Sales Reports

Primestock
5th June 2019
On Wednesday 5th June 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 32 cattle comprising 21 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls & Heifers, 886 prime sheep including 560 lambs, 126 hoggs and 200 cast ewes and rams. A tremendous Limousin heifer made top price per kilo at 216.50 from AG Watson, Lanehead and being purchased by G Chapman. D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall made top price per head with a Limousin bull £1276.15 selling to TL Fell. Prime Heifer (Top pric...

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Primestock
29th May 2019
On Wednesday 29th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 21 prime bulls, 1205 prime sheep including 509 lambs, 256 hoggs and 440 cast ewes and rams. Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End made top price per kilo with a tremendous Limousin bull selling at 206.50ppk to TL Fell. Another Limousin bull from TW Bell & Son Ltd, Hill Top Farm gained top price per head of £1396.37 also purchased by TL Fell.  Prime Bull...

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Sale Report
24th May 2019
The Johnny Skelton show and sale was kindly sponsored by Armstrong Watson accountants and Brockbank solicitors, and judged by Mr. S Daley, Little Lawford. Champion animal was awarded to the Limousin heifer shown by M/s Harryman Keskadale. and reserve also went to Keskadale with their British blue heifer. With an outstanding entry of 971 top quality animals. Buyers had been attracted from all areas and well supported by local feeders and graziers. Trade was very satisfactory for all types of c...

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Primestock
22nd May 2019
On Wednesday 22 May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 46 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls, 956 prime sheep including 355 lambs, 266 hoggs and 335 cast ewes and rams. Topping the sale in the cattle section was an OTM British Blue bull from JN & A Woodend, Hyton Farm achieving £1338.86 selling to G Chapman. A Limousin bull from S Winthrop, Lamport St sold for the leading price per kilo at 200.50 pence to TL Fell. Prime Bull...

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Breeding Cattle & Sheep
17th May 2019
The Annual Spring show & sale of Breeding Cattle & Sheep was held on Friday 17th May 2019 kindly sponsored by Zoetis. With fewer numbers about nationally, a huge turn out of potential buyers were ringside to buy replacements. This resulted in very satisfactory prices received with a top price of £2300 received by S Boow, Corney Hall. Top Prices Cow & Bull Calf (£ per unit) – Limousin – 1750, 1700 Low Eskholme, 1100 Robinson Place. Aberdeen Angus – 1400, 1250 Robinson Place. Cow & Heifer Cal...

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Primestock
15th May 2019
On Wednesday 15th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 5 prime bulls, 1086 prime sheep including 133 lambs, 579 hoggs and 374 cast ewes and rams. RG & JM Smith, Lake View made top price per head and per kilo for a shapely Limousin bull at £1294.49, 204.5ppk selling to TL Fell. Prime young bulls and cows were a strong trade with buyers keen to see more to fullfil their demands. Prime Bull (Top price p...

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Sale Report
10th May 2019
A good entry sold to another good trade and a top of £1235 for an outstanding Angus Heifer from JD Southward, Beckside Farm, Bootle. Steers sold to a top of £1125 for a Limousin from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet. Yearling Stores sold to £1075 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Gosforth. Yearling Heifers to £1015 for a pair from J & HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite. Young bulls topped at £1055 twice, firstly for an Angus from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Fri...

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Primestock
8th May 2019
On Wednesday 8th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 32 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 4 prime bulls, 832 prime sheep including 52 lambs, 530 hoggs and 250 cast ewes and rams. P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses topped the price per head with a Limousin OTM bull selling for £1408.95 to G Chapman. A Limousin cow from RM & ER Jackson, Scalesmoor sold for 193.5 pence per kilo also selling to G Chapman. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pen...

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