Sale Report: Friday 1st February 2019 Store cattle and sheep

All classes of Store cattle were well bid for and sold to a great trade topping at £1255 for a Simmental Steer from D Bell, Westnewton Hall, Wigton. Limousin Steers sold to £1225 twice from Messrs Nevinson, High House, Workington. Heifers topped at £1155 again for a Simmental from D Bell, Westnewton Hall. Young Bulls sold to £995 for a Limousin from J & HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite.

Next fortnightly sale of Store, Breeding and Feeding Cattle on Friday 15th February. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016.

Steer: – Simmental – 1255, 1155, 1135 Westnewton Hall. Limousin – 1225(2) High House, 1135 (2), 1115, 1095 Low Eskholme, 1095, 1055, 1035 Hill Farm. Blonde – 1155, 1135 Westnewton Hall, 1155, 965 Woodhall Brow Farm. British Blue – 1085, 995 Syke Beck, 1035, 965 East Farm, 985 Horrace Farm, 955 Whitestones. Hereford – 965 Row End Farm. Charolais – 875 Whitestones. Aberdeen Angus – 775 Far Bank Farm. Holstein Friesian – 685, 665, 645 East Farm.

Heifer: – Simmental – 1155, 1025, 1015, 1005 Westnewton Hall. Limousin – 1105 High House, 1095 Woodhall Brow, 1055 Low Eskholme, 995, 955 Mid Farm. Blonde – 1105 Woodhall Brow. Charolais – 1085 Westnewton Hall, 935 Syke Beck. British Blue – 995, 955, 895 East Farm, 875 Low Godderthwaite. Aberdeen Angus – 885 Low Godderthwaite, 815 Annaside Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin – 995, 985, 955, 945 Sandhills Farm. British Blue – 915 Springs Farm. Simmental – 735 Near Swallowhurst.

Store Cows: – Limousin – 720 Hollins.

A nice entry of Calves and Stirks met great demand with more required each fortnight. Top of £600 for a British Blue Stirk from N Napier, Croftside, Coulderton.

Calves & Stirks: – British Blue – 600, 545 Croft Side Farm, 240 Fairladies.Aberdeen Angus – 400 Croft Side Farm. Holstein Friesian – 280 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Limousin – 250(2), 230 Southernby Hall.

Store Hoggs sold to another flying trade surpassing vendor expectations. Top of £85 for Beltex from Messrs Parkin, Home Farm, Maryport.

Store Hoggs:- Beltex – 85 Home Farm. Texel – 75 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 71 Home Farm, 68 Mosser Heights, 64, 60 Dockray Nook, 62 Tarn Cottage. Suffolk – 64 Home Garth, 61 Low Garth. Mule – 63, 61 Mosser Heights, 60 Askhill. Cheviot – 51 Lanefoot.

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