Sales Reports

J36 Thursday 1st September

Posted Thursday, 01 September 2016, 3.24pm

STORE CATTLE

Steers (17) - averaged £708.24, and sold to a top price of £920 for Limousins from
M. Maloney, 1 Old School, Troutbeck.

Heifers (21) - averaged £676.67, and sold to a top price of £870 for Limousins
from D J & E A Park, Hollin Hall Farm, Crook.

Bulls (4) - averaged £680, selling to a top of £820 for Limousins, consigned by
J Twigge, Holmelands, Grange over Sands.

Leading prices for Steers,

£860 Lim Old Croft
£840 Lim Holmelands
£830 AA Capplerigg
£800 Lim Old Croft
£800 AA Capplerigg
£800 Her Holmelands

Leading prices for Heifers

£850 BB Hollin Hall Farm
£790 BB Holmelands
£780 BB Moss Side Farm
£750 BB Holmelands

Cast Cows and Bulls (49)

A good show of beef cows in today, buyers not keen on cows being too overfat.
A plainer show of Black and White cows on offer, making an overall average of
96.8ppk.

Top price was 155.5p (twice) for a Limousin x cow from R H M & S Boyren,
Hill Park and M J & J D Handley, Archers Hall, Millthorp.

Top prices

155.5p Lim Hill Park and Archers Hall
153.5p BB Hill Park
135.5p Sim West Plain
125.5p Con West Plain (x2)
125.5p BBx Forest Hall and Water Blean
115.5p Gal Forest Hall
113.5p AA Archers Hall
115.5p Cha Dawson Fold
121.5p Fri High Bracken Hall
109.5p Hol Beckside
105.5p Hol Bridge End

Top prices per head

£1340.41 Lim Archers Hall
£1148.07 Cha Dawson Fold
£1103.67 BB Hill Park
£1029.10 Con West Plains

CALVES

The weekly sale of claves and stirks had in excess of 50 forward this week. It was good to have more beef calves in the market with once again a busy ring of buyers looking to purchase both beef and black and white calves. A consignment of British Blue bulls from JW & TE Sharpe of Flodder Hall sold to £450 twice. A consignment of British Blue heifers from VE & J Chadwick of Sowerby Lodge sold to £380 and £370 defiantly worth travelling all this way to sell calves. Plenty of beef calves over that month of age selling easily in excess of £300. Once again a very young entry of black and white calves with very few over a month old. They sold to £90 from JW & TE Sharpe of Flodder Hall with plenty two to three week old calves around £50.

An entry of just black and white stirks today saw three month old black and whites sell to £285 and £235 from DS & H Fell of Millom.

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