MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2012

MARKET REPORT - WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2012 207 HEAD OF CATTLE Comprising: 82 Young Feeding Bulls, 114 Bullocks & Heifers, 11 Breeding Cattle CCM Auctions held their final cattle sale of 2012 and trade signed off in good style. All classes were good to sell, strong bullocks and heifers were especially well sought, whilst suckled calves of all types could have been sold in much greater number.

FORTNIGHTLY SALE OF YOUNG FEEDING BULLS, STORE BULLOCKS & HEIFERS, BREEDING CATTLE

FORWARD:  207 HEAD OF CATTLE
Comprising:  82 Young Feeding Bulls, 114 Bullocks & Heifers, 11 Breeding Cattle

CCM Auctions held their final cattle sale of 2012 and trade signed off in good style. All classes were good to sell, strong bullocks and heifers were especially well sought, whilst suckled calves of all types could have been sold in much greater number.

Entries for the opening sale of 2013 to be held on Wednesday 9th January are now being taken when there will be an entry of 250 to 300 young feeding bulls and 500 to 600 Bullocks & Heifers, including many Annual consignments of Strong Continental cross cattle, many runs being 18 to 22 months old.

PRICES AND AVERAGES

YOUNG BULLS – Continental x average £905 Native average £607

Charollais x         to £915 av £854                 TOP PRICE – J&AJ Coates

Limousin x           to £1330 av £914               TOP PRICE – JH&SM Mason

Blonde x              to £720                                 TOP PRICE – R&VJ Brown

British Blue x      to £1310 av £931               TOP PRICE – JH&SM Mason

Simmental x       to £815                                 TOP PRICE – JE&AC Clarke

Beef S’Horn        to £845                                 TOP PRICE – JE&AC Clarke

Highland              to £510                                 TOP PRICE – Bell Bros

MIR                        to £930                                 TOP PRICE – B Spensley Ltd

Black & White     to £735 av £594                 TOP PRICE – Bell Bros

Principle Prices:  £1330 £1310x3 JH&SM Mason; £1160 £1130 £1120 £1010 I Barrett & Son; £1030 £970 Frankland Farms; £1005 £930x2 J Bentham & Son; £965 E&SCL Harker & Son; £930 B Spensley Ltd;

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLS

(£15 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £1310 JH&SM Mason

(£10 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £850 JE&AC Clarke

STORE BULLOCKS – Continental x average £829, Native average £780

Charolais x          to £930 av £782                 TOP PRICE – D Beck

Limousin x           to £1160 av £877               TOP PRICE – AV Caton

Blonde x              to £1030 av £882               TOP PRICE – DV Holland

British Blue x      to £885 av £707                 TOP PRICE – DV Holland

Simmental x       to £930                                 TOP PRICE – D Beck

Ab Angus             to £905 av £777                 TOP PRICE – DV Holland

Swd Red              to £700                                 TOP PRICE – W Wildman

Black & White    to £840 av £782                 TOP PRICE – D Beck

Principle Prices:  £1160x3 £1095 AV Caton; £1030 £985x2 £905 £885 DV Holland; £1010 £995 C Nelson & Son;  £930x2 £920 D Beck

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE BULLOCKS

(£15 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £1160 AV Caton

(£10 Prize)  3 Lim x @ £865 DV Holland

STORE HEIFERS – Continental x average £816, Native average £601

Charolais x          to £1150 av £910               TOP PRICE – AV Caton

Limousin x           to £1180 av £796               TOP PRICE – DG Johnson

Blonde x              to £1135 av £933               TOP PRICE – AV Caton

British Blue x      to £910 av £782                 TOP PRICE – I Barrett & Son

Simmental x       to £960 av £865                 TOP PRICE – G&H Sztejnke

Bazadaise            to £760                                 TOP PRICE – FG Throup

A. Angus              to £720 av £601                 TOP PRICE – E Jacques

Principle Prices:  £1180 £1080 £900 DG Johnson; £1150x3 £1135x2 AV Caton; £1020 C Nelson & Son; £960 G&H Sztejnke; £910 I Barrett; £890 £880 J Verity & Son; £880 E Hardman

TOP PRICE PEN OF THREE OR MORE HEIFERS

(£15 Prize) 3 Lim x @ £1150 AV Caton

(£10 Prize) 3 Ab Ang @ £720 E Jacques

BREEDING CATTLE

Lim In Calf Cow 5 months                             to £1240

Lim In Calf Cow 4 ½ months                         to £1060

Lim In Calf Cow 4 months                             to £1030

Lim In Calf Cow 3 ½ months                         to £1100

Lim In Calf Cow 3 months                             to £1000