Sales Reports

Primestock 22nd June 2022
22nd June 2022
  On Wednesday 22nd June 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls and clean cattle,1089 prime sheep including 755 lambs, 42 hoggs and 292 cast ewes and rams.   Prime bulls topped at £1454.64 for a LimousinxFriesian from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, and per kilo at 235p for a LimousinXFriesian from J Pattinson & Son, Uldale Hall.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 235, 234, 230...

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Store Cattle, Breeding Sheep & Breeding Cattle
17th June 2022
Store cattle   An excellent entry for the time of year sold to another fast trade with a good ringside of buyers in attendance. Top price of £1545 achieved for a 16m old British Blue steer from TW Bell, Hilltop, St Johns in the Vale. Heifers topped at £1440 from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall, Lamplugh.   A large show of native cattle sold to £1365 for an Angus steer from RS&E Gate, Near Branthwaite Edge, Branthwaite. Native heifers to £1275 for a Beef Shorthorn from E&EM Pattinson & Son, West...

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Primestock
15th June 2022
On Wednesday 15th June 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 59 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle and 21 prime bulls and clean cattle, 904 prime sheep including 453 lambs, 77 hoggs and 374 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle topped at 244p for a Limousin Bull from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington. Top gross was £1581.20 for a Limousin from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin. Prime heifers sold to 242p or £1564.20 from F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall,...

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Primestock
8th June 2022
On Wednesday 8th June 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 48 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1162 prime sheep including 719 lambs, 102 hoggs and 341 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle sold to 236p for a Limousin Bull from F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall, Dearham. Top gross was £1603.64 for a Limousin bull from P&PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin. Friesian bulls to 203p from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux.   Prime...

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Primestock 1st June 2022
1st June 2022
On Wednesday 1st June 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 24 cull cattle, 784 prime sheep including 181 lambs, 306 hoggs and 297 cast ewes and rams. Cow trade shows no signs of easing. Tremendous returns being achieved week on week. A super show topped at 239p or £1955.02 for a Limousin from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall, Aspatria who also sold others to 236p. British Blue cows topped at 238p or £1704.08 from I Powley, Green Marsh, Carlisle. Bl...

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Friday 27th May - Second sale of ewes with lambs at foot also store cattle
27th May 2022
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Friday 27th May 2022.   Store cattle hit the heights once again in the Lakeland livestock centre with quality that we present at our fortnightly sales. The buyers order books were brimming with demand and left our sellers more than happy with their days trading.   Store cattle- Heifers – Limousin- 1395, 1315 Shatton Lodge, 1235, 1155 Ullock, 1155, 1095 Strawberry How, 1125, 1095 Stainburn Hall, 1085 Gate Ghyll, 1075 Aldoth. Charolais- 1195 Baldm...

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Primestock 25th May 2022
25th May 2022
On Wednesday 25th May 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 47 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls, 777 prime sheep including 279 lambs, 170 hoggs and 328 cast ewes and rams. A good show of prime bulls sold to a top price of 249p achived twice. Firstly for a Limousin which achieved the top gross of £1797.78 from J Brown & Sons, Crakeplace Hall, Ullock and then again for a Simmental Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate which ...

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Store Cattle and Breeding Sheep
20th May 2022
Friday 20th May 2022 A good entry of store cattle for the time of year sold to another superb trade. Top of £1495 for a Limousin Steer from BW Hewitson, Shatton Lodge, Cockermouth. Heifers sold to £1455 for a Limousin from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Holmrook. Yearling stores topped at £1305 for a Limousin steer from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll, Threlkeld. Yearling heifers to £1195 from Messrs Richardson, Low Garth, Bewaldeth. Steers Limousin- 1495 Shatton Lodge, 1305 Gate Ghyll, 1285 Sca...

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