Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle
Forward: 861 head of cattle -
Comprising: 287 Young Feeding Bulls, 555 Bullocks & Heifers, 1 Feeding Cow, 18 Breeding Cattle.
At CCM Auctions fortnightly cattle sale there was another tremendous entry of quality cattle, 842 head were sold in the store ring with nearly 300 head of suckler bred young bulls and 555 strong store cattle together with a nice selection of yearling stores in the entry. The averages show the quality on offer, but of note were several pens, especially in the pens of 3 or more heifers, which saw John Brewer sell a pen of 4 Limousin Heifers at £1500 each and The Mason family of Appletreewick bring their annual consignment of heifers which sold to £1350 for a pen of 6 Charolais cross. At the younger end Seth Blakey of Bolton by Bowland sold a lovely pen of 5 Charolais cross bullocks 10 months old for £1020 per head. The 555 Bullocks & Heifers on offer averaged £1022.33, mixed in here were 187 Limousin Heifers that averaged £1047.59, 56 Charolais Heifers at £1076.79 and 93 Limousin Bullocks average £1122.85.