Sale Report: Primestock 26th September 2018

On Wednesday  26th September Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle forward comprising  45 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle,  2031 prime sheep including 1384 lambs and  647 cast ewes and rams

Topping the sale in price per kilo was a Limousin bull from G & T Tyson, East House, selling for 215.5 p per kg to Les Fell

Leading the sale in price per head at £1495.95 was another Limousin bull, this time shown by P & PI Walker, Beech Croft, and also purchased by Les Fell 

Prime Heifer ( top price per kilo – pence):-Limousin – 189.5 Near Branthwaite Edge, 186.5 Hunday

Prime Heifer ( top price per head -£):-Limousin – 1055.59 Hunday, 1004.35 Near Branthwaite Edge.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-Limousin – 215.5, 210.5, 205.5 East House, 208.5 Beech Croft, 205.5 Lamplugh Hall. Holstein Friesian – 175.5, 170.5 Lamplugh Hall.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1494.95 Beech Croft, 1346.03, 1271.42, 1249.90 East House. Holstein Friesian – 1153.04, 1130.42 Lamplugh Hall.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):-Limousin – 143.5 Eirinntalla, 118.5 Seat House, 115.5 Wythop Hall. British Blue – 139.5 Beech Croft, 134.5 Wythop Hall, 118.5 Mid Farm. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 133.5 Eirinntalla. British Friesian – 126.5, 117.5, 103.5 Harrington Parks, 110.5 Causeway Foot, 103.5 Stybeck. Holstein Friesian – 122.5 Barnyard, 107.5 Arkleby Hall. Hereford – 116.5 High Seaton. Beef Shorthorn – 118.5 Harrington Parks. Charolais – 107.5 Aldoth. Montbeliarde – 92.5 Arkleby Hall. Swedish Red and White – 87.5 Burton House.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Holstein Friesian – 1109.85 Barnyard, 790.03 Tallentire Hill. Limousin – 886.83 Eirinntalla, 791.58 Seat House, 688.38 Wythop Hall. British Blue – 1141.11 Beech Croft. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 857.07 Eirinntalla.

 OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 113.5 Mid Farm

 OTM Bull (Tope price per head – £) – Limousin – 1064.63 Mid Farm

 OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-Blonde d’Aquitaine – 142.5 Eirinntalla. British Friesian – 136.5, 124.5, 118.5 Harrington Parks. Holstein Friesian – 136.5 Tallentire Hill, 124.5, 117.5, 115.5 Willows.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Blonde d’Aquitaine – 783.75 Eirinntalla. British Friesian – 814.23, 805.35 Harrington Parks

Prime Sheep

This week’s SQQ was 173.1pence, falling in line with national trends.

 Leading price per kilo was 229.2pence for Texels from Crozier and Langcake, High Moss.

The top price per head was £118, for a Texel lamb from G Gate, Hollins.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):-Texel – 229.2 High Moss, 226.9 Hollins, 224.2 Harley Croft, 221.3 Greenbank Close, 219.6, 217 Hundith Hill, 217.8 Grange Farm, 207.6 Meadow Farm. Beltex – 211.3, 205.8 Swinside End, 194.4 Mosser Mains, 191.1, 184.2 Mandalay. Charollais – 187.5 Scalesmoor, 168.4, 167 Fairfield, 163.3, 158.2 Kirkhouse. Texel cross Herdwick – 175.7 Orthwaite Hall, 169 West Ghyll End, 166 Grange Grassings. Suffolk – 175.6, 170 Ewanrigg, 169.8 Scalesmoor, 169.5 East House, 168.2 Blake Hills, 168.1 Greenbank Close. Mule – 164.6 Briery Moss, 156.8 Wilson Parks, 156.1 Mosser Heights. Herdwick – 115 Skinner Street 

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 118, 115, 111 Hollins, 112 Hundith Hill, 110High Moss, 108, 100 Briary Bank, 102 Salter Hall, 101 Overcroft and Harley Croft. Charollais – 94, 87, 80 Kirkhouse 90 Scalesmoor, 82.50 Fairfield. Suffolk – 90 79.50, 73 Scalesmoor, 87 Overcroft,  80High Flatt,  79 Greenbank Close, 75 Near Branthwaite Edge, 74 Blake Hills. Beltex – 88.50, 84.50 Swinside End, 87.50 Mosser Mains, 86, 75 Mandalay. Mule – 72 Swinside End, 69.50 Shatton Lodge, 69 Wilson Parks, 67.50 Briary Moss. Texel cross Herdwick – 65 Orthwaite Hall. 

Light Lambs: – Herdwick – 34.5 Skinner Street 

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 101, 95 Rietfontein, 94, 80 The Croft, 85 Millgate. Mule – 73, 58 Cragg, 68 Salter Hall, 59 Mid Farm, 56 Riggingill and Hunters Place, 50 Woodside Cottage. Suffolk – 70 Mill Farm, 69 Ryhola Meadow, 57 Croft End. Charollais – 60 Mill Farm. Bluefaced Leicester – 52 Low Kinmont. Cheviot – 52 Rietfontein, 49.5 Seathwaite. Texel x Herdwick – 49.5 Manderlay, 38 Mill Farm. Zwartble – 44 New House. Swaledale – 39.5 Low Kinmont, 32 Briery Moss, 28.5 Shatton Lodge, 27 Millbeck Hall. Herdwick – 30 Low Kinmont and Millbeck Hall, 26 Stone Croft, 23 Nook Farm. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Bluefaced Leicester – 96 Mosser Mains. Charollais – 63, 53 Fairfield. Suffolk – 61 Blake Hills.

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