STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2017

Forward: 908 head of cattle Comprising: 283 Young Feeding Bulls, 8 Beef Feeding Cows, 579 Bullocks & Heifers, 38 Pedigree & Beef Breeding Cattle. Young bulls witnessed a trade a shade easier to a fortnight ago with the difference being in the 400kg bulls. RS Harker & Son leading the prices with a Limousin bull at £1380 and also took the pen of three top price with three limousin’s at £1170. Overall average for all the bulls was £1006. Still plenty of Spring 2016 bulls making between £850 and £1050.



Another strong number of bullocks and heifers forward for the second sale of February. The trade was very similar to a fortnight ago with strong bullocks and heifers on the receiving end of some fierce bidding, John Walmsley of Pleasington saw his pen of three Limousin Bullocks hit £1200 with Ned Simpsons pen of 4 heifers hitting £1140.  

 

 Smart bullocks and heifers were at a premium as well today with the annual Craven Champions show cattle drawing buyers from far and wide to sample the best Skipton has to offer. 10 – 12 month old bullocks and heifers witnessed a strong trade from start to finish with well shaped and stylish cattle regularly exceeding expectations. H Harvey & Son, Norfolk got in amongst the highest priced pens with three 11 month old bullocks at £1140.  

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 1st MARCH 2017.

 

740 HEAD comprising 200 Young Bulls,  10-15 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 500 Bullocks and Heifers & 25 Breeding Cattle

 

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 22nd February

 


Prices and Averages

Young Bulls – Continental x average £1014, Native average £760

 

Charollais x (Av £1001)

£1185 £1115x2 £1095x3 £1050 D Pawson; £990 £965 £910x2 J&AJ Coates; ;

Limousin x (Av £1008)

£1380 £1300 RS Harker; £1300 JE Cowperthwaite; £1240 JM&SP Cooper; £1230 JA&J Harper; £1200 R Wilson; £1200 BS Simpson;

Brit Blue x (Av £1031)

£1265x2 £1245 £1200 KG Wilkinson; £12220£1145 WH&MA Keighley; £1200 S&P Scrivin; £1200 S&T Fawcett;  

Ab Angus (Av £785)

£880 I Townson; £690 R Bamforth;

Simmental (Av £1002)

£1230 £1220 £1110 £1100 £1090 £1070 G Lumb & Son; £1135 R Wilson; £1000 G Mellin; £850x3 J&AJ Coates;

Blonde (Av £1005)

£1290 Saddle End Farm; £1230 £1100 JA&J Harper; £1200 £1090 JN Gardner; £1060 JJ&D Cowking; £1050 JE Cowperthwaite;

Saler (Av £796)

£830 £780x2 AMS Robinson;

Devon (Av £856)

£870 £860 £840 A Leadbeater;

Stabiliser (Av £990)

£1080 £900 R Holroyd;

 

Top price pen of three or more bulls

(£15 Prize) 3 Lim @ £1170 RS Harker & Son

(£10 Prize) 5 Blue @ £1100 S&P Scrivin

 

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £831

 

Limousin              to £960 av £735

Brit Blue              to £600

Bazadaise             to £920

Piemontese          to £970

Hereford              to £690

Charolais             to £950 av £943

 


Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1037, Native average £849

Charollais x (Av £1059)

£1240 £1210 £1100x2 A Guy & Son; £1200 £1165 £1160 A Fawcett; £680x2 DM Neave;

Limousin x (Av £1032)

£1450 CT Akrigg; £1420 K&GJ Huck; £1350 AM&E Hartley; £1340 G&R Bulmer; £1280 JG Hall; £1260 £1240 JE Mawer; £1250 JK Wilson;

Brit Blue x (Av £1055)

£1600 JC Walker & Son; £1550 £1320 £1250 H Harvey & Son; £1260 S Horsfield; £1200x2 G&R Bulmer; £1185 D Garstang;

Ab Angus (Av £822)

£1090 DL Paul; £1040 JA Throup; £990x3 KM&L Throup; £960 £790 JA&E Metcalfe; £710x3 DM Neave;  

Blonde (Av £979)

£1310 £1130 K&GJ Huck; £1180 J Baines; £1140 E&M Townley; £1080 E&M Townley; £1070 S Horsfield;

Shorthorn (Av £966)

£1160 RA Caton; £870x2 R Dodson;

Simmental (Av £1070)

£1120 A Fawcett; £1020 Whalley Corn Mills;

Black & White (Av £703)

£785x2 JJ Beckwith; £770x7 S Mawson; £760 JT Rushton; £750 A Butler;

 

Top price pen of three or more bullocks

(£15 Prize) 3 Lim @ £1200 JP Walmsley

(£10 Prize) 3 Lim @ £1140 H Harvey & Son

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £956, Native average £906

Charollais x (Av £866)

£1150 £1110 £1075 £1040x3 A Fawcett; £900x3 RM Wilson; £795x2 J&M Blakey;;

Limousin x (Av £915)

£1450 K&GJ Huck; £1300 BL&R Lund; £1260 JW Stockdale; £1260 J Pickles; £1230 N Fretwell; £1220x2 £1210 E&M Townley; £1210 R&SH Stainton;

Brit Blue x (Av £)

£3200 £1450 £1400 JH&SM Mason; £1800 £1500 £1450 JC Walker & Son; £1450 J&G Huck; £1450 D Broadbent; £1400 S&T Fawcett; £1400 MR Ewbank; 

Ab Angus (Av £911)

£960 £900x6 KM&L Throup; £940 B Spensley; £920 JA Throup; £890 G&R Bulmer;  

Bazadaise (Av £838)

£990 DL Paul; £910 £850 £840 £790x2 Bosworth;

Simmental (Av £1080)

£1140 £1110 A Fawcett; £990 DL Paul;

Hereford (Av £935)

£980 G&R Bulmer; £890 JA Throup;

 

Top price pen of three or more heifers

(£15 Prize) 4 Lim @ £1120 E&AM Simpson

(£10 Prize) 3 Blue @ £1100 H Horsfield

 

 

38 Beef Breeding Cattle Inc 13 Pedigree & Pure Bred Beef Breeding Cattle

At the Early Spring Pedigree Event Messrs WE Swales & Son Ltd won the Championship with a 2015 Pedigree Limousin heifer sired by Kaprico Firecrest, a sympa son which joined D Lumley & Sons for 1900gns.

Leading price was Messrs W Richardson & Son with a 2014 Rocky son selling for 2400gns and a 2015 bull bred back to Ronick Hawk which also made 2400gns.

 

Judge: John Mason

Best Bull –

1st S Tate Lot 5

2nd D Hanson Lot 2

3rd S Tate Lot 6

Best Female –

1st WE Swales & Son Lot 13

2nd WE Swales & Son Lot 11

3rd WE Swales & Son Lot 12

Champion – WE Swales & Son  

Reserve – S Tate

 

Senior Brit Blue Bulls                       to 1750gns

Senior Pure Bred Lim Bulls              to 2400gns

Junior Ped Lim Bulls                        to 2000gns av £1523

Ped Lim Maiden Hfrs                       to 1900gns av £1838

 

 

Breeding Cattle

 

Lim Hfr with Lim x Bull Calves                      to £2200

Lim Hfr with Lim x Hfr Calves                       to £2100

Lim Cow with Lim x Hfr Calves                    to £1650

Lim Cow with Lim x Bull Calves                   to £1450

Sim Hfrs with Lim x Bull Calves                    to £1550

Here Hfrs with Lim c Hfr Calves                    to £1400

BBX Hfrs Incalf                                               to £1350