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J36 Thursday 27th August

Posted Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5.05pm

The weekly sale of calves had a reduced entry of 26 calves and stirks forward. Calves continue to be good to sell with British Blue bulls selling to £360 from A & E Barnes of Brackenfold as Blue bulls sold to an average of £337. British Blue heifers sold to £330 from MH & AR Robinson of Homescales. Black and White rearing calves sold to a top of £150 from CG Birkett of Carnforth with other better rearing types selling £130 plus. All Black & Whites averaged £101. Dairy Shorthorn bull calves sold to £142 from John Handley of School House. A few stirks in the market saw Limousin bullocks sell to £610 from Ivan Slater of Hudsbrook Farm. Pure bred British Friesians four month old sold to £450 from CS & SE Wood & Son of Penrith.

Store Lambs
The weekly sale of Store Lambs saw a top price of £53.50 for Texel x from D Woof with many pens of stronger lambs £50-£52.50, medium keep £46-£49 with smallest long keep lambs £38-£42. Hill Lambs sold to £43 for Mules and £40 for Rough Fell.  All classes of Lambs competed for with new buyers in attendance and keen to return.

Next Sale Thursday 3rd September. Please advise of entries by Monday 31st August.

BULL CALVES – BRB: £360 Brackenfold; £315 School House. Char: £270 Hartrigg. Lim: £150 Whitestone Farm. Shorthorn: £142 School House. Fr: £150 Netherbeck Barn; £145 Holmescales; £75 Whitestone Farm.
HEIFER CALVES – BRB: £330 Holmescales. AA: £275 Holmescales; £200 The High Farm.
STEER STIRK – Lim: £610 Hudsbrook Farm. AA: £450 Hudsbrook Farm.
BULL STIRK – Fr: £450 Longlands.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £430 Hudsbrook Farm. AA: £410 Hudsbrook Farm.
STORE LAMBS: Dors: £43 Swinside. Suff: £52.50 Lane End, £50.50 Long Green Head, Sunny Brow. Mule: £43 Heber Farm, £40.50 Howe Farm. Rough: £40, £37 Wath Farm. Char: £50.50 Stribers Farm. Chev: £39 Swinside. Tex: £53.50 High Wardses, £52 Singleton Park, £52 Heber Farm, £51 Hall Farm, £50.50 High Wardses.


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