Sale Report: Store Sale Friday 12th April 2019

A good entry of 220 Store Cattle sold to fantastic rates being even dearer on the fortnight. The sale was topped at £1305 twice; firstly for a tremendous Limousin Steer from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet and then again for a super yearling Limousin Steer from the same parish off Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft. Heifers topped at £1205 for a Charolais from WE & DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux. Black and White Steers sold to a top of £945 for a pen of 4 from M Irving & Sons, Weary Hall Farm, Mealsgate. Bulls sold to a top of £1075 for a Blonde from WCG Holdings, Eirinntalla, Ennerdale.

Please advise entries for the next fortnightly sale on Friday 26th April to the office on 01900 822016.

Steer: – Limousin – 1305 Holmecroft Farm, 1305, 1205 Croft End, 1225, 1155 Linewath, 1225, 1215 Hill Farm, 1145 Overcroft, 1145 Greengill Farm, 1045(2) Stockbridge. British Blue – 1245, 1185, 1065 Holmecroft Farm, 1205, 1145 Croft End, 1200, 1105 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1125, 1095 East Farm, 1075 Braeside. Aberdeen Angus – 1195 Weary Hall Farm, 1145(2), 1105(2) Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1055 Croft Farm, 945(2) East Farm, 935(2) Hall Waberthwaite. Charolais – 1035 Midtown Farm, 995 Syke Beck, 935 Crooklands Farm. Blonde  – 1005 High Nook. Hereford – 975 Row End Farm. British Friesian – 945(4) Weary Hall Farm. Holstein Friesian – 875(5), 785(2) East Farm.

Heifer: – Charolais – 1205, 1065(2) Greengill Farm, 985(3) Westray Farm, 975 Crooklands. Limousin – 1165 Linewath, 1125 Croft End, 1125, 1095 Stoney Howe, 1085 Croft End, 1085 Stockbridge, 1085 Brackenbarrow Farm, 1065(2) Row End Farm, 1065 Greengill Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1165 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1095(3) Whins Farm, 1085 Brackenbarrow Farm. British Blue – 1095, 1045 Linewath, 1075 Whins Farm, 1075 East Farm, 1065 Greengill Farm, 1045 Brackenbarrow Farm. Blonde – 1065(2), 985 High Farm. Simmental – 1015, 995 Croft Farm.

Bulls:- Blonde  – 1075, 1015, 1005,955 Eirinntalla. Limousin – 1055, 1005 Whitehead Brow, 955, 875(3), 865 Townhead Farm, 885, 835 Ewanrigg Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 775 Low Stanger Farm. British Friesian – 495(2) Stainburn Hall Farm.

Store Cows: – British Blue – 785 Woodside Farm. Limousin – 775 High Abbey.

A nice entry of Calves again received keen bidding and many more could be well sold each fortnightly sale. The young entry sold to £255 twice for British Blues from PP Richardson & Partners, Fleming Hall, Gosforth.

Bull Calf: – British Blue – 255, 190 Fleming Hall. Charolais – 155, 145 Grange Farm. Swedish Red & White – 75 Grange Farm. Holstein Friesian – 70, 40 Fleming Hall, 40 Grange Farm.

Heifer Calf: – British Blue – 255, 205 Fleming Hall.

Stirks: – Galloway – 390, 350 Punderland Farm.

A good entry of Ewes and Lambs sold much dearer on the fortnight to a top of £70 per life or £210 for the family of Texel Shearlings with Twin Lambs from BG & DE Marrs, Elva Plain, Cockermouth.

Ewes & Lambs – Texel – 70, 66 Elva Plain, 63, 58, 56 High Side. Mule – 56 High Side.

 

 

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