Sale Report: 7 June 2017 Primestock

On Wednesday 7th June 2017, Mitchells Auction Company, Cockermouth, held the sale of primestock with 40 cattle, comprising 27 cast cows, 13 bulls and clean cattle, and 1241 sheep presented to a full ring of buyers.

Prime bulls were met by a strong demand with P & PI Walker, Beechcroft selling a Limousin for 225.5 pence per kilo and grossed £1569.48.

Cast cows remained a terrific trade with all grades in demand. JA & AVN Birkett, Grange Farm sold the leading price cow per kilo at 189.5 (£1133.21).

Many more cattle of all ages and grades could be sold to the vendors advantage

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 225.50 Beechcroft, 218.50 Lake View, 217.50 Ellenbank, 199.50 Lamplugh Hall, 188.50 Row Hall. British Blue – 180.50 Ellenbank. Holstein Friesian – 178.50 (x2) Prospect House Farm, 169.50 Row Hall, 165.50 Lamplugh Hall.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1569.48 Beechcroft, 1400.70 Ellenbank, 1315.73 Row Hall, 1302.74 Lamplugh Hall, 1267.30 Lake View. Holstein Friesian –1263.78, 1187.03 Prospect House Farm, 1050.90 Row Hall, 1032.72 Lamplugh Hall. British Blue – 1070.37 Ellenbank.

 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 189.50 Grange Farm, 161.50 Terrace Farm, 160.50 Eastlands, 154.50, 148.50 Woodhall Brow Farm. Holstein Friesian –130.50, 101.50 Barnyard, 109.50 Pelutho Grange. Holstein – 119.50 Marlborough Hall. British Blue – 119.50 Broom Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1133.21 Grange Farm, 1097.82, 841.60 Eastlands, 1047.51, 1033.56, 789.45 Woodhall Brow Farm, 952.85 Terrace Farm. Holstein Friesian – 1128.83, 761.25 Barnyard, 755.55 Pelutho Grange. British Blue – 963.87, 858.38, 786.31 Broom Farm. Holstein – 794.68 Marlborough Hall.

 

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 156.50 Marlborough Hall, 125.50 Pica Cottages. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 137.50 High Moss. Charolais – 131.50 Hemplands Farm.

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1593.17 Marlborough Hall, 1029.10 Pica Cottages. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 1498.75 High Moss. Charolais – 1321.58 Hemplands Farm.

 

Prime Sheep

Spring lambs have continued to rise in price with the sale averaging 250.7ppk vendors left ecstatic with early lamb prices. 32-39 kilo lambs averaged 248.56 pence while 39.1 – 45.5 kilo lambs averaged 251.63 pence. TA Byers, Ellenbank sold a Texel to Robert Skelton for 315p and weighed 40 kilos. Leading the sale per head at £130 was M/s Cartmel, High Low Hall with a 53 kilo Texel lamb which sold to Wilson’s Butchers, Egremont

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 315 Ellenbank, 288.40 Home Farm, 287.50 Crosshow Farm, 278, 272.10 Loughhead Farm, 275 Sycamore House, 274.40 Hollins Farm, 274.40 Moor Platt Farm, 270.70 Croft House, 270.70 Park House Farm. Suffolk – 275 Crosshow Farm, 260.70, 256.80 Home Farm, 257, 251.20 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 255, 254.80 The Stable, 246.60 Fairladies Farm, 246.50 Croft House, 245.10 Woodside Farm. Charollais – 261.50 Oughterside Mill, 253.80 Ashley Grove, 250, 246.30, 243.90 Birks Farm, 221.40 Park House Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 221.20 Ribton House. Zwartable – 207.10 Loughhead Farm.

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 130 High Low Hall, 127 Blue Dial, 126 Ellenbank, 126 Petteril Bank, 126, 125 Meadow Farm, 125 High Flatts, 124 Home Farm, 123 (x2) Wardhall Guards. Suffolk – 123, 120, 113, 108 Home Farm, 121 Crosshow Farm, 110.50 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 108.50, 106 Fairladies Farm, 107 The Stable, 106 Croft House. Charollais – 102 Oughterside Mill, 101 Birks Farm, 100 (x2) Birks Farm, 99 Ashley Grove, 93 Park House Farm. Zwartable – 87 Loughhead Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 73 Ribton House.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Swaledale – 188.20 Far End Farm, 115 Ribton House. Texel – 180 Crakeplace Hall, 179.30 Fern Close, 170.80 Hole Beck, 169.60, 164.90 Mossergate Farm, 161.70 Ashley Grove, 158.70 Newton Field, 158.20 Ribton House, 156.10 Newton Field, 153.80 Croftside Farm. Herdwick – 171.40 Far End Farm, 164.50 Burnt House Farm, 144.10 Outgang Farm, 134.90 Hollins Farm. Suffolk – 170.70 Far End Farm, 167 Highfield Farm.Texel x Herdwick – 162.80 Outgang Farm, 148.90 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Cheviot – 148.80 Newton Field, 137.50 Hollins. Mule – 135 Ribton House.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 106 Ribton House, 97, 95, 94 Mossergate Farm, 85 (x2) Newton Field, 82.50 Fern Close, 82 Ellenbank, 82 Hole Beck, 81 Crakeplace Hall. Cheviot – 82.50 Hollins, 61 Newton Field. Mule – 81 Ribton House. Suffolk – 70 Far End Farm, 70 Highfield Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 70 Outgang Farm, 70 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Swaledale – 64 Far End Farm. Herdwick – 60 Far End Farm, 58 Hollins, 51 Burnt House Farm.Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 118, 105 Crosshow Farm, 116, 100, 96 The Croft, 111 The Brow, 104 Gate Farm, 102 Outgang Farm, 100 Sycamore House, 97 The How. Suffolk – 113, 97 Croft House, 110, 108 Crosshow Farm, 103 Mosser Mains Farm, 90 Birks Farm. Bluefaced Leicester – 102 Mossermains Farm. Rouge – 79 Birks Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 78 Grange Grassings. Mule – 70, 59 Mosser Mains Farm, 70 Gate Farm, 66, 60 Fairladies Farm, 64 Fern Close, 62 Ashley Grove, 60 Low Garth. Herdwick – 70 Mosser Mains Farm, 64 Scalderskew, 60 Sword House, 55 Croft Side Farm, 52 Outgang Farm. Swaledale – 66 Low Garth, 64 Mosser Mains Farm, 60, 56 Bridge End, 59, 54 Row Farm, 50, 49 Hollins Farm. Cheviot – 60 Scalderskew.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 96 Ashley Grove, 90 Park House Farm, 87 Bridge End. Herdwick – 72 Hollins.

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