FEEDING & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 22ND JUNE 2022

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 313 head of cattle Comprising: 301 Feeding Cattle (58 Young Bulls, 33 Beef Feeding Cows, 210 Bullocks & Heifers) & 12 Breeding Cattle.


 

OPENING SALE OF STORE LAMBS
Wednesday 13th July 2022
Entries to Mart Office by 4pm Monday 4th July

 

MACHINERY & AGRI TRADER SALE
Saturday 9th July at Skipton Auction Mart
Tractors, ATVs, Farm Machinery, Livestock Equipment, Plant, Stone, Timber.

 

 

Feeding Bulls

Strong forward bulls a very good enquiry regardless of age, but some smaller commercial sorts not as big for age finding things harder going. John Lancaster of Bordley was leading the prices this week at £1680 with a 12mo Limousin followed at £1600 with an 11mo Limousin, both stronger sorts moving forward. Others over £1500 were Jeff Pickles Ribblehead £1550 (Blonde 12mo), Johny & Neil Cowperthwaite Eldroth at £1540 (Blonde 13mo) and Mick Carr Horton In Ribblesdale £1530 (Lim 9mo)


Feeding Cows

An excellent enquiry for meated short keep cows and good genuine grazers, with a couple of premium pure bred types at £2000 and £1950 helped to propel the average today to £1267. Paul Baines of Gisburn was the price leader at £2000, closely followed by Chris & Tom Akrigg of Cray in Upper Wharfedale at £1950 and £1720. Native cows sold to £1540 for a Shorthorn from JM Daggett Burnsall. Half meat strong framed cows for grazing in very good demand.


Stores
Store cattle trading tremendous today with smart goods and strong feeding cattle a fiery trade.

Purchasers competed for the native bullocks and heifers with Shorthorn bullocks selling to avg £1353. A tremendous run of Shorthorn Bullocks from A Fawcett, Harrogate sold from £1350 to heights of £1490. Angus bullocks sold to £1365 from KM&L Throup, Silsden with strong feeders £1250-£1300 and the grade smaller feeding bullocks either side of £1180. Native heifers sold well again with prices very favorable for vendors. Good meat feeding heifers £1100-£1190 and the plainer feeding cattle trading either side of £1000. Large feeding suckler bred Hereford heifers sold to £1450 from K Lister & Sons, Kettlewell.

A very good show of continental bullocks and heifers in today’s sale. Dairy bred blue bullocks traded well with pen after pen £1300-£1375 and the biggest thick bullocks sold at £1400 plus with top price of £1495 from EW&E Lucas, Blackburn. Slightly smaller or plainer feeding bullocks £1200-£1280. Blue heifers again a real trade. Brian Kaye, Sheffield sold his best dairy bred heifer to £1400. Plenty of feeding heifers with weight either side of £1300 and strong framed beast £1200-£1260. Next grade down sold in the £1080-£1150 range.

Beast ended suckler bred continental heifers well away with fat cattle prices holding up well in the live ring and purchasers showing strength back in the store ring. K Lister & Sons, Kettlewell sold a strong Lim heifer to £1650 whilst plenty of 14–16-month-old thick meat continental heifers sold at £1400-£1540. Slightly leaner goods with good end and loins in the £1300 range. Good bred yearling heifers either side of £1000 with better goods over £1100.

Continental suckler bred bullocks sold to £1630 from P&E Fox, Clitheroe. Strong feeding beast with weight and size £1400-£1540. Well bred goods £1200-£1300 with yearlings trading either side of £1000 for good commercial bred cattle with some plainer goods £820-£980.

 

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 6th JULY 2022.

 

480/500 HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 40 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 325 Bullocks and Heifers

& 20 Breeding Cattle

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 29th June

 

 

Prices and Averages

58 Young Bulls Continental x average £1180, Native average £953

 

Charollais x (Av £1400)

£1440 £1380(x2) R Holroyd;

Simmental x (Av £1160)

£1160(x2) TS&HJ Park;

Limousin x (Av £1135)

£1680 £1600 £1440 JR Lancaster; £1530 MJ&A Carr; £1470 JE Cowperthwaite; £1450 £1440 E&AM Simpson & Son; £1420 S&D Robinson;

Brit Blue x (Av £1203)

£1340 R Holroyd; £1220 JH&J Ryder; £1050 JA Mellin;  

Ab Angus (Av £914)

£980 £930 R Holroyd, £970 A&TA Blades; £870(x2) £860 A Hardy;

Blonde (Av £1296)

£1550 J Pickles; £1540 KE Cowperthwaite; £1330 £1320 ML Evans; £1330 B Kaye

Shorthorn (Av £1075)

£1090 £1060 JM Daggett;

 

 

33 Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £1267.

 

Simmental           to £1440 av £1113

Limousin              to £2000 av £1381

AA                          to £1200 av £1070

Shorthorn           to £1540 av £1402

Brit Blue               to £1950 av £1319

Ayr                         to £650
Luing                     to £1390 av £1210

 

Top prices - £2000 J Baines; £1950 £1720 £1480 CT Akrigg; £1550 R Holroyd; £1540 JM Daggett; £1500 JW Stockdale & Son; £1440 K&J Marshall; £1440 R Holroyd;

 

 

Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1269, Native average £1105

Limousin x (Av £1227)

£1630 £1540 £1500 £1480 P&E Fox; £1485 £1390 SW&JE Ryder; £1330 KM&L Throup; £1195 M Ryder & Son;  

Ab Angus (Av £1122)

£1365 KM&L Throup; £1295 RD&K Brewer; £1255 £1180 B Kaye; £910 D Wells;   

Brit Blue x (Av £1336)

£1495 £1400 EW&E Lucas; £1400 JR Taylor; £1375 A Hardy; £1340 M Ryder & Son; £1300 B Kaye; £1285 KM&L Throup;  

Blonde (Av £1098)

£1270 £1170 £1020 A Fawcett; £1220 B Kaye; £810 ML Evans;

Shorthorn (Av £1353)

£1470 £1480 £1475 £1445 £1350 A Fawcett;

Mont x (Av £1330)

£1465 £1345 £1150 SW&JE Ryder;

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £1221, Native average £1008

Charollais x (Av £1245)

£1280 JR Taylor; £1210 R&N Carlisle;  

Simmental (Av £1225)

£1270 B Kaye; £1180 JR Taylor;

Limousin x (Av £1206)

£1650 K Lister & Son; £1590 l Driver & Son; £1580 £1490 £1470 £1400 J Pickles; £1380 £1365 E Simpson;   

Ab Angus (Av £1046)

£1190 £1180 £1170 £1155 JR Taylor; £1140 £10401 £1030 B Kaye; £1060 D Wells;

Brit Blue x (Av £1230)

£1500 £1490 £1480 £1470 £1400 £1380 K&J Marshall; £1400 L Driver & Son; £1400 B Kaye;

Shorthorn x (Av £1460)

£1460 JM Daggett;

Hereford (Av £821)

£1450 K Lister & Son; £760 £670 Appletons Farm;

 

 

Fortnightly Breeding Cattle –

 

Blue Hfr and Lim Bull Calf                             to £2050

Here Cow and Lim Bull Calf                         to £1700

Lim Cow and Lim Hfr Calf                             to £1650

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
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Skipton
North Yorkshire
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