Sale Report: 1st December 2017 – Store & breeding stock

Store cattle

All classes proved easy to sell with plenty of demand around the ringside producing a slight lift on last fortnight’s high rates. Top today was £1315 paid for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Beckermet. Heifers topped at £1185 for a British Blue from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm, Workington.

 

Leading Prices

Steer: – British Blue – 1315, 1195, 1115 Holmecroft, 1205 Woodhall Brow , 1065 Croft End, 975 Greenbank Close. Limousin – 1215, 1185, 1165, 1055 Row Farm, 1075, 1055 Foxhouses, 1035 Croft End. Blonde d’Aquataine – 1195 Woodhall Brow. Aberdeen Angus – 1185 Whins Farm

Heifer: – British Blue – 1185, 1085 Whins Farm, 1115, 1085, 1055 Holmecroft Farm, 1105 High Side, 975 Croft End. Limousin – 1175, 1155, 1135 Beck Farm, 1095 Fellside Farm, 1045 High Side, 1015 Whins Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1105 High Side Farm. Blonde d’Aquataine – 1085 Woodhall Brow. Simmental – 1045, 1015 Foxhouses.

Bulls:- British Friesian – 345(5), 315(4) Harrington Parks.

Store Cows: – Limousin – 805 Howes Farm, 805 Whinnerah. Simmental – 795 Orchard Farm. Blue Grey – 565 Howes Farm.

 

Stirks: – British Blue – 540, 470 Fairladies. Limousin – 530 Whinnerah.

 

A quality show of store lambs sold to increased rates delighting vendors. Today’s top of £84 was achieved for Beltex Lambs from Ericstane Farm, Moffat. This tremendous run of lambs attracted great interest and went on to average an impressive £70. Fell lambs topped at £38 for Herdwicks from B Dickinson & Co, Brockstones, Kentmere. Many more could have been well sold.

Store Lambs:- Beltex – 84, 80, 79, 78.50 Ericstane Texel – 77, 73, 71, 70.50(2), 70, 67 Ericstane. Cheviot – 67.50(3), 66.50, 65.50(2), 63.50 Ericstane. Texel x Herdwick – 53 Rannerdale, 50 Yeathouse Farm. Herdwick – 38 Brock Stones, 29.50 Fellbarrow

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