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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Cattle & Beef Breeding Cattle - Thursday 6th August

Breeding Cattle

A New Market Record Achieved for the Third Time This Year.

The monthly catalogued beef breeding sale saw a new market record of £3300 achieved for a home bred 3rd calved Limousin x cow with a Limousin x heifer calf from local vendor DJ Clarke, Tullithwaite Hall who has been dispersing his herd throughout 2020. Other cows with calves from this dispersal sold at £2450, £2300 and £2000.

A consignment of British Blue x and Limousin x cows with Limousin x calves from G & ID Postlethwaite sold to £2100 with others at £1850 and £1750.

AT Rogerson sold a trio of 2nd calved British Blue x cows with Limousin x calves to £2000 and £1900.
Aberdeen Angus x cows with Limousin x calves from S Kellet & Sons sold to £1700 with a Hereford x heifer with Aberdeen Angus x calf from JH Woof selling at £1500.

The first part dispersal of Welsh Black cows with Charolais x calves from JR Park sold to £1600 with others at £1350.

A 7th calved Limousin cow with calf from WB Winder & Co sold at £1500.

Special Sale Announcement of additional beef breeding sale on Thursday 20th August to include a part dispersal of 30 cows and calves from a noted local farm. Please contact Matthew Probert to enter your cattle on 07540446667.

Calves

There was a strong entry of 93 calve forward today which, again, sold to a fast trade showing NWA is the place to sell your calves. A British Blue bull topped the sale at £410 from M Gibson, Sedbergh. JW & TE Sharp, Lyth sold a 4-week-old bull to £400. All British Blue bulls forward today averaged £318. There was a superb run of stabiliser bull calves from DR & C Galbraith, Grayrigg selling to £385. Native bred calves were in strong demand, once again, with Angus bull calves peaking at £360 from AK & BM Robinson & Son, Arkholme with others selling to £335 from MJ & K Ayrton, Lancaster.

British Blue heifers peaked at £390 from WB Winder & Co, Broughton in Furness. Native bred heifers were the trade of the day with Angus’ flying to £370 from AK & BM Robinson with others to £340 from HJ Robinson & Son, Preston Patrick.

There was more Fleckvieh bulls on offer today with a top of £280 achieved from AK & BM Robinson with others to £255 from WB Winder & Co, Broughton in Furness. Weaned black and whites sold to another strong trade with new buyers looking to purchase. A top price of £285 for a pen of 5 Friesians from Messrs Dennison, Scales. Good rearing type black and white calves sold in the £100 plus region with medium sorts selling between £70-£80. All black and whites forward averaged £125.

There was a show of 85 stirks sold to a full ringside of buyers. The stirk section topped at £790 for Charolais heifer from Kirkby & Longworth, Ulpha. MJ & K Ayrton, run of Angus steer stirks peaked at £670 this good home also sold Simmental heifers to £670. Friesians were once again the trade of the day with a top of £510 achieved from PD & PJ Mason, Burton in Kendal with a pen full MJ & K Ayrton selling to £500. GG & MA Long, Ulverston sold a run of weaned Hereford bullocks to £550.

Cast Cows

The cull cow sale at NWA J36 saw one of the largest entries seen at a summer sale with 69 selling to a fast trade with a market average of 135p/kg and over half the entry being dairy cows.

Beef cows sold to 189.5p/kg for a young Stabiliser x from A Dixon & Son, Selside with a British Blue x achieving 174.5p/kg from PW Clarke, Crosthwaite and a Limousin x 169.5p/kg from TW Gorst, Crook. There was keen interest in cows for further finishing and generally 140p/kg – 155p/kg.

Dairy cows sold to 144.5p/kg from WB Winder & Co, Broughton in Furness with others 137.5p/kg for Norwegian Red x from R Cowin & Sons, Mansergh. Heavy and meated dairy cows generally 130-135p/kg with mediums 115p/kg - 125p/kg and parlour cows 95p/kg – 105p/kg depending on quality.

Top grossing cow was a Stabiliser x from A Dixon & Son achieving £1163 with a Charolais x from J Twigge, Lindale at £1130 and a Blonde x £1124 from TW & C Shepherd, Nook. A further 10 cows were over £1000 including a Holstein Friesian from WB Winder & Co at £1045. A Brown Swiss from DW Robinson & V Finch, Milnthorpe grossing at £924.

