Storestock - Friday 14th February 2020

14th February 2020

A great entry of 363 cattle forward attracted a large ringside of buyers ensuring another superb trade leaving vendors delighted. The days top price of £1245 was paid for a Limousin Steer from IR&JM Fearon, Frizington Hall. Heifers sold to a top of £1235 for a Limousin from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow. Young Bulls sold to a fast trade topping at £965 for a 9m old Limousin from RW Carr, Croftside.

More cattle required next fortnight on Friday 28th February. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.

Steer: - Limousin ­– 1245 Frizington Hall, 1105 Gate Ghyll, 1105 Wardwarrow, 1095, 1075 Town Head, 1065 Low Eskholme, 1065 Park House, 1065 Stockbridge, 1055 Rowbrow Park, 1055 Woodend, 1055 Greengill. Blonde ­– 1175 Woodhall Brow.  Charolais – 1165(2), 1135 Croft House. British Blue – 1115, 1075 Town Head, 1115 Wardwarrow, 1085, 1075 Brackenbarrow, 1085 Croft End, 1075(2) Frizington Hall, 1055 Hill Green. Hereford – 1085, 1035 Town Head. British Friesian – 875, 845, 815 Newbiggin. Holstein Friesian – 865(3) Brackenbarrow.

Heifer: - British Blue – 1235 Woodhall Brow, 1095 Overcroft, 1075 High Side Farm, 1045 Rowbrow Park, 1025 Wardwarrow, 995 Hill Green. Limousin – 1175 Greengill, 1135, 1105 Lynedraw, 1115, 1075 Highside, 1085 Hall Santon, 1085 Park House, 1085 Greengill, 1075(2) Woodend, 1075 Gateghyll, 1045(2) Croft End.  Blonde – 1175 Greengill, 1075(2) Woodhall Brow. Charolais – 1085(2) Croft House, 1035 Lynedraw. Hereford – 1025 Near Branthwaite Edge. Aberdeen Angus – 995 Whins Farm. South Devon – 955 Whins Farm. Fleckvieh – 955 Row End.

Bulls: - Limousin – 965 Croftside. British Blue – 955 Croftside. British Friesian- 535(2) Stainburn Hall.

Feeding Cows very good to sell surpassing expectations. Top of £1085 for a British Blue from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft.

Store Cows: - British Blue – 1085 Holmecroft, 955 Overcroft. Simmental – 945, 795 Waterloo Farm.

Just a couple of Breeding outfits forward upto £1480 for a Limousin Heifer with Calf at foot from J Todd &Sons, Low Eskholme.

Heifer with Calf at foot -Limousin: – 1480 Low Eskholme. British Blue – 1380 Burblethwaite.  

Farmers stirks always good to sell at this centre reaching £560 three times for 5m old Heifer Stirks; twice from N Napier, Croft Side and again for D&KI Clemetson, Outgang. A good consignment of 2m old British Blue Calves topped at £350 twice from Messrs Clark, Fairladies.

Stirks: – British Blue – 560, 540 Croft Side. Aberdeen Angus – 560 Croft Side. Limousin – 560 Outgang. Hereford – 430(2) Hilltop.

Bull Calves: - British Blue – 350(2), 335, 330, 310 Fairladies Farm.

Heifer Calves – British Blue – 280 Fairladies Farm.

Numbers forward way short of requirements and returns at extremely high rates. Top of £95 for Texels from C&M Branthwaite, Eskett View. Swales to £63 for KW Bell, Holme Barn.

Store Lambs – Texel – 95, 93 Eskett View. Mule – 78 Askhill. Texel X Herdwick – 75 Scalderskew. Swaledale – 63, 53 Holme Barn.