Market Report

7th June 2019

A seasonal entry of Store Cattle sold to a pleasing trade topping at £1115 for a Charolais Steer from Messrs Hird, Westray Farm, Embleton. Heifers toped at £1085 for a Limousin from Messrs Sharpe, Woodend Lodge, Lamplugh,

Young Bulls to £915 for a Limousin from Messrs Hodgson, Dale End Farm, Langdale.

Steer: – Charolais – 1115, 1085, 915 Westray Farm, 885 Crooklands Farm. Limousin – 1075 Woodend, 1035, 925 Lynedraw, 895 Westray Farm. British Blue ­– 1015, 985 Woodend. Aberdeen Angus – 945 Croft Farm. British Friesian – 935 Weary Hall Farm. Beef Shorthorn –865 Burnt House.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1085, 1065, 1015, 975, 935 Woodend, 985, 965, 955, 935 Hollows Farm, 975 Greenah Villa. British Blue – 955 Lowca Cottage Farm, 955, 885 Woodend, 925, 875 Waites Farm. Simmental – 885 Welcome Nook. Charolais – 875 Crooklands Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 855 Burnt House.

Bulls:- Limousin – 915, 775 Dale End, 845 Dawn View, 795 Croft Farm, 795 Croft House. Aberdeen Angus – 785 Croft Farm. British Blue ­– 705 Croft Farm.

Store Cows: – Hereford – 925 Waterloo Farm. British Blue – 885 Holmecroft Farm. Simmental – 785, 755, 725 Waterloo Farm, 735 Nr Swallowhurst.

Breeding Cattle were well bid for by a keen ringside to a top of £1700 for an aged Limousin Cow with shapely calf from Messrs Benson, Harry Place, Langdale.

Cows with Calves :– Limousin – 1700 Harry Place, 1500, 1450, 1400 Low Eskholme.

A small entry of Calves maintained recent high rates and many more could have been well sold. Top of £300 for a young British Blue Bull Calf from Messrs Lister, Aikbank, Holmrook.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 300, 285, 200 Aikbank, 210 Grange Farm. Holstein Friesian – 80 Grange Farm, 60, 50 Aikbank. Swedish Red & White –65 Grange Farm.

Ewes and Lambs attracted a good ringside of buyers selling to a top of £76 per life for Texel Ewes with Lambs from D Golding, Gorawood. Fell ewes to £38 for Herdwicks with Texel lambs from Messrs Edmondson, Wallend, Langdale.

Breeding Ewes & Lambs :– Texel – 76, 66 Gorawood, 68, 62.50 Elva Plain, 54 Dalefoot. Suffolk – 67 Miller Place. Herdwick – 38 Wallend Farm, 37 Miller Place. Swaledale – 33.50 Seathwaite Farm, 33(3) Bridge End.