Sales Reports

Primestock
14th November 2018
On Wednesday 14th November Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 40 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls, 1797 prime sheep including 1406 lambs and 391 cast ewes and rams. Topping the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin Bull selling for 210.50 pence and £1351.41  from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm purchased by T L Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 210.5 Prospect House Farm, 194.5 Ul...

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Store Sale & 2nd Suckled Calf Sale
9th November 2018
Friday 9th November seen Mitchells Auction Mart packed to the rafters with both livestock and buyers. With our fortnightly sale commencing with over 1000 store lambs. These sold to extreme rates being dearer on the fortnight. Leading the sale was a nice pen of texel lambs shown by Far Reach making £80. Following this was the dispersal sale of the Low Kinmont beef breeding herd of outstanding cows incalf for the spring. Chris Walton has built his reputation over the years for great stock. A we...

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Primestock
7th November 2018
On Wednesday 7th November 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 24 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2199 prime sheep including 1754 lambs and 445 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kg and per head was a Charolais Bull shown by P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft achieving £1613.15 and 209.5p per kg purchased by TL Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Charolais – 209.5, 200.0 198.5 Beec...

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Primestock
31st October 2018
On Wednesday 31st October 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2238 prime sheep including 1379 lambs and 859 cast ewes and rams. Topping the sale in price per kilo were two tremendous Limousin Bulls selling for 213.5p per kg from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm and from Messrs P & PI Walker & son, Beechcroft. Leading the sale in price per head was a Limousin Bull achieving...

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Primestock
31st October 2018
On Wednesday 31st October 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2238 prime sheep including 1379 lambs and 859 cast ewes and rams. Topping the sale in price per kilo were two tremendous Limousin Bulls selling for 213.5p per kg from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm and from Messrs P & PI Walker & son, Beechcroft. Leading the sale in price per head was a Limousin Bull achieving...

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Lakeland Fellmans Gather of store lambs & store cattle
26th October 2018
The Annual Fellman’s Gather of 5,000 store lambs was a sight to behold filling the auction with good doing lambs from throughout the Lake District. This in turn attracted a huge ringside of buyers ensuring the dearest trade of the season so far. The top price of £72 was paid for Mule Gimmer Lambs from Woodhow Farm, Wasdale. Stores topped at £71.50 for Texels from Messrs Allen & Dickinson, Windrush, Penrith. Mules to £70 from AS & C Hodgson, Glencoyne, Glenridding. Fell lambs to £47.50 for Swale...

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Primestock
24th October 2018
On Wednesday 24th October 2018 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock sale with 45 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2150 prime sheep including 1485 lambs and 665 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale were 2 tremendous Limousin bulls from A & L Gott, Prospect House Farm, one bull achieved 208.50ppk and the other bull the leading price at £1312.89 both being purchased by TL Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- L...

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Suckled Calves Friday
19th October 2018
The True Traditional Annual Lakeland Show and Sale of Suckled Calves An outstanding show of 706 genuine Lakeland suckled Calves was forward for the Annual Sale attracting a crowded ringside of both local and travelled buyers which combined to ensure a great days trading with a real buzz around the mart. Calves were seen to be in fine form despite the dry Summer and credit must go to the vendors for this. The Show was kindly sponsored by Dodd & Co Accountants, Fultons Land Rover, Rickerby Ltd,...

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