Friday 8th January 2021 - Storestock

8th January 2021

Everyone wishes for a White Christmas to make things perfect. Well it felt like a white Christmas all day today. The quality of cattle was outstanding and the turnout of buyers made prices more than perfect with a drop of snow to make things all white on the night! Trade was electric from start to finish.

Leading the way at £1800 was a superb black Limousin Heifer bred and exhibited by RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall and purchased by Thrimby Farms to join the herd of Mr M Blair. Closely following at £1760 was another tremendous black Limousin Heifer from T Trafford & Son, Peter House this time purchased by JJ Crichton, Loughrigg.

Steers topped at £1500 for a Limousin from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft with another to £1490 from IR&JM Fearon, Frizington Hall.

Young Bulls a rattling good trade topping at £1340 for a yearling Limousin Bull from G Fearon Ltd, The Hollows with others from the same good home to £1300.

STEERS - Limousin- 1500, 1440(2) Beechcroft, 1490 Frizington Hall, 1390, 1380 Eastlands, 1370(2) Old Hyton, 1370, 1330, 1310 Peter House, 1370 Meadow Farm, 1360, 1350, 1320(3), 1300, 1270 Woodhall Brow, 1360, 1340, 1330 Mid Farm, 1340, 1260 Wythop Hall, 1330, 1290 Beck Farm, 1310, 1290 Swinside End, 1290(2), 1240(2) Annfield, 1280(3), 1260, 1240 Pickett Howe, 1280 Overcroft, 1280 Green Marsh, 1280 Foxhouse, 1270 Knott Houses, 1260(2) How Hall, 1250(2) Bracken Howe, 1250(2) Whicham Hall, 1240 Hundith Hill. Charolais- 1400, 1290 Beechcroft, 1350 Beck Farm, 1250, 1180 Wath Farm, 1220 Green Marsh, 1200 Peter House, 1190 Foxhouse, 1050(2) Drigg Moorside. Hereford- 1280, 1210 Annfield, 1000 Low Boonwood. Aberdeen Angus- 1270(2), 1150 Pickett Howe, 1100, 1020 Linewath. Blonde- 1260, 1240, 1060 Woodside Farm. British Blue- 1230(5), 1190(3), 1170(2), 1150(4) Pickett Howe, 1190 Whinnerah, 1180, 1150, 1110, 1090(3), 1070(2) Knott Houses, 1180 Whinnerah, 1180, 1170, 1140, 1130 Annfield, 1170 Green Marsh, 1080 Low Boonwood, 1070 Drigg Moorside. Simmental- 1070, 1000 Low Boonwood, 1010 Mosser Mains. Holstein Friesian- 1000(5) Brackenbarrow Farms. Montbeliarde- 980 Drigg Moorside. British Friesian- 940(5) Gutterby Farm.

HEIFERS - Limousin- 1800, 1650, 1550, 1240 Wythop Hall, 1760, 1480 Peter House, 1650, 1380, 1300 Green Marsh, 1600, 1420(2), 1350, 1270 Pickett Howe, 1580, 1540, 1380(2), 1370, 1350, 1260 Aspatria Hall, 1520, 1260 Mid Farm, 1400, 1390 Beck Farm, 1400(5), 1300, 1290(5), 1270(3), 1260(2) Whicham Hall, 1390(2) Beechcroft, 1300 Woodhall Brow, 1240 Swinside End, 1210(2) Old Hyton. Charolais- 1370, 1320 Peter House, 1340, 1220 Beck Farm, 1200, 1150 High Side, 1190(3), 1170, 1090 Foxhouse, 1100(2) Wath Farm, 1100 Beechcroft, 1030(3) Mosser Mains. Aberdeen Angus- 1290 Frizington Hall, 1280, 1080 Pickett Howe, 1190 High Side, 1060 Westray. British Blue- 1160 Pickett Howe, 1140 Woodhall Brow, 1090(2), 1040(3) Drigg Moorside, 1080, 1040 Annfield, 1070, 1050 Knott Houses, 1040 Linewath. Beef Shorthorn- 1140 Parsonage Farm. Blonde- 1140, 1110, 1100, 1070(2), 1040 Woodside Farm, 1090 Foxhouse. Hereford-1120, 1080 Annfield. Simmental- 1030(2) Aikbank. Parthenais- 1010 Green Marsh.

BULLS - Limousin- 1340, 1300 Hollows, 1280, 1180 Aspatria Hall, 1270(2), 1260, 1250, 1240, 1220 Brookfield, 1270, 1190 Gatesgarth, 1260, 1180, 1140(2) Sandhills, 1240, 1220 Howe Green, 1220 Braithwaite Farm, 1200 Green Marsh, 1190(2) Old Hyton.   

FEEDING COWS - Hereford- 1080 Hollins.