Borderway Store & Weanling Sale

29th July 2020

At Borderway Mart on Wednesday 29th July, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of store and weanling cattle.

STORE CATTLE: A marvelous sale of 572 store cattle forward at Borderway Mart whereby from start to finish there was unbelievable demand for all shapes and sizes.

Topping the sale at £1390 was a Limousin cross steer from top supporters of Borderway, Messrs Beattie, Rattlinggate Farm, Carlisle who’s run of seven cattle averaged £1268.57.  Charolais sold to £1340 for two from Messrs Johnstone, Westray, Cockermouth.  British Blues to £1290 from Messrs Riley, Underhelm, Grasmere and Aberdeen Angus to £1225 from Claremont Properties.

In the heifer section it was topped again by Messrs Beattie, Rattlinggate for a Limousin cross selling to £1380.  Others sold to £1330 for two Limousin heifers from Messrs Jenkinson, Clifton Moor, Penrith who’s run of 15 averaged £1239.  Charolais to £1220 from Messrs Kyle, Spoutbank, Brampton.  British Blues to £1200 from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Beckermet and the same price achieved by Messrs McKie, Lawrence Holme, Wigton for a further two and Simmentals to £1140 again for a pair from Valmar Investments, Dalton.

Many more could have been sold.  Please advise entries to Main Office for next week’s sale.

Leading prices: Steers:

Limousin £1390 £1310 Ratlinggate Farm, £1320 (x3) £1230 (x2) Shield Green, £1310 (x2) £1190 Ellerslea, £1280 £1275 £1190 Hayclose, £1205 £1180 Barton Dale, £1205 (x3) Cross Hill, £1200 Seymour House, £1190 Holmecroft Farm, Charolais £1340 Westray Farm, £1210 £1190 Hayclose £1070 Stoneraise Place, British Blue £1290 Underhelm, £1250 (x3) £1185 (x3) Town Foot Farm £1220 Hayclose, £1205 (x4) Sandbed Farm, £1205 Ellerslea, £1180 Waingate Head, £1150 Carleton Hill Farm, £1150 Hallfoot, £1150 The Grove, Aberdeen Angus £1225 Hayclose, £1190 (x5) £1140 Ribton House, £1180, £1140 (x4)  Stoneraise Place, £1130 (x4) Stainton House Farm, £1120 Laversdale Farm, Simmental £1200 Hayclose, £1185 Ellerslea, Continental £1185 Hayclose, Bazadaise £1170 Ratlinggate Farm, Montbelairde £1150 Swordwellrigg Farm, £1045 £960 West Stobswood, Hereford £1150 Laversdale Farm, £1150 Swordwellrigg Farm, £1105 (x3) Rye Close £1100, £1060 White House, £1080 (x4) Jerriestown, Friesian £1040 Laversdale Farm, £1020 (x5) The Nook £1005 (x6) Rye Close, Holstein £1035 (x3) £1000 (x4) Grassings Farm, £1000 (x4) Ribton House, Dairy Shorthorn £1025 Parton Farm, Beef Shorthorn £1025 Parton Farm, Blonde £1020 Brackenthwaite Farm, Swedish Red & White £1000 Grassings Farm

Holstein Friesian £1000 (x2) Ribton House, £900 Edenbanks, Fleckvieh £990 Stoneraise Place, Welsh Black £910 Hallfoot.

Heifers: Limousin £1380 £1230 £1200 Ratlinggate Farm, £1330 £1220 £1190 Croft House, £1300 £1270 (x2) £1260 (x3) Clifton Moor, £1220 Shield Green, £1195 (x2) Clifton Moor, £1180 Wolsty Farm, Charolais £1220 £1180 £1140 £1110 (x2) Spout Bank £1190 (x2) Swordwellrigg Farm, £1170 £1145 £1100 Low Houses, £1110 Westray Farm, £1110 The Holt, British Blue £1200 Holmecroft Farm, £1200 (x2) £1150 Lawrence Holme £1160 Carleton Hill Farm, £1100 Tinnishall, Simmental £1140 (x2) £1075 (x4)  Buccleugh Street, £1120 (x2) £1100 £1020 Prior Rigg, Aberdeen Angus £1100 (x3) £1090 (x2) £1045 (x4) £1040 (x4) Stoneraise Place, £1055 (x4) Whinney Hill Farm, £1045 Buccleugh Street, Blonde £1070 Brackenthwaite Farm, South Devon £1035 (x2) Hallfoot, Hereford £970 Parton Farm, Holstein Friesian £800 West Stobswood.

WEANED CATTLE: A small entry of weanlings were forward with bulls being the sharpest trade seen for some time but stirks would be less on the week.  Messrs Robinson, New Hall run of 14 month old Charolais x bulls topped at £1310 x2 £1290 x2 and £1240 x2.  Messrs Henshall, Sarkshields sold 2 Pure Limousin bulls for £1180.  Messrs Graham, Wallhead British Blue bulls topped at £1140.

Leading prices:

Bulls: Charolais £1310 (x2) £1290 (x2) £1240 (x2) New Hall, Limousin £1180 (x2) Sarkshields Farm, British Blue £1140 £1030 Wallhead, Aberdeen Angus £905 Cummertrees Mill, Beef Shorthorn £830 (x2) Springbank, Fleckvieh £500 (x2) Home Farm.

Steers: British Blue £1190 (x3) Frizington Parks Farm, £930 Walloway, Friesian £925 Mill of Airies, Limousin £850 £840 (x2) £830 Horsemoor Hills, Aberdeen Angus £795 Cummertrees Mill, £780 Barwhanny Farm, £770 Sandysike Farmhouse, Belted Galloway £780 (x3) £700 (x3) Cummertrees Mill, Hereford £665 (x4) Cummertrees Mill.

Heifers: Limousin £1030 £965 £915 West Moorhouses, Belted Galloway £730 Cummertrees Mill.