Borderway Store & Weanlings Sale

6th May 2020

At Borderway Mart on Wednesday 6th May, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held their weekly sale of store cattle which saw an increased entry of 781 store & 135 weanling cattle.

STORE CATTLE: Top end stores were a flying trade with the strongest and best yearling types keenly sought after. Plainer types, although having plenty fanciers, were again a restricted trade. The top call of £1300 was achieved for a fantastic Limousin x bullock from Messrs I & KM Watson, Howrigg, Wigton who also topped the British Blues and Charolais at £1190. Heifer sold to £1260 twice for Messrs J & M Beattie, Shield Green, Kirklinton and Messrs Thomlinson, Standing Stonerigg, Kirklinton. Dairy bred heifers sold to £1240 for two British Blues from Messrs McKie, Lawrence Holme, Wigton.

Next Sale will take place on WEDNESDAY 13th MAY, all entries must be pre-booked with the office or the auctioneers:

James Little 07872 840685                                  Grant Anderson 07872 129274
David Holliday 07710 189804                              David Fearon 07500 173273
Main Sales Office 01228 406200

Leading prices:

Heifers: Limousin £1260, £1170 Shield Green, £1260 Standing Stonerigg, £1170, £1090 Old Church Farm, £1150, £1090, £1080 Longhurst, £1150, £1090, £1080(x2) Mains of Collin Farm, £1140 Steel Farm, £1125 Arnold House, £1100 The Throp, £1100 Carrick Farmhouse, £1090 Wavercroft, £1090 Palm Strothers Farm, £1080 Beech House, £1075 Flimby Hall British Blue £1240, £1100, £1050, £1000 Lawrence Holme, £1110 Old Church Farm, £1100 Hardrigg Hall, £1100 Green Farm, £1040, £1030, £985, £970 Woodfield, £1010, £980, £950 Rottington Hall, £995 Newbampton Farm, £995, £975 Langfauld, £990 Wath Head, £990, £970 Seymour Farms  Parthenaise £1190, £1020 Marina House Charolais £1075 West End Farm, £1020 Laungfauld, £980, £950, £920 Newbampton Farm, £910 Arnold House Simmental £1030 Chapel Farm Aberdeen Angus £990 Standing Stonerigg, £950 High Mossthorn, £940 Hindrigg Farm Beef Shorthorn £920 Harper Hill Farm Hereford £900 Floshes

Steers: Limousin £1300 Howrigg Farm, £1275 Arnold House, £1230, £1140, £1105 High Knells Farm, £1220 Longhurst, £1160, £1120 Steel Farm, £1160 Rose Farm, £1120, £1090 Roughet Hill, £1095 Wolsty Farm, £1090 Randalholme, £1090 Greenwrae, £1090 Bridgehouse Farm, £1070 Palm Strothers Farm, £1055, £1050 Kirkhouse Farm, £1055 Floshes, £1055 Flimby Hall Beef Shorthorn £1150 Greenwrae British Blue £1190 Howrigg Farm, £1140 Yew Tree Farm, £1100 Seymour House, £1090, £1040 Hainings Farm, £1055 Merryshield, £1050 Rose Farm Charolais £1190 Howrigg Farm, £1100 High Knells, £1035 Chapel Farm  Aberdeen Angus £1135 Cubby Hill, £1090 Arnold House, £1050, £940 Druidhall, £1020, £990 Longrigg Thorn, £900 High Mossthorn Montbeliarde £1090 Greenwrae Simmental £1075 Merryshield Blonde £970 Merryshield Hereford £950 Kirkland Farm Longhorn £950 Greenside Keep Cottage

WEANED CATTLE: A smaller show of weaned cattle were forward and met with an excellent trade once again.

All classes of bulls proved dearer and easier sold on the week seeing some bulls up to £60 dearer. Topping the section at £985 was a tremendous pen of 3 Limousin bulls consigned by Mrs S Thomlinson, Park View, Scalby with another Limousin bull from Messrs Wallace, Mains of Collin Farm, Castle Douglas also selling at £985.  Steers sold to £980 for 2 Limousins from Messrs Grant, Bayldon House, Haltwhistle and heifers topped at £850 for another tremendous Limousin this time from Messrs Gill, Newlands Farm.

Many more are required weekly, to fulfil demand.

Leading prices:

Steers: Limousin £980 Bayldon House, £900, £850 Stone House, £870 Burthwaite, £850, £800 Green Close, £840 Isel Old Park, £810 Fell View Farm Charolais £885 Isel Old Park, £725 East Wharmley, £580 Culcaigrie British Blue £880 New Hall Saler £810 New Hall

Heifers: Limousin £850, £780, £765 Newlands Farm, £840 Smithy Garth, £755 Fell View Farm, £735, £725 Burthwaite, £730 West View, £720 Green Close, £710, £665, £450 East Wharmley, £600 Slealands Burn, £490 Crossrigg Farm Simmental £655 East Wharmley Charolais £790 Isel Old Park, £760 West View, £760 New Hall, £700 East Wharmley

Bulls: Limousin £985, £965, £870 Mains of Collin Farm, £985(x3), £930(x2) Park View, £900, £890 Orton Hall, £860 Smithy Garth, £700 Blue House Farm Aberdeen Angus £950 Cubby Hill, £890(x2) Orton Hall, £815 Oulton Grange, £805(x4), £745 Druidhall, £595(x4) Chalkside Hereford £925, £620 Park Head Holstein Friesian £635 Oulton Grange