Sales Reports

Primestock 17th March 2021
17th March 2021
On Wednesday 17th March, 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 38 cattle comprising 35 cull cattle and 3 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1058 prime sheep including 890 hoggs and 168 cast ewes and rams.   Cast cow trade is on fire with all classes in extreme demand. The days top price of 185p was paid for a Limousin Cow from W Gray & Sons, East Mill, Aspatria. Top gross of £1472.64 was achieved for a Limousin Cow from DA Harrison, Hill House, Wigt...

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Friday 12th March- Tommy Baxter Show and Sale
12th March 2021
FRIDAY 12TH MARCH – TOMMY BAXTER MEMORIAL SHOW AND SALE The Tommy Baxter Memorial Show and Sale of 1293 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, Dugdale Nutrition and Carrs Billington. Judging was in the capable hands of Mr Jonny Stobart, Howbeck...

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Primestock 10th March 2021
10th March 2021
On Wednesday 10th March 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 33 cull cattle and 29 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1520 prime sheep including 1308 hoggs and 212 cast ewes and rams. Heifers topped at 210p for a dairy bred British Blue from G&I Carruthers & Son, Lowca Cottage. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Blue – 210, 209, 203 Lowca Cottage. Prime Heifer (Top price per head - £):-  British Blue – 1136...

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Primestock 3rd March 2021
3rd March 2021
On Wednesday 3rd March 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 54 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 27 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1555 prime sheep including 1187 hoggs and 368 cast ewes and rams. A marvellous Limousin Heifer from Messrs Miller, Allerby Hall, Aspatria topped the sale at 260p or £1560 selling to regular supporter Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 260 Allerby Hall. ...

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Friday 26th February 2021 - Store & pedigree sale
26th February 2021
Store cattle A show consisting mainly of younger cattle sold to a blistering trade. Top of £1295 for an Aberdeen Angus steer from Brackenbarrow Farm, Croftlands. Heifers topped at £1200 from WE&DE Litt, Greengill. Young Stores topped at £1185 on 3 occasions, firstly for an 11 month old British Blue steer from P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses, Grasmere and then twice for neighbours RJ Powell, Brimmer Head with Limousin steers at 9 and 11 months of age. Yearling heifers in extreme demand upto ...

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Primestock 24th February 2021
24th February 2021
On Wednesday 24th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 62 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1334 prime sheep including 1060 hoggs and 274 cast ewes and rams. Heifers topped at 205p or £1254.60 for dairy bred British Blue x from G&I Carruthers, Lowca Cottage. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  British Blue – 205(2) Lowca Cottage Farm, 195 Pickett Howe.      Prime Heifer (Top price per hea...

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Primestock 17th February 2021
17th February 2021
On Wednesday 17th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 71 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 29 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1451 prime sheep including 1133 hoggs and 318 cast ewes and rams. Bulls sold to £1407.60 for a British Blue from TA Byers, Ellenbank with Limousins to £1339.60 from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Black and White Bulls upto £1046.40 again from D&MA Wilson, Lamplugh Hall. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):...

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Friday 12th February 2021 - Store Stock
12th February 2021
Another pleasing entry of Store cattle as rates continue to be extremely positive delighting vendors. The days top of £1295 was paid for a Limousin Heifer from WE&DE Litt, Greengill with this super pen of Heifers averaging £1222. Steers topped at £1205 for a dairy bred British Blue from JA Nanson & Son, Sorrowstones. Yearling Stores continue to attract frenzied bidding selling to £1145 twice; firstly for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite and then again for another 9 m...

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