Sales Reports

Primestock
26th September 2018
On Wednesday  26th September Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle forward comprising  45 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle,  2031 prime sheep including 1384 lambs and  647 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a Limousin bull from G & T Tyson, East House, selling for 215.5 p per kg to Les Fell Leading the sale in price per head at £1495.95 was another Limousin bull, this time shown by P & PI Walker, Beech C...

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Bluefaced Leicester Show & Sale
24th September 2018
On Monday 24th September 2018 Mitchells held their annual Bluefaced Leicester Sale. The show and sale was kindly sponsored by Dodd & Co. Champion on the day was a Shearling Ram from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont later selling for £900 to the judges John and Margaret Wilson, Far End Farm. Topping the sale was a Ram Lamb from AG&KF Nicholson, Swinside End Farm which sold for £2200 to AC&K Pye & Son, Dunken Shaw.   Ram Lamb:- 2200, 750, 420 Swinside Farm, 2000, 900 West Dowgill, 1400 Gill Cumber Edge...

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Mule Gimmer Lambs
21st September 2018
Mitchells Auction Mart held the great annual show & sale of Mule gimmer lambs, on Friday 21st September 2018 with an entry of 10,152 lambs. With the overall average being £77.33, NEMSA lambs averaged £77.07 and non NEMSA lambs averaged £78.22. The show and sale was kindly sponsored by Carrs Billington, Paul Chuter, Dodd & Co, Hundith Hill Hotel and Border Cars and the large and small breeders sections judged by Julie Brough, Clappers and Chris Hewitt, Tatham. The Champion Pen of Mules receiving...

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Primestock
19th September 2018
On Wednesday 19th September Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 96 cattle comprising 56 cull cattle and 40 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2019 prime sheep, including 697 lambs and 1322 cast ewes and rams presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. Topping the sale in price per kilo was a heifer from A & L Gott, Prospect House selling for 218.5p per kg to G Chapman.  Leading the sale in price per head was a Charolais Bull achieving £1436.00 from P & P...

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Store Sale
14th September 2018
Strong and well fleshed cattle sold to recent high rates, however younger types met a more selective enquiry. Top of £1205 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Seascale. Heifers topped at £1115 for a Limousin from W Sharpe, Woodend, Lamplugh. Steer: – Limousin – 1205, 1065 Broom Farm, 1185 High House, 1115(2), 1085, 1065(2) Woodend, 1085 Hill Farm, 1055 Hall Santon. British Blue – 1135 Woodend, 1075 Hall Santon, 1065 Woodend, 1025 Syke Beck. Aberdeen Angus – 1125 Lowfields F...

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Primestock
12th September 2018
On Wednesday 12th September 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 80 cattle comprising 53 cull cattle and 27 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1485 prime sheep including 956 lambs and 529 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. Cattle were in demand with a good quality on show, topping the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin Bull from G & T Tyson, East House selling for 221.50 pence to Les Fell. Leading the sale ...

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Breeding Sale of Shearling and Rams
7th September 2018
Mitchells Auction Mart held its annual show and sale of 5115 breeding sheep sponsored by Robinson & Co, NFU Mutual and Macmin Ltd. The pre-sale show was expertly judged by local farmer Mr Richard Connell whom buys top quality mule sheep yearly. His keen eye placed the first pen of mule shearlings Champion from Messrs Mattinson, Cragg Farm, Eaglesfield.  Proving to be worthy champions which later sold for a centre record of £240 for mule shearlings, reserve went to M/s Graham, The Wreay. The au...

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Primestock
5th September 2018
On Wednesday 5th September 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 50 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2212 prime sheep including 1723 lambs and 489 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. A quality show of prime bulls were forward with a shapely Limousin bull from G & T Tyson, East Farm achieving the leading price per kilo and per head at 217.50 pence selling for £1492.05 purchased by L...

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