Sale Report: Friday 14th September 2018 – Store Sale

Store cattle

Strong and well fleshed cattle sold to recent high rates, however younger types met a more selective enquiry. Top of £1205 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Seascale. Heifers topped at £1115 for a Limousin from W Sharpe, Woodend, Lamplugh.

Steer: – Limousin – 1205, 1065 Broom Farm, 1185 High House, 1115(2), 1085, 1065(2) Woodend, 1085 Hill Farm, 1055 Hall Santon. British Blue – 1135 Woodend, 1075 Hall Santon, 1065 Woodend, 1025 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus – 1125 Lowfields Farm, 845, 815 Low Godderthwaite, Simmental –  885 Welcome Nook. Beef Shorthorn – 855 Row End. Hereford – 845 Lowfield House, 825 Row End Farm. Holstein – 685 Gibbtarn Farm, 655(11) Westray Farm.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1115, 1065, 1045, 1025, 1005, 965 Woodend, 1045 1015 High House. British Blue – 1015, 985 Syke Beck.  975 Low Godderthwaite, 965 Gibbtarn Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1045, 995 Whins Farm, 1015, 995 Ehenside Farm. 1005, 955 Lowfield Farm.  Simmental – 745, 715 Waterloo Farm. Shorthorn – 835 Ehenside Farm.

Store Cows: – Holstein – 725 Gibbtarn Farm. Limousin – 615 Hill Farm.

Stirks: Limousin – 540 High Seaton, 420 Croft Side Farm. British Blue – 450, 390 Croft Side Farm.

Heifer Calves :– Limousin – 340 Easthwaite Farm

Store Lambs

A smaller entry with less quality on offer however recent high rates were easily maintained and longer keep lambs dearer on the fortnight. Top of £68 for Texels from J Mattinson & Son, Burthwaite, Bassenthwaite.

Store Lambs:- Texel – 68 Burthwaite, 65,62 High Bewaldeth, 61 Baystone Bank Farm, 60 Walkhurst Cottage, 57.50 Gill Bank. Mule – 55 Low Stowbank, 53.50 Low Mill, 47 Gill Bank. Texel x Herdwick – 47 Wood End Farm, 44 Seaview, 40.50 Dufton Wood Farm.

Feeding Ewes:- Texel – 47 Dufton Wood Farm. Herdwick – 20 Dufton Wood Farm.

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