16 Prime cattle comprising 12 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 1 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 3 Cast Cattle. 3,879 Prime Sheep comprising 3,439 Prime Lambs, 440 Cast Ewes & Rams. 22 Rearing Calves. 5 Loads of produce.


Prime Cattle (under 30 mos)


465-555kg                             to 240.5p/kg                        av. 238.25p/kg

560kg+                                   to 219.5p/kg


400-480kg                             to 251.5p/kg

485kg+                                   to 247.5p/kg                        av. 228.35p/kg

Top Prices £ per head and p/kg


£ per head: SD Bennett (Limx) 1252, JA Drake (Limx) 1251, JR Metcalfe (Limx) 1238,1107

p/kg: JR Metcalfe (Limx) 240.5, 235.5, SD Bennett (Limx) 238.5,


£ per head: JA Drake (BBx) 1266, JR Metcalfe (Limx) 1225, J Baines (Limx) 1215, SD Bennett (Limx) 1195

p/kg: SD Bennett (Limx) 251.5,232.5, JR Metcalfe (Limx) 247.5, J Baines (Limx) 245.5, JA Drake (BBx) 234.5

Prime Cattle (over 30 mos)

Overall Average                   95.5p/kg                               £544.35

Top Prices £ per head or p/kg

£ per head: M Baul&Sons Ltd (B&W Hfr) 544

p/kg: M Baul&Sons Ltd (B&W Hfr) 95.5


Cull Cow Prices

Overall Average                                   105.08p/kg           £639.26

Black & White                       to 103.5p/kg                       

Limx                                       to 98.5p/kg                         

BBx                                         to 112.5p/kg

Top Prices (£ per head or p/kg)


£ per head: HJ&KL Blackwell 647

p/kg: HJ&KL Blackwell 103.5



£ per head: R Davey (BBx) 714, (Limx) 557

p/kg: R Davey (BBx) 112.5, (Limx) 98.5


A nice show of sheep saw lowland lambs 10-12p/kg dearer on the week, and hill lambs 5p dearer. Smart lambs 220p to 240p topping at 247.7p from Messrs J Shuttleworth, Green Farm, Rhylstone. Rob Lambert from Wigglesworth was next in line at 238p and 232p. In the lump, James Towler from Grindleton had top price of £108 each purchased by Nick Dalby.

Ewes were a fine trade, heavy Mules being especially good to sell.


Prime Lambs  – Overall Average  £71.85 per head or 168.03p/kg         

25.5kg to 32.0kg                 to 184.4p/kg         av 138.37p/kg      or £42.66 per head             (41)

32.1kg to 35.9kg                 to 178.6p/kg         av 146.99p/kg      or £50.25 per head             (132)

36.0kg to 45.5kg                 to 247.4p/kg         av 170.7p/kg         or £71.37 per head             (2551)   

45.6kg to 52.0kg                 to 216p/kg            av 163.9p/kg         or £78.4 per head               (675)     

52.1kg and over                 to 171.7p/kg         av 155.05p/kg      or £84.11 per head             (400

Beltex average £81.61 per head or 193.76p/kg

£ per head: £108 WA&VJ&JA Towler; £100 RJ Lambert; £100 M&B Allen; £95 JS Eddleston; £94 J Shuttleworth

p/kg: 247.4p J Shuttleworth; 238.5p, 232.6p RJ Lambert; 221.1p S Robinson; 220.9p JS Eddleston; 216p WA&VJ&JA Towler

Suffolk average £71.88 per head or 165.35p/kg

£ per head: £83 JR Metcalfe; £81 RG Church Ltd; £80 JR Metcalfe; £80 JA&JH Hewetson; £79 TR Thwaite & Son; £79 DJ&LJ Holt

p/kg: 181.6p TH Mellin; 178.9p R&C Greenwood; 178.4p C&GA Guy; 175.6p K&J Marshall; 175.6p JR Metcalfe;

Texel average £75.28 per head or 173.58p/kg

£ per head: £93 J Shuttleworth; £93 RG Church Ltd; £92 T Kiernan; £91 WA&VJ&JA Towler; £90 FG Throup; £90 J Shuttleworth

p/kg: 219.4p F&R Fielden; 214.5p D Asquith; 213.2p x2 BL&R Lund; 209.5p CT&EM Hammond; 209.1p T Kiernan;

Mule average £66.6 per head or 153.84p/kg

£ per head: £76.5 M Ryder & Son; £75 ID Mellin; £74.50 JC&N Throup; £74 ID Mellin; £74 T Kiernan; £74 R&N Carlisle;

p/kg: 159.5p R&C Greenwood; 159p AJ Mason; 158.5p JC&N Throup; 158.3p Ellis Bros; 158.1p PL Metcalfe; 158.1p Ellis Bros

Charollais average £76.21 per head or 171.39p/kg

£ per head: £84.50, £83.50 M Ryder & Sons; £82 W&J Parkinson; £81 Frankland Farms; £80 W&J Parkinson; £78 P Shackleton

p/kg: 202.5p Frankland Farms; 181.8p W&J Parkinson; 177.5p JR Metcalfe; 170.8p W&J Parkinson; 169.6p P Shackleton;

Swaledale average £55.25 per head or 144.15p/kg

£ per head: £70.50 T Boothman; £65 JA&JH Hewetson; £65 T Boothman; £64 R Tennant; £64 JA&JH Hewetson;

p/kg: 159p, 156.1p, 154.8p, 153.8p, 152.6p x2 JA&JH Hewetson; 150p T Boothman; 148.6p TE Walker; 145.5p R Tennant

Dalesbred average £51.17 per head or 142.45p/kg

£ per head: £64 JA&JH Hewetson; £46.50 A&N Fothergill; £38 S Pepper

p/kg: 160p JA&JH Hewetson; 132.9p A&N Fothergill; 122.6p S Pepper

SBF average £68.73 per head or 163.99p/kg

£ per head: £70, £69, £67.50 J&E Slater;

p/kg: 164.6p, 164.3p, 162.8p J&E Slater;



Cull Ewes average £55.38

Suffolk to £111.50, Texel to £128.5, BFL to £69.50, Mule to £83.50, Lleyn to £39.50, Swaledale to £43.50, Dalesbred to £49.50, Lonk  to £31.50.

Top prices:

Lowland: £128.5 W Watson; £119.50 WH&MA Keighley

Mule/Masham: £83.50 S Spyrou; £83.50 RA&M Earnshaw

Horned: £49.50 K Lister & Sons; £43.50 JK Wilson;

Hill: £49.50 JA&E Metcalfe; £39.50 CD&RF Kitching

Cast Rams average £60.04

Texel to £89.50 S Spyrou; Suffolk to £54.50; Charolais to £81.50 A Fisher; Teeswater to £100.50; BFL to £78.50 J&K Harker



Rearing Calves to £370 (22)

B&W av £58.11 Cont av £322 Native av £137.8


Bull Calves                            

Brit Blue x (Av £322) to £370 RL Wright & Son                                                            

Ab Angus (Av £142.50) to £190 S Nuttall

Saler (Av £210) to £220 RL Wright & Son                     

Black & White (Av £58.11) to £80 RL Wright & Son                    


Heifer Calves                       

Simmental x (Av £) to £                                                    

Ab Angus (Av £113.5) to £150 GB Moorhouse                                                            

Saler to £125 RL Wright & Son                                                        



Small Bale Hay      to £2.80

Round Bale Hay    to £17