The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. had forward
623 head at their Annual Hillbred Calf sale on Saturday
23rd October, 2010.
The calves were met by a buoyant trade with as many as 48 active
buyers and many more going home empty handed.
|Champion Limousin heifer from
Judging was ably carried
out by Mr. Jeff Story, who awarded the Jacob Thomlinson Challenge
Trophy to a Limousin heifer from Mr. James Latimer, Rinnion Hills
and later realised £850 to the judge. The reserve
champion was also purchased by the judge, realising £760 for
a Limousin steer from Mr W J Mitchell, Ryehill Park.
|Owner of the Champion James Latimer, Rinnion
Hills with the judge Jeff Story
were as follows:-
Limousin bullock: 1st WJ Mitchell, Ryehill Park,
2nd & 3rd M/s Murray, The Throp.
Limousin heifer: 1st J Latimer, Rinnion Hills, 2nd & 3rd W J
Mitchell, Ryehill Park.
Any other Continental bullock: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Greystoke Castle
|Auctioneer Ryan Roddan and the
Judge Jeff Story, the cattle L to R are the Reserve Champion
from John Mitchell, the Charolais is the 1st prize other Continental
bullock from Greystoke Castle Farms.
The highlight of the sale was an excellent run of 157 Charolais
calves from Greystoke Castle Farms, with bullocks selling to £770
and averaging £626, with the heifers to £695 and averaging £561.
Charolais: £815 Clement Leazes, £780 Riggfoot, £770
Greystoke Castle & Clement Leazes, £765 Greystoke, £755, £750, £745
Riggfoot. £710 Riggfoot & Greystoke.
Simmental: £740 Standingstonerigg.
Limousin: £775 Holme House, £770 Rinnion Hills, £765, £760
Woodside, £760 Ryehill Park, £755 Rinnion Hills, £745
The Throp, £740 Standingstonerigg & The Throp.
Angus: £600 Craig Farm
Baz x: £700, £640 Patties Hill
Charolais: £710, £700 Highparkfoot, £695 Greystoke
Castle, £690 Highparkfoot & Clement Leazes; £680
Highparkfoot, £670 Clement Leazes, £655, £650 Greystoke, £640
Limousin: £850 Rinnion Hills, £760, £660 Holme
House, £620 Standingstonerigg, £600 Ryehill Park & Greystoke, £590
Ryehill Park, Greystoke & Cadgillhead.
Angus: £590 Craig Farm
Baz x: £645 Patties Hill
Charolais: £565, £545, £540, £530 Greenburn.
Simmental: £545 The Hagg
Limousin: £550, £510 Blindhillbush