MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 20TH JUNE 2022

Forward: 39 Prime cattle comprising 18 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos & 21 Cast Cattle. 2,275 Prime Sheep comprising 1082 Spring Lambs, 634 Hoggs & 534 Cast Ewes & 25 Rams. 54 Rearing Calves. 23 Dairy.

 

*NEXT STORE CATTLE SALE*
WEDNESDAY 22nd JUNE - 363 CATTLE
86 Young Bulls 9:30am, 39 Feeding Cows 10:15am, 226 Bullocks & Heifers 10:40am, 15 Breeding Cattle 12:30pm.

 

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.

 

 

 

18 Prime Cattle (under 30 mos) Sales every Monday at 11:30am

 

Prime Cattle
A larger show of cattle met with a good trade across the board, 17 Continental Bullocks and Heifers averaged 292p/kg or £1822.45 per head.
Hargreaves Farms of Preston presented 4 Bullocks to top at £2006.65 or 299.5p, with the 4 averaging £1990.25 a piece. 2 being purchased by Nick Dalby and 2 by Robert Pearson.
Leading Heifer price was £1938 achieved by CD&RF Kitching of Threshfield this also selling to Robert Pearson.
per kilo it was F&B Smith of Westhouse, Ingleton who had top price at 315.5p with a Limousin Bullock heading to Robert Pearson. Messrs Kithcing also broke top side of 300p today with a Limousin Bullock and a Limousin Heifer both making 300.5p.

 

 

Heifers

400-480kg                                             to 197.5p/kg

485+kg                                                   to 292.13p/kg

Top Prices £ per head and p/kg

Steers

560+kg                                                   to 292.73p/kg

 

Top Prices £ per head and p/kg

Heifers

£ per head:  CD & RF Kitching (Lim) 1938, (BB) 1857, (Bazadaise) 1805; RT & J Critchley (Lim) 1725; S & P Scrivin (Lim) 1598

p/kg:  CD & RF Kitching (Lim) 300.5 (Baz) 293.5 (BB) 292.5; RT & J Critchley (Lim) 287.5; S & P Scrivin (Lim) 285.5

Steers

£ per head: Hargreaves Farms (Lim) 2006 1996 1989 1967; CD & RF Kitching (Lim) 1938; RT & J Critchley (Sim) 1832; E & M Townley (BB) 1812

p/kg: F & B Smith (Lim) 315.5 (BB) 299.5; CD & RF Kitching (Lim) 300.5; Hargreaves Farms (Lim) 299.5 291.5 290.5; RT & J Critchley (Lim) 297.5 (Sim) 295.5

 

 

21 Cull Cow Prices (Sales every Monday at 11:30am)

Cull Cows
A cracking show of cows were a sharp trade and keenly bid for, to level at 165.6p across the board. Beef bred Cows hit 200p bid price from Glen Bell of Dibbles Bridge for a nice Limousin cross, who sold others at 196.5p and 193.5p too. Natives had Herefords to 172.5p from RG Church of Askwith, and Angus to 170.5p from JR Taylor & Son Winterburn.
Tidy Black & Whites and Dairy crosses in good demand, Dairy Shorthorn to 183.5p from JR Taylor & Son Winterburn, MRI to 165.50p from N&SA Fort of Glusburn and Hols Friesian to 174.5p from MP Jennings, Cowling and 172.5p from CN&SA Harrison Elslack. Jersey crosses hit 157.5p and 155.5p form JSS Verity of Whitewell, Clitheroe.

 

Overall Average                   165.65p/kg           £1088

Black & White                      to 174.5p/kg        av 161.56p/kg

Jersey                                     to 157.5p/kg        av 144.35p/kg

MRI                                         to 165.5p/kg                       

Shorthorn                             to 183.5p/kg                       

BBx                                         to 196.5p/kg        av 168.69p/kg

Hereford                               to 172.5p/kg

Aberdeen Angus                  to 170.5p/kg        av 161.91p/kg

 

Top Prices (£ per head or p/kg)

B&W: av 161.6p/kg

£ per head: £1352 MP Jennings Dairy Ltd; £1259.25 CN&SA Harrison; £1212 ID&JC Briggs;

p/kg: 174.5p MP Jennings (Dairy) Ltd; 172.5p CN&SA Harrison.

