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Kendal Thursday 08/12/11

Posted Friday, 09 December 2011, 1.35pm

North West Auctions Kendal Mart are pleased to report a strong trade for all types of store stock at its popular fortnightly sale.  

42 cast/feeding cows & otm clean cattle produced a very pleasing average of 115p/kg with 10 buyers ringside this week.  A feature of this sale was the special Christmas prizes.  The highest price for the beef cow was 164.5p/kg which also totalled the highest price per head on the day of £1149.86 for a superb Belgian Blue cow from TK & B Gorst & Son, Mutton Hall purchased by long standing supporter of the market Mr John Bowling, Wigan.  Highest price dairy cow was 133.5p/kg for a Holstein Friesian from RJ & KR Wilkinson, High Foulshaw and this was purchased by Les Fell.  

A small but quality show of butchers cattle was won by a Limousin x heifer exhibited by FI & ME Little, Helm Croft purchased for 249.5p/kg by judge Mr Mark Thompson, Long Preston.  

A reduced entry of store cattle sold to a very competitive trade with vendors well suited with prices achieved.  Limousin Heifers sold to £850 from RJ Stalker, bullocks to £780 from Messrs Clegg & Bennett & bulls to £655.  We have buyers for all types of cattle at Kendal all keen to make purchases.  

A superb entry of 1627 store lambs continue to attract new purchasers to this sale.  All lambs averaged £61.25 with a very mixed show of lambs forward.  Short keep lambs £74+ topping at £83 for Suffolk x from J Hayton & Sons, Sandscale Farm.  Mediums £68+ with longest keep £52+.  Hill lambs topped at £66.50 for Rough Fell from TB Capstick, Murthwaite.  

Next Fortnightly Sale at Kendal
Thursday 22nd December
Please advise of entries.  

CAST COWS – Fr: 133.5p/kg High Foulshaw; 125.5p/kg Natland Mill Beck; 117.5p/kg Elm Tree; 100.5p/kg Wyke Farm.  Lim: 163.5p/kg Lane Head; 140.5p/kg Houlker Hall; 128.5p/kg Brackensghyll; 119.5p/kg Low Haygarth.  Sim: 142.5p/kg Bowston Hall; 115.5p/kg Must Hill; 109.5p/kg Lunesdale.  Blonde: 128.5p/kg Causeway.  BB: 164.5p/kg The Coach House; 136.5p/kg Red Scar; 134.5p/kg Bowkerstead.  Ayrshire: 105.5p/kg Sunny Bank. AA: 124.5p/kg Archers Hall; 123.5p/kg Must Hill.  Shorthorn: 116.5p/kg Abbots Reading.  SR&W: 116.5p/kg Low Sizergh.  
OTM HEIFERS – Fr: 131.5p/kg Wyke Farm.  Sim: 131.5p/kg Abbots Reading Farm.  
CAST BULLS – Lim: 121.5p/kg Tongue House.  Gal: 116.5p/kg High Row.  
STORE BULLOCKS – Lim: £780 Tongue House.  Fr: £530 Elm Tree  
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £850 Houkler Hall; £840 Toadpool. Mont: £860 Low Sizergh. Fr: £780 Natland Park Farm.  
STORE BULLS – Lim: £655 Houkler Hall.  
STORE LAMBS – Suff: £83 Sandscale Farm; £82 High Biggarsbank; £79 Yoad Pot; £78 Cooper House, Singleton Park.  Cont: £69 High House Farm; £63.50 Moss End; £59 Brow Head.  Masham: £68.50 Sandscale Farm; £60 Stepps Farm.  Mule: £72.50 New Hall Farm; £72 Strickland Hill; £70.50 Bowkerstead; £70 Matson Farm.  Swaledale: £48.50 New Hall; £47 Tongue House.  Rough Fell: £66.50 Murthwaite; £61 Stepps; £57.50 Cotegill.  Horned: 57.50 Murthwaite.  Char: £75 Sandscale; £73.50 High Farm; £72.50 Gateside Farm; £71 The Orchard, Tongue House; £69 High Wray.  Chev: £81.50 Tongue House; £73.50 High House Farm; £59.50 School House.  Texel: £80.50 Audlands Park; £80 Borrans Farm; £79 Bulman Stands; £78 Fell House; £76.50 Sunny Bank; £74 Borwick Fold.  Lleyn: £73 New Hall; £57.50 Murthwaite.  Leicester: £68 High Biggarsbank.  Teeswater: £51 Fell House.  Herdwick: £51 Fell House; £50 High Farm; £44 Murthwaite.  

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