MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2016

Forward: 63 Prime cattle comprising 19 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 3 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 41 Cast Cattle. 3,085 Prime Sheep comprising 2743 Old Season Lambs, 342 Cast Ewes & Rams. 40 Rearing Calves. 8 Loads of produce.




 

PLEASE NOTE: OPENING WEEKLY SALE OF SHEEP WITH LAMBS AT FOOT WILL COMMENCE FROM NEXT MONDAY (29th FEB). PLEASE ADVISE ENTRIES TO THE MART OFFICE BY FRIDAYS AT 12noon FOR INCLUSION IN THE ONLINE CATALOGUE

 

Prime Cattle (under 30 mos)

Steers

465-555kg                                             to 251.5p/kg        av. 241.48p/kg

560kg+                                                   to 258.5p/kg        av. 198.92p/kg

Heifers

400-480kg                                             to 255.5p/kg       

485kg+                                                   to 264.5p/kg        av. 226.04p/kg

Top Prices £ per head or p/kg

Steers

£ per head: DJ Bailey (Limx) 1461,1239, SD Bennett (Limx) 1311, JA Drake (Limx) 1263, JM Townsend (Limx) 1233

p/kg: DJ Bailey (Limx) 258.5,240.5, JM Townsend (Limx) 251.5, JR Metcalfe (BBx) 232.5, SD Bennett (Limx) 218.5

Heifers

£ per head: JM Townsend (Limx) 1375, H Downs&Son (Limx) 1345,(Blondex) 1250, DJ Bailey (Limx)1235,1183

p/kg: JM Townsend (Limx) 264.5, JR Metcalfe (BBx) 255.5, H Downs&Son (Limx) 244.5, SD Bennett (Limx) 238.5     

Prime Bull

560kg+                                                   to 128.5p/kg

Top Prices £ per head or p/kg

£ per head: T Riley (Shorthorn) 1047

p/kg: T Riley (Shorthorn) 128.5

Prime Cattle (over 30 mos)

Overall Average                                   118.28p/kg           £800.80

Top Prices £ per head or p/kg

£ per head: M Baul&Sons Ltd (B&W) 924, JC Marshall (B&W) 777

p/kg: M Baul&Sons Ltd (B&W) 127.5, JC Marshall (B&W) 122.5

Cull Cow Prices

Cast cows a much sharper trade with dairies 6p/kg up on the week.

Overall Average                                   96.47p/kg             £661.31

Black & White                       to 118.5p/kg                        av.93.75p/kg

Jersey                                     to 95.5p/kg                          av. 86.05p/kg

Limx                                       to 117.5p/kg                        av.104.69p/kg

Saler                                       to 116.5p/kg                        av.113.63p/kg

AAx                                         to 108.5p/kg                        av.104.91p/kg

Shorthorn                             to 98.5p/kg                         

Top Prices (£ per head or p/kg)

B&W:

£ per head: PJ Bolland 831, M Baul&Sons Ltd 826, GT Booth 798,786,784, RD Metcalfe&Son 751, JSS Verity 746,735,729,724

p/kg: JSS Verity 118.5,106.5,103.5 PJ Bolland 106.5, JC Marshall 104.5, M Baul&Sons Ltd 104.5, RD Metcalfe&Son 99.5

Other Dairy

£ per head: JSS Verity (Jer) 616,522

p/kg: JSS Verity (Jer) 95.5,85.5, H Downs&Son (Jer) 72.5

Cont:

£ per head: Beeston Hall Farms (Saler) 885,768, I Barrett&Son (Limx) 811, J Drinkall Ltd (Limx) 796

p/kg: I Barrett&Son (Limx) 117.5, Beeston Hall Farms (Saler) 116.5,110.5

Native

£ per head: J Drinkall Ltd (AAx) 825,748,715, S&D Robinson (Sh) 704

p/kg: J Drinkall Ltd (AAx) 108.5,103.5,102.5, S&D Robinson (Sh) 98.5

MATURE BULL

Overall Average                                   138.04p/kg           £1314.55

Top Prices £ per head or p/kg

£ per head: DL Leeming Ltd (Sim) 1427, S&D Robinson (Lim) 1203

p/kg: DL Leeming Ltd (Sim) 138.5, S&D Robinson (Lim) 137.5

 

