Storestock - Friday 28th August 2020

28th August 2020

Store cattle continue to be a flying trade even though many now starting to show signs of the recent inclement weather. The days top price of £1350 for the last beast through the ring, a super Limousin Heifer from D&J Richardson, Whitehead Brow, Mealsgate, Wigton. Others to £1225, this time from B Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet. Steers to £1190 for an Angus from PS Gibson, Petteril Bank, Carlisle. Yearling types topped at £1150 for a British Blue Heifer from Ericstane, Moffat.

Steers –Aberdeen Angus- 1190, 1130, 1075 Petteril Bank, 1120 Ericstane, 1020(3) Stockbridge. British Blue- 1185 Gibbtarn, 1150, 1070 Ericstane, 1110 Croft End, 1065 Doddick. Limousin- 1130 Croft End, 1095(2), 1075, 1070 Ericstane, 1075 Well Head, 1070(3) Doddick, 1040 Cragg Farm. Simmental- 1100(2), 1080 Welcome Nook, 1075(2), 1070 Ericstane. Hereford- 1045 Churchstile. Beef Shorthorn- 950 Burnt House.

Heifers – Limousin- 1350 Whitehead Brow, 1225, 1130(2) Gibbtarn, 1135, 1110(2), 1090 Croft End, 1110, 1080, 1065, 1055 Ericstane, 1060 Hyton. British Blue- 1150, 1115, 1075(2), 1070, 1035, 1015(2) Ericstane, 1125(3) Gibbtarn, 1090, 1050 Somerfield House, 1010 Aldoth. Aberdeen  Angus- 1080 Petteril Bank, 1040 Ericstane. Simmental- 1000 Ericstane.

Store Cows: - Aberdeen Angus- 1055, 955 Low Godderthwaite. Limousin- 900, 895, 870 Easthwaite.

Calves and Stirks always good to sell with a ring full of ready customers. Charolais Bull Stirks to £665 for a 6m old dairy bred from J Stubbs & Partners, Syke Beck, Bootle. A pair of 3 month old Simmental Bulls from PP Richardson & Partners, Fleming Hall, Gosforth sold to £505.

Calves and Stirks – Charolais- 665, 630(2) Syke Beck. British Blue- 655, 635 Syke Beck. Holstein Friesian- 600 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus- 580, 575 Syke Beck. Simmental – 505(2) Fleming Hall. Friesian- 500(4) Harrington Parks.

Store Lambs maintained last weeks sky high rates being every bit as dear. Top of £88 for Beltex lambs from Mosser Mains Farm. All classes good to sell with an abundance of purchasers for bother long and short keep lambs.

Many more could have been easily sold. Next sale on Friday 11th September. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding taking advantage of the strong trade being achieved sale after sale and marketing your store lambs to their full potential.

Store Lambs – Beltex- 88, 86 Mosser Mains. Texel- 86 High Wreah Cabin, 83, 68 Newhouse, 80, 73.50 Croft House, 77.50, 70.50, 70 Mosser Mains, 76 Grange Farm, 73 Hollins, 72.50 Eskett View, 71 Hilltop, 70 Whinnerah, 69 Moorside Parks, 68 Askhill, 68 Seaview.  Charollais- 70 Stybeck. TexXHerd- 69.50 Stool End, 61 Croft House, 60.50 Rannerdale. Suffolk- 67 Hilltop. Zwartble- 64 Newhouse. Kerry Hill- 58 Kirkgate.