Rearing Calves to £450 (81) B&W&Dairy Shorthorn av £90.28 Cont av £361.30 Native av £254.56 Good trade throughout the breed sections for calves from British Blue Bulls headed up by Ian Collins with a 24 day old calf which sold for £450. Church Farm Enterprises presented a lovely pen of British Blue heifer calves at just over a month in age which average £408 for 4. Strong bidding for Native breeds both bulls and heifers with the pick of the Angus £375 from Richard Spence and Edward Berry £320 for a Hereford Bull. A higher percentage of Black and White bulls which were younger and bred from heifers met a good trade with the best black calves £158 for British Friesian from JC&DJ Marshall&Sons and crossed calves £145 from IR&DE Wellock.

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £379) to £425           JC&DJ Marshall                    

Brit Blue x (Av £399) to £450           IRG Collins                                            

Ab Angus (Av £289) to £375             RM Spence

Simmental (Av £356) to £375          CN&SA Harrison

Hereford X (Av £252) to £320          K&M Berry

Shorthorn (Av £96) to £162              IRG Collins

Black & White (Av £87) to £158       JC&DJ Marshall                    


Heifer Calves                       

Simmental x (Av £310) to £320       CN&SA Harrison                                                  

Ab Angus (Av £227) to £265             JR&MJ Moon                                                        

Blk Hereford (Av £270) to £270       RM Spence

Hereford (Av £192) to £210             JM Smith

British Blue (Av £363) to £430         Church Farm Enterprises

Lim (Av £280) to £370                       JC&DJ Marshall

Black & White (Av £350) to £350     JR&MJ Moon