Sales Reports

Store Cattle
29th March 2019
A nice entry sold to another crowded ringside of buyers ensuring a great trade throughout to a top of £1165 for a Limousin Steer from GW West, Stargill Farm, Workington. Others to £1145 & £1125 for Messrs Pitts, Stockbridge, Bootle. Heifers sold to a top of £1155 four times, firstly for a pair of Limousins from F Mattocks & Son, Row Hall, Dearham and again for another pair from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Frizington. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 12th April. Please advise entries to the...

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Primestock
27th March 2019
On Wednesday 27th March 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 40 cattle comprising 25 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1178 prime sheep including 786 hoggs and 392 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous British Blue Bull selling for 213.5p,  £1419.78,  from P & PI Walker & Son, Beech Croft to TL Fell.  Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- British Blue – 213.5 Beech Croft, 185.5, ...

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Primestock
20th March 2019
On Wednesday 20th March 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 39 cattle comprising 27 cull cattle and 7 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1255 prime sheep including 1080 hoggs and 175 cast ewes and rams. RG & JM Smith, Lake View’s, well shaped Limousin bull made top price at 194.5 pence per kilo (£1287.59) and was purchased by H Birkbeck. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pence):- Limousin – 194.5 Lake View. British Blue – 163.5 Waites Farm. Holstein ...

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Tommy Baxter Show and Sale
15th March 2019
Tommy Baxter Show and Sale- Friday 15th March 2019 Mitchells Auction Mart held their Annual Tommy Baxter Show and Sale of 1474 top quality continental store cattle on Friday 15th March. The pre-sale show was kindly sponsored by GT tyres, Carrs Billington and Hundith Hill Hotel. The Judge for the day was Mr Dafydd Hughes, Caernarfon. Supreme Champion was awarded to the Un Haltered Limousin x Heifer from AG&KF Nicholson, Swinside End, she later sold for £1850. Reserve honours went to E&M Teasd...

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Primestock
13th March 2019
On Wednesday 13th March 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 33 cattle comprising 19 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1514 prime sheep including 1127 hoggs and 387 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin bull from G & AE Marrs & Son, Cathow selling for 213.50 pence to Les Fell. Leading price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm achieving £1455.63 purcha...

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Primestock
13th March 2019
On Wednesday 13th March 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 33 cattle comprising 19 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1514 prime sheep including 1127 hoggs and 387 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin bull from G & AE Marrs & Son, Cathow selling for 213.50 pence to Les Fell. Leading price of the day was a shapely Limousin bull from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm achieving £1455.63 purcha...

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Primestock
6th March 2019
On Wednesday 6th March 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 43 cattle comprising 24 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1515 prime sheep including 1208 hoggs and 307 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a tremendous Limousin heifer selling for 210.50 pence from GL Hutton, Setmabanning and purchased by Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Leading the sale in price per head was a Limousin bull at £1339.34 from M...

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Sale Report
1st March 2019
Store cattle Top price of £1185 was achieved for a British Blue Steer from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet. Heifers topped at £1100 for a Limousin from RG & JM Smith, Lake View, Keswick. Yearling Cattle remain good to sell to a top of £1115 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Gosforth. Entries invited for next fortnights Show and Sale of Store Cattle on Friday 15thMarch competing for the Mr & Mrs T Baxter Shield. Entries close on Friday 8thMarch at 10.00am. Steer: – ...

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