OTM Cattle 111021
On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of 73 OTM Cattle.
A larger show of cast cows was forward to a full ringside of buyers. An overall average of 123ppk was achieved, topping at 183.5ppk for a pure Limousin cow, totalling £1247.80 from TW Bell & Son, Hill Top, purchased by Owain Llyr.
Limousin cows from Messrs W Atkinson & Sons, Demesne Farm, Whitehaven, topped at £1445.85 for a seven-year-old beast, weighing 814kg, purchased by Mr D Barker, with this run of cows averaging £1369.53/172ppk.
Messrs F Harrison & Sons, Crossrigg, sold Black & White cows to a top of £1177.14/155.5ppk. A ten-year-old Friesian cow from Messrs J Armstrong, Highrigg, achieved 130.5ppk/£977.45, purchased by Mr L Fell.
Mr J Findlay, Moorside Farm, sold over-age Nomande heifers to £1270.86/179.5ppk.
A ten-year-old Limousin stock bull, weighing 955kg, achieved £1456.38/152.5ppk from Messrs M & EJ Wilson, Townend, purchased by Jewitt Meat Company.
Demand for all classes is great, please do not hesitate to market your cast cows through the live market ring. Our next sale is on Monday 25th October 2021. Please advise entries to the mart office or Andrew Maughan on 07717611952.
Cast Cows p/kg
Limousin – 183.5 Hill Top (Bell); 177.5, 165.5 Demesne Farm (Atkinson); 173.5 Low House (Dickinson); 145.5 (2) Fell Foot Farm; 136.5 Hollins Farm
Normande – 179.5, 137.5, 133.5, 127.5, 122.5 Moorside Farm
Black & White – 155.5, 118.5, 116.5 Crossrigg; 145.5 Wickerslack; 130.5, 122.5 Highrigg; 119.5, 118.5, 117.5 Berrier Head Farm; 117.5 Melmerby Mill; 116.5 Yanwath Woodhouse
British Blue – 137.5 Nook Farm
Montbeliarde – 123.5, 117.5 Beeches Farm
Cast Cows £/head
Limousin - £1444.85, £1294.21 Demesne Farm (Atkinson); £1313.40 Low House (Dickinson); £1247.80 Hill Top (Bell); £939.12 Hollins Farm
Normande - £1270.86, £1003.75, £1003.28, £958.80, £947.84 Moorside Farm
Black & White - £1212.02, £964.48 Wickerslack; £1177.14, £1039.25, £1035.69 Crossrigg; £965.85, £933.30 Berrier Head Farm; £977.45 Highrigg; £919.38, £908.70 Yanwath Woodhouse
Aberdeen Angus - £1000.94 Lowther Park Farms; £986.77 Honeypot
Cast Bulls p/kg
Simmental – 175.5 Manor Farm (Pearson)
Limousin – 152.5 Townend (Wilson); 121.5 Skelling Farm
Cast Bulls £/head
Simmental - £1677.78 Manor Farm (Pearson)
Limousin - £1456.38 Townend (Wilson); £1201.64 Skelling Farm
Aberdeen Angus - £1233.19 Bromley Green