Sale Report: 18 Dec 2015 – Store & breeding stock

On Friday 18th December 2015 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding stock.

 

A small pre-Christmas entry of store cattle maintained the strong trade seen throughout the Autumn.

Leading the store cattle sale was JJ & A Brough, Clappers with a run of Limousin steers which peaked at £1175.

A quality entry of calves saw the dearest trade of the year peaking at £520 for a 3 week old British Blue heifer from TR & JH Wharton, Segbushwell.

Store lambs saw stronger close to kill lambs dearer on the fortnight. GT & MP Relph, Littletown Farm sold the top priced pen of lambs at £69.

 

Store Cattle

Steer: – Limousin – 1175, 1105, 1065 Clappers. Charolais – 805 Crooklands Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 775, 685, 675 Newbiggin Farm.

Heifer:- Charolais – 785, 605 Crooklands Farm. British Blue – 425 Mireside Farm.

Bull:- Simmental – 895, 885, 865, 835 Near Swallowhurst. British Blue – 355 Mireside Farm. Holstein Friesian – 250(x2) Mireside Farm.

Store Cow:- Limousin – 710, 590 Crooklands Farm.

 

Stirks & Calves

StirksAberdeen Angus – 480(x2), 475, 470, 440, 360 East Farm.

Bull CalfBritish Blue – 410 Springfield Farm, 370 Segbushwell. Charolais – 290 Beech House. Limousin – 240 Springfield Farm, 110 Beech House. Holstein Friesian – 80, 75, 60 Aikbank, 75(x2), 70, 60 Springfield Farm, 60(x2) Beech House.

Heifer CalfBritish Blue – 520, 360 Segbushwell. Limousin – 320, 210 Beech House, 210 Springfield Farm.

 

Store sheep

Store Lambs:- Texel – 69, 60, 59.50, 58.50 Littletown Farm, 61, 60.50, 59.50 High Bewaldeth, 55 Cragg House Farm. Mule – 46.50 High Bewaldeth. Cheviot – 39 Cragg House Farm. Herdwick – 37 Brotherilkeld, 36.50 Rannerdale. Swaledale – 24.50 Rannerdale.

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