Sale Report: 9th December 2015 Primestock

On Wednesday 9th December 2015, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 57 cattle, comprising of 25 cull cattle, 32 prime bulls, 2526 prime and cast sheep comprising 2240 lambs and 286 ewes and rams presented to the buyers.

With a good show of bulls leading the sale was a tremendous Limousin bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall selling for £1445.61 to Thomas Fell (200.50 pence per kilo).

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  – Limousin – 205.5, 200.5 Lamplugh Hall, 202.5, 193.5, 191.5 Bank House, 192.5 Brow Top Farm. Blonde – 204.5, 201.5 High House Farm. British Blue – 189.5 Bank House, 184.5 Waverbank. Friesian – 156.5, 152.5 Hall Santon, 151.5, 150.5 Grange Farm. Holstein – 156.5, 151.5 Low Scaw. Holstein Friesian – 152.5 Lamplugh Hall, 141.5 Brow Top Farm, 139.5, 135.5 Waverbank

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1445.61, 1257.66 Lamplugh Hall, 1178.10 Brow Top Farm, 1077.80, 1050.98, 1011.12 Bank House, 1018.43 Waverbank. Blonde – 1396.74, 1213.03 High House Farm. British Blue – 1256.39 Bank House, 1027.67 Waverbank. Holstein – 985.66 North Lodge, 956.80, 949.91 Low Scaw. Holstein Friesian – 948.55 Lamplugh Hall, 800.73 Waverbank. Friesian – 870.09, 847.32 Grange Farm, 809.78 Hall Santon.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 113.5, 107.5 Lake View, 106.5 Low Stowbank. Charolais – 112.5 Brow Top Farm. Friesian – 103.5 Weary Hall Farm. Holstein Friesian – 97.5 Dearham Hall, 87.5, 80.50 Langfauld, 82 Bridge Petton. Ayrshire – 85.5 Rosewain Farm. Holstein – 83.5 Bridge Petton, 80.50 Low Scaw.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £): – Charolais – 876.38 Brow Top Farm. Limousin – 828.55, 766.48 Lake View. Holstein – 781.56, 677.04 Bridge Petton. Holstein Friesian – 776.54 Bridge Petton, 684.45 Dearham Hall, 599.43 Tarnhow, 584.50 Langfauld. Friesian – 683.10 Weary Hall Farm. Ayrshire – 568.58 Rosewain Farm.

OTM Bulls (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Aberdeen Angus – 118.5 Dearham Hall.

 OTM Bulls (Top price per head – £):-  Aberdeen Angus – 1353.27 Dearham Hall.

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Hereford – 103.5 Church Farm

 OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Hereford – 710.01 Church Farm.

Prime Sheep

Lamb prices followed the national trend this week averaging 158.8 pence per kilo. Top price of the day went to a shapely Beltex lamb from MI & M Palmer, East Townend selling to Steven Stoddart for £100.  Leading price per kilo at 243.60 pence was a wonderful pen of Texel lambs from AE & VJ Errington, Beckhouse Farm selling to Vivers Scotlamb.

Prime Lambs (pence per kilo):-  Texel – 243.60 Beckhouse Farm, 217.50 Croftside Farm, 217.10 Parsonage Farm, 207.30 Rook Farm, 207 East Townend, 203.60 Hill Farm, 202.40 Cherrytree House, 201.30, 196.20 Sandhills Farm, 200 Grange Farm, 193.90 Croftside Farm. Beltex – 257.10, 246.20, 216.30 Mayfield, 225, 200(x2), 198.80 Swallowdene, 217.40 East Townend, 209.50, 191.50, 187.50 Nook Farm, 195.80 Sycamore House.  Bleu Du Maine – 188.80, 169.80, 162.20 Rietfontien, 171.70 High Low Hall, 158, 144.70 Row Farm.  Charollais – 172.60 Ullock Mains, 165.60, 160.40 Birks Farm, 150 West Head Farm.  Suffolk – 166.30 Byresteads, 163.30 Scales Farm, 160.60 Stone Croft, 158.10 Beck Grange, 156 Westray Farm, 155.60 High Flatts, 154.50 East Townend, 150 Ribton House.  Texel X Herdwick – 163.20 Stone Croft, 161 Croftside Farm, 160 Rowbrow Park, 159.10 Church Stile Farm, 157.10(x2) East House, 156.10 Howe Gill Farm, 155.80 Ponsonby Old Hall, 155.70 Eirinntalla, 155.60 Stone Ends, 155 Grange Grassings.  Cheviot – 157.50 Weary Hall Style, 152.70, 150 Lanefoot.  Mule – 156 Kirkland House, 154 Town End, 153 Manor House Farm, 152.20 Low House, 151.20 Gill Brow, 150 Willows Farm, 150 Ribton House, 148.90 Wythop Hall.  Scotch Blackface – 155.70 Pasture House.  Herdwick – 150 Howside, 143.10 Pasture House, 141.20 West Head Farm, 139.20 Nook Farm, 138.20 Chapel Farm, 137.90 Millbeck Hall.  Swaledale – 150 Rakefoot, 150 Manor House Farm, 147.60 Bleabank, 146.30 Millbeck Hall, 145.60 Wythop Hall, 144.60 Cockley Gill, 141.40 West Head Farm.  Zwartble – 138.80 East Townend.  Bluefaced Leicester – 126 Wythop Hall.