Other Dairy av 157.8p

£ per head: £1412 JR Taylor & Son; £1228 £1075 N&SA Fort; £1034 JSS Verity.

p/kg: 183.5p JR Taylor & Son, 165.5p N&SA Fort, 157.5p 155.5p JSS Verity

Brit Blue: av 169.0p/kg

£ per head: £1365 G Bell; £1061 JSS Verity.

p/kg: 196.5p 167.5p G Bell

Angus: av 161.9p/kg

£ per head: £1193 £1097 JR Taylor & Son

p/kg: 170.5p 153.5p JR Taylor & Son

Hereford: av 172.5p/kg

£ per head: £1095 RG Church Ltd

p/kg: 172.5p RG Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,275 Prime Sheep comprising 1082 Spring Lambs, 634 Hoggs & 534 Cast Ewes & 25 Rams

Prime Sheep Sales Every Monday at 12:30pm

 

A similar show of Springers forward today, and trade was much sharper than most expected, but with numbers tight at the moment trade took a nice lift of around 7p on the week, liveweight prices up today whilst local deadweight outlets are bidding about 20p less this week! Sell Live and Thrive.

N/S LAMBS.
So a sharper trade, with heavier lambs weighing late 40’s or into the 50’s very good to sell indeed. The 46kg to 52kg bracket levelling at £164.57, and over 52kg’s at £181.79
Joint top price today was £215 per head, first achieved by M Crabtree of Kettlesing and then by JA Gibson & Son of Church Fenton, Tadcaster being purchased by L. Brown and Hartshead Meat Co respectively.
D&L Coar of Darwen peaked their run at £192 when selling 47KG Beltex crosses at 408p to Vivers Scotlamb.
Tim Robinson of Dutton Longridge was in the top prices as well with lambs at £190 and £188 per head, with 19 pens of lambs in the sale making £180 or more. 47 pens made over £170 and 69 pens over £160.
Top Kilo price in the sale was 413.3p when D&L Coar sold 45kg lambs at £186, alongside their others at 408p.
GW Houseman & Prtnrs of Padside, Harrogate topped a run of lambs at 400p when sellig 42kg at £168 to Vivers Scotlamb. Quality lambs like these were in great demand with 68 pens over 350p, and a straight 100 pens at 340p or more. All Texel Lambs in the sale averaged £140.75.
The mainstream weight category of 36kg to 45kg shows a 6p rise on the week with buyers keener for commercial handyweight springers.

 

 

O/S LAMBS
A very good late season entry of 634 Hoggs penned for sale with a very mixed selection on offer. Best heavies generally in the £140’s and £150’s, good Continental handyweights 270p to 300p, midle of the road goods either side of 250p, plainer end 220p 240p, sheep with faults at realisation.
Messrs Stapleton and Son of Hellifield topped the sale at £180 (60kg 300p) purchased by Joe Bosworth.
Simon and Avril Wallbank of Bradley made £178 of Texel crosses.
J Long of Malhamdale also made 300p (40kg £120). Kevin Marshall of Menwith Hill had 295p for Mules (40kg £118).
Hoggs needed every week with some outlets still using them and requiring them a few more weeks yet.  Speak to Ted or Kyle for more details.

 

EWES

A lot of lean and plain ewes in todays sale with all classes of ewes dearer on the week. Best bred ewes selling £200-£229.50 with top price from M Crabtree, Harrogate. Heavy crossed ewes £165-£188 while the lean ewes and medium meat ewes £130-£150. Lean medium crossed ewes £110-£130 plain ewes a touch less either side of £100. Mules traded well with heavies upto £139.50 from M Crabtree again. Mediums £115-£130 and plainer end £85-£108. Swale ewes sold to £119.50 from Flasby Estates, Flasby and £117.50 for pen from KN&CA Heath, Macclesfield. Meat Swales £95-£110 mediums sold at £75-£85 and plain ewes £50-£68. BFL Tups sold to £164.50 from KN&CA Heath, Macclesfield.

