Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle
Forward: 485 head of cattle
Comprising: 460 Feeding Cattle (132 Young Bulls, 40 Beef Feeding Cows, 288 Bullocks & Heifers) & 25 Breeding Cattle.
132 Feeding Bulls – trade was good today with feeders in fine form at the ringside. The best heavy yearling bulls were quickly sold and 7 of them achieving £1200 or more, to a top of £1390 achieved on two occasions for strong Limousin crosses from IJ Pratt of Hebden Bridge.
Bulls under a year old peaked at £1270 from J Pickles, Ribblehead, with the 10 months to under 12 months old bracket averaging £1061, with an overall sale average of £1023 for 132 head sold.
A fantastic run of 16 Simmentals aged 10 and 11 months from RD Elliott ranged from £1150 to £1195, and many other better sorts in a similar price range.
The younger end of Continental Bulls to farm on were from £800 to £1000 depending on quality, whilst there were several runs of Native sired bulls in the entry today, including a pen of 7 yearling Herefords at £860, other natives to £1145 for a pair of 14 month Angus from AR&HE Cox, and super pen of 3 Angus at 10/11mo making £1080 from J Lohan who also had yearling Herefords to £1110. Shorthorns made to £860, whilst Stabiliser’s were to £1195 for an 11month and £1080 for a pen of 3 yearlings.
40 Feeding Cows – A very varied entry today with a shortage of the very best types, with more of the genuine grazing sorts making up the entry, but still recording an average top side of £900 when levelling at £911. It was a cracking Limousin Cow from AJ Mason, Skipton that took top price honours at £1200, closely followed at £1185 with a Lim/Blue cross from JW Stockdale & Son, Burnsall. 6 other cows achieved prices at £1100 or more. The trade is there at the moment for all classes ranging from short keep meated cows to lean lasses to graze at grass. More Beef Cows required at our Wednesday sales with a strong line up of buyers, speak to Jeremy or Ted for more details.
288 Stores - Store cattle trade once again as expected with trade all round similar to the last sale. Young Bullocks regular £820 to £1020 with some exceptional bullocks £1020 reaching £1265 for some real good making cattle from P&E Fox. Strong Bullocks sold to an active audience with a large run of Blue Bullocks from D&J Coates selling to £1160 for several pens. With other slightly smaller Blue Bullocks away at £1120. Black and Whites selling very well with the large bullocks reaching £1110 with smaller sorts but still good ranging sorts with flesh £850 to £1000 with plainer sorts less money.
Blue heifers sold away well again with dairy bred blue with weight £1030-£1100 and suckler bred sorts reaching heights of £1330. Top price today was achieved by RS&HA Davey for a pair of Heifers at £1550. Young heifers very similar to recent sales. Many top grading heifers 14 months and under reaching over £1000 with the best spec reaching over £1200. Good commercial heifers sold regular £800 to £900 for the younger softer sorts with blues, over 14 months Lims with frame that will fill out getting to early stages of £1000 with similar sorts being able to be bought in the mid £900’s.
Native cattle away well with some size about biggest over £1000 to £1085. Not the biggest show of natives in but returns looked well for what was on show with mainly dairy bred sorts on sale.
25 Breeding Cattle
A good varied show today with Stock Bulls, Outfits & Incalf cattle available.
2 Stock Bulls peaked at £2700 for a Pedigree Limousin from J Feather, Oxenhope with another at £1650. Outfits were a very sharp trade prices peaked at £2200 for a young Simmental Cow with a Sim Heifer Calf from G Mellin, Oakworth who sold another at £2150. Ashfield farms, Lothersdale presented a Limousin with a Limousin Heifer selling at £2000.
NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 29th JULY 2020.
550 HEAD comprising 125 Young Bulls, 40 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 325 Bullocks and Heifers
& 60 Breeding Cattle
INC SUMMER FAIR OF BREEDING CATTLE
Entries to date – 22 Cont x Cows with Autumn/Spring born calves.
Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 22nd July
Prices and Averages
Young Bulls Continental x average £1074, Native average £870
Charollais x (Av £1090)
£1100 £1080 AMS Robinson;
Simmental x (Av £1173)
£1195 £1190 £1170 £1150 RD Elliott;
Limousin x (Av £1069)
£1390 IJ Pratt; £1270 £1265 J Pickles; £1230 J&N Feather; £1210 J Baines; £1200 GR&PL Jowett; £1080 T Robinson;
Brit Blue x (Av £987)
£1120 T Robinson; £1100 EW&JR Parkinson; £1070 J&N Feather; £1040 A Wilson; £930 J Baines;
Ab Angus (Av £939)
£1145 £1090 AR&HE Cox; £1080 J Lohan; £775 B&LN Dibb;
Blonde (Av £840)
£870 £830 £820 PA&D Wells;
Hereford (Av £853)
£1110 J Lohan; £970 £930 £910 H Whittaker; £860 G Hall;
Shorthorn (Av £800)
£840 £680 RH Hall; £810 A Wilson;
Stabiliser (Av £1108)
£1195 RD Elliott; £1080 CJ&JE Lumb;
Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £911
Limousin to £1200 av £915
AA to £1120 av £788
Hereford to £1050 av £895
Mont Bel to £700 av £695
Brit Blue to £1180 av £1016
B&W to £770 av £634
Top prices - £1200 AJ Mason; £1185 JW Stockdale; £1180 JM Townend; £1180 S Horsfield; £1100 B Spensley;
Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1052, Native average £883
Charollais (Av £895)
£1000 J&ME Carr; £910 £840 J Drinkall;
Simmental x (Av £972)
£1025 B Mellin; £920 M Mallinson;
Limousin x (Av £1028)
£1360 £1295 Fair Place Farm; £1280 £1265 P&E Fox; £1140 S Horsfield; £1120 WB Woodsworth; £1090 JM&S Tennant;
Blonde (Av £970)
£970 S Horsfield;
Ab Angus (Av £935)
£1085 £1000 £980 B Mellin; £1000 KM&L Throup; £975 £930 £910 JR Taylor; £950 D Wells; £900 J Drinkall;
Saler x (Av £913)
£955 £910 Beeston Hall;
Brit Blue x (Av £1092)
£1265 P&E Fox; £1250 £1220 DT&LA Houseman; £1185 BT Atkinson; £1160 £D&J Coates; £1160 H Downs;
Shorthorn (Av £840)
£840 JR Taylor;
B&W (Av £836)
£1110 £990 £960 £950 £940 H Downs & Son;
Hereford (Av £667)
£855 JR Taylor; £480 L Cox;
Mont Bel (Av £1011)
£1035 H Downs; £1000x2 SW&JE Ryder;
Bazadaise (Av £1042)
£1095 £990 JE Naylor;
Store Heifers – Continental x average £939, Native average £906
Charollais x (Av £817)
£1010 R&KA Burley; £850 J&MA Carr; £780 J Drinkall;
Limousin x (Av £897)
£1285 £1200 J Pickles; £1190 WP&B Walker; £1130 £1090 MJ&A Carr; £1100 Ellis Bros; £1085 W&A Lambert;
Ab Angus (Av £906)
£995 KM&L Throup; £960 D&J Coates; £950 RD&K brewer; £940 F Thomas; £885 Ellis Bros; £860 D Wells;
Saler (Av £890)
£890 Beeston Hall;
Brit Blue x (Av £1022)
£1330 £1200 AJ Shepherd; £1300 £1190 MD&HA Wallbank; £1220 BT Atkinson; £1100 £1080 D&J Coates;
Bazadaise (Av £1426)
£1550 £1180 RS&HA Davey;
25 Breeding Cattle
Limousin Heifers with Angus Hfr Calves to £1700
Limousin Heifers with Lim Hfr Calves to £2000
Hereford Heifers with Here Hfr Calves to £1380
Simmental Cows with Sim Hfr Calves to £2200
Angus Heifers with Angus Hfr Calves to £1200
Saler Cow Incalf to £920
Angus Cow Incalf to £800
Shorthorn Heifer Incalf to £1020
Skipton Auction Mart
Tel 01756 792375
Jeremy Eaton 07747 780481
Ted Ogden 07855 958211
Kyle Hawksworth 07538 539077