Sale Report: 11th August 2017 Anniversary Store Sale

A catalogued entry of 800 Store Cattle was forward for the Anniversary Show & Sale of Store Cattle at Mitchell’s Auction mart on Friday 11th August 2017 where a tremendous trade was witnessed.

The Show was kindly sponsored by Surecalf, Lloyd Motor Group and Armstrong Watson Accountants with judging in the capable hands of Miss Ellie Hargreaves, Preston. Our thanks go to her for her time and expertise. After some deliberation the Championship Rosette was awarded to Messrs I Powley, Green Marsh, Carlisle with their 12 month old Limousin Steer which later sold to the judge for £1245. Reserve honours went to W& R Lawson, Stubbsgill, Workington with their 14 month old Limousin Heifer selling for £1365.

Outwith the Show all classes received frenzied bidding to a top of £1575, achieved for a strong Limousin Heifer from GH & JE Steel, The Laurels, Wigton. Steers topped at £1495 for an Aberdeen Angus from P Braithwaite, Ehenside Farm, Beckermet who also sold others to £1445.

Heifer:-

Limousin- 1575 The Laurels, 1375, 1345 Greengill, 1375(2) Townhead, 1365, 1305 Stubbsgill, 1355 Gatesgarth, 1325 Peter House, 1295(3) Stargill, 1275 Knott Houses.

Charolais- 1325 Stockbridge, 1165(2), 1125, 1115, 1085(2), 1065, 1045 Rakefoot, 1075 Westray House Farm, 995 Mosser Heights.

Aberdeen Angus- 1185, 1165 Townhead Farm, 1175, 1135, 1025 Ribton House, 1095 Dean Farm, 1075 Grange Farm, 1015 Armaside Farm.

Blonde- 1185 Townhead Farm, 1075 Easthwaite Farm, 995 Ribton House

British Blue- 1165, 1085 Townhead Farm, 1135, 1085 Rose Farm, 1085(2) Waverbank, 1075 Horrace Farm.

Parthenaise- 1015 Green Marsh

Hereford- 975 Armaside

Steer:-

Aberdeen Angus- 1495, 1445, 1005 Ehenside, 1135(3), 1105, 1055 Ribton House, 1125(2), 1025 Armaside Farm, 1105 Drigg Moorside

Limousin- 1435, 1375(2), 1365 Harrot Hill Farm, 1405, 1375 Beck Farm, 1400 Rose Farm, 1365, 1355 Aldenstone, 1355 Horrace Farm, 1345 Greengill Farm, 1335(5) Whicham Hall

Charolais- 1375, 1305 Rose Farm, 1345 Beck Farm, 1315 Peter House, 1245, 1195(3), 1185 Rakefoot, 1245 Aldenstone, 1205 High Hall, 1185 Westray House Farm.

British Blue- 1315, 1265 Midtown, 1265 Rose Farm, 1265 Harrot Hill, 1225 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1195(2) Waverbank, 1175 Horrace Farm, 1155(2) Wood End

Simmental- 1175 Beck Farm, 1095 Drigg Moorside

Beef Shorthorn- 1105 Ribton House

Hereford- 1025 Drigg Moorside.

Holstein Friesian- 985(2), 965(2) The Laurels, 935(4), 875(3) Brackenbarrow Farm, 845(11) Ribton House

Belted Galloway- 865 Gill Bank.

Montbeliarde- 795 Newlands Avenue.

Bulls:-

Limousin – 1425(4) 1325(4), 1275(3), 1145(2) Keskadale, 1355, 1175 Hundith Hill, 1145 Harrot Hill

Charolais- 985 Croft Farm.

Aberdeen Angus- 885 Croft Farm

Store Cow:-

Limousin- 765 Old Hyton.

Cows and Calves-

Limousin Cow and Bull Calf- 1750, 1500 Overcroft.

Aberdeen Angus Cow and Bull Calf- 1100 Smaithwaite.

Calves

A great entry of 57 Calves sold to a flying trade topping at £575 for a pair of Limousin Heifers from T & J Pritt, Midle Bank, Bootle. Bull calves topped at £475 for a British Blue from G & I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage, Whitehaven.

Heifer Calves-

Limousin- 575(2) 395, 250, 250 Middle Bank, 365 Segbushwell.

British Blue- 465, 440 Lowca Cottage, 455, 210(2) Middle Bank, 375, 325, 310, 275, 260 Pelutho Grange.

Aberdeen Angus- 260, 215 Pelutho Grange, 205(2) Middle Bank.

Bull Calves-

British Blue- 475, 470, 375 Lowca Cottage, 395, 370 Frizington Parks, 355, 345, 270, 225 Pelutho Grange.

Limousin- 360, 350 Segbushwell, 270(2) Middle Bank.

Fleckvieh- 355(2) Middle Bank.

Aberdeen Angus- 350, 275(2), 255 Pelutho Grange.

Beef Shorthorn- 250 Aikbank.

Store Lambs

A large entry of 1854 Store Lambs was eagerly bid for by the crowded ringside ensuring a super trade for all classes. Top of £79 was paid twice; firstly for Texel Lambs from J Armstrong, Garth House, Low Hesket and then again for Texel Lambs from Messrs JW Hartley, Low Priorscales, Calderbridge.

Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale of Store Lambs on Friday 25th August. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.

Texel- 79 Garth House, 79, 77, 75.50 Low Priorscales, 73 Greystone House, 72, 71.50 Bowderdale, 72 High Bewaldeth, 72 Crosbythwaite.

Beltex- 72 Whinnerah

Texel x Herdwick- 70, 68, 54 Wallend Farm, 50 Fangs Brow, 50(3) Mireside

Suffolk- 67.50 Greystone House, 64.50 Pica Cottages.

Mule- 61.50 Low Kinmont, 57.50 Wythop Hall, 54.50 Lonscale Farm, 52.50 Wythop Hall, 51.50 The Globe, 51 Cathow, 50 Whinnerah.

Zwarble- 61 Charolais.

                                                                                                

 

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