Sale Report: Friday 5th July 2019 Store & breeding sale

A seasonal entry sold to a sharper trade than most expected and a top of £1145 twice, firstly for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet and then again for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm, Workington. Top of £1075 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Roberts, Town Head, Greysouthen.

Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1075 Gibtarn, 1145 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1055, 985 Woodend, 975, 935 Croft End. British Blue – 1125 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1065, Nr Branthwaite Edge, 875 Croft End, 865 Fairladies Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1115, 1075 Ehenside Farm, 905 Newbiggin Farm. Hereford – 1105 Whins Farm. British Friesian – 745, 705 Newbiggin Farm

Heifer: – British Blue – 1075, 845 Townhead Farm, 925 Ehenside Farm. Limousin – 1055 Townhead Farm, 1045, 955 Woodend, 995 Ehenside Farm, 885 Gibbtarn. Simmental – 985 Gibbtarn. Belted Galloway – 925 Townhead Farm. Hereford – 925 Townhead Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin – 755, 705, 695, 645 Croftlands.

A small entry of Breeding Cattle sold to a top of £1420 for an In-Calf Limousin Heifer from F Buchanan, Roan Croft, Aspatria.

Cow & Calf: – Limousin – 1400, 1250, 1160 Low Eskholme.

Incalf Cow:- Limousin – 1420 Roan Croft. Charolais – 1080 Roan Croft.

More calves required fortnightly with a strong ringside of buyers in attendance. Top today of £410 for a 2 month old Limousin Bull from Messrs Clark, Fairladies, Egremont.

Bull Calves :– Limousin – 410 Fairladies. Charolais – 230 Grange Farm. Swedish Red & White – 50, 45 Grange Farm. Montbeliarde – 40 Grange Farm.

Stirks:– Beef Shorthorn – 530(2) Punderland. Holstein Friesian – 130 Grange Farm.

A small entry topped at £72.50 for Texel Ewes with Twin Lambs from BG & DE Marrs, Elva Plain, Cockermouth.

Breeding Ewes & Lambs – Texel – 72.50, 70 Elva Plain.

 

 

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