Sales Reports

Primestock 16th February 2022
16th February 2022
On Wednesday 16th February 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 69 cattle comprising 52 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1152 prime sheep including 867 hoggs and 285 cast ewes and rams.   An outstanding show of cattle today with prices reflecting in this same way.   Topping the clean section was a British Blue steer from RA Rawling, Overcroft at 239ppk and £1565.45 and was sold to TL Fell.   Prime Steer (Top price per kil...

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Store & Breeding Sale - Friday 11th February 2022
11th February 2022
Store cattle continue to be an electric trade delighting vendors. Purchasers in buoyant form ensuring all classes were very well bid for. Top of £1315 for a Limousin Heifer from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont, Corney. Steers to £1305 for a yearling Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll, Threlkeld. Other yearlings to £1285 for a British Blue steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Beckermet. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 25th February together with the Show and...

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Primestock 9th February 2022
9th February 2022
On Wednesday 9TH February 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 50 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1793 prime sheep including 1288 hoggs and 505 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Bulls sold to a strong demand with regular supporter AW Williamson, South View leading the sale (ppk) with a British Blue x Dairy bred Bull at 226ppk.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue- 226 South View, 204 Ellenb...

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Primestock 2nd February 2022
2nd February 2022
On Wednesday 2nd February 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 48 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 7 prime bulls, 1592 prime sheep including 1293 hoggs and 299 cast ewes and rams. Prime bulls sold to 221p for a Limousin or £1476.60 for a British Blue both consigned by TA Byers, Ellenbank, Bolton Gate. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 221 Ellenbank, 220 Hunday Farm. British Blue – 221, 214 Lowca Cottage, 214 Ellenbank. ...

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Store & Breeding Sale - Friday 28th January
28th January 2022
Our fortnightly sale of store sheep and store cattle was conducted with a strong ringside of buyers from a handful of counties, Cumbria, Yorkshire, County Durham, Lancashire and Dumfriesshire. Confidence continues in sheep with store hoggs proving to be much sharper on the fortnight. Store cattle section once again breathes fresh air into the strength of Mitchells Auction . Yearling types sold to higher rates again, WITH MOST QUOTING THEM £50 UP. Stronger aged cattle sold to similar rates a...

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Primestock 26th January 2022
26th January 2022
On Wednesday 26th January 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 40 cattle comprising 31 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1782 prime sheep including 1415 hoggs and 367 cast ewes and rams.   A British Blue bull from Crooklands Farm made top price per kilo at 216ppk and was purchased by TL Fell. TA Byers, Ellenbank had a tremendous Simmental bull making £1398.93 and sold to H Birkbeck.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- B...

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Friday 21st January - JN Todhunter, Woodend Dispersal of Machinery also Collective machinery sale
21st January 2022
Friday 21st January 2022- Farm Sale on behalf of JN Todhunter, Wood End Farm together with Collective Machinery On Friday 21st January 2022 Mitchell’s conducted the farm sale on behalf of Messrs Todhunter, Woodend Farm, Thornthwaite within the auction mart premises. A large crowd assembled to ensure a strong trade for the Todhunter family with their well maintained machinery attracting keen interest. The top price of £28,200 was paid for the John Deere 5100R 60reg tractor with loader purchas...

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Primestock 19th January 2022
19th January 2022
On Wednesday 19th January 2022, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 68 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 22 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1353 prime sheep including 864 hoggs and 489 cast ewes and rams.   Prime bulls topped at 240p or £1644 for a Simmental from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate. Black and White bulls sold to 195p or £1195.35 from AW Williamson, South View, Carlisle.     Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin- 218 ...

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