Sales Reports

Friday 15th January - Store stock
15th January 2021
A small show but trade seriously dear and every bit as strong as last weeks sky high rates. Trade blistering upto a top of £1230 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll, Threlkeld. A 9 month old Limousin Steer from JA Ritson, Baggra Yeat, Uldale sold to £1160. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 29th January. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 22nd. All classes wanted. HEIFERS - Limousin- 1230, 1190 Gat...

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Primestock 13th January 2021
13th January 2021
On Wednesday 13th January 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1854 prime sheep including 1531 hoggs and 323 cast ewes and rams. Cattle a super trade and numbers short of requirements. Top of 247p or £1444.95 achieved for a shapely Limousin Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm purchased by regular supporter Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Dairy Bred heifers from Messrs T...

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Friday 8th January 2021 - Storestock
8th January 2021
Everyone wishes for a White Christmas to make things perfect. Well it felt like a white Christmas all day today. The quality of cattle was outstanding and the turnout of buyers made prices more than perfect with a drop of snow to make things all white on the night! Trade was electric from start to finish. Leading the way at £1800 was a superb black Limousin Heifer bred and exhibited by RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall and purchased by Thrimby Farms to join the herd of Mr M Blair. Closely following a...

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Primestock 6th January 2021
6th January 2021
On Wednesday 6th January 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 36 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 7 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1192 prime sheep including 923 hoggs and 269 cast ewes and rams. Bulls topped at 216p for a Charolais from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Top gross was £1400.80 for a British Blue again from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Steers to £1353.30 for a British Blue from Messrs Thompson, Springfield Road. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo –...

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