Sales Reports

‘Tommy Baxter’ Show and Sale of Store Cattle
13th March 2020
The Tommy Baxter Show and Sale of 1303 top quality store cattle again proved to be a resounding success. The standard forward was a credit to all vendors who were justly rewarded with a packed ringside of prospective purchasers in attendance.  The Show was kindly sponsored by Hundith Hill Hotel, GT Tyres, Brockbanks Solicitors and Carrs Billington. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Michael Wynne, Miss Ellie Wynne and Miss Rachel Graham. An outstanding show was forward to compete for the M...

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11th March 2020
11th March 2020
On Wednesday 11th March 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1663 prime sheep including 1177 hoggs and 428 cast ewes and rams.   Clean Cattle sold to 192.5p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to £1241.46 for a British Blue from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm.   Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 192.50 Hunday Farm.  British B...

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11th March 2020
11th March 2020
On Wednesday 11th March 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1663 prime sheep including 1177 hoggs and 428 cast ewes and rams.   Clean Cattle sold to 192.5p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to £1241.46 for a British Blue from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm.   Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 192.50 Hunday Farm.  British B...

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Primestock 11th March 2020
11th March 2020
On Wednesday 11th March 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1663 prime sheep including 1177 hoggs and 428 cast ewes and rams. Clean Cattle sold to 192.5p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm. Steers to £1241.46 for a British Blue from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 192.50 Hunday Farm.  British Blue – ...

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Farm Sale Saturday 7th March 2020 - On behalf of J Mounsey & Son, Prospect Farm
7th March 2020
Saturday 7th March 2020 Mitchells Auction Mart were privileged to conduct the farm machinery sale on behalf of J Mounsey & Son, Prospect Farm, Aspatria. With a clean and tidy array of small tools and implements to start the sale followed by machinery and tractors which were in good order, prices were very satisfactory.   Leading prices were-   Case 115 Tractor & Loader                           £26,000 JCB Loadall                                                          £24,000 Deutz Tr...

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Primestock 4th March 2020
4th March 2020
On Wednesday 4th March 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1329 prime sheep including 1078 hoggs and 251 cast ewes and rams. Clean cattle continue to be a pleasing trade topping at 204.5ppk for a Limousin Heifer from RG &J M Smith, Lake View. Top gross was £1214.82 from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm. Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 204.50 Lake view, 198....

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Primestock 4th March 2020
4th March 2020
On Wednesday 4th March 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 41 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1329 prime sheep including 1078 hoggs and 251 cast ewes and rams. Clean cattle continue to be a pleasing trade topping at 204.5ppk for a Limousin Heifer from RG &J M Smith, Lake View. Top gross was £1214.82 from TB Stamper & Sons, Rose Farm. Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 204.50 Lake view, 198....

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Primestock 28th February 2020
28th February 2020
An entry of 248 cattle forward attracted a large ringside of buyers ensuring another superb trade. Stirks and yearling store cattle were very dear with many more required to fulfill our local ring side of buyers. The day’s top price was for Limousin Steers selling to £1145 from Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge Farm, Millom. Heifers sold to £1075 paid for a Limousin shown by RA Rawling, Overcroft, Greysouthen. Store cattle Steer: -  LIMOUSIN 1145, 1115, 1035 Stockbridge Farm, 1085 Hill Farm, 995, 935...

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