Darlington Farmers Auction Mart yesterday held their weekly sale of 161 cast cows, 276 store cattle 1,361 store lambs along with 117 store and breeding pigs. Along with the dispersal Sale of the late Mr R L Ramshaw, Church Lane Herd, Cleveland.  

 

The dispersal sale of superb suckler cows and calves sold to an exceptional trade, showing the confidence farmers have in the beef industry at the present time. The tremendous show of Limousin, British Blue, and Blonde X cattle brought a keen ringside of buyers from far and wide across the UK. Mr Bobbie Ramshaw sadly passed away two days prior to the sale.

 

The cattle were a credit to a life time’s work the herd were greatly admired by a large ring of buyers who were prepared to invest in an outstanding show of cows and calves. 

2.jpgHeifers with Calves at foot:- £3,000 x3; £2,850; £2,750; £2,600 x2; £2,500; £2,400; £2,300 x4; £2,250 x2; £2150 x2; £2,100; £2,050×2; £1,950; £1,900 ; £1,750; £1,600.

Cows with Calves at foot:- £2,800 x2; £2,700 x2; £2,650; £2,600 x2; £2,550; £2,500 x5; £2,400; £2,300 x2; £2,250 x3; £2,200; £2,150; £2,100 x4; £1,950 x2; £1,900 x2; £1,850 x4; £1,820; £1,800; £1,750 X5; £1,700 X3; £1,650 X2;

 

In Calf Heifers:- £2,050; £1,950; £1,800; £1,700; £1,600 x2

In Calf Cows:- £1,200; £1,150; £1,100;

 

(Darlington Mart)