Sales Reports

Storestock
13th September 2019
The sale opened up with store lambs with a strong company of buyers ensuring a competitive trade was seen for all types.  Following this the store cattle section was a little more difficult with the current prime beef trade being less although all buyers present giving the vendor satisfaction. Leading the sale was a British blue steer from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon selling for £1085 to David Barker.  Top price in the heifer section was a Limousin from Messrs Roberts, Townend achieving £1055 ag...

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Primestock
11th September 2019
On Wednesday 11th September 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 74 cattle comprising 63 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls, 1367 prime sheep including 947 lambs and 420 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls sold to a top of 193.5p for a Limousin from Messrs P&PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft. Top gross was £1343.22 for a Limousin from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 193.50, 190.50, 186.50 Beechcroft, 183.50, ...

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Annual Show & Sale of Mule & Continental breeding ewes & shearlings. Also show & sale of breeding rams
6th September 2019
Mitchells Auction Mart held its annual Show and Sale of 5023 Breeding Sheep sponsored by Robinson & Co Accountants and Macmin Ltd. The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Mr Jimmy Bell, Lanarkshire and Mr Alistair Mackintosh, Muncaster. Our thanks go to them for giving their time and expertise. This year a trophy was kindly presented by the Skelton family in memory of the late Bill Skelton for the best pen of Mule Shearlings.   After some deliberation the Championship was awarded to the First...

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Prime Stock
4th September 2019
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 4the September 2019 On Wednesday 4th September 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 49 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls, 2639 prime sheep including 2009 lambs and 630 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin bull from P & PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft, Mockerkin selling at 193.50 pence per kilo to Les Fell.  Top price per head in this sect...

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Primestock
28th August 2019
On Wednesday 28th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls, 1801 prime sheep including 1451 lambs and 350 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls topped the pence per kilo section with a 704kg Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker & Son Beechcroft selling for 188.50p to TL Fell, also achieving the leading price per head was a Limousin bull from P&PI Walker & Son at 748kg selling for £1365.10 again to T...

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Primestock
24th August 2019
On Wednesday 24th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 36 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls, 1637 prime sheep including 1112 lambs and 525 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a dairy bred Limousin bull achieving 184.50 pence selling to Les Fell. Top price in this section was a dairy bred Limousin bull from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm selling for £1178.67 again to Les Fell. Prime Heifer (Top price per ...

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Show and Sale of Store Lambs
23rd August 2019
The August Show and Sale of Store lambs attracted a pleasing entry of 2046 lambs forward. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Stuart Miller, Allerby Hall who commented on the quality put before him. Thanks must go to our sponsors for todays show, Cockermouth Show and Dugdale Nutrition. The Champion Pen of 10 lambs came from R Wilson, Dockray Nook, Lamplugh with Beltex selling for £81.50 to Anthony Skelton. Reserve Champion went to AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow Farm, Dean with a pen of Texel Lambs s...

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Primestock
21st August 2019
On Wednesday 21st August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 55 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls, 2,168 prime sheep including 1,687 lambs and 482 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls were well bid for to a top of 194.5p from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall, Lamplugh. Top gross was £1331.61 paid for a Limousin Bull from P & PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin. Cast Cows sold to a top of 152.5p for a Holstein Friesian from D&J Errington,...

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