Sale Report: Friday 23rd November 2018 Store sale

A very mixed show maintained recent rates ensuring all vendors went home satisfied with their days trading. Top of £1175 for a Blonde Steer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow, Dean. Heifers topped at £1145 for a Limousin from BJ Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton.

Steer: – Blonde d’Aquatine – 1175, 1165 Woodhall Brow Farm. Limousin – 1115 Beck Farm, 1105 Broom Farm, 1075 Beck Farm, 1035, 985, 945 Gibbtarn, 1000 Dean Farm, 965 Ullock Farm, 955 Annaside. Charolais – 1095 Beck Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1055, 1045, 1005 Croft Farm, 925 Dean Farm. British Blue – 1065 Gibbtarn Farm, 1055 Hall Santon, 1005, 935 Drigg Moorside. Beef Shorthorn – 1005, 925, 845, 835 Bent Ash. Galloway – 925, 855 Bent Ash Farm. Blue Grey – 835 Bent Ash Farm. Hereford – 815 Millstead.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1145, 1025 Beck Farm, 1065 Whins Farm, 1055 Ullock Farm, 1055, 955 Hall Santon, 1015, 985 Broom Farm, 945 Annaside. Aberdeen Angus – 1045 Whins Farm. British Blue – 1025 Whins Farm, 885 Drigg Moorside, 875 Dean Farm. Simmental – 805 Near Swallowhurst, 735 Waterloo. Charolais – 745 Mosser Heights.

Bulls:- Saler – 815 Croft Farm. Holstein Friesian – 455, 410 Syke Beck.

A nice entry of Feeding Cows sold to a top of £925 for a British Blue from TI Mitchell, Croft Farm.

Store Cows: – British Blue – 925 Croft Farm. Charolais – 885, 755 Crooklands. Hereford – 745 Millstead.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 310 Aikbank. Aberdeen Angus – 295 Aikbank. Holstein Friesian – 55, 40 Aikbank.

Stirks: – Holstein Friesian – 140 The Buildings.

Many more Store Lambs required each fortnight with a flying trade for all classes and today being the dearest trade of the season so far with an abundance of buyers around the ring. Top of £80 for Texel lambs from Messrs Bell, Main Street, Cockermouth. Fell lambs topped at £39 for Herdwicks from AE & LK Harrison, Taw House, Eskdale.

Store Lambs:- Texel – 80 Main Street, 77.50, 71, 68.50 Watergate Farm, 75.50 Whitekeld Farm, 71, 67 High Bewaldeth, 67 West Moor End Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 67 Watergate Farm, 63.50, 59 Rannerdale, 52 Whitekeld Farm, 50.50 Bleawath Farm. Suffolk – 61, 53 West Moor End Farm. Mule – 55 Hill Top Farm, 52.50 Mosedale End Farm. Cheviot – 45 Penny Hill. Herdwick – 39, 29.50 Taw House. Swaledale – 35 Taw House, 33.50 High Bewaldeth.

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