Sales Reports

Primestock 21st July 2021
21st July 2021
On Wednesday 21st July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 30 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1144 prime sheep including 1049 spring lambs and 95 cast ewes and rams. A run of well fed Friesian Bulls from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux topped at 194p twice or £1179.52 and averaged an impressive £1121.62.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Friesian – 194(2), 193, 192, 190 (2) Greengill Far...

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Friday 16th July Store & Breeding Sale
16th July 2021
Store cattle Seasonal entries continue to be very good to sell and a sensational trade was witnessed. Top of £1255 was paid for a Charolais Steer from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw, Ireby. Heifers topped at £1235 for a Blonde again from MJ&JE Graham, Lynedraw. Limousin Steers also to £1235 for a pair from Messrs Shepherd, Drigg Moorside, Drigg. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 30th July. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 23rd. Steers – Charolais- 1255 Ly...

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Primestock 14th July 2021
14th July 2021
On Wednesday 14th July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 79 cattle comprising 43 cull cattle and 36 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2044 prime sheep including 1159 spring lambs and 885 cast ewes and rams. A good show of bulls topped at £1442.79 for a dairy bred British Blue from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria. Top of 212p for a British Blue from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage, Whitehaven. Black and White Bulls topped at 199p or £1233.22 for a F...

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Primestock 7th July 2021
7th July 2021
On Wednesday 7th July 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 66 cattle comprising 48 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 2195 prime sheep including 1175 spring lambs and 1020 cast ewes and rams. Heifers sold to 213p or £1231.14 for a Limousin from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, Workington. Bulls to 211p for a non-farm assured Limousin from D Marr, Sherwen Terrace, Egremont. Holstein Friesian Bulls sold to 190p twice; firstly from WE&DE Litt, G...

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Friday 2nd July 2021 - Store Breeding Sale
2nd July 2021
MITCHELLS AUCTION CO LTD Market report for Friday 2nd July  2021 A small and seasonal entry of store cattle were forward and all classes were a wonderful trade and looked well sold.   Top price of £1245 was paid for a Charolais Steer from Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Angus steers to £1195 for a 15 month old from P Braithwaite, Ehenside, Beckermet. Heifers sold to £1145 for a British Blue from RS&E Gate, Near Branthwaite Edge, Workington. Young bulls sold to £1075 twice for Limousins fr...

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Primestock 30th June 2021
30th June 2021
On Wednesday 30th June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 45 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls, 973 prime sheep including 564 spring lambs, 38 hoggs and 371 cast ewes and rams.   Bulls topped at 210p for a dairy bred British Blue from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage, Whitehaven. Friesian bulls topped at 197p or £1128.81 from WE&DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux.   Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue- 210, 193 ...

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Primestock 23rd June 2021
23rd June 2021
On Wednesday 23rd June 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 41 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 8 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1285 prime sheep including 801 spring lambs, 73 hoggs and 411 cast ewes and rams. Heifers sold to 224p for a Limousin from WE Callion & Sons, Lodge Farm, Workington. Young bulls topped at 238p or £1566.04 for a Limousin from G&T Tyson, East House, Brigham. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 2...

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Store & Breeding Sale Friday 18th June 2021
18th June 2021
A seasonal entry of store cattle was forward whereby a super trade was witnessed with many calling them dearer on the fortnight. Top price of £1355 for a pair of Limousin Steers from GW Hird, Westray, Embleton. Heifers topped at £1255 for a Limousin from GL Hutton, Setmabanning, Threlkeld. A good entry of young bulls topped at £1305 for an 11m old Limousin from J&HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite. Many more could have been well sold and are required. Next fortnightly sale is on Friday 2...

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