Sales Reports

Primestock
24th January 2024
On Wednesday 24th January 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 90 Cattle comprising of 8 Prime Cattle and 82 cast cows: 2016 sheep including 1512 prime lambs and 504 cast ewes and rams.   A wonderful show of 82 cast cows were presented to our usual keen side of buyers. Flesh on offer was outstanding with prices to match. Full sale average of £1115 was achieved.   Leading the sale today was a fabulous Limousin cow weighing 902kg making 246p...

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Friday 19th January 2023
19th January 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Friday 19th January 2024   Store Cattle A small show following our opening sale this week however a wonderful trade was had by regular supporters. Yearling quality cattle are wanted for our next sale to fulfill the promise to our potential buyers. Next sale Friday 2nd February – entries close Friday 26th January at 10am.     Steers: Aberdeen Angus – 1540 (2), Black Wood. 1340, 1200, Row End. 1190 (2), 1170 (2), Brackenbarrow. Limousin – 154...

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Primestock
17th January 2024
On Wednesday 17th January 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with Cattle comprising of 62 Prime Cattle and Cast Cows; 1296 Sheep including 1150 Prime Lambs and 146 Cast Ewes and Rams.   Cast Cows were a wonderful trade with dairy types much sharper averaging 163ppk.  Beef bred cows sold to a strong trade with £2 a kilo easily obtained.   Leading the day was a cast Limousin bull from Lamplugh Hall which made £1846.28.   Cows were up to £1667...

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Primestock
10th January 2024
On Wednesday 10th January 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 51 Cattle comprising of 8 Prime Cattle and 43 cast cows; 1654 sheep including 1382 prime lambs and 272 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Cattle sold to a top price of 322p or £1944.88 from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside, Troutbeck. Prime bulls to 307p or £1970.94 from S&RK Bell, Whitelees, Aspatria.     Prime Heifer (Price per head-£)- Limousin – 1944.88,1523.52 Lowside. Ayrshire - 1045 Pla...

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January Show & Sale of Store Cattle
5th January 2024
January opening show & sale of store cattle January 5th January 2024 What a day has been had here at Mitchells Auction at the January Show and Sale of Store Cattle. The marvellous entry of 1071 cattle were a sight to behold as quality knew no bounds and delighted from one vendor to the next.   The show was professionally judged by father and son team Matthew and Harry Brown, Carnaby and kindly sponsored by Eden Farm Supplies, CT Hayton and Dugdale Nutrition. After some deliberation the ...

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Primestock
3rd January 2024
On Wednesday 3rd January 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 96 Cattle comprising of 44 Prime Cattle and 52 cast cows; 1927 sheep including 1634 prime lambs and 293 cast ewes and rams.   Today saw the Opening Sale of Lake District Prime Cattle. Nearly a year since this sale was first incorporated; it has gone from strength to strength and another fantastic day was had today. Top of 330ppk for a Limousin Heifer from M/s W Miller, High Aketon,...

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