58 Prime cattle comprising 9 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 5 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 44 Cast Cattle.
2737 Prime Sheep comprising 2094 Spring Lambs, 60 Hoggs, 583 Cast Ewes & Rams.
50 Rearing Calves.
Rearing Calves to £440X2 (50)
B&W av £124.09 Cont av £330.30 Native av £185
Strong trade again for calves with black and whites yet again a scintillating trade with the average age around 31 days and averaging an impressive £124 with John Wright of Airton topping at £230 with John Dugdale of Stackhouse at £225. The France family of Liversedge saw their calves average £142 for fortnight old friesians topping at £195, £190 and £180.
MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 22nd JUNE 2016
Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Beef bred Feeding Cows, Store Bullocks & Heifers and Breeding Cattle
Forward: 506 head of cattle
Comprising: 116 Young Feeding Bulls, 12 Beef Bred Feeding Cows, 228 Store Bullocks & Heifers and 150 Breeding Cattle
48 Prime cattle comprising 9 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 36 Cast Cattle.
1,378 Prime Sheep comprising 1213 Spring Lambs, 19 Hoggs, 146 Cast Ewes & Rams.
53 Breeding Sheep.
84 Rearing Calves.
19 Dairy Cattle.
1 Loads of produce.
Craven Dairy Auction (19 head)
A good day in the dairy ring and about time too, with the green shoots of a recovery in the liquid milk trade with a much improved trade met the vendors who turned out with a healthy show of milkers on offer for the late show and sale of Dairy Cattle kindly sponsored by Trouw Nutrition, Woldmarsh and NMR.