Sales Reports

Primestock
19th December 2018
On Wednesday 19th December 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 43 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls, 1951 prime sheep including 1620 lambs and 331 cast ewes and rams D & MA Wilson Son, Lamplugh Hall topped both the pence per kilo and per head with 2 tremendous Lmousin bulls, 1 making 217.5ppk and the other making £1340.78 both were purchased by TL Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 217.5, 213.5 Lamplu...

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Primestock
12th December 2018
On Wednesday 12th December 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 50 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 23 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2495 prime sheep including 1984 lambs and 511 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a shapely Limousin Bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall selling for 213.50 pence to Les Fell. Leading the sale in price per head was another Limousin Bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall achieving £1398....

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Christmas Show & Sale of calves & Dairy Cattle and Store Sale
7th December 2018
A seasonal entry of Store Cattle sold to similar rates topping at £1095 for a Limousin Steer from AR Mason, Annaside Farm, Bootle. Heifers sold to £1035 twice, both times for Limousins from W Sharpe, Woodend Lodge, Lamplugh. Steer: – Limousin – 1095, 1015, 995 Annaside Farm, 1065, 965 Woodend. Aberdeen Angus – 1075 Upmanby Farm, 1035 Annaside Farm. British Blue – 1075 Woodend. Shorthorn – 775 Whitekeld Farm, 655 Armaside Farm. Heifer: – Limousin – 1035(2) Woodend, 925 Annaside Farm, 875 Nr Br...

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Primestock
5th December 2018
On Wednesday 5th December 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 32 prime bulls, 2390 prime sheep including 1678 lambs and 712 cast ewes and rams With a tremendous show of bulls forward for our Christmas show the leading price per kilo was awarded to a shapely Limousin bull from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm selling for 210.50 pence (£1438.65) purchased by Les Fell. The top price of the day was a Limousin...

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Christmas Primestock Show & Sale
3rd December 2018
On Monday 3rd December, Mitchell’s livestock auctioneers and valuers held their Annual Christmas prize show and sale of 94 cattle and 200 butchers lambs. This sale was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington Ltd, Dodd & Co Accountants, Hundith Hill Hotel, JELF and Brockbank solicitors. Claire Cropper and John Mellin of Mill House Farm, Long Preston travelled to judge the cattle section. Which in many people’s eyes was seen to be the best show of prime butchers cattle for sometime at this renowne...

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Primestock
28th November 2018
On Wednesday 28th November Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 37 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls, 2277 prime sheep including 1515 lambs and 762 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo were two tremendous Limousin Bulls selling for 213.5 pence. One shown by A & L Gott, Prospect House, Isel and the other shown by P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft, Mockerkin both purchased by Les Fell. Leading the sale in price per he...

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Store Sale
23rd November 2018
A very mixed show maintained recent rates ensuring all vendors went home satisfied with their days trading. Top of £1175 for a Blonde Steer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow, Dean. Heifers topped at £1145 for a Limousin from BJ Harrison, Beck Farm, Wigton. Steer: – Blonde d’Aquatine – 1175, 1165 Woodhall Brow Farm. Limousin – 1115 Beck Farm, 1105 Broom Farm, 1075 Beck Farm, 1035, 985, 945 Gibbtarn, 1000 Dean Farm, 965 Ullock Farm, 955 Annaside. Charolais – 1095 Beck Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 1055, 1045...

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Primestock
21st November 2018
On Wednesday 21st November 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 39 cattle, comprising 30 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and clean cattle and 2405 prime sheep, including 1799 lambs and 606 cast ewes and rams. Topping the cattle section in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin bull, from J Pattinson & Son, Uldale Hall, Wigton, selling for 209.5p/ kg,  £1294.49 to TL Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin 209.5, 204...

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