Sale Report: Storestock Friday 31st August 2018

Store cattle

 

A mixed entry sold at recent rates to a top of £1205 for a Limousin Heifer from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Frizington. Steers topped at £1200 for a Charolais from Messrs Armstrong, Midtown Farm, Crosby. A small but quality show of young Bulls sold to £1135 for a Charolais from TA Jefferson, Aspartria Hall, Aspatria.

Steer: –

Charolais- 1200, 1105 Midtown Farm, 1025 Rakefoot, 935 Drigg Moorside.

British Blue- 1115, 1085 Seaview, 1085, 1075, 1055 Syke Beck, 1065, 1045, 1035 Braeside.

Limousin- 1105, 1085 High House, 1085 Seaview, 1035 Braeside, 985 Annaside Farm, 985 Greenbank Close, 935 Drigg Moorside.

Aberdeen Angus- 945, 925, 865 Brook Cottage.

Simmental- 875 Sorrowstones.

Heifer: –

Limousin-1205, 1155 Frizington Hall, 1095, 1045 High House, 1025 Lake View, 925 Annaside Farm, 915 Burns Farm, 915 Lake View.

British Blue- 1115 Frizington Hall, 985 Sorrowstones, 895 Ehenside Farm.

Charolais- 935, 905, 865 Rakefoot.

Angus- 875 Drigg Moorside, 795 Brook Cottage.

Bulls:-

Charolais- 1135, 1125 Aspatria Hall.

Limousin- 1085 Aspatria Hall, 845, 835, 825 Robinson Place.

Store Cows: –

Limousin- 855 Gibbtarn Farm.

Holstein- 790 Gibbtarn Farm.

 

Bull Calves :–

Aberdeen Angus- 400 Aikbank

British Blue- 320 Aikbank.

South Devon- 320(2), 220 Aikbank.

Heifer Calves :–

South Devon- 300 Aikbank

Aberdeen Angus- 240 Aikbank.

Beef Breeding Cattle

The dispersal of In-Calf Cows on behalf of the late Maggie Gass, Row Farm attracted a large ringside of potential purchasers keen to acquire the quality cattle for which Maggie was renowned. The dispersal was topped at £1340 for a Limousin Cow in-calf to the Limousin Bull due January.

Dispersal of In-Calf Cows

Limousin- 1340, 1300, 1290, 1280, 1260, 1250, 1250, 1240(2), 1220, 1190(2), 1180, 1150, 1090(2), 1080, 1010, 1000 Row Farm.

British Blue- 1060 Row Farm.

A good selection of Heifers with Calves at foot topped at £1800 twice, both times for British Blue Heifers with shapely Blonde Calves at foot from K Brough & Son, Bolton Cottage Farm, Wigton.

Heifer with Calf at foot: –

British Blue­­- 1800(2), 1400, 1300, 1200 Bolton Cottage, 1380 Low Stowbank.

Limousin- 1420, 1280, 1220(2) Low Stowbank.

Charolais- 1400 Low Stowbank.

Incalf Cow-

Charolais- 1000 Penny Hill.

Store Lambs:-

Another great trade was witnessed with stronger lambs selling dearer on the week. Top of £77 for Beltex Lambs from CWJ Clark, Quarry Bank, Frizington.

Many more could have been well sold. Entries invited for Friday 14th September.

Beltex- 77 Quarry Bank

Texel- 71, 68.50, 61.50 Quarry Bank, 70 Sheepfields, 69, 68 Mossergate, 68, 59 Eirinntalla, 68, 59 Elva Plain, 66 High Seaton, 58 Mosedale End.

Suffolk- 70, 62, 57.50 Pica Cottages.

Mule- 50.50 Whinnerah.

Texel x Herdwick- 41, 40 The Mount.

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