Sales Reports

Store & Breeding Sale Friday 10th September 2021
10th September 2021
Store cattle Store cattle sold to a grand trade topping at £1335 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Santon. Other heifers sold to £1325 from R&S Purdham, Low Boonwood, Gosforth. Steers topped at £1235 for an Angus from SPE Hill, Lowfields Farm, Irton. Next fortnightly sale is the September show and sale on Friday 24th September. Catalogue made on Friday 17th September. Steers – Angus- 1235 Lowfields, 1205, 1105 Highside, 1155, 1135(2), 1095 Waverbank. Simmental- 1215, 11...

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Primestock 8th September 2021
8th September 2021
On Wednesday 8th September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 50 cull cattle and 3 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1735 prime sheep including 1279 spring lambs and 456 cast ewes and rams. Top price of 248p or £1616.96 was paid for a Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin purchased by MJ Wharton. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 248 Beechcroft, 222 Lowside Farm. Beef Shorthorn – 228 Lows...

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Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd September
3rd September 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart held its annual two day Show and Sale of 4932 Breeding Sheep on Thursday 2nd September and Friday 3rd September. Breeding Rams The Show was kindly sponsored by Robinson & Co and Macmin Ltd. The judge in the Ram section was Ms Rosie Thompson, High Hall who conducted an expert job and commented on the great quality of rams forward. The Championship rosette was awarded to M & C Wharton, Somerfield House, Thursby with a Beltex x Texel Shearling later selling for £1,300. Re...

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Primestock 1st September 2021
1st September 2021
On Wednesday 1st September 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 32 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 6 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2269 prime sheep including 1640 spring lambs and 629 cast ewes and rams. Prime heifers sold to 237p or £1232.40 for a Limousin from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside, Troutbeck. Bulls sold to 213p for a LimousinxFriesian from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, Workington. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 237,...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 27th August 2021
27th August 2021
Store cattle All classes of store cattle a flying trade topping at £1425 for a Limousin Heifer from R Wilkinson & R Tenant, Gatesgarth, Buttermere. Steers topped at £1365 for a Limousin from J&M Osborn & Son, Bolt How, Holmrook. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 10th September. Catalogue made on Friday 3rd. Entries to the office on 01900 822016. Steers – Limousin- 1365, 1245(3), 1205, 1165(2), 1085(2) Bolt How, 1195 Hyton, 1155 Ullock, 1065 Gill Brow. Ang...

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Primestock 25th August 2021
25th August 2021
On Wednesday 25th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 25 cattle comprising 14 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1985 prime sheep including 1410 prime lambs and 575 cast ewes and rams.   G&T Tyson, East House made top price per kilo with a Limousin Steer at 275ppk and receiving top price per head with a Limousin Heifer £1596.64 and both being purchased by MJ Wharton, Blackbrow.   Strong trade throughout the cattle and m...

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Show & Sale of Store Lambs - Friday 20th August 2021
20th August 2021
A good entry of 2504 store lambs attracted a huge ringside of eager buyers ensuring a flying trade was witnessed. The show was ably judged by Mr Ricky Brennand, Devon; our thanks go to him for his time and expertise. After some deliberation Ricky selected a pen of Beltex Lambs from GT & MP Relph, Littletown Farm as his Champion pen. These attracted frenzied bidding at sale time and sold for £94.50. The days top price of £113 was paid for a pen of Beltex lambs from Allen & Dickenson, Windrush....

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Primestock 18th August 2021
18th August 2021
On Wednesday 18th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 72 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle and 34 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2055 prime sheep including 1326 prime lambs and 727 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle and young bulls had more buyers present giving ourselves the edge on trade, with the new buyers ensuring a return to support. G&T Tyson, East House made top price per kilo with an outstanding Limousin steer 258ppk & East houses...

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