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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2019

Posted on 09/10/2019 by in reports Store and Breeding Cattle
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Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 583 head of cattle Comprising: 538 Feeding Cattle (50 Young Bulls, 29 Beef Feeding Cows, 459 Bullocks & Heifers) & 45 Breeding Cattle.

 






Feeding Bulls

Autumn Show judged by Joanne Bulmer

1st JM&JJ Dawson Lot 22 sold for £840

2nd D&A Livestock Lot 74 sold for £800

3rd H Mudd Lot 39 sold for £865

 

A high proportion of the entry spring born 2019 and not directly related to the current steady finished trade with the better continentals £800-£930. Anything not quite the shape £700-800. Autumn born bulls a nice trade with RM Williams annual consignment £970-£1020. Heavy bulls 13months plus from £1090 to £1350.

 

Feeding Cows

Autumn Show judged by Hywel Roberts

1st I&M Lancaster Lot 110 sold for £1260

2nd I&M Lancaster Lot 111 sold for £1430

3rd E&M Townley Lot 752 unsold

 

Most interest revolved around the best of the continentals with a British Blue from I&M Lancaster at £1430 but not as many top end cows in the entry. A few plain hill cows at the bottom which were £420-£570.


Stores & Suckled Calves

Autumn Show judged by Ben Townend

Best Steer born 2019

1st E&M Townley Lot 158 sold for £1000

2nd G&PS Fleetwood Lot 500 sold for £740

3rd T Longton & Son Lot 264 sold for £900

Best Heifer born 2019

1st E&M Townley Lot 157 sold for £1100

2nd G&PS Fleetwood Lot 506 sold for £660

3rd T&S Blades Lot 318 sold for £820

Best Steer born 2018

1st P&E Fox Lot 442 sold for £1195

2nd P&E Fox Lot 448 sold for £1145

3rd J Butler Lot 213 sold for £940

Best Heifer born 2018

1st AT Rogerson Lot 434 sold for £1210

2nd P&E Fox Lot 444 sold for £1200

3rd D&C Newhouse Lot 622 sold for £1120

 

Good show of cattle on offer today all being shared out to over 60 new holdings. Strong suckler cattle still making a premium trade along with the suckled Calves from 6-14 month old. Dairy bred stores would be a little harder to place compared to past weeks but still getting away very well considering the current beef market. Topping the Market at £1210 was a Limousin Heifer from C Nelson whilst topping the steers today was a 1st prize 2018 born Limousin steer from P+E Fox.

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 23rd OCTOBER 2019.

 

750 HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 50 Beef Bred feeding Cows,
550 Bullocks and Heifers

& 50 Breeding Cattle

 

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 16th October

 

 

Prices and Averages

Young Bulls Continental x average £882, Native average £670

 

Charollais x (Av £750)

£750x2 JE&AC Clarke;

Limousin x (Av £897)

£1350 T Atkinson; £1150 £1090 IJ Pratt; £1140 £1040 JM Townsend; £1020 £1010 RM Wilson; £1020 DW&CJ Towler;

Brit Blue x (Av £826)

£1080 JM Townsend; £830 T&S Blades; £780x2 Beeston Hall; £745 JE&AC Clarke;   

Blonde (Av £865)

£865 T Atkinson;

Hereford (Av £670)

£670x2 JE&AC Clarke;

 

Top price pen of three or more bulls

(£15 Prize) 3 Lim x @ £845 D&A Livestock

 

 

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £676 Bulls av £960

 

Limousin              to £875 av £557

Blonde                  to £750

AA                          to £550 av £500

Shorthorn           to £690

Devon                   to £1030

Brit Blue               to £1430 av £966

Charolais              to £880

 

Limousin Bull      to £960

 

Top prices - £1430 1260 I&M Lancaster; £1030 J Wood; £960 A&EM Ashby; £880 RP Holt; £875 S&P Scrivin; £790 Fair Place Farm;    

 

 

Store Bullocks – Continental x average £879, Native average £794

Charollais (Av £858)

£1130 D Pawson; £1050x4 £1040 £1030x2 JW Barker; £900 £860 T Longton;

Simmental x (Av £841)

£1100x3 D Pawson & Son; £940 AE Schindler; £890 B&LN DIbb; £880 JW Mellin; £850 CN&SA Harrison

Limousin x (Av £877)

£1195 £1145 £1070 P&E Fox; £1140 £1100 Fair Place; £1120x2 JW Stockdale;  £1090 M Ryder & Son; £1070 F Thomas;

Blonde (Av £919)

£1160 P&E Fox; £975x3 £920 AB J&S Witt; £890 £885 £795 D&D Collins;  

