Storestock

11th October 2019

A seasonal entry saw weathered cattle harder to cash with flesh in demand. Top of £1005 twice, firstly for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Graham, Bolton Wood Lane, Mealsgate. And then again for a British Blue Steer from WC&J Leak, Hill Farm, Holmrook. Heifers to £975 again for a Limousin again from Messrs Graham, Bolton Wood Lane.

Steer: - Limousin – 1005, 985 Bolton Wood Lane, 985, 975 Hall Santon, 935 Row Brow, 875 Annaside, 835 Horrace Farm. British Blue – 1005 Hill Farm, 975 Hall Santon, 895 Meadow View, 835 Grange Farm, 805 Horrace Farm, 805 Ehenside Farm. Charolais – 1005 Fox House Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 985, 975 Lowfields, 915 Hill Farm, 845 Thornholme. Hereford – 915 Hill Farm, 845 Lowfields Farm.

Heifer: - Limousin – 975 Bolton Wood Lane, 905 Hall Santon, 875, 835 Foxhouse Farm, 825 Rowbrow Park, 815 Annaside Farm. British Blue – 945 Fox House Farm, 925, 885 Whins Farm, 895 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 885 Grange Farm, 825, 815 Low Godderthwaite. Bazadaise – 835 Foxhouse Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 775 Hill Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin – 705 Hollows Farm. Hereford – 525 Harrington Parks. Holstein Friesian – 495 Dykesfield.

Calves & Stirks continue to be in keen demand at Cockermouth topping at £490 for a British Blue Stirk from N Napier, Croft Side, Coulderton.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 440, 390 Mayfield.

Stirks:- British Blue – 490, 480, 475, 455, 385 Croft Side Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 240 Croft Side Farm.

Store lambs continue to sell to a strong trade, especially smaller types. Top of £80 for Texel Gimmers from J Walker, Far Reach, Workington. Wethers to £70 for Texels from GS Bell, Newhouse, Flimby.

Next fortnight (Friday 25th October) is the Lakeland Fellman’s gather of 4,000 Store Lambs. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.

Store Lambs – Texel – 80, 75, 69.50, 68, 60 Far Reach, 70, 60, 59.50, 59 Newhouse. Suffolk – 56 Stool End Farm, 54 Slatefell. Beltex – 50 Slatefell. Charollais – 49 Bridge End. Texel x Herdwick – 47.50 Brotherilkeld, 47 Beck Farm, 43 Woodend, 43 Seaview, 43 Rannerdale.