MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2015 DAIRY

Craven Dairy Auction (8 head) A very small show of dairy cows with a number of vendors not forward, however those that did roll up were well supported with all newly calven heifers averaging a respectable £1671 with a number of buyers going away empty handed. 1st Prize went to a sweet heifer to Father and Son team from Church Farm Enterprises, Fred and Mark. Senterprise Fidelity Greta, a home bred pedigree heifer calved 21days and giving 31kg sold for £2,000 to Alf and Andrew Townsend. John Robinson from Harmby had the second top price on his debut with a fine home bred red heifer giving 30kg and making a strong price of £1980. Tony Swires had the third and Second prize heifers, both big smart dark heifers reaching £1920 to the Sowray Brothers of Bishop Thornton.

Judge – Shaun Sowray

Prize Awards:       Newly Calven Heifers:         1st Church Farm Enterprises              2nd & 3rd A Swires

                                Newly Calven Cows:            1st JN&J Rennard

                                Champion – Church Farm Enterprises             Reserve – JN&J Rennard

 

Newly Calven Heifers (7): av £1671 to £2000 Church Farm Enterprises

 

Newly Calven Cows (1) to £1050 JN&J Rennard



Rearing Calves to £490

B&W av £88 Cont av £358 Native av £196

 

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £300) to £310 JC&DJ Marshall                              

Brit Blue x (Av £389) to £490 Church Farm Enterprises                             

Ab Angus (Av £157) to £190 JP&KE Hartley                                  

Black & White (Av £88) to £130 JC&DJ Marshall                          

                                                                               

Heifer Calves                       

Limousin x (Av £215) to £220 JC&DJ Marshall                              

Brit Blue x (Av £393) to £400 Church Farm Enterprises                             

Ab Angus (Av £235) to £295 Church Farm Enterprises                                                              

Shorthorn to £165 FA Holmes & Son