Sales Reports

Primestock
28th August 2019
On Wednesday 28th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 26 cull cattle and 11 prime bulls, 1801 prime sheep including 1451 lambs and 350 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls topped the pence per kilo section with a 704kg Limousin Bull from P&PI Walker & Son Beechcroft selling for 188.50p to TL Fell, also achieving the leading price per head was a Limousin bull from P&PI Walker & Son at 748kg selling for £1365.10 again to T...

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Primestock
24th August 2019
On Wednesday 24th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 36 cull cattle and 17 prime bulls, 1637 prime sheep including 1112 lambs and 525 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a dairy bred Limousin bull achieving 184.50 pence selling to Les Fell. Top price in this section was a dairy bred Limousin bull from Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm selling for £1178.67 again to Les Fell. Prime Heifer (Top price per ...

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Show and Sale of Store Lambs
23rd August 2019
The August Show and Sale of Store lambs attracted a pleasing entry of 2046 lambs forward. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Stuart Miller, Allerby Hall who commented on the quality put before him. Thanks must go to our sponsors for todays show, Cockermouth Show and Dugdale Nutrition. The Champion Pen of 10 lambs came from R Wilson, Dockray Nook, Lamplugh with Beltex selling for £81.50 to Anthony Skelton. Reserve Champion went to AJ Wood, Woodhall Brow Farm, Dean with a pen of Texel Lambs s...

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Primestock
21st August 2019
On Wednesday 21st August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 55 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle and 12 prime bulls, 2,168 prime sheep including 1,687 lambs and 482 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls were well bid for to a top of 194.5p from D & MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall, Lamplugh. Top gross was £1331.61 paid for a Limousin Bull from P & PI Walker, Beechcroft, Mockerkin. Cast Cows sold to a top of 152.5p for a Holstein Friesian from D&J Errington,...

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Whiteley Hey Production Sale
19th August 2019
On Monday 19th August 2019, The 18th Annual Whiteley Hey Production sale of top quality breeding females and shearling rams was conducted on behalf of Mr Paul Slater under the roof of North West Auctions, J36 in conjunction with Mitchells Auction Company, Cockermouth. The stock which was presented for sale was once again of outstanding quality and certainly raised the roof. There were many old and new faces around the ring looking to make purchases to improve their flocks either by introducin...

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Anniversary Show & Sale of Store Cattle
16th August 2019
A fantastic catalogued entry of 944 cattle was forward for the August Show and Sale. The show was kindly sponsored by Murray Farmcare, Rickerby Ltd, Zoetis and Dodd & Company, Accountants. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Michael Atkinson, Ripon who had a great entry before him for the show. After some deliberation the Championship rosette was awarded to the first prized Limousin Heifer from W & R Lawson, Stubbsgill, Distington. This tremendous heifer later sold for £1240. Reserve honours...

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Primestock
14th August 2019
On Wednesday 14th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 42 cattle comprising 24 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls & steers, 1674 prime sheep including 1356 lambs and 318 cast ewes and rams. All classes of cattle were well bid for to a top of 194.5ppk or £1299.26 for a Limousin Bull from RG & JM Smith, Lake View, Keswick purchased by TL Fell.  Cows sold to a top of 153.5p or £1115.95 for a Limousin from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall, Allerby. ...

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Primestock
7th August 2019
On Wednesday 7th August 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 2,881 prime sheep including 2110 lambs and 771 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls and Cast Cows sold to similar rates to recent weeks to a top of 186.5p or £1283.12 for a Limousin Bull from T & MD Beaty, Langhorn Farm, Egremont. Cows topped at 159.5p for a Blonde from WCG Holdings, Eirinntalla, Ennerdale. Black and whites to 144.5p f...

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