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J36 Thursday 12th January

Posted Thursday, 12 January 2017, 4.02pm


British Blue Heifers peaked at £175, twice, from JR Handley, College Green, and MH & SJ Morris, Wraysholme Tower. JR Handley also had the top price British Blue Bull calf realising £165, with his Friesian bulls peaking at £58. Barker Farm's Friesian bull calves sold away to £52.

Native calves sold to a top price of £145 for an Aberdeen Angus bull from Messrs Wilson, Wyke Farm.

Breeding Sheep

The monthly sale of in lamb sheep saw AK Robinson, Drovers Pass, top the breeding sale today with a pen of 2 Crop Mules, scanned with twins, due to lamb 20th March onwards, sell for £135, and his next pen selling to £128.

Selling next was JR Park, Black Syke, with pen of Correct Herdwicks, which have been running with the Bluefaced Leicester rams, due to lamb 15th April and realised £31

Store Hoggs

The fornightly sale of Store Hoggs saw PM & ST Entwistle, Lentworth Farm top the trade for a pen of five Texels, which realised £69.50. A pen of 21 Texel crosses from DR & C Galbraith, Sunny Bank sold to £68.00, as did G GU & D Swarbrick, Kate Farm for his Texel crosses. A pair of Charollais from TA Teasdale, Head House, realised £68, with his Suffolk's making £67.50. Beltex Hoggs from C Head, Killington Drive realised £65.

PM & ST Entwistle, Lentworth Farm had a pen of Mules at £60 and Cheviot Hoggs from G GU & D Swarbrick, Kate Farm realised £55.50, Mashams peaked at £54 from W & J Penny, Masrh Farm. Rough Fell Hoggs realised £49 from J & PR Woof, Dragon Court, Zwartbles realised £48 from B Heaps, Lupton High Farm, Swaledales from E Parker, Marsh House Farm realised £38.00 and a pen of Herdwicks sold for £34 from TW & J Beaty, Long Green Head.

All classes met a grand trade throughout the sale today, from start to finish. There were buyers looking for all types, from long keep sorts to short keep Hoggs.

Top Prices

Bull Calf: Brb £165 College Green. Ang £145 Wyke Farm. Fri £58 College Green, £52 Warton Grange, £50, £48, £46 Elm Tree Farm.
Heifer Calf: Brb £175 College Green, Wraysholme Tower.
Store Hoggs: Tex £69.50 Lentworth Farm, £68 Kate Farm, Sunny Bank, £66 Cinder Barrow, £65.50 Dragon Croft. Suff £67.50 Lentworth Farm, £64.50 Head House, £61, £59 Wyke Farm, £56 Hoses Farm. Char £68, £57.50 Head House, £57 Bull Bank Far, £57, 55 Gateside Farm. Bel £65 Killington Drive, £57 Barker Knott, £53.50 Blea Tarn. Mule £60 Lentworth Farm, £58 Cliftons Farm, £57 Kate Farm, £56.50 Skelwith Fold, £55 Woodside. Cont £56.50 Skelwith Fold. Chev £55.50 Kate Farm, £53.50, £51 High House Farm, £44 Newland Farm. Mash £54 Marsh Grange Farm, £47 Bridge Stone, £42 High Bridgestone. Rough £49 Dragon Croft.

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