OTM Cattle 110422
On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of 75 OTM Cattle.
Cast cows sold to a magnificent trade, surpassing vendors expectations. The whole sale averaged 166ppk for a majority show of dairy-bred cows. The sale topped at 229.5ppk/£1510.11 for a 36-month-old Charolais from Messrs IS & CA Mounsey, Town Head, purchased by Mr D Barker. This was closely followed at 226ppk for a nine-year-old British Blue cross, weighing 801kg, realising £1814.27 from Messrs MTP & SD Wills, Fawcett Park, purchased by Mr D Barker.
Younger dairy-bred Limousin cross cows achieved 225.5ppk/£1779.20 from Messrs W & SE Dickinson, Kirkbarrow Hall, purchased by Mr M Helliwell, this home also sold a Holstein cow, weighing 667kg to 189.5ppk, purchased by Mr Bowe.
Messrs Coulthard, Fellside Farm, sold 8-year-old Limousin cows to £1784.34/215.5ppk, purchased by Mr D Barker.
Young cows from Messrs Pearson, Manor Farm, averaged a staggering £1434.78/206ppk, topping at £1441/213.5ppk, purchased by Mr J Crapper.
Ten-year-old, none-farm assured, dairy-bred Hereford cows achieved £1194.98/169.5ppk from Messrs JA & NR Birkett, Briery Moss.
Black & White cows stole the show with Messrs J Armstong, Highrigg, achieving 187.5ppk for an eight-year-old cow, realising £1368.68, purchased by Mr L Fell.
Messrs Fisher, Yanwath Woodhouse, sold eight-year-old Holstein cows, straight from the parlour to £1470.84/178.5ppk. Messrs Cannon, Low Abbey, sold Holstein cows, from the parlour to £1389.10/183.5ppk. An eleven-year-old Holstein cow achieved £1434.20/177.5ppk from Messrs G & EA Harrison, Mount Clifton.
Messrs GW & A Hird, Westray, Cockermouth, sold a Limousin stock bull to £2068.52/193.5ppk, purchased by Mr Owain Llyr.
If you haven’t already, its time to take the jump and dive straight into the live market with your cast cows, surely selling to a competitive ring of twelve buyers is better than selling direct to one.
Cast Cows p/kg
Charolais – 229.5, 204.5 Town Head (Mounsey); 181.5 Hollins Farm
British Blue – 226.5 Fawcett Park; 213.5, 204.5 Bleathgill; 213.5 Manor Farm (Pearson); 185.5 Barkbeth; 175.5 Glaslyn House
Limousin – 225.5 Kirkbarrow Hall; 215.5 Fellside Farm; 205.5 Barkbeth; 197.5, 193.5 Hollins Farm; 181.5 Ghyll Bank; 180.5, 170.5 Town Head Farm (Lambert)
Blonde d’Aquitaine – 203.5 Hollins Farm
Aberdeen Angus – 196.5 Bromley Green; 188.5, 161.5 Lowther Park Farm; 188.5 Westray
Black & White – 189.5 Kirkbarrow Hall; 187.5, 159.5 Highrigg; 183.5, 146.5 Low Abbey; 178.5 Yanwath Woodhouse; 177.5 Mount Clifton; 167.5, 147.5 Town Head Farm (Wharton); 157.5, 148.5 Milburn Grange; 157.5 Town Head (Mounsey); 153.5, 145.5 The Ling (Donald); 145.5 Sandford Hall; 145.5 Musgrave Hall
Simmental – 199.5 Manor Farm (Pearson)
Hereford – 169.5 Briery Moss
Jersey – 163.5 The Bramery
Belted Galloway – 155.5 Ghyll Bank
Cast Cows £/head
Limousin - £1784.34 Fellside Farm; £1779.20 Kirkbarrow Hall; £1530.63, £1488.02, £1027.76 Hollins Farm; £1255.61 Barkbeth; £1094.61, £1027.05 Town Head Farm (Lambert); £1009.64 The Old Vicarage
British Blue - £1814.27 Fawcett Park; £1597.15 Bleathgill; £1456.07 Bleathill; £1441.13 Manor Farm (Pearson); £1067.85, £1019.66 Glaslyn House
Blonde d’Aquitaine - £1532.36 Hollins Farm
Aberdeen Angus – £1513.05 Bromley Green; £1443.91 Westray; £1089.53, £1017.45, £1010.43 Lowther Park Farm
Charolais - £1510.11, £1423.32 Town Head (Mounsey); £1497.38 Hollins Farm
Black & White - £1470.84 Yanwath Woodhouse; £1434.20 Mount Clifton; £1389.10 Low Abbey; £1368.75, £1259.69, £1030.37 Highrigg; £1263.97 Kirkbarrow Hall; £1234.04, £1096.20 Milburn Grange; £1160.78 Town Head (Mounsey); £1145.70 Town Head Farm (Wharton)
Simmental - £1428.42 Manor Farm (Pearson)
Hereford - £1194.98 Briery Moss
Jersey - £1087.28 The Bramery
Belted Galloway - £973.43 Ghyll Bank
Cast Bulls p/kg
Limousin - 193.5 Westray
Black & White – 147.5 Croft Head
Cast Bull £/head
Limousin - £2068.52 Westray
Black & White - £1674.13 Croft Head