On Monday Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of Prime Cattle.
A larger entry of prime stock was forward to a much sharper trade.
Topping the sale at £1583.82 went to a superb Charolais X Bull from Messrs Raine, Fog Close, 18-months-old selling to Jewitt Meats Ltd. This run of bulls averaged £1493.91
Clean Cattle sold to a top price of £1427.42/225.5ppk from Mr D Raine, Old Parks with a Limousin X Heifer selling to Cocklakes Farmshop, Penruddock.
Many more cattle could have been sold to Vendors advantage.
Penrith & District Farmers' Mart LLP
Auctioneers & Valuers
Agricultural Hall, Skirsgill, Penrith,
Cumbria CA11 ODN
Phone: 01768 864 700
Fax: 01768 864 099
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Penrith Auction Mart is operated by Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP, a group of local farmers and other interested people, who took over the day to day operation from Penrith Farmers’ & Kidd’s in 2002.
The management team is led by David Crowden, Chairman and General Manager supported by 10 farmer directors. We very much pride ourselves in being “Farmers working for Farmers”.
The stock is drawn from the fertile Eden Valley of Cumbria, the Pennines to the east and the large area of Lakeland hills to the west. The district has always been noted as one of the leading livestock areas of the country. Prospective buyers can come to Penrith in the knowledge they will see some of the best cattle and sheep available in the North of England.