Sale Report: Primestock 4 April 2018

On Wednesday 4th April 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of Primestock.  Prices remained strong though stock was forward in fewer numbers this week with buyers seeking more.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Holstein Friesian – 185.50 Acrewalls, 178.50, 173.50 Streetgate.  British Friesian – 180.50, 175.50  Ewanrigg Farm.  Holstein – 169.50 Acrewalls.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):-  Holstein Friesian – 1149.54, 1093.05 Streetgate, 1113  Acrewalls.  British Friesian – 1010.80, 919.62  Ewanrigg Farm.  Holstein – 915.30 Acrewalls.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 154.50 Woodend Farm, 140.50 High Bewaldeth.  Aberdeen Angus – 148.50 Sneckyeat Farm.  British Friesian – 147.50 Frizington Hall.  Holstein Friesian – 144.50 Frizington Hall, 137.50, 135.50 East Farm, 119.50  Frizington Parks.  Dairy Shorthorn – 117.50 Ireby Hall.  Swedish Red – 115.50 Frizington Park.  Brown Swiss – 107.50 Frizington Parks.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):-  Holstein Friesian – 1228.25 Frizington Hall, 915.37  Frizington Parks.  1081.29, 1047.75 East Farm. Limousin – 1121.67 Woodend Farm, 885.15 High Bewaldeth. British Friesian – 1118.05 Frizington Hall.  Aberdeen Angus – 807.84 Sneckyeat Farm. Dairy Shorthorn – 794.30 Ireby Hall. Swedish Red & White – 723.03 Frizington Parks. Brown Swiss – 712.73 Frizington Parks.

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Aberdeen Angus – 150.50, 149.50 Brook Cottage.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):- Aberdeen Angus – 831.22, 809.69 Brook Cottage.

 

Prime Sheep

Prime hoggs were in demand with Texels from S Hardisty & Son, How Hall at £150 per head (330.2ppk)  to Robert Skelton.  The SQQ for the hoggs was 243.2ppk with the 39-45kg weights averaging 265.4ppk.

The first spring lamb was forward today selling to £132, and older sheep again sold well.

Spring Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 287 Springfield Road.

Spring Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 132 Springfield Road.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 330.20, 306.70, 288.50 How Hall, 302.20 Orthwaite Hall, 298.60 Prospect House Farm, 294.90 Grange Farm, 291.50 Seatoller Farm, 289.40 Green Marsh, 288.40 Lowsay Farm, 286.60 Sherriff. Beltex – 309.70 Prospect House Farm, 293, 275.50 Green Marsh. Texel X Herdwick – 293.90 Orthwaite Hall, 280.50 Strudda Bank, 275.60 Grange Grassings, 273.20, 252.90, 251 Outgang Farm, 259 Ladywath, 255.70, 253.90 Baysbrown, 251.30 Prospect House Farm, 247.20 Millbeck Hall, 242.40 Yew Tree Farm. Cheviot – 267.90 Baysbrown, 247.40 Greenbank Farm, 238.50 Stonecroft. Mule – 260 Shatton Lodge. 258 Grange Farm, 253.80 Seatoller Farm, 245.80 Outgang Farm. Herdwick – 252.60, 251.40 Stool End Farm, 247.30 Yew Tree Farm, 243.20 Baysbrown Farm, 236.80 Howside, 235.90 Stybeck Farm, 233.30 Strudda Bank, 232.80, 231.40, 230.40 Seatoller Farm. Swaledale – 250 Orthwaite Hall, 244.10, 232.10 Thornholme, 243.10 Millbeck Hall, 228.80 Outgang Farm, 226.30 Strudda Bank, 225.70 Hole House, 224.20 Stockhow Hall.  Suffolk – 248.70, 240.50 Stonecroft, 245.10 Outgang Farm. Scottish Blackface – 247.60 Yew Tree Farm, 225.60 Stonecroft, 222.40 Outgang Farm.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 150, 143, 142, 138 How Hall, 148, 142 Grange Farm, 148, 143, 140 Beckhouse Farm, 147 Strudda Bank, 140, 137 Fieldside, 139 Grange Farm, 136 Orthwaite Hall, 136 Green Marsh. Beltex – 135, 126 Green Marsh, 111.50 Prospect House Farm. Suffolk –  132, 120, 101(x2) Hards Cottage, 117 Fieldside, 100.50 Outgang Farm, 97, Stonecroft, 95 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Mule – 124 Shatton Lodge Farm, 113.50 Grange Farm, 100 Town End, 99 Seatoller Farm, 91.50 Hole House. Texel X Herdwick – 123, 112 Outgang Farm, 120.50 Orthwaite Hall, 115 Strudda Bank, 113 Grange Grassings, 101 Ladywath, 100, 92 Robinson Place, 97 Croft House, 96.50 Baysbrown, 95.50 Prospect House Farm. Cheviot – 112.50 Baysbrown, 94 Greenbank Farm, 93 Stone Croft, 90 Stybeck Farm. Scottish Blackface – 101.50 Yew Tree Farm.  Herdwick – 98.50, 88 Stool End Farm, 96, 92 Thornholme, 92, 86.50 Stone Ends, 92 Stybeck Farm, 91.50,86 Yew Tree Farm, 91, 90 Hollin Head, 90 Baysbrown Farm. Swaledale – 97.50 Orthwaite Hall, 97.50, 96, 83 Thornholme, 87.50 Millbeck Hall, 86 Strudda Bank, 83.50 Hole House.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 136, 110 Hollins Farm, 132(x2), 130, 128, 119 Harrot Hill Farm, 129, 127 Beech House, 129 Parsonage Farm, 129, 110 Salter Hall, 129 The Stable, 120 Croftlands, 115 Woodside Farm. Suffolk – 136, 102 Woodside Farm, 119, 110, 100, 90 Brayton Rd, 109 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 88 Woodend Farm. Mule – 113, 101 Salter Hall, 112, 86 Westray Farm, 111, 97 Brayton Rd, 111 Parsonage Farm, 110 Harrot Hill Farm, 109 Terrace Farm, 108 Near Branthwaite Edge, 99 Elva Plain, 99 Sneckyeat Farm, 98 Outgang Farm. Beltex – 110 Beech House.  Bluefaced Leicester – 87 Terrace Farm.  Cheviot – 83 Harrot Hill Farm, 80 Windhall.  Swaledale – 82 Muncaster Head Farm, 69 Sherriff, 68, 53 Sneckyeat Farm, 61, 50 Keskadale, 60 Plumbland Farm, 59 Town End . Herdwick – 77 Whinnerah, 55 Strudda Bank.

 

Cast Rams (per head – £):-  Charollais – 127 Outgang Farm. Texel – 105 Green Close, 100 Parsonage Farm. Swaledale – 89 Keskadale. Cheviot – 83 Rannerdale. Herdwick – 76 Stonecroft.

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