Sales Reports

Primestock
10th July 2019
On Wednesday 10th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1906 prime sheep including 1307 lambs and 599 cast ewes and rams. Cast cows and prime cattle sale was attended by a very competitive ringside of buyers. Trade was seen by many to be as strong in this sale centre as many across Cumbria.  Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 185.50, 179.50 Beechcrof...

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Store & Breeding Sale
5th July 2019
A seasonal entry sold to a sharper trade than most expected and a top of £1145 twice, firstly for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet and then again for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm, Workington. Top of £1075 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Roberts, Town Head, Greysouthen. Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1075 Gibtarn, 1145 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1055, 985 Woodend, 975, 935 Croft End. British Blue – 1125 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1065, Nr Branthwaite Edge, 8...

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Primestock
3rd July 2019
On Wednesday 3rd July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 51 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 1213 prime sheep including 974 lambs and 239 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a British Blue (dairy bred) bull from G & I Carruthers & Son, Lowca Cottage Farm achieving 189.50 pence per kilo selling to Harold Birkbeck.  Top price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull from P & PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft se...

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Primestock
26th June 2019
On Wednesday 26th June 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 30 cull cattle and 28 prime bulls and heifers, 1791 prime sheep including 1181 lambs and 610 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was an outstanding Charolais Heifer from Messrs P & PI Walker & son, Beechcroft achieving 218.50 pence £1383.11 selling to Haighs Butchers of Workington. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Charola...

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Store Sale
21st June 2019
Store cattle Steer: – British Blue – 1085 (2) Nr Branthwaite Edge, 825, 785 Fairladies Farm.  Limousin – 1045 Annaside, 965, 905 The Towers, 955 Stockhill Kennels, 735 Acrewalls.  Aberdeen Angus – 1025 Brackenbarrow Farm, 665 Ghyll Farm.  Charollais – 865 Hemplands Farm.  Holstein Friesian – 675 Annaside Farm. Heifer: – Limousin – 985 Stockhill Kennels, 965 Brackenbarrow Farm, 885, 785 The Towers, 815 Hemplands, 785, 765 Acrewalls.  Aberdeen Angus – 935 Brackenbarrow Farm, 665 Hemplands Farm....

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Primestock
19th June 2019
On Wednesday 19th June 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 51 cattle comprising 38 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls, 1418 prime sheep including 1012 lambs and 406 cast ewes and rams. Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End made top price per kilo and per head with a Limousin bull 205.50ppk & £1304.93 selling to TL Fell. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 205.50, 196.50 Fell End, 188.50, 175.50 Langhorn, 179.50, 168.50 Row Hall. Blonde ...

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Primestock
12th June 2019
On Wednesday 12th June 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 21 prime bulls & cattle, 859 prime sheep including 669 lambs, 35 hoggs and 155 cast ewes and rams. Tallentire Hill Farm Ltd made top price per head with an Aberdeen Angus steer at £1340.55 selling to G Chapman. A British Blue bull from WE & DE Litt, Greengill Farm was top price per kilo making 194.5 pence selling to TL Fell. Prime Heifer (Top pr...

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Market Report
7th June 2019
A seasonal entry of Store Cattle sold to a pleasing trade topping at £1115 for a Charolais Steer from Messrs Hird, Westray Farm, Embleton. Heifers toped at £1085 for a Limousin from Messrs Sharpe, Woodend Lodge, Lamplugh, Young Bulls to £915 for a Limousin from Messrs Hodgson, Dale End Farm, Langdale. Steer: – Charolais – 1115, 1085, 915 Westray Farm, 885 Crooklands Farm. Limousin – 1075 Woodend, 1035, 925 Lynedraw, 895 Westray Farm. British Blue ­– 1015, 985 Woodend. Aberdeen Angus – 945 Cro...

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