Sales Reports

Storestock
2nd August 2019
Market Report for Friday 2ND August 2019  Store cattle Store Cattle sold to a flying trade surpassing all expectations considering the recent dwindling prime prices. Top price of £1145 was paid for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Gray, Grange Farm, Aspatria. Heifers topped at £1085 for an Angus from P Braithwaite, Ehenside, Beckermet. Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1125, 935 Grange Farm, 1075 Hill Farm, 945 Annaside Farm, 935 Stockbridge, 925 Hyton Farm, 925 Row End Farm, 825 Mayfield Farm. Charolai...

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Primestock
31st July 2019
On Wednesday 31st July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 42 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls, 1643 prime sheep including 1032 lambs and 611 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls sold to a top of 188.5p for a Limousin from RJ & AY Armstrong, Terrace Farm, Lorton purchased by Harold Birkbeck.. Top price per head was £1200.33 for a Limousin from TA Byers, Ellenbank, Boltongate purchased by Les Fell. Cast Cows sold to a top of 140.5...

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Opening Show and Sale of Store Lambs
19th July 2019
Market Report for Friday 19TH July 2019  A seasonal entry sold to a flying trade defying recent finished prices. Top today of £1145 was achieved for a Simmental Heifer from W Roberts, Townhead, Greysouthen. Steers topped at £1135 for a pen of 3 Limousins from BW Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet. Store cattle Steer: – Limousin – 1135(3), 1085 Gibbtarn Farm, 1085, 825 Mayfield Farm, 1005 Stockbridge, 955, 875, 865 Ullock Farm, 835 Row End Farm. British Blue – 1085, 1075(2), 1045 Nr Branthwaite Edge,...

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Primestock
17th July 2019
On Wednesday 17th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls & cattle, 2,112 prime sheep including 1291 lambs and 821 cast ewes and rams. F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall sold a cast Limousin bull at £1289.93 making top price per head which was purchased by G Chapman. A young Limousin bull made top price per kilo from RG & JM Smith, Lake View at 196.50ppk selling to TL Fell. Prime Heifer (Top pric...

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Primestock
10th July 2019
On Wednesday 10th July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 61 cattle comprising 46 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1906 prime sheep including 1307 lambs and 599 cast ewes and rams. Cast cows and prime cattle sale was attended by a very competitive ringside of buyers. Trade was seen by many to be as strong in this sale centre as many across Cumbria.  Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 185.50, 179.50 Beechcrof...

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Store & Breeding Sale
5th July 2019
A seasonal entry sold to a sharper trade than most expected and a top of £1145 twice, firstly for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Noble, Gibbtarn, Beckermet and then again for a Limousin Steer from Messrs Hunter, Whins Farm, Workington. Top of £1075 for a British Blue Heifer from Messrs Roberts, Town Head, Greysouthen. Steer: – Limousin – 1145, 1075 Gibtarn, 1145 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1055, 985 Woodend, 975, 935 Croft End. British Blue – 1125 Whins Farm, 1085, 1075, 1065, Nr Branthwaite Edge, 8...

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Primestock
3rd July 2019
On Wednesday 3rd July 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 51 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 9 prime bulls, 1213 prime sheep including 974 lambs and 239 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo was a British Blue (dairy bred) bull from G & I Carruthers & Son, Lowca Cottage Farm achieving 189.50 pence per kilo selling to Harold Birkbeck.  Top price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull from P & PI Walker & Son, Beechcroft se...

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Primestock
26th June 2019
On Wednesday 26th June 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 30 cull cattle and 28 prime bulls and heifers, 1791 prime sheep including 1181 lambs and 610 cast ewes and rams. Leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was an outstanding Charolais Heifer from Messrs P & PI Walker & son, Beechcroft achieving 218.50 pence £1383.11 selling to Haighs Butchers of Workington. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):- Charola...

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