Sale Report: 29 May 2019 Primestock

On Wednesday 29th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 21 prime bulls, 1205 prime sheep including 509 lambs, 256 hoggs and 440 cast ewes and rams.

Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End made top price per kilo with a tremendous Limousin bull selling at 206.50ppk to TL Fell. Another Limousin bull from TW Bell & Son Ltd, Hill Top Farm gained top price per head of £1396.37 also purchased by TL Fell. 

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 206.50, 203.50 Fell End, 201.50, 194.50 Beechcroft, 190.50 Hill Top Farm, 181.50 Lamplugh Hall, 180.50 Row Hall. British Blue – 183.50, 181.50 Lowca Cottage Farm, 178.50 Ellenbank. Aberdeen Angus – 179.50, 177.50 Crosshow Farm. Simmental – 175.50 Ellenbank. Holstein Friesian – 163.50, 156.50 Lamplugh Hall, 158.50, 149.50, 142.50 Threapland Lees. 

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1396.37 Hill Top Farm, 1318.71, 1301.69 Beechcroft, 1239, 1210.83 Fell End, 1190.64 Lamplugh Hall, 1140.76 Row Hall. British Blue – 1242.36 Ellenbank, 1114.41, 1101 Lowca Cottage Farm. Simmental – 1228.50 Ellenbank. Aberdeen Angus – 1181.11, 1128.90 Crosshow Farm. Holstein Friesian – 1051.68, 912.33 Lamplugh Hall, 1030.25, 976.24, 940.50 Threapland Lees. 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 146.50 Westray Farm, 133.50 Hill Top. British Blue – 128.50 East Mill Farm, 127.50 Low Godderthwaite, 125.50 Kirkgate Farm, 113.50 Hill Top, 112.50 Armaside Farm. Holstein Friesian – 123.50, 99.50 Threapland Lees, 117.50, 107.50 Watson Hill, 115.50, 102.50 Barnyard, 112.50 Hill Top, 109.50 Row Hall, 109.50 Woodend. Aberdeen Angus – 119.50 Cragg Farm, 118.50 High Seaton, 114.50 Westray Farm. Holstein – 117.50, 108.50 Threapthwaite Farm, 93.50 Blue Dial. British Friesian – 115.50, 102.50 Stainburn Hall Farm. Piedmontese – 103.50 Stool End Farm. 

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1007.93 Hill Top, 937.60 Westray Farm. Holstein Friesian – 984.30, 668.64 Threapland Lees, 810.75 Watson Hill, 802.64 Woodend, 785.40, 660.10 Barnyard, 731.46 Row Hall, 717.75 Hill Top. British Blue – 966.35 Kirkgate Farm, 908.50 East Mill Farm, 905.25 Low Godderthwaite, 869.41 Hill Top, 850.50 Armaside Farm. British Friesian – 848.93, 693.93 Stainburn Hall Farm. Holstein – 769.63, 741.06 Threapthwaite Farm, 542.30 Blue Dial. Aberdeen Angus ­– 709.83 Cragg Farm, 693.87 Westray Farm, 586.58 High Seaton. Piedmontese – 554.76 Stool End Farm. 

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Holstein Friesian – 135.50 Threapland Lees.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Holstein Friesian – 762.87 Threapland Lees. 

Prime Sheep

More spring lambs forward met a very buoyant trade and more buyers at the ringside.  SQQ was 245.69ppk.  Top price per kilo was 284.2ppk for a pen of Texels from Messrs Lamb, The How, to Vivers, Annan.  Another Texel gained top price per head for WW & D Boow, Corney Hall at £130 selling to Mohammed Alam.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 284.20 The How, 283.30, 260 Homecroft Farm, 280.50, 276.60, 263.60 Corney Hall, 279.10, 270.30, 252.40 Grange Farm, 278.20, 263.80 Croftside, 273.20, 263.10, 257.10, 254.80 Seafield House, 270.20 Woodside Cottage, 266.30, 259.10 Sycamore House, 263.80 Hollins Farm, 258.70, 253.50 Home Farm, 257.10, 254.80, 254.20 Fieldside, 255 Mid Farm, 253.80 Croftlands, 253.10 Moor Platt Farm, 252.40 Woodside. Suffolk – 248.80, 230.40 Scalesmoor, 234.80 Parsonage Farm, 226.70 Hemplands Farm, 221.70 Brow Top Farm. Blue Texel – 245.50 Croft House. 

