Sale Report: Friday 26th October – Lakeland Fellmans Gather of store lambs & store cattle

The Annual Fellman’s Gather of 5,000 store lambs was a sight to behold filling the auction with good doing lambs from throughout the Lake District. This in turn attracted a huge ringside of buyers ensuring the dearest trade of the season so far. The top price of £72 was paid for Mule Gimmer Lambs from Woodhow Farm, Wasdale. Stores topped at £71.50 for Texels from Messrs Allen & Dickinson, Windrush, Penrith. Mules to £70 from AS & C Hodgson, Glencoyne, Glenridding. Fell lambs to £47.50 for Swaledales from J Birkett, Briary Moss, Keswick and Herdwicks to £45 from RC & MR Jackson, Penny Hill, Eskdale.

Store Lambs-

Mule- 72, 68, 66, 58 Woodhow Farm, 70, 57.50 Glencoyne, 69, 57 Windrush, 59, 53 Briary Moss, 57.50, 50.50 Bridge End Farm, 54, 53, 52 Howbeck Lodge, 54 Hurlbarrow, 50 Tortolocate.

Texel- 71.50 Windrush, 71, 69 Woodhall Brow Farm, 70.50 Glencoyne, 68 62.50 Briary Moss, 66.50 Low Stowbank, 66.50, 65.50, 62.50 Thistleton, 65.50 Newsham Farm, 65.50, 65, 62.50 Little Town Farm, 65 High Bewaldeth, 64.50 Corney Hall, 64 Low Cockhow, 64, 63 Sanderson House, 62.50 Dockray Nook.

Texel x Herdwick- 57.50, 46 Woodhow, 52 Rietfontein, 50.50, 46.50 Bridge End, 49.50 Thistleton, 49.50, 44 Rannerdale, 49 Punderland, 48 Hollins, 47.50 Miller Place, 46.50 Croft House, 46, 45.00 Low Whitebanks, 45, 41 Wilkinsyke, 44.50, 41 Noran Bank, 44 Main Street, 41.50 Woodend.

Swaledale- 47.50 Briary Moss, 36.50 Hope Farm, 35 Baystone Bank Farm, 34 Taw House, 34 Glencoyne, 32 Croft House, 30.50 Mireside.

Kerryhill- 47 Lanefoot.

Cheviot- 46.50, 41.50, 40.50 Cragg House, 44 Noran Bank, 43 Lanefoot.

Herdwick- 45 Penny Hill, 42, 39, 38.50, 32 Brotherilkeld, 38.50 Glencoyne, 33 Croft House, 33 Mireside, 32 Miller Place, 32, 31.50, 31, 30 Stool End, 31 Woodhow, 30 Rannerdale.

Breeding Rams-

Texel- 210, 200, 175 The Croft. Charollais- 160, 150 Birds Nest.

Store Cattle

A weathered show of Cattle sold to the same trade as recent weeks ensuring all vendors went home satisfied with their days trading. Top of £1235 was paid for a Limousin Steer from JD & M Capstick, Fellside Farm, Bootle. Heifers topped at £1165 from SW Mawson & Son, High Side, Bassenthwaite.

Steers-

Limousin- 1235, 1215, 1205(2), 1125 Fellside Farm. 1105, 985 Hall Santon, 1105 High House, 1075, 1045 Riggingill, 1055, 935 Grange Farm, 1035, 1025, 915 Gibbtarn, 1005, 945 Brimmer Head. Aberdeen Angus- 1095, 1065(2) Dean Farm, 965 Brackenbarrow, 885 Scalderskew. Blonde- 1075, 1025, 1015, 985, 885 Woodside. Hereford- 1025 High Side, 945 Hill Top. Charolais- 1025 Grange Farm, 875 Row End. British Blue- 915(2), 885, 855 Greenbank Close, 905, 885 East Farm. Simmental- 825 Welcome Nook, 785(8) Waterloo. Montbeliarde- 745(5) Outgang. Shorthorn- 735 Brackenbarrow. Friesian- 725, 705 Newbiggin, 705 Outgang.

Heifers-

Limousin- 1165, 1055 High Side, 1085 Riggingill, 1035, 925 Grange Farm, 1025 High House, 1005, 975, 965 Broom Farm, 955(2), 945(4) Row Hall, 935 Gibb Tarn. British Blue- 1075 Whins Farm, 1015, 955 High Side, 975 Annfield, 935 Dean Farm, 915 Whins Farm. Aberdeen Angus- 1065, 895, 845 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 995(2) Whins Farm. Blonde- 935 Woodside Farm. Hereford- 850(2) Annfield. Charolais- 835 Grange Farm.

Store Cow-

Simmental- 925, 835, 735 Tortolocate. Limousin- 905, 685 Charles Ground. Aberdeen Angus-715 Charles Ground. Charolais- 785 Crooklands. Saler- 635 Newsham Farm.

Cow and Bull Calf-

Hereford- 1120 Newsham Farm.

 

 

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