Friday 3rd July 2020 - Store and breeding stock

3rd July 2020

A good entry for the time of year sold to a fantastic trade surpassing all expectations. Good to see vendors back in the mart showing their stock and creating a great atmosphere and buzz. Heading up the store trade today was a strong Aberdeen Angus Steer from RS&E Gate, Near Branthwaite Edge. This great consignment averaged an impressive £1192.50. Heifers sold to a top of £1145 for a Limousin from BW Noble, Gibbtarn. Young Bulls to £1025 for a Limousin Bull from EJ&RJ Wear, Howe Green.

Next fortnightly sale of Store cattle on Friday 17th July which will also be our opening sale of store lambs. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 10th.

Steers- Aberdeen Angus- 1265, 1195, 1155(2) Branthwaite Edge, 1065(2) Low Thorney. Limousin- 1175(2) Gibbtarn, 1135 The Fitz, 1075 Woodend, 1035 Stonethwaite, 1025, 1015 Charlesground. British Blue- 1145, 1135 Long Close, 1135 Gibbtarn. Charolais- 1145 Cumcrook, 1095 Westray. Hereford- 995, 915(5) Low Thorney. Norwegian Red- 885(2) Low Thorney.

Heifers- Limousin- 1145(2) Gibbtarn, 1075, 1045 Woodend, 1065(2), 945(2) Townhead, 1005(2) Sandhills. British Blue- 1095, 1065(3), 925(5) Crooklands, 1075(2) Gibbtarn, 1035, 1015, 995, 975 Brackenbarrow Farms, 955 Row End. Aberdeen Angus- 1035(4), 1015(4), 935(3), 925(4) Crooklands. Charolais- 925 Cumcrook. Saler- 855(2) Hall Waberthwaite. Holstein Friesian- 795 Brackenbarrow Farms. Galloway- 635 Charlesground.

Bulls- Limousin- 1025 Howe Green. Beef Shorthorn- 975 Burnt House. Galloway- 755 Bolton Cottage.

A handful of Stirks forward an electric trade upto £610 for an Angus Steer from K Hall, The Buildings. More could be well sold.

Stirks- Aberdeen Angus- 610, 420(2) Buildings. British Blue- 510, 480 Buildings.

An entry of useful Cows and Calves from J Christie, Rheda Close sold to a very pleasing trade with plenty of interest in breeding cattle upto a top of £1620 for an Angus Heifer with Limousin Heifer Calf at foot.  

Breeding Cattle- (Cows with heifer calves at foot)-

Aberdeen Angus- 1620, 1380, 1350 Rheda Close.