Friday 12th February 2021 - Store Stock

12th February 2021

Another pleasing entry of Store cattle as rates continue to be extremely positive delighting vendors. The days top of £1295 was paid for a Limousin Heifer from WE&DE Litt, Greengill with this super pen of Heifers averaging £1222. Steers topped at £1205 for a dairy bred British Blue from JA Nanson & Son, Sorrowstones.

Yearling Stores continue to attract frenzied bidding selling to £1145 twice; firstly for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite and then again for another 9 month old Limousin Steer from RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall.

A pen of five 14 month old Beef Shorthorn Steers from Mr J Clark, Bent Ash sold to £1125.

Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 26th February as well as the special sale of pedigree and pure bred bulls and females. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 19th. All classes wanted.

HEIFERS – Limousin- 1295, 1285, 1265, 1205(2), 1175 Greengill, 1155 Frizington Hall, 1125 Ewanrigg, 1125 Stockbridge, 1115, 1105, 1065, 1045 Hill Farm, 1085 Pickett Howe, 1075, 1045 Easthwaite. Charolais- 1135, 1045 Wardwarrow, 1075 Ewanrigg. Simmental- 1125 Greengill. Hereford- 1115 Sorrowstones. British Blue- 1085, 1065, 1015 Fairladies. Angus- 1085 Pickett Howe. Blonde- 1055, 1005 Ewanrigg Hall.

STEERS - British Blue- 1205, 1085 Sorrowstones, 1175 Wardwarrow, 1135, 1075 Fairladies, 1035 Drigg Moorside. Limousin- 1195, 1175 Wardwarrow, 1145 Wythop Hall, 1145, 1065 Easthwaite, 1125, 1065 Pickett Howe, 1115 Grange Farm, 1085(2) Drigg Moorside, 1085(2), 1075(2), 1045 Baggra Yeat. Charolais- 1165 Wardwarrow, 1145 Stockbridge. Aberdeen Angus- 1165, 1105(2) Stockbridge, 1065 Pickett Howe, 1035, 1025(2) Whins Farm. Beef Shorthorn- 1125(5), 1115, 1085, 1075(5), 1055(6), 1025 Bent Ash. Holstein Friesian- 1035 East Farm, 985(5) Brackenbarrow. Blue Grey- 925(3) Bent Ash.

FEEDING COWS – Holstein Friesian- 890 Aikbank.  Angus- 860 Hawkbarrow.

Farmers stirks continue to be actively sought after with a full ringside of buyers in attendance. Top of £650 for a pair of British Blue steers from M&GC Graham, Lanefoot.

STIRKS – British Blue- 650(2) Lanefoot, 625(2), 600(2), 545 Streetgate. Holstein Friesian- 435 Croftside, 310(2) Streetgate.  

STORE HOGGS –

Supersonic Store Hoggs.

 Beltex hoggs upto £121 from Messrs Lawson, Hundith Hill who averaged £105.25. Texels to £115 from JB Stephenson, Punderland Farm who averaged £101.88 for their trailer load. Returns are astonishing. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding marketing store sheep.

Beltex- 121 Hundith Hill. Texel- 115, 102, 98 Punderland, 103 Hundith Hill, 88 Beckside.  TexelXHerdwick- 92 New House, 91 Hundith Hill.