Sales Reports

Christmas Prime Stock Show and Sale
28th November 2020
Saturday 28th November 2020- Mitchells Christmas Fat Show The dust has settled on our Christmas Prime stock show and sale which we held on Saturday 28th November 2020. Well what can be said, other than there was a terrific show of stock. Our judges for this noted sale were Mr Liam Broster, Brosters Farm Shop, Huddersfield whom travelled to judge the cattle section and Mr Stephen Dodsworth, DFAM, County Durham headed over to judge the sheep section. Judging commenced at 12.30pm with the cattl...

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Primestock 25th November 2020
25th November 2020
On Wednesday 25th November 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 46 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2,273 prime sheep including 1892 lambs and 381 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin bull from J Brown & sons, Crakeplace Hall selling for 226 pence to Les Fell.  Top price per head was a shapely Limousin bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank achieving £1556.52 again purchased by ...

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Primestock 18th November 2020
18th November 2020
On Wednesday 18th November 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 23 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1964 prime sheep including 1630 lambs and 336 cast ewes and rams. More prime cattle forward topped at 244p or £1507.92 for a super Blonde Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria purchased by regular supporter Wilson Willis Butchers, High Street, Cleator Moor. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  B...

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Primestock 11th November 2020
11th November 2020
On Wednesday 11th November 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 52 cattle comprising 35 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2068 prime sheep including 1707 lambs and 361 cast ewes and rams. Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm had a Limousin Heifer making both the top pence per kilo and per head at 209ppk £1228.92 being purchased by James Birkbeck. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 209 Hunday Farm, 202, 182 Springfield F...

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Storestock & Suckled Calves 6th November 2020
6th November 2020
Suckled Calves The Second Sale of Suckled Calves attracted a keen ringside with great prices achieved. Top of £1080 for an 8m old Limousin Heifer from L Hardisty, How Hall. Steers topped at £905 for a 7m old Limousin from AJ&JM Fell, Mosedale End.     Steer:-  Limousin – 905, 890, 875, 860 Mosedale End, 870, 865(2) Manesty, 850, 785(3) Langley Farm, 790(2) Strudda Bank, 775 Old Scale, 765 Burnthwaite. British Blue – 805, 800, 790(3) Hill Top. Angus- 760(2), 700(2) Ehenside. Heifer :-  Limou...

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Primestock 4th November 2020
4th November 2020
On Wednesday 4th November 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 81 cattle comprising 67 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2652 prime sheep, comprising  2312 lambs and 340 cast ewes and rams. Clean cattle An outstanding heifer from I & CL Richardson, Greenlands achieved top price per kilo and per head selling for 250ppk and £1545 to Wilson Willis, Butchers of High Street, Cleator Moor. Prime Bulls topped at 220p or £1522.40 for a ...

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Primestock 28th October 2020
28th October 2020
On Wednesday 28th October 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1652 prime sheep including 1252 lambs and 400 cast ewes and rams. The days’ top price of 216p was paid for a Limousin Heifer from T Trafford & Son, Peter House. Top gross of £1312.25 was paid for a Limousin Bull from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 216 Peter...

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Storestock & Fellmans Gather 231020
23rd October 2020
A small but nice offering of store cattle were forward to the Usual company of buyers. Prices were upkeeping with recent sales. Steers –  Limousin – 1070, 1045 Hill Farm, 1030 Doddick Farm, 1020 Beck Farm, 960, 920, 880 West End Farm, 880 Burns Farm, 840 Wood End Farm.  British Blue – 975 Brackenbarrow Farm, 880 Syke Beck, 800 Row End Farm.  Aberdeen Angus – 935, 900 Brackenbarrow Farm, 860 Syke Beck.  Galloway – 910, 840 Howside.  Charolais – 895 Doddick Farm, 840, 830 Crooklands.   Simmenta...

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