Sales Reports

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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Primestock 21st July 2021
21st July 2021
On Wednesday 21st July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 30 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1144 prime sheep including 1049 spring lambs and 95 cast ewes and rams. A run of well fed Friesian Bulls from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux topped at 194p twice or £1179.52 and averaged an impressive £1121.62.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Friesian – 194(2), 193, 192, 190 (2) Greengill Far...

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Friday 16th July Store & Breeding Sale
16th July 2021
Store cattle Seasonal entries continue to be very good to sell and a sensational trade was witnessed. Top of £1255 was paid for a Charolais Steer from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw, Ireby. Heifers topped at £1235 for a Blonde again from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw. Limousin Steers also to £1235 for a pair from Messrs Shepherd, Drigg Moorside, Drigg. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 30th July. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 23rd. Steers – Charolais- 1255 Ly...

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Primestock 14th July 2021
14th July 2021
On Wednesday 14th July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 79 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle and 36 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2044 prime sheep including 1159 spring lambs and 885 cast ewes and rams. A good show of bulls topped at £1442.79 for a dairy bred British Blue from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria. Top of 212p for a British Blue from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage, Whitehaven. Black and White Bulls topped at 199p or £1233.22 for a F...

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Primestock 7th July 2021
7th July 2021
On Wednesday 7th July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 48 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2195 prime sheep including 1175 spring lambs and 1020 cast ewes and rams. Heifers sold to 213p or £1231.14 for a Limousin from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, Workington. Bulls to 211p for a non-farm assured Limousin from D Marr, Sherwen Terrace, Egremont. Holstein Friesian Bulls sold to 190p twice; firstly from WE&DE Litt, G...

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Friday 2nd July 2021 - Store Breeding Sale
2nd July 2021
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market report for Friday 2nd July  2021 A small and seasonal entry of store cattle were forward and all classes were a wonderful trade and looked well sold.   Top price of £1245 was paid for a Charolais Steer from Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Angus steers to £1195 for a 15 month old from P Braithwaite, Ehenside, Beckermet. Heifers sold to £1145 for a British Blue from RS&E Gate, Near Branthwaite Edge, Workington. Young bulls sold to £1075 twice for Limousins fr...

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