MARKET REPORT – SATURDAY 27th APRIL 2013

MONTHLY COLLECTIVE LIVESTOCK SALE FORWARD: 397 Head of Store & Breeding Stock comprising 162 Stirks, Weaned Calves & Young Store Cattle (inc 14 Suckler Breeding Cattle) 222 Head of Ewes with Lambs, 13 Breeding & Store Goats.

On Saturday CCM Auctions held their Monthly Collective livestock auction at Skipton Mart where a good entry

of mainly hard outwintered stirks met a good trade from customers looking for grazing cattle. In the bull

section a number of useful entries from low input herds gave buyers the opportunity to buy pens of good

Friesian crosses which sold well.

In the sheep and goat section a tidy entry met with a good enquiry from a full ringside of buyers.

 

PRICES AND AVERAGES

BREEDING CATTLE

British White Cows with Hfd Bull Calves to £1,000

British White Cows RWB to £670

Hfd Cows RWB to £530

 

YOUNG BULLS

B&W to £435 av £287

Ayrshire to £180

Hfd x to £570

Simm x to £310

Lim x to £650

Brit Blue x to £350

MRI to £180

AA x to £170

Montbelliarde to £420

Principle Prices:

Hfd £570 C Winterburn; B&W £435 R Baldwin.

STORE BULLOCKS

B&W to £440

Hfd x to £310

Simm x to £360

Lim x to £820

Brit Blue x to £398

AAx to £580

Swed Red to £430

Principle Prices:

B&W £440 G France; Lim x £820 M Hodder; AAx £580 G France; Lim x £440

 

STORE HEIFERS

Hfd x to £510

Char x to £630

Lim x to £630

BBx to £430

AAx to £360

Principle Prices:

Hfd £510 FD&J Smith; Char x £630 NM Breaks; Lim x £630 NM Breaks; BBx £430 PJ Bolland; AAx £360 M Hutchinson

 

BREEDING SHEEP AND GOATS

In the breeding sheep section a prize show was held for pens of 5 Ewes with lambs. 1st & 2nd prize being awarded by our judge for the day, Mr Richard Caton, to 2 pens of 5 Texel crosses with Beltex lambs from Mr Thomas Boothman, Linton selling at £214 the outfit and £198 the outfit. 3rd Prize was a pen of Mule Ewes with singles from Phillip Sowerby, Hawes selling at £125. Best Pair of Sheep with lambs were 2 Black Texel cross Hoggs with single lambs from Mr Shaun Richards, Hapton that sold for £176 the outfit.

PRINCIPLE PRICES

Jacob Ewes with 1.5 lambs to £90

Jacob Ewes with Singles to £135

Texel Gimmer Hoggs with Singles to £176

Texel Gimmer Hoggs with Twins to £180

Texel Shlgs with Twins to £214

Texel Shlgs with Triplets to £212

Texel Ewes correct with Twins to £148

Texel Ewes Correct with Singles to £110

Texel Ewes b/m with Twins to £110

Texel Ewes b/m with 1.5 lambs to £110

Mule Ewes Correct with Singles to £125

Mule Ewes b/m with Twins to £130

Suffolk Ewes Correct with Twins to £182

Oxford Ewes Correct with twins to £195

Zwartbles x Ewes with Twins to £172

Zwartbles x Ewes with Triplets to £172

Nanny’s & Kids to £85

Store Nannys to £50

Store Wethers £38

Billy Kids to £12.50