Sale Report: Primestock 28 March 2018

Mitchells Auction mart’s weekly sale of primestock on Wednesday 28th March, where 66 cattle, 1770 prime hoggs and 319 cast ewes and rams were forward.

Prime Young Bulls were forward in good numbers with buyers keen to see this maintained.  Prices are very competitive with the leading price being 220ppk for a  Limousin bull shown by A & L Gott, Prospect House.  British Friesians soared to the heights of 185.5ppk from Uldale Hall.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 219.50 Prospect House Farm, 209.50, 206.50, 192.50 Lodge Farm, 204.50 Uldale Hall, 191.50 Willows Farm.  Aberdeen Angus – 204.50 Crooklands, 180.50 Lodge Farm.  Limousin – 198.50, 180.50 Willows Farm.  British Blue – 190.50 Grange Farm.  British Friesian – 185.50 Uldale Hall.  Holstein – 184.50, 159.50 Greengill Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 182.50 Grange Farm, 179.50, 165.50 Greengill Farm, 171.50 Prospect House Farm, 170.50, 161.50, 155.50 Threapland Lees.  Holstein – 179.50, 173.50 Crooklands.  Hereford – 170.50, 166.50 East Townend.  Holstein Friesian – 141.50 Langfauld.  

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):-  Limousin – 1371.88 Prospect House Farm, 1347.09, 1321.60, 1316.70 Lodge Farm, 1294.49 Uldale Hall, 1071.90, 1068.57, 989.14 Willows Farm.  Aberdeen Angus- 1294.49 Crooklands, 1231.01 Lodge Farm.  Hereford- 1202.13, 1132.12 East Townend.  Holstein Friesian- 1158.88 Grange Farm, 1143.91 Prospect House Farm, 1078.82, 1046.87, 950.40 Threapland Lees, 1055.46, 959.90 Greengill Farm, 778.25 Langfauld.  British Blue – 1123.95 Grange Farm.  Holstein –  1088.55, 921.91 Greengill, 919.04, 867.50 Crooklands.  British Friesian – 983.15 Uldale Hall.

Cast Cows and bulls once again sold to extreme rates with all vendors delighted with their outcome. 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 152.50 Gatesgarth.  Holstein Friesian – 137.50, 135.50, 133.50, 122.50 Waverbank, 136.50, 129.50 Waites Farm, 127.50 Frizington Parks, 127.50, 122.50 Crooklands, 125.50 Hill Farm.  Holstein – 134.50, 129.50, 125.50, 86.50 Crooklands, 85.50 Threapland Lees, 83.50 Dubbs Farm.  British Blue – 133.50 Scalesmoor, 119.50 Howside.  British Friesian – 131.50 Harrington Parks, 126.50 Sorrowstones, 119.50 Uldale Hall.  Brown Swiss – 129.50 Frizington Parks.  Hereford – 99.50 High Seaton. 

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):-  Holstein Fresian – 1097.55, 1003.75, 981.23 Waverbank, 1064.49 Waites Farm, 972.83 Frizington Parks, 941.85 Waites Farm, 903.42 Threapland Lees.  Limousin – 1044.63 Gatesgarth.  British Blue – 1033.29 Scalesmoor, 855.62 Howside.  Holstein – 932.40, 918.64, 800.69 Crooklands, 526.68 Threapland Lees, 503.51 Dubbs Farm.   British Friesian – 904.72 Harrington Parks, 713.46 Sorrowstones, 601.09 Uldale Hall.  Brown Swiss – 955.71 Frizington Parks.  Hereford – 514.42 High Seaton. 

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 111.50 Windergill. 

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 916.53 Windergill.

 

Prime Sheep

The prime hogget trade continued to be sky high with the influence of the Easter weekend approaching having a great effect on demand.   All weights were in demand with light hoggs outstanding.   Leading the way was a pen of outstanding Beltex X hoggs shown by WS Jackson, Nook Farm, selling for £140.00 per head.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Beltex – 326.90, 325.60, 317.10, 314, 302.30, 302.20, 288.90, 286 Keskadale, 304.80 Lowther Park, 301.30, 293.80 Blake Hills, 282.50 Green Marsh, 280.30 Hollins Farm. Texel – 310, 275 High Flatts, 292.70 Hollins Farm, 287.80 Newtonfield, 276.30 East Mill Farm, 273.80 Grange Farm, 273.30 Wardhall Guards, 271.70 Keskadale, 269.30 Shatton Lodge Farm, 265.10 Nook Farm, 265 Kidburngill, 264.40 Holmerigg, 264.30 Green Marsh, 260 Bent Ash Farm. Rouge – 302.0 Keskadale. Texel X Herdwick – 256.70, 256.10, 251.30 Plumbland Farm, 253.70 Burnthwaite Farm, 247.60 Grange Grassings, 243.80 How Beck Lodge, 236.50, 226.80 Micklam Cottages, 234.70 Hinning House, 234 Baysbrown, 230.90 Outgang Farm, 227.30 Wilkinsyke Farm. Suffolk – 256, 241.70, 238.20 Croft House, 253.80 Newtonfield, 223 Scalesmoor, 222.20, 217.3 Hollin Head, 210 Stone Croft. Cheviot – 253.70, 241 Kidburngill, 251.30 Blake Hills, 248.70, 237.90 Naddle Farm, 248 Baysbrown, 245 Hinning House, 243.80, 226.30 Wood End Farm, 243.40 Newtonfield, 215.30 Hollin Head, 215.20 Seathwaite Farm. Charollais – 248.90 Hunday Farm, 211.10 Hollin Head. Mule – 247(x2), 227.50, 219 Keskadale, 237 Hunday Farm, 236.70 Shatton Lodge Farm, 228.60 Hinning House, 218 Beck Grange, 217.40, 215 Howbeck Lodge, 215 Parkhouse Farm. Bleu Du Maine – 242.60 Wardhall Guards. Herdwick – 236, 220, 217.60 Nook Farm, 235 Stephney Farm, 228 Baysbrown Farm, 224.30 Millbeck Hall, 224 West Head Farm, 223.60 Hinning House, 222 East Townend, 221 Burnthwaite Farm, 217.90 Hollin Head. Swaledale – 236, 219.40 Orthwaite Hall, 221 Shatton Lodge Farm, 220.50 Rannerdale, 217 Beck Grange, 214.90 Hinning House, 214.10, 211.80 Naddle Farm, 211.80 Low Snab, 210.80 Hudson Place. Jacob – 215.40 Hollin Head. Scottish Blackface – 214.90 Wilkinsyke Farm, 212.20 Stone Croft. 

