Sales Reports

Primestock
17th July 2024
On Wednesday 17th July 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 Cattle comprising of 13 Prime Cattle and 24 cast cows and bulls: 764 sheep including- 557 prime lambs and 237 cast ewes and rams.   Well fleshed cull cows and prime bulls upheld the good rates of recent sales.   Topping the prime bull section per head was a British Friesian from WE&DE Litt, Greengill weighing 558kg selling for 247ppk totalling at £1378.26. Taking the top pric...

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Primestock
10th July 2024
On Wednesday 10th July 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, held their weekly sale of primestock with 22 Cattle comprising of, 2 Prime Cattle and 20 cast cows and bulls; 590 sheep including, 386 prime lambs and 204 cast ewes and rams.   All classes of cull cattle sold well at prices similar to the previous week and in line with the regional trends. More cattle could have been sold to vendors advantage.   Prime Heifer (Price per head-£)- British Friesian - 1351.79 Wellington farm. ...

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Store & Breeding Sale
5th July 2024
STORE CATTLE   A nice entry of entry of cattle were presented to a good ring of both local and travelled buyers. All classes of store and breeding cattle met with keen competition maintaining the high prices of recent sales.   Breeding Cattle Cows and calves sold to a top of £3000 for a Limousin cow and bull calf from Spencer Fulton, Branthwaite Rigg. Heifers and calves from J Pattinson & Son, Uldale Hall sold to a top price of £3000 for a Limousin x heifer with twin calves at foot.   ...

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Primestock
3rd July 2024
On Wednesday 3rd July 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 25 Cattle comprising of 2 Prime Cattle and 23 cast cows; 685 sheep including 366 prime lambs, 123 prime hoggs and 196 cast ewes and rams.   Fleshed cows met a brisk trade, the resulting prices were in line with recent sales. More cows are required to meet the buying demand. Beef bred cows averaged 200p/kg topping at 217p/kg (£1,614) from G & T Tyson, East House; dairy Bred cows avera...

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Wednesday 26th June - Prime Stock
26th June 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 26th June 2024 On Wednesday 26th June 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 30 Cattle comprising of 13 Prime Cattle and 17 cast cows; 857 sheep including 607 prime lambs, 95 prime hoggs and 155 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bull (Price per head - £) – Limousin – 2137.56, 1962.68, Beechcroft. British Blue – 1938.60, Streetgate. British Friesian – 1621.40, Greengill. Angus – 1591.20, Greengill. ...

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Wednesday 19th June
19th June 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 19th June 2024   On Wednesday 19th June 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 44 Cattle comprising of 11 Prime Cattle and 33 cast cows, 653 sheep including 320 prime lambs, 127 prime hoggs and 206 cast ewes and rams.   A nice entry of both clean cattle and cast cows were offered to the usual ringside of customers with all classes meeting keen competition and more could have been sold to ...

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Wednesday 12th June
12th June 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 12th June 2024   On Wednesday 12th June 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 43 Cattle comprising of 13 Prime Cattle and 30 Cast cows; 676 sheep including 346 prime lambs, 159 prime hoggs and 171 cast ewes and rams.   A good quality entry of cull cows sold easily with well fleshed cows commanding a premium, averaging 181.52ppk. Top price cow of the day a Limousin from Mr John Walker, Ox...

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Friday 7th June - Store Cattle and Ewes and Lambs
7th June 2024
Friday 7th June 2024 SALE OF STORE, BREEDING AND FEEDING CATTLE ALSO STIRKS AND CALVES. SECOND SALE OF FELL BRED EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT   Today we held our fortnightly sale of 101 Store Cattle and our second sale of 961 fell bred and continental ewes with lambs at foot. The seasonal of store cattle were presented to the usual attendance of customer and all classes maintained recent high rates.  Top price of the day was £1720.00 paid for a lovely Limousin Heifer from Spencer Fulton, Branth...

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