Storestock & Christmas Calf Show

6th December 2019

A seasonal entry of store cattle sold to similar rates topping at £1145 for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon. Heifers sold to £1105 twice, both times for Limousins from M Nixon, Hundith Hill Farm and Messrs Hodgson & Son, Croft End.

 

Steer: - British Blue – 1145, 1115 Hall Santon, 1065 Croft End, 1045 Brackenbarrow Farm, 1045 Woodend, 1025 Drigg Moorside. Blonde – 1125, 1035, 1025, 995 Woodside Farm. Limousin – 1085, 1025 Croft End, 1075 Hall Santon, 1065 Beck Farm, 1035, 975 Woodend, 1005 High Side Farm, 995 Drigg Moorside, 905 Row End Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 975 Brackenbarrow Farm, 965 Drigg Moorside. Charolais – 955 High Side Farm, 875 Crooklands Farm. Hereford – 905 Row End Farm. Holstein Friesian – 775 Dykesfield Farm, 735 Brackenbarrow Farm.

 

Heifer: - Limousin – 1105, 1025 Croft End, 1105, 1065 Hundith Hill Farm, 1045, 995 Beck Farm, 1035 High Side Farm, 1005, 975, 965, 935, 925 Woodend. British Blue – 1045 Beck Farm, 955 Hall Santon. Blonde  – 1035, 1015 Woodside Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 885 Row End Farm, 835 Gatra Farm, 825 Drigg Moorside. Charolais – 865 Crooklands.

 

Bulls: - Limousin – 945, 855, 835 Grove Farm, 925, 855 Terrace Farm.

 

Store Cows: - Limousin – 815 Hollins. Aberdeen Angus – 705, 685 Hollins.

 

Cow & Calf – British Blue – 1260 Grange Farm.

 

The Christmas Show & Sale of calves was kindly sponsored by Genus ABS and Jelf insurance. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr David & Mrs Anne Bell, Wigton who after deliberation chose as their Champion a British Blue Bull Calf from Messrs Clark, Fairladies Farm who also took Reserve honours with a British Blue Heifer. Champion sold for £350 and the Reserve Champion sold for £305.

 

Bull Calves: – British Blue – 380, 200 Tallentire Hill Farm, 350, 235 Fairladies Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 305, 170 Tallentire Hill Farm. Simmental – 300, 225 Fleming Hall.

 

Heifer Calves:- British Blue – 370 Tallentire Hill Farm, 305, 225 Fairladies Farm.

 

Store Lambs – Texel – 89, 78.50 Hundith Hill Farm, 77.50, 73.50 Woodhall Brow Farm, 74.50 Howbeck Lodge. Beltex – 85.50, 79 Woodhall Brow Farm. Mule – 70, 65.50 Howbeck Lodge, 59 Rannerdale. Cheviot – 68 Rannerdale. Texel X Herdwick – 57 Daleside, 53 Crookdake Cottages.