Store Cattle

29th March 2019

A nice entry sold to another crowded ringside of buyers ensuring a great trade throughout to a top of £1165 for a Limousin Steer from GW West, Stargill Farm, Workington. Others to £1145 & £1125 for Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Heifers sold to a top of £1155 four times, firstly for a pair of Limousins from F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall, Dearham and again for another pair from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Frizington.

Next fortnightly sale on Friday 12th April. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. The catalogue will be produced on Friday 5th April.

Steer: – Limousin – 1165 Stargill Farm, 1145, 1125, 1065, 1025 Stockbridge, 1035 Low Eskholme, 1015, 985 The How, 1015 Springfield Farm. Simmental – 1105, 985 Croft Farm. British Blue – 1035 Syke Beck, 985 Row End Farm, 965 Upmanby Farm, 935 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus – 1055, 1045(2), 975 Croft Farm, 1045 Burnt House Farm, 975 Petersburgh Farm. Hereford – 965 Burnt House Farm, 865 Row End Farm. Charolais – 925 Bridge Mill, 895 Hemplands. Beef Shorthorn – 775(4), 755 Burnt House Farm.

Heifer: – Aberdeen Angus – 1155(2), 1135, 1125 Frizington Hall. Limousin – 1155(2), 1095(2) Row Hall, 1055 Stargill Farm, 985 Ewanrigg Farm, 985 Stockbridge. Simmental – 975 Welcome Nook. British Blue – 955 Syke Beck Farm, 885(2) Upmanby Farm. Charolais – 785, 755 Hemplands. 

Bulls:- Limousin – 915, 885, 875, 855 Birk Howe Farm, 915, 875 High Nook, 825 Low Eskholme. British Friesian – 425 Croftfoot Farm, 415(3) Stainburn Hall farm. 

Store Cows: – British Blue – 815 Hyton Farm. Limousin – 715 Brimmer Head.

A good entry of Calves and Stirks were well bid for by a keen ringside to a top of £600 for a British Blue Heifer from N Napier, Croft Side, Coulderton. Younger Calves to £330 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Clark, Fairladies Farm, Egremont.

Bull Calves – British Blue – 310, 290 Fairladies Farm.

Heifer Calf – 330, 315, 290 Fairladies Farm.

Stirks – British Blue – 600, 590(2), 550 Croft Side. Galloway – 475, 385(2) Punderland. Hereford – 435, 245 The Buildings. Charolais – 395 The Buildings. Holstein – 265 The Buildings. Holstein Friesian – 175, 155 The Buildings.

The first entry of Ewes and Lambs this season sold to a top of £57 per life for Correct Mule Ewes with Twin lambs at foot from M/s Walker & Hunter, Fieldside Farm.

Breeding Ewes –

Ewes & Lambs – Mule – 57 Fieldside Texel – 56 High Side Farm.