Store & Breeding Sale Friday 5th November 2021

5th November 2021

Store Sheep

Store lamb trade followed the soaring prime prices being absolutely electric. Top price of £126 was paid for a pen of Texel lambs from A Ashburner, Summerhill, Whitehaven. Beltex lambs sold to £120 from WH&F Wood, Well Head, Dean. Charollais lambs to £115 from GT&MP Relph, Littletown, Newlands. Suffolk lambs to £104 from Messrs Barrow, Pow Heads, Mealsgate.

A marvellous trade throughout was witnessed. Many more could have been well sold and are required. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 19th November.

Texel- 126, 94 Summerhill, 122, 94 Flimby Hall, 111, 109, 102(2) Watergate, 107 Quarry Bank, 107 Orchard Drive, 105.50, 104, 98, 91 Mosser Mains, 101 Pow Heads, 100 Brimmer Head, 100(2) High Bewaldeth, 99 Punderland, 97 Segbushwell.   Beltex- 120, 104(2) Well Head, 118 Flimby Hall. Charollais- 115 Littletown. Suffolk- 104 Pow Heads, 90 Watergate. Cheviot- 94 Watergate, 82 Kirkgate. Mule- 84 Mosser Mains. TexelXHerdwick- 80 Brimmer Head. Herdwick- 63 Rannerdale. Swaledale- 57, 56.50, 55, 50.50 Kirkgate.  

Breeding Sheep

Swaledale- 100, 76, 62 Newsham. Mule- 92 Rannerdale. TexelXHerdwick- 70 Rannerdale.

A large entry of feeding cows sold to a strong trade topping at £1145 for an Angus from FJ Lister & Son, Aikbank, Irton.

Feeding Cows

Angus- 1145, 1075, 1025 Aikbank. Limousin- 1055 Brimmer Head, 1045, 1015, 965 Langley Farm, 1035 Charles Ground, 865 Knott Houses. Galloway- 1025 Langley. Charolais- 1015 Whitestones. British Blue- 825 Woodside.

Breeding Cattle

A good show of breeding cattle was forward to a crowded ringside of buyers. The annual consignment from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont, Corney was a sight to behold attracting return customers. This run was topped at £3200 for an exceptional Limousin Heifer with Calf at foot. In-Calf Heifers due January to the Limousin Bull from Low Kinmont topped at £2350 twice, firstly for a Limousin and then again for a British Blue.

Limousin Heifer with Calf- 3200 Low Kinmont.  Limousin Cow with Calf- 2300 Easthwaite. British Blue Cow with Calf- 1650 Low Boonwood. Bazadaise Cow with Calf- 1350 Easthwaite.

Limousin In-Calf Heifer- 2350, 2100, 1950, 1900 Low Kinmont. British Blue In-Calf Heifer- 2350, 1750 Low Kinmont.

Suckled Calves

The second sale of suckled calves attracted a great ringside of buyers and a keen trade with many onlookers calling them dearer than the first sale. The sale was topped at £1095 twice; once for a Limousin Steer from ID Clemetson, Lucy Close, Workington and then for a Charolais Steer from GW&PA Scott, Crooklands, Dearham. Suckled Heifers sold to £945 for a Blonde from E Noble, Mill Farm, Beckermet.

Steer- Limousin- 1095 Lucy Close, 1065, 1055, 935 New House, 985, 935, 915, 860 Mosedale End, 935 Strudda Bank, 895, 885 High Ladore. Charolais- 1095, 1085, 1045 Crooklands, 815(2) Strudda Bank. British Blue- 1055, 1035 Aikbank, 975, 935, 885, 845, 835, 805 Hilltop, 855 Illingworth Cottages. Blonde- 1055, 875(2) Mill Farm. Angus- 855 Ehenside, 795 Ehenside. Friesian- 555 Causeway Foot.

Heifer- Blonde- 945 Mill Farm. British Blue- 935 Hinning House. Limousin- 925, 865, 795, 775 New House, 895 Hinning House, 885 High Ladore, 805, 775 Manesty. Charolais- 765(3) Strudda Bank.

Bull- Limousin- 825, 805 Croftside. Beef Shorthorn- 655(2) Longmoor Head.

Store cattle

Store trade continues in the same rich vein of form topping at £1535 for a Limousin steer from AR Hardy, Eastlands, Workington. Others to £1415 for a Limousin from TW West, Pickett Howe, Egremont. Heifers topped at £1385 for a Limousin from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont, Corney. Others to £1325 for a British Blue from RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen. Young bulls topped at £1275 for a British Blue from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington.

Next fortnightly sale of store cattle is on Friday 19th November. Entries invited. Catalogue made on Friday 12th November.

Steers- Limousin- 1535 Eastlands, 1415, 1285(2), 1275, 1255(2), 1235 Pickett Howe, 1315 Causeyview, 1245, 1115 Knott Houses, 1245, 1165 Riggingill, 1205 Overcroft, 1185 Holmecroft, 1175 Eastlands, 1165 Woodhall Brow, 1135, 1125, 1115 Woodend. Beef Shorthorn- 1245, 1145 Longmoor Head. British Blue- 1235 Knott Houses, 1205 Sorrowstones, 1195, 1135 Overcroft. Simmental- 1185(2) Nr Branthwaite Edge. Holstein Friesian- 1125 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 855(3), 845(4) East Farm, 835(4) Brackenbarrow. Angus- 1055 Brackenbarrow, 1015 Hawkbarrow. Hereford- 1045 Row End. Blue Grey- 1005(2) Taw House, 995(2), 915 Troutal Farm. Longhorn- 975, 885(2) Millbeck. Belted Galloway- 715 Cockley Gill.

Heifers – Limousin- 1385 Low Kinmont, 1295, 1265, 1195, 1155 Eastlands, 1275, 1165(2) Woodhall Brow, 1145, 1125(2), 1075(2) Lamplugh Hall, 1125 Overcroft, 1115, 1085(2) Outgang, 1100 Park House, 1085 Knott Houses, 1085 Woodend, 1075 Croft Farm. British Blue- 1325 Overcroft, 1315, 1245, 1165, 1135 Woodhall Brow, 1285, 1235(3), 1165, 1125, 1115 Holmecroft, 1225 Woodend, 1215 Low Kinmont, 1205 Knott Houses, 1165, 1085 Sorrowstones, 1105 Brimmer Head. Charolais- 1265 Pickett Howe. Angus- 1115 Thornholme, 1075(7) Crooklands, 1055 Sorrowstones. Simmental- 1105, 1025, Fleming Hall. Hereford- 975(3) Croft Farm, 945 Row End.

Bulls- British Blue- 1275 Hunday Farm. Limousin- 1185(4), 1045(5) Lamplugh Hall, 1095 Hunday. Norwegian Red- 1095, 945 Hunday Farm.