CALVES - MONDAY 6TH JANUARY 2020

Rearing Calves to £430 (111) B&W av. £66 Cont av. £269 Native av. £201 A good attendance of buyers ready to fill pens after the break but most buying with caution in the light of an uncertain beef market. Native breed bulls continue to be the most resilient week on week with most £250 to £325 and the heifers £130-£190. The best Continental bulls are still £360-£430 the latter the top price of the day for the Champion calf a British Blue bull from A Sowray&Son. Strong British Blue Heifers are easy to buy with plenty either side of £250 and the best £300 +. Dairy bulls a month of age a strong trade £80 to £122 and even the bobby types a fair trade at £30 to £45.




Prize Awards

British Blue Bull (max 6 wks)            1. A Sowray&Son                 2. RE Ayrton&Son                3. J&SA Lancaster

British Blue Hfr (max 6 wks)             1. JF Longster&Son             2. J&SA Lancaster                3. J&SA Lancaster

Lim Bull (max age 6 wks)                   1. G Pickersgill&Sons           2. RE Ayrton&Son

Lim Hfr (max age 6 wks)                    1. G Pickersgill&Sons

Other Cont Bull (max 6 wks)             1. C Smith&Sons                  2. C Smith&Sons

Other Cont Hfr (max 6 wks)              1. C Smith&Sons

Native Bull (max 6 wks)                     1.T&C Robinson                   2. J Wellock                           3. ID&JC Briggs

Native Hfr (max 6 wks)                      1. J Wellock                           2. RE Ayrton&Son                3. A Sowray&Son

Dairy Bull (max 6 wks)                       1. J Wellock                           2. J Wellock

Contx Stirk (over 6 wks)                     1. Church Farm Ent.            2. JF Longster&Son

Native Male or Hfr (over 6wks)       1. RL Wright&Sons

 

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £259) to £375                           G Pickersgill                          

Brit Blue x (Av £293) to £430                           A Sowray & Son                                                  

Aberdeen Angus (Av £252) to £325 JM Smith & Son

Mont Bel (Av £145) to £145                             ST&JE Foster

Charolais (Av £307) to £350                             C Smith                                 

Black & White (Av £66) to £122                      M&R Smith                          

                                                                               

Heifer Calves       

Hereford x (Av £35) to £35                               D&J Herd                                                              

Ab Angus (Av £149) to £190                             J Wellock                                                              

Charolais (Av £340) to £340                             C Smith

British Blue (Av £244) to £310                         JF Longster

Lim (Av £218) to £245                                        G Pickersgill