Sales Reports

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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Primestock 2nd June 2021
2nd June 2021
On Wednesday 2nd June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 24 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1134 prime sheep including 616 spring lambs, 131 hoggs and 387 cast ewes and rams. Bulls topped at 211p for a Limousin from RG&JM Smith, Lake View, Keswick. Top gross was £1387.36 for a British Blue from A&C Park, Sea View, St.Bees. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin- 211 Lake View. British Blue- ...

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Primestock 26th May 2021
26th May 2021
On Wednesday 26th May 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 77 cattle comprising 61 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 638 prime sheep including 276 spring lambs, 179 hoggs and 183 cast ewes and rams. Bulls topped at 211p for a Limousin from J Pattinson, Uldale Hall, Uldale. Top gross was £1288.20 for a Limousin from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall who also sold Holstein Friesian Bulls to 186p or £1207.80. Prime Bull (Top price per ki...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 21st May 2021
21st May 2021
A mixed entry of ewes and lambs maintained recent rates. Top of £288 per family for Texel Hoggs with twin lambs from MI&M Palmer, East Townend, Workington who sold singles to £98 per life. HOGGS AND LAMBS - Texel- 98, 96 East Townend. EWES AND LAMBS - Suffolk- 80 East House. Texel- 71, 70 East House. Herdwick- 52, 50 Barfield, 49 Church Stile, 48, 46 Branthwaite Rigg, 47 Burnthwaite. Store cattle sold to a top price of £1485 for a British Blue steer from Messrs Holliday & Graham, Bolton Wo...

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Primestock 19th May 2021
19th May 2021
On Wednesday 19th May 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 34 cull cattle and 20 prime bulls and clean cattle, 638 prime sheep including 216 lambs, 234 hoggs and 188 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle continuing to be buoyant selling to £1414 for a British Blue heifer from H Thompson, Springfield Farm, Bigrigg. Bulls sold to £1327.04 from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall for a Limousin. Black and white bulls again from D&MA Wilson ...

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Friday 14th May 2021 Breeding show & sale of hoggs & lambs and breeding cattle
14th May 2021
A pleasing entry of 1245 ewes and hoggs with lambs at foot assembled for the David Westgarth sale. The show was kindly sponsored by Massey Feeds. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Thomas Hird, Westray. We thank Tom for his time and expertise. After some deliberation Thomas awarded the David Westgarth trophy for Champion pen of 5 Hoggs with Lambs to Messrs Winter, Clickham Farm, Appleby. This pen was later sold for £135 per life purchased by the judge. Reserve honours also went to Messrs Wi...

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