Primestock 25th August 2021

25th August 2021

On Wednesday 25th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 25 cattle comprising 14 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1985 prime sheep including 1410 prime lambs and 575 cast ewes and rams.

 

G&T Tyson, East House made top price per kilo with a Limousin Steer at 275ppk and receiving top price per head with a Limousin Heifer £1596.64 and both being purchased by MJ Wharton, Blackbrow.

 

Strong trade throughout the cattle and more could have been sold in high demand.

 

Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 275.00 East House.

Steer (Top price per head - £):-  Limousin- 1416.25 East House.

 

Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 274.00, 272.00 East House.

Heifer (Top price per head - £):- Limousin- 1596.64, 1556.32 East House.

 

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue- 210.00 South View. Holstein Friesian- 190.00 Lamplugh Hall.

 

Prime Bull (Top price per head - £):-  British Blue- 1155 South View. Holstein Friesian- 1037.40 Lamplugh Hall.

 

Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 216.00, 214.00 Lamplugh Hall, 207.00 Hunday Farm. British Blue- 215.00 Seaview, 210.00 Hunday Farm. Aberdeen Angus- 204.00 Sea View.

 

Prime Bull (Top price per head - £):-  Limousin- 1382.40, 1320.38 Lamplugh Hall. 1173.69 Hunday Farm. British Blue- 1380.30 Sea View, 1247.40 Hunday Farm. Aberdeen Angus- 1252.56 Sea View.

 

Cast Cows (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin- 185.00 Shatton Lodge, 166.00, 137.00 Eastlands. British Blue- 167.00 Lynedraw. Holstein Friesian- 159.00, 132.00 Watson Hill, 149.00, 135.00, 102.00 Waverbank. Ayshire- 126.00 Outgang Farm.

 

Cast Cows (Top price per head - £):-  Limousin- 1448.55 Shatton Lodge, 1035.84, 874.06 Eastlands. Holstein Friesian- 1249.74 Watson Hill, 1189.02, 912.60, 652.80 Waverbank, 880.44 Watson Hill. British Blue- 1118.90 Lynedraw. Ayshire- 685.44 Outgang Farm.

 

OTM Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 219.00 Eastlands.

OTM Steer (Top price per head - £):-  Limousin- 1296.48 Eastlands.

 

Prime Sheep

 

A Beltex lamb from Crozier & Langcake, High Moss made top price per kilo 302.3ppk and purchased by Jimmy Blenkorn. G Gate, Hollins Farm had a Texel lamb at 64kgs making £161.50 to T Harrison Butchers, Cockermouth.

Lambs making a good trade and many more could have been sold to all buyers.

 

 

 

 

Prime Lambs (Top price per kilo – pence):-

Beltex – 302.3 High Moss, 292.7, 287.5 Parkhouse Farm, 288.5 Greenbank Close, 264 The How, 259.8 Corn How, 253.7 Croft House. Texel – 295.2, 276.4 High Flatts, 285.5, 279.3 Corn How, 280.5 Rook Farm, 277.7 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 276.8 Parkhouse Farm, 276.8 Streetgate, 275.6, 274.5 Summerhill, 275 Grange Grassings, 275 High Moss, 275 Salter Hall, 273.8 Scales Farm. Charollais – 254.3 Overcroft, 239.3, 238.1 Streetgate, 234.4 Nr Branthwaite Edge. Texel X Herdwick – 247.3 Micklam Cottage, 238.8 Foxhouse Farm, 238.8 Low Hall Farm, 237.5 Grange Grassings. Suffolk – 244, 240.7 Sneckyeat Farm, 242.7 Bleak House Farm, 241.3 High Farm. Mule – 234.4 Shatton Lodge Farm, 233 Uldale Hall, 227.2 Low House, 222.1 Plumbland Farm, 222.1 Orchard Drive. Blue Texel – 232.1 Bleak House Farm. Cheviot – 232.1 Cragg House Farm.

 

Prime Lambs (Top price per head - £):-

Texel – 161.50, 152.50, 148.50 Hollins Farm, 153.50, 146.50 High Flatts, 153.50, 151.50 Briary Bank, 143.50, 130.50, 129.50 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 138.50 Rose Farm, 137.50 grange Grassings, 135.50 Morland Close, 129 Summerhill. Suffolk – 141.50, 103.50 Sneckyeat Farm, 112.50 Low House, 106.50 Shatton Lodge Farm. Beltex – 138.50 Greenbank Close, 130 High Moss, 120, 115 Parkhouse Farm, 119.50 Corn How, 113.50 The How, 104 Croft House. Charollais – 119.50 Overcroft, 105.50 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 100.50, 100 Streetgate. Mule – 105.50 Shatton Lodge Farm, 104.50 Low House, 102.50 Uldale Hall, 95.50 Plumbland Farm, 95.50 Orchard Drive. Texel X Herdwick – 104.50 Grange Grassings, 95.50 Foxhouse Farm, 95.50 Low Hall Farm, 91.50 Micklam Cottages. Blue Texel – 97.50 Bleak House Farm. Cheviot – 90.50 Cragg House Farm.

 

Cull Ewes (per head - £):-

Texel - 134, 122 Braithwaite Farm, 129 Summer Hill, 126, 119 Braithwaite Farm, 123, 116 Ewanrigg, 122, 119 Corney Hall, 121, 116 Hundith Hill, 119 High Moss, 116 Manesty View. Suffolk - 129, 100, 100, 86 Mosser Mains.  Bluefaced Leicester - 126, 71 Dyke Croft, 80 Holme Barn. Beltex – 100 Mosser Mains. Zwartbles – 100 Moorlands Close. Mule – 98 Braithwaite Farm, 97 Parsonage Farm, 96 Hundith Hill, 93 East Townend, 93 Mosser Mains, 92(2) Nr Branthwaite Edge. Cheviot - 95 Fold Head, 79 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 70 Seathwaite Farm, 69 Crpft House, 66 Langley, 59 Hinning House. Swaledale - 68 Uldale Hall, 66 Mosser Mains, 62, 57 Kirkgate, 61, 58, 53 Stockhow, 53 Hinning House. Herdwick – 60 Croft House Farm, 59 Foxhouse Farm, 42, 42 Melbutts, 42 Seathwaite Farm, 42 The Square. Scotch Blackface – 57 Croft House.

 

Cull Rams (per head - £):- 

Suffolk – 130 The Croft. Berrichon – 106 Middlegill Farm.