Sales Reports

Storestock
3rd August 2018
A seasonal entry of Store Cattle was well bid for by a full ringside of buyers ensuring a flying trade defying expectations. Top price today of £1185 was for a Limousin Steer from M/s Nevinson, High House, Whitehaven. Steer: – Limousin – 1185, 1135 High House, 1075 Waverbank, 985 Hill Top, 915 Ullock Farm. British Blue – 1085, 1025 Waverbank, 1015, 975 Grange Grassings. Aberdeen Angus – 1035, 915 Brackenbarrow Farm. Charolais – 985 Grange Grassings. Hereford – 615 Crook-a-Fleet. Heifer: – Lim...

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Primestock
1st August 2018
On Wednesday 1st August  2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 48  cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and 3 clean cattle, 1596 prime sheep including 1262 lambs and 334 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers.  A  Limousin heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday achieved the leading price per kilo at 216.50 pence, purchased by Haighs Butchers, Workington.  Top price of the day, £1440.20, was paid for a Simmental bu...

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Primestock
25th July 2018
On Wednesday 25th July 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and 4 clean cattle, 2040 prime sheep including 1622 lambs and 418 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers.  A Limousin heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm achieved the leading price per kilo at 216.50 pence, purchased by Haighs Butchers, Workington. Top price of the day was paid for a Limousin bull from A & L...

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Store and Breeding Stock
20th July 2018
Store cattle A seasonal entry with well fleshed and stronger cattle remaining at recent high rates. Top today was £1145 achieved for a Limousin Steer from W Sharpe, Woodend, Lamplugh. Heifers sold to a top of £1075 for a Charolais from Messrs Cockbain, Rakefoot, Keswick.  Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1125, 1105, 1055 Woodend, 1125, 1035 Grange Grassings, 1095 Overcroft, 1055 Nr Branthwaite Edge, 995, 985 Overcroft. Charolais – 1135, 1125, 1095, 1065, 1045, 1025, 1015, 1005 Rakefoot. British Blue...

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Primestock
11th July 2018
On Wednesday 11th July 2018, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 65 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 20 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1736 prime sheep including 1274 spring lambs and 462 cast ewes and rams, presented for sale to a full ring of buyers. Leading the sale in pence per kilo was a smart British Blue heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm at 227.50 pence per kilo purchased by Jewitts. Top price of the day was a tremendous British Blue bul...

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Storestock
6th July 2018
Store cattle A pleasing entry of Store Cattle sold to a fast trade defying recent arid weather conditions. The top today of £1355 was achieved twice, firstly for an Aberdeen Angus Steer from P Braithwaite, Ehenside, Beckermet and then again for a British Blue Steer from JN & A Woodend, Hyton, Bootle. Heifers topped at £1145 for a British Blue from Messrs Greening, Waverbank, Mealsgate. Steer: – Aberdeen Angus – 1355, 1165 Ehenside Farm, 1095 Whins Farm, 935 Tarn Cottage, 925 Ghyll Farm. Brit...

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