Sales Reports

Primestock
4th December 2019
On Wednesday 4th December 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 40 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1996 prime sheep including 1677 lambs and 319 cast ewes and rams.   D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall had a tremendous Limousin bull making top price per head and per kilo at £1284.38, 205.50ppk which went on to be purchased by TL Fell. Cows sold to 148.5p or £1084 for a Limousin from BW Hewitson, Shatton Lodge.  ...

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Primestock
27th November 2019
On Wednesday 27th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 69 cattle comprising 49 cull cattle, 14 prime bulls and 6 clean cattle, 2163 prime sheep including 1725 lambs and 438 cast ewes and rams.   Top price of 194.5p was achieved for a Charolais Heifer from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm. Clean to £1174 for another also from TB Stamper & Sons. Prime Bulls topped at 188.5p for a Limousin from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Top gross was £1329 for a ...

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Christmas Primestock Show & Sale
25th November 2019
A wonderful Christmas show and sale of Prime Butchers Cattle and lambs at the Lakeland Livestock Centre. Judging duo of Philip and David Parkin, of 'Parkin Family Butchers' kindly travelled to judge the cattle section. We were privileged to have Mr Richard Haigh, Selby Livestock Auctioneer to conduct the lamb judging. With what can only be described as one hell of a show of cattle, with numerous beasts worthy champions, the Parkins favourite word used on the evening was 'awesome'! After two hou...

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Storestock
22nd November 2019
A seasonal entry sold to another improved trade with confidence beginning to recover around the finished beef market. Top of £1095 for an Aberdeen Angus Steer from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm. Heifers to £1075 for a Limousin from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn. Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 6th December in conjunction with the Christmas Show of Calves. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.   Steer: - Aberdeen Angus – 1095, 895 Whins Farm, 985,975 Row End Farm, 965 865 Drigg Moorsid...

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Primestock
20th November 2019
On Wednesday 20th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 48 cattle comprising 39 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and prime cattle, 2013 prime sheep including 1539 lambs and 474 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Bulls sold to recent rates topping at £1516 for a Limousin Bull from G&AE Marrs, Cathow. Top pence per kilo was 194.5p for a Simmental Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Cast Cows sold slightly dearer on the week to a top of £1098 or 129.5p ...

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Primestock
13th November 2019
On Wednesday 13th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle, 10 prime bulls and 4 clean cattle, 2500 prime sheep including 1905 lambs and 595 cast ewes and rams.   All classes well bid for providing pleasing returns. Top price of 197.5p or £1425.95 for a Charolais Bull from P&PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft. Cows sold to 144.5p for a Limousin from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall. Top gross for cows was £953.79 f...

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Storestock
8th November 2019
Suckled Calves   The Second Sale of Suckled Calves sold to a fantastic trade with a large ringside of buyers in attendance. The trade was topped at £985 for a Limousin Bull from D&J Richardson, Whitehead Brow. Steers to £925 for a Limousin from T Dixon, Wyndham Terrace. Heifers to £835 for a British Blue from J&E Nichol, Whinnerah.   Steer:-  Limousin – 925 Wyndham Terrace, 785, 765 Whinnerah, 755, 725, 715 Newhouse Farm, 745, 715 Langley Farm. British Blue – 905 Whinnerah. Charolais – 715...

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Primestock
6th November 2019
On Wednesday 6th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 25 prime bulls, 2136 prime sheep including 1702 lambs and 434 cast ewes and rams.   Messrs P & PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft made top price per head with a superb Charolais bull selling at £1524 and being purchased by TL Fell. A Limousin bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall made top price per kilo at 201.50ppk also being purchased by TL Fell....

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