Sale Report: Store and breeding stock 2 Feb 18

On Friday 2nd February 2018 Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers, Cockermouth held their fortnightly sale of store & breeding stock.

Store cattle

Another nice show of Store Cattle sold to a full ringside of buyers ensuring recent high rates were maintained. Top price today of £1185 for a British Blue Steer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow, Dean. Heifers to £1125 for a Blonde also from Messrs Wood, Woodhall Brow. Younger types were again in demand topping at £1075 for a yearling heifer from WB & SA Steele, Easthwaite, Wasdale and yearling steers sold to £1065 for a pair from J Todd & Sons, Low Eskholme, Ravenglass. Young Bulls continue to be a flying trade topping at £1125 for a Limousin from J & HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite.

Steer: British Blue – 1185 Woodhall Brow, 1125, 1025 Whins, 1035, 945 Drigg Moorside, 945 Low Godderthwaite. Limousin – 1165 Westray, 1125 Gate Ghyll, 1065(2) Low Eskholme, 1045 Brimmer Head, 1025 Low Manesty, 1005 Row End, 1005 Easthwaite, 985 Birk Howe. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 1145 Woodhall Brow. Aberdeen Angus – 1105 Whins. Simmental – 1045 East Townend, 985(4) Waterloo. Charolais – 895(3) Whitestones. Hereford – 865(4), 845(4) Waterloo.

Heifer: Blonde d’Aquitaine – 1125, 1035 Woodhall Brow. British Blue – 1115 Whins, 1065 Crooklands. Limousin – 1095, 1075, 1065 Hall Stanton, 1075 Gate Ghyll, 1075 Easthwaite Farm, 1055, 1045 Low Eskholme, 1035 Row End. Charolais – 1055, 1035, 1015 Crooklands. Saler – 925 East Townend. Aberdeen Angus – 905 Lowfields, 895 East Townend, 885 Crooklands. Beef Shorthorn – 905 Woodhall Brow.

Bulls: Limousin – 1125, 1105, 1095, 1075, 1045, 1015 Sandhills. Hereford – 875 Waterloo. Simmental – 825 Near Swallowhurst. Friesian – 655 Home Farm

 Store Cows: Limousin – 965, 935 Hollins, 725 Charles Ground. Blonde d’Aquitaine – 935 Brimmer Head. British Blue – 645 Charles Ground.

Calves

A small entry were well sold to a top of £340 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Richardson, Fleming Hall, Gosforth.

Heifer Calves : British Blue – 340, 320, 300 Fleming Hall.

Bull Calves : British Blue – 310 Fleming Hall.

Breeding Cattle

A strong demand with all classes well bid for.

Cow & Bull Calf: Aberdeen Angus – 1280 Hudson Place.

Incalf Cow: Aberdeen Angus – 1100, 1050, 1020, 1000 Thomsen Estates, 980 Hudson Place.

 

Sheep

Store Hoggs wanted to a top of £70 paid three times. In-Lamb ewes sold to £82 for Mule 3 shears.

Store Hoggs: Suffolk – 70, 62 Low Garth. Texel – 70 Mosser Heights, 58 Middlegill. Mule – 70 Mosser Heights, 52.50 Low Garth.

In-lamb Ewes: Mule – 82, 79, 77, 65 Low Waterside.

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