Prime Cattle 071122
On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of Prime Cattle.
A larger show of prime stock was forward with demand holding strong. The sale topped at £1980.18/255.5ppk for a Limousin bull, eighteen-months-old from Mr D Raine, Old Parks, purchased by R Pearson Wholesale Butcher. The same home also sold Limousin heifers to a top of £1782.65, 253.5ppk, purchased by Basecamp North Lakes, Cocklakes Farm Shop.
A British Friesian heifer achieved £1107.23/199.5ppk from Messrs CM & CS Chappelhow, High Grounds.
Prime Heifers p/kg
Limousin – 253.5, 252.5 Old Parks
British Friesian – 199.5ppk High Grounds
Prime Heifers £/head
Limousin - £1782.65, £1718.73 Old Parks
British Friesian - £1107.23 High Grounds
Prime Bulls p/kg
Limousin – 255.5, 245.5 Old Parks; 238.5, 231.5 Fog Close
Charolais – 231.5 Fog Close
British Blue – 229.5 Fog Close
Prime Bulls £/head
Limousin - £1980.13, £1794.61 Old Parks; £1579.82, £1571.72 Fog Close
British Blue - £1725.84 Fog Close
Charolais - £1597.35 Fog Close