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24th July 2024

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Mitchells Livestock Auctioneers and Valuers will provide a fair, enjoyable and competitive livestock market for all it’s customers, thus making the Company as successful as possible for the benefit of the local farming community, shareholders and staff.

Career Opportunity 

Auctioneer/Trainee Auctioneer

An opportunity to join the team at Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd, Cockermouth The role is centred around the livestock markets and will offer significant and long-term career opportunities for the right applicant in a long established, expanding and successful business.

The position is available to develop the continued growth and progression of the business. Located in one of the country’s best livestock production areas serving our large valued rural client base in west Cumbria and the Lake District.

Job Description :  Mitchells are recruiting an experienced auctioneer or a person wishing to develop a career. Mitchells would welcome applications from persons with all levels of experience The role has huge potential for future career progression and business opportunities. The position is full time with an attractive salary and working terms available. 

How to apply :  For further information/application please contact in complete confidence.

Please apply with a C.V and handwritten covering letter to Andrew Wright, Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd, Lakeland Agricultural Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ. Email: [email protected]


About Us

Mitchells moved from their town centre site to their new multi-million pound, multifunctional site in 2002. The market plays a pivotal role in hosting many of the upland breeding sheep sales in Cumbria and is renowned as the centre for the Herdwick sheep.

The Lakeland Livestock Centre offers a critical service to the rural community and a vital link in the food supply chain. The facilities offer the opportunity for large and small producers alike to market their animals to UK wide breeders, feeders and abattoirs.


Quality Stock from Cumbrian Farms

Champion Mule Gimmer Lambs 2022
Champion Mule Gimmer Lambs 2022
Champion & Reserve Champion Christmas Fat Show 2022
Champion & Reserve Champion Christmas Fat Show 2022
Champion January Show & Sale of Store Cattle 2023
Champion January Show & Sale of Store Cattle 2023
Champion Herdwick Ewes 2022
Champion Herdwick Ewes 2022

Sale Sponsorship

We would like to thank our sponsors for the 2019 season.

Carrs Billington
Murray Farmcare
David Allen
Dodd & Co
Fultons Land Rovers
Eden Farm Supplies
Paul Chuter ATV
Robinson + co
Hundith Hill Hotel
Rickerby Ltd
Armstrong Watson
Brockbanks Solicitors
Massey Feeds
Lakeland Trailers & Services
North West Limousin Society
CT Haytons Ltd
Midland Feeds
DrainWise Civils Ltd

Find us at

Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