Sale Report: Primestock 31st May 2017 Including Spring lamb Show & Sale

On Wednesday 31st May 2017, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 72 cattle comprising 37 cull cattle and 35 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1161 prime sheep including 716 lambs, 105 hoggs and 340 ewes and rams presented for sale to a full ring of buyers.

Leading the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin bull from Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End selling for 218.50 pence (£1324.11) to L Fell. The top price of the day was a Charolais bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank selling for £1636.25 (192.50ppk) again to L Fell.

Prime Heifers (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 213.50 Brow Top Farm. Charolais – 194.50 Brow Top Farm.

Prime Heifers (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1169.98 Brow Top Farm. Charolais – 1085.31 Brow Top Farm

Prime Steers (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue – 198.50 Threapthwaite Farm. Holstein Friesian – 159.50, 155.50 Waverbank.

Prime Steers (Top price per head – £):- British Blue – 1159.24 Threapthwaite Farm. Holstein Friesian – 845.35, 814.82 Waverbank.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 218.50, 217.50, 215.50 Fell End, 208.50 Ellenbank, 197.50, 182.50, 175 Row Hall, 197.50, 188.50, 175.50 Lodge Farm. British Blue – 197.50, 192.50 Grange Farm. Charolais – 192.50 Ellenbank. Swedish Red & White – 180.50 Grange Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 179.50 Stybeck Farm. Holstein – 179.50, 174.50 Crooklands, 160.50, 153.50 Low Scaw. British Friesian – 178.50 Grange Farm. 175.50, 161.50 Uldale Hall. Holstein Friesian – 168.50 Crooklands, 161.50, 160.50 Grange Farm, 155.50 Low Scaw,150.50 Waverbank. Ayrshire – 145.50, 126.50 Plaskett Lands.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Charolais – 1636.25 Ellenbank. Limousin – 1501, 1172.50, 1076.75 Row Hall, 1417.80 Ellenbank, 1331.79, 1324.11, 1305 Fell End, 1098.96, 1086.25, 865.22 Lodge Farm.   British Blue – 1200.80 Grange Farm, 1024.10 Grange Farm.   British Friesian – 1142.40 Grange Farm, 884.52, 791.35 Uldale Hall. Holstein Friesian – 1139.82, 1050.99 Low Scaw, 991.61 Grange Farm, 990.78 Crooklands, 884.94 Waverbank, 882.75 Grange Farm. Holstein – 1129.76, 1072.14 Low Scaw.   Aberdeen Angus – 1116.49 Stybeck Farm. Swedish Red & White – 1055.93 Grange Farm. Holstein – 965.71, 879.48 Crooklands. Ayrshire – 739.14, 657.80 Plaskett Lands.           

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- BritishBlue – 184.50 Hill Top, 119.50 Brow Top Farm, 103.50 Harrot Hill Farm. Limousin – 173.50, 167.50 Harrot Hill Farm. Holstein Friesian – 152.50 Hill Farm, 133.50 Allerby Mill, 128.50 Crooklands, 125.50 Waverbank, 125.50 Barnyard, 123.50 Brow Top Farm, 117.50 East Farm. Montbelairde – 147.50 Pelutho Grange. Holstein – 128.50 Threapthwaite Farm, 127.50 Crooklands. British Friesian – 119.50 Pelutho Grange.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1239.50, 1051.41 Harrot Hill Farm. British Blue – 1236.15 Hill Top, 748.07 Brow Top Farm. Montbeliarde – 1209.50 Pelutho Grange. Holstein Friesian – 1161.45 Allerby Mill, 1040.85 Crooklands, 1026.59 Waverbank, 1018.70 Hill Farm, 961.33 Barnyard, 921.20 East Farm, 815.24 Watson Hill.   Holstein – 974.03 Threapthwaite Farm, 835.13 Crooklands, British Friesian – 764.80 Pelutho Grange.

 OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- 129.50 Allerby Mill. Holstein Friesian – 108.50 Watson Hill.

 

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Hereford – 1305.36 Allerby Mill. Holstein Friesian – 768.18 Watson Hill.

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Holstein Friesian – 169.50, 144.50 Springfield Farm, 156.50 Beech House, 100.50 Hunday Farm.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Holstein Friesian – 1108.53, 864.11 Springfield Farm, 1092.37 Beech House,

Prime Sheep

The new season lamb ring saw an increase in buyers and outlets forward at Mitchells for an outstanding show of 716 top quality lambs. The sale average was 246.9 pence per kilo with the leading price per head and per kilo for a Texel lamb from B & J Hodgson, Woodend Farm which sold for £138 (336.60 ppk) to Paisleys Butchers.

The Annual show & sale of Prime Spring lambs was kindly sponsored by Tynedale 4 Tags and saw a great entry where more than 20 lambs were put before the judge Mr Andrew Graham. Taking the Championship rosette was a Texel lamb bred by B & J Hodgson, Woodend Farm. The lamb later topped the sale at £138 (336.60p per kilo). The Reserve Champion was Master J Thompson, Horse Gills with a Texel lamb which sold for £132.

