Sale Report: Primestock 5th December 2018

On Wednesday 5th December 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 32 prime bulls, 2390 prime sheep including 1678 lambs and 712 cast ewes and rams

With a tremendous show of bulls forward for our Christmas show the leading price per kilo was awarded to a shapely Limousin bull from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm selling for 210.50 pence (£1438.65) purchased by Les Fell. The top price of the day was a Limousin bull shown by D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall achieving £1446.99 purchased by Les Fell.

In the cast cow section leading the sale in price per kilo was a British Blue cow from P & A Jarman, Brow Top Farm at 165.50 pence selling for £1249.53.

 Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 210.50, 208.50 Prospect House Farm, 208.50, 200 Lamplugh Hall, 203.50 Lake View, 187.50 Lodge Farm, 179.50, 174.50 Willows Farm. British Blue – 188.50 Threapland Lees, 185.50 Ellenbank, 182.50 Willows Farm, 182.50 Lodge Farm, 180.50 Seaview, 180.50 South View, 179.50 East Mill Farm. British Friesian – 180.50 Seaview. Holstein Friesian – 167.50 South View, 164.50, 160.50, 156.50 Threapland Lees, 161.50 Waites Farm, 161.50, 144.50 Lamplugh Hall, 158.50 Acrewalls. Holstein – 154.50 Acrewalls. Swedish Red and White – 141.50 Grange Farm.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1446.99, 1440 Lamplugh Hall, 1438.65, 1368.25 Prospect House Farm, 1351.24 Lake View, 1262.78, 1109.31 Willows Farm, 1250.63 Lodge Farm. British Blue – 1233.58 Ellenbank, 1220.59, 1071.62 East Mill Farm, 1213.63 Lodge Farm, 1155.20 Seaview, 1131.50 Willows Farm, 1085.76 Threapland Lees. British Friesian – 1036.07 Seaview. Holstein Friesian – 1027.14 Waites Farm, 996.45 Grange Farm, 981.92 Lamplugh Hall, 931.30 South View, 922.12, 875.14, 857.62 Threapland Lees, 855.90 Acrewalls. Holstein – 877.56 Acrewalls. Swedish Red and White – 868.81 Grange Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue – 165.50 Brow Top Farm, 119.50 High Nook, 92.50 Knott Houses. Blonde – 164.50 Brow Top Farm. Saler – 133.50 Woodhall Brow Farm. Limousin – 116.50 Overcroft, 116.50 Woodhall Brow Farm, 107.50, 90.50 Knott Houses. British Friesian – 101.50 Baggrow Farm, 96.50 Dean Farm, 94.50 Weary Hall Farm. Holstein Friesian – 99.50, 92.50 Springfield Farm, 92.50 (x2), 90.50 Baggrow Farm, 91.50 Sorrowstones. Holstein – 89.50 Dean Farm, 89.50, 84.50 Bouch House Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- British Blue – 1249.53 Brow Top Farm, 726.56 High Nook. Blonde – 1128.47 Brow Top Farm. Saler – 1031.96 Woodhall Brow Farm. Limousin – 904.04 Overcroft, 866.76 Woodhall Brow Farm, 748.20, 666.99 Knott Houses. Holstein Friesian – 759.19, 605.88 Springfield Farm, 701.15, 653.41, 643.80 Baggrow Farm. British Friesian – 756, 628.25 Weary Hall Farm, 725.68 Dean Farm, 624.23 Baggrow Farm. Holstein – 689.15 Bouch House Farm, 655.14 Dean Farm.

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 108.50 Hodgson Green.

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 903.81 Hodgson Green.

Prime Sheep

With the SQQ average up again some 4.13 pence on the week at 191.33 pence per kilo, lambs were good to sell with light lambs under 39kg at 188.81 pence per kilo. Buyers were keen to bid and many more lambs could have been sold to meet their requirements.

