Forward: 41 Prime cattle comprising 41 Cast Cattle 2,593 Prime Sheep comprising 2,294 Prime Hoggs, 299 Cast Ewes & Rams 35 Rearing Calves 15 Loads of produce

Cull Cow Prices

Overall Average                                   112.7p/kg             £749.7

Black & White                       to 113.5p/kg                        av 97.7p/kg

Ab Angus                               to 154.5p/kg                        av 143.0p/kg

Limx                                       to 138.5p/kg                        av 123.0p/kg

BBx                                         to 186.5p/kg                        av 143.7p/kg

Top Prices (£ per head or p/kg)

B&W: av 97.7p/kg

£ per head:  £799 £774 GT Booth; £751 EJ Frot; £743 M Baul & Sons; £741 JW Morrell;

p/kg: 113.5p HJ&K Blackwell; 110.5p N Parker; 110.5p G France; 107.5p GT Booth;

Brit Blue: av 1092p/kg

£ per head: £1510 H&S Maudsley; £1100 D&J Carlisle; £1032 CH&C Fearnley; £934 B Lund;

p/kg: 186.5p H&S Maudsley; 139.5p CH&C Fearnley; 132.5p B Lund; 129.5p D&J Carlisle;

Lim: av 123.0p/kg

£ per head: £1052 £1004 SD Bennett; £948 J Drinkall; £834 MD Farms;

p/kg: 138.5p 130.5p SD Bennett; 136.5p J Drinkall; 121.5p CH&OF Hammond;



Overall Average                                   90.5p/kg               £877

Ab Angus

£ per head: £877 PA Whitaker

p/kg: 90.5p PA Whitaker



Prime Sheep

An increased show of sheep this week met with a trade every bit as good as last week to average of 195.2p/kg or £80.49 per head. Lowland lambs were good to sell, commercial export types185p – 195p, a nice sort was 200p – 210p and the best abd the best 230p plus up to 270.5p from Paul Simpson, Bolton by Bowland. Heavy Lambs were dearer the 45kg to 52kg topping £119 per head or 242.2p from Paul Simpson with a strong weight bracket average of 194.2p or £92.45.

In todays offering were 1130 texel types that averaged £85.35 or 199.9p/kg and 204 Beltex types to average £93.84 or 225.1p.

Hill lambs were a sharp trade, especially lightweight horned lambs mainly making 175p – 185p. Mule lambs generally around 180p to 190p, heavy Mules £95.50 from Mark Throup and £96.50 from Roy Nelson.    


Prime Hoggs  – Overall Average  £80.49 per head or 195.2p/kg                                                             

25.5kg to 32.0kg                 to 218.8p/kg         av 179.0p/kg         or £55.75 per head

32.1kg to 35.9kg                 to 210.0p/kg         av 186.0p/kg         or £63.80 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg                 to 270.7p/kg         av 197.9p/kg         or £81.21 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg                 to 242.9p/kg         av 194.2p/kg         or £92.45 per head

52.1kg and over                   to 191.7p/kg         av 181.9p/kg         or £99.73 per head

Beltex average £93.84 per head or 225.1p/kg

£ per head: £119 £111x2 £110 PW Simpson; £109 H Baines; £108 K Marshall; £107 JS Eddleston; £106.50 P Fawcett;

p/kg: 270.7p 255.8p PW Simpson; 265.9p H Baines; 265.4p J Baines; 264.1p JS Eddleston; 263.4p K Marshall;

Suffolk average £84.34 per head or 193.1p/kg

£ per head: £100.50 £91 SD Bennett; £97.50 £95.50 R Emmott; £95.50 E&KM Marshall; £91.50 N Dalby; £91 K Marshall

p/kg: 210.7p H Raw; 204.9p CD&RF Kitching; 203.3p N Dalby; 203.2p R Emmott; 201.2p A Guy & Son; 200.0p C&SB Whitelock

Texel average £85.35 per head or 199.9p/kg

£ per head: £109 K Marshall; £106 £104.50 £103.50 J Baines; £105.50 E&KM Marshall; £104x2 H Baines; £102 CT&EM Hammond;

p/kg: 258.5p J Baines; 253.7p 241.9p H Baines; 242.3p E&KM Marshall; 232.6p 227.1p K Marshall; 231.7p C Crowther;

