Borderway Store & Weanling Cattle Sale

13th January 2021

Harrison & Hetherington had forward over 1222 cattle at their weekly sale comprising of a catalogued entry of 715 Store Cattle for the Special January Sale, 176 Un-entered store bulls and weanlings and 331 Calves.

STORE CATTLE – The sale attracted great interest with many fresh faces added to our competitive ringside of regular buyers. This resulted in all classes of cattle selling to some fantastic results ensuring vendors could be nothing but elated with their returns. 74 cattle sold in excess of £1300 which saw 28 vendors average over £1200. Yearling bullocks and heifers regularly sold for £1150-£1250. Alan Twentyman, Osborne Farm, Wigton brought forward 4 outstanding British Blue x heifers to top the sale at £1720 and lead the averages at £1638. Closely following with an average of £1600 for 3 was Messrs Wigham, Coldshields, Hexham who peaked at £1670 for Limousin heifers. Bullocks sold to a top of £1470 for a cracking Limousin from Messrs Dickinson, Low House, Wigton closely followed at £1455 for an outstanding British Blue from Messrs Mason, Bank Farm, Penrith. Natives sold to £1450 for a great Aberdeen Angus bullock from Messrs Stamper, Rose Farm, Cockermouth. Tom Faulder, Thistledown sold a marvellous run of 42 Continental x bullocks to a top of £1420 for a pair of Limousin x steers to average £1329.

Leading Consignor Averages (Consignments of 3 or more)

Over 12 months:

Messrs Twentyman, Osborne Farm (4) £1638; Messrs Wigham, Coldshields (3) £1600; Messrs Dickinson, Low House (3) £1393; Messrs Stamper, Rose Farm (7) £1357; Messrs Dobson, East View (4) £1348; Messrs Dixon, Haresceugh (4) £1345; Messrs Robinson, Pelutho Park (6) £1335; Messrs Faulder, Thistledown (40) £1329, Messrs Mason, Bank Farm (8) £1310; Messrs Murray, Roughet Hill (10) £1281; Messrs Magnay, Greenwrae (4) £1278; Messrs Batey, High Knells (4) £1274; Messrs Hodgson, Green Farm (5) £1253; Allen Farming (6) £1237; Messrs Smith, Kelmore Hills (4) £1235; Messrs Watson, High Floweryhirst (4) £1233; Messrs Coates, Beck Hall (4) £1230; Messrs Pattinson, The Flatt (12) £1228; Messrs Roots, Kilnford Croft (4) £1225; Messrs Wilson, Low Farm (3) £1223; Messrs Bunting, Midtown (12) £1218; Messrs Mitchinson, High Greenhill (5) £1216; Messrs Oliver, Walton Woodhead (5) £1213, Messrs Graham, Miller Hill (12) £1213; Messrs Brough, Clappers (4) £1211, Messrs Priestley, Cracrop (6) £1208

12 months & under:

Messrs Hunter, Steel Farm (9) £1251; Messrs Scott, Thirlwall Castle (8) £1218; Messrs Thompson, East Unthank (3) £1150; Messrs Donald, Denton Mains (10) £1129; Messrs Wigham, Hargill House (11) £1128

Leading prices:

Heifers: British Blue £1720, £1680, £1650 Osborne Farm, £1620, £1120 Bank Farm, £1320 Old Church Farm, £1285 Beckhall Farm, £1200 Thornship Farm, £1190 Sheepfields, £1185, £1175 Ellerslea, £1180, £1175, £1165, £1090 Lawerence Holme, £1110 Halldykes, £1100, £1060 The Beeches, £1085, £1050 Blue Dial Farm, £1075, £1000 Wickerfield, £1055 Burn House, £1000 South View Limousin £1670, £1650, £1480 Coldshields, £1500 Osborne Farm, £1480, £1370 Walton Woodhead, £1440, £1290(x2) East View Farm, £1385, £1290 Kilnford Croft, £1340, £1255 Midtown Farm, £1330 Hargill House, £1310, £1255 Miller Hill, £1300 Kelmore Hill Farm, £1290, £1285 Steel Farm, £1285, £1275, £1265(x2), £1225 Roughet Hill, £1280 Low Farm, £1280 High Flowery Hirst, £1255 Thornship Farm, £1250 Upper Higham Lane, £1235, £1230 Reaygarth  Aberdeen Angus £1300, £1250 Thornship Farm, £1145, £1125 Stoneraise Place, £1095 Halldykes, £1085 Beech House, £1065 Cockleybank, £1060 South View Farm, £1050, £1000 Kelsick House Hereford £1160 Rose Farm, £1100 Swordwellrigg Charolais £1140 Stoneraise Place Simmental £1105 High Dovecote, £1030 South View Farm.

