Primestock

28th August 2019

On Wednesday 28th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls, 1801 prime sheep including 1451 lambs and 350 cast ewes and rams.

Prime Bulls topped the pence per kilo section with a 704kg Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker & Son Beechcroft selling for 188.50p to TL Fell, also achieving the leading price per head was a Limousin bull from P&PI Walker & Son at 748kg selling for £1365.10 again to TL Fell.

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 188.50, 182.50 Beechcroft, 183.50, 180.50 UIdale Hall, 181.50 Lowside Farm. British Blue – 182.50, 181.50 East Mill Farm, 180.50 Lowside Farm. British Friesian – 154.50, 147.50 Lynedraw.

Prime Bull (Top price per head – £):- Limousin – 1365.10, 1327.04 Beechcroft, 1123.02, 987.34 Uldale Hall, 1040 Lowside Farm. British Blue – 1173.48, 1016.40 East Mill Farm, 1010.80 Lowside Farm. British Friesian – 787.95, 778.25 Lynedraw Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Aberdeen Angus – 128.50 Rakefoot. Simmental – 125.50 Rakefoot. British Blue – 123.50 Burton House Farm. Holstein – 119.50 Frizington Hall. British Friesian – 119.50 Uldale Hall, 108.50 Aldoth Farm, 94.50 Thornbank Farm, 88.50 Weary Hall Farm. Holstein Friesian – 118.50 Waites Farm, 113.50 Barnyard, 110.50 Burton House Farm, 88.50 Grange Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 91.50 Hazel Head Farm. Jersey – 80 Thornbank Farm.

Cast Cows (Top price per head – £):- Aberdeen Angus – 1002.30 Rakefoot. Simmental – 865.95 Rakefoot. Holstein Friesian – 853.20 Waites Farm, 766.13 Barnyard, 727.09 Burton House Farm, 608.88 Grange Farm. British Blue – 839.80 Burton House Farm. Holstein – 836.50 Frizington Hall. British Friesian – 724.17 Uldale Hall, 698.74 Aldoth Farm, 608.58 Thornbank farm, 500.91 Weary Hall Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 585.60 Hazel Head Farm. Jersey – 426.40 Thornbank Farm.