Mule average £74.41 per head or 181.1p/kg

£ per head: £96.50 C Nelson & Son; £95.50 DM&SV Throup; £82 AJ Taylor; £81 JK Wilson; £80.50 Ashfield Farms;

p/kg: 194.3p JJ Beckwith; 190.0p SM Towler; 187.5p H Raw; 187.1p TE Walker; 186.8p RN Thompson; 186.8p T&A Hird;

Charollais average £76.69 per head or 185.7p/kg

£ per head: £102.50 R Emmott; £102 K Marshall; £93.50 N Dalby; £82 RN Thompson; £78x2 NA Feather;

p/kg: 200.0p K Marshall; £194.8p N Dalby; 190.8p L Throup; 190.7p RN Thompson; 185.7px2 NA Feather;

Swaledale average £61.83 per head or 173.9p/kg

£ per head: £85 JA Drake; £74 FC N M Walker; £74 FG Throup; £72.50 DM&SV Throup; £67 GB&G Grange;

p/kg: 193.2p JA Drake; 184.4p JM&S Tennant; 184.3p AG Horn; 183.8p H Smith; 182.4p SM Towler;

Dalesbred average £59.24 per head or 169.3p/kg

£ per head: £72 pD Bowdin; £61 RH&EA Close; £53.50 KW Gamble; £53.50 I Dowbiggin;

p/kg: 179.4p 170.0p RH&EA Close; 167.4p PD Bowdin; 167.2p KW Gamble;

Cheviot average £83.58 per head or 193.7p/kg

£ per head: £89.50 £88 £86.50 T Kiernan; £78 £67.50 B Dibb;

p/kg: 196.6p 195.6p 194.6p T Kiernan; 187.5p 185.5p B Dibb;

Masham average £82.66 per head or 181.4p/kg

£ per head: £86.50x2 JC&DJ Marshall; £54.50 RH&EA Close;

p/kg: 184.0p 180.0p, JC&DJ Marshall; 175.8p RH&EA Close;

Lleyn average £73.22 per head or 193.3p/kg

£ per head: £80 £78.50 CD&RF Kitching; £75.50 £68.50 GM&SC Pickles;

p/kg: 201.3p 181.8p CD&RF Kitching; 193.6p 190.3p GM&SC Pickles;


Cull Ewes average £72.13

Suffolk to £127.50, Texel to £129.50, BFL to £99.50, Mule to £96.50, Lleyn to £, Swaledale to £45.49, Masham to £77.50, White Faced Woodland to £78.50, Cheviot  to £51.50, Beltex  to £124.50, Zwartbles  to £94.50, Scotch Black Face to £61.50.

Top prices:

Lowland: £129.50 H Barker; £127.50 TJH Procter; £126.50 MJ Beckwith

Mule/Masham: £96.50 JME&C McKenzie; £95.50 PD Marples

Horned: £78.50, £77.50 D Moore; £71.50 TB Moorhouse

Hill: £99.50 JK Wilson; £79.50 N Heseltine

Cast Rams average £83.07

Texel to £128.50 A Fisher; Suffolk to £108.50 P Egerton; Charolais to £109.50 RG Greenwood; Swaledale to £58.50 DB&E Greenwood; BFL to £114.50 CT Akrigg; Lleyn to 83.50 J&J Garnett; Beltex to £78.50 J&J Garnett; Zwartbles to £73.50 J Sugden



35 Rearing Calves to £415

B&W av £66 Cont av £316 Native av £191

Without many calves around trade was strong with black and whites a handy price and without a few plainer calves would of averaged £76. Blues good to sell with small calves still handy money and nicely into the £300’s for most goods and Natives carrying on their strong trade with a bull average of £277.


Calves in demand if you have any close to being ready tip them in.

Bull Calves

Brit Blue x (Av £322) to £415 GD&A Midgley                               

Ab Angus (Av £277) to £295 S Nuttall                                                           

Saler to £190 Town Head Farm Products                                      

Black & White (Av £66) to £115 JR Dodgson & Son                     


Heifer Calves                       

Limousin x to £315 AL Dean & Son                 

Brit Blue x (Av £293) to £315 RL Wright & Son                            

Ab Angus (Av £146) to £180 S Nuttall                                                           




Small Baled Hay                                    to £3.00

Barley Straw Mini Heston                  to £14.50

Wheat Straw Mini Heston                 to £12.00

Wheat Straw Quads                            to £12.00

Wheat Straw Rounds                          to £12.50

Fodder Beet                                         to £20 per ton