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J36 Crooklands - Thursday 09/01/14

Posted Thursday, 09 January 2014, 5.21pm

Cast Cows
A tremendous show of well fleshed cows & OTM cattle were presented to a full ringside of buyers and all with orders to fill meaning everything was easily sold. Black & White cows topped at 127.5p/kg for a Holstein cow from RJ & KR Wilkinson, High Foulshaw. Leaner, out of parlour cows were 85-95p/kg. Continental cows topped at 175.5p/kg and this also grossed the top price per head on the day of £1453.49. Good to see a few clean cattle about topping at 196.5p/kg for a Stabiliser bullock from A Dixon & Son, Selside.

Rearing Calves
Calves sold to £318 for month old British Blue bulls with heifers to £305. Native breeds saw a run of Welsh Blacks sell to £298. Dairy bulls sold to £248 for best reared sorts. Medium rearers £80 - £120. Stirks saw British Blue heifers sell for £505 with bulls at £490.

Dairy Cattle
A nice entry of dairy cattle sold to an abundance of buyers with more cattle needed to satisfy demand. Mature cows sold to £1500 & £1450 for 3rd & 4th Calvers from M & M Carr. A smart 2nd Calved Shorthorn x sold for a final bid of £1920 from JR Handley. Messrs GH Capstick & Sons sold their new calved heifer again for £1920.

Store Cattle
Store cattle vendors were rewarded with prices achieved in excess of expectations. The sale started with a pen of six Limousin x bullocks from TMW & H Hodgson, Arklid selling for £940 with a run of 8 month old Charolais steers from T Longton & Son reaching £790. Heifers sold to £855 for Limousin x from JH Barker with 7 month old Charolais at £620.
Bulls reached £715 for Limousin x from JF Cook.

Store Hoggs
A good show of 700 store hoggs were sold to a ringside of buyers who ensured all classes met a fantastic trade. Topping at £76 per head were a pen of Texel x from DR & C Galbraith, Sunny Bank. All breeds saw keen demand and many more could have been sold to vendors advantage. The overall average was £59.20.

Next Fortnightly Sale Thursday 23rd January.

TOP PRICES
CAST COWS – Fr: 127.5p/kg High Foulshaw; 115.5p/kg High House; 114.5p/kg Moss House; 111.5p/kg Tranthwaite Hall, Cracalt; 109.5p/kg Strickland Hill, Warton Grange Farm. Lim: 175.5p/kg Station Farm; 145.5p/kg Tilberthwaite; 143.5p/kg Scroggs Farm. Blonde: 121.5p/kg Low House. BB: 129.5p/kg Cornfield House; 108.5p/kg Garnett House. Shorthorn: 141.5p/kg Strickley; 119.5p/kg High House. Brown Swiss: 107.5p/kg Strickley.
CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 87.5p/kg Ackenthwaite. Lim: 191.5p/kg, 185.5p/kg, 179.5p/kg Station Farm; 155.5p/kg High Arnside. Hfd: 179.5p/kg Station Farm. Blo: 157.5p/kg Station Farm. AA: 169.5p/kg Station Farm.
CLEAN STEERS – Stab: 196.5p/kg & 187.5p/kg Kit Cragg.
STORE LAMBS – Texel: £76 Sunny Bank; £75.50 Burney End; £74 Upp Hall; £73.50 Street; £72.50 Hill Top; £71.50 Fell House; £70.50 Somme, Hardrigg. Dorset: £64 Tree Tops; £62.50 Abbey Drive. Suffolk: £69.50 Upp Hall; £68 Gateside Farm; £64 West Plain; £58.50 Fletcher Hill. Cont: £54.50 Fletcher Hill. Beltex: £68 Burney End. Scotch B/F: £60 Audlands Park. Char: £68 Throstle Grove; £61.50 Gateside Farm; £60 Warth Sutton. Masham: £45 Burney End. Mule: £59.50 Fletcher Hill; £53 Stonethwaite Farm; £49.50 Audlands Park. Swale: £38.50 Murthwaite; £34 Hazelgill. Rough Fell: £41 Murthwaite; £40 Gateside Farm. Herdwick: £61 Nook House.
BULL CALVES – Fr: £248 Holmescales Farm; £225 & £212 Elm Tree; £50 Wraysholme Tower; £38 Raw End. Lim: £170 Spout House. Sim: £295 Barrowfield. AA: £295 High Foulshaw. Welsh Black: £298 & £252 Barrowfield. BRB: £318 Birds Park; £292 School House; £250 Strickley.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £340 Spout House. AA: £200 Wyke Farm. BRB: £305 Birds Park; £245 Wraysholme Tower.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £305 Moss House Farm. Lim: £490 Holmescales.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £420 Holmescales. BRB: £505 Holmescales.
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £815 Stubb Place Farm. Lim: £940 Arklid. Char: £790 Rooten Brook.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £855 Stribers; £310 Low Greaves. Char: £620 Rooten Brook. BRB: £625 Moss Howe Farm; £585 Rooten Brook.
STORE BULLS – Fr: £300 Low Greaves. Dexter: £715 Moss Howe.
DAIRY COWS – Shorthorn: £1920 School House. Fr: £1500 Clawthorpe Lodge.
DAIRY HEIFERS – Fr: £1920 Birkhaw.

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