Carlisle Beef Breeding Sale

April 21, 2017

On Friday 21st April Harrison & Hetherington held their monthly sale of Beef Breeding cattle.

A very good show of cows and heifers with calves at foot or in calf were forward which included the dispersal sale on behalf of Mr Michael Dorman, Stanghow Hall.  A good ringside of buyers ensured all classes sold well above vendors expectations.

Mr Michael Dorman, Stanghow Hall run of outstanding stock cows topped at £2850 for a British Blue cross cow with a steer calf, and to £2700 for a Limousin cross cow with steer calf.

Heifers peaked at £2600, and was attained twice, firstly by Messrs Brown, Old Hall Farm with a Limousin cross heifer and heifer calf, and secondly by Messrs Betts, Bridge Farm with a Limousin heifer with bull calf at foot.

A good entry of 166 bulling heifers were forward, with all best sorts well sought after, and very easily sold. Top overall was a pen of 4 Limousin, British Blue and Blonde crosses from annual consignors Messrs Muir, Middle Farm, Penrith, selling to £1700. The same vendor sold the second top of £1660 for a pen of 6.

Many more could have been sold, the vendors advantage.

Leading prices:
Cows with calves: Limousin
£2700, £2600, £2500, £2450, £2400, £2350, £2300, £2200 (x2), £2150, £2000 (x2) Stanghow House, British Blue £2200 Brow Top Farm, £2850, £2650, £2400, £2000 Stanghow House, Saler £2180 Stanghow House.

Heifers with calves: Limousin £2600, £2400 Bridge Farm, £2600, £2450 Old Hall Farm, £25500, £2400, £2300, £2250, £2100, £2000 Toppin Castle, £2500 Sleights House, Farm.

In-Calf Heifers: British Blue £1400, £1380 (x2), £1300 (x3), £1280 (x2), £1200 Lamonby Hall, £1380 (x2) Standing Stonerigg, £1300 Mameulah, Simmental £1350, £1250 (x4) Lamonby Hall, Aberdeen Angus £1200 Mameulah, £1200 (x2) The Flatt, Limousin £1150 (x2) Lamonby Hall, £1150 The Flatt.

Bulling Heifers: Limousin £1700, £1660, £1580, £1520 Middle Farm, £1580, £1540, £1520 (x2) Nether Ernambrie Farm, £1500, £1480 (x2) Dundraw Farm, £1480 Waterside Farm, £1480 (x2), £1400 Croft House Farm, Blonde £1700, £1660 Middle Farm, British Blue £1700, £1450, £1300 Middle Farm, £1580, £1540, £1520 (x2), £1380 Nether Ernambrie Farm, Luing £1400, £1300 The Flatt, Simmental £1400 Cleughbrae Farm.

Bidding dairy expo 2017