Cull bulls are starting to come forwards in greater numbers selling to 159p/kg and £1295 for a Charolais from J Twigge, Lindale with a Limousin from DW Hodgson, Cartmel Fell selling at 137.5p/kg and £1144. All bulls averaged 143p/kg and £1112.

OTM heifers sold to 149.5p/kg and £766 for a Montbeliarde from RJ Nicholson, Lupton with steers to 169.5p/kg and £1141 from JW Robinson & Son, Farleton.

Store Cattle

There was a bumper entry for the first sale in August selling to a fast and competitive trade.

Steers sold to £1250 and £1220 for well-bred Limousin x from A Winder & Son with Aberdeen Angus to £1190 from J Twigge and British Blue x £1160 from MJ Shepherd and Hereford x £1150 from J Twigge.

A nice entry of yearling steers at the sale sold to keen interest with a Limousin x from TW Gorst selling at £1070, Charolais x to £930 from FW Park and Limousin x £910 from S Kellet & Sons. An entry of Luing and Simluing steers from Low Moor Howe Farm sold to £900. Hereford steers sold to £850 from J & M Wilson. Younger steers sold to £850 for Limousin x from PW Clarke with a Charolais x from MJ Whitworth achieving £850, British Blue x from A Talbot sold at £810.

Dairy bred steers sold to £700 for Holstein Friesian from Messrs Ellwood who sold others at £660 with Fleckvieh selling to £620 from AR & BJ Thomspon.

Heifers sold to £1100 for 6 Aberdeen Angus x heifers from JW & HM Metcalfe & Son with British Blue x from S & M Cooper selling at £1070 and £1060 from MJ Waller. Limousin x heifers from TE & A Galbraith sold to £1040 and Hereford x £990 from TW Nelson & Son.

Yearling heifers sold to £890 for Charolais x from FW Park with other Charolais x at £860 from CI Briggs and Limousin x £860 from PW Clarke.

Younger heifers sold to £790 for Limousin x from KJ Knight and Charolais x from FW Park. Younger heifers generally £650 - £720.

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Top Prices

Bull Calf:

British Blue - £410, £400 Mouse Syke, £400 Flodder Hall. Stabilizer - £385, £300 Sunny Bank. Aberdeen Angus - £360 Kitchlow Farm, £335, £310, £290 Bambers Farm. Limousin - £340 Troughton Hall, £275, £255 Old Hall Farm. Friesian - £285 Scales Park Farm. Flekveih - £280 Kitchlow Farm, £255, £200 Wall End Farm. Dairy Shorthorn - £160, £125 Strickley. Hereford - £130 Wyke Farm.

Heifer Calf:

British Blue - £390 Wall End Farm, £300 Whitbarrow Farm, £255, £245 Wall End Farm. Aberdeen Angus - £370 Kitchlow Farm, £340 Elm Tree Farm, £325 Bambers Farm, £305, £300 Heaton Hall Farm. Limousin - £270 Old Hall Farm. Friesian - £115 Bambers Farm.

Bull Stirk:

Aberdeen Angus - £670, £470 Bambers Farm, £440 Riddings. Friesian - £420 Scales Park Farm, £390 Bambers Farm, £390 Mire House Farm.

Heifer Stirk:

Charolais - £790 Sella Farm. Simmental - £670, £610, £600 Bambers Farm. British Blue - £585, £570 Coat Green Farm, £570 Moss End Farm. Parthenaise - £570 Craketrees. Hereford - £560 Rathvale Farm, £540 Sella Farm. Aberdeen Angus - £545 Rathvale Farm, £535 Coat Green Farm. Limousin - £440 Granby Road. Friesian - £405 Bambers Farm.

Steer Stirk:

Aberdeen Angus - £670 Bambers Farm. Limousin - £660 Sella Farm. British Blue - £555 Coat Green Farm. Hereford - £550 Rathvale Farm. Friesian - £510 Coat Green Farm, £500 Bambers Farm, £490 Heathwaite Farm. Dairy Shorthorn - £500 Coat Green Farm.