Leading price per kilo was a Texel lamb from AG & KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm at 247.60 pence purchased by Jimmy Blenkhorn. Top price per head was a Texel lamb from CP Nixon, Seafield House selling for £109 to Mohamid Alam.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 247.60, 233.30, 229.10 Swinside End Farm, 242.30 Salter Hall, 236.80, 235 Green Marsh, 236.10, 234.20(x2), 228 Parkhouse Farm, 234.10 The Croft, 231.90 Seafield House, 231.30, 228 Woodside Cottage, 230.50 Sandhills Farm, 229.20 Sycamore House. Beltex – 242.10 Green Marsh, 236.30, 233.30, 232.40 Parkhouse Farm. Texel X Herdwick – 217.60, 194.70(x2) Stonecroft, 198.70 Foxhouse Farm, 196.10 Rowbrow Park, 195.50 Brimmer Head, 195.10 Grange Grassings. Cheviot – 198.60, 192.20 Hollin Head, 192.10 West Head Farm. Suffolk – 195 The Croft, 194 High Farm, 189.30 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 188.80 Strawberry How, 181.30 Briery Moss, 179.50 Westray Farm, 166.70 Woodhall Brow Farm, 164.60(x2) Croft House, 160 Acrewalls, 160 Acrewalls. Herdwick – 186.40, 181.40, 181.10, 174.20 West Head Farm, 177.10 Randle Gate. Mule – 185.70 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 181.70 High Side Farm, 179.10 Swinside End Farm, 172.20 Low Waterside Cottage, 168.20 Briery Moss. Swaledale – 181.30 Wythop Hall, 174.40, 171.40 Knott Houses, 173.70 High Side Farm, 171.80 Stone Croft, 170 Low Priorscales. Charollais – 174.20 Randle Gate.

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):- Texel – 109 Seafield House, 105, 95 Woodhall Brow Farm, 104, 103, 98.50, 98 Swinside End Farm, 101 High Flatts, 98 Far End Farm, 97 Woodside Cottage, 96 The Croft, 95 Green Marsh, 94.50 Sandhills Farm, 94.50 High Farm, 94.50 Salter Hall, 94.50 Frizington Parks. Beltex – 94.50, 91, 86 Parkhouse Farm, 92 Green Marsh. Suffolk – 90 Woodhall Brow Park, 85, 80 Fieldside, 84 Frizington Parks, 81.50 High Farm, 81 The Stable, 79.50 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 79(x2) Croft House, 79 Westray Farm, 78 The Croft. Texel X Herdwick – 80.50, 74(x2) Stonecroft, 80 Grange Grassings, 75.50 Foxhouse Farm, 74.50 Rowbrow Park, 72.50 East House. Charollais – 80 Fairfield Farm. Mule – 78 Arlecdon Hill Farm, 77 Swinside End Farm, 74.50 High Side Farm, 74 Sneckyeat Farm, 74 Briery Moss, 73 Shatton Lodge Farm, 71 Hinning House. Cheviot – 77 Stonecroft, 73 West Head Farm, 71.50 Hollin Head. Herdwick – 68.50 How Beck Lodge, 67, 63.50 West Head Farm, 62 Randle Gate. Swaledale – 68 Sneckyeat Farm, 68 Knott Houses, 67 Stonecroft, 66 High Side Farm.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 131, 105, 100, 90 Mayfield, 101, 89 The Croft, 91, 80 Grange Farm, 90 Bolt How, 89, 85 Woodhall Brow Farm, 87 Fairfield Farm, 86 Sally Hill, 83 Kirkland House, 81 Cherrytree House, 80 Riggingill, 80 Low Stowbank, 80 The Croft. Suffolk – 93, 74, 70, 50 Fairfield Farm, 80 High Flatts, 80 Croft House, 80, 76 Woodhall Brow Farm, 69 Low Stowbank. Rouge – 78, 50 Birks Farm. Zwartables – 75 Rowbrow Park, 70 Grange Farm. Mule – 66 Croft House, 65 Birks Farm, 62 Riggingill, 62 Dalzell St, 60, 50 Grange Farm, 60 Foxhouse Farm, 57, 53 Woodhall Brow Farm, 55 Kirkland House, 53 High Flatts, 53 Low Stowbank. Hampshire Down – 65 Grange Farm. Cheviot – 63 Stybeck Farm, 50 The Stable. Jacob – 49 Wha House Farm. Scottish Blackface – 44 Fairfield Farm, 32 Low Stowbank. Texel X Herdwick – 42 Gill Farm. Swaledale – 41 Uldale Hall, 40 Low Kinmont, 40 Farifield Farm, 38.50 Low Whitebank, 37.50 Low Stowbank. Herdwick – 41 Dalzell St, 39, 38 Rowbrow Park, 38 Foxhouse Farm, 37.50 Stybeck Farm, 37(x2), 36.50 Plumbland Farm, 37 Woodside Cottage.

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 113 Shatton Lodge Farm, 113, 108 Mayfield, 86, 80 Lamplugh Hall. Kerryhill – 81 (x2) Todholes. Swaledale – 50 Uldale Hall.  Cheviot – 48 Hollin Head.

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