Ab Angus (Av £835)

£945x6 B&LN Dibb; £845x2 R Brewer; £840x2 D Jeffery;   

Saler x (Av £717)

£755x3 Beeston Hall

Brit Blue x (Av £903)

£1145 P&E Fox; £1040x3 AE Schindler; £1040 B&LN Dibb; £1020x4 E&MA Burrow; £1010 M Ryder & Son;

Shorthorn (Av £796)

£890 JW Mellin; £870 B&LN Dibb; £855 £840 New York Farms; £815x3 JR Smith;

Hereford (Av £835)

£870x2 B&LN Dibb; £860x3 £850 JW Mellin;

B&W (Av £647)

£720x2 GD&JC Holme & Son; £675 B&LN Dibb; £590x3 J Baker;

 

Top price pen of three or more bullocks

(£15 Prize) 3 Sim x @ £1100 D Pawson & Son

(£10 Prize) 4 Sim x @ £1050 JW Barker

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £787, Native average £651

Charollais x (Av £657)

£875x2 CA Foster; £760 £740 £720x2 £660x2£580x2 T Longton & Son; £650 D Cockett;  

Limousin x (Av £788)

£1210 £1030 C Nelson & Son; £1100 E&M Townley; £1100 £1070 JE Cowperthwaite; £1030 A&SE Duckworth;   

Blonde (Av £817)

£1060 £915 JE Cowperthwaite; £1020 J Butler; £910 AB J&S Witt; £900 £885 D&D Collins; £800 A&SE Duckworth;   

Ab Angus (Av £691)

£880x4 N&J Thwaite; £830x2 B&LN Dibb; £795 M Ryder & Son; £740x2 CR&J Kippax;  

Simmental (Av £900)

£900x2 D&GC Newbould;

Brit Blue x (Av £814)

£12100 AT Rogerson; £1200 £1030 P&E Fox; £1120 D&C Newhouse; £1015x3 £1005 BF Blezard;  

Saler (Av £840)

£840x3 J&C Wright;

Hereford (Av £576)

£755 J Dibb; £630 RD Capstick; £600x5 D Cockett; £530x2 JR Smith;

 

Top price pen of three or more heifers

(£15 Prize) 3 Blue x @ £1015 BF Blezard

(£10 Prize) 3 Blue x @ £1005 BF Blezard

 

 

45 BREEDING CATTLE inc 17 PEDIGREE CATTLE

 

The Autumn Pedigree Show & Sale was judged by Paul Baines.

Best Bull –

1st E Blenkhorn Lot 9

2nd R Robinson Lot 3

3rd P Varley Lot 12

Best Female –

1st J Cooper Lot 13&14

2nd J Cooper Lot 16

Champion – J Cooper

Reserve – E Blenkhorn

 

Leading Price in the bulls at the Autumn Pedigree Event was Queenshead Odin and Ampertaine Elgin son, a first calf bred from Millington Juliet.  Born in March 2018 Odin was shown by Pat Varley of Queensbury and joined T Longton & Son of Quernmore for 1800gns.  The first prize bull was the Limousin 2018 Elderberry Olden, Jupiter son, shown by E Blenkhorn & Son, son of Willitoft which made 1650gns to EW Gill & Sons Ltd of Sabden.

The leading Native Breed was a 2018 Aberdeen Angus Bull, Mossie Mire Pluto shown by AR & HE Cox of Laverton.  Pluto is a Gretnahouse Krack Lad son in the top 5% of the breed for retail beef yield and he sold to John & Tracey Lund of Coniston Cold for 1750 gns.

Overall top prize at the sale was the Champion, a 7 year old Tomschoice cow, Horsdoeuvre, sold incalf and with her Mereside Leo heifer calf at foot by JM & SP Cooper of Dacre to Jan Feather of Oakworth for 1850gns.

 

Bulls –

Limousin 2018                    to 1800gns av £1812

Limousin 2014                    to 1900gns

British Blue 2013              to 1300gns

Aberdeen Angus              to 1750gns

 

Females –

Limousin Cows Incalf with Hfr Calves       to 1850gns

Limousin Maid Heifers                                   to 950gns av £877

 

Fortnightly Breeding Cattle –

Beef Shorn Hfrs Incalf                     to £950

BBx Hfrs Incalf                                   to £990

Shorn x Cow with Char x Str         to £1020

AAx Cow with BBx Bull                    to £950

AAx Hfr with AA x Bull                     to £940

Path Hfr with Path Hfr                    to £1060

Lim x Cow with BB x Hfr                 to £900