Sale Report: 7th August 2019 Primestock

On Wednesday 7th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 2,881 prime sheep including 2110 lambs and 771 cast ewes and rams.

Prime Bulls and Cast Cows sold to similar rates to recent weeks to a top of 186.5p or £1283.12 for a Limousin Bull from T & MD Beaty, Langhorn Farm, Egremont. Cows topped at 159.5p for a Blonde from WCG Holdings, Eirinntalla, Ennerdale. Black and whites to 144.5p for a Holstein Friesian from Messrs Carruthers, East Farm, Crosscanonby.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 186.50, 180.50 Langhorn, 179.50 Lamplugh Hall. British Blue – 179.50, 169.50 Lowca Cottage Farm. Holstein Friesian – 163.50 Lamplugh Hall, 145.50 Waverbank.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1283.12, 1221.99 Langhorn, 1161.37 Lamplugh Hall. British Blue – 1184.70 Lowca Cottage Farm. Holstein Friesian – 1136.33 Lamplugh Hall, 920.70 Waverbank.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Blonde – 159.50, 147.50 Eirinntalla. Holstein Friesian – 144.50 East Farm, 127.50, 113.50 Watson Hill, 125.50 Hodgson Green, 114.50 Brow Top Farm, 112.50 Waites Farm, 109.50 Burton House Farm. Limousin – 140.50 Eirinntalla, 139.50 Rose Farm, 129.50 Croft End Farm. British Blue – 125.50 Mosser Mains Farm. British Shorthorn – 123.50 Bent Ash Farm. Holstein – 123.50 Frizington Hall.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Holstein – 997.88 Frizington Hall. Limousin – 970.92 Rose Farm, 941.35 Eirinntalla, 893.55 Croft End Farm. Holstein Friesian – 961.33 Hodgson Green, 953.70 East Farm, 812.95 Brow Top Farm, 789.75 Waites Farm, 781.83 Burton House Farm, 780.70 Hunday Farm, 772.65 Watson Hill. British Shorthorn – 910.20 Bent Ash Farm. Blonde – 902.77, 826.00 Eirinntalla. British Blue – 822.03 Mosser Mains Farm.

Prime Sheep

A large entry of 2110 prime lambs sold to another super trade with all classes well bid for. Top of £117 was paid for a Texel Lamb from G Gate, Hollins Farm, Eaglesfield purchased by Mohamed Alam. Top pence per kilo was 233.3p for Texel Lambs from J Sewell, Mayfield, Cockermouth purchased by Jimmy Blenkhorn.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 233.30, 231.10 Mayfield, 229.50, 229.20 Wardwarrow, 225 High Moss, 223.10 Parsonage Farm, 222.50 Bothel Craggs, 222 Upmanby, 221.20 Lamplugh Hall, 220.90 Briary Bank. Beltex – 216.20, 213.80 Green Marsh, 214.80, 214.30, 214.10, 207.90, 206 Braithwaite Farm, 211.10 Park House, 210.50 Mayfield, 206.30 Flimby Hall. Suffolk – 202.40, 194.60 Far End Farm, 198.80 Croft House, 190 Fairfield. Dutch Spotted – 200 Sandhills. Charollais – 197.80 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Bleu Du Maine – 195.10 Croftside, 192.50 Woodside Cottage. Cheviot – 192.40 Cragg House. Mule – 180, 179.50 Milstone Moor, 179.10 Swinside End

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 117, 113 Hollins, 116 Parsonage, 115 Lamplugh Hall, 111 Upmanby, 110 High Flatts, 110 Wardwarrow, 109 Robin Hood, 109 Summerhill, 108 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Suffolk – 109, 83 Far End Farm, 95 Fairfield, 83.50 Croft House. Beltex – 95 Park House, 94.50, 90 Braithwaite Farm, 90.50 Mayfield, 90, 89 Green Marsh, 88 Woodhall Brow Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 93 Orthwaite Hall. Dutch Spotted – 92 Sandhills. Bleu Du Maine – 80 Croftside, 77 Woodside. Charollais – 89 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 82 Croft House. Mule – 77 Swinside End, 74 Beechcroft. Cheviot – 63.50, 63 Cragg House Farm.

A good entry of Cast ewes maintained recent high rates to a top of £130 for a pen of Texels from J Sewell, Mayfield, Cockermouth. Mules to £87 from Messrs Jackson, Scalesmoor, Lamplugh. Fell ewes topped at £49 for a pen of Swaledales from J Stobart, Howbeck Lodge, Hesket New Market.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 130, 121, 115(2) Mayfield, 119, 112, 110 Parkhouse Farm, 109 Prospect House Farm. Beltex – 109, 98 Parkhouse Farm. Suffolk – 96, 86 Brow Top Farm, 96, 88 Scalesmoor, 90, 82 Prospect House Farm, 87 Westray Farm. Bleu du Maine – 91 Fieldside. Mule – 87 Scalesmoor, 79 High Boonwood, 76 Shatton Lodge Farm, 75 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 75 East Townend, 74 Hollins Farm, 73 Rose Farm, 73 Upmanby Farm. Zwartble – 82 Croftfield House. Cheviot – 62 Chapel Farm. Swaledale – 49 Howbeck Lodge, 48 Grange Farm, 43 Knott Houses, 40 Far End Farm, 40 Orthwaite Hall. Texel X Herdwick – 46.50 Knott Houses, 45 Far End Farm. Herdwick – 39 Far End Farm, 38.50 Knott Houses, 36, 33 Wha House Farm, 32 Brimmer Head, 31 Ponsonby Old Hall. Jacob – 35 Chapel Farm.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Bluefaced Leicester – 109, 95 Shatton Lodge Farm. Texel – 106 Far End Farm, 100, 85 Mosser Mains Farm, 95 Stybeck Farm, 93 Wha House Farm. Berrichon – 100, 81 Stybeck Farm. Herdwick – 68 Stybeck Farm, 57 Penny Hill, 54 Orthwaite Hall, 51 Chapel Farm.

 

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