Storestock & Fellmans Gather 231020

23rd October 2020

A small but nice offering of store cattle were forward to the Usual company of buyers. Prices were upkeeping with recent sales.

Steers –  Limousin – 1070, 1045 Hill Farm, 1030 Doddick Farm, 1020 Beck Farm, 960, 920, 880 West End Farm, 880 Burns Farm, 840 Wood End Farm.  British Blue – 975 Brackenbarrow Farm, 880 Syke Beck, 800 Row End Farm.  Aberdeen Angus – 935, 900 Brackenbarrow Farm, 860 Syke Beck.  Galloway – 910, 840 Howside.  Charolais – 895 Doddick Farm, 840, 830 Crooklands.    Simmental – 810 Welcome Nook Bungalow.  Saler – 800 Row End Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 680 Brackenbarrow Farm.  Hereford – 660, 630 Newsham Farm.  British Friesian – 630 Aldoth Farm.  

Heifers –  Aberdeen Angus – 1130 Hall Santon, 910 Ullock Mains, 660 Tarn Cottage.  Limousin – 1040, 1030 (x3) Mid Farm, 1020, 950 Beck Farm, 1000, 950, 940, 935 Prospect House Farm, 980 West End Farm, 940 Hall Santon.  British Blue – 1015 Hall Santon, 1000 Ullock Mains, 800 Burns Farm, 795, 770 Syke Beck, 790 Crooklands.  Charolais – 920 Crooklands Farm.  Simmental – 900, 800 Welcome Nook Bungalow.

Bulls –  British Blue – 825 Springfield Farm.  Hereford -  750 Fleming Hall.

Store Cows: -  Limousin – 720 Croft House.

Stirks –  Charolais – 480, 475 Cotland Farm.

The Fellmans  gather of 5500 Store lambs of all breeds was an exception sight in the Lakeland livestock centre . With buyers from most counties in the UK in attendance. Trade was far dearer  than expected with a full sale clearance.

Leading the sale was an exceptional pen of texel weather lambs from Dockray Nook at £107.

The herdwick section was topped with a full ring of well bred lambs from forge farm. With many pens of herwicks over £40

Store Lambs – Texel – 107 Dockray Nook, 94 Woodhow Farm, 88 High Bewaldeth, 85, 84.50, 80, 79 Howbeck Lodge, 83.50 Croft House Farm, 83, 79 Manesty View, 81 Corney Hall, 80 Littletown Farm, 79 Welcome Nook Bungalow, 79 Thornholme.     Beltex – 86 Corney Hall, 85, 65 Woodside Cottage, 66.50 Lanefoot, 63 Noran Bank Farm.  Suffolk – 80, 67, 64 Newsham Farm, 74.50 Green Close.  Mule – 78 Littletown Farm, 77, 73.50 Glencoyne Farm, 74 Low Stowbank, 71, 68 Woodhow Farm, 66 Hinning House, 66 Low Stowbank, 65 Littletown Farm, 65 Hurlbarrow.   Texel X Herdwick – 73 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 68, 59.50, 59 Sunley, 68 Brimmer Head, 67 Woodhow Farm, 66.50 Croft House, 61 Forge Farm, 61 Brimmer Head, 61 Stybeck Farm, 60.50 Woodhow Farm, 60 Eastthwaite Farm, 59.50 Bowderdale, 59 Fell Barrow, 59 Low Place Farm.  Cheviot – 64.50 Cragg House Farm, 62 Whinnerah, 60 Riggingill, 57 Lanefoot, 56 Croft House Farm, 53 Noran Bank Farm.  Badger Face – 60 Brimmer Head.  Charollais – 59 The Globe.  Swaledale – 58.50, 51 Thornholme, 48, 47, 43 Croft House Farm, 46, 45 Rannerdale, 42 Hinning House, 41 Whinnerah.  Kerryhill – 53.50 Lanefoot.  Herdwick – 51, 44 Forge Farm, 47 Croft House Farm, 47 Yew Tree Farm, 45 West Head Farm, 44.50 Rannerdale, 43.50 Thornholme, 42.50 Thistleton, 42 Brotherilkeld, 42 Bowderdale, 41.50 Gatesgarth.  Scotch Blackface – 48 Hinning House.

Breeding Rams – Texel – 180 (x2) The Fitz, 100 Tweedside Park.  Suffolk – 120 Tweedside Park.  Cheviot – 100, 95 Hollin Head.

Breeding Ewes – Herdwick – 58 Stool End Farm, 56 Gill Bank, 50 Stool End Farm. Swaledale – 56 Wilkinsyke Farm.  Texel – 50 Gill Bank.