Sales Reports

Breeding Cattle & Sheep
17th May 2019
The Annual Spring show & sale of Breeding Cattle & Sheep was held on Friday 17th May 2019 kindly sponsored by Zoetis. With fewer numbers about nationally, a huge turn out of potential buyers were ringside to buy replacements. This resulted in very satisfactory prices received with a top price of £2300 received by S Boow, Corney Hall. Top Prices Cow & Bull Calf (£ per unit) – Limousin – 1750, 1700 Low Eskholme, 1100 Robinson Place. Aberdeen Angus – 1400, 1250 Robinson Place. Cow & Heifer Cal...

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Primestock
15th May 2019
On Wednesday 15th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 37 cattle comprising 32 cull cattle and 5 prime bulls, 1086 prime sheep including 133 lambs, 579 hoggs and 374 cast ewes and rams. RG & JM Smith, Lake View made top price per head and per kilo for a shapely Limousin bull at £1294.49, 204.5ppk selling to TL Fell. Prime young bulls and cows were a strong trade with buyers keen to see more to fullfil their demands. Prime Bull (Top price p...

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Sale Report
10th May 2019
A good entry sold to another good trade and a top of £1235 for an outstanding Angus Heifer from JD Southward, Beckside Farm, Bootle. Steers sold to a top of £1125 for a Limousin from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet. Yearling Stores sold to £1075 for a Limousin Steer from K & M Huddleston, Broom Farm, Gosforth. Yearling Heifers to £1015 for a pair from J & HD Langcake, Sandhills, Bassenthwaite. Young bulls topped at £1055 twice, firstly for an Angus from IR & JM Fearon, Frizington Hall, Fri...

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Primestock
8th May 2019
On Wednesday 8th May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 32 cattle comprising 28 cull cattle and 4 prime bulls, 832 prime sheep including 52 lambs, 530 hoggs and 250 cast ewes and rams. P Bland & J Barnes, Knott Houses topped the price per head with a Limousin OTM bull selling for £1408.95 to G Chapman. A Limousin cow from RM & ER Jackson, Scalesmoor sold for 193.5 pence per kilo also selling to G Chapman. Prime Bull (Top price per kilo – pen...

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Primestock
1st May 2019
On Wednesday 1st May 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held the weekly sale of primestock with 58 cattle comprising 45 cull cattle and 13 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1397 prime sheep including 30 spring lambs, 956 hoggs and 411 cast ewes and rams. Top price per kilo was a Limousin bull from WE Callion & Sons, Lodge Farm selling at 200.5 pence per kilo (ppk) to TL Fell. A Simmental bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank made top price per head £1383.75 also selling to TL Fell.  Prime Bull ...

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Farm Sale Report
27th April 2019
Saturday 27th April 2019 Mitchells Auction Mart were privileged to conduct the farm machinery sale on behalf of M/s Jackson, Orchard Farm, Holmrook. With a clean and tidy array of small tools and implements to start the sale followed by machinery and tractors which were in good order, prices were very satisfactory. Leading prices were- Massey Ferguson 4345 with loader           £16000 Pottinger Rowing up machine                     £7800 John Deere Gator                                     ...

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Store Sale
26th April 2019
An increased entry of Store cattle sold to another strong trade with a full ringside of buyers in attendance. Heifers sold to a top price of £1185 for a Limousin from Messrs Crowe, Hall Santon, Gosforth. Steers topped at £1145 twice both times from GA Stamper, Row Brow Park, Dearham. Yearling types sold to £1135 for an 11 month old Limousin steer from Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft, Braystones. Young Bulls sold to £1125 for a Limousin from E Clark & Son, Braithwaite Farm, Keswick. Next fortnightly s...

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Primestock
24th April 2019
On Wednesday 24th April 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 60 cattle comprising 42 cull cattle and 18 prime bulls and clean cattle, 844 prime sheep including 631 hoggs and 213 cast ewes and rams With a quality show of cattle forward leading the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm selling for 213.50 pence per kilo purchased by H Birkbeck.  Topping the sale in price per head was a tremendous Lim...

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