OTM Cow:

Stabilizer – 189.5, 167.5, 154.5 Kit Cragg. British Blue – 174.5, 144.5 Woodside Farm, 104.5 Green Close. Limousin – 169.5, 161.5 Gilpin Farm, 161.5 Holmelands, 151.5 High Wray Farm, 147.5 Gilpin Farm. Blonde – 161.5 Nook Farm, 147.5 High Row. Charolais – 159.5, 157.5, 149.5 Holmelands. Aberdeen Angus – 157.5, 141.5 Lower Hawthwaite, 129.5 Cooper House. Simmental – 154.5 Holmelands. Hereford – 147.5, 144.5 Crabtree Farm, 141.5 Holmelands, 137.5 Lane Ends Farm. Friesian – 141.5 Wall End Farm, 131.5 Moss End Farm, 129.5 Mire House Farm, 121.5 Rakesmoor Farm, 121.5 Burblethwaite Farm. Normande – 137.5 Hawkrigg Farm. Belgium Blue – 134.5 Nook Farm. Brown Swiss – 134.5 Lower Rowell. Saler – 129.5, 124.5 New Hall. Ayrton – 124.5 Rathvale Farm. Montbeliard – 121.5 Wall End Farm, 104.5 Green Lane End Farm. Dairy Shorthorn – 117.5 Craketrees, 109.5 Strickley. Continental – 107.5 Low Sizergh Farm. Shorthorn – 107.5 Strickley.

OTM Heifer:

Montbeliard – 149.5 Green Lane End Farm. Friesian – 139.5, 129.5 Mire House Farm.

Cast Steer:

Charolais – 169.5 Guest Ford. British Blue – 161.5 Green Close.

Cast Bull:

Blonde – 141.5 Nook Farm. Limousin – 137.5 Swallowmire Farm, 134.5 Birch Bank.

Store Steer:

Limousin - £1250, £1180 Greenside Farm, £1070 Gilpin Farm, £1060 Greenside Farm, £910 Pilling Hall. British Blue - £1220 Greenside Farm, £1160 Gaskell House, £1100 Greengate, £1090, £1080 Carlingwha. Aberdeen Angus - £1190 Holmelands, £1100 Capplerigg, £1050 Holmelands, £1050 Carlingwha, £940 Gaskell House. Hereford - £1150 Holmelands, £850 Cooper House, £840 Gowan Bank Farm, £630 Mire House Farm. Charolais - £1140 High Wray Farm, £930, £860 The Howes, £850 Mount Pleasant Farm, £840 Cooper House. Simmental - £900, £790 High House Farm, £670 Poppy Farm. Continental - £840, £830 High House Farm. Friesian - £700, £660 Heathwaite Farm, £650 Mire House Farm, £530 Poppy Farm. Flekveih - £620 Poppy Farm.

Store Heifer:

Aberdeen Angus - £1110 Low Bracken Hall, £1040 Carlingwha, £870 Hawkrigg Farm, £780 Cooper House. British Blue - £1070 Tarnside Farm, £1060 Carlingwha, £960 Gilpin Farm, £710 Woodside Farm. Limousin - £1040 Crooklands Farm, £970 Tarnside Farm, £950 Crooklands Farm, £940 Cockrigg Farm, £860 Woodside Farm. Hereford - £990 Cockrigg Farm, £660 Riddings, £640 Cragg House Farm. Charolais - £890 The Howes, £860 High Wray Farm, £790 The Howes, £780 Cooper House, £780 The Howes. Simmental - £890 The Howes. Shorthorn - £800 Gordale, £610 Cragg House Farm.

Cow & Calf:

Limousin - £3300, £2450, £2300 Tullithwaite Hall Office, £1850 Riddings, £1800 New Crag House Farm. British Blue - £2100 Riddings, £2000 Handlesteads Farm, £2000 Tullithwaite Hall Office, £1900 Handlesteads Farm, £1850 Tullithwaite Hall Office. Aberdeen Angus - £1700, £1650 Pilling Hall, £1500 Wall End Farm. Welsh Black - £1600, £1350, £1200, £900 Black Syke. Hereford - £1500 Underhelm Farm, £1350, £1000, £850 Wall End Farm. Shorthorn - £900 Abbots Reading Farm.

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