Friday 14th August - Anniversary show & sale of store cattle

14th August 2020

With a super catalogued entry of 850, and the recent upsurge in finished beef prices trade was sure to be wonderful. Buyers travelled from far and wide ensuring all vendors went home delighted with their trade and the occasion did not disappoint.

The show was ably judged by Mr Michael Wills, Northampton who chose a grand Limousin Heifer from T Trafford & Son, Peter House as Champion which later sold for £1280.

The days’ top price of £1400 was paid for a Charolais Steer from TH&PA Johnstone, Westray House. Other Steers to £1390, £1370(2) and £1360(2) all from TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill and £1360 from RA Rawling, Overcroft.

Heifers topped at £1330 for a yearling Limousin Heifer from P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses. Young Bulls topped at £1320 for a Limousin again from TB Stamper & Sons, Harrot Hill.

No fewer than 17 consignments of Cattle sold to average in excess of £1150.

Leading Prices

Steers –  Charolais 1400, 1280 Westray House , 1355 , 1280, 1190 Peter House, 1280, 1160 Midtown(Armstrong), 1220, 1215, 1190(2), 1185, 1160  Rakefoot, 1180 Cragg Farm, 1170, 1165 Beck Farm Limousin 1390, 1370(2), 1360(2), 1340, 1305, 1280 Harrot Hill, 1360 Overcroft, 1340, 1290 Dockray Nook, 1325 Stargill Farm, 1320 Low Garth, 1285 Hyton Farm, 1255 Parsonage Farm, 1250 Beck Farm Angus 1350, 1050 Ehenside, 1150(4), 1100, 1075, 1005(3) Pickett Howe, 1120(2) Sorrowstones, 1100 Harrot Hill, 1085, 1075 Drigg Moorside Hereford 1240 Stone Ends, 1165 West End, 1150 Gill Bank, 1130 Whins Farm. British Blue 1225(2) Pickett Howe, 1210 Harrot Hill, 1180 Newtonfield, 1180(3), 1170, 1115(4) Sorrowstones, 1170(2), 1145, 1120, 1090(2) Ericstane, 1140 Dean Farm, 1120 Hyton Farm Luing 1155 Temple Bank Simmental 1100 Drigg Moorside, 1085 Ericstane, 1040 Low Boonwood Beef Shorthorn 1095 Hill Top, 1000 Parsonage Farm Holstein Friesian 1080 Dean Farm 810(8) Croftlands Continental 1050, 1035 Gill Bank Montbeliarde 1045(3) Sorrowstones Blonde D’Aquitaine 1025 Woodside Farm

Heifers –  Limousin  1330, 1270 Knott Houses, 1300(2) Westray House, 1290, 1235 Old Hyton, 1290(4) Stargill, 1280, 1235 Peter House, 1280 Sandhills, 1265 Green Marsh, 1260 Hacra, 1230 High Side, 1230(3) Townhead, 1220(2) Old Hyton, 1210 Strudda Bank Charolais 1305, 1290 Stone Ends, 1250 Westray House, 1195, 1180(2), 1125, 1050(5) Rakefoot, 1105(2) High Side, 1105(2) Rakefoot, 1055 Stockbridge 1055(4), 1030(2), 1025 Cragg Farm Angus 1295, 1185, 1095, 1070 Beckside, 1190, 1085 Fleming Hall, 1145(2) Ehenside, 1120 High Side, 1045 Pickett Howe, 1045 Dean Farm, 1035 Ericstane, 1030(3) Drigg Moorside Blonde D’Aquitaine 1270, 1255, 1235 Oulton Hall, 1090, 1080 Woodside Farm Hereford 1200 Stone Ends Simmental 1185 Townhead, 1000 Ericstane, 985(2) Waterloo British Blue 1170 Woodside Cottage, 1150 Fairladies, 1150(2), 1145(2), 1080(5) Waverbank, 1140(3), 1105, 1090(3) Town Head, 1130 Woodend, 1115(2), 1080, Ericstane, 1110 Dean Farm, 1095 Sorrowstones, 1090(2) Pickett Howe Parthenais 1130, 1090 Green Marsh Galloway 1060(2) Townhead

Bulls –  Limousin 1320 Harrot Hill, 1100 Side Farm, 1080 Overcroft

British Blue 1000 Nr Branthwaite

Store Cows: -  British Blue 1140, 1020, 990 Ericstane Angus 1000 Ericstane Beef Shorthorn 880 Langley Farm Limousin 880(2) Langley Farm Simmental 880 Ericstane

Cow & Bull Calf :-  Limousin 1900 Rose Farm, 1660 Bolton Wood Lane Hereford 1550 Bolton Wood Lane

Stirks –   Charolais 800, 700, 580(2), 515(3) Cotland Angus 720 Cotland

Friday 21st August sees the August special show and sale of Store Lambs. Friday 28th August fortnightly sale of Store Lambs, Breeding Cattle and Store Cattle. Please advise entries to the office.