Prime Lambs Show results:

Open Class

1st               B & J Hodgson, Woodend Farm                £138

2nd               Messrs Parkin, Home Farm                      £128

3rd               Master J Thompson, Horse Gills               £118

Primary School Class

1st               Master J Thompson, Horse Gills               £132

2nd               Miss M Bowe, Croftfield House                £121

3rd               Master J Bowe, Croftfield House              £110

Secondary School Class

1st               Miss M Park, Seaview                               £116

2nd               Master A Mounsey, Grange Farm            £123

3rd               Master S Mounsey, Grange Farm            £129

Champion: B & J Hodgson, Woodend Farm

Reserve Champion: Master J Thompson, Horse Gills

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Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo-pence):- Texel – 336.60, 310.50 Woodend Farm, 310, 290.20, 285 Holmecroft Farm, 302.60, 275 Horse Gill, 295.20, 275 Home Farm, 293.80 (x2) Burton House, 284.40 Home Farm, 282.50 Woodhall Brow Farm, 281 Greensyke, 280.40, 279.50 Grange Farm, 277.80 Seafield House, 274.40 Woodend, 273.90 Seymour House. Charollais – 267.90, 250, 243 Mill Farm, 239.80 Seaview, 238, 229.50 Birks Farm. Suffolk – 261.70 Moor Platt Farm, 257.10, 253.30, 237.30 Seymour House, 253.70 Greensyke, 251.20 Woodend, 241 Fairladies, 238.10 Fangs Brow, 223.70 Bracken Howe, 215 Ryhola Meadow, 209.80 Blue Dial. Bleu du Maine – 256.50, 248.80 Grange Farm, 248.70 Oughterside Mill. Zwartble – 243.90, 218.60, 186.40 Rietfontein

Prime Lambs (Top price per head-£):- Texel – 138, 118, 104 Woodend Farm, 133, 128, 124(x3) Blue Dial, 132, 118, 100 Horse Gill 128, 124, 121, 129(x2), 123 Grange Farm, 128, 124, 121 Home Farm, 126, 124 Seymour House, 124, 119 Holmecroft Farm, 124 Greensyke, 121 Croftfield House, 120 Hill Top, 120 Hollins Farm. Suffolk – 123 Moor Platt Farm, 121, 114, 108 Seymour House, 117.50 Blue Dial, 108 Woodend, 104 Greensyke, 103.50 Fairladies Farm, 100 Fangs Brow, 86 Ryhola Meadows, 85 Bracken Howe. Bleu du Maine – 118, 107 Grange Farm, 94.50 Oughterside Mill. Charollais – 105.50 Seaview, 104.50 (x2), 100 Mill Farm, 101, 95 Birks Farm. Zwartble – 100, 94, 82 Rietfontein.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel X Herdwick – 227.80, 194.90, 120.70 Outgang Farm, 127.80 Hinning House. Texel – 216.70 Hollins Farm, 215.90, 207.10, 178.30 Crakeplace Hall, 212.50 Croftfield House, 211.80 Chapel House Farm, 206.50, 163.90, 152.50 Crooklands Farm, 188.70 Rietfontein. Herdwick – 211.40 Outgang Farm, 207.50 Fold Head Farm, 206.80 Windhall, 205.60, 170.30 Hinning House, 191.40 Strudda Bank, 184.50, 147.40, 128.60 Stone Ends, 144.20 West Head Farm. Mule – 202.20, 190.90 Gorawood, 188.60 Outgang Farm. Suffolk – 202.10 Hinning House. Swaledale – 200 Hinning House Farm, 192.90 Chapel House Farm. Badger Face – 180.50 Tenter Hill. Cheviot – 160 Tenter Hill.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 108 Chapel House Farm, 104, 100 Rietfontein, 100, 95, 90 Crooklands Farm, 95, 87, 82 Crakeplace Hall, 93.50 Croftfield House. Suffolk – 95 Hinning House. Mule – 91, 84 Gorawood, 83 Outgang Farm. Herdwick – 83 Fold Head Farm, 76.50 Windhall, 75 West Head Farm, 74, 63 Hinning House, 74 Outgang Farm, 67 Strudda Bank, 56, 54 53.50 Stone Ends. Texel X Herdwick – 82, 76, 70 Outgang Farm. Swaledale – 81 Chapel House Farm, 76 Hinning House Farm. Cheviot – 80 Tenter Hill. Badger Face – 74 Tenter Hill.

Cull Ewes (per head – £) :- Texel – 123, 112 Rook Farm, 119, 115, 98(x3) Parkhouse Farm, 113 Woodend, 96 High Boonwood, 96 Seafield House. Suffolk – 107 Mill Farm, 105, 90 Rook Farm, 100, 85 High House Farm, 100, 80 Seafield House, 97 Bracken Howe, 79 Parkhouse Farm. Zwartble – 101 Woodend. Beltex – 100 Rook Farm. Bleu du Maine – 95 Parkhouse Farm. Bluefaced Leicester – 84 Tortolocate, 71 Askhill. Mule – 80 Seaview, 72 Parkhouse Farm, 66 Stockbridge, 66 High House Farm, 64 Fairladies Farm, 64 Asby Farm, 62 Woodend, 62 Tortolocate, 61 Broom Farm, 60 High Boonwood. Cheviot – 78 Strudda Bank, 76 Seafield House, 64 Stonecroft. Herdwick – 74 Hayes Castle, 63 Howside, 59 Fold Head Farm, 56 West Head Farm, 55 Chapel House Farm, 54 Cockley Gill, 50 Row Hall, 46 West Head Farm. Millenium Bleu – 74 Rietfontein. Swaledale – 73, 53 Stockbridge, 61 Strudda Bank, 58 Tortolocate, 58 Low House, 57, 50 Row Farm, 56 Chapel House Farm, 55 Askhill. Texel X Herdwick – 68 Stockbridge. Scottish Blackface – 67 Stockbridge.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Herdwick – 77, 69 West Head Farm, 68 Fold Head Farm.

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