Sales Reports

Primestock
15th January 2020
On Wednesday 15th January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 70 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle, 17 prime bulls and 15 clean cattle, 1678 prime sheep including 1147 hoggs and 531 cast ewes and rams.   Another improved show of clean cattle sold to a fast trade producing great returns. D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall made top price per kilo with a tremendous Limousin steer selling at 210.50ppk to G Chapman. Top gross for clean was £1397.40 for ...

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Primestock
8th January 2020
On Wednesday 8th January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 55 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle, 15 prime bulls and 12 clean cattle, 1913 prime sheep including 1567 hoggs and 346 cast ewes and rams.   A good entry of clean cattle sold to a fast trade being in keen demand. Top of 200.5p for a Charolais Heifer from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm. Top gross was £1279.81 for a dairy bred Limousin from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm.   Prime Heifer (T...

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JANUARY OPENING SHOW AND SALE OF STORE CATTLE
3rd January 2020
Friday 3rd January 2020- Opening Show and Sale of Store Cattle A marvellous entry of 1085 quality Store Cattle was forward; the type of which has become synonymous with Cockermouth, which in turn attracted a packed ringside of prospective buyers from all corners of the UK. The Show was kindly sponsored by I’Anson Quality Feeds, Cornthwaite Group and Eden Farm Supplies. Judging was in the capable hands of Mrs Elaine Sedgewick who made the journey over from County Durham. After conducting the...

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Primestock
27th December 2019
On Friday 27th December 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of prime sheep with 1057 forward including 930 lambs and 127 cast ewes and rams.   Vendors forward were rewarded with a tremendous festive trade with all classes well bid for. Lambs topped at £124.50 for Texel Lambs from A&J Clark, Cherrytree House. Top pence per kilo was 257.7p for Beltex Lambs from I Powley, Green Marsh. Fell Lambs sold to £80.50 for Herdwicks from AG&KF Nicholson, Swinside End; or 1...

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Primestock
18th December 2019
On Wednesday 18th December 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 49 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2686 prime sheep including 1993 prime lambs, 509 cast ewes and rams and 184 Store Lambs.   Another decent entry of prime cattle topped at 204.5p or £1521.48 for a Limousin Bull from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Prime Steers to 190.5p for an Aberdeen Angus from TW West, Whinbank. Cast Cows topped at 148.5p or ...

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Primestock
11th December 2019
On Wednesday 11th December 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 69 cattle comprising 56 cull cattle, 5 prime bulls and 8 clean cattle, 1729 prime sheep including 1321 lambs and 408 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle sold to a top of 205.5p or £1417.95 for a Limousin Bull from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall and purchased by Mr L Fell. Clean Cattle topped at 188.5p or £1222.73 for a dairy bred British Blue Steer from W Gray & Sons, East Mill purchas...

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Storestock & Christmas Calf Show
6th December 2019
A seasonal entry of store cattle sold to similar rates topping at £1145 for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon. Heifers sold to £1105 twice, both times for Limousins from M Nixon, Hundith Hill Farm and Messrs Hodgson & Son, Croft End.   Steer: - British Blue – 1145, 1115 Hall Santon, 1065 Croft End, 1045 Brackenbarrow Farm, 1045 Woodend, 1025 Drigg Moorside. Blonde – 1125, 1035, 1025, 995 Woodside Farm. Limousin – 1085, 1025 Croft End, 1075 Hall Santon, 1065 Beck Farm, 1035, ...

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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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