Sale Report: 28 Nov 2012 Primestock

At Cockermouth, on Wednesday 28th November, Mitchells had forward 79 prime cattle, bulls and cast cows, and 1986 prime sheep including ewes.

Cattle again sold at very fast rates with a top price of 228.5 pence per kilo for a Limousin heifer from M/s Wilson,  Lamplugh Hall, purchased by John Little.

Bulls were by far the dearest ever with black and whites topping at 193.5 pence per kilo from Mike Park, Millom Castle.

Cast cows would be ten pence better than last week.

Prime Heifers (Top price per kg – pence): – Limousin –228.5, 217.5, 211.5 Lamplugh Hall; 216.5, 214.5 Low Stowbank.  Charolais – 195.5 High House.   Aberdeen Angus –  191.5 Dean Farm.

Prime Steers (Top price per kg – pence):- Limousin – 175.5 Galemire.

Prime Bulls (Top price per kg – pence) – Limousin – 197.5 Grange Farm,  190.5 Waverbank.   Holstein Friesian – 193.5 Millom Castle.  Holstein – 181.5, 178.5 Streetgate. British Blue – 195.5 Grange Farm.

OTM Cow (Top price per kilo – pence) – Limousin – 166.5, 148.5 Oughterside Mill.
Belgian Blue – 156.5 Oughterside Mill.  Holstein Friesian – 140.5 Beech House.  Montbeliarde – 122.5 Dairy Farm.

Prime lambs were much sharper to average 161.37 pence per kilo.  Top price of £100 per
head was realised for Texels from Bill Skelton, Rook Farm.  Top price per kilo was 206 pence for Texels from M/s Sewell, Mayfield.

Cast ewes were better.

Prime Lambs (£ per head) – Texel – 100, 93.50 Rook Farm, 90.50 Swinside End,
90.00 Low Garth.  Beltex – 83.5 Woodend.  Suffolk – 72.00 Low House, 70.00 Swinside End, 70.00 Clappers.  Charollais – 83.50 Moorside, 83.50 West Farm, 81.50 Dearham Hall.  Cheviot – 67.50 Rannerdale.  Mule – 68.00 Millstone Moor, 67.50 Stockhow Hall, 67.00 Row Brow.  Bleu de Maine 76.50 Thorn Dyke.  Rouge – 67.00 Birks Farm.  Zwarble – 70.50 Millstone Moor.  Texel x Herdwick – 68.50 Brimmer Head.  Swaledale – 43.50 High Side.

Prime Lambs (pence per kilo) – Beltex – 203.3 Woodend.  Texel – 206 Mayfield, 192.6 Swinside End.  Bleu D’ Maine – 186.6 Thorn Dyke.  Rouge – 171.8 Birks Farm. Charollais – 179.2 The Croft.  Suffolk – 167 Galemire.   Mule – 161 Low House, 158 Millstone Moor. Cheviot – 164.5 Rannerdale.    Swaledale –  120.8 High Side.  Texel X Herdwick – 159.8 Grange Grassings.

Cast Ewes (£ per head) – Texel – 73.50 Stonethwaite.   Beltex – 30.00 Low Garth.  Charollais – 31.50 Stonethwaite.  Lleyn – 53.50 Dockray Nook.  Cheviot – 53.50 Galemire.  Mule –  53.50 Parkhouse.  Texel x Herdwick – 49.50 Stonethwaite.  Swaledale – 32.50 Littletown.  Herdwick – 24.50 Stybeck.

Cast Rams(£ per head)- Texel – 50.00 Shatton Lodge.  Bluefaced Leicester – 69.50 Shatton Lodge.

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