Sale Report: Suckled Calves Friday 19th October 2018

The True Traditional Annual Lakeland Show and Sale of Suckled Calves

An outstanding show of 706 genuine Lakeland suckled Calves was forward for the Annual Sale attracting a crowded ringside of both local and travelled buyers which combined to ensure a great days trading with a real buzz around the mart. Calves were seen to be in fine form despite the dry Summer and credit must go to the vendors for this.

The Show was kindly sponsored by Dodd & Co Accountants, Fultons Land Rover, Rickerby Ltd, Zoetis, Macmin and the North West Limousin Breeders Club. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Richard Manchester who had forward a wonderful show of Calves from which to choose his prize winners. After some deliberation the Championship rosette was awarded to S Hardisty & Son, How Hall with their Limousin Steer which later sold for £1140. Reserve honours went to the Limousin Heifer from B&J Hodgson, Woodend Farm which sold for the days top price of £1180.

P1120374 (2)L-R – Mr Peter Durham (Sponsor Macmin), Mr Richard Manchester (Judge), Mr W Hardisty (Vendor), Susan Carling (Sponsor Fultons Land Rover), Mr Rob Horn (Sponsor Zoetis), Mr Robert Wharton (Sponsor Dodd & Co, Accountants)

 

 

Outwith the Show Steers topped at £1150 for a Limousin from W & PA Walton & Son, Low Kinmont. This noted herd is to be dispersed in the market on Friday 9th November, a sale worthy of buyers’ attendance.

Leading Prices

Heifers-

Limousin- 1180, 1040(2), 1000, 940, 900, 880 Woodend, 1030, 990, 940 Prospect House, 990, 960, 890, 880 Low Kinmont, 990 Demense, 950, 930, 850 West Micklethwaite, 880 Horrace Farm, 880 Whitestones. Charolais- 970, 760 Whitestones, 920, 810(3), 800(2), 790(2), 780(7), 750 Muncaster Head, 850 Bridge Mill, 800(4), 790(2), 780(2), 760(3) Strudda Bank, 790, 770(4), 760(5) Dyke Croft, 760, 740 Stone Croft, 740, 730 Town Head. British Blue- 950, 910, 860 Black Hall, 820, 780, 720(2), 700, Hinning House, 750 Whitestones. Simmental- 760, 690(5), 670(2), 640(3) Tortolocate. Shorthorn- 610 Hinning House. Aberdeen Angus- 550(5)Thornholme.

Steers-

Limousin- 1150 Low Kinmont, 1140, 1050 How Hall, 1140(3), 1130(2) Demesne, 1120 West Micklethwiate, 1080(2), 1060, 1050, 1010, 1000, 960 Woodend Farm, 1070, 1050 Horrace Farm, 1020(2), 1010, 980 Elva Plain, 1000 Whinnerah, 980 Low Portinscale. British Blue- 1140 Demense, 1110 Black Hall, 1060 How Hall, 960, 800(2), 780, 760, Hinning House, 850 Horrace Farm, 790 Fangs Brow. Aberdeen Angus- 840, 810 Whitestones, 630(3) Thornholme, 610 New House. Blonde-1050 Low Kinmont. Charolais-990, 940, 910(3), 880(4), 820(8), 810(3), 800(3) Muncaster Head Farm, 960, 940, 920, 890, 860(2), 830(5), 800(7) Dyke Croft, 940 Fangs Brow, 900(2), 880(2), 820 Whitestones, 800 Askhill. Simmental- 810(4), 750(3), 730(2), 710(2) Tortolocate, 610 Newhouse. Shorthorn-580 Hinning House.

Bulls-

Limousin- 940, 900 Elva Plain, 840, 830 Wyndham, 770, 700 Rose Cottage. Charolais- 850(2), 800, 770(3) Strudda Bank. Simmental- 760(2) Tortolocate, 740(3) Strudda Bank.

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