Sales Reports

Primestock 17th August 2022
17th August 2022
On Wednesday 17th August 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 55 cattle comprising 49 cull cattle and 6 clean cattle, 1514 prime sheep including 1038 lambs and 476 cast ewes and rams.   Messrs H Thompson, Springfield Farm topped the clean cattle section in both pence per kilo and per head with a Limousin Steer at 243ppk £1691.28 being purchased by G Chapman.   Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 243, 229 Springfield Farm. B...

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Anniversary Show and Sale of Store Cattle
12th August 2022
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Friday 12th August 2022   A marvellous entry of cattle assembled for the August show and sale in turn attracting a crowded ringside of purchasers who competed strongly to ensure an outstanding trade ensuring vendors went home delighted. The show and sale was kindly sponsored by R.A.F. Engineering, Dodd & Co, and Agri-Lloyd with judging in the capable hands of Mr Mark Wills. After carrying out a professional job the championship rosette was awarded t...

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Primestock 10th August 2022
10th August 2022
On Wednesday 10th August 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle, 10 prime bulls and 5 clean cattle, 1693 prime sheep including 1210 prime lambs and 464 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle sold to of 264ppk for a Charolais bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft Mockerkin. Top gross was £1726.35 for a Limousin bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft Mockerkin.   Outstanding ring of buyers once again stood tall making pri...

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Primestock 3rd August 2022
3rd August 2022
On Wednesday 3rd August 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 39 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle, 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1070 prime sheep including 837 lambs and 233 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle sold to a top of 245ppk for a Limousin Steer from RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen. Top gross was £1479.34 for a Limousin Bull from JA Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington.   Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 245 Overc...

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Primestock 27th August 2022
27th July 2022
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 27th July 2022 On Wednesday 27th July 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 57 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle, 15 prime bulls and 3 clean cattle, 1019 prime sheep including 751 lambs and 268 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle topped at 249p or £1715.61 for a Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 240 Lowside Farm, 228, 2...

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Primestock 27th July 2022
27th July 2022
On Wednesday 27th July 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 57 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle, 15 prime bulls and 3 clean cattle, 1019 prime sheep including 751 lambs and 268 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle topped at 249p or £1715.61 for a Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin.   Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 240 Lowside Farm, 228, 224 Hunday Farm.   Prime Heifer (Top price per head - £):- Limo...

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Primestock 20th July 2022
20th July 2022
On Wednesday 20th July 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 39 cast cattle, 1204 prime sheep including 788 lambs and 416 cast ewes and rams.   Cast cows are a roaring trade with no excuse for keeping any passengers. Travelled cows reaping the rewards of the Cockermouth trade topping at 245ppk for a British Blue cow from C B Parsons, Slealands, Longtown grossing £1707.65. Top gross of the day was a Holstein Friesian cow at £1717.70 from R & M A...

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Friday 15th July - Opening Sale of Store Lambs, Store, Breeding & Feeding Cattle
15th July 2022
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Friday 15TH July 2022 Store Sheep The opening sale of store lambs went off with a bang with a super trade witnessed. Plenty of buyers around the ring and many more required for the next sale in a fortnights time on Friday 29th July. Top of £98.50 for Texel wethers from JW Hartley, Low Priorscales, Calderbridge. Sale average £87.96 and more required.   Texel- 98.50, 98, 90 Low Priorscales, 97 Punderland, 93 Cathow. Suffolk- 88 Strudda Bank. Sto...

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