Storestock

31st January 2020

A larger and pleasing entry with all classes seeing another rise in trade. With an increased ringside of buyers in attendance all vendors went home delighted. The days top price of £1225 was paid for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Cottam, Wardwarrow, Holmrook. Limousin Steers to £1205 from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll, Threlkeld. Montbeliarde Steers sold to £1175 again from Messrs Cottam, Wardwarrow. Heifers sold to £1195 also for a Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll. Younger cattle a serious trade with 12 month old Limousin Heifers selling to £1135 from E&A Wear, Grove Farm, Hartsop.

 

More cattle required next fortnight on Friday 14th February. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.

 

Steer: - British Blue – 1225, 1075(2) Wardwarrow, 1105 Croftlands, 1065 Row End Farm, 995 Drigg Moorside. Limousin ­– 1205 Gate Ghyll, 1155, 1095 Holmecroft Farm, 1075(2), 1025 Woodend, 1075(2) Overcroft, 1065 High House, 1065, 1055 Beck Farm, 1055 Croft Farm, 1035 Baggra Yeat. Aberdeen Angus – 1185 Croftlands, 1135 Stybeck Farm, 1055 Row End Farm, 1045(2), 1015 Croft Farm, 1035 Whins Farm. Montbeliarde – 1175 Wardwarrow. Charolais – 1085, 1055 Croft Farm, 975 Stockbridge. Hereford – 1035 Row End, 895 Croft Farm. South Devon – 1015 Whins Farm. Blonde ­– 885, 865, 855 Mill Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 875(3) Croftlands. British Friesian – 845 Drigg Moorside.

 

Heifer: - Limousin – 1195 Gate Ghyll, 1135, 1095(2), 1085(5), 1065(2) Grove Farm, 1115 Holmecroft Farm, 1115 Overcroft, 1105, 1045, 1025 Woodhall Brow, 1085 Baggra Yeat, 1045 Hill Farm, 1025(4) Woodend. British Blue – 1175, 1095, 1075(2) Wardwarrow, 1115 Beck Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1035, 925 Crooklands. Charolais – 1015 Stockbridge. South Devon – 985 Row End. British Friesian – 955 Newbiggin Farm.

 

Bulls:- Aberdeen Angus – 695 Rigg House.

 

Store Cows: - Limousin- 885, 855 Cathow. British Blue – 735 Croftlands. Aberdeen Angus – 725 Croftlands.

A shortage of Stirks forward with an abundance of prospective purchasers. 6 month old Charolais Bull stirks to £620 from J Stubbs & Partners, Syke Beck.  

 

Stirks :– Charolais – 620 Syke Beck. British Blue – 590(2), 580 Syke Beck. Holstein Friesian – 260 Syke Beck.

 

In-Lamb ewes good to sell with plenty of interest to a top of £85 for unscanned Correct Jacob Ewes from WW Wise, Stone Barn, Wigton. A small entry of Store Lambs forward with another red hot trade. Texels to £83 from JB Stephenson, Punderland Farm.

 

In lamb Ewes – Jacob - 85, 82, 80 Stone Barn.

 

Store Lambs – Texel – 83 Punderland Farm, 82, 73.50 Arlecdon Hill, 78, 70(2), Muncaster Home Farm. Suffolk – 79 Low Garth. Mule – 66 Muncaster Home Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 55 Noran Bank Farm.