Sales Reports

Storestock
31st August 2018
A mixed entry sold at recent rates to a top of £1205 for a Limousin Heifer from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Frizington. Steers topped at £1200 for a Charolais from Messrs Armstrong, Midtown Farm, Crosby. A small but quality show of young Bulls sold to £1135 for a Charolais from TA Jefferson, Aspartria Hall, Aspatria. Steer: – Charolais- 1200, 1105 Midtown Farm, 1025 Rakefoot, 935 Drigg Moorside. British Blue- 1115, 1085 Seaview, 1085, 1075, 1055 Syke Beck, 1065, 1045, 1035 Braeside. Li...

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Primestock
29th August 2018
On Wednesday 29th August  2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1249 prime sheep including 1037 lambs and 212 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. With a good show of cattle forward leading the sale in pence per kilo were two smart Limousin heifers from A & L Gott, Prospect House selling for 215.50 pence per kilo each.  Top price of the day went t...

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Store Lamb Show & Sale
24th August 2018
A pleasing entry of 2500 Store Lambs were forward for the August Show and Sale whereby all classes sold to a fast trade delighting vendors. Many more could have been well sold. Entries invited for our next Store Lamb Sale on Friday 31st August. The Show was ably judged by Mr Chris Wright, Boston who after some deliberation awarded the Championship Rosette to Mr Paul Naylor, Bowderdale, Wasdale for his Pen of 1st prized Texel Lambs. The Show results were as follows: Pen of 10 Continental- 1s...

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Primestock
22nd August 2018
On Wednesday 22nd August 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with   56 cattle comprising 36 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and 4 clean cattle, 1181 prime sheep including 858 lambs and 323 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. A smart Limousin steer, from G & T Tyson, East House, topped the sale per kilo, selling at 224.5ppk to TL Fell. Leading the sale in price per head was a Limousin bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank, at £148...

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17th Annual Production Sale of the Whiteley Hey Flock on behalf of Mr P Slater
20th August 2018
On Monday 20th August 2018. The 17th Annual Production sale of The Whiteley Hey Flock on behalf of  Mr Paul Slaters was held at North West Auctions J36 Rural Auction Centre, Kendal in conjunction with Mitchells Auction Company, Cockermouth. The Annual Production sale was very well attended with the Pre-Sale Pens full with both new and old customers looking to purchase some outstanding sheep. With Paul continuing to use the best bloodlines year in and year out, this was evident with his sheep, ...

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Storestock
17th August 2018
A fantastic entry of store cattle was forward for the Anniversary Show and Sale which attracted a tremendous ringside of buyers ensuring that all classes sold to a wonderful trade taking into consideration the rising price of straw and feed. The show was kindly sponsored by Zoetis, Rickerby Ltd and Border Cars and was ably judged by Robert Kealey, Goole who awarded the Championship to W & R Lawson, Stubbsgill, Workington with a British Blue Heifer which sold for £1400. Reserve honours went to ...

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Primestock
15th August 2018
On Wednesday 15th  August  2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 64 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 27 prime bulls and 8 clean cattle, 3504 prime sheep including 2231 lambs and 1273 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. The weekly sale of primestock attracted some outstanding cows and bulls from all vendors.  Cast cows were much sharper on the week with East House leading the way at 170.5p for a Limousin. An outst...

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Primestock
8th August 2018
On Wednesday 8th August 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 27 cattle comprising 13 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and 2 clean cattle, 2896 prime sheep including 1322 lambs and 574 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. The sale was well supported with the cattle section much dearer on the week. A Limousin heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday achieved the leading price per kilo at 235.5 pence, purchased by Haighs Butchers,...

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