Sales Reports

Primestock 3rd March 2021
3rd March 2021
On Wednesday 3rd March 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 27 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1555 prime sheep including 1187 hoggs and 368 cast ewes and rams. A marvellous Limousin Heifer from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall, Aspatria topped the sale at 260p or £1560 selling to regular supporter Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 260 Allerby Hall. ...

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Friday 26th February 2021 - Store & pedigree sale
26th February 2021
Store cattle A show consisting mainly of younger cattle sold to a blistering trade. Top of £1295 for an Aberdeen Angus steer from Brackenbarrow Farm, Croftlands. Heifers topped at £1200 from WE&DE Litt, Greengill. Young Stores topped at £1185 on 3 occasions, firstly for an 11 month old British Blue steer from P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses, Grasmere and then twice for neighbours RJ Powell, Brimmer Head with Limousin steers at 9 and 11 months of age. Yearling heifers in extreme demand upto ...

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Primestock 24th February 2021
24th February 2021
On Wednesday 24th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1334 prime sheep including 1060 hoggs and 274 cast ewes and rams. Heifers topped at 205p or £1254.60 for dairy bred British Blue x from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Blue – 205(2) Lowca Cottage Farm, 195 Pickett Howe.      Prime Heifer (Top price per hea...

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Primestock 17th February 2021
17th February 2021
On Wednesday 17th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 71 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 29 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1451 prime sheep including 1133 hoggs and 318 cast ewes and rams. Bulls sold to £1407.60 for a British Blue from TA Byers, Ellenbank with Limousins to £1339.60 from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Black and White Bulls upto £1046.40 again from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):...

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Friday 12th February 2021 - Store Stock
12th February 2021
Another pleasing entry of Store cattle as rates continue to be extremely positive delighting vendors. The days top of £1295 was paid for a Limousin Heifer from WE&DE Litt, Greengill with this super pen of Heifers averaging £1222. Steers topped at £1205 for a dairy bred British Blue from JA Nanson & Son, Sorrowstones. Yearling Stores continue to attract frenzied bidding selling to £1145 twice; firstly for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite and then again for another 9 m...

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Primestock 10th February 2021
10th February 2021
On Wednesday 10th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 72 cattle comprising 57 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1831 prime sheep including 1567 hoggs and 264 cast ewes and rams. Dairy bred Limousin Heifers from Messrs Bowe, Hunday sold to 202ppk. £1392 achieved for a dairy bred British Blue Steer from H Thompson, Springfield. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 202 Hunday Farm, 190 Springfield Farm...

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Primestock 3rd February 2021
3rd February 2021
On Wednesday 3rd February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1921 prime sheep including 1496 hoggs and 425 cast ewes and rams. A super Limousin Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria topped the market today at 258ppk or £1558.32 purchased by Haighs Butchers, Workington. Another great Heifer from J Brown & Sons, Crakeplace Hall sold to 244ppk or £1434.72 purchased by ...

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Friday 29th January 2021 - Store Stock
29th January 2021
A pleasing entry of store cattle attracted an extended ringside of purchasers ensuring a blistering trade with all cattle exceeding expectations. The top of £1320 was achieved twice; firstly for a Limousin Steer and then for a Limousin Heifer both from WE&DE Litt, Greengill whose quality consignment averaged £1230. Yearling stores were a furious trade topping at £1200 for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite. A trailer load of 8-9 month old stores from JA Ritson, Baggra Ye...

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