Friday 7th June - Store Cattle and Ewes and Lambs

7th June 2024

Friday 7th June 2024

SALE OF STORE, BREEDING AND FEEDING CATTLE ALSO STIRKS AND CALVES. SECOND SALE OF FELL BRED EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

 

Today we held our fortnightly sale of 101 Store Cattle and our second sale of 961 fell bred and continental ewes with lambs at foot.

The seasonal of store cattle were presented to the usual attendance of customer and all classes maintained recent high rates.  Top price of the day was £1720.00 paid for a lovely Limousin Heifer from Spencer Fulton, Branthwaite Rigg. Steers sold to £1600 paid to Messrs Hodgson & Son, Croft End for a Limousin.

A consignment of well-bred cattle from Trevor & Hannah Place, Strawberry How sold to average £1416.00 and to a top of £1590.00 for a Limousin Steer.

 

 

The second sale of predominantly fell bred sheep of ewes with lambs at foot were submitted to a crowded ringside of customers who bid freely for the outfits.  The top price for hoggs with lambs at foot was £165 paid for Texels from JA Ritson, Baggra Yeat, Uldale.  Herdwick ewes and lambs sold to £76 from R Maxwell, Howside.

Swaledale ewes with lambs sold to £74 from Messrs Lamb, Burns Farm.

 The next sale will be held on Friday 21st June with the catalogue made on Friday 14th June at 10.30 am.  This sale will be followed by a collective sale of farm machinery and implements in the mart, please advise entries to the office.

 

Hoggs & Lambs

Texel: 165, 114, 112, 108 Baggra Yeat. Mule: 126 Orthwaite Hall, 124 Burns Farm.

Ewes & Lambs

Texel: 152 Rowan Garth, 116, 112, 110, 110 Little Moor. Mule: 104, 98, 92, 90 Rowan Garth, 100 East Townend, 92 Little Moor. Herdwick: 76 Howside, 70, 66 Woodhow Farm, 68 Brookfield, 65 Orthwaite Hall. Swaledale: 74 Burns Farm. Texel x Herdwick: 70 Low Whitebanks. Cheviot: 64, 62 Swindale Foot.

Shearlings & Lambs

Mule: 115, 102 Burns Farm.

 

Heifers

Limousin: 1720, 1700 Branthwaite Rigg, 1700, 1670, 1600, 1510, 1490 Stainburn Hall, 1610 Whitelees, 1570 Strawberry How, 1430 Croft End. British Blue: 1310 Strawberry How, 1290 Gibb Tarn, 1210 Whitelees. Aberdeen Angus: 1220(2) Gibb Tarn, 1190 Baldmire, 1050 Row End Farm. Luing: 1060 Whitekeld. Stabiliser: 950 Stoney How.

Steers

Limousin: 1600, 1540, 1490 Croft End, 1590, 1560(2), 1490, 1380(2), 1360, 1310(2) Strawberry How.

British Blue: 1560, 1530(2), 1520(2), 1500(6) Strawberry How, 1340 Croft End, 1250 Gibb Tarn.

Beef Shorthorn: 1200 Row End. Holstein Friesian: 920 Baldmire.

Bulls

Aberdeen Angus: 940 Low Stanger.

 

Heifer and Heifer Calf

Aberdeen Angus: 1940 Waites Farm.