Store & Breeding Sale Friday 23rd April 2021

23rd April 2021

Store cattle sold to a lightening fast trade delighting vendors. The days top price of £1495 was achieved for a 22m old dairy bred British Blue Steer from I Pigg, Linewath, Hesket New Market whose consignment averaged an impressive £1445. Angus steers sold to £1315 from Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Fleckvieh Steers sold to £1245 for a pair from AH Barker, Town Head, Penrith.

Heifers topped at £1445 for a pair of British Blues from AH Barker, Town Head, Penrith.

A shortage of yearling stores forward but again very good to sell topping at £1225 for an 11m old Charolais Heifer from RM&ER Jackson, Scalesmoor, Lamplugh. £1175 was achieved for a 10m old Limousin Heifer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite, Wasdale.

Young Bulls sold to £1185 for a 10m old Limousin from S Hardisty & Son, How Hall, Ennerdale.

The next fortnightly sale is the special May Show and Sale on Friday 7th May competing for the Jonny Skelton Memorial Trophy. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016.

Steers – British Blue – 1495, 1475, 1445, 1365 Linewath, 1405(3), 1295, 1175, 1155(2) Town Head. Aberdeen Angus – 1315, 1235, 1095 Stockbridge, 1285, 1195, 1135 Brackenbarrow. Fleckvieh – 1245(2), 1155(3), 1075(4) Town Head. Limousin – 1135, 1065 Easthwaite, 1135 Stockbridge, 1115, 1085 Low Garth, 1075 How Hall, 1055(2) Grange Farm. Charolais – 1135 Scalesmoor.

Heifers – British Blue- 1445(2) Town Head, 1305 Ehenside, 1225(2), 1165(2) Acrewalls, 1075(2), 1055 Crookdake Hall, 1075(5) Row End, 1065, 1055 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus- 1265(2), 1065 Brook Cottage, 1055 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Charolais- 1225, 1035 Scalesmoor, 1085, 1025 Crooklands. Limousin – 1175 Easthwaite, 1145, 1085 Low Garth, 1095 Fell End, 1065, 1055(2) Frizington Hall, 1055(2) Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1055 Fell End, 1045 Fowrass. Blonde- 1055, 1015 Fell End.

Young Bulls – Limousin- 1185 How Hall. Stabiliser- 1125, 1085(3) Stoney Howe. Angus- 1065(2) Beck Farm.

Store cows sold to £1055 for a Limousin from G&AE Marrs, Cathow, Kinniside.

Store Cows: - Limousin – 1055, 995 Cathow. British Blue- 965, 945 Mite House.  

Stirks – Beef Shorthorn- 665(2), 645 Punderland.

A large ringside of purchasers assembled to ensure a wonderful trade was witnessed. Top of £92 per life for Texels from Declan Harrison, Beck Farm, Abbeytown. Mule shearlings with twin lambs sold to £90 per life or £270 per outfit from IR&JM Frizington Hall, Frizington.

Next sale of Ewes with Lambs is the special sale on Friday 14th May. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016.

Breeding Sheep – Texel- 92 Beck Farm, 88, 86, 85 Whinnerah, 86, 79 East Townend. Mule- 90, 80 Frizington Hall, 80, 70 Segbushwell, 70 East Townend. Swaledale- 56 Beck Farm. Jacob- 55 Rainors Farm. Herdwick- 49(2) Branthwaite Rigg.