Friday 16th July Store & Breeding Sale

16th July 2021

Store cattle

Seasonal entries continue to be very good to sell and a sensational trade was witnessed. Top of £1255 was paid for a Charolais Steer from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw, Ireby. Heifers topped at £1235 for a Blonde again from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw. Limousin Steers also to £1235 for a pair from Messrs Shepherd, Drigg Moorside, Drigg.

Next fortnightly sale on Friday 30th July. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 23rd.

Steers – Charolais- 1255 Lynedraw, 1035(2) North Mosses. Limousin – 1235(2), 1135, 1065 Drigg Moorside, 1075 North Mosses, 1055, 1025(2) Desoglin, 1055 Row End. Angus- 1225 Drigg Moorside. Holstein Friesian- 1045(2) Grange Farm. Montbeliarde- 1125 North Mosses.  

Heifers – Blonde- 1235 Lynedraw. British Blue- 1215 Grange Farm, 1175, 1075, 1065 Syke Beck. Limousin – 1165 Lynedraw, 1135 Outgang, 1135(3) Drigg Moorside, 1125 Outgang. Hereford- 1125, 1025 Scalderskew, 995(3) Row End. Angus- 1075, 1035 Ehenside, 1055 Syke Beck, 1045 Drigg Moorside, 1015 Scalderskew.

The feeding cow section was topped by a super Hereford Stock Bull from FJ Lister & Son, Aikbank, Irton selling for £1440. Cows to £1125 for a Simmental from W Postlethwaite & S Pitchford, Near Swallowhurst, Bootle.

Store Cows: - Heredford Bull- 1440 Aikbank. Simmental- 1125 Near Swallowhurst. South Devon- 945, 895 Aikbank. Limousin – 915 Fangs Brow.

Stirks – British Blue Bull- 530(2) The Buildings. Hereford Bull- 430 The Buildings.

The opening sale of store lambs kicked off with a bang. Trade was fantastic being in excess of even the highest expectations. Top of £107 for TexelXMule wether lambs from JW Hartley, Low Priorscales, Calderbridge who also sold gimmers to £100. Others to £94 from G&A Crayston & Son, Thornholme, Calderbridge.

Many more could have been well sold and are required for next fortnights show and sale on Friday 30th July.

Store Lambs- Texel- 107, 100, 88, 86 Low Priorscales, 94, 93 Thornholme, 81, 76 Elva Plain.