Sale Report: Friday 9th November 2018 Store Sale & 2nd Suckled Calf sale

FRIDAY 9th NOVEMBER 2018

Friday 9th November seen Mitchells Auction Mart packed to the rafters with both livestock and buyers.

With our fortnightly sale commencing with over 1000 store lambs. These sold to extreme rates being dearer on the fortnight. Leading the sale was a nice pen of texel lambs shown by Far Reach making £80.

Following this was the dispersal sale of the Low Kinmont beef breeding herd of outstanding cows incalf for the spring. Chris Walton has built his reputation over the years for great stock. A well-travelled ring side of buyers showed up to bid strongly.

Our second sale of suckled calves went well with quality selling equally as well as one first sale. With buyers from all counties in attendance.

Store cattle then sold very well with buyers still on the look out for well grown shapely sorts. Snowhill partners run of stock had buyers duelling with admiration.

Store cattle

Steer: – Limousin – 1245, 1185, 1125 (3), 1105 (2) Lanehead, 1125, 1105, 1095 Snowhill Partners. British Blue – 1195, 1155, 1105, 1095 (2), 1085, 1075, 1065 Snowhill Partners. Charollais – 1105 Rakefoot. Blonde d’Aquatine – 1085 Woodhall Brow Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1065, 975, 895, 875 Snowhill Partners, 855 Smaithwaite. Beef Shorthorn – 965 Bellhouse Farm.

Heifer: – British Blue – 1185, 1145, 1135, 1085, 1065, 1055 Snowhill Partners. Limousin – 1155, 1065 Snowhill Partners, 1055, 1025, 1015 Riggingill, 1015 Waverbank, 985 Overcroft, 975 Waverbank. Blonde d’Aquatine – 985, 905 Woodhall Brow Farm. Charolais – 965 Rakefoot. Holstein Friesian – 945, 825 Waverbank. Beef Shorthorn – 895, 795, 755, 745 Bellhouse Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 865 Foreslack Farm, 855, 825 Snowhill Partners, 825 Newbiggin Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin – 1035 CAthow, 895 Snowhill Partners, 735, 635, 575 Home Farm, 645, 635 Lowthwaite. British Blue – 965 Snowhill Partners, 515 (4) Grange Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 585 Smaithwaite, 495 Home Farm.

Suckled Calves

Suckled Steer – Limousin – 945, 935, 885 Whinnerah,785 Cragg Farm, 745, 655, 645 Noran Bank Farm, 625 Moor House Farm, 625 Strudda Bank. British Blue – 895, 885, 845, 835, 825, 785 Hill Top, 875, 805, 755 Low Godderthwaite, 820 Cragg Farm. Charolais – 885, 625 Crooklands, 755, 735 Muncaster Head Farm, 635 Newhouse Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 745 Burnt House Farm, 675 Moor Farm. Simmental – 695 Muncaster Head Farm, 615 Newhouse Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 655 Brook Cottage, 635 Low Godderthwaite, 625 Wasdale Head Hall Farm, 545, 535 Thornholme.

Suckled Heifer: – Limousin – 905 Overcroft, 805 Moor House Farm, 795 Manesty, 725, 715, 675 Strudda Bank, 625 Croft House Farm, 595 Noran Bank Farm, 575 Newhouse Farm. British Blue – 875 Overcroft Farm, 800, 735, 695, 605 Hill Top Farm, 735 Low Godderthwaite, 725 Newhouse Farm. Charolais – 675 Crooklands Farm, 625 Strudda Bank, 625, 605 Muncaster Head Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 545 Moor Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 485 Moore House Farm, 400 Thornholme.

Suckled Bull:- Charolais – 685 Strudda Bank, 535, 505 Gatra Farm. Limousin – 635 Gattra Farm, 635, 585 Croft House Farm. Blonde d’Aquatine – 505 Gatra Farm. Simmental – 505 Strudda Bank.

Store Cows: – British Blue – 920 Holmecroft Farm, 540 (2), 530 Strudda Bank. Limousin – 750 Cathow, 740 Dancing Gate Farm, 570 Holmecroft. Simmental – 670, 580 Tortolocate.

Cow & Bull Calf: – Limousin – 1400, 1200, 1120, 1100, 1080 Coniston Hall, 1180 Muncaster Home Farm. British Blue – 1250, 1220 Muncaster Home Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1030, 980 Muncaster Home Farm.

Heifer & Bull Calf:- British Blue – 1550 Low Stowbank. Hereford – 1100 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Aberdeen Angus – 1080 Nr Branthwaite Edge.

Cow & Heifer Calf:- Limousin – 1350, 1050 Coniston Hall. Aberdeen Angus – 1070 Muncaster Home Farm.

Incalf Cow:- Limousin – 1900, 1680, 1650, 1500 (2), 1450, 1420 (2), 1320 Low Kinmont, 1000 Coniston Hall. British Blue – 1850, 1700 (2), 1500, 1450, 1450, 1280 Low Kinmont.

Stock Bull – Limousin – 4000 Low Kinmont.

Store Lambs:-Texel – 80, 74, 72 Far Reach, 71 Summerhill, 70.50 (2), 65.50 High Bewaldeth, 69, 67.50 Mosser Mains, 65 Smaithwaite. Texel x Herdwick – 59.50, 51.50 Church Stile Farm, 50 Fell Barrow, 59 Mosser Mains, 46 Crossings. Cheviot – 57.50, 49.50 Rannerdale, 49, 43.50 Cragg House Farm. Mule – 55 Mosser Mains Farm, 49 Low Stowbank, 44 Smaithwaite.

Ram Lamb:- Texel – 200, 160 Wardhall Guards, 140, 110 The Croft.

Breeding Ewe:- Herdwick – 32 Howside.

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