Prime Lambs (£ per head):-  Beltex – 100 East Townend, 96, 90, 86.50 Mayfield,  90, 88, 86 Swallowdene,  90 (x2), 88, 86(x3) Nook Farm.  Texel – 95 Beckhouse Fam, 90, 89, 86.50 Hollins Farm, 89 East Townend, 89 Parsonage Farm, 87 Croftside Farm, 86(x2) Riggingill, 85.50 Hill Farm, 85 Cherrytree House, 85 Rook Farm.  Suffolk – 83, 75.50 Scalesmoor, 77, 69, 68 East Townend, 73.50 Scales Farm, 71.50 Byresteads, 70 High Flatts, 68.50 Westray Farm.  Bleu Du Maine – 79 High Low Hall, 75.50, 73, 60 Rietfontien, 72.50, 68 Row Farm.  Texel X Herdwick – 79, 75.50, 68, 66 Croftside Farm, 75.50, 69.50 Howe Gill Farm, 73 East House, 72 Rietfontien, 67 Ponsonby Old Hall, 67 Rowbrow Park.  Charollais – 77, 74.50 Birks Farm, 72.50 Ullock Mains.  Mule – 69.50 Town End, 69 Eirinntalla, 68.50 Low House, 67 Wythop Hall, 66 Willows Farm, 66 Grange Farm, 65.50 Kirkland House, 62.50 East House, 62.50 Moorland Close, 62 Gill Brow.  Zwartble – 68 East Townend.  Cheviot – 67.50, 56.50 Lanefoot, 63 Weary Hall Style. Bluefaced Leicester – 63 Wythop Hall.  Swaledale – 60.50 Bleabank, 58.50, 51 Millbeck Hall, 58 Wythop Hall, 53.50 Cockley Gill, 52, 51  Rakefoot,  51 Manor House Farm, 51 Lanefoot, 50.50(x2) Eirinntalla.  Scotch Blackface – 54.50 Pasture House.  Herdwick – 51.50 Pasture House, 51.50 Nook Farm, 50 Smaithwaite, 48 Howside, 48 West Head Farm, 47 Chapel Farm, 45.50 Millbeck Hall.    

Cast Ewes (Top price £ per head):- Texel – 100, 86, 82, 80, 79 x2 Swallowdene, 95 Mayfield, 85 x8 Sandhills, 85 Rose Farm, 80 Row Farm. Beltex – 85 Mayfield. Suffolk – 68 Birks Farm, 60 Cockley Gill. Blue Faced Leicester – 76 Littletown, 55, 52 Askhill. Rouge – 62 Birks Farm. Cheviot – 45 x4 Burnthwaite. Swaledale – 42 x7 Willows, 39 x7, 34 x5 Grange Farm, 37.50 x11, 29.50 x14 Chapel House, 35 x10, 20 How Hall, 31 x10 Littletown. Mule – 79, 58 x2, 50 x3 Grange Farm, 63.50 x2 Parsonage, 57 x4 Sandhills, 55 x2 Scalesmoor, 55 x4 Riggingill, 54 x23 Blakehills, 53 Rose Farm. Herdwick – 36 x4, 32.50 x2 Burnthwaite, 35 x6 How Hall, 34 x24, 22 x19 Littletown, 32, 26 Cockley Gill, 29 x2 Millbeck Hall, 29 Hinning House.

Rams (Top price per head – £):- Blue Faced Leicester – 70 Valhalla. Beltex – 53 Mayfield. Texel – 74, 66 Stonecroft, 73 Birks Farm, 60 Sale Fell. Swaledale – 58 How Hall. Herdwick – 50, 49.50 Burnthwaite.

 

 

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