Sales Reports

Primestock
5th February 2020
On Wednesday 5th February 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 38 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1654 prime sheep including 1322 hoggs and 332 cast ewes and rams.   A smaller entry of clean however another great trade upto 194.5p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Top gross was £1261.40 for a Limousin Heifer from G Gate, Hollins Farm. Steers to 177.5p twice for Galloway Steers from R Max...

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Swaledale Breeding Ewes
5th February 2020
On Monday 5th October Mitchells held the Annual Show and Sale of Swaledale Draft Ewes, Shearlings and Gimmer Lambs. The show was ably judged by Mr Robert Marrs, Manor Farm who commented on the strong show put before him. After some deliberation the Willy Gill Trophy and Champion rosette was awarded to GL Hutton, Setmabanning which later sold for the days top price of £220. Trade was strong with averages considerably dearer on the year. Shearlings topped at £140 from JE&A Wilson, Far End and Gim...

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Storestock
31st January 2020
A larger and pleasing entry with all classes seeing another rise in trade. With an increased ringside of buyers in attendance all vendors went home delighted. The days top price of £1225 was paid for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Cottam, Wardwarrow, Holmrook. Limousin Steers to £1205 from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll, Threlkeld. Montbeliarde Steers sold to £1175 again from Messrs Cottam, Wardwarrow. Heifers sold to £1195 also for a Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll. Younger cattle a ser...

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Primestock
29th January 2020
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 29th January 2020 On Wednesday 29th January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle, 18 prime bulls and 15 clean cattle, 1581 prime sheep including 1239 hoggs and 342 cast ewes and rams. Prime Cattle continue to sell to high rates at this centre delighting vendors. Top of 195.5p for a Limousin X Dairy Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to 192.5p for ...

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Primestock
29th January 2020
On Wednesday 29th January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle, 18 prime bulls and 15 clean cattle, 1581 prime sheep including 1239 hoggs and 342 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Cattle continue to sell to high rates at this centre delighting vendors. Top of 195.5p for a Limousin X Dairy Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to 192.5p for a Beef Shorthorn from TW West, Pickett Howe. Top gross was £1372.40 ...

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Primestock
29th January 2020
On Wednesday 29th January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 67 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle, 18 prime bulls and 15 clean cattle, 1581 prime sheep including 1239 hoggs and 342 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Cattle continue to sell to high rates at this centre delighting vendors. Top of 195.5p for a Limousin X Dairy Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to 192.5p for a Beef Shorthorn from TW West, Pickett Howe. Top gross was £1372.40 ...

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Primestock
22nd January 2020
On Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 51 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle, 10 prime bulls and 14 clean cattle, 1441 prime sheep including 1144 hoggs and 297 cast ewes and rams.   Another good show of Clean Cattle maintained recent high rates. Top of 198.5p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End purchased by Mr G Chapman. Top gross for Clean was £1230.90 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hun...

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Friday 17th January- Machinery Sale
17th January 2020
Collective Machinery Sale On Friday 17th January 2020 Mitchells Auction Co Ltd. Held a collective sale of Machinery and small tools within the Lakeland Livestock Centre. A large crowd assembled to ensure strong prices were achieved for a pleasing entry of 340 lots of Machinery and Tools. There was a great atmosphere throughout the sale with many lots far exceeding vendors expectations. Leading Prices Ford Ranger Wildtrack Pickup £5000; Low Loader Plant Trailer £4800; Ford 4600 Tractor and ...

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