Sales Reports

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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Primestock 30th June 2021
30th June 2021
On Wednesday 30th June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls, 973 prime sheep including 564 spring lambs, 38 hoggs and 371 cast ewes and rams.   Bulls topped at 210p for a dairy bred British Blue from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage, Whitehaven. Friesian bulls topped at 197p or £1128.81 from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue- 210, 193 ...

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Primestock 23rd June 2021
23rd June 2021
On Wednesday 23rd June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1285 prime sheep including 801 spring lambs, 73 hoggs and 411 cast ewes and rams. Heifers sold to 224p for a Limousin from WE Callion & Sons, Lodge Farm, Workington. Young bulls topped at 238p or £1566.04 for a Limousin from G&T Tyson, East House, Brigham. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 2...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 18th June 2021
18th June 2021
A seasonal entry of store cattle was forward whereby a super trade was witnessed with many calling them dearer on the fortnight. Top price of £1355 for a pair of Limousin Steers from GW Hird, Westray, Embleton. Heifers topped at £1255 for a Limousin from GL Hutton, Setmabanning, Threlkeld. A good entry of young bulls topped at £1305 for an 11m old Limousin from J&HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite. Many more could have been well sold and are required. Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 2...

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Primestock 16th June 2021
16th June 2021
On Wednesday 16th June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 21 prime bulls and clean cattle, 734 prime sheep including 49 hoggs and 172 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle a wonderful trade. Clean cattle sold to 256p or £1454.08 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall, Aspatria purchased by Wilson Willis Butchers, High Street, Cleator Moor. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):...

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Primestock 9th June 2021
9th June 2021
On Wednesday 9th June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 39 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1289 prime sheep including 591 lambs, 116 hoggs and 582 cast ewes and rams. Bulls sold to 212p for a British Blue from J&E Scott & Son, Mid Farm, Torpenhow. Friesian Bulls to 191p from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Blue – 212, 207 Mid Farm.  Limousin – 211 Lamp...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 4th June 2021
4th June 2021
Store cattle A seasonal entry of store cattle sold to a great trade. Fewer strong sorts forward but a top of £1435 for a super Limousin Heifer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow, Dean. Other Limousin heifers sold to £1345 from CWJ Clark, Quarry Bank, Winder. Steers topped at £1235 for a Limousin from BW Noble, Gibbtarn, Braystones. Heifers – Limousin – 1435, 1195 Woodhall Brow, 1345 Quarrybank, 1215, 1195 Lamplugh Hall, 1195 Dearham Row, 1135 Gibbtarn, 1085 Gate Ghyll, 1045 Foxhouse, 1025 Low Garth...

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