STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2020

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle. Forward: 569 head of cattle Comprising: 547 Feeding Cattle (57 Young Bulls, 32 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 458 Bullocks & Heifers) & 22 Breeding Cattle.

 

Feeding Bulls – quite a few buyers making the most of dry conditions and catching up on harvest. Even with a reduced ringside the trade remained strong if slightly lower. Heavy continental bulls dropped into £1300 or just short with most pens of good feeding types at 13-14mo £1100 to £1150. This is a period where there is a traditional change over from last years spring calves to small number of autumn born and the 2020 calves.

 

Feeding Cows – 11 buyers in attendance today with best end of continentals £1200 and a handful of small plain hill cows in. Overall sale average of £912.


Stores – Trade dearer on the fortnight for most goods with usual bullock buyers and large short-term cattle buyers competing for numbers. Both bullocks and heifers sold to good ringside of buyers considering the last day of warm weather leaving some buyers unable to attend due to getting harvest work done. Orders still filled the ringside with usual buyers and some more farmers out this week out to buy the best heifers for both bulling and feeding. Lim Heifers sold tremendous once again with a top price paid of £1340 from F Thomas & Son followed closely behind by £1335 from Proctors farms. 98 Lim Heifers sold today with a range of all sorts with good heifers with plenty of range about them selling over £1100 and some more commercial deadweight style cattle reaching over £1000-£1150 depending on size. Smaller soft sorts of Lim heifers with almost too much covering on for age sold better on the fortnight but a much better show of feeding cattle was on show today. All other continental breeds sold very well with the majority going to feed. Strong heifers still £1050+. Long term growers £780-£900. Some long term 12-month-old Angus heifers in the £600 mark reaching to the £720’s depending on frame. Steer trade flew along today no matter what the breed or frame. Blue Bullocks sold to £1390 Ashfield Farms Followed behind by 6 cattle from Bargh Bros at £1370. Dairy bred steers with size at 20 months plus £1050+ with suckler bred 18 months plus cattle £1150 regular with many reaching heights of £1250+ for good meat and frame. Char Bullock from P+E Fox sold to £1400. 45 Angus bullocks sold to an average of £958 with all bullocks ranging from £810-£1135. Black and whites sold well away with more cattle coming smaller than the spring cattle that was seen a few months ago with prices still flying for these goods. £950 for some good strong cattle from R Naylor & Sons. The total breed average came to £839 including the longer-term grazing sorts which wanted more size before finishing selling around the £640-£740. More cattle wanted for next fortnights store sale with prices dearer than expected for most cattle today.

 

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 2020.

 

625 HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 50 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 450 Bullocks and Heifers

& 25 Breeding Cattle

 

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 9th September

 

 

Prices and Averages

Young Bulls Continental x average £1049, Native average £960

 

Charollais x (Av £910)

£910 Brown Bros;

Simmental x (Av £1125)

£1200 £1050 S Keen;

Limousin x (Av £1045)

£1340 J Pickles; £1280 £1210 IJ Pratt; £1250 £1150 JA&JM Wade; £1170 E&M Townley; £1160 W&A Lambert; £1150 TH Mellin;  

Brit Blue x (Av £1055)

£1340 JS Stephenson; £1280 W&A Lambert; £1200 E&M Townley; £1160 A&TA Blades; £1130 JH&J Ryder; £1130 GP Smith;   

Ab Angus (Av £1000)

£1040 TH Mellin; £960 B Mellin; ;

Blonde (Av £1007)

£1070 £980 £910 JR Blades;

Hereford (Av £870)

£870 Brown Bros;

 

 

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £912

 

Simmental           to £880

Limousin              to £1230 av £934

AA                          to £840 av £740

Shorthorn           to £770 av £750

Hereford             to £940

Brit Blue               to £1100 av £993

Charolais              to £1290 av £1090

Bazadasie            to £1190 av £1030

B&W                      to £530

 

Limousin Bull      to £1100

 

Top prices - £1290 RP Holt; £1230 £1190 KA&HL Fawcett; £1220 £1020 J&N Feather; £1140 SA Lunn;   

 

 

Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1042, Native average £939

Charollais (Av £1125)

£1400 £1350 £1270 P&E Fox; £1180 D Pawson; £1100 JW Barker; £1070 GC Pcikup; £970 AC Ward;  

Simmental x (Av £1027)

£1180 £1155 £1060 R Naylor; £900 JJ Beckwith; £890 £880 GC Pickup;

Limousin x (Av £1003)

£1300 P&E Fox; £1300 Ashfield Farm; £1290 H&SMD Lund; £1290 J Middleton; £1280 I Townson; £1260 E&M Townley;

Blonde (Av £905)

£1070 NJ&SJ Pinder; £920 PA Whitaker; £860 J Lord;  

Ab Angus (Av £958)

£1135 GH&G Emmott; £1110 A&P Fletcher; £1105 £1100 RA&M Earnshaw; £1060 B Spensley; £1055 KM&L Throup;  

Saler x (Av £880)

£920 £860 Beeston Hall;

Brit Blue x (Av £1047)

£1390 Ashfield Farms; £1370 Bargh Bros; £1340 JS Stephenson; £1320 Mason & Gardner; £1280 E&MA Burrow;

Hereford (Av £983)

£1140 N&M Hugill; £910 N&J Thwaite; £910 JW Barker;

B&W (Av £839)

£950 £740 R Naylor; £860 M Ryder; £840 A&S Bullock;

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £1022, Native average £763

Charollais x (Av £977)

£1160 £960 J&A Smales; £1100 D Pawson; £1040 D&A Livestock; £990 I&DL WHiteley; £900 AJ&HC Clark;

Simmental (Av £1050)

£1140 £1080 R Naylor; £1065 A Beresford; £935 JR Taylor;

Limousin x (Av £1022)

£1340 F Thomas; £1335 £1225 Procters Farm; £1240 D&J Carlisle; £1240 A&SE Duckworth; £1220 H&SMD Lund;  

Blonde (Av £1081)

£1140 J Middleton; £1090 CT&EM Hammond; £895 JH&J Ryder;   

Ab Angus (Av £759)

£1010 £900 RA&M Earnshaw; £910 TM Harrison; £850 CT&EM Hammond; £800 JR Taylor; £800 JR Taylor;

Saler (Av £900)

£900 Beeston Hall;

Brit Blue x (Av £956)

£1165 JS Stephenson; £1150 RP Holt; £1140 BF Blezard; £1125 A Beresford; £1105 A Butler; £1100 L Akrigg;  

B&W (Av £766)

£840 M Ryder; £620 I Mounsey;  

Hereford (Av £1090)

£1090 N&M Hugill;

 

 

 

22 FORTNIGHTLY BREEDING CATTLE –

Another tidy show with

Lim Bull 4yrs                                                      to £2000

Lim Bull 15mo                                                   to £1500

Lim x Cow with Lim Bull Calves                  to £1720

Lim x Cow with Lim Hfr Calves                   to £1300

BBX Cow with Char x Bull Calves              to £1240

AA x Cow with Lim x Bull Calves               to £1280

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD

Tel 01756 792375


Jeremy Eaton 07747 780481
Ted Ogden 07855 958211
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