Steers: Limousin £1470 Low House, £1420(x2), £1400(x3), £1345, £1335 Thistledown, £1390, £1345(x2) Haresceugh Castle, £1380(x3) Rose Farm, £1370 East View Farm, £1365, £1335 Pelutho Park, £1355 Low House, £1355, £1340 Bank Farm, £1355, £1345 Ellersea, £1350 Thirlwall Castle Farm, £1345 Steel Farm, £1340(x2) Green Farm, £1340 Midtown Farm, £1335(x2) Roughet Hill, £1330 The Faulds British Blue £1455 Bank Farm, £1390 Rose Farm, £1385, £1345 Thistledown, £1290 High Flowery Hirst, £1285, £1235, £1225 The Flatt, £1255 High Green Hill, £1255 Cracrop Farm, £1215, £1210 Beckhall Farm, £1205, £1145 Waingate Head, £1200 Cumcatch Farm, £1190 Wickerfield, £1160, £1110, £1105 Bankend, £1160 Hill Park Farm, £1100 Carleton House Aberdeen Angus £1450, £1360 Rose Farm, £1335, £1330 Thistledown, £1270 Greenwrae, £1245, £1235, £1220, £1200, £1195 Stoneraise Place, £1175 Thornship Farm, £1160 Green Gill Farm, £1155 Stainton House Farm, £1145(x2) Cockleybank, £1105 The Flatt Beef Shorthorn £1360, £1270 Greenwrae Simmental £1350, £1330 High Knells Farm, £1215 Chapel Farm Charolais £1315, £1200 Clappers Farm, £1300(x2) Thistledown, £1260 High Flowery Hirst, £1245, £1235 The Flatt, £1185, £1175 Town House, £1165, £1115 Cockley Bank, £1110 Longrow Farm Hereford £1250 Swordwellrigg Farm, £1090 Carleton House Montbeliarde £1210 Greenwrae Blonde £1140 Thistledown Holstein Friesian £1130 Kelsick Farm, £1035 Hill Green Luing £1120, £1095, £1040, £1020 Cinderbarrow Farm Friesian £1050 Wellington Farm, £1035 Chapel Farm

WEANED CATTLE: A great show of 176 stirks was forward on Wednesday with a keen ring side of buyers ensuring a great trade throughout. All classes of bulls would be sharper on the week with extra buyers coming to take advantage of the great show. Messrs Pattinson, Bonshawside sold two 9 and 11 month old Limousin bulls for £1270 and £1210. Messrs Cleasby, Linden House’s run of 10 and 11 month old Limousin bulls sold to a top of £1125 and £1090. Messrs Johnston & Son, Orton Hall’s bull topped at £1125 for 10 month old Angus bulls and £1095 for a 10 month old Limousin x bull.

Messrs Todhunter, Greyrigg sold a Charolais x bullock for £990 and Messes Moscrop & Son, Border Rigg sold an Angus bullock for £980. Messrs Reed, Knarr sold a Limousin x heifer for £900.

Bulls: Limousin £1270 Bonshawside, £1125, £1090 Linden House, £1095 Orton Hall, £1080, £1050, £1000 Dry Howe Aberdeen Angus £1125 Orton Hall Simmental £900 Suttons Fleckvieh £640 Greyrigg Friesian £600 Adamgill

Steers: Charolais £990 Greyrigg Aberdeen Angus £980 Border Rigg, £880, £875 Crowhall Farms Limousin £935, £905, £875 Gelt House, £920, £880, £870, £865 Crowhall Farms, £910 Hillend Farm, £900 The Knarr, £880 New House Farm British Blue £900 The Knarr Simmental £850 New House Farm Fleckvieh £820 Gelt House Friesian £715 Summerhill Farm Longhorn £700 Greenside Keep Cottage

Heifers: Limousin £900 The Knarr, £840 New House Farm, £840 Hillend Farm, £825 The Tofts Longhorn £830 Greenside Keep Cottage Aberdeen Angus £780 Caton Street Hereford £755 The Tofts