Sale Report: Primestock 19th September 2018

On Wednesday 19th September Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 96 cattle comprising 56 cull cattle and 40 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2019 prime sheep, including 697 lambs and 1322 cast ewes and rams presented for sale to a full ring of buyers.

Topping the sale in price per kilo was a heifer from A & L Gott, Prospect House selling for 218.5p per kg to G Chapman.  Leading the sale in price per head was a Charolais Bull achieving £1436.00 from P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft, Mockerkin and purchased by TL Fell.

Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 218.5 Prospect House Farm, 210.5 Hunday Farm.

Prime Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1166.79 Prospect House Farm, 1153.54 Hunday Farm.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 214.5, 210.5, 205.5 ( x 2) East House, 213.5 Prospect House 210.5 Lake View, 209.5, 206.5 Setmabanning, 208.5 Lamplugh Hall. British Blue – 210.5 Beech Croft, 193.5, 189.5, 188.5, 183.5, 182.5, 180.5 Greengill Farm, 180.5 Lodge Farm. Charolais – 200.0 Beech Croft. Holstein Friesian –  174.5 Row Hall 174.5, 172.5  Lamplugh Hall, 169.5 Sea View, 153.5, 152.5 Grange Farm, 149.5, 148.5, 147.5 Threapland Lees.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Charolais – 1436.00 Beech Croft. Limousin – 1413.37, 1306.98, 1139.54  Prospect House Farm 1406.14, 1381.38, 1101.48 East House, 1395.62 Lake View, 1361.51 Lamplugh Hall , 1302.57 Langhorn, 1223.48, 1212.16 Setmabanning, 1132.56 Lodge Farm.  British Blue – 1368.25 Beech Croft 1308.06, 1288.45, 1263.50, 1262.48, 1230.91, 1140.79 Greengill Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 1035.00, 1019.08  Lamplugh Hall, 1022.57 Row Hall, 939.42, 904.33 Grange Farm,  821.21 812.25 Threapland Lees.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue – 159.5 Hill Top, 135.5 Mosser Mains, 128.5 Overcroft.  Limousin – 158.5 High Bewaldeth, 153.5, 124.5 Elva Plain, 150.5 East House, 137.5, 134.5 Croft House, 130.5 Rakefoot, 125.5 Cragg Farm, 125.5 Overcroft. Charolais – 138.5 Mosser Heights 121.5 Mosser Mains Farm. Holstein Friesian – 129.5 Barnyard, 127.5, 126.5 Frizington Hall, 127.5 99.5 Burton House Farm, 108.5, 106.5  Marlborough Hall, 107.5, 101.5 Mayfield, 99.5 Row Hall,  97.5 Aikbank. Aberdeen Angus – 125.5 Rakefoot 122.5 Mosser Heights   

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1206.51, 831.66 Elva Plain, 1104.75 High Bewaldeth, 928.59 East House, 918.50, 901.15 Croft House. British Blue – 1180.30 Hill Top, 966.32, 886.65 Overcroft, 883.46 Mosser Mains. Charolais – 1173.10 Mosser Heights, 964.71 Mosser Mains Farm. Holstein Friesian – 1006.94, 863.18 Frizington Hall, 915.57 Barnyard, 867.00 Burton House Farm, 810.50, 713.55  Marlborough Hall. Aberdeen Angus – 842.80 Mosser Heights 830.81 Rakefoot

OTM BULL (Top price per head – £):- Beef Shorthorn – 1003.20 Woodhow Farm.

OTM BULL (Top price per kilo – pence):- Beef Shorthorn – 104.50 Woodhow Farm.

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Aberdeen Angus – 186.5 Sneckyeat Farm. Holstein Friesian – 126.5, 115.5 Row Hall.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Aberdeen Angus – 1070.51 Sneckyeat Farm. Holstein Friesian – 948.75 810.81 Row Hall.

Prime Sheep

The SQQ this week was 176.2ppk with 39kg-45kg lambs at 178.7ppk.  The leading price per kilo was a shapely Texel lamb from Holliday & Graham, Bolton Wood Lane Farm selling for 242.6 pence per kilo to Wilson Butchers of Egremont.  Top price achieved was a Texel lamb from J Hope, Orthwaite Hall selling for £123 to Haighs, Butchers of Workington.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 242.60 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 241.20, 239.60, 212 Orthwaite Hall, 228.60, 228.30, 210.40 Hollins Farm, 226.90 Wardhall Guards, 225.50 Salter Hall, 222.90, 218.60, 216.30 Fieldside, 222.40, 221.30, 212.50 Green Marsh, 222.20 Stargill Farm, 220.80, 209.50 Whinnerah, 220 Stargill Farm, 213.60 Dockray Nook. Suffolk – 182.10 Blake Hills, 173.50 Frizington Parks, 171.30 Acrewalls, 170.90 Ryhola Meadow, 159.80 Whinnerah, 155.40 Ewanrigg Farm. Mule – 173.20 Ryhola Meadow, 169 Rook Farm, 158.30 Baggra Yeat, 156.70 Whinnerah, 148 Orchard Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 173 Orthwaite Hall, 169 Grange Grassings, 165.80 Stone Ends. Bleu du Maine – 168.20 Row Farm. Herdwick – 150 Outagang Farm.

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 123, 115, 106 Orthwaite Hall, 121, 112, 103, 102, 101 Hollins Farm, 118 Wardhall Guards, 114 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 110, 109, 104, 102 Green Marsh, 107, 106 Fieldside, 106 Row Farm, 106 Whinnerah, 106 Salter Hall, 102, 101 Meadow Farm. Suffolk – 91.50, 85 Frizington Parks, 73.50 Whinnerah, 73.50 Ryhola Meadow, 71.50 Ewanrigg Farm, 71 Blake Hills. Mule – 76 Baggra Yeat, 74 Orchard Farm, 71 Rook Farm, 71 Ryhola Meadow, 70.50 Whinnerah. Bleu du Maine – 74 Row Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 71 Grange Grassings, 69 Fell Barrow, 64 Orthwaite Hall. Herdwick – 57 Outgang Farm.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):-  Texel – 119 Nook Farm, 113 Meadow Farm, 108 Salter Hall, 106 Summerhill, 97 Byresteads, 96 Rose Farm, 93 Sycamore House, 92 High Moss, 91 Asby Farm, 91 Frizington Hall.  Suffolk – 99 Croft House, 91 Salter Hall, 87 Loughhead Farm, 86 High Farm.  Mule – 70 Salter Hall, 69 Frizington Hall, 64 Bridge End Farm, 64 High Moss, 60 Rose Farm, 59 Elva Plain, 57 Outgang Farm.  Bleu du Maine – 61 Wardhall Guards, 56 Sycamore House.  Hampshire – 56, 54 Byresteads.  Badger Face – 54 Segbushwell.  Rouge – 51 Birks Farm.  Texel X Herdwick – 45 Croftlands, 32 Scalderskew.  Cheviot – 42 Hollins.  Bluefaced Leicester – 40 Segbushwell.  Herdwick – 38, 36 Nook Farm, 28 Easthwaite Farm, 24 Rannerdale.  Swaledale – 34 Kirkgate Farm, 34 Scalderskew, 28.50 Rannerdale. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):-  Texel – 82 Elva Plain, 70 Robin Hood, 60 Bothel Craggs.  Herdwick – 67, 46 Nook Farm, 34 Crosbythwaite Farm.  Bluefaced Leicester – 50 Fell Barrow.  Beltex – 45 Bothel Craggs.  

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