Sales Reports

Primestock 10th February 2021
10th February 2021
On Wednesday 10th February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 72 cattle comprising 57 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1831 prime sheep including 1567 hoggs and 264 cast ewes and rams. Dairy bred Limousin Heifers from Messrs Bowe, Hunday sold to 202ppk. £1392 achieved for a dairy bred British Blue Steer from H Thompson, Springfield. Prime Heifer (Top price per kilo – pence):-  Limousin – 202 Hunday Farm, 190 Springfield Farm...

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Primestock 3rd February 2021
3rd February 2021
On Wednesday 3rd February 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 47 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1921 prime sheep including 1496 hoggs and 425 cast ewes and rams. A super Limousin Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm, Aspatria topped the market today at 258ppk or £1558.32 purchased by Haighs Butchers, Workington. Another great Heifer from J Brown & Sons, Crakeplace Hall sold to 244ppk or £1434.72 purchased by ...

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Friday 29th January 2021 - Store Stock
29th January 2021
A pleasing entry of store cattle attracted an extended ringside of purchasers ensuring a blistering trade with all cattle exceeding expectations. The top of £1320 was achieved twice; firstly for a Limousin Steer and then for a Limousin Heifer both from WE&DE Litt, Greengill whose quality consignment averaged £1230. Yearling stores were a furious trade topping at £1200 for a 9 month old Limousin Steer from WB&SA Steele, Easthwaite. A trailer load of 8-9 month old stores from JA Ritson, Baggra Ye...

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Primestock 27th January 2021
27th January 2021
On Wednesday 27th January 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 43 cattle comprising 29 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1143 prime sheep including 917 hoggs and 226 cast ewes and rams. Prime Bulls topped at 219p for a Limousin from TA Byers, Ellenbank. Another bull from the same good home was top gross at £1594. Holstein Friesian Bulls good to sell upto 175p or £1157.10 from AW Williamson, South View, Blackford. Prime Bull (To...

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Primestock 20th January 2021
20th January 2021
On Wednesday 20th January 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 56 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 14 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1467 prime sheep including 1099 hoggs and 368 cast ewes and rams. A lesser quality entry of Clean Cattle were well bid for topping at 205p for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs W Gray & Sons, East Mill, Aspatria. Bulls top gross at £1336 for a British Blue from Messrs Bowe, Hunday, Workington. Prime Heifer (Top p...

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Friday 15th January - Store stock
15th January 2021
A small show but trade seriously dear and every bit as strong as last weeks sky high rates. Trade blistering upto a top of £1230 for a Limousin Heifer from Messrs Robinson, Gateghyll, Threlkeld. A 9 month old Limousin Steer from JA Ritson, Baggra Yeat, Uldale sold to £1160. Many more could have been well sold. Next fortnightly sale on Friday 29th January. Please advise entries to the office on 01900 822016. Catalogue made on Friday 22nd. All classes wanted. HEIFERS - Limousin- 1230, 1190 Gat...

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Primestock 13th January 2021
13th January 2021
On Wednesday 13th January 2021 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 22 cull cattle and 15 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1854 prime sheep including 1531 hoggs and 323 cast ewes and rams. Cattle a super trade and numbers short of requirements. Top of 247p or £1444.95 achieved for a shapely Limousin Heifer from RE Miller, West Farm purchased by regular supporter Wilson Willis Butchers, Cleator Moor. Dairy Bred heifers from Messrs T...

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Friday 8th January 2021 - Storestock
8th January 2021
Everyone wishes for a White Christmas to make things perfect. Well it felt like a white Christmas all day today. The quality of cattle was outstanding and the turnout of buyers made prices more than perfect with a drop of snow to make things all white on the night! Trade was electric from start to finish. Leading the way at £1800 was a superb black Limousin Heifer bred and exhibited by RW&JH Emmott, Wythop Hall and purchased by Thrimby Farms to join the herd of Mr M Blair. Closely following a...

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