Sale Report: Friday 2nd August- Storestock

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Market Report for Friday 2ND August 2019

 Store cattle

Store Cattle sold to a flying trade surpassing all expectations considering the recent dwindling prime prices. Top price of £1145 was paid for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Gray, Grange Farm, Aspatria. Heifers topped at £1085 for an Angus from P Braithwaite, Ehenside, Beckermet.

 

Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1125, 935 Grange Farm, 1075 Hill Farm, 945 Annaside Farm, 935 Stockbridge, 925 Hyton Farm, 925 Row End Farm, 825 Mayfield Farm. Charolais – 1100 Scalesmoor, 985, 975, 935, 895 Sandham Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1085, 1035, 1025, 925 Stockbridge, 1055, 1035(2), 1005 Brackenbarrow Farm, 1045, 915 Tarn Cottage. British Blue – 895, 825 Hyton Farm, 885, 835 Low Godderthwaite, 795 Mayfield Farm. Montbeliarde – 895 Hill Farm. Shorthorn – 755, 645 Burnt House Farm, 765 Row End. Holstein Friesian – 655 Mayfield.

 

Heifer: – Aberdeen Angus – 1085, 945, 925 Ehenside Farm, 900 Low Godderthwaite, 785 Tarn Cottage. Limousin – 1065, 975 Dyke Croft, 1065, 1035 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1025 Threapland Lees, 1015 Townhead Farm, 965 Grange Farm, 935 Hill Farm. British Blue – 1055 Ehenside Farm, 1055, 1045, 1015, 975 Threapland Lees, 1035 Townhead Farm, 925 Hyton Farm. Charolais – 1055 Scalesmoor, 805 Hyton Farm. Hereford – 1015 Townhead Farm.

 

A nice entry of Breeding Cattle attracted a keen ringside of buyers who ensured a super trade was witnessed. Top of £1800 was paid for a British Blue Heifer with Calf from K Brough & Son, Bolton Cottage, Bolton Low Houses.

 

Cows & Calves – Limousin – 1440, 1220, 1200 Low Eskholme, 1220 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1140 Bolt How.

 

Heifer & Calves: – British Blue – 1800, 1600, 1580, 1420, 1400 Bolton Cottage Farm. Limousin – 1300 Bolton Cottage Farm.

 

More Calves could have been well sold with British Blues to £345 for a Bull from FJ Lister & Son, Aikbank, Holmrook.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 345 Aikbank, 195, 170, 155, 135 Grange Farm. Holstein Friesian – 50 Aikbank. Swedish Red & White – 40 Grange Farm.

 

Stronger demand for Store Lambs resulted in an improvement in trade to a top of £71.50 for Texels from C & M Branthwaite, Eskett View, Arlecdon with many other pens selling in excess of £60. Mules topped at £58 for a pen of 50 from WA & PA Walton & Son, Low Kinmont, Corney.

Many more could have been sold to vendors advantage. Next sale of Store lambs is the August Special Show & Sale of Friday 23rd August. For more information contact the office on 01900 822016.

 

Store Lambs – Texel – 71.50 Eskett View, 70, 66, 65 Low Priorscales, 65.50, 56 Cinderbarrow, 65 Seaview, 61 Crookdale Cottages, 61 Whinnerah, 59.50 Skelsceugh Farm. Mule – 58 Low Kinmont, 52 Whinnerah. Suffolk – 56 Hill Top, 56, 54(2) West Moor End. Texel x Herdwick – 51 Sword House, 46 Skelsceugh.

 

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