Farmers Weekly Interactive

Beef breeding cattle prices down at Borderway Mart

The monthly sale of beef breeding cattle at Harrison and Hetherington’s Borderway Mart, Carlisle sold at less money compared to previous sales due to prospective purchasers working on land while the weather begins to improve.

Top price of the day however went to a bulling heifer from T W H Farming with a Limousin which sold for £2,400 while heifers with calves peaked at £2,320 for a Limousin from regular consigners of quality cattle Messrs Towers of Colt Park,

Leading prices:

Bulling heifers: Limousin £2400 TWH Farming

 Heifers with calves at Foot: Limousin £2320, £1950, £1900 (x2), £1850 Colt Park, £2050 Little Eccleston Hall, £1780 Bowston Hall

British Blue £2050 Little Eccleston Hall, £1950, £1900 (x2) Colt Park, £1600 New Sandsfield, £1600 Curwen Hill

Cows with calves at Foot: British Blue £2020 Colt Park, £1880 Walloway, £1820 New Sandlands, £1720 Nether Hall Farm, £1700 The Borrans, £1600 Glebelands, Limousin £1900 Curwen Hill, £1800 Fowrass Farm, £1780 Cringlerber Farm, £1750 New Sandsfield, £1680, Fell View Farm, £1550 Powis House, Aberdeen Angus £1600 Fell View Farm.

In calf Heifers: Limousin £1100, £1080, £1000 Mountain View

Sarah Alderton

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