Young calves were in hot demand at Carlisle yesterday where British Blue crosses from Messrs Riley, Grasmere, led the trade at £560.

Taking this top call at just 24 days old was a British Blue sired bull calf.

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While just £20 less was given for a British Blue sired heifer from the same home.

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Among the black and whites, the top call of £200 was given for a Holstein from Messrs Westmorland, Sprunton.