Store & Breeding Sale Friday 18th June 2021

18th June 2021

A seasonal entry of store cattle was forward whereby a super trade was witnessed with many calling them dearer on the fortnight.

Top price of £1355 for a pair of Limousin Steers from GW Hird, Westray, Embleton. Heifers topped at £1255 for a Limousin from GL Hutton, Setmabanning, Threlkeld. A good entry of young bulls topped at £1305 for an 11m old Limousin from J&HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite.

Many more could have been well sold and are required. Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 2nd July. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 25th June.  

STEERS -

Limousin- 1355(2), 1145 Westray, 1285, 1165(6) Greengill, 1135, 1115(2), 1055 Woodhall, 975, 965 Hinning House. Holstein Friesian- 925(3) Westray.

HEIFERS -

Limousin- 1255, 1115 Setmabanning, 1235, 985 Howe Green, 1195, 1145(3) Greengill, 1135, 1025 Lamplugh Hall, 995 Grove Farm, 995(2) Low Garth.

BULLS -

Limousin- 1305, 1265, 1245, 1225 Sandhills, 1205, 1165, 1135 Grove Farm, 1195, 1155 Oxenriggs, 1145 Howe Green. Blonde- 1205, 1065, 1035, 985, 945 Eirinntalla. Charolais- 1045, 935 Gatra. British Blue- 915, 905 Greenah Villa. Simmental- 905, 895 Greenah Villa. Aberdeen Angus- 895 Shuttleworth.

Farmers stirks and calves again good to sell upto £600 for 3 Charolais Bulls from J Stubbs & Partners, Syke Beck, Bootle.

BULL CALF-

British Blue- 380 Long Close.

BULL STIRK-

Charolais- 600(3) Syke Beck.

HEIFER STIRK-

British Blue- 595 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus- 560 Syke Beck. Charolais- 550, 530 Syke Beck. Simmental- 520 Waterloo.

Feeding cows topped at £1425 for a Limousin from CI Hartley, Stoney Howe, Drigg who sold others to £1205. Simmentals to £1095 from JT Skelton, Waterloo, Cockermouth.

STORE COW-

Limousin- 1425, 1205 Stoney Howe. Simmental- 1095, 995, 885, 875 Waterloo. Galloway- 825 Charles Ground.

A good entry of Cows with Calves at foot was forward attracting a huge ringside of prospective purchasers and all outfits selling to maximum value. Top price of £2020 was paid for a Limousin X second calved cow with Charolais Bull calf at foot from Messrs RB Jackson, Croft House, Papcastle. The reduction of cows with calves from MJ Postlethwaite, Armaside, Lorton topped at £1750 for a 5 year old British Blue cow with Hereford calf at foot.

COWS AND CALVES-

Limousin- 2020, 1800, 1700, 1650, 1450 Croft House, 1700, 1680, 1650, 1600 Bothel Craggs. British Blue- 1750, 1550, 1500, 1480, 1400 Armaside. Aberdeen Angus- 1420, 1350, 1300(2) Armaside.

HEIFER AND CALF-

Aberdeen Angus- 1620, 1400 High Blaithwaite.

BREEDING SHEEP

A small entry of sheep was forward topping at £100 per life for TexelXHerdwick hoggs with Beltex X lambs at foot from Messrs Hope, Orthwaite Hall, Uldale who also sold others to £99. Zwartble hoggs with lambs sold to £96 from JW Scott, Crooklands, Dearham.