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J36 Kendal Thursday 11/04/13

Posted Friday, 12 April 2013, 4.26pm

Caption: Champion Bull Calf from B Wilson, Spout House Sold for £390

NWA Kendal held its fortnightly sale of store and breeding stock with 423 head of stock sold on behalf of 93 vendors to 53 buyers from throughout the Northern counties and Scotland.

Cast/OTM cattle sold to a top price of £1845 for a BRB cross cow with a further 17 over £1100. Well fleshed beef cows regularly 170-225p/kg topping at 227p/kg, with dairy cows topping at 170p/kg from TMW & H Hodgson. OTM heifers peaked at 221p/kg (£1169) with cast stock bulls to 167p/kg (£1829) for a pureLimousinfrom AR Edmondson.

Store Cattle sold to a large ringside of buyers with all cattle selling to full value with vendors leaving satisfied with prices achieved. A consignment of Lim cross steers from TH & D Cornthwaite topped at £1355 with a further 5 lots over £1150. Native bred steers sold to £975 forHerefordcross from JJ & MI Longton who also sold shorthorns at £920, £915.

Liz McKinney sold herLimousinheifer for £985 with summering heifers to £970 for Shorthorn from JJ & MI Longton and £810 for BRB from DR Hodgson.

Yearling suckler bred cattle experienced competitive bidding with steers selling to £950 for blonde cross from BL Swindlehurst with steers regularly £800-£900. Yearling heifers reached £840 forLimousincross from SW Atkinson & Son with others regularly £680.

Young bulls reached £880 for BRB cross from K & M Jackson with others at £815 from MG & HM Capstick.

Black and White steers sold to £705 from JH Fell. Buyers ringside for all types of cattle with entries requested for the renowned Kendal Grass Day sale on the 25th April 2013.

A prize show of rearing calves was judged by Mr P Bartley, Galgate who awarded the champion rosette to P Wilson, Spout House for a 4 week old Lim cross bull which went on to sell for £390 purchased by MJ Whitworth. First prize 5 week old heifer and Reserve Champion was a BRB cross from JW & D Robinson and Son selling for £305. Other young beef calves sold to £275 with heifers at £285. Black and Whites sold to £110 from B Butterfield with all sold averaging £83.

Stirks falling short of buyers demands with 4 month old Limousin Bull to £470 with reared weaned HF to £280.

Calf Show Results:

Judge: Mr P Bartley

Class 1 – Beef Bull (Under 60 Days)

1st & Champion –Limousin cross (4 weeks) – B Wilson - £390

2nd –Limousin cross (22 days) – B & MJ Nelson & Son - £270

3rd –Limousin cross (4 weeks) – FG & GCL Stephenson Ltd - £275

Class 2 – Beef Heifer (Under 60 Days)

1st & Reserve Champion – BRB (5 weeks) – JW & D Robinson & Son - £305

2nd –Limousin cross (20 days) – B & MJ Nelson & Son - £285

Class 3 – Dairy Bull ( Under 60 Days)

1st – HF – ML & SM Dobson (4 weeks) - £100

2nd – HF – B Butterfield & Son (24 days) - £110

Top Prices

Cast Cows:

HF: 169.5 Arklid Farm; 159.5 Raw End Farm; 147.5 Low Deepslack; 139.5 Town House; 139.5 Benson Hall; 137.5 Lambrigg Head; 131.5 Town Foot. LIM: 215.5 Bridge End; 189.5 Hawkswell Farm; 181.5 Dale House; 179.5 Mountain View; 169.5 Swallowmire; 165.5 Arklid Farm; 163.5 Far Orrest.
CHA: 137.5 Lane Ends Farm. SIM: 155.5 Bowston Hall. BRB: Bridge End. AYR:93.5 Stubb Place Farm. AA: 136.5 Bank Ground. LUING: 187.5 Town End.

Cast Heifers:

HF: 139.5 Hollins Farm. LIM: 221.5 Lambrigg Head; 211.5 West Plain Farm; 171.5 Swallowmire. AA: 173.5 Ireby Farm. BRB: 165.5 West Plain Farm.

Cast Bulls:

LIM: 215.5 191.5 Town Foot; 167.5 Hawkswell Farm. AA: 143.5 Underhelm Farm

Store Steers:

HF: £705 Gutterby Farm; £555 Low Bendrigg. LIM: £1355 £1290 £1195 £1160 £1090 LowTarnGreen; £950 Hollin Hall; £920 Kirkby Hall; £830 Cooper House; £805 Capplerigg; £785 Bramaskew. HE: £975 Low Bank House. SIM: £845 Hartrigg; £660 Hyton Farm. BLO: £950 Low House. AA: £825 Borwick fold. SH: £920 Low Bank House. MRI: £655 Piked Howe. STA: £970 Cragg House Farm. BRB: £790 Hyton Farm.

Store Heifers:

LIM: £985 Ellermire Farm; £840 £790 Capplerigg; £690 Low Newton. SIM: £680 Piked Howe. BA: £690 Low House. AA: £450 Syke House. SH: £870 Low Bank House. BRB: £810 Town Head Farm; £655 Tottlebank.

Store Bulls:

HF: £495 Park House. LIM: £470 Low Garths. STA: £815 Park House. BRB: £880 Patton Mill

Bull Calves

HF: £280 3 Commerce Terrace; £110 Moss House Farm; £100 Espford Farm; £85 Spout House. LIM: £390 Spout House; £275 Deansbiggin; £270 Halforth Farm; £208 Lupton Hall; £190 Lower Rowell.

Heifer Calves

LIM: £285 Halforth Farm. AA: £138 Wraysholme Tower. BRB: £305 Hollins Farm

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