Sale Report: Friday 26th April 2019 Store Sale

An increased entry of Store cattle sold to another strong trade with a full ringside of buyers in attendance. Heifers sold to a top price of £1185 for a Limousin from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Gosforth. Steers topped at £1145 twice both times from GA Stamper, Row Brow Park, Dearham. Yearling types sold to £1135 for an 11 month old Limousin steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Braystones. Young Bulls sold to £1125 for a Limousin from E Clark & Son, Braithwaite Farm, Keswick.

Next fortnightly sale on Friday 10th May. Please advise entries to the office by Friday 3rd May on 01900 822016.

Steer: – Limousin – 1145(2), 1135, 1065, 1055 Rowbrow Park, 1115 Ullock Farm, 1115 Hill Top, 1100 Westray Farm, 1095, 1075 Holmecroft Farm. British Blue – 1135, 1045 Holmecroft, 1085, 1025 Greengill, 1075, 1035 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 975 Fairladies Farm. Charolais – 1100, 1075 Westray Farm, 1035 Croft Farm, 985 Hemplands Farm, 945 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus – 965 Croft Farm, 815 Hall Waberthwaite. Fleckvieh – 935 Sorrowstones. Holstein Friesian – 875 Whins Farm.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1185 Hall Santon, 1175 Braithwaite Farm, 1100, 1075, 1065, 1045 Foxhouse Farm, 1055 Frizington Hall, 1045 Greengill, 1025 Annaside Farm, 1000 Stockbridge. Aberdeen Angus – 1075 Frizington Hall, 945 Greengill. Charolais – 1045, 905 Croft Farm, 975 Foxhouse Farm, 895 Hayes Castle. Hereford – 1005 Whins Farm. Simmental – 1035, 905 Croft Farm, 965 Greengill. British Blue – 1015 Whins Farm, 905 Overcroft, 885 Row End Farm, 885, 875 Syke Beck.

Bulls:- Limousin – 1125, 1065, 1015, 1005, 945 Braithwaite Farm, 835 Low Eskholme. Blonde – 915, 885 Eirinntalla. Beef Shorthorn – 795 Sneckyeat. Holstein Friesian – 625, 575 Home Farm. Hereford – 585 Harrington Parks. British Friesian – 515, 475, 465 Harrington Parks.

Store Cows: – British Blue – 895 Grange Farm. Limousin – 835 Ewanrigg Farm.

A good entry of Calves and Stirks sold to a great trade topping at £570 for a British Blue Steer from Messrs J Sewell, Mayfield, Greysouthen. Young Calves sold to £450 for a British Blue Bull also from Messrs Sewell. Many more could have been well sold.

Bull Calf:- British Blue – 450, 400, 390 Mayfield, 305 Fairladies.

Heifer Calf: – British Blue – 430 Mayfield, 315 Fairladies. Limousin – 305 Fairladies.

Stirks:- British Blue – 570, 545, 500 Mayfied. Limousin – 505, 490, 390 Mayfield, 430, 350 The Buildings. Aberdeen Angus – 410(2) Hill Top. Galloway – 350, 320 Punderland Farm.

Ewes and Lambs sold to a flying trade with a crowded ringside of buyers in attendance. Top of £75 per life or £225 per outfit for Texel Shearlings with Lambs at foot from BG & DE Marrs, Elva Plain, Setmurthy.

Breeding Ewes – Ewes & Lambs:- Texel – 75, 68 Elva Plain, 70, 65 Kilndale, 64, 60, 59 High Side, 60.50, 59 Crosbythwaite Farm. Mule – 71(2), 70.50 Kilndale, 60 Crosbythwaite Farm, 58 High Side. Zwartble – 58.50 Kilndale.

 

 

 

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