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Kendal Thursday 9/12

Posted Friday, 10 December 2010, 1.32pm

North West Auctions Kendal Mart rounded off the years Thursday store and breeding sales in fine style this week. The continued freezing conditions prevented some stock from getting to market but there were plenty of buyers to make a strong trade for all stock forward. Cast cows were dearer to average 88.34p/kg for all grades. Top priced cow of the day was a Limousin x cow from Robert Boyren, Hill Park which was purchased at £810 by Les Fell of Settle. Holstein cows sold to 95.5p/kg from Messrs JN & DJ Bowes, Low Brundrigg. Cast Bulls sold at £1164.38 for a Simmental from Martin & Julie Winn, High Underbrow.

A small entry of store cattle were as dear as they have been for a few weeks. A top price of £720 went to JF & N Strickland, The Borrans for a Limousin heifer. Bullocks sold to £655 for Limousins from MA & JA Winn, High Underbrow.

Another excellent entry of store lambs were as dear as ever with customers for all types around the ring. A top price of £70 went to DR & C Galbraith, Sunny Bank Farm for Texel x lambs. Many vendors wished they could have gone back home to fetch more lambs to market.

PRICES

STORE BULLOCKS - Lim: £655 High Underbrow. BB: £640 High Underbrow. AA: £565 High Underbrow.

STORE HEIFERS – BB: £720 The Borrans. Sim: £640 High Underbrow. Lim: £620 Tock How Farm. Shorthorn: £495 High Loanthwaite. CAST COWS – Lim: 125.5p/kg Hill Park; 105.5p/kg Yew Tree Farm; 99.5p/kg Kit Cragg. BB: 107.5p/kg Riddings. AA: 103.5p/kg Riddings. Shorthorn: 95.5p/kg, 84.5p/kg Strickley. Fr: 95.5p/kg Low Brundrigg; 92.5p/kg High Foulshaw; 90.5p/kg Middle Birkby; 88.5p/kg Jenkin Cragg.

CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 105.5p/kg Middle Birkby Farm. Stab: 121.5p/kg Kit Cragg.

CAST STEERS - Sim: 103.5p/kg High Underbrow.

STORE LAMBS – Texel: £70, £66 Sunny Bank; £69 Sandscale Farm. Suff: £69 Sandscale Farm; £64, £63 Hollin Hall Farm; £61.50 High Butterbent; £56.50 Toadpool Farm. Cont: £65 Sandscale Farm; £63 High Deepslack; £61.50 High Butterbent, Riddings; £58 Roundthwaite Abbey Farm. Mule: £67 Sandscale Farm; £54.50 Quarry Top; £52 Low Hundhowe, Kit Cragg. Masham: £53, £50 Mealrigg. Horned: £60 Riddings.

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