STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 14TH APRIL 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle; Forward: 712 head of cattle Comprising: 692 Feeding Cattle (122 Young Bulls, 22 Beef Feeding Cows, 548 Bullocks & Heifers) & 20 Breeding Cattle.

 

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Feeding Bulls – trade very strong. Bulls under 12 months average £1156. Heavy continental bulls £1350 £1490. All breeds in the average today including B&Ws and Dairy bred beef crosses. 91 of the entry Limousins to average £1173. Pure bred Simmentals averaged £1216 and the Angus bulls averaged £1193.

 

Feeding Cows – numbers of beef cows reducing as calving season progresses and the trade remains unrelenting for feeders. At least 3 accounts operating on the beef continental cows which were all comfortable £1400 and upwards. Next grade, strong commercial cows carrying meat £1200 and Natives £1170. Lean first cross continental’s runs were either side of £1000.


Stores – Yet again another very good entry of cattle for the fortnightly sale, with 550 Head of Bullocks and Heifers in today’s mix including several nice runs of grazing cattle mixed in with cattle for short term keep.

Cattle Under 12mo -
Sonme excellent Spring 2020 born cattle in the yard today, with trade headed up at £1300 by Messrs T Robinson & Son, Slaidburn with a super young heifer. Other heifers from the same home at £1220 and £1210. William King from North Lincolnshire presented another excellent consignment of Limousin and Charolais cross Bullocks and Heifers, peaking at £1220 for a pair of May/June born 2020 heifers, others at similar age from £1190 to £1210. JA&JM Wade & Son Cononley made to £1180 with May born heifers. Messrs King made £1210 £1190 £1120 and £1100 twice with Limousin cross bullocks, whilst D Robinson Heywood made £1110 of Limousins as did JR Carr Hawpike.
Other better shaped retail quality cattle under a year old generally £1000 to £1100, whilst harder sorts for grazing mid to late £900’s and commercial end of bullocks in the £800’s, and similar types of heifers in the £700’s, a few plainer Native types 6m/8mo to be picked up in the mid £600’s. 

 

12mo to 18mo
This age range was very good to sell again this week as grazing customers aim to strike whilst the numbers are there and get some under their belt. Patrick & Thomas Walker from Appletreewick presented an excellent April 2020 born Limousin bullock that sold for £1380, and John Tennant Bordley made £1310 of an April 2020 Limousin Bullock. Other Suckler bred bullocks just over a year old included GT Booth Lothersdale at £1270 twice.
Beef cross Dairy Bullocks 16-18mo hit £1330 £1300 £1290 £1265 and £1240 from D&J Coates Coniston Cold, £1270 and £1230 from JSS Verity Whitewell.
Heifers prices were mainly for Feb/Mar/April 2020 born with GT Booth Lothersdale making £1390 and £1300. Procters Farms were next inline at £1380 £1360, T Jowett Farmers Ltd £1350 and William King £1300. Beef Dairy cross better types £1100 plus, grazing types £900 to £1050.

 

Over 18mo.
£1530 was the top price from 3 different vendors.
Messrs Hopkinson Fair Place regularly show some quality older cattle, and today was no different, when they made the joint top price with a pair of Bullocks. Messrs Bulmer Wakefield were next to make £1530 with a super May 19 Lim cross. James & Deborah Ogden Austwick made £1530 of a pair of Limousins and then £1500 with a pair of Blue crosses. Andrew Houseman Darley was almost there with Lims at £1480 and £1460. Other Best quality sorts easily in the £1300’s, whilst £1150 to £1280 accounted for most of the rest.

 

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 28th APRIL 2021.

 

660 HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 30 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 500 Bullocks and Heifers

& 20 Breeding Cattle & 10 Pedigree British Blue Cattle

 

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 21st April

 

Other Forthcoming Sale Dates.
Wed 28th April – Young Bulls, Feeding Cows, Continental Sired Store Cattle

Wed 5th May – Native Sired Store Cattle
Wed 12th May – Continental Sired Store Cattle

 

 

 

 

Prices and Averages

Young Bulls Continental x average £1155, Native average £821

 

Charollais x (Av £1109)

£1340 DW Barker; £1280 P&E Fox; £1210 £1065 Clark Farms; £1110 AMS Robinson; £880 FM Shepherd;

Limousin x (Av £1173)

£1490 £1380 G&H Sztejnke; £1460 TH&K Wood; £1395 Clark Farms; £1380 JM Wilson; £1370 £1350 MJ&A Carr;  

Brit Blue x (Av £1200)

£1280 £1260 T Robinson; £1260 J&G Huck; £900 £800 FM Shepherd; £750 RD Shaw;   

Ab Angus (Av £1193)

£1355 DW Barker; £870 Menwith Pigs;

Blonde (Av £1190)

£1190 JA&J Harper;

Simmental (Av £1216)

£1290 £1210 £1150 JD Loftus;

B&W (Av £633)

£740 £670 £520 RD Shaw;

Bazadaise (Av £1090)

