Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle.
Forward: 367 head of cattle
Comprising: 366 Feeding Cattle (48 Young Bulls, 43 Beef Feeding Cows, 275 Bullocks & Heifers) & 1 Breeding Cattle.
Feeding Bulls – an exceptional trade for an entry 94% of which were under 12months and an average of £967. Premium quality young bulls were £1000 to £1300 and trade were supported by a number of extra buyers looking to keep finishing pens full for the New Year.
Feeding Cows – customers were keen to secure cattle for the New Year trade. The edge just of the heaviest short keep cows inline with current factory returns.
Store Cattle – A tremendous show of cattle in today with more spark ringside on all classes. Strong top-grade Lim Blks £1200-£1340 with P&E Fox of Clitheroe reaching the joint top price of £1400 for one of his Bullocks and M Ryder also making £1400 for three of his Limousin Bullocks.
Limousin heifers a similar trade with more sweet sorts of heifers in at the £1200-£1280 mark. Proctors Farms made £1300 for a lovely smart heifer as well as D&FJ Leeming, Harrogate also making £1300 for two of his Lim Heifers. M Ryder, Harrogate got prices of £1440 and £1330 for 2 of his Heifers and RS&HA Davey making £1400 for his.
Blue bullocks sold to a top price from A Beresford, Halton West £1250 followed by vendor MP Jennings reaching £1200 for two his dairy bred strong blue bullocks. Best blue bullocks £1120-£1200 with other good thick sorts with a touch less size £1080-£1100. Some younger feeding sorts £800-£920.
Blue heifers similar to the bullocks with plenty of purchasers ringside for these goods. Best grade cattle £1250 and large heavies’ same price. Good strong Blue Heifers £1080-£1170. Smaller sorts of farming cattle, although very few in, but in the £760-£840 region.
Natives sold to a flying trade with 41 Angus bullocks selling to an average of £991. Young 4-5-month-old long term goods sold tremendous at £480-£550. Strong heavies sold to a top of £1420 again from Bargh Bros, Bracewell. D&J Coates, Skipton sold 4 Angus Blks at £1200 and above. Other strong Angus sold in the £1100-£1140 region. Younger end of feeders £910-£970.
Native heifers very few in but all selling very well top end £1050, medium size with flesh £830-£880.
Black and White steers sold well with plenty of large bullock buyers ringside for these goods and a total average of £914 for the 29 on sale. Top price £1000 from H Downs & Son, Caeleton. Big end of fleshy pens £980-£1000 with slightly smaller types but still plenty of size and cover on at £860-£920 as well as large lean sorts making this price.
** IMPORTANT NOTICE RE: STORE CATTLE SALES**
TO ASSIST US RUN THE SALES SMOOTHLY, WE POLITELY REQUEST THAT VENDORS FULLY COMPLETE BOTH THE “GREEN ENTRY FORM” AND “WHITE SALE ORDER FORM” BEFORE ARRIVING AT THE MART SO THAT STAFF ARE FULLY AWARE OF YOUR INSTRUCTIONS FOR SALE.
VENDORS ARE PRE-ALLOCATED LOT NUMBERS IN THE CATALOGUE FOR EACH SECTION, AND THESE MUST BE USED WHEN COMPLETING YOUR GREEN ENTRY FORM, AND ALSO USED WHEN COMPLETING YOUR WHITE SALE ORDER FORM, PLEASE DO NOT PUT EAR NUMBERS ON THE WHITE SALE ORDER FORM.
WE WILL THEN TICKET YOUR CATTLE AS PER YOUR INSTRUCTIONS AND PUT THEM IN YOUR PRE-SALE PENS.
ONE REPRESENTATIVE PER FARM MAY COME TO MARKET TO SORT AND SELL CATTLE, IF YOU REQUIRE HELP WITH THIS PLEASE CONTACT AN AUCTIONEER OR THE MART FOREMAN PRIOR TO SALE DAY AND WE WILL MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO HELP YOU. THANKYOU
CHRISTMAS SHOW & SALE
WEDNESDAY 9th DECEMBER 2020.
