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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Beef Breeding Sale

On Thursday 7 June, NWA J36 held the Summer Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle which attracted buyers from throughout the Northern Counties, Scotland and Wales. A strong trade was experienced for all classes of cattle with buyers keen to secure replacement stock.

The sale topped at £2200 for a BrB x heifer with a Limousin heifer calf at foot from EJ Hodgson & Son, Lambrigg who sold Limousin x heifers with heifer calves to £1920.

Limousin x heifers from DE & SM Moorhouse, Natland sold to £1880 with heifer calves at foot with others £1700. An entry of BrB x heifers from C Wilson, Witherslack sold to £1720 with bull calves at foot and heifer calves at foot to £1620.

A larger entry of older cows attracted keen interest and were eagerly bid for. A third calved Limousin x cow with heifer calf from Forest Hall Farm, Selside sold to £1680 with others £1450 – 1600 from the same home. DJ & EA Park, Crook sold 10 year Limousin cows with heifer calves to £1400 with others at £1200-1350.

A consignment of Beef Shorthorn cows with Charolais x calves from TM & D Dobson, Crosthwaite with bull and heifer calves sold to £1500 (x 2), and olders cows £900-£1100.

Bulling heifers achieved a top price of £1290 for a Limousin x from Forest Hall Farms, Selside who sold other Limousin x at £1220, £1200 and a BrB x at £1180.

In-calf heifers from TLB & J Knowles, Selside sold to £1150 for a BrB x and £1120 Limousin x due September to a Limousin.

A 4 year old Angus bull from T Roper, Whitehaven achieved £1500 with a 6 year old BrB x at £1100 from A & L Huddleston, Wray.

Limousin x heifers with bull calves - £1800, £1720, £1680
Limousin x heifers with heifer calves - £1920, £1880, £1820
BrB x heifers with bull calves - £1720, £1620
BrB x heifers with heifer calves - £2200, £1580, £1500
Cows with bull calves - £1550, £1550, £1520
Cows with heifer calves - £1680, £1580, £1550
In-calf heifers - £1150, £1120, £1100
Bulling heifers – £1290, £1220, £1200, £1180

Top Prices

Breeding Bull:

Aberdeen Angus - £1500 Thomsen Estates. British Blue - £1100 Overhouses.

Breeding Heifers:

Limousin - £1290, £1220, £1200, £1180, £1020 Forest Hall. British Blue - £970 Forest Hall.

Cow & Calf:

British Blue - £1680 Forest Hall, £1600 Bouthwaite Farm, £1550 Forest Hall, £1500 Bramaskew, £1400 Forest Hall. Limousin - £1580, £1550, £1500 Forest Hall, £1400 Hollin Hall Farm, £1400 Forest Hall. Shorthorn - £1500, £1080, £900 Broad Oak. Aberdeen Angus - £900 Broad Oak.

In Calf Heifer:

British Blue - £1150, £1100, £1080, £1060 High Borrowbridge. Limousin - £1120 High Borrowbridge.

Heifer & Calf:

British Blue - £2200 Lambrigg Head Farm, £1720, £1620, £1580 Nether Hall Farm, £1550 Bramaskew. Limousin - £1920 Lambrigg Head Farm, £1880 High House Farm, £1820, £1780 Lambrigg Head Farm, £1700 High House Farm.

More Info

Next sale of Beef Breeding Cattle is Thursday 12 July – please advise of entries to assist with advertising and contacting buyers.

Talk to one of our friendly team: 015395 66200

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