Sales Reports

Friday 30th April 2021 - Farm sale on behalf of the Executors of WT Green, New Godderthwaite
30th April 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart conducted the on farm machinery sale on behalf of the Executors of WT Green, New Godderthwaite Farm, Egremont.   On a crisp dry day and one of the first on site sales allowed in light of Covid-19, a huge crowd turned out and social distanced in great spirit.   Prices for all types of sundries and bygone machinery were outstanding with Low Godderthwaites’ top end machinery and tractors marking much more than expected.   Leading sale prices:- John Deere 5820 Tractor £...

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Primestock 28th April 2021
28th April 2021
On Wednesday 28th April 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 51 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 922 prime sheep including 30 spring lambs, 635 hoggs and 257 cast ewes and rams. Cattle of all classes are a marvellous trade topping at 227p (£1527.71) for an OTM Heifer from G Gate, Hollins Farm, Eaglesfield. A British Blue cow from JP Lister, Oughterside Mill, Aspatria achieved the top gross of £1540.48. Black...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 23rd April 2021
23rd April 2021
Store cattle sold to a lightening fast trade delighting vendors. The days top price of £1495 was achieved for a 22m old dairy bred British Blue Steer from I Pigg, Linewath, Hesket New Market whose consignment averaged an impressive £1445. Angus steers sold to £1315 from Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Fleckvieh Steers sold to £1245 for a pair from AH Barker, Town Head, Penrith. Heifers topped at £1445 for a pair of British Blues from AH Barker, Town Head, Penrith. A shortage of yearling ...

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Primestock 21st April 2021
21st April 2021
On Wednesday 21st April 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 42 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 992 prime sheep including 8 spring lambs, 673 hoggs and 311 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle continue to be a flying trade delighting vendors. Top per kilo was 230p for a British Blue Bull from JP Lister, Oughterside Mill, Wigton. Top gross was £1730.52 for a Simmental Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Ireb...

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Primestock 14th April 2021
14th April 2021
On Wednesday 14th April 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 36 cull cattle and 26 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1162 prime sheep including 12 spring lambs, 882 hoggs and 268 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle trade continues to be buoyant selling to a top of 229p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Lister, Foxhouses, Boughton Moor. Top gross was £1360.95 for a dairy bred British Blue heifer from H Thompson, Springfield, Big...

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Store & breeding stock 9th April 2021
9th April 2021
Store cattle trade continues to exceed expectations being superb with all classes extremely good to sell. Prices were wonderful upto a top of £1535 for a dairy bred 23m old British Blue steer from I Pigg, Linewath, Hesket New Market whose trailer load averaged an impressive £1485. Heifers topped at £1295 for an 18m old Limousin from W Grix & Partners, Hill Head, Morpeth. Dairy bred British Blue heifers sold to £1285 and £1275 for AH Barker, Town Head, Penrith. Young cattle again keenly sought a...

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Primestock 7th April 2021
7th April 2021
On Wednesday 7th April 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 36 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1546 prime sheep including 3 spring lambs, 1292 hoggs and 251 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle meeting bonanza returns topping at 268p for a Limousin Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria purchased by Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Top gross was £1467.30 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs H Tho...

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Primestock 31st March 2021
31st March 2021
On Wednesday 31st March 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 49 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1189 prime sheep including 1011 hoggs and 178 cast ewes and rams. Cattle trade continuing to go from strength to strength with clean cattle upto 228p for a Limousin Steer from W Gray & Sons, East Mill, Aspatria. Holstein Friesian Steers upto 191p or £1348.46 for H Thompson, Springfields, Bigrigg who also sold dai...

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