Friday 25th February 2022 - Store and Breeding Sale

25th February 2022

Store cattle

Store cattle trade in fine fettle as all classes look very well sold. Top price of £1365 twice; both times for Limousin Heifers from JW Cook, Ullock Farm, Keswick. Steers topped at £1335 for a Hereford Steer from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux. Younger sorts a flyer upto £1275 for an 11m old Limousin from RJ Powell, Brimmer Head, Grasmere. Young bulls sold to £1415 for a Limousin from G&AE Marrs, Cathow, Kinniside.

Don’t forget next fortnight sees the March Show and Sale of store cattle. With no signs of the trade easing entries are invited to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 4th March.

Steers –

6m-12m – Limousin – 1275, 1235, 1185, 1135, 1055(4) Brimmer Head, 1205 Fellside Farm, 1205, 1165, 1155 Baggra Yeat, 1085 Fold Head Farm, 1025(2) Gill Brow, 1025 Stybeck Farm. Aberdeen Angus - 1055 Stybeck Farm.

13m-24m – Hereford – 1335 Greengill Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1285 Stockbridge Farm, 1155, 1075 Aldoth Farm, 1125 Whins Farm. Limousin – 1285 Greengill Farm, 1175 Croft House, 1125 Stockbridge Farm, 1085 Grange Farm. British Blue – 1195 Greengill Farm, 1085, 1045 Grange Farm, 1085 Whins Farm, 1065 Row End Farm. Longhorn – 1195, 1155, 1135 Greengill Farm. Blonde – 1135 North Mosses. Charolais – 1065 Stockbridge Farm. Belted Galloway – 995(2) Whins Farm.

25m-36m – Hereford – 1015 Armaside Farm.

Heifers –

6m-12m – Limousin – 1175, 1055, 1025 Brimmer Head, 1015 Baggra Yeat. Simmental – 1045 Stybeck Farm.

13m-24m – Limousin – 1365(2), 1135, 1065 Ullock Farm, 1295 Baggra Yeat, 1205 Lamplugh Hall, 1155 Ewanrigg, 1045, 1025 Gutterby Farm, 1005(2) Fell End. British Blue – 1275, 1185, 1155, 1125, 1095, 1045 Gutterby Farm, 1185 Greengill Farm, 1185 Grange Farm, 1025 North Mosses. Charolais – 1165, 1155, 1125, 1095, 1055, 1015, 915 Ewanrigg Farm, 1155, 1095 Syke Beck, 1015 Row End Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1005 Row End Farm. Hereford – 965 Armaside Farm.

25m-36m – Limousin – 1265 Lamplugh Hall, 1175 North Mosses. British Blue – 1045 North Mosses.

Feeding Bulls – Limousin – 1415, 1395 Cathow, 1005 High Bewaldeth.

  Store Cows: - Limousin – 1035 Nook Farm.

Cow & Bull Calf:- Limousin – 2050 Cragg Farm.  British Blue - 1800 Waites Farm.

Cow & Heifer Calf:- Limousin – 1950 Cragg Farm.

Calves:- Bull Calf:- British Blue – 280 Hill Farm. Heifer Calf:- British Blue – 280, 270 Hill Farm.

Stirks – Steer Stirk:- 660 Punderland Farm. Heifer Stirk:- Beef Shorthorn – 545 Punderland. Limousin – 460, 420 Croftside Farm. Bull Stirk:- Holstein – 420(4) Croft Side Farm.

A small entry forward continue to be a strong trade topping at £97 for Texel hoggs from C&M Branthwaite, Eskett View, Arlecdon.

Store Sheep – Texel – 97, 91, 90 Eskett View. Texel x Herdwick – 89 Bell House Farm, 73 Greenhouse Farm.

The Annual Sale of Pedigree Limousin Bulls and Females proved to be another great success with a super clearance rate effected. The show was kindly sponsored by Carr’s Billington with judging in the capable hands of Mr Will Gill. Champion was awarded to CW&JE Johnston, Sewell Common which later sold for 3,000 gns. The days top price of 5,000gns was paid for a Limousin Bull from TW Bell & Son, Hilltop, St. Johns in the Vale.

Breeding Bulls:- Limousin - 5000gns, 3000gns Hill Top Farm, 3000gns, 2800gns Setmabanning, 3000gns Sewell Common, 2600gns, 2000gns Gatesgarth, 2500gns Brookfield, 2000gns Seaview.

Pedigree Maiden Heifers:- 1400gns(2) Black Cleugh, 1300gns, 1250gns Lamplugh Hall.