560 HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 50 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 400 Bullocks and Heifers
& 10 Breeding Cattle
Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 2nd December
Prices and Averages
Young Bulls Overall average £969 (Cont av £973 Native av £903)
Simmental x (Av £985)
£1045 £955 JD Loftus;
Limousin x (Av £978)
£1300 £1000 E Towned; £1290 £1200 £1070 £1060 Procters Farm; £1000 C Bamforth; £980 RG&H Preece;
Brit Blue x (Av £967)
£1130 £1010 Messrs Coates; £1100 £1010 S Horsfield; £955 JE&AC Clarke; £945 T&S Blades; £890 D Broadbent;
Ab Angus (Av £930)
£970 JE&AC Clarke; £890 SJ&RK Handley; ;
Hereford (Av £850)
£850 I Campbell;
Pathanaise (Av £926)
£960 £910 R&E Pollard;
Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £711
Simmental to £870 av £700
Limousin to £1090 av £778
Blonde to £600
AA to £1000 av £580
Shorthorn to £980 av £877
Galloway to £750 av £745
Saler to £640
Brit Blue to £1060 av £668
Hereford to £1150
Pathanaise to £920
B&W to £500
Gelveih to £900
Longhorn to £440
Top prices - £1150 £1000 D Garstang; £1090 J Pickles; £1060 E Townend; £1010 £1000 JM Wilson & Sons; £970 D&S Hollins; £960 GT Booth;
Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1073, Native average £954
Simmental x (Av £984)
£1110 B Mellin; £1090 H Downs & Son; £920 JW Barker; £850 Beeston Hall; £780 M Mallinson;
Limousin x (Av £1117)
£1400 M Ryder & Sons; £1400 £1370 £1310 £1280 P&E Fox; £1360 £1260 H Downs & Son; £1285 JW Stockdale;
Blonde (Av £1060)
£1060 H Downs;
Ab Angus (Av £998)
£1420 Bargh Bros; £1230 £1200 D&J Coates; £1135 JA&JC Throup; £1105 MJ Holmes; £1100 R&K Gemmell;
Saler x (Av £940)
£940 Beeston Hall;
Brit Blue x (Av £1093)
£1250 A Beresford; £1200 £1125 MP Jennings; £1200 N&J Thwaite; £1190 £1140 E&EM Burrow; £1100 JA&JC Throup;
Hereford (Av £855)
£1050 JA&JC Throup; £925 £800 GCL Stephenson; £800 SR&DJ Petty;
Shorthorn (Av £1060)
£1060 New York Farms;
B&W (Av £914)
£1000 £980 £890 £885 £860 H Downs; £920 GD&JC Holme & Sin; £920 SR&DJ Petty; £860 B Mellin;
Mont (Av £980)
£1010 £950 H Downs;
Store Heifers – Continental x average £1046, Native average £811
Charollais x (Av £1155)
£1160 T Atkinson; £1150 Thornhill Fenwick;
Simmental (Av £940)
£940 Beeston Hall;
Limousin x (Av £1049)
£1440 £1330 M Ryder & Son; £1400 RS&HA Davey; £1300 £1220 D&FJ Leeming; £1300 £1270 Procters Farm; £1290 C Schofield; £1220 C Nelson & Son;
Blonde (Av £1072)
£1170 £970 JH Throup; £980 D&P Brown;
Ab Angus (Av £772)
£1050 R&K Gemell; £990 GJ Edwards; £850 £830 D Wood;
Linc Red (Av £1010)
£1070 £990 £970 D&P Brown;
Brit Blue x (Av £1016)
£1260 D&FJ Leeming; £12520 Bargh Bros; £1170 £1100 £1080 £1080 JA&JC Throup; £1170 AJ&GH Bland; £1090 GT Booth;
B&W x (Av £1050)
£1050 MP Jennings;
Shorthorn (Av £881)
£990 £845 New York Farms;
Bazadaise (Av £1235)
£1260 £1240 £1205 RS&HA Davey;
Fortnightly Breeding Cattle –
Pedigree Lim Bull to £1700
Skipton Auction Mart
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