Sale Report: Primestock 20th February 2019

On Wednesday 20th February 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls, 1573 prime sheep including 1191 hoggs and 382 cast ewes and rams

All cattle sold to a solid trade and more could have been well sold. Topping the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin bull selling for 200.50 pence from D Ireland, Acrewalls being purchased by TL Fell. Leading the sale in price per head was a Simmental bull achieving £1313.69 from TA Byers, Ellenbank also being sold to TL Fell.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 200.50 Acrewalls, 192.50, 189.50 Lodge Farm. British Blue – 195.50 Ellenbank. Aberdeen Angus – 191.50 Seaview. Simmental – 191.50 Ellenbank. British Friesian – 181.50 Seaview, 178.50 Row Hall. Holstein Friesian – 160.50 Grange Farm, 156.50 Prospect House Farm.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Simmental – 1313.69 Ellenbank. Limousin – 1284.81, 1247.40 Lodge Farm, 1263.15 Acrewalls. Holstein Friesian – 1178.45, 828.63 Prospect House Farm, 850.65 Grange Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1145.17 Seaview. British Blue – 1128.04 Ellenbank. British Friesian –1031.73 Row Hall, 1016.40 Seaview. Swedish Red – 747.90 Grange Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 129.50 Mid Farm, 115.50 Hall Waberthwaite, 113.50, 105.50 Parkhouse Farm, 111.50 West End Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 109.50 Parkhouse Farm. British Friesian – 109.50, 107.50 Dean Farm, 106.50 Weary Hall Farm, 105.50 Harrington Parks. Holstein Friesian – 107.50 Hill Farm, 104.50, 101.50 Barnyard. Saler – 103.50 Hall Waberthwaite.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 965.59 West End Farm, 928.52 Mid Farm, 892.53, 817.20 Parkhouse Farm, 814.28 Hall Waberthwaite. Holstein Friesian – 909.15, 824.18 Barnyard, 787.98, 631.11 Tallentire Hill Farm, 704.06 Brackenbarrow Farm, 663.75 Waites Farm. British Friesian – 793.36 Harrington Parks, 790.13, 746.79 Dean Farm, 698.64 Weary Hall Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 770.88 Parkhouse Farm. Saler – 698.63 Hall Waberthwaite. Holstein – 607.25, 602 Lowca Cottage Farm.

Prime Sheep

Hoggs sold ahead of expectations pleasing vendors with the SQQ average 186.60 pence per kilo. Medium weight hoggs (39.1 – 45.5kg) averaged 190.60 pence.

Top of 257.10 pence per kilo and £126 for Texel Hoggs from ST Jefferson, Aspatria Hall purchased by W Lindsay & Sons, Butchers of Cockermouth. Lightweight Hoggs selling to a premium.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 257.10, 245.70, 229.50 Aspatria Hall, 238.10 Prospect House Farm, 229.30, 227.60, 226.30 Cherrytree House, 228.20 Woodhall Brow Farm, 226.80 Tarn Bank, 226.30 Salter Hall, 224.40 East Mill Farm. Beltex –236.50, 219.50, 214.50 Green Marsh, 229.70 Mayfield, 227.70 Risehow Farm. Suffolk – 214.90 Woodhall Brow Farm, 194.70 Stone Croft. Texel X Herdwick – 205.90 Woodhall Brow Farm, 205 Outgang Farm, 203.90, 197.60 Burnthwaite Farm, 195.90 Stybeck Farm, 195.20 Grange Grassings, 191.40 Millbeck Hall, 191.20 Wha House Farm. Swaledale – 192.90 Swinside End Farm, 185.50 Ewanrigg Farm, 183.80 Stonecroft, 178.60 East House, 177 High Side Farm, 176.30 Low Stowbank. Mule – 189.50 Manesty View, 175 Swinside End Farm. Herdwick – 188.90 Millbeck Hall, 187.80, 186.10 Easthwaite Farm, 183.80 Stybeck Farm, 183.30 Stonecroft, 183.30 East House, 182.90 Fell Foot Farm.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 126, 113, 101, 100 Aspatria Hall, 120 Tarn Bank, 112, 107, 106(2) Risehow Farm, 111 Cherrytree House, 104, 100 Prospect House Farm. Beltex – 107 Risehow Farm, 94, 90(2) Mayfield, 92 Green Marsh. Mule – 90 Far End Farm, 89 Shatton Lodge Farm, 82 Eirinntalla, 81(x2) Howbeck Lodge. Texel X Herdwick – 88, 82 Grange Farm, 84.50, 83, 78.50, 77.50(x2) Burnthwaite Farm, 82 Grange Grassings. Suffolk – 82 Fieldside, 82 Croft House. Swaledale – 75 East House, 73 Baggra Yeat, 71, 70, 67 Low Stowbank, 70 Thornholme, 68 Stone Croft, 67.50 Swinside End. Herdwick – 73 Swinside End Farm, 71.50 East House, 71 Thornholme, 69.50 Fell Foot Farm, 69.50 Easthwaite Farm, 68 Millbeck Hall, 68 Stybeck Farm.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Suffolk – 105, 103 Hemplands, 95 Salter Hall, 95 Croft House, 90, 82 Ryhola Meadow. Texel – 105, 98 Hill Farm, 102 Tarn Bank, 93, 87 Salter Hall, 87 Ryhola Meadow, 83 Corney Hall, 81 Croftfield House, 80 Moor Platt. Beltex – 100(2) Green Marsh, 90 Corney Hall. Cheviot – 79 Corney Hall. Mule – 70, 60 Tarn Bank, 58 Riggingill, 57 Ryhola Meadow, 57 Salter Hall. Swaledale – 46.50 Scalderskew, 46 Hudson Place, 44 Howbeck Lodge. Herdwick – 37.50 Brimmer Head, 36.50 Miller Place, 36 Row Head, 33.50 Scalderskew, 33.50 Far End Farm.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 84 Howbeck Lodge, 79, 70 Wha House. Bluefaced Leicester – 68, 61 Howbeck Lodge. Herdwick – 46 Wha House, 40 Yew Tree, 39 Row Head. Swaledale – 43 Seathwaite Farm.

 

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