Sale Report: Primestock 25 July 2018

On Wednesday 25th July 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and 4 clean cattle, 2040 prime sheep including 1622 lambs and 418 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. 

A Limousin heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm achieved the leading price per kilo at 216.50 pence, purchased by Haighs Butchers, Workington. Top price of the day was paid for a Limousin bull from A & L Gott, Prospect House selling to TL Fell for £1394.35. 

Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 216.50 Hunday Farm, 206.50 Prospect House Farm. Simmental – 159.50 Townhead. Charolais – 128.50 Townhead. 

Prime Heifer (Top price per head – £):-   Limousin – 1247.04 Hunday Farm. 1007.72 Prospect House. Simmental – 762.41 Townhead. Charolais – 597.53 Townhead. 

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 203.50, 197.50 Prospect House. Holstein Friesian – 164.50 Grange Farm, 157.50 Hunday Farm, 136.50 Prospect House.  British Blue – 166.50 Hunday Farm. Swedish Red – 165.50, 158.50 Grange Farm. 

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1394.35, 1269.84 Prospect House, Holstein Friesian – 1113.67 Grange Farm, 941.85 HundayFarm, 873.60 Prospect House. British Blue – 1032.30 Hunday Farm. Swedish Red – 938.39, 786.16 Grange Farm. 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 140.50 Eirinntalla, 136.50, 135.50 Wythop Hall. Simmental – 129.50, 107.50 Tortolocate. British Blue – 128.50 Wythop Hall, 117.50 Scalesmoor 115.50 Harrot Hill. Holstein Friesian – 105.50 Watson Hill, 104.50 Quarry Bank, 97.50, 95.50 Threapland Lees, 97.50 Tallentire Hill. 

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 910.56, 859.95 Wythop Hall, 904.82 Eirinntalla. British Blue – 880.23 Wythop Hall, 834.25 Scalesmoor, 754.22 Harrot Hill. Simmental – 878.01, 548.25 Tortolocate. Holstein Friesian – 727.32 Quarry Bank, 717.40 Watson Hill, 676.38 Waites Farm, 674.70, 649.40 Threapland Lees. 

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 171.50, 167.50 Dockray Nook. Holstein Freisian – 121.50 Prospect House. 

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 921.25, 840.35 Dockray Nook. Holstein Freisian – 710.78 Prospect House. 

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Charolais – 116.50 Muncaster Head. 

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Charolais – 1322.28 Muncaster Head.

 

Prime Sheep 

This week the SQQ was 188.5ppk. Leading the sale in price per kilo were pens of Texel lambs from Crozier and Langcake, High Moss and J Thompson, Horse Gill selling for 225 pence to Vivers Scotlamb. Two vendors also attained top price per head at £108. This was paid for Texel lambs from Messrs Sewell, Mayfield by Cockermouth butcher Tony Harrison, and from Walker and Hunter, Fieldside by M Lomax. 

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 225, 214.30, 210.50 Horse Gill, 225, 220 High Moss, 224.30 Rook Farm, 222.50, 215 Home Farm, 220.40 Mayfield, 217.10, 211.30 Prospect House, 215.90, 211.50 Parkhouse, 215, 208.50 Greenlands, 211 Ellenbank, 209.20 Grange Farm, 209 Sycamore House, 208.70 Salter Hall, 206.80 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Suffolk – 188.60 Loughhead, 183 Fairladies, 180.20 Croft House, 177.60, 170.20 Clappers. Charollais – 184 Waverbank, 147.80, 136.70, 133.30 Kirkhouse. Dorset – 181.60 Springfield. Zwartables – 180, 136.40 Newhouse Farm. 

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 108, 94 Mayfield, 108, 96(x2) Fieldside, 106, 96 Lamplugh Hall, 106, 94 Parsonage Farm, 104 Briary Bank, 100, 96 Hundith Hill, 98.50 High Flatts, 97 Scalesmoor, 97 Mosser Heights, 96 Salter Hall, 96, 94.50 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 95 Briary Bank, 94 High Moss, 94 Robin Hood. Charollais – 102, 92, 82 Kirkhouse, 86.50 Waverbank. Suffolk – 87, 71.50 Clappers, 86 Fairladies, 83 Loughhead, 77.50 Croft House. Zwartables – 81, 75 Newhouse Farm. Dorset – 69 Springfield. 

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 111, 107, 96, 93, 86 Mayfield, 109 Mid Farm, 109 Wilson Parks, 101, 90, 87, 86 Elva Plain, 87 Swiss Cottage, 85 Horse Gill, 84 Birks Farm, 82 Scalesmoor, 82 Briary Bank, 82 Salter Hall, 81 Asby Farm. Suffolk – 100, 89, 62 Blue Dial, 72 Far Reach, 70 Birks Farm. Zwartables – 81 Newhouse Farm. Mule – 76 Far Reach, 75 Mid Farm, 75 Briary Bank, 75 Swiss Cottage73 Salter Hall, 72 Shatton Lodge, 70 Ryhola Meadow, 68 Town Head, 64 Birks Farm, 62, 60 Rose Farm, 61 Hundith Hill, 60 Seat House. Bluefaced Leicester – 75 Wilson Parks, 70 Hazel Head Farm. Dorset – 65 Springfield. Swaledale – 54, 43, 30 Low Stowbank, 51, 28 Wilson Parks. Herdwick – 32 Grange Grassings, 24 South View. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 70, 60 Far Reach, 40 Hudson Place. Cheviot – 60 Cragg House. Herdwick – 51(x2) Skelsceugh.

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