Sale Report: Friday 1st March- Sale Report

 Friday 1ST March 2019 

Store cattle

Top price of £1185 was achieved for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet. Heifers topped at £1100 for a Limousin from RG & JM Smith, Lake View, Keswick. Yearling Cattle remain good to sell to a top of £1115 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Gosforth.

Entries invited for next fortnights Show and Sale of Store Cattle on Friday 15th March competing for the Mr & Mrs T Baxter Shield. Entries close on Friday 8th March at 10.00am.

Steer: – British Blue – 1185 Croft End, 1075 Park House Farm, 1015 Row End Farm, 995, 985 Syke Beck, 975, 955 Mayfield Farm. Limousin – 1155, 1145 High House, 1115,1045 Broom Farm, 1105 Croft Farm, 1085 Low Eskholme, 1075 Croft End, 1055 Low Kinmont, 1045 Hill Top, 1035 Brimmer Head. Aberdeen Angus – 1035, 1015 Croft Farm, 925 Stockbridge. Beef Shorthorn – 805 Easthwaite Farm, 765 Hollin Head. Charolais – 1025 Crooklands Farm. Simmental – 805 Croft Farm, 795 Lanefoot. Holstein Friesian – 715 Mayfield Farm.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1100, 1055, 1015 Lake View, 1065 Broom Farm, 1055, 1035 Croft End, 1035, 1025 Prospect House, 1025 Linewath, 1005 Woodhall Brow Farm. Blonde – 1095 Woodhall Brow. British Blue – 1085 Mayfield Farm, 1065(2) Linewath, 1035, 965 Croft End, 915 Park House Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1085 Linewath, 925 Woodhall Brow, 880 Beck Farm. Simmental – 1025, 885 Welcome Nook Bungalow, 965, 945 Near Swallowhurst. Charolais – 925 Crooklands Farm. 

Bulls:- Aberdeen Angus – 675, 655, 605 Kirkland House. 

Store Cows: – British Blue – 555 Stonethwaite Farm. Galloway – 525 Stonethwaite Farm.

Pedigree 

A quality entry attracted a huge ringside of buyers ensuring a strong trade and a good clearance. The Show was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington Agriculture with judging in the capable hands of Mr B Steele, Easthwaite. After some deliberation the Championship was awarded to a 25 month old from GL Hutton, Setmabanning which later sold for 3800gns to KA Brown, Asby Hall. The days’ top price of 4500gns was achieved for the Reserve Champion from M & MA Ridley, Haltcliffe and purchased by Messrs Brown, Willows.

Limousin Bull (gns):- 4500 Haltcliffe, 3800, 3100 Setmabanning, 3300 Brookfield, 2500, 2200, 2000 Crakeplace Hall, 2300 Hill Top Farm, 2000 How Hall.

Bulling Heifers (gns):- Limousin – 990, 980, 930, 900 Lamplugh Hall.

Breeding Ewes –

A small entry of In-Lamb Herdwick ewes sold to a top of £65 from Messrs Lister, Foxhouse Farm, Broughton Moor with others to £52. 

Store Lambs:- Texel – 68.50 Slatefell Drive. Beltex – 56.50 Slatefell Drive.

 

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