Sale Report: 20 December 2013 Store & breeding stock

Mitchells held their pre-Christmas Store stock sale and Christmas Poultry sale at Cockermouth on Friday 20 December.

Seventy six store cattle were forward and a pair of smart red Limousin heifers from J Capstick and Sons, Whicham Hall made the top price per head selling to Frank Thomlinson for £1265.  I and CL Richardson, Greenlands sold the top price steers with their run averaging £1186.67.

Top prices –

CALVES AND STIRKS                         

Bull Calves (£ per head)

British Blue – 300 Watson Hill, 290 Fairladies

STORE CATTLE

Steers (£ per head): 

Limousin – 1210, 1185, 1165 Greenlands, 975, 925 Whitegate

British Blue – 815 Whins

Aberdeen Angus – 925, 825 Brackenbarrow

Holstein Friesian – 635 Brackenbarrwo

Heifers (£ per head):  

Limousin –1265, 1205 Whicham Hall, 1075, 1000 Overcroft, 985 Kirkland House

British Blue –805  Whins

Simmental – 725 Whitegate

 

Bulls (£ per head):     

Limousin – 815 Croft End

British Blue – 705 Bonny Farm

Feeding Cows (£ per head):

Limousin – 725, 645 Kirkland House

SHEEP

There were few sheep forward today.  Charollais in-lamb ewes from Middlegill sold to £175 per head, and lambs from Rannerdale sold to £47.50 for Texels, £40.50 for Herdwicks and £25.50 for Swaledales.

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