MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 20TH JANUARY 2014 CALVES

Rearing Calves to £450 (44) B&W av £110.38 Cont av £369.23 Native av £132.50 The smallest entry for a long time but one of the most electric atmospheres, all calves were a pleasure to sell with black and whites were on fire with buyers in abundance looking for good well fed calves that they have struggled to source elsewhere. Mark Houseman of Church Farm Enterprises topped black and white calves with 1 ½ Holstein Bull for £140 but was closely run by David Booth, Broom House, Earby who had another Holstein at £135 with 15 of the 21 Black and Whites realising over £100 Despite only 14 Blues being forward 6+ buyers were all competing hard for those top quality continentals. A good trade for Natives also considering the size and age, all sold to a good price. Dairy Sale Next week with calves wanted.

Rearing Calves to £450 (44)

B&W av £110.38 Cont av £369.23 Native av £132.50

The smallest entry for a long time but one of the most electric atmospheres, all calves were a pleasure to sell with black and whites were on fire with buyers in abundance looking for good well fed calves that they have struggled to source elsewhere.

Mark Houseman of Church Farm Enterprises topped black and white calves with 1 ½ Holstein Bull for £140 but was closely run by David Booth, Broom House, Earby who had another Holstein at £135 with 15 of the 21 Black and Whites realising over £100 Despite only 14 Blues being forward 6+ buyers were all competing hard for those top quality continentals.  A good trade for Natives also considering the size and age, all sold to a good price. Dairy Sale Next week with calves wanted.

 

Bull Calves

Brit Blue x (Av £379) to £450 G Booth

Ab Angus (Av £152.50) to £200 Church Farm Ents

Saler (Av £230) to £230 RL Wright

Brown Swiss (Av £117.50) to £140 E Bradley & Son                   

Black & White (Av £110) to £140 Church Farm Ents

                                                                               

Heifer Calves                       

Brit Blue x (Av £336) to £350 Church Farm Ents                          

Ab Angus (Av £91.50) to £115 DL DM J Heron                                                             

Black & White (Av £32) to £32 G Booth