Sales Reports

Wednesday 5th june 2024
5th June 2024
AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 5th June 2024   On Wednesday 5th June 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 43 Cattle comprising of 7 Prime Cattle and 36 Cast Cows; 822 sheep including 174 prime lambs, 285 Hoggs and 363 cast ewes and rams.   Topping today’s prime bull section per head was a Hereford Bull from Ms Teasdale, Lowside Farm, weighing 683kg selling for 270ppk totalling £1844.10. Top price per kilo was 280ppk for a Li...

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Wednesday 29th May
29th May 2024
AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 29th May 2024   On Wednesday 29th May 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 34 Cattle comprising of 1 Prime Cattle and 33 Cast Cows; 913 Sheep including 104 Prime Lambs, 478 Prime Hoggs and 331 Cast Ewes and Rams.   With an increased entry of cast cows on the week and a larger ring side of buyers.   Top price of the day was a Charolais Cow weighing 785kg selling for 226ppk totalling £1774.10 f...

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Friday 24th May
24th May 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD, LAKELAND LIVESTOCK CENTRE, COCKERMOUTH Market Report for Friday 24th May 2024   Today we held our catch-up sale of ewes with lambs and store cattle. All be it a small entry with a local ring side of buyers. All classes of stock sold to vendors expectations. There continues to be a strong demand for all classes.   Our next sale of Store cattle is Friday 7th June this day will also be our second sale of fell bred ewes with lambs at foot  & continental hoggs wit...

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Primestock
22nd May 2024
  On Wednesday 22nd May 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 Cattle comprising of 36 Prime Cattle and 20 Cast Cows; 1136 Sheep including 126 Prime Lambs, 667 Prime Hoggs and 343 Cast Ewes and Rams.   A wonderful quality entry of prime cattle was forward for the monthly Lake District prime cattle sale, a real credit to all consignors. The cattle were presented to a good ring of wholesalers and butchers. The resulting trade was in line with...

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David Westgarth Show & Sale - 17/05/2024
17th May 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD, LAKELAND LIVESTOCK CENTRE, COCKERMOUTH Market Report for Friday 17 May 2024 A tremendous show of heifer and calves were on offer which sold at extreme rates and many more could have been sold to vendors advantages. Top price of the day was from GT Birkett, Lonscale Farm with an outstanding British Blue Heifer and Limousin x calf at foot selling for £3200.00 Breeding Cattle – British Blue Heifer with Heifer Calf: 3200, 2650, 2500 Lonscale Farm. Limousin Heifer wi...

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PRIMESTOCK
15th May 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 15th March 2024   On Wednesday 15th March 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 33 Cattle comprising of 9 Prime Cattle and 24 cast cows; 1130 sheep including 51 prime lambs, 618 prime hoggs and 461 cast ewes and rams.   Topping the prime bull section per head was a Limousin Bull from Ms Teasdale, Lowside Farm this bull weighed 687kg selling for 281ppk grossing at £1930.47 – this bull als...

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Jonny Skelton Show & Sale of Store Cattle
10th May 2024
Jonny Skelton Show & Sale of Store Cattle Friday 10th May2024 Today at The Lakeland Livestock Centre, Mitchells Auction Company held their Jonny Skelton Show & Sale of Store Cattle. When there was a catalogued entry of 735, with a crowded ringside of buyers. All classes sold at and above vendors expectations, to a top of £2150.00 paid for an outstanding Limousin Bull shown by I&R Millard, Old Hyton Farm, Bootle. The judging was professionally carried out by Mr Pritchard, Wales who handed...

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Wednesday 08th May 2024
8th May 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 8th May 2024   On Wednesday 8th May 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 Cattle comprising of 19 Prime Cattle and 28 Cast Cows; 1321 sheep including 14 prime lambs, 946 prime hoggs and 361 cast ewes and rams.   Buyers have indicated that cattle will be in demand for next weeks sale – Wednesday 15th May.   Today we had a larger show of cattle, with the top price of the cow section ...

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