Sales Reports

The 20th Whiteley Hey Production Sale - Monday 16th August
16th August 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart and North West Auctions J36 conducted on Monday 16th August 2021 the Platinum 20th Annual Whiteley Hey Production Sale of top-quality breeding females and shearling rams on behalf of Mr Paul Slater. The Platinum Production sale did not disappoint. With a superb show of the best quality Whiteley Hey breeding sheep fit to graze any field. Again, with Pauls sheep carrying a great reputation a strong ringside of prospective buyers gathered to ensure a ferocious trade was wi...

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Anniversary Show & Sale of Store Cattle
13th August 2021
A terrific entry of 800 store cattle sold to a fantastic trade being as dear as has been witnessed. The flying fat trade having a direct effect on store cattle as purchasers come full of optimism producing a most pleasing days trading. The show was kindly sponsored by Cornthwaite Group Ltd. and Dodd & Co. Judging was in the capable hands of regular supporter Mr Andrew Dyson, Masham. After some deliberation the championship rosette was awarded to T.B Stamper, Harrot Hill Farm, Lorton. Paul and...

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Primestock 11th August 2021
11th August 2021
On Wednesday 11th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 84 cattle comprising 52 cull cattle and 32 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2,182 prime sheep including 1684 spring lambs and 498 cast ewes and rams. All cattle sold to a wonderful trade being as dear as ever. Top of 241p or £1453.23 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington purchased by MJ Wharton. Bulls topped at 240p or £1593.60 for a Charolais from P&PI Walke...

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Primestock 4th August 2021
4th August 2021
On Wednesday 4th August 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 42 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 20 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1,257 prime sheep including 888 lambs and 369 cast ewes and rams.   Prime bulls sold to 248p or £1644.24 for a super Limousin from J Brown & Sons, Crakeplace Hall, Ullock. Black and Whites sold to 196p or £1181.88 for a Holstein Friesian from F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall, Dearham.   Prime Heifer (Top price per ...

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Lakeland Livestock Shepherds Meet
31st July 2021
Lakeland Livestock Centre Shepherds Meet -  31st July 2021 On Saturday 31st July, Mitchells Auction Co held the Lakeland Livestock Shepherds Meet. What a fantastic day, with a high quality of stock on show and a brilliant turn out of people. To top it off the weather was glorious. We would like to thank each and everyone of our sponsors- Saint & Co, Atlas Concrete, Marsh Commercial, Roland Hill, Murray Farmcare, Dodd & Co, DA Harrison, JG Animal Health, Carrs Billington, Lake District Nation...

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Show & Sale of Store lambs & storestock
30th July 2021
Store cattle A summer show and a scintillating trade delighting vendors. Top of £1275 for an Angus steer from P Braithwaite, Ehenside Farm, Beckermet. Heifers sold to £1135 for a British Blue from Messrs Greening Ltd, Waverbank, Wigton. Next fortnight is the August Anniversary Show and Sale of Store Cattle. Entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 6th August.   Steers – Aberdeen Angus – 1275, 1165 Ehenside Farm, 1065 Armaside Farm, 1035 Whins Farm, 1025 Row End. Charo...

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Primestock 28th July 2021
28th July 2021
On Wednesday 28th July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 31 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1815 prime sheep including 1516 lambs and 299 cast ewes and rams. Heifers sold to 222p or £1239.06 for a Limousin from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington. Bulls sold to 222p for a Limousin again from Messrs Bowe, Hunday. Top gross for Bulls was an Angus from A&C Park, Sea View, St. Bees achieving £1298.88. Black...

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Farm Sale on behalf of M/s Leak, Hill Farm, Holmrook
23rd July 2021
Friday 23rd July 2021- Farm Sale on behalf of Messrs Leak, Hill Farm, Holmrook   On Friday 23rd July 2021 Mitchell’s conducted an on-farm sale on behalf of the Leak Family at Hill farm, Holmrook. Over many years the Leak family have built a reputation for not only having quality stock, but also quality machinery and this was evident in the well-maintained equipment offered for sale this day. A huge crowd assembled to support the Leak family ensuring premium prices were achieved for all lots...

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