Sales Reports

PRIMESTOCK
1st May 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 1st May 2024   On Wednesday 1st May 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 27 Cattle comprising of Prime Cattle and cast cows: 1410 sheep including 10 prime lambs, 1033 prime hoggs and 367 cast ewes and rams.   With less cow numbers forward due to the good wether conditions. All classes made spirited competition and mentioned recent high rates.   Top price cow of the day was a Limousin...

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Friday 26th April - Breeding Sheep & Store Cattle
26th April 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD, LAKELAND LIVESTOCK CENTRE, COCKERMOUTH Market Report for Friday 26th April 2024 STORE CATTLE Another successful smaller fortnightly sale of store cattle was sold to vendors advantage, with all cattle selling at high demand. Top price of the day was a Charolais Heifer from J Stubbs & Ptnrs, Syke Beck this tremendous heifer went under the hammer at £1430 to Ms Skelton. Stirks sold to a strong trade of £740 for a 7-month-old British Blue Bull from Tallentire Hill F...

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Wednesday 24th April 2024
24th April 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 2024   On Wednesday 24th April 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 69 Cattle comprising of 50 Prime Cattle and 19 cast cows; 1503 sheep including 1288 prime hoggs and cast 215 ewes and rams.   We held our Lake District sale of prime cattle.   Topping the pence per kilo section was a tremendous Limousin Heifer from J&E Scott & Son, Mid Farm weighing 633kg selling for 335ppk purchased...

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Wednesday 17th April - Prime Stock
17th April 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 17th April 2024   On Wednesday 17th April 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 33 Cattle comprising of 10 Prime Cattle and 23 cast cows: 1390 sheep including 977 prime hoggs and 413 cast ewes and rams.   Topping the prime bull section was an outstanding British Blue from Crosbyhouse Farm, going under the hammer for 319ppk (£2277.66) weighing 714kg. This vendor also had a selection of tr...

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Fortnightly Store Sale
12th April 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD, LAKELAND LIVESTOCK CENTRE, COCKERMOUTH Market Report for Friday 12th April 2024   Our fortnightly sale of Store hoggs & Breeding sheep commenced with a tremendous consignment of aged Beltex ewes with Beltex lambs at foot from Rob & Sarah Purdham, Low Boonwood, Gosforth – averaging £155.48 per life.     Breeding Sheep – Beltex (singles)- 170, 160, 158, 148 Low Boonwood    Beltex (twins) - 160, 152 Low Boonwood.   Store Sheep- Texel- 60, Winscales.   Anothe...

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Wednesday 10th April 2024
10th April 2024
  MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 2024   On Wednesday 10th April 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of 1771 primestock with 58 Cattle comprising of 13 Prime Cattle and 45 cast cows: 1713 sheep including 1406 prime hoggs and 307 cast ewes and rams.   This week we had an improved entry of cast cows, when offered to an increased attendance of customers met spirited competition with the trade remaining at high levels.   Prime Heifer (...

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Primestock
3rd April 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 3RD April 2024   On Wednesday 3rd April 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with Cattle comprising of 36 Prime Cattle and cast cows; 1441 sheep including prime hoggs and cast ewes and rams. Prime bulls sold to £2042.04 paid for a British Blue bull shown by P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft. The top price per kg for bulls was 275p per kg for British Blue from AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow Cows were...

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Primestock
27th March 2024
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 27th March 2024   On Wednesday 27th March 2024, Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 75 Cattle comprising of 49 Prime Cattle and 26 cast cows: 1439 sheep including 1235 prime lambs and 204 cast ewes and rams.   We held our monthly sale of Lake District Prime Beef, this was also our easter show of prime beef. A tremendous show of prime cattle was forward. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr...

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