On Friday 26th July, Harrison & Hetherington held their monthly sale of Beef Breeding cattle. A great entry of over 300 cows and heifers with calves or in calf were presented to a massive ringside of buyers from all parts of the UK to ensure a strong trade for all classes.
Heading up the sale was Messrs Brown, Claughton Hall Farm who sold a Limousin cross heifer with calf for £2900; Messrs Dickinson, High House sold a run of Limousin cross heifers with calves which topped at £2700; Messrs Elliott, Bank House sold a Limousin cross heifer at £2700; Messrs Irving, New Sandsfield sold a batch of Limousin cross heifers with calves which topped at £2300; Messrs Robinson, Dovenby Craggs dispersal consignment sold to £2250 and their outstanding Limousin stock bull reached £5400 and a Limousin in calf cow went for £1400; Emslie Livestock Ltd run of cows with calves topped at £2000 for a Limousin cross cow with calf at foot; Messrs Fitzsimon, Sunnyhill dispersal sale of cows and heifers with calves topped at £1900 for a Limousin cross cow and calf; Messrs Brown, Housenrigg part dispersal of Limousin cows topped at £1900 for a Limousin cow with calf at foot.
COWS & HEIFERS WITH CALVES AT FOOT:
Heifers with calves: Limousin £2900, £2100 Claughton Hall Farm, £2700 Bank House, £2700, £2050, £2000 High House (Dickinson), £2300, £2000 (x2) New Sandsfield, £2250, £2000 Dovenby Craggs; Aberdeen Angus £1850 Lower Langshaw Farm; British Blue £1750 Bank House.
Cows with calves: Limousin £2000 Kinknockie, £1900, £1780, £1750, £1720 Housenrigg Farm, £1850, £1750 Dovenby Craggs, £1750 (x2), £1700 Sunnyhill, £1700 New Sandsfield; British Blue £1900, £1820, £1700, £1520 Sunnyhill; Aberdeen Angus £1600 Sunnyhill; Hereford £1500 Cringleber.
In Calf Cows: Limousin £1400 Dovenby Craggs, £1120 (x4) Sunnyhill.
In Calf Heifers: Simmental £1260, £1180, £1150 Sunnyhill; Limousin £1240, £1220 (x4), £1160 (x2) Housenrigg Farm.
Bulls: Limousin £5400 Dovenby Craggs, £2205 Midtown Farm;Simmental £2000 Sunnyhill.