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 130, 115 Corney Hall, 126, 120, 119, 111, 110 Blue Dial, 125 Croftfield House, 124, 122, 113 Hollins Farm, 124 Moor Platt Farm, 123, 113.50, 108.50, 108 Woodside Cottage, 122, 114, 112, 109, 108(x2), 107.50, 107(x2) Fieldside, 120, 109, 108 Grange Farm, 120 Brow Top Farm, 119, 110, 109(x2) Home Farm, 118, High Flatts, 117, 112, 110.50, 110, 108.50, 108, 107 Seafield House, 114, 106.50 Sycamore House, 111, 108.50 Croftside Farm, 110.50 Holmecroft Farm, 108 The How, 107.50 Moor Platt Farm, 107.50 Scalesmoor, 107 The Muslins. Suffolk – 108 Parsonage Farm, 107.50, 103 Hemplands Farm, 106, 102 Scalesmoor, 102 Brow Top Farm.  Blue Texel – 108 Croft House.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Herdwick – 215.90 Stool End Farm, 197 Stone Croft, 197 Seatoller, 195.50 Hollin Head, 188.60 Bowderdale, 187.10 Wilkinsyke Farm, 184.40 Bayesbrown Farm, 183.90 Far End Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 196.60 Wilkinsyke Farm, 194.30 Stonecroft. Scotch Black Face – 194.10 Hollin Head. Swaledale – 184.20, 160.50 Far End Farm, 181.80 Seatoller, 158.30 Wilkinsyke Farm. Texel – 184.10, 175.70, 165.30 Wardhall Guards, 175.60 Row Farm, 171.40, 169 Crooklands.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Herdwick – 95 Stool End Farm, 71 Seatoller Farm, 71 Woodhow Farm, 67 Hollin Head. Texel – 91, 85, 83 Wardhall Guards, 88 Bowderdale, 84 Crooklands.  Swaledale – 70, 61 Far End Farm, 60 Seatoller, 57 Wilkinsyke Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 68 Stonecroft, 65 Greenlands, 57 Wilkinsyke Farm. Scotch Blackface – 66 Hollin Head.  

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 130, 129, 126, 118, 116, 110(x2) Corney Hall, 126 Greenbank Close, 119 Elva Plain, 118 Croftside Farm, 116, 113 Brow Top Farm, 111 Wardhall Guards, 109 Crooklands Farm, 109 Green Marsh, 109 Robin Hood. Dutch Texel – 114, 107 Stephney Farm. Suffolk – 113 Green Marsh, 97, 77, 76 Brow Top Farm, 94 Stockbridge, 86 Greenlands, 83 Croft House, 81 Greenbank Close, 79 Fairladies Farm, 76 Hampelands Farm. Charollais – 100 Brow Top Farm, 80 Scalesmoor. Cheviot – 84, 80, 71 Cragg House Farm, 75 Baysbrown Farm. Scotch Blackface – 80, 68 Ellenbank. Bluefaced Leicester – 77(x2), 75 Wythop Hall. Herdwick – 73 Fold Head Farm, 71 Robinson Place, 70 Sherriff, 70 How Hall, 69 Stephney Farm, 68 Woodhow Farm, 67 Pica Cottages, 67 Easthwaite Farm, 67 Cragg House Farm. Mule – 71 Fairladies Farm, 69 Brow Top Farm, 69 Croft House, 68 The Wath, 68 Ryhola Meadow, 68 Robin Hood, 66 Stockbridge. Swaledale ­– 71 Burblethwaite, 69 Eirinntalla, 69, 60 Low House, 68, 60 Hill Top Farm, 67 High Bewaldeth, 66 Kirkland House, 65 The Wath, 61 Stockbridge, 60 Frizington Hall. Beltex – 70(x2) Stephney Farm. Kerryhill – 68 Ryhola Meadow, 58 Middlegill Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 65 Robinson Place. Valais Blacknose X – 60(x2) Hundith Hill. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 131 Hundith Hill, 122, 120 Robin Hood, 112 , 110, 109, 90 High Bewaldeth, 108 Easthwaite Farm. Bluefaced Leicester – 101 Burblethwaite, 88 Low House. Mule – 70 Robin Hood. Kerryhill – 67 Middlegill Farm. Swaledale – 65 Burblethwaite. Herdwick – 59 Stool End Farm, 56 Fold Head Farm.

 

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