63 Prime cattle comprising 50 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 10 Cast Cattle
1918 Prime Sheep comprising 508 Spring Lambs, 1051 Prime, Light & Store Hoggs, 116 Mature Hoggs and 243 Cast/Feeding Ewes & Rams
578 Breeding Sheep comprising 231 Sheep with 347 lambs at foot
75 Rearing Calves B&W av £73.19 Cont av £327.12 Native av £247.5
(under 30 mos)
cattle in demand headed at 252.5p/kg from JR Metcalfe of Baldersby. Commercial
steers and heifers also marginally dearer on the week.
218.5p/kg av. 204.6p/kg
252.5p/kg av. 247.90p/kg
219.5p/kg av. 167.20p/kg
Top Prices £
per head and p/kg
£ per head: SD
Bennett (Limx) 1158, CD&RF Kitching (Limx) 1089,1077
Bennett (Limx) 218.5, CD&RF Kitching (Limx) 205.5, 199.5, JR Metcalfe
£ per head: :
CD&RF Kitching (Limx) 1119, GB Moorhouse (B&W) 1072, JR Metcalfe(Limx)
Metcalfe (Limx) 252.5, 243.5, CD&RF Kitching 219.5, 196.5
Average 122.72p/kg £726.09
Top Prices £
per head and p/kg
£ per head: J
Gooch (B&W) 908, J Dibb (Sim) 794,
p/kg: J Dibb
(Sim) 134.5, J Gooch (B&W) 134.5
Average 105.04p/kg £696.61
for cast cows reflected for cattle with finish and planer types. Good entry of
fed Angus cows from Mesrs G&MA Lawn sold well to average £890. Most dairies
carrying finish 100p+.
White to 111.5p/kg av.
Simx to 106.5p/kg
Longhornx to 114.5p/kg
114.5p/kg av. 113.53p/kg
Top Prices (£
per head or p/kg)
£ per head: J
Caygill&Ptns 881, PJ Bolland 826, AL Dean&Sons 783,781,744, MD
Parkinson&Son 746, JP&KE Hartley 744
Dean&Sons 111.5,109.5, RL Wright&Sons 109.5, CM&EM Gratton 109.5,
JR Dodgson&Son 107.5, RD Metcalfe&Son 106.5
£ per head:
N&R Sutcliffe (MRI) 653, ML&JE Kayley&Son (Ayr) 652
Sutcliffe (MRI) 104.5, ML&JE Kayley&Son (Ayr) 103.5
£ per head: N
£ per head: PN
Garth 651, SD Bennett 501
Bennett 105.5, PN Garth 96.5
£ per head:
G&MA Lawn (AA) 1052, 930,918,885,875,862,856,844,792, J Caygill&Ptns
(Luing) 876,804, D Beck (Long) 767
G&MA Lawn (AA) 132.5, 127.5, 126.5, 120.5,116.5,116.5,116.5,115.5,112.5, J
Caygill&Ptns (Luing) 114.5,112.5, D Beck (Long) 114.5
Average 103.5p/kg £874.58
£ per head: JE
lamb numbers on a sharp climb today, and this is replicated countrywide, but
trade was not just as sharp everywhere as anticipated, the sale levelling at
203.5p/kg. Best end topping the 250p/kg mark, Robert Towers had the top price
per kilo of 267p (43kg £115) purchased by Vivers Scotlamb, the same combination
also responsible for 261p (42kg £110) and 257p (42kg £108). The last of his
pens made 252p (42kg £106) to Keelham Farm Shop. Others over 250p were S Coar,
Houghton at 259p (42kg £109) again to Vivers Scotlamb, whilst Neil Tattersall
of Ellerton had 251p (37kg £93) and 250p (38kg £95) both pens to Vivers
Scotlamb. Smarter lambs generally 220p to 240p, commercial lambs 190p to 210p,
heavier lambs 180p to 200p.
selection of hoggs had a definite end of season feel to it, but trade also fell
today when compared to late last week and it proved harder work to cash up this
week on the back of it, reflecting lower average on the week.
