Sales Reports

Friday 14th August - Anniversary show & sale of store cattle
14th August 2020
With a super catalogued entry of 850, and the recent upsurge in finished beef prices trade was sure to be wonderful. Buyers travelled from far and wide ensuring all vendors went home delighted with their trade and the occasion did not disappoint. The show was ably judged by Mr Michael Wills, Northampton who chose a grand Limousin Heifer from T Trafford & Son, Peter House as Champion which later sold for £1280. The days’ top price of £1400 was paid for a Charolais Steer from TH&PA Johnstone, ...

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Primestock
12th August 2020
On Wednesday 12th August 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 55 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 22 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2660 prime sheep including 1873 lambs and 787 cast ewes and rams.   Prime Bulls again a strong trade topping at 223p or £1516.40 for a Limousin from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. The pick of the Black and Whites topped at 179p or £1167.08 for a Friesian Bull from WE&DE Litt, Greengill.   Prime Bull (Top price ...

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Primestock
5th August 2020
On Wednesday 5th August 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 64 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls, 1364 prime sheep including 1038 prime lambs and 326 cast ewes and rams.   A good entry of dairy bred prime bulls topped at 195p for a British Blue from Messrs Coulthard, Justicetown, Carlisle. This was also the top gross at £1234.35. The pick of the Frieisan Bulls topped at 179p, firstly for WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Aspatria and a...

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Friday 31st July- Store stock
31st July 2020
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Friday 31st July 2020 Store cattle A seasonal show a simply marvellous trade leaving vendors delighted. All classes very good to sell with keen competition to a top of £1310 for a pair of cracking Angus Steers from M Irving & Sons, Weary Hall, Mealsgate. The same good home also sold Limousins to £1270 and Friesians to £1090. British Blue Steers to £1200 from RS&E Gate, Nr Branthwaite Edge, Workington and Beef Shorthorns to £1190 from R&E Richardson,...

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Primestock 29th July 2020
29th July 2020
On Wednesday 29th July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 64 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle and 26 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2753 prime sheep including 2014 prime lambs and 739 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per head and per kilo was a tremendous Limousin bull from G & AE Marrs & Son, Cathow selling for 219 pence per kilo (£1217.64) to G Moor.  A smart Charolais heifer from TA Byers, Ellenbank sold for 205 pence per kilo ...

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Primestock 22nd July 2020
22nd July 2020
On Wednesday 22nd July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 65 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle, 13 prime bulls and 9 clean cattle, 1648 prime sheep including 1026 prime lambs and 622 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was an outstanding Limousin heifer from I & CL Richardson, Greenlands selling for 236 pence (£1420.72) purchased by Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Many more prime young bulls and butchers t...

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Friday 17th July 2020 - Store Sale
17th July 2020
Store Cattle trade is flying with increases being witnessed week on week. The days top price of £1295 was achieved for a tremendous British Blue Steer from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow. Other Steers from this great run sold to £1285 and £1245 twice. Angus Cattle very good to sell upto £1205 from E&EM Pattinson, West End. Heifers topped at £1185 again for an Angus this time from JD Southward, Beckside, Bootle. Yearling Stores a roaring trade upto £1125 for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Thirlwall, Bot...

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Primestock 15th July 2020
15th July 2020
On Wednesday 15th July 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 60 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2196 prime sheep including 1498 prime lambs and 698 cast ewes and rams. Again the cattle ring was very well supported with extra buyers and orders in attendance. Leading the way once again was Messrs Fell Stanger Hill whom has returned to support this ring having been pleased on numerous occasions his Limousin cow...

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