Store & Breeding Sale - Friday 11th February 2022

11th February 2022

Store cattle continue to be an electric trade delighting vendors. Purchasers in buoyant form ensuring all classes were very well bid for. Top of £1315 for a Limousin Heifer from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont, Corney. Steers to £1305 for a yearling Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll, Threlkeld. Other yearlings to £1285 for a British Blue steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Beckermet.

Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 25th February together with the Show and Sale of Pedigree & Pure-Bred Bulls & Females. Catalogue made on Friday 18th February.    

Store cattle

Steers –  Limousin – 1305 Gate Ghyll, 1245(2), 1235, 1205, 1195, 1115 Easthwaite Farm, 1215, 1195, 1185, 1135 Parkhouse Farm, 1175 Hill Farm, 1145 Stockbridge Farm. British Blue – 1285, 1255, 1225, 1215 Holmecroft Farm, 1055, 1005 Low Godderthwaite, 1025 Aikbank. Aberdeen Angus – 1245(2) Frizington Hall, 1245, 1105 Stockbridge Farm, 1205 Stybeck Farm, 1175, 1125, 1085 Brackenbarrow Farm, 1165 Grange Farm, 1085, 1035 Ehenside Farm, 1075 Easthwaite Farm, 1045 Whins Farm. Montbeliarde – 1135 Frizington Hall. Charolais – 1125(4), 975 Mosser Mains. Simmental – 1015 Mosser Mains. Holstein Friesian – 935(2) Brackenbarrow Farm.

Heifers –  Limousin – 1315 Low Kinmont, 1255, 1215, 1205, 1185, 1115 Hunday Farm, 1245(3) Hill Farm, 1205 Gate Ghyll, 1195, 1095 Stockbridge Farm, 1175, 1145 Grange Farm, 1115, 1095 Easthwaite Farm, 1095 Row End Farm. British Blue – 1195, 1125 Ewanrigg Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1055, 995 Whins Farm, 1025, 955 Row End Farm. Charolais – 1005 Mosser Mains.

Bulls –  Limousin – 1135, 1085, 1065 Prospect House. Beef Shorthorn – 1095 Springfield. British Blue – 1085 Holmecroft Farm.

Store Cows: -  Beef Shorthorn – 975, 895 High Bewaldeth. Limousin – 895, 865 Mite House Farm.

A good entry of stirks forward and a super trade with an abundance of buyers in attendance. Top of £680 for a Beef Shorthorn steer from JB Stephenson, Punderland, Workington. Charolais Bulls and Heifers at 5 months of age sold to £670 from J Stubbs & Partners, Syke Beck, Bootle.

Stirks –

Steer – Beef Shorthorn – 680 Punderland Farm.

Bull – Charolais – 670 Syke Beck. British Blue – 660 Syke Beck. Holstein Friesian – 315(7) Croft Side Farm.

Heifer – Charolais – 670(3) Syke Farm. British Blue – 600 Syke Beck. Beef Shorthorn – 510 Punderland Farm.

A small number of store hoggs forward topping at £114 for Texel hoggs from I&G Lister, New Monkwray, Hensingham.

Store Sheep –  Texel – 114, 87 New Monkwray Farm, 84 East Lodge.