Sale Report: Primestock 5th September 2018

On Wednesday 5th September 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 50 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2212 prime sheep including 1723 lambs and 489 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers.

A quality show of prime bulls were forward with a shapely Limousin bull from G & T Tyson, East Farm achieving the leading price per kilo and per head at 217.50 pence selling for £1492.05 purchased by Les Fell.  Many more could have been sold with buyers keen to purchase prime cattle.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 217.5, 212.5, 211.5 East House, 216.5, 210.5, 198.5 Prospect House Farm, 199.5, 196.5, 194.5 Lamplugh Hall.  Swedish Red – 186.5, 157.5 Grange Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 181.5 Grange Farm.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):-  Limousin –£1492.05, £1326, £1279.25, £1226.70 East House, £1395.15, £1318.71, £1202.99 Lamplugh Hall, £1333.92, £1313.52, £1283.85 Prospect House Farm.  Swedish Red – £1029.48, £811.13 Grange Farm.  Holstein Friesian – £976.47 Grange Farm

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 160.5, 147.5, 134.5 Hill Farm, 155.5 Prospect House Farm, 155.5 Rowbrow Park, 154.5 South View, 146.5 Ellen Bank, 133.5 Foxhouse Farm.  British Friesian – 139.5 116.5 Harrington Parks.  Charolais  – 137.5 Ellen Bank.  British Blue – 132.5 Ellen Bank, 129.5 Stonethwaite Farm, 119.5 Rowbrow Park.  Holstein Friesian – 129.5, 102.5 Barnyard, 125.5 Threapland Lees, 125.5, 114.5, 112.5 Row Hall, 119.5 East Farm, 110.5, 109.5 Watson Hill.  Ayrshire – 129.5 Threapland Lees.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):-  Limousin –  £973.35 South View, £967.21 Prospect House, £946.95 Hill Farm, £937.67 Rowbrow Park.  Charolais – £896.50 Ellen Bank.  British Friesian – £1007.19, £750.26 Harrington Parks.  British Blue – £795 Ellen Bank, £669.20 Rowbrow Park.  Holstein Friesian – £9943.56 Barnyard, £854.43 East Farm, £823.28 Row Hall, £979.16 Watson Hill, £770.57 Threapland Lees.  Ayrshire –  £1078.74 Threapland Lees.

OTM Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Holstein – 133.50 Watson Hill.

OTM Heifer (Top price per head – £):-  Holstein –  £918.48 Watson Hill.

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Blonde – 119.50 Outgang.

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):-  Blonde – £995.44 Outgang Farm

Prime Sheep

With more lambs forward on the previous week the SQQ average was 183.30 pence per kilo.  With an outstanding run of Beltex lambs from TA & ST Jefferson, Aspatria Hall they topped the market in price per head and per kilo.  Leading price was £120 purchased by Tony Harrison, Butchers of Cockermouth.  Leading price per kilo was a 46kg lamb at 250 pence per kilo which was purchased by W Lindsays Butchers of Cockermouth.

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Beltex – 250.0, 244.9, 240.8, 239.1, 234.9 Aspatria Hall, 228.0, 200.0  Parkhouse Farm.  Texel –  234.0 High Flatts, 229.8 Wardhall Guards, 225.5 Fieldside, 225.0 High Moss, 218.6 Jenkin Cross, 218.2 Loughhead Farm, 217.6, 207.80 Segbushwell, 214.10, 209.80 Sandhills Farm, 213.30 Robin Hood, 209.10 Greenbank Close, 207.5 Parsonage Farm, 207.0 Lamplugh Hall, 207.0 Bothel Craggs.  Bleu du Maine 206.80 High Low Hall, 195.10 Woodside Cottage.  Suffolk 183.0, 182.20 High Flatts, 181.7, 173.6 High Farm, 170.7, 169.3 Woodhall Brow Farm.  Charollais – 187.5 Grange Farm.  Mule – 180.50, 166.30 Swinside End Farm, 158.10 Tortolocate, 157.70 Segbushwell.  Herdwick X Texel –  183.3 Crookdake Cottages, 181.9 Orthwaite Hall, 178.00 Grange Grassings.

Prime Lambs (Top price per head – £):-  Beltex £120, £118, £115, £110, £101, Aspatria Hall, £91 Parkhouse Farm.  Texel – £110 High Flatts, £108 Wardhall Guards, £106 Fieldside, £106 Segbushwell, £99 Lamplugh Hall, £96 Loughead Farm, £96 Robin Hood, £96 High Moss, £96 Braithwaite Farm, £95 Chapel Howe, £95 Salter Hall.  Bleu du Maine – £91 High Low Hall, £80 Woodside Cottage, £77 Wardhall Guards.  Berrichon – £87 Blake Hills.  Suffolk – £85 Near Branthwaite Edge, £82.50, £82 High Flatts, £78.50 Scalesmoor, £75.50 Fairladies Farm, £74.50 Woodhall Brow, £74.50 High Farm, £74 Strawberry How, £73 Birks Farm.  Mule –  £82 Segbushwell, £76.50, £74 Swinside End Farm, £68 Torolocate.  Charollais – £75 Grange Farm.  Cheviot –  £65 Woodside Cottage.  Herdwick X Texel – £73 Grange Grassings, £70 Greenbank Close, £68 Woodside Cottage.

Cull Ewes (per head – £):-  Charollais – £113 Hundith Hill Farm.  Suffolk – £112 Birks Farm, £101, Near Branthwaite Edge.  Texel –   £109, £85 Overcroft, £99 Orchard Farm, £91 Croftside Farm, £89, £86 Sycamore House.  Bleu du Maine – £89 Overcroft.  Mule –  £73 Salter Hall, £64 Riggingill, £60 Far End Farm.  Cheviot – £71, £69 Blake Hills.  Bluefaced Leicester –  £70 Cathow Farm.  Zwartble –  £68 Parsonage Farm.  Swaledale – £55, £42 Shatton Lodge Farm, £46 Meadowbank, £45 Riggingill, £42 Stubbsghyll.  Herdwick – £37 Stubbs Ghyll, £34 Taw House, £33 Ponsonby Hall Farm, £30 Winscales Farm West.

Cast Rams (per head – £):-  Suffolk – £76 Dalzell Street.  Berrichon – £62 Blake Hills.  Texel – £62 Blake Hills.  Herdwick – £42 The Oaks

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