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Beltex – 140.00, 137.00, 133.00, 130.00 Nook, 136.00, 135.00, 130.00 Keskadale, 128.00 Lowther Park, 127.00 Greenmarsh.  Texel – 139.00 Westerham, 137.00 Orthwaite Hall, 137.00, 132.00 High Bewaldeth, 135.00, 134.00, 132.00 Beck House, 133.50 Wardhall Guards, 133.00 Fieldside, 129.00 Keskadale, 128.00 Lowther Park, 127.00 High Flatts and Nook.  Suffolk – 131.00, 107.50, 101.50 Croft House, 113.00, 100.00 Hollinhead, 105.00 Scalesmoor, 99.00 Newtonfield. Rouge – 130.00 Keskadale. Charollais – 117.00 Hunday.  Mule – 116.00, 111.00, 94.00  Keskadale, 116.00 Shatton Lodge, 106.50 Hunday, 100.00 Hinning House, 96.00 Beck Grange.  Texel X Herdwick – 115.50, 105.00, 100.50 Plumbland, 107.50 Baysbrown, 104.00 Burnthwaite, 101.50 Grange Grassings, 97.50 Howbeck Lodge, 93.00, 87.50 Micklam Cottages.

Cheviot – 104.00, 96.50 Kidburngill, 101.50 Baysbrown, 98.00 Hinning House and Blake Hills, 97.50 Woodend, 97.00 Naddle.

Herdwick –  96.00, 90.00, 87.50  Nook, 93.50 Baysbrown, 90.50, 89.00 Burnthwaite, 90.00 Hinning House, 87.00 Stephney, 86.50 Skelsceugh, 85.00 Hollinhead.

Swaledale  – 95.00 Shatton Lodge, 93.50 Orthwaite Hall, 93.50 Beck Grange, 90.00 Hinning House, 86.00 Rannerdale, 84.00 Howbeck Lodge, 83.50 Naddle

Jacob – 84.00 Hollinhead

Scotch Blackface – 79.50 Wilkinsyke, 78.50 Stonecroft 

Cull Ewes (per head – £):-  Suffolk – 137 Millstone Moor, 135 Row Brow Park, 134 Clappers, 125, 116 Croft House, 116 High Flatts, 104 Bellhouse Farm, 102 Croft End Farm.  Texel – 130 Scalesmoor, 125 Croft End Farm, 125, 119 Fieldside, 125 High Flatts, 121 Prospect House Farm, 116 Mid Farm, 114 Millbeck Hall, 110 Fangs Brow, 109 Woodhall Brow Farm.  Bluefaced Leicester – 114 Hill Top Farm, 111, 98 Segbushwell.  Cheviot – 111 Stonecroft, 78 Stybeck Farm, 62 Hill Top Farm.  Mule – 107 Clappers, 107 Mid Farm, 104 Birks Farm, 97 Rigg House, 97 Croft End Farm, 95 Parkhouse Farm, 89 Cragg Farm, 88 Fieldside, 87 Seat House.  Charollais – 99 Croft End Farm.  Swaledale – 71 Rannerdale, 59 Millstone Moor, 55 Taw House, 50, Briery Moss, 50 Low Stowbank, 50 Hill Top Farm, 47 Howbeck Lodge, 43 Low Stowbank.  Herdwick – 70 Moricambe Park, 65 Seathwaite Farm, 58 Taw House, 57 Prospect House Farm, 57 Hollins, 53 Howbeck Lodge, 51 Fell Foot Farm, 50 Fangs Brow.  Jacob – 65 High Seaton. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):-  Cheviot – 129, 124 Penny Hill, 80 Stonecroft.  Texel – 101 Mid Farm, 94 East Farm.  Swaledale – 76 Beck Grange.  Herdwick – 61, 57 Hollins.

 

 

 

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