Borderway Weekly Sale of Calves

11th April 2018

On Wednesday 11th April Harrison & Hetherington Limited had a larger entry of 282 calves which met with an excellent trade with black and whites dearer on the week and continental also selling well.

British Blue calves were once again an outstanding trade with Messrs Fisher, Smalmstown, Longtown topping at £575 for bulls and £470 for heifers. Charolais bulls topped at £425 From A G Balmer, Forest Farm, Kirkby Stephen, Limousins top price was £400 from D J Livingstone, Kirtlevale again for a bull.  With a good ringside of buyers more calves could easily have been sold.

Leading Prices:

Bulls: British Blue £575, £560, £545, £525, £520, £490, £480, £400 (x2) Smalmstown, £490 (x2)  Tempest Tower, £420 Kirktlevale, £410 Gaitsgill Hall farm, £390 Riggheads, £390 Midtodhills, £385 Beech House, Charolais £425 Forest Farm, £285 West House Farm, Limousin  £400 Kirtlevale, £390 Moorthwaite Farm, £370 Clarks Farm £310 £300 £260 (x2)   Grains Farm,  £290, £280 The Hill, £270 £265 Woodside Farm, £265 Tarn Hill, £260 Ravenstone, Hereford £400 Smalmstown Farm, £220, £210, £200 (x2)  Whitelaird, £165 Woodside Farm, Simmental £380 Meinside, £355 Broomberry Farm, £310 (x2), £305 (x2) £300, £270 Palace Farm, £285 Low Oak, Blue Grey £320 Ravenstone, Aberdeen Angus £310, £305, £255, £225 Greenmoorside, £260 £205 Ravenstone, £230, £205  Bowbridge, £230 Whitelaird, Montbelairde £300, £168 (x2), £165 (x2) Ravenstone, Beef Shorthorn £290 (x2), £255 (x2), £215 Whitehills Farm, Holstein Friesian £250, £210, £195 (x2)  £190 £175 £165 £160 Beech House, £245 (x2) £210 (x2) £190 £155 Breckney Hill, £165 Gaitsgill Hall Farm, £140 Park Farm, Shorthorn £180 £125 Breckney Hill, Ayrshire £170 (x2) Langside, Friesian £158 Clarks Farm, £125, £110, £105, £100 Whitelaird, Norwegian Red £145, £135, £130, £110 New Farm, Dairy Shorthorn £108 Midtodhills, Swedish Red & White £60 Nook House.

Heifers: British Blue £470, £460, £450, £440, £420, £390 (x2)  Smalmstown Farm £440 Tempest Tower, £375, £340 (x2)  Gaitsgill Hall farm, £370, £310 Riggheads, £355, £335 Dockray Hall, Hereford £390, £380, £375, £370 Smalmstown Farm, £265 Hill House, £260 Broomberry Farm, Limousin £295 High House, £250 Bowbridge, Simmental £260 Meinside, £240, £230 Palace Farm, Aberdeen Angus £255 High House, £230 Greenmoorside £200 Moorthwaite Farm.