Sale Report: Friday 26th May 2017 Breeding stock

Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth, held their Second main sale of 1000 Ewes and Hoggs with lambs at foot.

This sale attracted a return attendance of regular buyers which were localised and travelled. Prices were exceptionally dear this being a reflection of the strong cast ewe and prime lamb trade that we are experiencing.

Leading the sale were a pen of Mule hoggs with Texel lambs at foot selling for £86 per life for Mr J Clark, Mossergate Farm.

Ewes & Lambs:-Texel –75, 68 Elva Plain, 70, 66 The Brow, 68, 67, 61 Croft House Farm. Jacob – 61 Easthwaite Farm. Badger Face – 60 Bleawath Farm. Mule – 59, 56 Gill Bank. Cheviot – 55 Wallend Farm. Herdwick – 53.50, 41 Wallend Farm, 51 Fangs Brow, 46, 45, 44 Tilberthwaite Farm, 44, 43 Fell Foot Farm, 43 Easthwaite Farm, 42 Scalderskew. Texel x Herdwick – 52 Crookdale Cottages, 51.50 Wallend Farm.

Hoggs & Lambs:- Mule – 86 (x2), 68 Mossergate Farm. Texel – 76, 70 Mossergate Farm.

Geld Hoggs:- Mule – 116 Mossergate Farm, 107, 80 Seat House, 100 Ghyll Farm.

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