Sale Report: Primestock 9 Jan 2019

On Wednesday 9th January 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 10 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1744 prime sheep including 1404 hoggs and 340 cast ewes and rams.

Topping the sale in price per kilo was a Limousin bull selling for 199.5 pence from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall and purchased by H Birkbeck. Leading the sale in price per head was a British Blue bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank achieving £1370.40 selling to TL Fell. 

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 199.50, 192.50 Lamplugh Hall. Simmental – 198.50 Ellenbank. British Blue – 188.50 Ellenbank. Hereford – 186.50, 182.50 Acrewalls. Holstein Friesian – 169.50, 168.50, 164.50 Lamplugh Hall. 

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- British Blue – 1370.40 Ellenbank. Simmental – 1278.34 Ellenbank. Limousin – 1224.93, 1189.65 Lamplugh Hall. Holstein Friesian – 1144.13, 990.78, 959.04, 749.07 Lamplugh Hall. Hereford – 1011.05, 1092.89 Acrewalls. 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 104.50 East House, 96.50 Baggra Yeat. Holstein Friesian – 104.50 Woodend, 95.50, 89.50 Threapland Lees, 90.50 Hodgson Green, 89.50 Grange Farm, 88.50 Watson Hill. British Friesian – 102.50, 90.50 Gutterby Farm, 98.50, 94.50 Harrington Parks, 94.50 Weary Hall.

Swedish Red & White – 92.50 Grange Farm. 

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Holstein Friesian – 768.08, 640.45 Woodend, 685.57, 671.37 Threapland Lees, 622.64 Hodgson Green, 615.08 Watson Hill. British Friesian – 734.93, 597.30 Gutterby Farm, 674.73 Harrington Parks, 674.73, 596.85 Weary Hall Farm. Swedish Red & White – 615.13 Grange Farm. Limousin – 613.74 Baggra Yeat, 590.43 East House. 

OTM Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 112.50 East House. Montbeliarde – 106.50 

OTM Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1037.25 East House.  Montbeliarde – 943.59 Outgang Farm. 

Prime Sheep

With a good show of hoggs forward the SQQ average this week was 194.6 pence per kilo. Leading the sale in pence per kilo was a shapely pen of hoggs from A & J Clark, Cherrytree House selling for 266.20 pence to Vivers Scotlamb. Top price per head was a tremendous Beltex hogg from M Stockdale, Crosshow Farm achieving £121 and purchased by Haighs, Butchers of Workington.

Prime Hoggs (Top price per kilo – pence):- Texel – 266.20, 256.60 Cherrytree House, 261, 240.40 Prospect House, 256.40, 250 Swinside End, 253.20, 249, 246 High House, 243.80 The How, 241.30 Mid Farm, 241 Burthwaite, 240.40 Crosshow, 239 Sycamore House. Beltex – 265 Prospect House Farm, 256.30, 248.80 Cherrytree House, 252.10 Crosshow Farm. Cheviot – 209 Stybeck, 206.80 West Head, 191.90 Hollin Head, 189.50 Stonecroft, 186.70(x2), 183.30, 180 Seathwaite, 182.90 Croft House. Texel X Herdwick – 197.50 Rowbrow Park, 191.90 Stonecroft, 189.30, 182.90 Croft House, 188.90, 182.90 Outgang Farm, 188.10 Grange Grassings, 187.90 Armaside, 186.80 Prospect House Farm, 185.90 Foxhouse, 185 Baggra Yeat. Suffolk – 191.50 High House, 184.40, 168.50 Beckhouse, 182.90 Bolton Wood Lane, 182.10 Armaside, 181.80 Woodhall Brow, 181.60 Sycamore House. Mule – 190.30(x2) Sella Farm, 181.50 Swinside End, 181.40 Fairfield, 180.70 High Side, 175.50 Kirkland House. Herdwick – 188.90 Millbeck Hall, 187.50 Fell Foot, 186.50 West Head, 185.90 Round Hill, 182.90 Hollin Head, 174.40 Thornholme, 173.80 Stonecroft. Swaledale – 185.70(x2) Bikett Mire, 185.70 High Side, 185.30 Millbeck Hall, 180.20 Baggra Yeat, 178.40 Hollin Head, 177.90 Thornholme. 

Prime Hoggs (Top price per head – £):- Beltex 121 Crosshow, 106 Prospect House, 102.50, 99.50 Cherrytree House. Texel 120 Beck House, 120 Cross How, 120, 117 The How, 119, 118(2), 117 High House(Nevinson) 118, 114(2) Hollins, 115(2), 113 Wardwarrow, 113 Prospect House. Cheviot 97 Taw House, 90, 84 Seathwaite, 81.50 Stybeck. Suffolk 91, 83 Beck House, 90 High House, 89 Sycamore House. Mule 88 Shatton Lodge, 86 Kirkland House, 83.50 Swinside End, 81.50 Whinnerah, 81 Thornholme, 79.50 Highside, 79.50 Croft House, 78 Fairfield. Hampshire 86 High House(Pinguey). Texel X Herdwick 80 Woodside, 79.50, 79 Croft House, 79 Row Brow Park, 79 Grange Grassings, 74 Baggra Yeat. Swaledale 77.50 Baggra Yeat, 76.50 Thornholme, 72 Sneckyeat, 66 Hollin Head, 65 Birkett Mire, 65 Highside. Herdwick 73 Stonecroft, 72.50 Taw House, 69 West Head, 68 Millbeck Hall, 68 Thornholme, 67.50 Fell Foot, 64 Hollin Head. 

Cull Ewes (per head – £):- Texel – 124 Wardhall Guards, 124, 108, 104, 100, 88 High Low Hall, 94(x2) Terrace Farm, 92 Woodhall Brow Farm, 90 Burthwaite, 89 Prospect House Farm. Bluefaced Leicester – 78 High House, 76 Wythop Hall, 74 Terrace Farm. Suffolk – 78 Croft House, 74 Frizington Parks. Mule – 72 High House, 60 Salter Hall, 59 Rose Farm, 58 Burthwaite, 58 Fairladies Farm. Cheviot – 65 Stonecroft. Rouge – 62 Birks Farm. Jacob – 50 Sycamore House. Swaledale – 42 Thornholme, 41(x2) Shatton Lodge Farm, 40 Strudda Bank, 37 Sherriff, 35 Glencoyne Farm. Herdwick – 41.50 Thornholme, 40 Stybeck Farm, 38 Prospect House Farm, 36 Glencoyne Farm. 

Cast Rams (per head – £):- Texel – 86 Strudda Bank, 80 Birks Farm, 72 Whinnerah, 72 Millbeck Hall, 70 Terrace Farm. Rouge 80 Birks Farm. Swaledale – 69, 66 Thornholme, 62 Terrace Farm, 58 Millbeck Hall. Herdwick – 69, 55 Thornholme, 62 Strudda Bank, 60 Whinnerah, 52 Millbeck Hall. Bluefaced Leicester – 63 Strudda Bank. Cheviot – 60 Stonecroft.

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