David Westgarth Show & Sale - 17/05/2024

17th May 2024

MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD, LAKELAND LIVESTOCK CENTRE, COCKERMOUTH

Market Report for Friday 17 May 2024

A tremendous show of heifer and calves were on offer which sold at extreme rates and many more could have been sold to vendors advantages.

Top price of the day was from GT Birkett, Lonscale Farm with an outstanding British Blue Heifer and Limousin x calf at foot selling for £3200.00

Breeding Cattle – British Blue Heifer with Heifer Calf: 3200, 2650, 2500 Lonscale Farm.

Limousin Heifer with Heifer Calf: 2300 Uldale Hall.

Further entries accepted at our fortnightly sales.

THE DAVID WESTGARTH SHOW & SALE OF EWES & HOGGS WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

A far increased entry sold to a massive trade.

The Show was judged by Mrs Angela Smith, after careful consideration the David Westgarth Memorial Trophy was awarded to the 1st prize pen of 5 Mule Hoggs with Lambs from noted home Winter Bros, Clickham Farm, Appleby. This super pen later sold for £248 per head and topped the sale selling to the judge. Reserve honours went to a pen of Continental hoggs with Lambs at foot from JA Ritson, Baggra Yeat later selling for £190 per head.  

A large entry of fell ewes came forward topping at a whopping £74 per life for Herdwick Ewes with young single Texel lambs from AW&A Porter, Boon Cragg.

Mule- 248,162, Clickham Farm. 158, Westray Farm. 138, 120, Burns Farm. 122, Lonscale Farm. 114, Brookfield. 100,98, 96 Rowan Garth.  Texel- 190,142, Baggra Yeat. 128,148 Parkside Road. 180,152,140,140,138 Croft House. 162, 132, 120, Rowan Garth. 154, 150,140 East Townend. 154,142, Winnerah. 136, Melbutts. 128, Woodend Farm. 126, Stockhill. Suffolk- 175, Clickham Farm. 146, Scalesmoor. 126 East Townend. Beltex- 158,154,146,144 Croft House. Cheviot- 124, Woodend Farm. 78, Muncaster Head Farm. Texel x Herd- 80, Low Whitebanks. 68,60, Penny Hill.  Herwick- 74,60, Boon Cragg. 72, 64,60, Westcoe Farm. 62, Far End Farm. 61, Low Whitebanks. 60 Middle Fell Farm. Swaledale- 64, Muncaster Head Farm. Badger- 62, Low Whitebanks.

Pen of 5 mule hoggs 

1st W inter Bros, Clickham Farm

2nd  Winter Bros, Clickham Farm

Pen of 5 Continental Hoggs 

1st Ritson, Baggra Yeat

2nd Winter,Clickham Farm

3rd Nichol, Winnerah

Pen of 10 hill bred 

1st Strawson, Muncaster Head Farm

2nd Strawson, Muncaster Head Farm

3rd Porter, Boon Cragg.

Champion  Winter, Clickham

Reserve Ritson Baggra Yeat.

Next Sale : Friday 24th May