Sales Reports

Friday 21st January - JN Todhunter, Woodend Dispersal of Machinery also Collective machinery sale
21st January 2022
Friday 21st January 2022- Farm Sale on behalf of JN Todhunter, Wood End Farm together with Collective Machinery On Friday 21st January 2022 Mitchell’s conducted the farm sale on behalf of Messrs Todhunter, Woodend Farm, Thornthwaite within the auction mart premises. A large crowd assembled to ensure a strong trade for the Todhunter family with their well maintained machinery attracting keen interest. The top price of £28,200 was paid for the John Deere 5100R 60reg tractor with loader purchas...

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Primestock 19th January 2022
19th January 2022
On Wednesday 19th January 2022, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 68 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 22 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1353 prime sheep including 864 hoggs and 489 cast ewes and rams.   Prime bulls topped at 240p or £1644 for a Simmental from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate. Black and White bulls sold to 195p or £1195.35 from AW Williamson, South View, Carlisle.     Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 218 ...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 14th January 2022
14th January 2022
A lesser entry than last weeks’ bonanza in terms of both numbers and quality however another strong trade with all classes in keen demand. Top price of £1345 was paid for an Angus Heifer from PM Barnes, Brook Cottage, Braithwaite. A LimousinXFri sold to £1235 from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington.   Next fortnightly sale on Friday 28th January. Entries invited to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 21st. Store cattle Heifers –  Aberdeen Angus – 1345 Brook Cottage. Limou...

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Primestock 12th January 2022
12th January 2022
On Wednesday 12th January 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 54 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 1468 prime sheep including 1097 prime hoggs and 371 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was an outstanding Limousin x holst bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall selling for 232 pence to Thomas Fell.  Top price of the day was also from the same good home D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall achieving £1474.08 again p...

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Opening Show & Sale of Store Stock
7th January 2022
The pre sale show was kindly sponsored by Eden Farm Supplies, I’Anson Quality Feeds, Taylors Farm Grain Services and R.A.F. Engineering Ltd. Judging was professionally carried out by Mr Ben Park, Kirklands Farm who awarded the ‘Willy Gill Trophy’ for Champion beast to I Powley, Green Marsh, Carlisle with their British Blue Heifer which later sold for £1800. Reserve honours went to the Limousin Steer from S Hardisty & Son, How Hall, Ennerdale which sold for £1480. Out with the show a fantastic...

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Primestock 5th January 2022
5th January 2022
On Wednesday 5th January 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 40 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1611 prime sheep including 1244 hoggs and 367 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm selling for 254 pence (£1480.82) purchased by Harold Birkbeck.  Top price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank selling for...

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