Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 576 head of cattle.
Comprising: 66 Young Feeding Bulls, 12 Beef Feeding Cows, 490 Bullocks & Heifers, & 8 Breeding Cattle.
A few 2016 Autumn born bulls coming forward which met a ready audience of bull customers looking to keep pens full and in spec. Stuart Baldwin of Bryn, near Wigan presented 7 high quality Autumn 2016 bulls to average £1133 to a top of £1210. Late Spring 2016 bulls a very good trade. Ian Pratt with Limousin crosses at 14 & 15 months at £1300 and £1290.
A high proportion of Continental crosses bred from the dairy herd in both steer and heifer sections all of which were a very good trade, with suckler bred bullocks and heifers slightly scarce on the day buyers looking for smart retail types stepped on to buy their pick with trade strong throughout despite a reasonable harvest day in the east.