Spring Lambs – Overall Average £83.64 per head or 203.54p/kg
45.5kg to 267.4p/kg av 203.96p/kg or £83.12 per head
52.0kg to 204.2p/kg av 196.05p/kg or £93.57 per head
over to 201.9p/kg av 201.9p/kg or £107 per head
Suffolk average £82.43 per head or 197.43p/kg
£ per head: £101, £100,
£98 ML Evans; £98 WJ Barker; £96 D&A Livestock; £95 JA&JM Wade &
Son; £93 J&F Nutter
222.2p ML Evans; 220p S Coar; 211.5p, 207p TH Mellin; 205.8p J&F Nutter;
204.2p WJ Barker
£84.25 per head or 210.2p/kg
£ per head: 115, £110
JD&V Towers & Son; £109 S Coar; £108, £106 S Coar; £102, £99x2, £98 TA
Robinson; £99 D&A Livestock
261.9p JD&V Towers & Son; 259.5p S Coar; 257.1p, 252.4p JD&V Towers
& Son; 251.4p, 250p PA&NS Tattersall
£85.93 per head or 201.68p/kg
£ per head: £101, £93,
£88, £87.50 G&SE Parker & Son; £82 RA&H Bury, £81 D&A
Livestock; £81 G&SE Parker & Son
203.5p, 202.5p, 200p, 198p G&SE Parker & Son; 202.5p D&A Livestock;
195.2p RA&H Bury
£87.96 per head or 202.55p/kg
£ per head: £107, £88,
£86.50, £83.50 JA &JM Wade & Son
p/kg: 206p, 204.7p,
201.9p, 194.2p JA &JM Wade & Son
Prime, Light & Store Hoggs – Overall Average £63.07 per head or 155.4p/kg
32.0kg to 153.2p/kg av 133.6p/kg or £40.36 per head
35.9kg to 160.3p/kg av 140.5p/kg or £48.16 per head
45.5kg to 194.7p/kg av 158.2p/kg or £62.56 per head
52.0kg to 191.3p/kg av 159.29p/kg or £77.24 per head
52.1kg and over to 160.40p/kg av
149p/kg or £81.85 per head
£74 per head or 194.7p/kg
£ per head: £74 TA Robinson
p/kg:194.7p TA Robinson
Suffolk average £71.33 per head or 161.79p/kg
£ per head: £85 W Watson; £81 FI Ibbotson; £81 FA Holmes & Son
p/kg:171.4p B Dibb;170.4p JG Senior; 166.7p M Preston; 161.5p W Hickson
£76.18 per head or 169.91p/kg
£ per head: £87 RW Marston; £86.50 D&P Spence & Sons; £86 J Lund
p/kg: 194.7p Lea &Son; 185.1p W Watson; 183.3p DA Pratt; 180p FA
Holmes & Son, 180p RG Church Ltd
£75.94 per head or 157.1p/kg
£ per head: £77 D&P Spence & Son; £77 W Hickson; £76.50 B Dibb;
£76 W Brass & Son; £72.50 D&P Spence & Son
p/kg: 164.3p JA Throup; 160.4p D&P Spence; 154.7p PL Metcalfe; 150p
£53.72 per head or 140.66p/kg
£ per head: £68 W Brass & Son; £66 GW Houseman & Partners
p/kg:151.1p W Brass & Son; 150p GW Houseman & Partners; 150p
£79.45 per head or 168.87p/kg
£ per head: £80 B Dibb; £74.50 Lea & Son; £72 J Lord
p/kg:171.4p J Lord; 163.3p B Dibb
SBF average £70.32
per head or 176.2p/kg
£ per head: £76.50 M Carefoot
p/kg: 186.6p M Carefoot
Suffolk to £99.50, Texel to £132.50, BFL to £67.50, Mule to
£76.50, Lleyn to £67.50, Swaledale to £54.50, Lonk to £67.50.
Lowland: £132.50, £129.50 W Watson; £111.50 NG Bailey
Mule/Masham: £76.50 Swinbank & Briggs; £74.50 FI Ibbotson
Horned: £67.50 A&G Greenwood; £54.50 A&SL Throup
Hill: £67.50 CD&RF Kitching; £64.50 N Speake
Cast Rams average
Texel to £91.50 R
Smith; Swaledale to £57.50 C Nelson
Sheep (comprising 231 Sheep with 347 lambs at foot)
smaller and more varied entry this week were presented for sale. A few pens of
nice hoggs with lambs selling to a sharper trade on the week, and anything with
strong lambs regardless of the age of the ewe was keenly sought, with most
classes showing a slight rise in prices.
WEEKLY SALE OF 200 OUTFITS OF SHEEP WITH LAMBS @
Entries please to the Mart Office by 12noon
Friday for inclusion in the online listing
with Singles to £180 NM Parker.
with Twins to £175 S Berry.
with Twins to £165 M Campbell.
with Single lambs to £142 N Robson.
and Twins to £170 M Campbell.
with Singles to £122 H Metcalfe.
Twins to £152 GB Holt.
Singles to £130 GB Holt.
Twins to £160 N Heseltine.
Singles to £115 H Metcalfe.
Singles to £170 RG Johnson & Son.
Twins to £150J Brotherton.
b/m and twins
to £135 AG Horn and SM Towler.
Singles £86 AG Horn.
Twins £150 I Deighton.
Singles to £80 N Heseltine.
to £425 (75)
B&W av £73.19
Cont av £327.12 Native av £247.5
A healthier show of calves today with 75 forward in the pens pre-sale
with a large proportion of the entries being continental with limousin and
british blue x calves seeing a considerable improvement in price compared to
the last few sales. Limousin x calves were topped by John Bowker at Earby for a
well feshed calf at £390 with Church Farm Enterprises topping all sections at
£425 with one of his fine british blue consignments. Robert Metcalfe of
Brearton would have as swift a trade as anyone with 4 of his calves between
£360 and £365 for 4- 5 week old calves.
A definite shortage of Natives in the pens today with the three on offer
which topped at £280 for another John Bowker consignment. Black and whites were
hard fought over by a number of buyers with the days average £73.19 not quite
representing how good the trade was with a lot of young calves selling well
into the 70’s through to past £100’s with Alan Throup of Higher House achieving
the top price with his black and white entry at £140 with Stephen Marshall,
West End also achieving this strong price for a genuine calves.
(Av £329.9) to £390 S&PE Bowker & Sons
Brit Blue x
(Av £336.93) to £425 Church Farm Enterprises
Ab Angus to £280
S&PE Bowker & Sons
Saler (Av £193.33)
to £260 RL Wright & Sons
White (Av £73.19) to £140 A&SL Throup; £140 JC&DJ Marshall & Sons
(Av £278.33) to £345 CN Bentley
Brit Blue x
(Av £318) to £405 Church Farm Enterprises
Hereford to £215 JM Smith & Son