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On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of Prime Cattle.
A larger show of prime stock was forward to our competitive ringside of buyers, the sale topped at £1913.60/289.5ppk for a fantastic Limousin heifer, weighing 661kg from Mr D Raine, Old Parks, purchased by Mr Owain Llyr.
Prime bulls were forward in more numbers, topping at £2056.72/273.5ppk for a 19-month-old Limousin, weighing 752kg from Mr D Raine, Old Parks, also peaking at 273.5ppk was a British Blue bull from Messrs Pearson, Manor Farm, weighing 591kg, realising £1616.39, both purchased by R Pearson Wholesale Butcher.
Prime Heifers p/kg
Limousin – 289.5, 271.5 Old Parks
Aberdeen Angus – 215.5, 209.5 Yew Tree Farm (Ridsdale)
Prime Heifers £/head
Limousin - £1913.60, £1848.92 Old Parks
Aberdeen Angus – £1265.38, £1150.77 Yew Tree Farm (Ridsdale)
Prime Bulls p/kg
Limousin – 273.5, 265.5 Old Parks; 267.5, 257.5, 223.5, 221.5 Waterside House; 259.5, 243.5, 237.5 Fog Close
British Blue – 273.5 Manor Farm (Pearson); 238.5 Fog Close
Simmental – 240.5 Manor Farm (Pearson)
Prime Bulls £/head
Limousin - £2056.72, £1874.43 Old Parks; £1891.76, £1614.41, £1553.25, £1518.98 Fog Close; £1872.03, £1845.75, £1763.14, £1665.08 Waterside House
Simmental - £1844.64 Manor Farm (Pearson)
British Blue - £1616.39 Manor Farm (Pearson); £1571.72 Fog Close
Prime Bullocks p/kg
Aberdeen Angus – 215.5 Yew Tree Farm (Ridsdale)
Prime Bullocks £/head
Aberdeen Angus – £1221.89 Yew Tree Farm (Ridsdale)