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J36 Kendal Thursday 30th May - Beef Breeding

Posted Friday, 31 May 2013, 10.43am

A catalogued entry of over 200 cows and calves attracted a large crowd of buyers from throughout the Northern Counties, Midlands and afar a field as Devon.

A pedigree 18 month old bull from RH & C Ayrton sold for the days to price of £2500 purchased b AK & AJ Bell of Penrith. The annual production sale of stabiliser cows with calves saw A Dixon & Son sell cows with Charollais calves to a top of £1500 with others at £1480, £1450.

Top price heifer and calf was £1750 for a BRB cross from JS & S Atkinson followed by EJ Hodgson & Son with £1720 for Limousin cross heifers with bull calves. Cows and calves reached £1700 for Limousin cross from JA Chapman with others at £1550.

In calf cattle reached £1080 for pure Limousins again from JA Chapman with TLB & J Knowles selling the best of their consignment also to £1080.

Sale Stats:

Breeding Bulls to £2500 ave. £2150

Stabiliser Cows & Calves to £1500 ave. £1380

Heifers & Calves to £1750 ave. £1485

Cows & Calves to £1700 ave. £1280

In Calf heifers to £1080 ave. £975

Top Prices:

Cows & Calves

LIM: £1700 North Lodge; £1380 £1350 Hall Farm; £1300 Low Newton Farm. HE: £1150 Cockley Beck Farm. SIM: £960 Moss Side. BRB: £1550 North Lodge; £1480 Low Newton Farm; £1380 Bowston Hall. AA: £1280 Cockley Beck Farm; £1220 North Lodge; £1120 Troughton Hall. STA: £1500 (x2) £1480 £1450 £1400 Kit Cragg; £1350 Park House Farm.

Heifers & Calves

LIM: £1720 (x2) £1650 £1620 £1600 Lambrigg Head Farm; £1580 Sykes Farm. SIM: £1120 Bowston Hall. BRB: £1750 Sykes Farm; £1320 £1280 Bowston Hall; £1300 Philpin.

In Calf Cow

LIM: £1080 £950 High Borrowbridge; £900 North Lodge. AA: £920 High Borrowbridge. BRB: £980 High Borrowbridge.

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