Ewes needed next week with a full ringside of buyers every week!

 

 

Spring Lambs – Overall Average £139.44 per head or 326.7p/kg           

32.1kg to 35.9kg to 320.6p/kg         av 312.89p/kg      or £107.50 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg to 413.3p/kg         av 323.3p/kg         or £134.98 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg to 408.5p/kg         av 344.4p/kg         or £164.57 per head

52.1kg and over   to 377.2p/kg         av 333.2p/kg         or £181.79 per head

 

Beltex average £178.70 per head or 367.6p/kg

£ per head: £192 £186 £183 D&L Coar; £190 £188 £180 £173 £169 TA Robinson; £168 GW Houseman

p/kg: 413.3p 408.5p 381.3p D&L Coar; 400.0p GW Housemn; 382.9p R Wilson; 368.6p 353.1p 352.1p TA Robinson

Texel average £140.75 per head or 330.7p/kg

£ per head: £215 M Crabtree; £215 JA Gibson & Son; £183 TA Robinson; £181 J&F Nutter; £179 JA Gibson & Son; £179 M Ryder & Son.

p/kg: 389.1p 387.0p 387.0p JA Gibson & Son; 383.7p M Ryder & Son; 380.4p JM Smith & Son; 378.3p GW Houseman

Suffolk average £136.20 per head or 319p/kg

£ per head: £186 A&AR Phillipson, £185 £184 £182 £180(x2) £178 ML Evans; £180 £179 J&F Nutter

p/kg: 375.5p 375.0p 370.0p 363.3p 360.4p ML Evans 370.8p 365.3p 360.0p J&F Nutter;

Charolais average £124.45 per head or 315p/kg

£ per head: £134 MJ&RH Wallbank; £128 £123 RN Thompson;

p/kg: 326.8p MJ&RH Wallbank; 304.8p RN Thompson.

Mule average £132 per head or 300.0p/kg

£ per head: £132 JC&N Throup

p/kg: 300.0p JC&N Throup

Down average £140 per head or 333.3p/kg

£ per head: £174 AV Bailey; £144 M Crabtree

p/kg: 362.5p AV Bailey; 327p M Crabtree.

 

 

634 Prime & Mature Hoggs – Overall Average £110.89 per head or 238.3p/kg 

32.1kg to 35.9kg to 244p/kg            av 218p/kg            or £79.63 per head

36.0kg to 45.5kg to 300p/kg            av 244p/kg            or £102.49 per head

45.6kg to 52.0kg to 289p/kg            av 234p/kg            or £115.89 per head

52.1kg and over   to 300p/kg            av 236p/kg            or £135.75 per head

 

Continental

£ per head: £180 W Stapleton & Son

p/kg: 300.0p J Long 300.0p W Stapleton & Son

Suffolk

£ per head: £127 A Atkinson

p/kg: 270.0p A Atkinson

Mule

£ per head: £140 J Foster

p/kg: 295.0p K Marshall

Horned

£ per head: £123 B Dibb

p/kg: 259.0p B&LN Dibb

Hill

£ per head: £127 TA Robinson

p/kg: 259.2p TA Robinson

 

 

 

Cull Ewes average £123.72

Suffolk to £179.50, Texel to £229.50, Charollais to £125.50 BFL to £, Mule to £139.50, Lleyn to £, Swaledale to £119.50, Masham to £118.50, Gritstone to £, Cheviot to £, Beltex to £, Lleyn to £117.50, Dalesbred to £115.50 Zwartbles to £157.50 Easycare to £137.50, Badger face to £109.50.

