Sale Report: Primestock 27th February 2019

On Wednesday 27th February 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 26 cattle comprising 17 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 1456 prime sheep including 1125 hoggs and 331 cast ewes and rams

Achieving top price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin bull weighing 662kg from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm selling for 204.50 pence and £1353.79 purchased by Les Fell.

Many more cattle are needed to meet buyers’ demands.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 204.50, 192.50 Lowside Farm, 189.50, 176.50 Acrewalls, 186.50, 178.50 (x2) Lodge Farm. British Blue – 178.50 Dacre Road. British Friesian – 175.50 South View.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1353.79, 1174.25 Lowside Farm, 1245.82, 1151.33, 1078.14 Lodge Farm, 1137, 1094.30 Acrewalls. British Blue – 1137.05 Dacre Road. British Friesian – 1000.35 South View.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Friesian – 109.50, 107.50, 103.50 Gutterby Farm, 88.50 Weary Hall Farm. Holstein Friesian – 107.50, 95.50 Watson Hill, 106.50 East Farm, 97.50 Grange Farm. Hereford – 97.50 Hall Waberthwaite. Holstein – 94.50 Blue Dial. Saler – 89.50 Hall Waberthwaite.

 

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Holstein Friesian – 924.42 East Farm, 761.10, 607.38 Watson Hill, 633.75 Grange Farm. Holstein – 737.10 Blue Dial. British Friesian – 711.65, 709.5, 638.60 Gutterby Farm, 604.46Weary Hall Farm. Hereford – 703.95 Hall Waberthwaite. Saler – 648.88 Hall Waberthwaite.

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 124.50 Annfield.

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1120.50 Annfield.

 Prime Sheep

The SQQ average for the week was 181.30 pence per kilo. Messrs RA Rawling, Overcroft received top price per head for a Bleu du Maine hogg at £123 selling on to W Lindsay & Sons Butchers, Cockermouth. A pen of Texel hoggs from AC Gott, Burton House achieved the leading price per kilo at 287.20 pence selling to M Alam.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 287.20, 228.30 Burton House, 242.20, 238.60, 228, 209.30 Risehow Farm, 231.10 Plumbland Farm, 225, 221.60 East Mill Farm, 222.40 Sycamore House, 222.20 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 220.80 Crooklands Farm, 215.40 Sorrowstones, 214.30 Dockray Nook, 213.80, 210.50 Cherrytree House. Suffolk – 193.20 Burton House, 189.20 Hollin Head, 179.80 Scalesmoor, 176.30 Ewanrigg Farm, 172.10 Strawberry How, 165.40 Beckhouse Farm. Cheviot – 192.60 South View, 188.20 Hollin Head, 182.50 Seathwaite Farm, 182.10 Sorrowstones. Texel X Herdwick – 191.90 Stybeck Farm, 191.90 Stone Croft, 191.10 Plumbland Farm, 187.50 Foxhouse Farm, 185.90 Dale End, 185 Burton House, 180.60 Micklam Cottage, 178.60 Grange Grassings. Herdwick – 191.70 Swinside End Farm, 182.90 Stybeck Farm, 180 Hollins, 175, 169.40 Thornholme, 175 Seathwaite Farm, 167.60 Stonecroft, 164.70 Stone Ends. Bleu Du Maine – 189.20 Overcroft. Swaledale – 188.20 Swinside End Farm, 182.90 Branthwaite Farm, 181.30, 160 Thornholme, 173.70 Stonecroft, 173 Eirinntalla, 172.20 Hollin Head, 171.30 Wythop Hall Farm, 170 Seathwaite Farm. Mule – 180.60 Hole Beck, 174.40, 167.40 Carlisle Gate, 173.30 Mossergate Farm, 172.70 Kirkland House, 169 Swinside End Farm, 168.90 Hill Top Farm. Scotch Blackface – 161.40 Stone Croft.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Bleu du Maine – 123 Overcroft. Texel – 114, 113, 109, 105, 94(x2) Risehow Farm, 112, 105 Burton House, 106 Crooklands Farm, 106, 100, 95 Blue Dial, 104, 101, 95 Plumbland Farm, 100 Hollins Farm. Suffolk – 95, 85 Burton House, 86 BEckhouse Farm, 85 Overcroft, 82.50 Bolton Wood Lane Farm, 75.50 Scalesmoor. Texel X Herdwick – 86 Plumbland Farm, 75 Grange Grassings, 74 Burton House, 73, 72.50, 70 Dale End, 71 Stybeck Farm, 71 Stonecroft. Mule – 85 Swinside End Farm, 85 Overcroft, 80, 76 Kirkland House, 76 Hill Top Farm, 75 Carlisle Gate, 74.50 Mossergate Farm. Cheviot – 80, 76.50 Sorrowstones, 73 Seathwaite Farm, 69 Low Stowbank. Herdwick – 73.50 Thornholme, 71, 69 Swinside End Farm, 69.50 Stybeck Farm, 66, 64 Burnthwaite Farm, 63 Seathwaite Farm. Swaledale – 72.50, 72 Thornholme, 70, 64 Swinside End Farm, 68.50 Wythop Hall Farm, 66 Stone Croft, 64 Eirinntalla, 64 Branthwaite Farm, 62 Hollin Head. Scotch Blackface – 71 Stonecroft.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 121 Stephney Farm, 115(x2) Wardhall Guards, 113 West Moor End Farm, 111, 96 Seafield House, 109 Millbeck Hall, 108 Strawberry How, 103 Elva Plain, 98 Whinnerah, 98, 94(x2), 91 Blake Hills, 91 Windhall, 91 Lamplugh Hall. Beltex – 109, 108, 103, 93 Stephney Farm. Llynn – 97 Moor Farm. Suffolk – 92 Fell Barrow, 70 Seafield House, 70 Strawberry How. Bluefaced Leicester – 89 Howbeck Lodge, 60 Hill Top Farm. Cheviot – 65 Seathwaite Farm, 58, 56 Hollins, 52 Stybeck Farm. Mule – 61.50 Strawberry How, 60 Robin Hood, 57 Segbushwell, 56 Town Head, 55 Howbeck Lodge, 55 Dockray Nook. Herdwick – 49, 46 Stephney Farm, 47 Windhall, 46 Millbeck Hall, 44 Hollins, 43 Howbeck Lodge. Swaledale – 49, 36.50 Low Stowbank, 46, 40.50 Howbeck Lodge, 45 Strawberry How,43 Whinnerah, 41 Millbeck Hall, 39 Smaithwaite, 37 Moor Farm.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 85, 67 Windhall. Berrichon – 79, 60(x2) High Flatts. Bluefaced Leicester – 70 Howbeck Lodge. Herdwick – 43(x2) Howside, 41 Hollins.

 

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