Store Cattle & Fellmans Gather of Store Lambs

25th October 2019

Store cattle
A seasonal show of store cattle sold to the same trade as recent weeks ensuring all vendors went home satisfied with their days trading.  Leading the sale was a smart Limousin heifer from AG Watson, Lanehead selling for £1175.  Steers topped at £1035 from AR Hardy, Eastlands.

The sale also incorporated the herd dispersal from the late JR Ellwood, Scalderskew.  The Aberdeen Angus cows & calves sold up to £1250 for a cow & heifer calf.

Steer: -  Limousin – 1035, 1015 (x2) Eastlands, 1005 Beck Farm, 995 Braeside, 980, 975 Mid Farm, 965 (x2) Ullock Mains, 955 Hall Santon.  Aberdeen Angus – 985 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 935, 875 (x2), 865 Newbiggin Farm, 875 Armaside Farm.  Charolais – 955 Mosser Mains Farm.  Hereford – 895, 835 Nr Branthwaite Edge.  Bazadaise – 785 Hill Farm.  British Blue – 735 Mayfield Farm, 680 Armaside Farm.  Montbeliarde – 605 Outgang Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 485 Mayfield Farm.  

Heifer: -  Limousin – 1175, 1055, 1000 Lanehead, 965 Sandhills Farm, 955, 915 Cinderbarrow Farm, 935 Beck Farm, 905 Riggingill.  British Blue – 995 Beck Farm, 885, 845 Cinderbarrow Farm, 875 Low Godderthwaite, 855 Annfield, 815, 785 Beck Farm, 785 Annfield.  Aberdeen Angus – 865 Armaside Farm, 765 Low Godderthwaite, 755, 745, 715 Threapland Lees, 695 Brackenbarrow Farm.    

Bulls:-  Limousin – 995, 835 Sandhills Farm.

In-calf Cows:- Aberdeen Angus – 1200, 720 Scalderskew.

Cows & Bull Calves:–  Hereford – 1480 Crossrigg Farm.  Aberdeen Angus – 1200, 1050, 1020, 1000, 950, 700 Scalderskew.  Galloway – 880, 760 How Hall. 

Cows & Heifer Calves:-  Aberdeen Angus – 1250, 1150, 1120, 1080 Scalderskew.  Galloway – 940 How Hall.

Stock Bull:- Aberdeen Angus – 1220 Scalderskew. 

Stirks- British Blue – 475, 285 Aikbank.  Beef Shorthorn – 415, 375, 305, 285 Aikbank.  Holstein Friesian – 185 The Buildings.  Montbeliarde – 145 The Buildings.
 
Bull Calves :–  British Blue – 210 Fairladies Farm.  Hereford – 120 (x2) Aikbank. 

Heifer Calves:- British Blue – 190 Fairladies Farm.  Aberdeen Angus – 100, 95 Fairladies Farm.

The Annual Fellman’s Gather of 5,000 store lambs saw buyers from all corners of the Country filling the auction for lambs bred from the Lake District fells.  This ensured a fantastic trade throughout and the dearest of the season.  The leading price of £71 was achieved for Suffolk lambs from Messrs Allen & Dickinson, Windrush, Penrith.  Mules to £70 from Woodhow Farm, Wasdale.  Fell lambs to £40.50 for Herdwicks from V & G Edmondson, Sunley Mill, Swaledale lambs to £38.50 from Ellwood, Scalderskew and Texel X Herdwick lambs from DA Race, Burnthwaite Farm achieved £55.50.
 
Store Lambs –  Suffolk – 71 Windrush, 68 High Side Farm, 51 Noran Bank Farm.  Beltex – 68 High Side Farm.  Texel – 70, 67 High Side Farm, 69, 67.50, 57 Windhall, 65 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 64.50, 58 Corney Hall, 62 Newhouse Farm, 60.50 Uldale Mill Barn, 59.50 Hurlbarrow, 59 Briery Moss, 58.50 Punderland Farm, 56.50 Dyke Croft.  Mule – 70, 65, 54 Woodhow Farm, 68 Low Garth, 60 Scalderskew, 55.50 Briery Moss, 55, 54 Bridge End Farm, 54 Smaithwaite, 53.50 Glencoyne Farm, 51.50 Tortolocate.  Cheviot – 57 Mireside, 46, 45 Noran Bank Farm, 44 Lanefoot, 43 Cragg House Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 55.50 Burnthwaite Farm, 55 Scalderskew, 51.50 Sunley Mill House, 46 Croft House Farm, 46 Burnthwaite Farm, 46 Rannerdale, 44 Punderland Farm, 42.50 Croft House Farm, 42.50 Noran Bank Farm, Zwartble – 48 Newhouse Farm.  Herdwick – 40.50, 36 Sunley Mill, 37 Harrow Head, 36.50 Miller Place Farm, 36 Windhall, 34 Wood End Farm, 34 Rannerdale, 33 Mireside.  Swaledale – 38.50 Scalderskew, 36 Rannerdale, 35.50 Stanley Terrace, 35.50 Lanefoot, 33.50 Woodhow Farm, 31.50 Croft House Farm.  

Ewes:-  Herdwick – 60, 47 Foxfield Road, 56 Skelsceugh.  Texel – 48, 35 Foxfield Road.