£1200 £980 RS&HA Davey;

 

Under 12 months – £1380 JM Wilson; £1355 £1340 DW Barker; £1350 MJ&A Carr;

Over 12 months – £1490 £1380 G&H Sztejnke; £1460 TH&K Wood; £1370 MJ&A Carr;

 

 

 

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £1163

 

Simmental           to £1080

Limousin              to £1470 av £1204

Blonde                  to £1400 av £1196

AA                          to £1170

Piemontese       to £1070

Long Horn           to £890

Brit Blue               to £1260 av £1105

 

Char Blks              to £1710 av £1645

 

Top prices - £1700 £1580 K Burton; £1470 JH&J Ryder; £1460 JR&DL Ogden; £1450 K Lister; £1440 JR Carr; £1400 J&G Huck; £1260 LR Thompson;

 

 

Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1131, Native average £909

Charollais (Av £775)

£870 A Calvert; £680 J Fortune;

Simmental x (Av £940)

£1240 Firm of William King; £1140 RN Verity; £980 D Pawson; £840 Robinsons Farm  

Limousin x (Av £1137)

£1530 Fair Place Farm; £1390 £1350 £1310 E Simpson & Son; £1390 JM Ewin Newhouse; £1380 WP&B Walker; £1310 JM&S Tennant; £1300 AJ Shepherd;

Blonde (Av £878)

£960 G&R Bulmer; £940 £850 £790 ML Evans;

Ab Angus (Av £953)

£1160 JG&R Lancashire; £1130 R Naylor; £1110 WP&B Walker; £10920 CN&SA Harrison; £1070 SR&DJ Petty; £990 MP&S Tyson;   

Brit Blue x (Av £1219)

£1390 JM Ewin Newhouse; £1340 E&MA Burrow; £13330 £1300 £1290 D&J Coates; £1270 JSS Verity; £1265 D&J Coates;  

Shorthorn (Av £886)

£990 PG&AJ Jarvis; £880 £790 New York Farms;

B&W (Av £850)

£1040 £880 R Naylor; £1000 JG&R Lancashire; £855 £790 B Mellin; £770 NP&DJ Darwin;

Ayrshire (Av £650)

£650 NP&DJ Darwin;

Hereford (Av £935)

£1390 JM Ewin Newhouse; £985 J Stanley; £850 £770 NP&DJ Darwin;

Welsh (Av £840)

£840 Robinsons Farm;

Pathanaise (Av £1145)

£1300 AJ Shepherd; £990 M Bentham;

Bazadaise (Av £1190)

£1190 JE Naylor;

 

 

Store Heifers – Continental x average £1085, Native average £881

Charollais x (Av £1142)

£1330 £1200 KP Drinkall; £1190 £1140 £1040 Firm of William King; £1000 AMS Robinson;

Simmental (Av £806)

£1090 CN&SA Harrison; £1060 Firm of William King; £1050 R Naylor; £770 £760 Robinsons Farms;  

Limousin x (Av £1100)

£1530 JR&DL Ogden; £1530 G&R Bulmer; £1480 £1460 DT&LA Houseman; £1440 E Simpson; £1390 GT Booth; £1380 Procters Farm;   

Blonde (Av £840)

£840 ML Evans;  

Ab Angus (Av £869)

£1230 KM&L Throup; £1150 JSS Verity; £1095 JC&DJ Marshall; £1055 £1010 RG&AR Clegg; £1010 JM Smith; 990 CN&SA Harrison;

Brit Blue x (Av £1121)

£1500 £1300 £1280 JR&DL Ogden; £1480 DT&LA Houseman; £1350 T Jowett; £1340 G&R Bulmer; £1340 D&J Carlisle; £1280 KM&L Throup;

B&W (Av £1090)

£1090 CN&SA Harrison;

Shorthorn (Av £897)

£1040 JM Ewin Newhouse; £1040 R Naylor; £875 PG&AJ Jarvis; £680 New York Farms;

Devon (Av £983)

£1060 £950 £940 Harvey Farms;

Hereford (Av £815)

£940 Hayton & Stocks; £850 RG&AR Clegg; £820 £780 J Stanley;

Welsh (Av £738)

£770 £660 Robinsons Farm;

Pathanaise (Av £838)

£865 £860 £790 M Bentham;

Bazadaise (Av £1120)

£1120 JE Naylor;

 

 

20 Breeding Cattle –

 

Ped Blonde Breeding Bull 12mnths          to £1700

Ped Limousin Bull 6yrs                                   to £1500

 

Lim x Cows with Lim x Bull Calves            to £1860

Blue x Cows with Lim x Bull Calves          to £1620

Blue x Cows with Lim x Bull Calves          to £1390

Here Cows with Lim x Hfr Calves              to £1380

Sim x Cows with Lim x Bull Claves            to £1380

Sim x Cows Incalf                                             to £970

Blue x Cows Incalf                                           to £1180

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Skipton Auction Mart
Gargrave Road
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1UD

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