Sale Report: Friday 19th January 2018 Store & breeding stock

On Friday 19th January 2018 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding stock.

A good show of store cattle maintained recent high rates delighting vendors. Top price today of £1235.00 for a Blonde steer from Messrs AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow Farm. Heifers to £1195.00 for a Limousin from DF Walker, Oxenriggs. Younger types topped at £1095 for two Limousin steers from Messrs Walton, Low Kinmont.

Store cattle

Steer: – Blonde – 1235 Woodhall Brow Farm. Limousin – 1155, 1105, 1085 Rowbrow Park, 1105 Annaside Farm, 1105 Low Eskholme, 1095 Low Kinmont, 1095 Drigg Moorside, 1085 Low Boonwood, 1075 Coniston Hall. British Blue – 1115, 1105, 1075, 1055, 1045, 1025 Croft Farm, 1045 Low Godderthwaite, 1015 Drigg Moorside. Aberdeen Angus – 1115 Stockbridge, 825 Low Godderthwaite, 765 Hollins. Simmental – 935 Coniston Hall Farm, 755 Muncaster Head Farm. Charolais – 935 Hemplands Farm, 625 Muncaster Head Farm. Holstein Friesian – 685, 575 East Farm.

Heifer: – Limousin – 1195 Oxenriggs, 1165, 1145, 1085 Low Eskholme, 1155, 1065 Hall Stanton, 1135, 1065 Grange Grassings, 1105 Stockbridge, 1045 Linewath. British Blue – 1185, 1095 Grange Grassings, 1085 Woodhall Brow Farm, 1025 Linewath, 785 Wood End Farm. Blonde – 1095, 1045 Woodhall Brow Farm. Charolais – 1025 Linewath, 975 Drigg Moorside.

Bulls:- Limousin – 1045, 955 Grange Farm, 885 Park House Farm. Simmental – 805, 795 Nr Swallowhurst. British Blue – 785 Park House Farm.

Store Cows: – Limousin – 835 Oxenriggs, 795 Grange Farm, 735 Charles Ground. British Blue – 755 Hill Top.

Stirks:- Limousin – 595, 525 What House Farm.

Bull Calves :– British Blue – 260 Aikbank. Aberdeen Angus – 210 Aikbank. Holstein Friesian – 95, 60 Aikbank.

Heifer Calves :– Aberdeen Angus – 190 Aikbank.

Incalf Cow:– British Blue – 1120 Wasdale Head Hall.

Cow & Heifer Calf:- Aberdeen Angus – 980 High House Farm.

Sheep

A small entry of in-lamb ewes attracted great interest and sold to a strong trade.

In-lamb Ewes:- Texel – 140 Dovenby Craggs.

A good trade prevailed with hoggs in keen demand. Top of £83 for Texel hoggs from BJ Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton.

Store Hoggs:- Texel – 83, 77, 72.50, 67 Beck Farm, 77, 71, 68 Quarrybank, 75 Swallow Heights, 65, 61 Cragg Farm. Texel x Herdwick – 65 Swallow Heights, 44 Whinnah Lodge. Herdwick – 34.50 Taw House.

 

 

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