Sale Report: 10 July 2019 Primestock

On Wednesday 10th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1906 prime sheep including 1307 lambs and 599 cast ewes and rams.

Cast cows and prime cattle sale was attended by a very competitive ringside of buyers. Trade was seen by many to be as strong in this sale centre as many across Cumbria.

 Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 185.50, 179.50 Beechcroft, 178.50 Lodge Farm, 132.50 Easthwaite Farm. British Blue – 177.50, 173.50 Threapland Lees. British Friesian – 168.50, 145.50 Seaview. Aberdeen Angus – 155.50 Threapland Lees. Holstein Friesian – 135.50, 134.50 Lodge Farm.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1241, 1227.78 Beechcroft, 1213.80 Lodge Farm, 1073.25 Easthwaite Farm. British Blue – 1165.92, 1128.90 Threapland Lees. British Friesian – 1117.16, 878.82 Seaview. Aberdeen Angus – 965.10 Threapland Lees. Holstein Friesian – 768.17 Threapland Lees, 758.80 Lodge Farm.

 Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 155.50 Stephney Farm.

Prime Steer (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1562.78 Stephney Farm.

 Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 219.50, 201.50 East House.

Prime Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1242.37, 1192.88 East House.

 Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 179.50, 173.50, 169.50, 138.50, 134.50 Stephney Farm, 149.50 Stargill Farm, 141.50 Allerby Hall, 135.50 Beechcroft, 132.50 Muncaster Head Farm. British Blue – 148.50, 138.50 Stephney Farm, 144.50 Beck Farm, 135.50 Overcroft, 122 Fangs Brow. Belgian Blue – 139.50 Stephney Farm, 139.50 Mid Farm, 115.50 Beck Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 136.50 Hollins Farm, 131.50 Low Priorscales, 122.50 Hollins Farm. Simmental – 129.50 Muncaster Head. Holstein Friesian – 127.50, 126.50, 114.50 Watson Hill, 117.50, 109.50 Grange Farm. British Friesian – 117.50 Uldale Hall. Holstein – 111.50 Frizington Hall.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1271.25, 1263.08, 1184.70, 950.92 Stephney Farm, 1118.26 Stargill Farm,1056.90 Beechcroft, 1003.03 Muncaster Head, 931.07 Allerby Hall. British Blue – 1170.18 Stephney Farm, 116.34 Beck Farm, 1029.80 Overcroft, 1022.36 Fangs Brow. British Blue – 987.66 Mid Farm, 962.55 Stephney Farm, 801.57 Beck Farm. Holstein Friesian – 943.69, 828.75, 815.24 Watson Hill, 867.15 Grange Farm, 711.75 Grange Farm. Holstein – 865.10 Threapland Lees.

 

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 121.50 East House.

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1065.56 East House.

Prime Sheep

An outstanding show of 1307 new season lambs were presented to a larger ringside of buyers with prices sharper on the week. All types were very well bid for with a SQQ average of 194.3pp/k achieved

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 234.70 High Flats, 234 Summerhill225 Salter Hall, 221.20 Beck Farm, 217.50 High Moss, 217.40 Segbushwell, 214.50 Hill House, 214 Blue Dial. Beltex – 231.30 Prospect House Farm, 222.70 Low Stowbank, 205, 202.40 Woodhall Farm Suffolk – 226 High Flats, 213.20 Greenbank Close, 198.90 The Stable, 193 Aldoth Farm, 190.90 Croft House, 189.80 Woodhall Brow Farm.. Charollais – 192.30 Grange Farm.

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 119, 115 High Flatts, 113 Brow Top Farm, 113 Main Street, 113, 111, 110 Hollins Farm, 110 Summerhill, 110 Chapel House, 108 Salter Hall. Suffolk – 113 Greenbank Close, 113 High Flats, 99 High Farm, 93 Aldoth Farm, 87.50 The Stable, 84 Croft House. Beltex – 83, 82 Woodhow Farm. Charollais – 75 Grange Farm.

 

Cast ewes and rams were much dearer than previously seen over the last fortnight, numbers are required to fulfil buyers demands.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 125, 115 Elva Plain, 111 Summerhill, 108 Beck Farm, 108 Asby Farm, 106, 101 The Croft, 101 Beechcroft, 100 High Moss, 100 Woodhow Farm. Suffolk – 99 Woodhall Brow Farm, 98 Hill House, 97 Elva Plain, 97 Mosser Mains, 94 Crossfield Farm, 93, 91, 80 Scalehill Farming Partnership. Mule – 91 Grange Farm, 77 Woodhall Brow Farm, 77 Croft House, 76 Mosser Mains. Bluefaced Leicester – 90 Mosser Mains, 67 High Bewaldeth. Cheviot – 86, 66 Strudda Bank, 80 High Bewaldeth. Herdwick – 61, 56 Ponsonby Old Hall, 60 Beechcroft, 57 Sneckyeat Farm, 53 Miller Place Farm. Swaledale – 61 Beechcroft, 60 Keskadale, 55 Cathow, 54 Mosser Heights, 53 Strudda Bank, 50 Whinnerah.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 103 Greenbank Close, 95 Crossfield Farm. Charollais – 99 Stone Croft. Herdwick – 77, 57 Randle Gate. Swaledale – 71 Strudda Bank.

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