Sale Report: 8th September 2017- Store & breeding stock & monthly dairy sale

On Friday 8th September 2017 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of 244 store cattle, breeding cattle, stirks and calves also 1108 store lambs. The monthly sale of Dairy cattle included 7 freshly calved cows & heifers.

An excellent entry of store cattle was presented and sold very well to a good local ringside of buyer.

Leading the sale was a British Blue steer from M/s Sharp, Holmecroft which sold for £1255.

Store cattle

Steer: – British Blue – 1255, 1245, 1235, 1200, 1195, 1175, 1035 Holmecroft Farm, 1195 Seaview, 1175 Craika Lodge, 1155, 1145, 1105 Seaview, 1085 Braeside, 1075, 1055, 1045 Syke Beck, 1045 West End Farm, 1035 Overcroft, 1055 Mayfield. Limousin -1235, 1225 Craika Lodge, 1215 High House, 1175, 1105 Broom Farm, 1155 Hall Santon, 1145, 1095, 1085 Midtown Farm, 1125 Braeside, 1115 Ehenside Farm, 1105 West End Farm, 1105 Riggingill, 1085, 1075 Beck Farm. Hereford – 1195 High House, 1085, 1075, 1015 Bracken Howe. Montbeliarde – 1095 West End Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 985(x2) Stockbridge, 705 Stool End Farm. Charolais – 1095 Bracken Howe, 1085 Rakefoot. Whitebred Shorthorn – 935, 895(x3) Seaview. Friesian – 665 Acrewalls, 625 Home Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 665(x7) Acrewalls. Simmental – 585 Home Farm.

Heifer: – Charolais– 1145, 1105, 1095, 1085, 1015(x2), 985 Rakefoot, 1115(x2) Beck Farm. Limousin– 1125(x2), 1035 Hall Santon, 1075(x3), 1035(x2) Gibbtarn Farm, 1045 Ehenside Farm, 1025 High House, 1025, 985(x4) Harley Croft, 1015(x2) Broom Farm, 995(x2), 975(x2) Stargill Farm, 995(x2) Hollows Farm, 985 West End Farm, 965 Beck Farm, 955 Threapland Lees. British Blue– 1105 Holmecroft Farm, 1035, 975 Syke Beck, 1025(x2) Ehenside Farm, 945(x2) Threapland Lees. Blonde– 1085, 945, 875 Woodside Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1055, 845(x2) East Townend, 995 Stool End Farm, 895 Threapland Lees. Montbeliarde– 1045 West End Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin- 1015(x2), 965 Lamplugh Hall. Holstein Friesian– 685, 665(x2), 645(x2) Lamplugh Hall. Friesian– 455(x3) Stainburn Hall

Store Cow:- Limousin– 945 Gibbtarn Farm, 925, 845 Holmecroft Farm. Holstein– 695, 655 Gibbtarn Farm.

Bull Calves :- British Blue- 385, 355, 340(x3), 330 Lowca Cottage.  Limousin- 330 Frizington Parks.

Heifer Calves:- British Blue- 310 Frizington Parks.

 

Store Lambs

Store lambs sold to the usual ringside of buyers. Prices for the best sorts were in keeping with previous sales though weathered lambs were rather cheaper.

Store lambs:- Texel- 70, 61 Troughton Hall, 70, 60 Walkhurst Cottage, 67.50, 61 High Bewaldeth, 62.50 Punderland Farm, 62 Mireside, 61.50 Watergate Farm Cottage, 58.50 Gill Bank, 58, 57.50, 57.50, 57 Woodhall Brow Farm. Suffolk- 59 Troughton Hall, 46 Burnthwaite Farm, 42 Gatra Farm. Cheviot- 54 Rannerdale, 46 Gill Bank, 43 Wood End Farm. Texel x Herdwick- 51.50 High Seaton, 49, 47 Burnthwaite Farm, 46, 45 Whinnah Lodge, 45 Mosser Heights. Mule- 49.50 High Bewaldeth, 46.50, 40 Gill Bank, 43 Mosser Heights. Swaledale- 33.50 Mireside. Herdwick- 29.50 Mireside.

 

Feeding Ewes:- Cheviot- 71, 56 Rannerdale.

 

Dairy Cattle

The monthly sale of dairy cattle saw a smaller entry of 7 head, what it lacked in numbers it made up for in quality with prices topping at £1620 for a freshly calved heifer from regular consignors WC & J Leak, Hill Farm.

 

Heifers in MilkHolstein Friesian – 1620 Hill Farm, 1450(x2) Willows Farm. Friesian – 1350, 1250, 1220 Harrington Parks.

 

Cows in MilkHolstein Friesian – 920 Willows Farm.

 

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