Sales Reports

Primestock 8th July 2020
8th July 2020
On Wednesday 8th July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1502 prime sheep including 1100 prime lambs and 402 cast ewes. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin bull from J & HD Langcake, Sandhills Farm selling for 209 pence to Thomas Fell.  Top price in this section was a British Blue bull from WE Callion & Sons, Lodge Farm achieving £1237.28 purchased by...

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Friday 3rd July 2020 - Store and breeding stock
3rd July 2020
A good entry for the time of year sold to a fantastic trade surpassing all expectations. Good to see vendors back in the mart showing their stock and creating a great atmosphere and buzz. Heading up the store trade today was a strong Aberdeen Angus Steer from RS&E Gate, Near Branthwaite Edge. This great consignment averaged an impressive £1192.50. Heifers sold to a top of £1145 for a Limousin from BW Noble, Gibbtarn. Young Bulls to £1025 for a Limousin Bull from EJ&RJ Wear, Howe Green. Next fo...

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Primestock 1st July 2020
1st July 2020
On Wednesday 1st July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 81 cattle comprising 48 cull cattle and 33 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1517 prime sheep including 1268 prime lambs and 250 cast ewes. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin heifer from I & CL Richardson, Greenlands, Cockermouth selling for 240 pence per kilo to Wilson Willis Butchers of Cleator Moor. Another super heifer from the same home topped per...

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Primestock 24th June 2020
24th June 2020
On Wednesday 24th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 71 cattle comprising 54 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1048 prime sheep including 715 prime lambs and 333 cast ewes. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from RA Rawling, Overcroft selling for 201 pence per kilo purchased by George Chapman.  Top price of the day was a Limousin cow from J Walker, Oxenriggs achieving £1333.50 selling to Les Fel...

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Friday 19th June 2020 - Store and breeding sale
19th June 2020
A seasonal entry forward with all classes finding ready homes as demand for stores remains very strong as numbers tighten. Trade was tremendous throughout to a top of £1195 for a Charolais Heifer from GW Hird, Westray Farm. Steers to £1155 for a Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll. A good entry of young bulls forward topped at £1005 for a Limousin from EJ&RJ Wear, Howe Green. Store cattle Steers – Limousin – 1155 Gate Ghyll, 1075 Drigg Moorside, 1055 Waverbank, 1035, 925 Low Garth, 945...

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Primestock 17th June 2020
17th June 2020
On Wednesday 17th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 83 cattle comprising 72 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 943 prime sheep including 698 spring lambs and 245 cast ewes and rams. Cast cows on fire once again in Mitchells Auction Mart with an outstanding run of cows and again more buyers attending due to the quality forward.  An outstanding sale average of 133.73 pence per kilo. The leading price per head was £1326 for ...

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Primestock 10th June 2020
10th June 2020
On Wednesday 10th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 65 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1272 prime sheep 1075 prime lambs and 197 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle continue to be well sold. Clean Cattle sold to 208p for a Blonde Heifer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow who also sold the top gross with a Blonde Steer making £1271.60. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Blonde – 208 Woodha...

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Friday 5th June 2020 - Breeding & Store Sale
5th June 2020
A seasonal entry of Store Cattle proved good to sell with improved optimism in the beef industry. All classes wanted. The days’ top price of £1215 was paid for a Charolais Heifer from Messrs Graham, Lynedraw, Ireby. Steers topped at £1175 for a Limousin from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet.   A handful of Bulls forward sold to £1005 for a Limousin from RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen. Store cattle Steer: - Limousin – 1175, 1135 Gibbtarn, 1095 Hill Farm, 1065 Stockbridge.  British Blue ...

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