MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 17th APRIL 2013

FORTNIGHTLY SALE OF YOUNG FEEDING BULLS, STORE BULLOCKS & HEIFERS, BREEDING CATTLE FORWARD: 504 HEAD OF CATTLE Comprising: 187 Young Feeding Bulls & 317 Bullocks & Heifers.

CCM Auctions held their fortnightly Cattle Sale at Skipton on Wednesday where an entry of 504 head was presented for sale.

Feeding Bull buyers were catching up with arable fieldwork and a few spaces around the ring. Bull trade slightly easier on the fortnight but again premium and strong bulls in short supply.

The Store Cattle section included the Special Spring Show & Sale of Continental Bullocks & Heifers which was very kindly judged by Mr Ian Swales from Goole. A nice entry of show cattle produced an overall champion from the British Bkue Heifer class, consigned by Mr Fred Saunders of Ulverston, the heifer went on to sell for £1340 to Mr JM Townsend of Laneshawbridge. Reserve Champion honours were awarded to Richard & Wendy Maudsley from Rathmell, with their British Blue Bullock prepared and shown by daughter Bethany. Later going to onto sell for £1240 to Mr J Burrow, Kirkby Malham.

 

 

PRICES AND AVERAGES

YOUNG BULLS – Continental x average £914.35 Native average £615.00

Charollais x        to £1120 av £981               TOP PRICE – F&J Andrews

Limousin x          to £1320 av £868               TOP PRICE – JM Townsend

Blonde x              to £1190 av £861               TOP PRICE – JA&J Harper

British Blue x     to £1450 av £964               TOP PRICE – T Robinson & Son

Simmental x      to £1060                               TOP PRICE – TE Hepworth

Hereford             to £690 av £645                 TOP PRICE – M Preston

Shorthorn           to £590                                 TOP PRICE – J Taylor

Beef x                   to £1060 av £984               TOP PRICE – JA&JM Wade & Son

Ab Ang                 to £750 av £585                 TOP PRICE – JM Smith & Son

MRI                        to £910                                 TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

Saler                      to £930 av £911                 TOP PRICE – AMS Robinson

Bazadaise            to £1015 av £911               TOP PRICE – EW&JR Parkinson

 

Principle Prices:  £1450 £1130 T Robinson; £1430 £1280 £1060 £1015 EW&JR Parkinson; £1400 £1250 £1200 £1130 H Baines; £1350 £1080 JS Stephenosn; £1320 £1270x2 £1230 JM Townsend; £1260 £1180 R Davey; £1190 JA&J Harper; £1160 £1080 £1060 £1040 JA&JM Wade & Son; £1120 F&J Andrews; £1065 E&AM Simpson; £1060 TE Hepworth; £1060 DG Johnson; £1045 DM&SV Throup; £1040 F Chislett; £1040 RM Wilson; £1015 DM White;

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLS

(£15 Prize)  3 Char x @ £960 AMS Robinson, Staveley

(£10 Prize)  3 Cont x @ £900 R&VJ Brown, Kirkby Malham

 

SHOW OF STORE CATTLE WITH SHOW POTENTIAL

Judge: Mr Ian Swales

Results –

Class 1 – Brit Blue x Heifer

1st – JF&C Saunders Lot 232 selling for £1340 to JM Townsend

2nd – D Broadbent Lot 496 selling for £1320 to JM Townsend

3rd – SJ Horsfield Lot 473 selling for £1230 to JM Townsend

Class 2 – Limousin x Heifer

1st – R&VJ Brown Lot 980 selling for £980 to ME F E Read & Son

2nd – TW&I Fawcett Lot 438 selling for £870 to ME F E Read & Son

3rd – E&M Townley Lot 463 selling for £995 to E Wardle

Class 3 – AOB Heifer

1st – SJ Horsfield Lot 476 selling for £1060 to M Thuey

Class 4 – Brit Blue x Bullocks

1st – H&S Mausdley selling for £1240 to JE Burrow

2nd – Mason & Gardner selling for £1180 to JM Townsend

3rd – H&S Maudsley selling for £1200 to JE Burrow

 

Champion – JF&C Saunders Lot 232

Reserve – H&S Maudsley Lot 207

 

STORE BULLOCKS – Continental x average £944.66, Native average £866.80

Charolais x          to £1290 av £893               TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

Limousin x          to £1310 av £920               TOP PRICE – JR Birkhead Farms Ltd

Blonde x              to £1210 av £1035             TOP PRICE – RD Thorpe

British Blue x     to £1240 av £984               TOP PRICE – H&S Maudsley

Simmental x      to £875 av £840                 TOP PRICE – Mac Iveson Partners

Hereford             to £980                                 TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

Beef S’Horn        to £1060 av £770               TOP PRICE – RA Caton

A. Angus              to £1135 av £859               TOP PRICE – JF Metcalfe

Black & White   to £885 av £792                 TOP PRICE – C Wellock & Son

MRI                        to £1070 av £1026             TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

 

Principle Prices:  £1310x2 JR Birkhead Farms Ltd; £1290 £1170 £1120x2 £1070 £1065 £1050 B Spensley Ltd; £1240 £1200 H&S Maudsley; £1210 £1180 Mason & Gardner; £1210 £1135 £1100 £1085 RD Thorpe; £1190 £1170 £1075 AM&HV Brown; £1135 JF Metcalfe; £1130 £1050 G&R Bulmer; £1060 £1050 RA Caton; £1060x3 F&A Walmsley & Son; £1060x3 WP&B Walker & Son;

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE HEIFERS

(£15 Prize) 3 Lim x @ £1060 F Walmsley & Son, Pleasington

(£10 Prize) 4 Lim x @ £1040 F Walmsley & Son, Pleasington

 

STORE HEIFERS – Continental x average £855.70, Native average £783.63

Charolais x          to £1250 av £852               TOP PRICE – AM&HV Brown

Limousin x          to £1250 av £821               TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

Blonde x              to £1405 av £805               TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

British Blue x     to £1340 av £932               TOP PRICE – JF&C Saunders

Simmental x      to £700                                 TOP PRICE – JJ Beckwith & Son

Ab Ang                 to £1005 av £780               TOP PRICE – H Raw

Bazadaise            to £760 av £715                 TOP PRICE – J Bosworth

Black & White   to £810                                 TOP PRICE – H Raw

Principle Prices:  £1405 £1250 £1180 B Spensley Ltd; £1340 £1230 £1200 £1180 JF&C Saunders; £1320 D Broadbent; £1250 £1095 AM&HV Brown; £1230 £1080 S Horsfield; £1215 £1140 JJ Beckwith; £1200 £1170 £1140 D&S Hollings; £1200 R&M Towell; £1190 WP&B Walker; £1160x2 JF Metcalfe; £1145 RA Caton; £1125x2 H Raw; £1120 C Schofield; £1100 H&S Maudsley; £1100 JS Stephenson;

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLOCKS

(£15 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £1215 JJ Beckwith & Son, Gargrave

(£10 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £1200 R&M Towell, Glusburn