Store & Breeding Sale - Friday 8th April 2022

8th April 2022

Store cattle

Store cattle sold to another dear trade with all classes very well bid for. Top of £1545 for a British Blue Steer from I Pigg, Linewath, Hesket New Market, Wigton. This trailer load averaged an impressive £1477.50. Limousin Steers topped at £1475 from Messrs Lister, Foxhouses, Maryport. Heifers topped at £1455 for a Limousin from TJ Postlethwaite, Hollin Head, Eskdale who also sold British Blues to £1435.

Young stores topped at £1255 for a yearling Limousin Steer from JW Cook, Ullock Farm, Keswick with 11m old British Blue steers to £1235 from P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses, Grasmere.

Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 22nd April 2022. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Thursday 14th April due to Bank Holiday.  

Steers –   British Blue- 1545, 1465(2), 1435 Linewath, 1235, 1155 Knott Houses, 1195 Millbrow, 1175, 1085 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Limousin – 1475, 1435, 1145 Foxhouse, 1255, 1175(3), 1165 Ullock Farm, 1155 Knott Houses, 1155(2), 1145, 1135 Fellside, 1135, 1115 Overcroft, 1115 Fangs Brow. Charolais – 1325 Foxhouse, 1175 Overcroft, 1065 Crooklands. Aberdeen Angus – 1195 Beck Farm, 1175, 1075 Aldoth.

Heifers – Limousin- 1455 Hollin Head, 1185, 1145 Grange Farm, 1135, 1075 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 1125 Millbrow, 1065 Fell End. British Blue- 1435 Hollin Head, 1135 Knott Houses. Charolais- 1275 Grange Farm, 1085(2) Crooklands. Angus- 1195 Beck Farm. Blonde- 1135 Fell End. Beef Shorthorn- 1005 Row End.

Bulls – Limousin- 1095 Ullock, 1075 Stoney Howe. Stabiliser- 1095, 1075, 1035 Stoney Howe.   Blonde- 1065(3) Eirintalla. British Blue- 1065, 995 Ewanrigg. Charolais- 1055 Ewanrigg.

Calves and Stirks good to sell to an extended ringside of buyers. Top of £690 on three occasions; for Charolais Bulls, Heifers and British Blue heifers all from J Stubbs & Partners, Syke Beck, Bootle.

Stirks –

Bull Stirks – Charolais – 690 Syke Beck. British Blue – 610 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus – 530 Harrington Parks. British Friesian – 395, 380, 350 Harrington Parks. Holstein Friesian – 390 Syke Beck.

Heifer Stirks – Charolais – 690(3), 620(2) Syke Beck. British Blue – 690 Syke Beck.