Store Cattle and Breeding Sheep

20th May 2022

Friday 20th May 2022

A good entry of store cattle for the time of year sold to another superb trade. Top of £1495 for a Limousin Steer from BW Hewitson, Shatton Lodge, Cockermouth. Heifers sold to £1455 for a Limousin from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Holmrook.

Yearling stores topped at £1305 for a Limousin steer from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll, Threlkeld. Yearling heifers to £1195 from Messrs Richardson, Low Garth, Bewaldeth.

Steers

Limousin- 1495 Shatton Lodge, 1305 Gate Ghyll, 1285 Scalesmoor, 1275 Frizington Hall, 1265 Horsemoor Hills, 1235 Town Head, 1225, 1165, 1145 Overcroft, 1145 Baggra Yeat. British Blue- 1355 Annfield, 1315(2), 1295(2), 1235 Town Head, 1255(2), 1185(6) Greengill, 1145, 1115, 1105, 1095 Low Godderthwaite. Charolais- 1315, 1185 Greengill Farm. Aberdeen Angus- 1135(3), 1015 Baldmire, 1085, 1055(5) Low Godderthwaite, 1085 Frizington Hall, 1085, 1065 Whins. Blonde- 1095 North Mosses. Hereford- 1095 Gate Ghyll. Belted Galloway- 1035 Whins.

Heifers

Limousin- 1455 Hall Santon, 1435, 1385(2), 1305 Shatton Lodge, 1305(2) Stainburn Hall, 1215(2) Springfield, 1195 Waverbank, 1195 Low Garth. British Blue- 1425 Springfield, 1245, 1225, 1195(2), 1165, 1125(5), 1105(2), 1095 Town Head, 1135 Low Kinmont. Blonde- 1185 Low Kinmont. Aberdeen Angus-1075(2) Frizington Hall. Saler- 1005 Town Head. Simmental- 1085 Town End, 1015 Mite House.

Store Cows

Aberdeen Angus- 985 Howes Farm.

Ewes with Lambs at Foot

Ewes with lambs again sold to a fantastic trade defying all odds. To of £138 per life or £414 per family for a Texel ewe with Beltex twin lambs from Messrs Nesbitt, Woodhow Farm, Wasdale. Fell ewes again looked the trade of the day topping at £68 per life for Herdwick ewes with single lambs from Messrs Nesbitt, Woodhow.

Texel- 138, 100(2), 91 Woodhow Farm, 116, 114, 112, 110, 94, 92 Croft House. Mule- 95 Woodhow Farm. Suffolk- 86 Hollin Head. Herdwick- 68 Woodhow Farm, 54 Howside, 52 Hollin Head. Cheviot- 65 Hollin Head.