Sales Reports

Storestock
22nd November 2019
A seasonal entry sold to another improved trade with confidence beginning to recover around the finished beef market. Top of £1095 for an Aberdeen Angus Steer from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm. Heifers to £1075 for a Limousin from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn. Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 6th December in conjunction with the Christmas Show of Calves. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016.   Steer: - Aberdeen Angus – 1095, 895 Whins Farm, 985,975 Row End Farm, 965 865 Drigg Moorsid...

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Primestock
20th November 2019
On Wednesday 20th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 48 cattle comprising 39 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and prime cattle, 2013 prime sheep including 1539 lambs and 474 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Bulls sold to recent rates topping at £1516 for a Limousin Bull from G&AE Marrs, Cathow. Top pence per kilo was 194.5p for a Simmental Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Cast Cows sold slightly dearer on the week to a top of £1098 or 129.5p ...

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Primestock
13th November 2019
On Wednesday 13th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle, 10 prime bulls and 4 clean cattle, 2500 prime sheep including 1905 lambs and 595 cast ewes and rams.   All classes well bid for providing pleasing returns. Top price of 197.5p or £1425.95 for a Charolais Bull from P&PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft. Cows sold to 144.5p for a Limousin from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall. Top gross for cows was £953.79 f...

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Storestock
8th November 2019
Suckled Calves   The Second Sale of Suckled Calves sold to a fantastic trade with a large ringside of buyers in attendance. The trade was topped at £985 for a Limousin Bull from D&J Richardson, Whitehead Brow. Steers to £925 for a Limousin from T Dixon, Wyndham Terrace. Heifers to £835 for a British Blue from J&E Nichol, Whinnerah.   Steer:-  Limousin – 925 Wyndham Terrace, 785, 765 Whinnerah, 755, 725, 715 Newhouse Farm, 745, 715 Langley Farm. British Blue – 905 Whinnerah. Charolais – 715...

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Primestock
6th November 2019
On Wednesday 6th November 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 25 prime bulls, 2136 prime sheep including 1702 lambs and 434 cast ewes and rams.   Messrs P & PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft made top price per head with a superb Charolais bull selling at £1524 and being purchased by TL Fell. A Limousin bull from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall made top price per kilo at 201.50ppk also being purchased by TL Fell....

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Primestock
30th October 2019
On Wednesday 30th October 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 31 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls, 1525 prime sheep including 1202 lambs and cast 323 ewes and rams. The top price for bulls was 193.5p paid twice for Limousins from Messrs Bowe, Mechi Farm, Blennerhasset and purchased by TL Fell. The top price per head was £1594.58 paid to P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft for a Charolais cross bull. Prime Bull (Top price per k...

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Store Cattle & Fellmans Gather of Store Lambs
25th October 2019
Store cattle A seasonal show of store cattle sold to the same trade as recent weeks ensuring all vendors went home satisfied with their days trading.  Leading the sale was a smart Limousin heifer from AG Watson, Lanehead selling for £1175.  Steers topped at £1035 from AR Hardy, Eastlands. The sale also incorporated the herd dispersal from the late JR Ellwood, Scalderskew.  The Aberdeen Angus cows & calves sold up to £1250 for a cow & heifer calf. Steer: -  Limousin – 1035, 1015 (x2) Eastlands...

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Primestock
23rd October 2019
On Wednesday 23rd October 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 77 cattle comprising 68 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 1744 prime sheep including 1216 lambs and 528 cast ewes and rams. A larger entry of cows met a brisk trade from the usual ring of buyers, the resulting trade was satisfactory, in line with the recent market trend. Bulls were forward in small numbers, well fleshed bulls were sought after with more required to meet buying demand. ...

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