Sales Reports

Primestock 3rd June 2020
3rd June 2020
On Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 122 cattle comprising 110 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1081 prime sheep including 669 spring lambs, 157 hoggs and 255 cast ewes and rams. A bumper entry of cattle was forward being the largest number forward on a Wednesday in this centre for many a year. The large entry was rewarded with a rip-roaring trade delighting vendors. Clean Cattle sold to 212p for a Limousin...

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Primestock 27th May 2020
27th May 2020
On Wednesday 27th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 49 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 849 prime sheep including 471 spring lambs, 235 hoggs and 143 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a shapely Limousin bull from Messrs Taylor & Gill, Fell End selling for 210 pence per kilo.  Top price per head was achieved for a tremendous Simmental bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank at £1429.90. ...

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Friday 22nd May 2020 - Jonny Skelton May Sale
22nd May 2020
A pleasing entry of 650 store cattle was forward for the “Jonny Skelton” May sale.  A predominately younger entry attracted a large ringside of buyers ensuring the trade was flying suppressing all expectations.  The drop and go system proved to be a success with all classes easily sold. The day’s top price of £1305 was achieved for a Limousin steer from TB Stamper, Harrot Hill.  Heifers topped at £1245 for a Limousin from Messrs Lister, Foxhouses. Bulls sold to a high of £1155 for a pure Limo...

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Wednesday 20th May- Prime Stock Sale
20th May 2020
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market Report for Wednesday 20th May 2020   On Wednesday 20th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 40 cull cattle and 26 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1332 prime sheep including 441 spring lambs, 508 hoggs and 382 cast ewes and rams.   With a tremendous show of cattle forward leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm selling for 208 pen...

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Primestock Sale 20th May 2020
20th May 2020
On Wednesday 20th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 40 cull cattle and 26 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1332 prime sheep including 441 spring lambs, 508 hoggs and 382 cast ewes and rams. With a tremendous show of cattle forward leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm selling for 208 pence.  Top price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull achieving £1416.16 fr...

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FRIDAY 15TH MAY- EWES AND LAMBS
15th May 2020
Friday 15th May 2020   A reduced entry of 500 Outfits of Hoggs and Ewes with Lambs at Foot was forward under drop and go conditions for what would have been the David Westgarth Memorial Trophy. The trade achieved far exceeded all expectations being electric for all classes. Top price of the day was £140 per life for a Pure Texel Ewe with Beltex Gimmer Lamb at foot from Woodhow Farm, Wasdale and was purchased by Andrew Kirkbride. Mule Hoggs with Lambs at foot sold to £130 per life from Winter ...

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Primestock 13th May 2020
13th May 2020
On Wednesday 13th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 63 cattle comprising 44 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1112 prime sheep including 204 spring lambs, 567 prime hoggs and 341 cast ewes and rams. Prime cattle ring was well supported with extra buyers this in turn made the trade on fire.  With the drop and go system working well there is no reason for anyone to travel further mileage than needed with what we have to offe...

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Primestock 6th May 2020
6th May 2020
On Wednesday 6th May 2020 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with the new drop and go system working well.  It was obvious today that all our leading abattoirs, wholesale butchers and local butchers were delighted to see us open for competitive business.  We had forward 43 cattle comprising 31 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1070 prime sheep including 112 spring lambs, 656 prime hoggs and 302 cast ewes and rams.   With a tremendous sh...

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