Sale Report: Friday 11th May 2018 Storestock

On Friday 11th May 2018 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding stock.

Store cattle were sold to the usual ringside of buyers with yearling type bullock and heifer prices rather sharper on the fortnight.

Steer: – Aberdeen Angus – 1175, 1085, 1055, 925 Croft Farm, 995, 885 Brook Cottage, 925 Row End Farm. Charollais – 1175, 1105 Westray Farm, 1075, 805 Croft Farm. Limousin – 1165, 1145, 1085 Newtonfield, 1095 Hall Stanton, 1035, 1015 Low Eskholme, 1005 Low Snab, 975 The Faulds, 975 Burns Farm, 965 Hill Top Farm. British Blue – 1095 Newtonfield, 1055, 965 East Townend, 975 Fairladies Farm, 965 Drigg Moorside, 905 Hill Top Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 985 Armaside Farm. Hereford – 905 East Townend Farm. Blonde – 855 Woodhall Brow Farm. British Friesian – 825, 815 Newbiggin Farm. Holstein Friesian – 705 Westray Farm.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1155, 1065 Hall Santon, 1055 The Faulds, 1045 Willows Farm, 1045 Lake View, 1035, 1025, 995 High Side Farm, 1025 Low Eskholme. British Blue – 1085 Armaside Farm, 1065 Woodhall Brow Farm, 985 Row End Farm, 975 Overcroft, 975 Rowbrow Park, 945 East Townend, 925 Drigg Moorside. Blonde – 1075 Woodhall Brow Farm, 915 The Faulds. Simmental – 1055, 1025 Waterloo Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1045, 1025, 865, 855 Croft Farm, 915 Row End Farm, 835 Armaside Farm. Charolais – 1025 Croft Farm, 905, 845 Drigg Moorside. Hereford – 1005 Armaside, 965 Waterloo Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 975, 935 Armaside Farm.

Bulls:- Limousin – 785 Mite House Farm, 745, 665 Quarry Bank Farm, 675 Wythop Hall, 655 Windergill. Holstein – 715 Dovenby Craggs. Holstein Friesian – 635 Dovenby Craggs, 475 Syke Beck, 435 Mite House Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 565, 545 Fleming Hall. Hereford – 525 Fleming Hall. British Blue – 505 Whins Farm. British Friesian – 435 Mite House Farm.

Store Cows: – Simmental – 1070, 885, 795 Strudda Bank. Aberdeen Angus – 815 Whins Farm. British Blue – 900, 715 Strudda Bank.

Calves again are needed to fulfil a regular source of buyers. Trade seen for calves on offer was very high.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 410, 305 Lowca Cottage. Aberdeen Angus – 340, 275 Aikbank. South Devon – 200 Aikbank. Holstein Friesian – 70 Aikbank.

Heifer Calves :– British Blue – 345, 315 Aikbank, 290 Lowca Cottage Farm. South Devon – 190, 180 Aikbank.

Stirks: – Hereford – 665, 645, 485, 355 Parkside Road. Limousin – 535 Punderland Farm. Holstein Friesian – 235 Waites Farm, 230 The Buildings.

Ewes and lambs were sold to a packed ringside of prospective buyers resulting in high prices throughout this obviously a reflection in the high prime and cast sheep prices.

Ewes & Lambs: – Suffolk – 73,66, 59 Wallend Farm, 54 Stockhill, 63 Penny Hill, Texel – 70, 65, 60 Stockhill, 69 High House, 64 Joann Bungalow, 62 Wallend Farm, 62, 61, 59 Pennyhill. Cheviot – 56 High House. Mule – 65, 60 Stockhill Kennels, 62, 54 Wallend Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 52 Wallend Farm. Herdwick – 48, 44, 41 Crosbythwaite Farm. Kerryhill – 45 Joann Bungalow.

 

 

 

 

 

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