Friday 29th January 2021 - Store Stock

29th January 2021

A pleasing entry of store cattle attracted an extended ringside of purchasers ensuring a blistering trade with all cattle exceeding expectations. The top of £1320 was achieved twice; firstly for a Limousin Steer and then for a Limousin Heifer both from WE&DE Litt, Greengill whose quality consignment averaged £1230. Yearling stores were a furious trade topping at £1200 for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite. A trailer load of 8-9 month old stores from JA Ritson, Baggra Yeat averaged an impressive £1099.29

Young Bulls sold to £1140 for a Limousin from EJ&RJ Wear, Howe Green. Feeding Cows topped at £1200 from G West, Stargill Farm.

Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 12th February. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 5th. All classes wanted.

STEERS - Limousin- 1320 Greengill, 1300 Gateghyll, 1230 Hill Farm, 1200, 1160(2) Easthwaite, 1190, 1150, 1120, 1095 Baggra Yeat, 1175, 1125 Wardwarrow, 1170, 1110 Bolton Wood Lane, 1125 Outgang, 1090 Stockbridge, 1090 Bracken Howe, 1080 Grange Farm, 1075 Fold Head. British Blue- 1215 Bolton Wood Lane, 1170(3) Grange Farm, 1140, 1075 Fairladies, 1080 Whitestones, 1075 Row End, 1070, 1040 Low Godderthwaite. Aberdeen Angus- 1190 Wardwarrow, 1090 Whins Farm. Charolais- 1110 Wardwarrow. Fleckvieh- 1050 Scalderskew. Montbeliarde- 960 Scalderskew. Holstein Friesian- 880 Grange Farm.

HEIFERS - Limousin- 1320, 1290, 1200(2), 1130, 1090 Greengill, 1185 Fell End, 1150, 1130, 1120, 1050 Hill Farm, 1145, 1100, 1080 Ewanrigg, 1135, 1060 East Townend, 1100 Gateghyll, 1100 Baggra Yeat, 1085 Outgang, 1075 Woodend, 1060 Overcroft. Blonde- 1290 Greengill. British Blue-1165 Ewanrigg, 1155, 1100 Fairladies, 1155 Scalderskew, 1140 Aikbank, 1130 Woodhall Brow, 1100 Wardwarrow, 1075 Whins Farm, 1040 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Charolais- 1130 Wardwarrow, 1110, 1105, 1075 Ewanrigg, 1010 East Townend.

BULLS - Limousin- 1140, 1130, 1100, 1070 Howe Green, 1120, 1090(2) Hacra, 1070 Hundith Hill, 1040 Birk Howe. British Blue- 1060 Whitestones. Shetland- 530 Newsham. 

FEEDING COWS – Limousin- 1200, 930 Stargill, 945 Charles Ground.

Farmers stirks always in extreme demand topping at £750 for a Limousin Bull from JN&FC Walker, Harrington Parks. All classes wanted.

STIRKS – Limousin- 750, 675, 600 Harrington Parks, 550, 480 The Buildings. Hereford- 635, 595 Harrington Parks. Aberdeen Angus- 585 Syke Beck. British Blue- 575, 570(3) 535 Syke Beck, 500 Croft Side. Friesian- 495(3) Harrington Parks, 400 The Buildings.  Holstein- 350(6) Croft Side.

STORE HOGGS –

The sky has no limits for store hogg trade as returns simply amaze. Many more could be very well sold with many customers leaving empty handed. Top price of £116 for Texel Tup lambs from C&M Branthwaite, Eskett View. A pen of 62 long keep TexelXHerdwick hoggs sold to £98 from N&BM Ireland, New House.

Texel- 116, 98 Eskett View, 93 Highfield, 90 Beckside.  TexelXHerdwick- 98 New House.