MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER; 654 HEAD OF CATTLE Comprising: 76 Young Feeding Bulls, 553 Bullocks & Heifers, 25 Breeding Cattle An increased entry of 654 head of Store & Breeding Cattle was presented at the fortnightly sale at Skipton Mart on Wednesday. Trade generally was a touch cheaper than the previous sale, although overall the cattle were not as strong either with more in the 12 month to 17 month old region than previously seen.

An increased entry of 654 head of Store & Breeding Cattle was presented at the fortnightly sale at Skipton Mart on Wednesday. Trade generally was a touch cheaper than the previous sale, although overall the cattle were not as strong either with more in the 12 month to 17 month old region than previously seen.

The best end of cattle were good to sell, with bulls to £1450, Bullocks to £1385 and heifers to £1390. Bullocks found a good following, with best Charolais yearling types £950 to £1100. Strong Continental Bullocks £1250 to £1350. Angus cattle also sold well with 65 on offer today, and these increased entries are drawing buyers from a wider field. Strong Angus sold to £1320 from JD Taylor & Son, Small House, and bullocks at 17 months to £1240 from David Pawson, Billinge. Dairy bred Bullocks sold to £1180 for Montbelliards from D&J Coates. Andrew Bailey from Eldroth had the pick of the younger bullocks, a superb black bullock sired by a British Blue and only 9 months old sold at £1280. The heifers as usual saw quality sell well at Skipton, best end receiving fierce competition at times, but the second quality younger cattle were cheaper than the previous sale.

 

PRICES AND AVERAGES

76 YOUNG BULLS – Continental x average £932.61 Native average £372.50

Limousin x             to £1450 av £873               TOP PRICE – A Rigby

Blonde x                to £1300 av £1030             TOP PRICE – AV Bailey

British Blue x          to £1450 av £977               TOP PRICE – A Rigby

Simmental x           to £1330 av £1320             TOP PRICE – IJ Pratt

Black & White        to £400 av £372                 TOP PRICE – M Ryder & Son

 

Principle Prices:  £1450x2 £1200 A Rigby; £1360 £1220 £1070 R Holroyd; £1330 £1310 IJ Pratt; £1220 £1120 £1060 AV Bailey; £1210 £1200 £1140 £1080 RS Harker & Son; £1180 £1150 £1140 £1130 BT&J Greaves; £1180 £1140 £1130 £1100 Turner Farms; £1150 £1130 £1100 R Nutter; £1040 D Wells; £1030 W Middleton;

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLS

(£15 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £905 JM Kelsall & Son, Quernmore

(£10 Prize)  4 Lim x @ £880 R Nutter, Fence

 

 

264 STORE BULLOCKS – Continental x average £1009.60, Native average £791.61

Charolais x           to £1245 av £1035             TOP PRICE – A Fawcett

Limousin x            to £1345 av £939               TOP PRICE – D&J Coates

Blonde x              to £1300 av £1059             TOP PRICE – RD Thorpe

British Blue x        to £1385 av £1045             TOP PRICE – P&E Fox

Ab Angus             to £1320 av £932               TOP PRICE – JD Taylor & Son

Hereford              to £960                             TOP PRICE – FG Throup

Beef S’Horn          to £845                             TOP PRICE – J&ME Carr

Mont Bel              to £1180 av £1170              TOP PRICE – D&J Coates

Pathanaise           to £1070                            TOP PRICE – AB&J Witt

Stabiliser              to £1160 av £975               TOP PRICE – D&J Coates

Black & White       to £850 av £659                 TOP PRICE – W Stapleton & Son

 

Principle Prices:  

£1385 P&E Fox; £1355x2 £1320x2 JD Taylor & Son; £1345 £1315x2 D&J Coates; £1345 £1245x3 A Fawcett; £1300 £1240 RD Thorpe; £1285 S&P Scrivin; £1280 AV Bailey; £1240x4 E&MA Burrow; £1240x2 D Pawson; £1205x3 £1195x2 W Stapleton & Son;

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLOCKS

(£15 Prize)  3 Char x @ £1245 A Fawcett, Killinghall

(£10 Prize)  4 Brit Blue x @ £1240 E&MA Burrow & Son, Slyne

 

 

289 STORE HEIFERS – Continental x average £902.70, Native average £741.23

Charolais x           to £1200 av £956                TOP PRICE – D Beck

Limousin x           to £1250 av £861                TOP PRICE – S Beeforth

Blonde x              to £1220 av £971                TOP PRICE – RD Thorpe

British Blue x        to £1390 av £906               TOP PRICE – EW&JR Parkinson

Simmental x         to £850 av £805                 TOP PRICE – AT Rogerson

Hereford              to £850 av £825                 TOP PRICE – JE&AC Clarke

Beef S’Horn          to £570                              TOP PRICE – JE&AC Clarke

Saler                    to £920 av £892                 TOP PRICE – Bents Farm Ltd

A. Angus               to £1100 av £735               TOP PRICE – TM Harrison

Black & White       to £840 av £800                 TOP PRICE – H Raw

Pathanais             to £900 av £865                 TOP PRICE – AB&J Witt

 

 

 

 

Principle Prices:  

£1390 £1190 £1155 £1145 EW&JR Parkinson; £1250 S Beeforth; £1220 £1200 £1100 RD Thorpe; £1200 D Beck; £1180 £1160 P&E Fox; £1175 TE Hepworth; £1160 £1100x3 J Sheard; £1130 JE Cowperthwaite; £1130 D Smith; £1120 £1100 MB Townley; £1100 AV Bailey; £1105x3 DW Sunderland;

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE HEIFERS

(£15 Prize) DW Sunderland, Halton East

(£10 Prize) DW Sunderland, Halton East

(£10 Prize) J Sheard, Almondbury

 

 

25 BREEDING CATTLE

 

Brit Blue x Cow with Lim x Bull Calf                         to £1280

Ab Ang x Cow with Ab Ang Bull Calf                         to £1400

Lim x Cow with Ab Ang Str Calf                               to £1220

Shorthorn Hfr with Lim x Hfr Calf                             to £1150

Brit Blue x Hfr with Lim x Bull Calf                            to £1120

Saler Hfr run with Bull                                             to £880