Friday 27th May - Second sale of ewes with lambs at foot also store cattle

27th May 2022

MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD

Market Report for Friday 27th May 2022.

 

Store cattle hit the heights once again in the Lakeland livestock centre with quality that we present at our fortnightly sales. The buyers order books were brimming with demand and left our sellers more than happy with their days trading.

 

Store cattle-

Heifers – Limousin- 1395, 1315 Shatton Lodge, 1235, 1155 Ullock, 1155, 1095 Strawberry How, 1125, 1095 Stainburn Hall, 1085 Gate Ghyll, 1075 Aldoth. Charolais- 1195 Baldmire. Blonde- 1185 Baldmire. Aberdeen Angus- 1165 Baldmire. Hereford- 1085 Langley Farm. Fleckvieh- 1085 Town Head. Simmental- 1055 Baldmire. British Blue- 1000, 965 Hinning House, 925(3) Town Head.

Steers – British Blue- 1355 Shatton Lodge, 1185, 1125(2), 1115, 1105(3) Strawberry How, 1135(4), 1075(7) Town Head. Limousin- 1335, 1265, 1195 Nook Farm, 1325, 1305 Shatton Lodge, 1215, 1205(2), 1175(2) Strawberry How, 1175 Gate Ghyll. Saler- 1135(2), 1075(2), 885(2) Town Head. Fleckvieh- 1135 Town Head.

Bulls- Blonde- 1075(3), 1045 Eirinntalla. Aberdeen Angus- 935 Low Stanger.

Store Cows: - Limousin- 1075 Langley Farm. Blonde- 1025 Low Godderthwaite.

 

Breeding Sheep –

Mitchells auction ewe and lamb sale just keeps giving and giving . You had to be present to believe what was happening with prices.

The sale opened up with some outstanding lowland  breeds. Then followed on with a superb entry of hillbred types mainly being herdwick ewes with cross bred lambs at foot.

Bidding was frantic thoughout with the sale animals  being distributed across the British isles . The Quote of the sale would have to be “these are £20 a life dearer than other centres”

Shearling & Lambs- Texel- 140 Woodhow. Herdwick- 73.50 Newlands Park.

Ewes & Lambs- Beltex- 140, 135, 135, 129, 120 Stephney Farm, 133 Croft House. Texel- 130, 123, 122, 118, 117, 116 Croft House, 120, 118 Brimmer Head, 118 Woodhow, 117 North Moses. Cheviot- 90 Low Stowbank, 80 Wha House, 77, 72 Burnthwaite. Mule- 90 Brimmer Head, 88, 86 Woodhow, 79 Low Stowbank. Herdwick- 80, 76, 75, 71 Low Stowbank, 80, 74 Undercragg, 76, 72 Crosbythwaite, 71 Brookfield, 69 Wescoe. Swaledale- 66 Wha House, 61 Low Stowbank, 61, 60 Gill Bank, 58.50 Whinnerah.

Hoggs & Lambs- Texel- 124, 118, 101, 83 Whinnerah.