Sales Reports

Primestock
17th April 2019
On Wednesday 17th April 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 52 cattle comprising 36 cull cattle and 16 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1218 prime sheep including 891 hoggs and 327 cast ewes and rams Topping the sale in price per kilo was a smart Limousin heifer from Messrs Teasdale, Lowside Farm, selling for 219.5 pence to Haighs Butchers, Workington.  Leading the sale in price per head at £1355.73 was a shapely Limousin bull from RG & JM Smith,...

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Store Sale
12th April 2019
A good entry of 220 Store Cattle sold to fantastic rates being even dearer on the fortnight. The sale was topped at £1305 twice; firstly for a tremendous Limousin Steer from Messrs Hodgson, Croft End, Beckermet and then again for a super yearling Limousin Steer from the same parish off Messrs Sharp, Holmecroft. Heifers topped at £1205 for a Charolais from WE & DE Litt, Greengill, Gilcrux. Black and White Steers sold to a top of £945 for a pen of 4 from M Irving & Sons, Weary Hall Farm, Mealsgat...

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Primestock
10th April 2019
On Wednesday 10th April 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 38 cattle comprising 19 cull cattle and 19 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1337 prime sheep including  1099 hoggs, 2 lambs and 235 cast ewes and rams. The Easter show and sale sponsored by the North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association saw Messrs Bowe, Hunday Farm receiving the Championship honours with a tremendous Limousin cross heifer.  She later sold for 233.50 pence per kilo (...

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Primestock
3rd April 2019
On Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Mitchells Livestock Centre, Cockermouth held their weekly sale of primestock with 53 cattle comprising 30 cull cattle and 23 prime bulls and clean cattle, 1708 prime sheep including 1235 hoggs and 473 cast ewes and rams With a good show of cattle forward, leading the sale in price per kilo and per head was a tremendous British Blue Bull from TA Byers, Ellenbank selling for 200 pence and £1354 purchased by TL Fell. Cast cows were good to sell with more needed to mee...

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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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