MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 17th JULY 2013

MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 17th JULY 2013 FORTNIGHTLY SALE OF YOUNG FEEDING BULLS, STORE BULLOCKS & HEIFERS, BREEDING CATTLE FORWARD: 328 HEAD OF CATTLE Comprising: 123 Young Feeding Bulls, 178 Bullocks & Heifers, 27 Breeding Cattle CCM Auctions held their fortnightly cattle sale at Skipton Mart on Wednesday where a good entry was presented for sale. Trade was strong for what was generally a younger selection of cattle. Bulls again sold well with a full ring side of customers, but please make sure all cattle are pre-entered so buyers can be properly informed. The premium bulls are still selling away well over £1200, and an overall average of nearly £1000 per head. In the store ring there were some notable runs of cattle, bullocks to £1450 and heifers to £1440. But it was the nice yearling cattle that really sold above expectations. James Huck, Hubberholme selling British Blue heifers, 9 months old at £1170 and £1110, John Greenhalgh had 12 month old Charolais heifers at £1100 and David Johnson had Limousin heifers at £1045. Bullocks also found a good following, Jim Howarth’s pen of 10 Charolais bullocks at 14-15 months old selling at £1190 each, 5 more at £1100. John Cheetham had 2 yearling Charolais at £1100. Peter Fox’s 14 month Charolais at £1450 and £1300, and blue heifers at £1200. G&R Bulmer, Wakefield had Limousin x 12 months old at £1160 and £1150. A great pen of 3 Friesian type bullocks only 12 months old from G Pickersgill & Son sold at £920. A mixed selection of cow & calves sold to £1580 on 2 occasions and averaged £1254 overall.

PRICES AND AVERAGES

YOUNG BULLS – Continental x average £1008.18 Native average £753.77

Charollais x        to £1100 av £871               TOP PRICE – AMS Robinson

Limousin x          to £1340 av £1052             TOP PRICE – IJ Pratt

Blonde x              to £920 av £827                 TOP PRICE – J&R Cockerill

British Blue x     to £1380 av £984               TOP PRICE – JE Burrow

Simmental x      to £980                                 TOP PRICE – KM&L Throup

Beef S’Horn        to £710                                 TOP PRICE – R Davey

Luing                     to £710                                 TOP PRICE – R Davey

Ab Angus             to £840 av £714                 TOP PRICE – S Thomas

Devon x               to £1090 av £1072             TOP PRICE – JR Parish

Saler                      to £1090 av £1004             TOP PRICE – Bents Farms Ltd

Black & White   to £600                                 TOP PRICE – SR&PA Thompson

Principle Prices:  £1380 £1210 £1170 JE Burrow; £1340 £1320 IJ Pratt; £1330 £1225 £1220x2 £1180 TWH Farming; £1305 £1300 DG Johnson; £1300 £1265 £1200 W&A Lambert & Son; £1290 R&C Greenwood; £1280 £1210 KA&HL Fawcett; £1280 £1200 RS Harker; £1270x4 A Rigby; £1240 R&M Towell; £1160 RM Wilson

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLS

(£15 Prize)  4 Lim x @ £1270 A Rigby, Slaidburn

(£10 Prize)  3 Saler x @ £1090 Bents Farm Ltd, Norland

 

 

 

STORE BULLOCKS – Continental x average £1105.63, Native average £736.77

Charolais x          to £1450 av £1172             TOP PRICE – P&E Fox

Limousin x          to £1250 av £980               TOP PRICE – P Coates Farmers

Blonde x              to £1300                               TOP PRICE – P&E Fox

British Blue x     to £1340 av £1113             TOP PRICE – P Coates Farmers

Ab Angus             to £835 av £818                 TOP PRICE – T Blackwell

Red                        to £760 av £718                 TOP PRICE – J Howarth

Black & White   to £920 av £731                 TOP PRICE – G Pickersgill

 

Principle Prices:  £1450 £1300 £1190 P&E Fox; £1340 £1250 £1140 £1125 P Coates Farmers; £1225(x2) A&J Carr; £1225x2 N&SA Fort; £1190x10 £1110x5 J Howarth; £1160 £1150 G&R Bulmer; £1110 C Wellock;

£1110 J Cheetham; £1085 A&J Carr; £1070 N&SA Fort;

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLOCKS

(£15 Prize)  10 Char x @ £1190 J Howarth, Whalley

(£10 Prize)  5 Char x @ £1110 J Howarth, Whalley

 

 

 

STORE HEIFERS – Continental x average £916.23, Native average £885.00

Charolais x          to £1100 av £1008             TOP PRICE – J&E Greenhalgh

Limousin x          to £1200 av £887               TOP PRICE – AJ Wade

Blonde x              to £1080                               TOP PRICE – AJ Wade

British Blue x     to £1440 av £975               TOP PRICE – KW Gamble

Simmental x      to £865 av £836                 TOP PRICE – Wilson Bros

Hereford             to 900                                    TOP PRICE – G&R Bulmer

Bazadaise            to £1090                               TOP PRICE – P&E Fox

A. Angus              to £855                                 TOP PRICE – C Wellock & Son

 

Principle Prices:  £1440 KW Gamble; £1200 £1130 £1100 R Davey; £1200 £1090 P&E Fox; £1200 £1080 £1050 AJ Wade; £1195x4 £1100x3 F Chislett; £1700 £1110 J&G Huck; £1160 Frankland Farms; £1100x2 J&E Greenhalgh; £1070x2 £1050 A Fawcett; £1045 DG Johnson; £1045 D Wells;

 

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE HEIFERS

(£15 Prize) 4 Lim x @ £1195 F Chislett, Halifax

(£10 Prize) 3 Lim x @ £1100 F Chislett, Halifax

 

 

 

27 BREEDING CATTLE

 

Pedigree Limousin Stock Bull, 5yrs          £1950

 

BB x Hfr with Lim x Calf                                 £1150

Lim x Hfr with Lim x Hfr Calf                        £1580

Ab Ang x Cow with BB x Bull Calf              £1020

Ab Ang x Cow with Ab Ang x Bull Calf     £1220

BB x Cow with Bld x Bull Calf                      £1450

BB x Cow with Bld x hfr Calf                        £1580

Bld x Cow with Sim Bull Calf                       £1100