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Kendal Thursday 22/11/12

Posted Thursday, 22 November 2012, 2.47pm

Cast/Feeding Cows, OTM & Clean Cattle - A mixed show of cows forward with well fleshed cows in much demand. Continental cows topped at 127.5p/kg for a Limousin from P & TL Edmondson, Low Hall. Dairy cows to 133.5p/kg for Montbeliarde from JJ & MA Park & Son, Low Sizergh. Clean Cattle met a fantastic trade topping at 202.5p/kg for a Limousin bullock from JD & M Beck, Town Foot. The sale resulted in an overall average of 107p/kg.

Rearing Calves - This sale continues to attract new vendors and purchasers with a competitive trade for all types. Young beef bulls sold to £200 and heifers £195 for BBx from DR & C Galbraith. Dairy bulls were a very pleasing trade a head of many other local calf auctions, best Black & Whites sold to £145 from MA & D Atkinson with all sold averaging £62. Next sale to include Christmas show of rearing calves, 3 show classes – judging 9.45am.

Store Cattle – A small show of store cattle were sold to a ringside of buyers with cattle topping at £895 for a pair of 15 month old Limousin bullocks from SW Atkinson & Son, Capplerigg Farm.
The next Fortnightly Sale on Thursday 6th December will include a consignment of Pure Limousin Heifers fit to bull.

Store Lambs - A full ringside of buyers ensured that all classes of store lambs met a brisk trade with short term keep lambs £54-£56.50. Mule lambs sold to £54.50 with plenty of longer keep lambs forward the market average was £44.46. Light weight horned lambs also met a good trade with Swaledale & Herdwick lambs £25-£35.

Thursday 6th December – Christmas Show & Sale of
DAIRY CATTLE – PRIME CATTLE – REARING CALVES – CAST COWS

ALSO - Fortnightly Sale of STORE LAMBS

(please advise entries for catalogue by Thursday 29th November).

Top Prices
BULL CALVES – Fr: £145 Crosslands; £90 Natland Park Farm; £82 Wraysholme Tower; £70 Cragg Farm. AA: £150 Sunny Bank. Shorthorn: £58 School House. BB: £200 Sunny Bank.
HEIFER CALVES – BB: £195 Sunny Bank.
STORE BULLOCKS – Lim: £895 Capplerigg Farm. BB: £560 Middle Birkby.
STORE LAMBS - Suff: £53.50 Quarry Top; £49.50 Borwick Lodge; £43.50 West Plain Farm. Masham: £39 Steps Farm. Mule: £54.50 Moss Howe Farm; £46 Borwick Lodge; £44 High Bridgestone; £43 Quarry Top. Swaledale: £33.50 High Skelgill; £25 Borwick Fold. Rough Fell: £38 Steps Farm; £19 Ellergill. Scotch B/F: £44.50 Audlands Park. Char: £51.50 Fold Farm. Chev: £47 Quarry Top; £39.50 Audlands Park; £30 High Bridgestone. Texel: £56.50 Sunny Bank; £53.50 High Wray; £53 Fold Farm; £50.50 Gilsmere; £50 Sunny Bank; £47.50 Mealrigg; £43.50 West Plain. Herdwick: £25 Borwick Fold.
CAST COWS – Fr: 121.5p/kg Natland Mill Beck; 95.5p/kg Burneside Hall; 89.5p/kg Far Audlands. Lim: 127.5p/kg Low Hall; 119.5p/kg Tock How. AA: 78.5p/kg Bannerrigg. Danish Red: 117.5p/kg Low Sizergh. Mont: 133.5p/kg Low Sizergh.
CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 114.5p/kg Burneside Hall. Lim: 187.5p/kg Town Foot. Char: 177.5p/kg Tarn Foot.
OTM STEERS – Lim: 202.5p/kg Town Foot.
CAST BULL – Lim: 122.5p/kg Bramaskew.

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