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On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of 74 OTM Cattle.
A larger show of cows was forward to a complete ring side of buyers ensuring more demand around the live ring.
The sale topped at £1425.72 for an eleven-year-old Limousin cow, weighing 872kg, from Messrs MTP & SD Wills, Fawcett Park, purchased by Mr D Barker.
Messrs E & R Brass & Son, Barnskew, sold an eleven-year-old British Blue cross Limousin feeding cow to 167.5ppk/£1319.90, also purchased by Mr D Barker.
A larger show of dairy cows was on offer, topping at 128.5ppk for an eight-year-old British Friesian cow, realising £1038.28 from Mrs S Armstrong & Sons, Moorriggs, purchased by Mr L Fell.
Messrs H & EM Hunter & Son, Berrier Head Farm, sold Holstein cows straight from the parlour to a top at 120.5ppk, with this run averaging £1005.02/118ppk.
Stock bulls topped at 141.5ppk/£1338.59 for a Limousin from Mr CP Bateman, Croft Foot Farm, purchased by J & E Medcalf, Halifax.
There is plenty of demand through the live ring, please consider this when marketing your cows. Our next sale is on Monday 22nd November.
Cast Cows p/kg
British Blue – 167.5 Barnskew; 130.5 Demesne (Littleton)
Limousin – 163.5 Fawcett Park; 162.5, 154.5 Undercragg; 155.5 Barbon Fell House; 143.5, 140.5, 137.5 Fell End; 139.5 Hewer Hill; 130.5 Dancing Gate Farm
Saler – 131.5 Dancing Gate Farm
Black & White – 128.5 Moorriggs; 120.5, 115.5 Berrier Head Farm; 119.5 Low Abbey; 116.5 Ratten Castle; 114.5 (2) The Bramery; 114.5 Sleagill House; 110.5 Town Head Farm (Holliday)
Dairy Shorthorn – 128.5 Moorriggs
Luing – 110.5 Scratchmere Scar
Cast Cows £/head
Limousin - £1425.72 Fawcett Park; £1226.73, £1158.63 Undercragg; £1057.60, £958.21, £950.13 Fell End; £1048.07 Barbon Fell House; £965.70 Dancing Gate Farm; £948.31 Nook Farm; £936.05 Hewer Hill
British Blue - £1319.90 Barnskew; £1114.47 Demesne (Littleton)
Black & White - £1038.28 Moorriggs; £1027.95, £982.08 Berrier Head Farm; £920.58, £823.46, £816.39 The Bramery; £881.91 Ratten Castle; £862.45 Low Abbey; £829.86 Town Head Farm (Holliday); £820.05 Mount Clifton
Saler - £909.98 Dancing Gate Farm
Dairy Shorthorn - £810.84 Moorriggs
Cast Bulls p/kg
Limousin – 141.5 Croft Foot Farm
Luing – 117.5 Scratchmere Scar
Cast Bulls £/head
Limousin - £1338.59 Croft Foot Farm
Luing - £1176.18 Scratchmere Scar