Prime Sheep

A slightly smaller show of sheep today, and a more varied selection as well. Smart sorts were stand on from last week, Hayley Baines showing lambs for Messrs Saffrey was top of the pops at £116 per head or 294.9p. In addition, Kevin Marshall, Martin Brown, Jimmy Towler, Paul Simpson, Charlie Clarke and Ben Simpson from Hope Valley all topping £110 per head or 280p/kg for Continental lambs. Nice prime sorts were either side of £2, whilst a commercial type was 180p-185p. Lowland Heavies were a varied trade, good sorts 190p-210p, commercials 170-180p. Mule lambs maintained recent trade of £30-£35 over the weight, whilst fed horned lambs getting into season, nice prime weight  170p plus, nice lightweights either side of 160p.

 

Old Season Lambs  – Overall Average  £80.49 per head or 189.05p/kg

25.5kg to 32.0kg                 to 256.3p/kg         av 162.91p/kg      or £49.57 per head

32.1kg to 35.9kg                 to 277.9p/kg         av 178.85p/kg      or £60.58 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg                 to 294.9p/kg         av 192.37p/kg      or £79.17 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg                 to 238.3p/kg         av 177.89p/kg      or £86.46 per head

52.1kg and over   to 185.5p/kg         av 163.81p/kg      or £92.12 per head

Beltex average £97.76 per head or 245.85p/kg

£ per head: £116, £115, £114 K Saffrey; £115 K Marshall; £114 AM&HV Brown; £112 WA&VJ&JA Towler; £112 AC Simpson

p/kg: 294.9p 292.3p, 290p K Saffrey; 292.3p AM&HV Brown; 292.1p, 286.8p PW Simpson; 284.2p R&VM Clarke; 

Suffolk average £79.36 per head or 180.59p/kg

£ per head: £93 Brafferton Manor Farm; £91.50 AC Simpson; £89 TJH Proctor; £88 CD&RF Kitching; £86.50 AC Simpson;

p/kg: 202.2p Brafferton Manor Farms; 200p CD&RF Kitching; 198.8px2 CD&RF Kitching; 197.6p Watson Livestock;

Texel average £81 per head or 190.59p/kg

£ per head: £111 S Asquith; £107 I Marsden; £103 K Saffrey; £102, £101.50, £101 I Marsden; £101 R&VM Clarke

p/kg: 252.5p R&VM Clarke; 252.3p S Asquith; 251.2p K Saffrey; 247.4p M&B Allen; 234.1p R Crabtree & Son;

Mule average £74.25 per head or 175.7p/kg

£ per head: £90 M&B Allen; £86, £81 N&J&S Taylor; £81 J Drinkall Ltd; £80 DM&SV Throup; £80 x2 AC Simpson

p/kg: 183.7p, 182.1p, 181.4p x2, 181p, 179.2p N&J&S Taylor; 181p CD&RF Kitching; 177.8p R&VM Clarke

Charollais average £76.72 per head or 171.34p/kg

£ per head: £83.50 RG Church Ltd; £79 B Dibb; £73 DM&SV Throup; £57 W Banks & Son

p/kg: 185.6p RG Church; 173.8p DM&SV Throup; 161.2p B Dibb; 154.1p W Banks

Lleyn average £75.69 per head or 184.09p/kg

£ per head: £79, £76 CD&RF Kitching; £77.50, £75, £64 RG&SJ Paul; £56 T Riley

p/kg: 190p, 188.1p CD&RF Kitching; 184.5p, 182.9p, 164.1p RG&SJ Paul

Swaledale average £65.35 per head or 165.51p/kg

£ per head: £79 N&J&S Taylor; £75.50(x4) JL&J Pate; £73 JW Sayer & Son; £73 RG Church Ltd; £72.50 JL&J Pate

p/kg: 175.6p(x4) JL&J Pate; 173.8p RG Church Ltd; 172.6p JL&J Pate; 171.8p W Mason & Son; 170.7p JL&J Pate

