murray, The Throp, Gilsland. 113 animals sold at £1100 and above with just over half the sale achieving upwards of £1000 despite a large percentage of yearling cattle forward

Prize Winners:

Class 1 – Limousin cross steer

1st       Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End, Appleby                                        £1370

2nd      Messrs Scott, West Micklethwaite, Wigton                                        £1175

3rd      Messrs Smith Jackson, Hightown, Melkridge, Haltwhistle                 £1075

Class 2 – British Blue cross steer

1st       Messrs Smith Jackson, Hightown, Melkridge, Haltwhistle                 £1035

2nd      Messrs Parsons, Slealands, Longtown, Carlisle                                £1000

3rd        Messrs Parsons, Slealands, Longtown, Carlisle                                £1005

Class 3 – Any Other Breed cross steer (All Charolais)

1st       RN & RA Scott, West Micklethwaite, Wigton                                     £1125

2nd      Messrs Storey, Limestone Cottage, Penrith                                      £1255

3rd      Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End, Appleby                                        £1100

Class 4 – Limousin cross heifer

1st       RN & RA Scott, West Micklethwaite, Wigton                                     £1205

2nd      DH & JM Murray, The Throp, Gilsland, Brampton                             £1550

3rd      DH & JM Murray, The Throp, Gilsland, Brampton                             £1055

Class 5 – British Blue cross heifer

1st       Messrs Rome, 3 Niven Hill, Rigg, Gretna                                          £1300

Class 6 – Any Other Breed cross steer

1st       Messrs Stott, Shaw Head, Easton, Longtown                                    £780

2nd      Messrs Stott, Shaw Head, Easton, Longtown                                    £680

3rd      Messrs Stott, Shaw Head, Easton, Longtown                                    £750

 

Overall Champion – Messrs Barker, Middle Bank End, Appleby                            £1370

Reserve Overall Champion – Messrs Rome, 3 Niven Hill, Rigg, Gretna               £1300

 

Leading Consignor Averages:

Bowman, Croft House         3 av £1180

Barnes, Hutton Roof           3 av £1160

Stainton, The Garth             4 av £1151

Bunting, Midtown Farm       6 av £1144

Smith, North Boig                5 av £1134

Armstrong, Midtown            3 av £1130

Pearson, The Faulds          2 av £1105

Phillips, Netherhill                10 av £1104

Murray, Roughet Hill           3 av £1104

Fisher, Laird Laugh             5 av £1100

Leading prices:
Heifers: Limousin £1550, £1055 The Throp, £1295, £1055 Galloberry, £1245, £1150, £1145 Midtown Farm, £1240 East View Farm, £1205, £1130, £1115, £1105, £1100 West Micklethwaite, £1160, £1100 Roughet Hill, £1130, £1080 Edenlin, £1125 Croft House, £1115 Cracrop, £1095 Kirkhouse Farm, £1090 North Boig Farm, £1085, £1075 Longhurst, £1075 High Green Hill British Blue £1300 Niven Hill, £1175 Cracrop, £1120 Pelutho Park, £1075 Petteril Bank Farm, £1065 Camphill Farm, £1060 North Boig Farm, £1055, £1035, £1005 Rose Farm, £1025 Cardew House Charolais £1185, £1125, £1085, £1055, £1025 Broom Hill, £1000 Sideway Bank Blonde £1125 High Green Hill Simmental £1100 Gallowberry Aberdeen Angus £965 Town End Farm

Steers: Limousin £1370 Middle Bank End Farm, £1245 Walton Woodhead, £1235, £1180 Croft House, £1235, £1200 Limestone Cottage, £1225 Midtown Farm, £1225, £1175 Cracrop Farm, £1220 Netherhill Farm, £1205 The Garth, £1195, £1165 Hutton Roof, £1190 Hallhill, £1175 West Micklethwaite, £1155 Wood Hall Charolais £1260, £1200, £1185, £1175, £1125, £1075(x2) Broom Hill, £1255 Limestone Cottage, £1170 Balnamoon Farm, £1155 Sideway Bank, £1145, £1135 Midtown Farm, £1125, £1055 West Micklethwaite, £1100 Middle Bank End Farm, £1090(x2), £1085(x2), £1080(x2), £1075 Spout Bank British Blue £1230 North Boig Farm, £1175, £1165, £1100 Rose Farm, £1100 Gallowberry, £1100 Chapel Farm, £1075 Broom Hill, £1065 Crookdyke, £1055 Park View, £1035 Hightown, £1005, £1000 Slealands, £1000 Briggle Farm, £1000 Bridge End Farm, £1000 Bankend, £925, £900 Ballacutchel Friesian £925 Wellington Farm Blonde £1100 The Wreay Aberdeen Angus £1095 Harley Croft, £100 Crookdyke, £985(x4) Chapel Farm, £975 Ballacutchel, £950 Scalehill Farm, Salers £1078 Broom Hill Simmental £1010, £905 Chapel Farm, £995, £930 Balnamoon Farm, £910 Greenview Beef Shorthorn £1000 Town End Farm Montbelairde £930 Briggle Farm  Hereford £920 Chapel Farm Fleckvieh £900 Hill Park Farm

WEANED CATTLE: Bulls topped at £1150 for a Limousin from Messrs Pickering, Fairspring Farm. With heifers selling to £1055 and £1035 from Messrs McIntyre, Glenlea. A British Blue bullock from the same home sold to 950.

Bulls: Limousin £1150 Fairspring Farm, £960 Sarkshield Farm, £955, £900 Park View, Simmental £945, Castlewigg Farm, Aberdeen Angus £770 Barnglies, Hereford £750, £735 Barnglies, British Blue £745 Northfield Park.

Heifers: Limousin £1055, £1035 Glenlea,  Simmental £835 Castlewigg Farm, British Blue £750, £720 Stone House,  Aberdeen Angus £685 Kilfillan.

Steers: British Blue £950 Glenlea, £800 Barnakill, Limousin £830 Millriggs Farm, Aberdeen Angus £805 Esket View, £710 Crookdake House, Simmental £800 Hartrigg, Hereford £660, £630 Greenview,  Shorthorn £620 Barnakill, Norwegian Red £585 Nirvana