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Kendal Thurdsdy 12/04/12

Posted Thursday, 12 April 2012, 3.57pm

North West Auctions Kendal held its fortnightly sale of Store and Cast cattle and are pleased to report all types of stock keenly competed for by a ringside of buyers containing several new faces.

The sale of calves continues to attract interest with Black & Whites perhaps the dearest seen at Kendal for quite some time. J R Handley sold 3 weeks old BBx Bulls to £305 with more beef calves needed. Black and Whites sold to £390 (x4) from RG & J Clark with all 28 averaging £158. Young rearing calves regularly to £75+ topping at £105 from A E & M Hayhurst.

Cast and OTM Cattle averaged 124p/kg for a plainer show of cattle with best meated sorts 171.5p/kg from RD & JP Richardson and Son and £1051 from ML & SM Dobson. Cast Bulls and Steers sold to 193.5p/kg (£1363).

Store Cattle sold to a marvellous trade for a show of predominantly 10/11 months old sorts. £945 was the days top price for Lim x Blks from Coward Bros, Ulverston with plenty £800+. Heifers sold to £795 for Limousin x from J & J Postlethwaite with others regularly £680+. Young bulls sold to a pleasing average of £830.

Entries for the next sale on Thursday 26th April are requested by 12 Noon Thursday 19th April for cataloguing.

TOP PRICES
BULL CALVES – Fr: £105 Natland Park, £85 Ackenthwaite. BB: £305 School House.
BULL & STEER STIRKS – Fr: £350, £340, £325 Crook Hall. SR&W: £390 Far Audlands.
STORE BULLOCKS – Lim: £945 x 2 Kirkby Hall; £870 Stribers; £845 Low Groves. CH: £710 Luneside. Blo: £845 x 3, £830 x 2 Low House. AA: £750 x 8, £725 x 3 Ellers. BB: £695 Ghyll Foot Cottage.
STORE HEIFERS – Fr: £770 Kirkby Hall. Lim: £795 Bramaskew, £785 Stribers. CH: £660 Low Groves; £515 Luneside. Blo: £725 & £705 Low House.
STORE BULLS – Lim: £880 Stribers, £780 Kirkby Hall.
CAST COWS – Fr: 136.5p/kg Town Foot; 130.5p/kg Tranthwaite Hall; 129.5p/kg & 128.5p/kg Espford. Lim: 171.5p/kg & 142.5p/kg Bulman Strands; 145.5p/kg Low Newton; 140.5p/kg Mutton Hall. Jers: 90.5p/kg Espford. AA: 155.5p/kg Broad Oak, 141.5 Cockley Beck.
CAST HEIFERS – AA: 179.5p/kg Barkin House.
CAST BULLS & STEERS – FR: 162.5p/kg Low Bracken Hall. Lim: 185.5p/kg 173.5p/kg Town Foot. BB: 193.5p/kg Low Bracken Hall.

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