Cheviot average £72.9 per head or 180.59p/kg

£ per head: £82.50 G&JN Booth; £80, £76.50, £68, £66.50 JM&VJ Howard Ltd;

p/kg: 182.1p, 181.8p, 179.7p, 178.9p JM&VJ Howard Ltd; 175.50p G&JN Booth

SBF average £76.28 per head or 184.09p/kg

£ per head: £85, £77.50, £74x2 J&E Slater;

p/kg: 193.2p, 185p, 184.5p, 180.5p J&E Slater

 

 

 

Cull Ewes average £53.38

Suffolk to £81.5, Texel to £106.5, BFL to £95.50, Mule to £57.69, Lleyn to £62.50, Swaledale to £58.50, Charolais to £114.50, Cheviot  to £58.50, Beltex  to £74.50.

Top prices:

Lowland: £114.50, £107.50 CW Marwood; £106.50 T Blackwell

Mule/Masham: £65.50 GB Moorhouse; £64.50 J Howard;  

Horned: £58.50 W Banks; £48.50 JA &JH Hewetson;

Hill: £62.50 GM&SC Pickles;  

Cast Rams average £61.01

Texel to £83.50 CW Marwood & Son; Suffolk to £59.50 R&DA Earnshaw; Swaledale to £40.50 JK Wilson; Dalesbred to £64.50 JK Wilson; Beltex to £78.50 RD Riley; Hampshire to £81.50 MG Beckwith

 

 

40 Rearing Calves to £370

B&W av £76 Cont av £334 Native av £214

A handy show of calves for a non - dairy day with all sections hard fought over. The better end of the black whites were a strong trade with an odd bobby calf bringing the average back but healthy calves today were well into the £80’s and past £100 with Stephen Marshall of West End taking the top price at £135.

 

Watson’s of Horton pasture topped the natives with and MRI bred Hereford bull reaching £330 for a 26 day old calf. With Robert Metcalfe of Brearton receiving a strong trade for 5 Limousin Bull calves 40 – 50 days old averaging £345 with the days joint top price being to British Blue Bulls from Martyn Jennings and Paul & Janet Bolland at £370.

 

NB: Strong show expected next week with two seperate runs of 10 – 15 Angus and Continentals plus other healthy entries.     

 

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £346) to £365           RD Metcalfe                         

Brit Blue x (Av £355) to £370           MP Jennings                         

Hereford (Av £221) to £330             C Watson              

Ab Angus (Av £200) to £200             DA Fort

Black & White (Av £76) to £135       JC&DJ Marshall                    

                                                                               

Heifer Calves                       

Limousin x (Av £223) to £295           JC&DJ Marshall                    

Brit Blue x (Av £270) to £365           J Gooch                 

Hereford (Av £175) to £175             C Watson                                                              

Saler (Av £60) to £60                          Townhead Farm                                  

 

PRODUCE

Hay                         Mini Hestons                        to £26 per bale

                                Quads                                     to £50 per tonne

                                Small Bale                              to £2.20 per bale

Haylage                  Quads                     `               to £20 per bale

Wheat Straw        Mini Hestons                        to £10 per bale

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: OPENING WEEKLY SALE OF SHEEP WITH LAMBS AT FOOT WILL COMMENCE FROM NEXT MONDAY (29th FEB). PLEASE ADVISE ENTRIES TO THE MART OFFICE BY FRIDAYS AT 12noon FOR INCLUSION IN THE ONLINE CATALOGUE