Borderway Weekly Sale of Store & Weanling Cattle

23rd May 2018

Harrison & Hetherington had forward 1168 head at their Weekly Wednesday Sale of Cattle at Borderway, comprising of 835 catalogued Store Cattle, Un-entered Store Bulls and Stirks and 332 Calves.

A good entry for the end of May, and with the sun shining and the grass growing, trade was brisk for all classes of rearing, grazing and feeding cattle.

STORE CATTLE –  A good entry of 432 store cattle forward with all stronger classes selling sharper on the week and smaller types harder to sell.  Top overall came from Messrs Baxter, Eden Banks with a superb Limousin cross heifer achieving £1380.  Messrs Whitfield, Orton Rigg sold a further two at £1320 and £1300.  Messrs Oliver Cawfields, the first vendor in the ring peaked the British Blue crosses to £1330 and Aberdeen Crosses to £1275 from Messrs Cairns, Windy Nook.  Steers sold to a top of £1290 for a Limousin  cross from Messrs Studholme, Ash View, Wigton and £1280 from Messrs Baxter, Eden Bank.  Simmental crosses to £1280 from Messrs Crayston, Sheepfields, Seascale and finally Charolais to £1275 from Messrs Bowman, Croft House, Penrith.

Leading prices per head:

Heifers: Limousin £1380 Eden Bank Farm, £1320 £1300 Orton Rigg Farm, £1280 Ash View, £1205 Cawfields, £1190 Eden Bank Farm, £1190 Gill House, £1170 Green Farm, £1160 (x3) Strothers Farm, £1150 Wham Head Farm, £1130 Lairdlaugh, £1120 Gill House, £1115 Lankaber, £1100 Arnold House, British Blue £1330 £1080 Cawfields, £1145, £1130, £1110 £1050  Fishergill, £1120 Sandbed Farm, £1055 £1020 £1000 Netherhill Farm, Aberdeen Angus £1275 Windy Nook, £1020 (x4) Rose Farm, Simmental £1160 Sheepfields, £1065 Arnold House, Charolais £1085 Lankaber, £1050 Low Houses, £940 Cape Farm, Blonde £1065, £1045 Arnold House, £1000 Hill Top, Montbelairde £860 Swordwellrigg, Brahman £800 Berrier Head

Steers: Limousin £1290 Ash View, £1280 Eden Bank Farm, £1275, £1180  Croft House, £1275, £1255  Cumdivock Farm, £1270, £1260  Glebe Farm, £1250 Windy Nook £1245, £1210 £1180 £1170  High Flowery Hirst, £1240 Ash View, £1210, £1200 £1170 Green Farm, £1190 Longlee, £1185 Weeds Farm, £1170 Horsemoor Hills, Simmental £1280 Sheepfields, £1125, £1040, £1015 (x3) Brampton Fell Farm, Charolais £1275 Croft House, British Blue £1175 Windy Nook, £1160, £1140  £1050 Sandbed Farm, £1150 Rose Farm, £1090 Glebe Farm, £1075 (x2) Dearham Hall, £1065 Eden Bank Farm, £1055 Netherhill Farm, Saler £1120 Brampton Fell Farm, Stabilizer £1115, £1065 The Swaites, Aberdeen Angus  £1090 (x2) Dearham Hall, £1090 (x4) Rose Farm, £1060 Greenwrae, £1035 (x2), £1020 (x3) Stainton House Farm, Fleckvieh £965 £940 (x2) Wardpark, Highland £920 Crowdieknowe Farm, Friesian £845 Flimby Hall, £730 Glebe Farm, Montbelairde £830 Swordwellrigg, £820 Greenwrae, Holstein Friesian £780 Wickerfield, £710 Greenwrae.

WEANERS – A larger show of weaners were forward with a good show on offer and trade being good throughout.  Clegg & Bennett sold a 12 month old Limousin x bullock for £1080.  Messrs Routledge & Son, Netherton sold a 12 month old Blue heifer for £950.  Messrs Hall, Harelawhill sold a 12 month old Limousin Bull for £1000.

Leading Prices per head

Steers: Aberdeen Angus £1175 Edenbanks, Limousin £1080 £860 Tongue House, £870 Fell View Farm, Holstein £990 Dunslaw Farm, Simmental £880 High Wood End, British Blue £870, £850 (x2) £740  Halldkyes, £870 (x4) Cooper House Farm, Charolais £820 (x2) £810  Isel Old Park, £815 Garvilland, Fleckvieh £760 Halldykes, Hereford £710 (x4) Ross Farm, Galloway £625 Low Sorbies, Norwegian Reds £550 Bailey Town, Friesian  £550 (x5) Bailey Town.

Heifers: Hereford £1080 Smalmstown Farm, British Blue £950 Netherton, Limousin £880 Tarn How, £830 (x2) Baggarah Farm, £800 Low Sorbies, Simmental £800 High Wood End, Aberdeen Angus £720 (x3) Netherton, £700 (x4) Ibrak.

Bulls: Limousin £1000 £960 £900 Harelawhill, £950 Cadgillhead, £900 Lesson Hall, British Blue £915 (x2) Holme House Dale, Charolais £810 Rawfoot, Hereford £780, £755 (x2) Westhills Farm, Aberdeen Angus £745 Bankend, Simmental £730 Rawfoot, Montbelairde £580 Upper Portrack, Holstein £510 (x5) Whitbarrow Farm.