Sale Report: Friday 19th July 2019 Opening show and sale of Store Lambs

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Market Report for Friday 19TH July 2019 

A seasonal entry sold to a flying trade defying recent finished prices. Top today of £1145 was achieved for a Simmental Heifer from W Roberts, Townhead, Greysouthen. Steers topped at £1135 for a pen of 3 Limousins from BW Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet.

Store cattle

Steer: – Limousin – 1135(3), 1085 Gibbtarn Farm, 1085, 825 Mayfield Farm, 1005 Stockbridge, 955, 875, 865 Ullock Farm, 835 Row End Farm. British Blue – 1085, 1075(2), 1045 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1065(2), 1055, 925 Mayfield Farm, 985 Stockbridge. Aberdeen Angus – 1075, 995, 935 Stockbridge, 1055, 1015 Croftlands. Charolais – 1075 Stockbridge. Simmental – 1045, 1025 Croftlands. Holstein Friesian – 665(2) Mayfield Farm.

Heifer: – Simmental – 1145 Townhead Farm. Limousin ­– 1075 Townhead Farm, 1035, 955 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 1025 Whins Farm, 1025 Gibbtarn Farm, 965, 945 Robinson Place. British Blue – 1075, 1015 Townhead Farm, 1035 Whins Farm, 955 Bolton Wood Lane Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1055 Whins Farm, 855, 815 Newbiggin Farm. 

Bulls:- Limousin – 635, 605 Acrewalls. British Blue – 565 Syke Beck. Holstein Friesian – 415 Syke Beck. 

Store Cows: – Simmental – 725, 685 Waterloo Farm.

Cows & Calves – Limousin – 1280, 1120 Robinson Place. 

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 235, 205 Grange Farm. Charolais – 210 Grange Farm.

Todays opening show and sale of Store Lambs was kindly sponsored by David Allen with judging in the capable hands of Mr Lee Wood, Dean. After some deliberation the championship rosette was awarded to JW Hartley, Low Priorscales with their pen of Texels. Messrs Hartley also received Reserve honours for their 2nd prized pen of Texel Lambs. Outwith the Show a mixed entry sold to a strong trade with a good ringside of buyers in attendance. Top of £70 for Texel Lambs from JW Hartley, Low Priorscales.

Many more could have been well sold and are required fortnightly.

Store Lambs – Texel – 70, 69.50, 66.50, 65, 64 Low Priorscales, 61 Baystone Bank Farm. Zwartble – 49.50 Charolais. Texel X Herdwick – 48.50 Charolais. Valais X Herdwick – 48, 47 Bridekirk Lodge.

 

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