Sales Reports

Primestock 16th March 2022
16th March 2022
On Wednesday 16th March 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 59 cull cattle and 7 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1265 prime sheep including 1032 hoggs and 233 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle topped at 264ppk for a British Blue steer from JA&CM Brown, Park House, Isel. Bulls topped at 242p for a Limousin from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate or £1594.60 for a Charolais from the same good home. Prime Steer (Top price per kil...

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Tommy Baxter Show and Sale of Store Cattle - Friday 11th March 2022
11th March 2022
Tommy Baxter Show & Sale of Store Cattle - Friday 11th March 2022   The curtain has fell on the ‘Tommy Baxter’ Show and Sale of 1491 store cattle. A sale full of quality and quantity, the yard was a site to behold in turn attracting a huge ringside of purchasers. All classes sold to a fantastic trade. The show was kindly sponsored by the Hundith Hill Hotel, Brockbanks Solicitors, GT Tyres and Carr’s Billington. Judging was in the capable hands of Miss Georgina Laws, Leyburn. After some deli...

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Primestock 9th March 2022
9th March 2022
On Wednesday 9th March 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1621 prime sheep including 1273 hoggs and 348 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle topped at £1540.30 for a Limousin Heifer from H Thompson, Springfield, Bigrigg. Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 220 Springfield Farm.  Prime Steer (Top price per head - £):-  Limousin –1518 Springfield Farm.  ...

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Primestock 2nd March 2022
2nd March 2022
On Wednesday 2nd March 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1831 prime sheep including 1603 hoggs and 228 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle topped at 250p for a Limousin Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate. Top gross was £1739.58 for a Charolais again from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Heifers sold to 249p for a British Blue from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm, Workington. Prime H...

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Friday 25th February 2022 - Store and Breeding Sale
25th February 2022
Store cattle Store cattle trade in fine fettle as all classes look very well sold. Top price of £1365 twice; both times for Limousin Heifers from JW Cook, Ullock Farm, Keswick. Steers topped at £1335 for a Hereford Steer from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux. Younger sorts a flyer upto £1275 for an 11m old Limousin from RJ Powell, Brimmer Head, Grasmere. Young bulls sold to £1415 for a Limousin from G&AE Marrs, Cathow, Kinniside. Don’t forget next fortnight sees the March Show and Sale of stor...

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Primestock 23rd February 2022
23rd February 2022
On Wednesday 23rd February 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1200 prime sheep including 881 hoggs and 319 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle trade topped at 265ppk or £1637.70 for a super Limousin Heifer from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside, Troutbeck. Prime Steer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 239 Pickett Howe. Galloway- 200 Ellenbank. Prime Steer (Top price per ...

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Primestock 16th February 2022
16th February 2022
On Wednesday 16th February 2022 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 69 cattle comprising 52 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1152 prime sheep including 867 hoggs and 285 cast ewes and rams.   An outstanding show of cattle today with prices reflecting in this same way.   Topping the clean section was a British Blue steer from RA Rawling, Overcroft at 239ppk and £1565.45 and was sold to TL Fell.   Prime Steer (Top price per kil...

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Store & Breeding Sale - Friday 11th February 2022
11th February 2022
Store cattle continue to be an electric trade delighting vendors. Purchasers in buoyant form ensuring all classes were very well bid for. Top of £1315 for a Limousin Heifer from W&PA Walton, Low Kinmont, Corney. Steers to £1305 for a yearling Limousin from Messrs Robinson, Gate Ghyll, Threlkeld. Other yearlings to £1285 for a British Blue steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Beckermet. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 25th February together with the Show and...

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