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Kendal Thursday 21/07/11

Posted Thursday, 21 July 2011, 2.37pm

The fortnightly sale of cast cows sold to a solid trade in line with other local centres. Cows topped at 135.5p/kg (£1000.88) for continental cows with Black and Whites to 127.5p/kg. OTM Heifers sold to 153.5p/kg (av 138p/kg)  

Store Cattle were easily sold with vendors very satisfied with prices achieved. Purchasers were present in full strength with many unable to make purchases to fill orders.   £980 was the days top price for Aberdeen Angus x heifers from J E Read, Mealrigg with steers to £940 for Aberdeen Angus with Friesian selling to £820. A small show of bulls topped at £810 for Aberdeen Angus x from KM & SJ Atkinson, Crook. Many more cattle could have easily been sold to vendors advantage.  

Entries urgently requested for next sale Thursday 4th August to fulfil strong buyers demand.  

Also this day sale of beef breeding cattle and opening sale of Store Lambs.  
Early entries include 10 cows and heifers with calves at foot.   Plus 450 store lambs.  

Cast Cows
– Fr: 127.5p/kg Town Foot, 121.5p/kg Espford, 115.5p/kg Tranthwaite Hall, 94.5p/kg Syke House Farm. Lim: 135.5p/kg High Underbrow, 131.5p/kg, 129.5p/kg Low Groves, 125.5p/kg High Mansriggs, 115.5p/kg West Plain. CH: 115.5p/kg Borwick Fold. Here: 126.5p/kg Milton Mill. Blo: 127.5p/kg High Underbrow, 119.5p/kg Low House. AA: 126.5p/kg Bannerigg. Dev: 104.5p/kg West Plain. Blue Gray: 95.5p/kg Bellart Howe. SR&W: 122.5p/kg Low Sizergh.  
Cast Heifers – Fr: 139.5p/kg, 135.5p/kg Bridge End Beck, 120.5p/kg Natland Mill Beck, Lim: 139.5p/kg New Close. AA: 153.5p/kg Capplerigg.    
Cast Bull – CH: 117.5p/kg Bellart Howe.   
Store Bullocks – Fr: £820, Mealrigg; £790, Capplerigg. AA: £940, Mealrigg; £850, £820 £810 Quarry Top.  
Store Heifers – AA: £980 Mealrigg.  
Store Bull – AA: £450 Milton Mill.

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