Sale Report: 16th June 2017 Store stock

On Friday 16th June 2017 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of 101 store cattle, stirks and calves.

 

The time of year meant a smaller show of store cattle was brought forward, the trade on the other hand remained as strong as ever and vendors are encouraged to bring stock forward. Leading the sale was M/s Hunter, Whins Farm who sold a Limousin bred heifer which sold to David Barker

 

Store cattle

STEER:- Limousin – 1125, 1065, 1025 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 1065 Grange Grassings, 935(x2), 835(x2) Mid Farm, 875 Eastlands. Aberdeen Angus – 1115 Whins Farm, 865(x2) Ghyll Farm, 785, 775 Tarn Cottage. British Blue – 1085 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 995, 945 Grange Grassings. Friesian – 935, 915, 875 Newbiggin Farm. Luing – 825 Wallend Farm. Gloucester – 615 Wallend Farm.

HEIFER – Limousin – 1155 Whins Farm, 1075 Row Hall, 1065, 1045, 1035 Eastlands, 995(x5) Row Hall, 985(x3) Harley Croft, 965 Grange Grassings. Aberdeen Angus – 1085(x2) Whins Farm, 685(x2) Ghyll Farm, 685 Tarn Cottage. British Blue – 1055(x2) Harley Croft, 715 Aldoth Farm. Luing – 695(x2) Wallend Farm. Friesian – 435 Harrington Parks.

BULL – Blonde – 855(x2) Fell End. Limousin – 825 Midtown, 635, 625 Green Close, 625 Harrington Parks. Hereford – 675 Harrington Parks. Friesian – 615 (x4) Harrington Parks. Holstein Friesian – 595 (x2), 535 Orchard Farm, 535 (x8) Syke Beck.

STORE COWS – Limousin – 915 Langley Farm. British Blue – 865 Row End Farm. Simmental – 725, 645 Near Swallowhurst. British Blue – 675 Row End Farm.

 

Calves

A larger entry of calves and stirks saw more buyers coming forward, all ages and breeds were easily sold with more needed to meet buyers demand.

STIRK – Limousin – 600 Punderland Farm, 485 The Buildings. Charolais – 600 Punderland Farm. Holstein Friesian – 345 Waites Farm.

BULL CALF – British Blue – 485, 440 Waites Farm, 410, 400 Lowca Cottage Farm. Holstein Friesian – 145, 110, 80 (x3) Aikbank.

HEIFER CALF – British Blue – 455, 435 Lowca Cottage Farm.

 

Breeding Sheep

A good show of late season ewes with lambs at foot continued to up hold the sharp trade.

EWES & LAMBS – Herdwick – 44 Rannerdale, 43.50, 42.50 Welcome Nook Bungalow, 40.50 Sword House.

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