Top prices:

Lowland: £229.50 £227.50 £211.50 M Crabtree;

Mule/Masham: £139.50 M Crabtree; £133.50 J&PA Leach;  

Horned: £119.50 Flasby Estate; £117.50 KN&CA Heath;

Hill: £117.50 RG&SJ Paul;  

 

Cast Rams average £107.15

Suffolk to £167.50, Texel to £174.50, BFL to £164.50, Swaledale to £109.50, Herdwick to £89.50,

 

 

 

Rearing Calves to £475 Sales Every Monday at 10:30am

Calves still as dear with a good mixed show in and purchasers for all goods. 17 Black & Whites in today with a top price of £165 from JT Rushton, Elslack. Medium 3-week-old calves £72-£98 and fortnight old calves £35-£58 depending on size. Angus bulls traded similar with best calves over £310-£335. Nice mediums £245-£295. Smaller plainer end £235-£250. Only 7 blue bulls in today with younger end £280-£300 and best ended bulls at 4/6 weeks of age £380-£435 with Top Price of £470 from P&RM Sutcliffe, Queensbury. Lim bulls sold at £470, £475 from G Pickersgill & Sons, Hawksworth. Blue heifers £330-£390 for mediums and smalls £260-£310 and the best heifers £450-£60. Top price from M&R Smith, Winterburn.

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £472) to £475                                                          

Brit Blue x (Av £364) to £470                                                          

Aberdeen Angus (Av £235) to £275                                                

Black & White (Av £61) to £165                     

Norwegian/Danish Red (Av 139) to £255                     

                                                                               

Heifer Calves       

Aberdeen Angus (Av £155) to £155                                                                                                                                                

British Blue (Av £346) to £460                                        

Limousin (Av £290) to £290

Simmental (Av £360) to £360                                         

 

23 Dairy

Winton wins again!

 

A good cross section of animals forward for the fortnightly dairy sale with Peter Waring securing both Champion and Reserve with two very correct heifers, his third championship in the recent couple of months sales. The champion Winton Secretariat Roxy 2 calved on the 23rd May and was giving 31kg and was bred from 11 generations of the famous Roxy family, she topped the sale at £2500, selling to M Goodall of Tong who added two more to his purchases on the day, with the milking heifers averaging £2316.66. Cows in milk included a youthful fresh second calver from J Dibb that was 1st prize in the cow class followed by a fresh fourth calver from BH Wilson in second place, both of which are ongoing dispersals with the cows in milk topping at £1650 and averaging £1412.50.

8 In calf heifers were forward, five consigned by Wilsons and three from Sally Wellock, all met with some competitive bidding peaking at £1880 for a heifer by Gillette Caviar due to the Saler at the end of July with the hammer falling to P & RM Sutcliffe of Queensbury. Six bulling heifers from JT Moran completed the line up and again solid trade saw them average £916.67  all six secured by RG Johnson, Felliscliffe.

Next sale Monday 4th July.

 

 

Judge    Tom Critchley

Newly Calven Heifers                                         1st  & 2nd PJ Waring & Sons  3rd M & R Smith

Newly Calven Cows                                            1st J Dibb  2nd  BH Wilson & Son

                                                                                                                                                                Top

Pedigree Newly Calven Heifers                        to £2500               av £2425                               PJ Waring & Son

Commercial Newly Calven Heifers                  to £2100               av £2100                               M & R Smith

Pedigree Newly Calven Cows                           to £1650               av £1333                               PJ Waring & Son

Commercial Newly Calven Cows                     to £2100               av £1650                               BH Wilson & Sons

Incalf Cows                                                           to £1700               av £1550                               BH Wilson & Sons

InCalf Heifers                                                       to £1880               av £1726                               BH Wilson & Sons

Maiden Heifers                                                    to £1000               av £916                                 JT Moran              

                               

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD

Tel 01756 792375


Jeremy Eaton 07747 780481
Ted Ogden 07855 958211
Kyle Hawksworth 07538 539077