Date: 12 October 2021 | Store & Weanling Cattle, Store Cattle
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On Tuesday 12th October at Broughton Mart, Harrison & Hetherington held their annual show and sale of suckled calves.
The pre sale show was kindly sponsored by Broughton and Ulverston NFU and expertly judge by Mr David Jarman, Brow Top Farm. Mr Jarman placed the 1st prize bullock as his Overall Champion, also winning the Mrs Marion Sherwen Cup to a 7 month old British Blue consigned by RD Holland & Co, Low Scale. The judged backed his decision by later purchasing it for £950.
Messrs M & AM Irving & Son, Dove Ford received the Reserve rosette for their 1st prize heifer a Limousin which sold to £1000.
1st RD Holland & Co, Low Scales, Millom
2nd M & AM Irving & Son, Dove Ford, Grizebeck, Kirkby In Furness
3rd RD Holland & Co, Low Scales, Millom
1st M & AM Irving & Son, Dove Ford, Grizebeck, Kirkby In Furness
2nd SG Benson, Horrace Farm, Pennington, Ulverston
3rd M & AM Irving & Son, Dove Ford, Grizebeck, Kirkby In Furness
Champion: RD Holland & Co, Low Scales, Millom (steer)
Reserve Champion: M & AM Irving & Son, Dove Ford, Grizebeck, Kirkby In Furness (Heifer)
Outwit the show, bullocks topped at £1140 for a Limousin from Messrs Ellwood, Everard Lodge Farm, and Limousin heifers to £1100 from the same home. Messrs Ellwood’s tremendous run of cattle average £1106.67. Younger and smaller cattle were in the biggest demand of the day, while the older cattle looked better value for money.
The next sale at Broughton Auction Mart will take place on Tuesday 19th October, the Principal sale of store sheep and feeding ewes.
For further information please contact the Auctioneer David Fearon 07500 173273 or Claire Whitaker 07725 724556.
Leading prices per head
Steers: Limousin £1140, £1080 Everard Lodge Farm, £990 (x2), £850 Coniston Hall, £880, £780 Horace Farm, £880, £800, £790 (x2), £770 (x3) Dove Ford, £865, £810 Swinside, £770 Low Scales, British Blue £950, £940, £770 Low Scales, Highland £840, £700 Burney End.
Heifers: Limousin £1100 Everard Lodge Farm, £1000, £820 Dove Ford, £860 Horrace Farm, £830 Coniston Hall, £800 Fenwick, £800, £780 Swinside, £795 Old Broadgate, Charolais £740 Browfoot Farm, British Blue £730 Low Scales.