Sales Reports

Primestock 22nd September 2021
22nd September 2021
On Wednesday 22nd September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 70 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 25 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1908 prime sheep including 1333 spring lambs and 575 cast ewes and rams. A tremendous shapely Limousin bull from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall made top price kilo at 242ppk and also top price per head £1476.20 being sold to TL Fell. Heifers to 236p from RG&JM Smith, Lake View, Millbeck purchased by J Birbeck. ...

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Annual Show & Sale of Bluefaced Leicester Rams & Females
20th September 2021
On Monday 20TH September 2020 Mitchells held their annual Bluefaced Leicester show & sale. A catalogued entry of 74 Bluefaced Leicesters met a spirited trade following on from the delightful Mule Gimmer lamb trade witnessed the previous Friday. The show was kindly sponsored by Dodd & Co Accountants with judging in the capable hands of Mr Andrew Fell, Mosedale. Championship honours were awarded to W&PA Walton & Son, Low Kinmont, Corney with a Shearling Ram which later sold for £1300 purchased ...

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Annual Sale of Continental Gimmers and Lakeland Store Lambs Saturday 18th September 2021
18th September 2021
The Great Annual Lakeland sale of 5,035 Store Lambs and Continental X Gimmer lambs was held on Saturday 18th September. Following on from the Mule gimmer lambs the previous day, the Continental and Suffolk ewe lambs sold to a fabulous trade with an abundance of customers around the ring. Top of £142 was paid for a Black Texel gimmer lamb from Mosser Mains Farm, Mosser; the proceeds of this lamb being kindly donated to Alzheimer’s Society. TexelXMule gimmer lambs from A Fearon, Kirkland House so...

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Annual Show & Sale of Mule Gimmer Lambs Friday 17th September 2021
17th September 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart conducted its Annual Lakeland Prize show & Sale of a catalogued entry of 9,035 Mule gimmer lambs on Friday 17th September.  The pre sale show was expertly judged by Mr Trevor Foster, Sebergham & Mr Bruce Davies, Abergaveny with Mr Andrew Cook as Referee, with two sections to place; the large breeders and small breeders. The sale was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington, Hundith Hill Hotel & Lakeland Trailers & Services. Championship rosette and the Johnny Matterson Memor...

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Primestock 15th September 2021
15th September 2021
On Wednesday 15th September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 78 cattle comprising 64 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1986 prime sheep including 1389 prime lambs and 597 cast ewes and rams. The top price was 241pence per kilo paid for a Limousin Bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall, Workington.  Top price per head was £1562.00 paid for a Limousin bull from JP Lister, Oughterside Mill. Prime Heifers sold to 220 pence per ...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 10th September 2021
10th September 2021
Store cattle Store cattle sold to a grand trade topping at £1335 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Santon. Other heifers sold to £1325 from R&S Purdham, Low Boonwood, Gosforth. Steers topped at £1235 for an Angus from SPE Hill, Lowfields Farm, Irton. Next fortnightly sale is the September show and sale on Friday 24th September. Catalogue made on Friday 17th September. Steers – Angus- 1235 Lowfields, 1205, 1105 Highside, 1155, 1135(2), 1095 Waverbank. Simmental- 1215, 11...

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Primestock 8th September 2021
8th September 2021
On Wednesday 8th September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 50 cull cattle and 3 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1735 prime sheep including 1279 spring lambs and 456 cast ewes and rams. Top price of 248p or £1616.96 was paid for a Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin purchased by MJ Wharton. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 248 Beechcroft, 222 Lowside Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 228 Lows...

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Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd September
3rd September 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart held its annual two day Show and Sale of 4932 Breeding Sheep on Thursday 2nd September and Friday 3rd September. Breeding Rams The Show was kindly sponsored by Robinson & Co and Macmin Ltd. The judge in the Ram section was Ms Rosie Thompson, High Hall who conducted an expert job and commented on the great quality of rams forward. The Championship rosette was awarded to M & C Wharton, Somerfield House, Thursby with a Beltex x Texel Shearling later selling for £1,300. Re...

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