MARKET REPORT- WEDNESDAY 14th APRIL 2014

Forward: 520 head of cattle Comprising: 119 Young Feeding Bulls, 370 Bullocks & Heifers, 30 Breeding Cattle & 1 Grazing Cow At the special Spring Prize Show & Sale of Store Bullocks & Heifers the judge, Mr Stephen Maskill of Hebden Bridge made the prize awards below. Sale sponsors were Massey Bros Feeds of Walton le Dale, Preston. Trade in general was decent, buyers obviously keeping an eye on prime trade when purchasing strong short keep cattle, but plenty of interest in grazing and summering cattle.



HEIFERS

Class 1 – Brit Blue x

1st – KA&HL Fawcett selling for £1280 to JM Townsend

2nd – JC Walker & Son selling for £1320 to JM Townsend

3rd – E&M Townley & Son selling for £1230 to JB Eastwood

Class 2 – Limousin x

1st – J&G Huck selling for £1140 to JM Townsend

2nd – C Cropper selling for £1120 to JM Townsend

3rd – J&G Huck selling for £1090 to JM Townsend

Class 3 – Any Other Breed

1st – E&M Townley selling for £1080 to JM Townsend

BULLOCKS

Class 2 – Limousin

1st – E&M Townley selling for £1040 to JM Townsend

 

Champion – KH&L Fawcett selling for £1280 to JM Townsend

Reserve – E&M Townley selling for £1040 to JM Townsend

 

PRICES AND AVERAGES

Young Bulls – Continental x average £888, Native Average £682

Charollais x          to £920 av £900                 Top Price – RM Wilson

Limousin x           to £1230 av £854               Top Price – S & T Fawcett

Blonde x              to £970 av £833                 Top Price – S Kenny

British Blue x       to £1320 av £988               Top Price – R Davey

Simmental x        to £920 av £870                 Top Price –C & RH Weatherhead

Ab Angus             to £680 av £642                 Top Price –MD Farms Ltd

Saler                   to £840 av £840                 Top Price – Bents Farms Ltd

Black & White       to £210 av £210                 Top Price – M Ryder & Sons

 

Principle Prices:  

£1320 R Davey; £1250 £1230 £1200 S&T Fawcett; £1180 £1100x2 B Lund; £1160 £1130 £1060 EW&JR Parkinson; £1100 E&AM Simpson; £1080 TC Altham; £1080 E&SCL Harker; £1080 D&S Hollings; £1080 DG Johnson;

£1070 L Mellin; £1070x5 WA&VJ&JA Towler; £1060 G&H Sztejnke;

 

Top price pen of three or more bulls

(£15 Prize)  5 Lim x @ £1070 WA&VJ&JA Towler, Grindleton

(£10 Prize)  3 Sim x @ £850 J&AJ Coates & Son, Westhouse

 

 

Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1023, Native average £877

Charolais x          to £1090 av £984               Top Price – KP Drinkall

Limousin x           to £1160 av £1013             Top Price – A Wainwright & Sons

Blonde x              to £950 av £903                 Top Price – TE & S Ridding

British Blue x       to £1180 av £1061             Top Price – JSS Verity

Ab Angus            to £1185 av £951               Top Price – JSS Verity

Hereford             to £1190 av £1092             Top Price – KP Drinkall

MRI                    to £1025 av £968               Top Price –Messrs B Spensley Ltd

Mont Bel             to £790 av £790                 Top Price – J Howarth

Black & White     to £735 av £715                 Top Price –J Howarth

 

Principle Prices:  

£1090x2 KP Drinkall; £1185 £1180x2 £1165 £1010x4 JSS Verity; £1165 £1140 £1115x5 B Spensley Ltd; £1160 RL Phillips; £1160 £1150 £1135 A Wainwright; £1155 WF Naylor; £1145 JA Drake; £1140x2 H&SMD Lund; £1135 WP&B Walker;

 

Top price pen of three or more bullocks

(£15 Prize)  3 Brit Blue x @ £1115 B Spensley Ltd, Thorlby

(£10 Prize)  4 Brit Blue x @ £1110 JSS Verity, Whitewell

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £878, Native average £820

Charolais x           to £1280 av £812               Top Price – MD Farms Ltd

Limousin x           to £1245 av £861               Top Price –KP Drinkall

Blonde x              to £1200 av £898               Top Price – K & C Hird Ltd

British Blue x       to £1320 av £922               Top Price – JC Walker & Son

Simmental x        to £785 av £707                 Top Price – N Tiffin

Ab Angus             to £985 av £839                 Top Price – C Wellock & Son

Black & White      to £690 av £690                 Top Price – JSS Verity

Bazadaise            to £1080 av £1033             Top Price – R Holmes

 

Principle Prices:  

£1320 £1150 JC Walker; £1280 £1165 KA&HL Fawcett; £1280 MD Farms; £1255 £1245 KP Drinkall; £1245 £1140 J&G Huck; £1230 E&M Townley; £1200x3 £1195 K&C Hird; £1175x2 B Spensley Ltd; £1155x2 JSS Verity; £1150 £1140 E&M Townley; £1150 JD Taylor; £1135 R Holmes;

 

Top price pen of three or more heifers

(£15 Prize) 3 Bld X @ £1010 R Holmes, Crossroads

(£10 Prize) 3 Lim x @ £975 J Walmsley, Pleasington

 

 

Breeding Cattle

 

Hereford Cow with Lim Calf                         to £700

Lim x Cow with Sim x Calf                           to £980

Brit Blue x Cow with AB Angus                    to £1180

 

Dispersal from JR Smith

Charollais x Incalf Cow                                 to £980 av £837

Simmental x Incalf Cow                                to £1020 av £900

Limousin x Incalf Cow                                   to £940 av £805

Brit Blue x Incalf Cow                                   to £980 av £770