STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 4th AUGUST 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 444 head of cattle Comprising: 417 Feeding Cattle (61 Young Bulls, 28 Beef Feeding Cows, 328 Bullocks & Heifers) & 27 Breeding Cattle.

Feeding Bulls – Buyers continue to try and replace bulls which are traditionally direct from finishing pens at this time of year, as prime bulls move to slaughter to meet the age specification. A very good trade ensured average £1133 with strong continental bulls regularly £1500 and upwards. Smart continental bulls January born were £1000 and grazed native bred bulls £860 - £1030.

Feeding Cows – Feeding cows generally a little easier but a good continental cow was always £1250 and upwards with the top £1440 a Lim from Birkby Farms. A mixed show of first cross continentals with heavy meated cows £1200 and leaner cows £800 - £950. 2 year old cast bulls were to £1650 for an Aberdeen Angus from G Edwards.

Stores – Good solid trade throughout with medium short grown soft heifers a little harder to place. Short term cattle and nice makers a storming trade. 22 Black and White bullocks sold today with an overall avg of £890. Lean feeding goods £885-£965. Larger feeding goods still lean but more range £980-£1060. Native cattle very easy to sell with rings full of Shorthorn, Angus and Hereford bullocks and heifers sold today. Shorthorn x bullocks sold to £1180 from R Naylor, & Sons Ilkley. Angus steers sold to £1310 for 2 good ended beasts with size and flesh from TM Harrison, Threshfield. Plenty of medium feeders £1100-£1200 with some plainer end £1040-£1100. Angus heifers sold to £1210 again from TM Harrison, Threshfield. Good meat heifers good to sell but size wanted overall. Plenty of blue bullocks and heifers on show. Vendors seeing prices reach regular heights. E&MA Burrow & Son, Lancaster sold blue bullocks to £1480 with DT&LA Houseman, Harrogate selling blue bullocks to £1440. Big feeding bullocks with size and weight £1300-£1480. Leaner big bullocks with weight £1200-£1300. Lean regular feeding bullocks £1080-£1150. Big fed heifers with weight £1230-£1325. More feeding goods or slightly smaller £1120-£1200 and then leaner end £1020-£1080. Lim bullocks and heifers both met a good range of buyers with grazing cattle a little easier but good making sorts and feeding cattle a flying trade. Top price of £1460 from TH&K Wood, Harrogate. Feeding goods £1160-£1250. Smaller softer end of yearling to 14 month £950-£1050 with some grazing heifers buyable in the £780-£880. Grazing bullocks regularly £880-£1040.



NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 18th August 2021.

xx HEAD comprising 100 Young Bulls, 50 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 300 Bullocks and Heifers
& 25 Breeding Cattle

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday


Prices and Averages

Young Bulls Overall £1170.49

Limousin x (Av £1189.10)
£1620 £1500 £1480 J Sheard; £1600 S & D Robinson; £1570 J Pickles; £1490 L Bamforth; £1440 x2 T & JM Sedgwick
Brit Blue x (Av £1287.50)
£1540 £1470 EW & JR Parkinson; £1080 £1060 JT Dobson
Ab Angus (Av £1150)
£1450 £1120 JT Dobson; £1030 RH Hall
Blonde (Av £1400)
£1400 JE Cowperthwaite
Shorthorn (Av £880)
£910 £860 A Wilson


Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £1097.20

Simmental to £1100 av £1100
Limousin to £1440 av £1088
Blonde to £1440 av £1440
Shorthorn to £1150 av £1105
Brit Blue to £1410 av £1052

Top prices - £1440 J & G Huck; £1440 £1410 £1290 Birkby Farms; £1390 L Bamforth; £1290 Fair Place Farm; £1230 T Blackwell; £1200 £1180 J Sheard


Store Cattle


Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1186, Native average £1058
Charollais (Av £1216)
£1240 P& E Fox; £1230 £1180 A Fawcett
Simmental x (Av £1202)
£1240 £1230 £1080 A Fawcett
Limousin x (Av £1167)
£1380 1310 JK Wilson; £1370 Fair Place Farm; £1340 B Spensley; £1300 £1290 P & E Fox; £1240 CT & EM Hammond; £1240 G & R Bulmer
Blonde (Av £1150)
£1180 £1120 Brian Kaye
Ab Angus (Av £1088)
£1310 TM Harrison; £1190 JR Taylor; £1160 £1110 B & LN Dibb; £1130 JW Barker; £1115 J & JA Preston; £1100 B Spensley
Hereford (Av £1092)
£1120 x2 £1080 I Campbell, £1050 Brian Kaye
Mont (Av £ 1112)
£1280 £1190 SW & JE Ryder
Brit Blue x (Av £1198)
£1480 £1300 E & MA Burrow; £1440 £1410 £1405 £1300 DT & LA Houseman; £1300 P & E Fox; £1280 £1270 AE Schindler; £1270 N & J Thwaite
B&W (Av £889.50)
£1060 R Naylor; £980 M Ryder; £965 £855 BJ & L Sutcliffe
Shorthorn (Av £994)
£1180 £1175 £1010 R Naylor; £1140 JR Taylor; £960 CN Lambert


Store Heifers – Continental x average £1015, Native average £962
Charollais x (Av £1040)
£1100 A Fawcett; £920 A Watson
Simmental (Av £1000)
£1100 A Fawcett; £800 Brian Kaye
Limousin x (Av £1054)
£1460 £1400 £1390 £1350 TH & K Wood; £1430 £1280 G & R Bulmer; £1400 HF Stubbs; £1320 RP Holt
Blonde (Av £932)
£1180 £900 Brian Kaye; £950 £700 PA & D Wells
Ab Angus (Av £943)
£1210 £1150 TM Harrison; £1150 M & SJ Winchester; £1080 BJ & L Sutcliffe; £1060 £1055 KM & L Throup
Shorthorn (Av £1045)
£1090 R Naylor; £955 S & D Robinson
Brit Blue x (Av £1045)
£1325 £1300 £1290 £1260 £1225 A Beresford; £1280 R A Williams; £1280 RP Holt; £1250 £1230 R Naylor
Saler (Av £780)
£780 A Watson
Hereford (Av £900)
£900 G Blacklidge


BREEDING CATTLE

27 Beef Breeding Cattle –

BBX Cows with Lim X Hfr Calves to £1600
BBX Cows with Lim X Bull Calves to £1600
Lim X Hfr in calf to £1520 av £1265

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