Friday 17th July 2020 - Store Sale

17th July 2020

Store Cattle trade is flying with increases being witnessed week on week. The days top price of £1295 was achieved for a tremendous British Blue Steer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow. Other Steers from this great run sold to £1285 and £1245 twice. Angus Cattle very good to sell upto £1205 from E&EM Pattinson, West End. Heifers topped at £1185 again for an Angus this time from JD Southward, Beckside, Bootle.

Yearling Stores a roaring trade upto £1125 for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Thirlwall, Bothel Craggs with Heifers from the same home to £1055.

Young Bulls exceeding all expectations topping at £1205 for a super Blonde Bull from R Wilshaw, Oulton Hall, Wigton.

Feeding Cows too hot to handle upto £925 for a Limousin from RB Pritt & Co, Langley Farm, Bootle.

Next fortnightly sale on Friday 31st July. To advise entries or to discuss marketing please contact the office on 01900 822016.

Steers –  British Blue- 1295, 1245, 1200, 1105 Woodhall Brow, 1165, 1125 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Limousin- 1285, 1245, 1235, 1225(2) Woodend, 1265, 1200, 1155 Woodhall Brow, 1125 Bothel Craggs, 1125 West End. Aberdeen Angus- 1205 West End, 1195, 1135 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1155, 1115 Beckside, 1085(2), 1075, 1065 Ehenside. Blonde – 1185 Woodhall Brow. Blue Grey- 985(2) Brook Cottage. Beef Shorthorn- 975 Hilltop. Hereford- 975 Armaside.

Heifers –  Aberdeen Angus- 1185, 1025 Beckside, 1095 Townhead. British Blue- 1115 Woodend, 1105, 1065, 1025 Seaview, 1095 Townhead, 1085, 1025, 975 Threapland, 1075(2) Grange Farm, 1025 Ehenside. Limousin- 1095, 985 Townhead, 1055, 1035 Bothel Craggs, 1045 Woodend. Charolais- 1065 Townhead.

Bulls –  Blonde- 1205, 1095 Oulton Hall. British Blue- 1075 Woodhall Brow. Limousin- 935 Hill Head. Simmental- 875(7) Waterloo. Hereford- 775(3) Waterloo.

Store Cows: -  Limousin- 925, 915 Langley Farm. Galloway- 555 Brackenridge.

An entry of Cows and Calves finding plenty of willing customers topping at £1480 for a Hereford Cow with Calf at foot from JT Skelton, Waterloo.

Breeding Cattle: -  Hereford Cow with Calf- 1480, 1400, 1300 Waterloo. Simmental Cow with Calf- 1420(2), 1350 Waterloo.

Always lots of customers looking to purchase Calves and Stirks ensuring rates achieved are sky high. Top of £635 for an Angus Bull stirk from Tallentire Hill Farm.

Calves & Stirks –  Aberdeen Angus- 635, 615 Tallentire Hill. British Blue- 605, 565, 555, 505, 485 Syke Beck, 555, 540, 490, 465(2) Tallentire Hill. Holstein Friesian – 315(2) Syke Beck.

Store Lambs –

The first Store Lambs of the season sold with a bang smashing all mart records. A mart average of £74.74 was achieved being simply the dearest trade ever. The days top price of £98 was achieved for a single Texel lamb from JC Rothery, Far Bank. The annual consignment of quality Beltex lambs from GW Whitfield, Low Stowbank sold to a top of £97 and averaged a staggering £90.15.

Store Lambs in extreme demand. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding marketing your store lambs.

Texel- 98, 92, 86, 80, 72(2), 69 Far Bank, 89, 78, 76(2) Low Priorscales, 86, 79, 72 West Common Top, 73 Eskett View, 69 Cathow.   Beltex- 97, 92, 89, 80 Low Stowbank. Mule- 59 Far Bank.