New Fair Beef Breeding Cattle 2022
On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their Annual “New Fair” sale of Beef Breeding Cattle.
A lovely entry of good, genuine, local outfits were forward to a very active ring side of buyers. The sale topped at £4000 for a seven-year-old Limousin stock bull from Messrs TE Clark, Howgill Castle, selling to Mr WH Brass, Low Row, the same home sold a Limousin cross Blue heifer, with a Limousin heifer calf at foot for £2700 purchased by Mr TH Harrison, Shap. This part-dispersal of heifers and cows averaged £2300.
The annual consignment of first cross Limousin heifers with calves at foot from Messrs JD & F Wharton, Town Head Farm, averaged £2470, topping at £2600 selling to Messrs E & R Brass & Son, Barnskew.
Second calved dairy-bred Limousin cows topped at £2450 with a Limousin bull calf at foot from Messrs DW & DM Elliott, Bank House.
Heifers with Bull Calves at Foot
Limousin - £2750 Howgill Castle; £2600 Bank House; £2600 Town Head Farm (Wharton)
British Blue - £2200 Summerlands Farm; £2000 Lonscale; £1950 Longwell
Heifers with Heifer Calves at Foot
Limousin - £2700, £2350 Howgill Castle; £2550, £2400 (3) Town Head Farm (Wharton); £2350 Bank House
British Blue - £2100, £1950 Lonscale; £2050 Summerlands Farm
Cows with Heifer Calves at Foot
Limousin - £2650, £2100, £1950 Howgill Castle
British Blue - £2380, £1900 Scar Side Farm
Charolais - £2180 Scar Side Farm
Cows with Bull Calves at Foot
Limousin - £2450 Bank House; £2300, £2100 (2), £2000 Howgill Castle; £2200 Hole House (Coulston); £1950 Stamphill Farm
Charolais - £1580 Scar Side Farm
British Blue - £1350 Scar Side Farm
Limousin - £4000 Howgill Castle