Sales Reports

Primestock 1st July 2020
1st July 2020
On Wednesday 1st July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 81 cattle comprising 48 cull cattle and 33 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1517 prime sheep including 1268 prime lambs and 250 cast ewes. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin heifer from I & CL Richardson, Greenlands, Cockermouth selling for 240 pence per kilo to Wilson Willis Butchers of Cleator Moor. Another super heifer from the same home topped per...

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Primestock 24th June 2020
24th June 2020
On Wednesday 24th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 71 cattle comprising 54 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1048 prime sheep including 715 prime lambs and 333 cast ewes. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from RA Rawling, Overcroft selling for 201 pence per kilo purchased by George Chapman.  Top price of the day was a Limousin cow from J Walker, Oxenriggs achieving £1333.50 selling to Les Fel...

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Friday 19th June 2020 - Store and breeding sale
19th June 2020
A seasonal entry forward with all classes finding ready homes as demand for stores remains very strong as numbers tighten. Trade was tremendous throughout to a top of £1195 for a Charolais Heifer from GW Hird, Westray Farm. Steers to £1155 for a Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll. A good entry of young bulls forward topped at £1005 for a Limousin from EJ&RJ Wear, Howe Green. Store cattle Steers – Limousin – 1155 Gate Ghyll, 1075 Drigg Moorside, 1055 Waverbank, 1035, 925 Low Garth, 945...

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Primestock 17th June 2020
17th June 2020
On Wednesday 17th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 83 cattle comprising 72 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 943 prime sheep including 698 spring lambs and 245 cast ewes and rams. Cast cows on fire once again in Mitchells Auction Mart with an outstanding run of cows and again more buyers attending due to the quality forward.  An outstanding sale average of 133.73 pence per kilo. The leading price per head was £1326 for ...

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Primestock 10th June 2020
10th June 2020
On Wednesday 10th June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 65 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1272 prime sheep 1075 prime lambs and 197 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle continue to be well sold. Clean Cattle sold to 208p for a Blonde Heifer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow who also sold the top gross with a Blonde Steer making £1271.60. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Blonde – 208 Woodha...

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Friday 5th June 2020 - Breeding & Store Sale
5th June 2020
A seasonal entry of Store Cattle proved good to sell with improved optimism in the beef industry. All classes wanted. The days’ top price of £1215 was paid for a Charolais Heifer from Messrs Graham, Lynedraw, Ireby. Steers topped at £1175 for a Limousin from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet.   A handful of Bulls forward sold to £1005 for a Limousin from RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen. Store cattle Steer: - Limousin – 1175, 1135 Gibbtarn, 1095 Hill Farm, 1065 Stockbridge.  British Blue ...

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Primestock 3rd June 2020
3rd June 2020
On Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 122 cattle comprising 110 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1081 prime sheep including 669 spring lambs, 157 hoggs and 255 cast ewes and rams. A bumper entry of cattle was forward being the largest number forward on a Wednesday in this centre for many a year. The large entry was rewarded with a rip-roaring trade delighting vendors. Clean Cattle sold to 212p for a Limousin...

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Primestock 27th May 2020
27th May 2020
On Wednesday 27th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 49 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 849 prime sheep including 471 spring lambs, 235 hoggs and 143 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a shapely Limousin bull from Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End selling for 210 pence per kilo.  Top price per head was achieved for a tremendous Simmental bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank at £1429.90. ...

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