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Date: 19 April 2022 | Beef Breeding Cattle

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Broughton April Fair Show & Sale

Broughton-in-Furness, Station Road, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20 6HG

At Broughton Mart on Tuesday 19th April Harrison & Hetherington held their annual “April Fair” show & sale store cattle, which had an entry of 308 cattle forward.

The pre sale show was kindly judged by Mr Ben Park, Holmrook who awarded the following prizes:

Prize list:
Continental Steer
1st
NA & J Temple, Blackhall Farm, Ulpha
2nd A Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall, Seathwaite, Broughton In Furness
3rd DJ & MJ Hoggarth, Old Hall, Ulpha, Broughton In Furness

Continental Heifer
1st
A Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall, Seathwaite, Broughton In Furness
2nd A Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall, Seathwaite, Broughton In Furness
3rd AJ Clark, Buckman Hall, Thwaite, Millom, Broughton In Furness

Champion: NA & J Temple, Blackhall Farm, Ulpha
Reserve Champion: A Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall, Seathwaite, Broughton In Furness

Sale Average:
Bullocks £1058.30 (plus £60.65)
Heifers £909.22 (minus £27.75)

Strong store cattle and quality lots sold exceptionally well, with vendors leaving highly delighted, selling well above expectations. Top price of the day was paid for a Limousin cow weighing 708kg selling to £1520 (215ppk) from Messrs Johnson, Hobkin Ground, Broughton Mills.

Top price of they day was paid for a Limousin cross cow weighing 708kg selling for £1520 (215ppk) from Messrs Johnston, Hobkin Ground Farm, Broughton Mills. 

All continental cattle were faced by a very strong ring side of buyers, selling to a top of £1500 by Messrs Hoggarth, Far Kiln Bank for a tremendous Limousin cross steer. Their run of 16 cattle averaged £1226. Messrs Hartley, Turner Hall once again consigned a top quality run of 12 month old Limousin cross bullocks and heifers topping up at £1490 with a bullock at £1440 (x2) for heifers with the run of 17 averaging £1282.06.

Another quality run of cattle was consigned by Messrs Hoggarth, Old Hall who consigned a run of 11 steers averaging up at a staggering £1231.82.

Leading price per head: 
Steers: Limousin £1500, £1400, £1290 Far Kiln Bank, £1490, £1460, £1380, £1360, £1340, £1300 Turner Hall, £1380 Lane End Farm, £1350, £1270 Everard Lodge Farm, £1340, £1280, £1270, £1260 Old Hall, £1340 Birch Bank, £1310 Green Bank Farm, £1300 (x2) New Crosshouse British Blue £1410, £1400, £1280 Far Kiln Bank, £1300, £1120, £1110 Tarn Side, £1280, £990 Blackhall Farm, £1120 New Crosshouse Charolais £1350 New Crosshouse, £1200, £1170, £920, £880 Buckman Hall, £1190, £1180 Browfoot Farm, £1030, £1010 Cart House Farm, £990 Seaton Hall, £880 Woodhouse Aberdeen Angus £1300 New Crosshouse, £970 Seaton Hall, £800 Marshfield Farm, £785 Scalderskew Holstein £1200 New Crosshouse Friesian £1100, £1080, £1030, £940 Far Kiln Bank Beef Shorthorn £1080 Tarn Side Simmental £930 Scalderskew Hereford £840 Cart House Farm Pinzgau £800 Browfoot Farm Saler £780 Woodhouse.

Heifers: Limousin £1520 Hobkin Ground Farm, £1440 (x2), £1240, £1095, £1090, £1070 Turner Hall, £1210, £1170, £1110, £1080, £1070 Everard Lodge Farm, £1200 Tarn Side, £1200 Green Bank Farm, £1180, £1140 Birch Bank, £1120 Buckman Hall, £1110 Coniston Hall, £1050 Lane End Farm, £1050 Burney End British Blue £1330, £1280, £1110 Marsh Farm, £1200 Tarn Side, £990 Magnolia Simmental £1240 Marsh Farm Aberdeen Angus £1020 Tarn Side.

Bulls: Limousin £1360 Old Hall, £1200 Burney End Charolais £800 Moorhouse Farm Aberdeen Angus £795, £780 Scalderskew.


Overall Cahmpion - NA & J Templeton, Blackhall Farm


Reserve Champion - A Hartley Ltd, Turner Hall