Sales Reports

Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Cattle and Butchers Lambs
27th November 2021
Mitchells Auction Mart held their Annual Christmas Prize Show & Sale of 180 Prime Cattle and 52 Butchers Lambs on Saturday 27th November 2021. A record number was entered this year, and this came with one of the best trades to date. Our area and industry truly wanting to show case what the Agricultural Sector supplies to this Country. “They Feed the nation”. The Cattle Show was judged by Mr Chris Bell, Far Broom, Appleby a well-known and renowned stocksman who farms Beef & Sheep to an except...

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Primestock 24th November 2021
24th November 2021
On Wednesday 24th November 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls, 2034 prime sheep including 1655 lambs and 379 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls topped at 220p or £1526.80 for a Limousin from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall, Lamplugh. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 220(2), 218 Lamplugh Hall.  British Blue – 208 Lowside Farm.  Beef Shorthorn – 216 Lowside Farm.  Holstein Fri...

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Store Sale Friday 19th November 2021
19th November 2021
Store Sheep Store lamb trade continuing at a scorching pace selling to a top of £125 for Beltex lambs from J&K Meadley, High Bewaldeth, Cockermouth. Texel lambs sold to £124 from Messrs Sharpe, Holmecroft, Beckermet. Suffolk lambs sold to £115 again from J&K Meadley, High Bewaldeth whilst Mule lambs from the same good home sold to £97. Many more could have been well sold and are required for extreme demand. Beltex- 125 High Bewaldeth, 120, 111 Holmecroft. Texel- 124, 108 Holmecroft, 117, ...

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Primestock 17th November 2021
17th November 2021
On Wednesday 17th November 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 44 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2342 prime sheep including 1756 lambs and 586 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous Limousin bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank selling for 244 pence (£1590.88) to Thomas Fell. Friesian Bulls sold to 208p or £1179.36 from J Pattinson & Son, Uldale Hall, Uldale. Prime ...

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Primestock 10th November 2021
10th November 2021
On Wednesday 10th November 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2161 prime sheep including 1550 lambs and 611 cast ewes and rams.   Prime cattle sold to a top price of 248ppk or £1592.16 for a Simmental Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate.   Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Hereford- 204 Millstead. Prime Steer (Top price per head - £):- Hereford- 1115...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 5th November 2021
5th November 2021
Store Sheep Store lamb trade followed the soaring prime prices being absolutely electric. Top price of £126 was paid for a pen of Texel lambs from A Ashburner, Summerhill, Whitehaven. Beltex lambs sold to £120 from WH&F Wood, Well Head, Dean. Charollais lambs to £115 from GT&MP Relph, Littletown, Newlands. Suffolk lambs to £104 from Messrs Barrow, Pow Heads, Mealsgate. A marvellous trade throughout was witnessed. Many more could have been well sold and are required. Next fortnightly sale on...

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Primestock 3rd November 2021
3rd November 2021
On Wednesday 3rd November 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 39 cull cattle and 7 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2139 prime sheep including 1659 lambs and 480 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle sold to a top price of 244p or £1666.52 for a Limousin Bull from G&AE Marrs, Cathow, Kinniside.   Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 230, 220 Springfield Farm. British Blue – 217 Waverbank. Prime Steer (Top pric...

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On Farm machinery sale - Saturday 30th October
30th October 2021
Saturday 30th October 2021 - On farm machinery sale on behalf of DW&AS Noble, Burblethwaite, Caldeck On Saturday 30th October Mitchells Auction Mart was delighted to conduct the farm machinery sale on behalf of David and Ann Noble. It was a blustery damp day but did not stop people from venturing to the sale. Sale prices were outstanding, Leading prices: - Massey Ferguson Tractor £7500, Yamaha Motor Bike £4500, IFor Williams Trailer £4400, Vicon Mower £2050, Cattle Crush £800, Strella Hay...

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