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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Cattle - Thursday 4th April

Calves

Once again, Calves at J36 were met with plenty of demand with heifer calves especially seeing a flying trade. A tremendous Charolais heifer calf from first time vendors CM & CS Chappelhow, Clifton Dykes topped trade at £425 with other strong Limousin heifer calves from the same home selling to £390. British Blue heifer calves topped at £310, twice from B Mallinson & Son, Levens and from RA & E Edmondson, Levens. Others heifers sold to £280 for an Angus from R Morris-Eyton & Son, Whicham. Beef bred bull calves were met with plenty of demand topping at £350 for Blue bulls from RA & E Edmondson with other Blues selling to £330 from R Morris-Eyton & Son with a month old Blue bull selling to £320 from DR & C Galbraith, Grayrigg. All Blue bull calves averaged £320. There was four active buyers for dairy bred bull calves, a young show forwarded topped at £90 from AV Lord & Co, Ulverston with others to £88 from RG & JA Clark, Endmoor.

A strong trade was had for the 40 Stirks on offer today with a top of £550 achieved for British Blue and Aberdeen Angus bullocks from Kirkby & Longworth, Ulpha with Blue heifer from the same good home selling to £500. A run of 4 month old Angus bulls from MA & S Johns, Brough peaked at £420. A few dairy bred stirks this morning topped at £230 for 3 month old Fleckvieh from A Prickett, Farlton.

More stirks are required each week to fulfil buyer’s requirements, for more information contact Bradley Thompson

Cast Cows

Cull cows sold to 137.5p/kg for a Hereford cow from DJ Dickinson, Haverthwaite with others 119.5p/kg. Dairy cows peaked at 101.5p/kg for Swedish Red and Whites from RG & J Clark, Endmoor. Top grossing today was £731 for a Hereford cow from DJ Dickinson with all cows averaging 105p/kg.

More cows are needed to meet demand with buyers keen to attend the next sale on Thursday 18th April.

Store Cattle

With many farmers in the middle of lambing and a lighter entry of cattle forward than anticipated, buyers ringside were keen to secure stock ahead of turn out. Strong steers sold to £1190 for Aberdeen Angus x from Messrs Hodgson, Penrith with Charolais x from RW Nicholson achieving £1100 and Hereford x £1070 from MJ Waller. Yearling steers sold to £1120 for Blonde x from B & R Barnes with other well bred sorts £950 - £1100. Younger suckler bred steers sold to £850 for an 8 month old Limousin x from T Ayrton & Sons. Several dairy bred steers were forward selling to £960 for Fleckvieh from RW Nicholson with young Herefords to £460. Heifers sold to £960 for Simmental x from SW Atkinson & Son with other stronger sorts £880 - £950. Nice suckler bred yearlings topped at £880 for British Blue x from HR & KA Hodgson, £840 Limousin x MP & H York, others were generally £740 - £800. 8 month old Aberdeen Angus x heifers from J Stott achieved £670. There were several young bulls forward selling to £950 for Limousin x from T Ayrton & Sons with 6 month old Simmental x £770 from C McCuckin.

The next sale of cattle is Thursday 18 April with keen buyer interest already expressed so vendors are encouraged to enter cattle.

Top Prices

Bull Calf:

British Blue - £350 High Barnes, £330 Beck Side, £320 Sunny Bank, £315 High Barnes, £310 Beck Side. Aberdeen Angus - £270, £260 High Barnes. Hereford - £205 Far Audlands, £110 Wraysholme Tower. Flekvieh - £165 Far Audlands, £145 Kingsland, £95 Middle Birkby Farm. Friesian - £90 High Roosebeck Farm, £88 Far Audlands.

Heifer Calf:

Charolais - £425 High Grounds. Limousin - £390, 300 High Grounds. British Blue - £310 Ravens Lodge, £310 High Barnes, £280 Beck Side, £275 Sunny Bank. Aberdeen Angus - £190, £170, £150 High Barnes. Hereford - £120 Cotestone Farm, £120 Hill Crest Farm, £80 Wraysholme Tower.

Bull Stirk:

Aberdeen Angus - £420 Selgin House. Friesian - £200, £250 Low Fell Gate Farm.

Heifer Stirk:

British Blue - £500 Sella Farm. Limousin - £390 Hope Stead. Aberdeen Angus - £340 Hope Stead, £335 Farleton House.

Steer Stirk:

Aberdeen Angus - £560 Sella Farm. British Blue - £560 Sella Farm. Limousin - £460, £420 Hope Stead. Shorthorn - £310 Kendal House Farm. Flekvieh - £230 Farleton House.

OTM Cow:

Hereford – 137.5, 119.5, 84.5 Lane Ends Farm. Swedish Red & White – 101.5 Far Audlands. Friesian – 84.5 Far Audlands.

Store Bullock:

Aberdeen Angus - £1190 Hartsop Hall, £1040 Bank Field Farm, £810 Ravenseat Farm, £770 Kingsland, £710 Yates Farm. Blonde - £1120, £1000 Gilsmere Farm. Charolais - £1100 Green Lane End Farm, £730 Broad Oak. Hereford - £1070, £1030 Carlingwha, £850 West Plain Farm. Limousin - £1040 Bank Field Farm, £960 Howriggs, £910 Bridge Stone, £880, £870 Thornbush Farm. British Blue - £1000, £970 Barker Knott, £790 Yates Farm. Flekvieh – 3960 Green Lane End Farm. Shorthorn - £900, £810 Ravenseat Farm, £540 Broad Oak. South Devon - £800, £720 Bowkerstead Farm. Simental - £700 High Cark Farm. Continental - £460 Chapelhills. Friesian - £450 Stribers Farm.

Store Heifer:

Simental - £960, £820, £600 Capplerigg Farm, £600 High Cark Farm. British Blue - £900 Barker Knott, £880, £760 Howriggs, £740 Mount Pleasant Farm. Hereford - £890 Carlingwha, £770 West Plain Farm, £550 Wyre Farm. Limousin - £840 Thwaite Farm, £800 Howriggs, £760 Woodside Farm, £750 Capplerigg Farm, £750 Bridge Stone. Shorthorn - £740 Broad Oak. Aberdeen Angus - £670, £640 Kingsland. Charolais - £660 Broad Oak.

Store Bull:

Limousin - £950 Yates Farm. Simental - £770 High Cark Farm. British Blue - £590 Gilsmere Farm.

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