Borderway Store & Weanling Sale

12th August 2020

At Borderway Mart on Wednesday 12th August, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of store and weanling cattle.

STORE CATTLE: The weekly sale of store cattle drew another fantastic entry of over 500 head.  New purchasers were in attendance with spurred all regular on lookers resulting in a fast trade throughout.

Leading the way was Messrs Johnstone, Westray Farm, Cockermouth who sold Charolais bullocks to £1460 and £1450.  Limousin bullocks followed next at £1385 from Seymour Farms, Leegate, Wigton.  Messrs Robinson, West Cocklaw, Hexham sold a run of Limousin bullocks to £1360 and averaged £1302.50 for the run of 8.  Holstein bullocks sold to £1150 for a strong from Messrs Dent, Flothers, Hexham.  Heifers were a tremendous trade selling to a top of £1360 for a cracking Limousin from Messrs Faulder, Thistledown, Carlisle with his run of 8 averaging £1247.50.  Smart young heifers sold to £1210 for a yearling British Blue from Moir Livestock, Home Farm, Fraserburgh.

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

Leading prices: Steers: Charolais £1460 £1450 Westray Farm, £1360 Old Silloth Farm, £1270 £1255 Sideway Bank £1250 Broomfield Farm, £1130 Low Houses, £1100 Somerton Hotel, Limousin £1385 Seymour Farms £1360 £1350 £1320 £1290 (x2) £1270 (x3) West Cocklaw £1355 £1190 Woodslee, £1310 Broomfield Farm, £1300 (x2) Ashfield, £1280 Somerton Hotel £1280 Newtown Farm, £1230 Church View, £1225 Broathill, £1190 Midtown Farm, £1190 (x2) Woodslee, Beef Shorthorn £1290 Somerton Hotel, £1230 £1210 £1175 £1145 Brisco Hall, Simmental £1250 Old Silloth Farm, £1090 Broathill £1050 Somerton Hotel, British Blue £1240 Flothers £1235 £1145 (x4) Heggle Lane Farm, £1220 £1150 Church View, £1205 £1195 Bents Farm, £1190 £1150 Broathill, £1175 (x4) Town Foot Farm, £1160 (x2) £1150 (x2) Woodhouse, £1120 Stone House, £1115 High Green Hill, £1115 (x2) Lawrence Holme £1115 Stainton House Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1240 The Nook, £1195 £1170 £1085 Heggle Lane Farm, £1195 £1190 (x2) Thornship Farm, £1190 Brisco Hall, £1105 (x4) Stainton House Farm, £1100 Woodhouse, Longhorn £1170 Broomfield Farm, Friesian £1150 Flothers, £990 (x2) £970 (x2) Wellington Farm, Holstein Friesian £1060 £1030 £985 Broomfield Farm, £1060 £940 Blue Dial Farm, £1050 (x4) Rose Farm, Ayrshire £1050 Flothers, Hereford £1030 £1000 Parton Farm, Montbelairde £930 Stonewalls.

Heifers: Limousin £1360 £1310 £1300 (x2) £1280 Thistledown £1320 Somerton Hotel, £1310 (x2) The Beeches £1300 £1290 £1260 Croft House, £1300 Stubbsgill Farm, £1280 £1265 (x4) Somerton Hotel, £1245 Clappers Farm, £1240 (x3) Demesne Farm, British Blue £1210 £1095 Home Farm, £1150 £1080 Somerton Hotel, £1150 (x2) Lawrence Holme, £1100 Flothers, £1100 Hesket Demain, £1085 (x2) Broathill, £1080 (x3) Stone House, £1095, £1050 £1045 Home Farm, £1060 (x4) Woodhouse, £1040 (x2) £1030 (x2) Hardrigg Hall, Charolais £1180 Rigg Head, £1170 Clappers Farm, £1150 Westray Farm, £1130 Sideway Bank £1100 (x2) Orchard House, Simmental £1120 £1050 Somerton Hotel, Montbelairde £940 (x2) Stonewalls, Gelvieh £900 Parceltown, Hereford £900 Parton, Belted Galloway £800 (x3) Gofton Field Head.

WEANED CATTLE: A good show of 205 weanlings were forward with once again bulls beening in great demand.  Messrs Robinson, New Hall run of Charolais bulls sold for £1250, £1200 (x2) £1190 (x3),  Messrs Cleasby, Linden House sold the top priced Limousin bull for £1170 and Messrs Weightman, Highwood Nook run of Limousin x Friesian bulls topped at £920 (x2). Messrs Mews, Glendue Farm, topped the heifer section with his run of Blue crosses at £920 (x4).  Messrs Dickeson, East Rackwood sold a Limousin bullock for £880.

Bulls: Charolais £1250 £1200 (x2) £1190 (x3) New Hall, Limousin £1170 Linden House, £990 Wall End Farm, £920 (x2) Highwood Nook, Aberdeen Angus £670 Westwood, Hereford £560 Wheyrigg House.  

Heifers: Simmental £1060 (x2) Millrigg, British Blue £920 (x4) Glendue Farm, Charolais £845 Row Brow Park, Limousin £845 Glendue Farm, £845 HighHouse Aberdeen Angus £830 Wheyrigg House.

Steers: Limousin £880 £845 East Rackwood £840 Wheyrigg House, Galloway £870 Low Three Mark Farm, British Blue £840 Newlands Farm, Hereford £820 £795 £785 £780 (x2) Cotehill Farm, Aberdeen Angus £730 (x2) Marks Farm.