STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 669 head of cattle, Comprising: 631 Feeding Cattle (138 Young Bulls, 52 Beef Feeding Cows & Bulls, 441 Bullocks & Heifers) & 38 Breeding Cattle.

 

**IMPORTANT NOTICE TO VENDORS**
Please remember that the sales are “DROP AND GO” and as such the sale rings are reserved entirely for the buyers attendance in each section. Its important that vendors unload, pass all paperwork in and then please leave the premises. Buyers need to feel safe when attending, please keep this in mind. Thankyou.

 

Feeding Bulls – a very good trade for bulls with a lighter show perhaps an indication of the reducing suckler herd nationally. Plenty of incentive to have good quality male calves entire with a section average of £1070. Bulls under 12 months of age av £1061. Many pens of exceptional bulls in the entry with the pick of the trade. Limousin av £1110 (all ages)

 

Feeding Cows – buyers anticipating a shortage of fed beef cows in the next few months with the ringside of feeders now supplemented by grazing accounts. Best end of the purebred continentals were £1480 for blues and £1410 for limousins. 48 cows averaged £882. Beef first cross cows were £1000+ depending on weight and finish. The lightweight cows were a fierce trade with but one exception £600-£700.


Stores - 441 Bullocks and Heifers pass through the ring with trade as buoyant as recent levels and a swift sale moved along by several larger consignments who were able to sell in pens of 5 & 6 at a time. All goods catered for with an increased ringside of buyers out for all classes. Best Black and Whites £960-£1015, slightly plainer in the £800 range with a pen of young grazing bullocks £690-£740. Suckler bred steers £1250-£1350 for nice U grade bullocks. Some weighted Lims exceeded these prices selling to £1490, Fair Place Farm, Keighley followed by AJ Shepherd, Eshton £1440. Good U grade bullocks plenty of size and style £1350-£1400 going to supply the live auction ring both North and South of the auction coming for quality goods. Charollois bullocks at 14 moth sold to £1290, G&R Bulmer & Sons, Wakefield. A consignment of 52 Charolais and Lim Bullocks only 10-11 month old from The Firm of William King & Son, South Kelsey topped at £1230 and the least at £1000. Angus Bullocks sold well 25 forward with best end full meat bullocks at £1200-£1280 and more feeding sorts with size £1140-£1200 lighter end of feeders £100-£1080. Young 5 month bullocks £645-£700.

Young Lim heifers to graze sold with a good audience of buyers ringside.

The very top end going to make into bulling heifers sold to tremendous heights. £1400-£1580 for some young 8-12 month heifers from a range of vendors, and several customers looking for bulling heifers willing to spend £1100 to £1500 depending on age and quality. Run of 8 month old Charolais heifers from Flash House Farms £780-£880 with some exceptional ones reaching the 4 figures.

Char heifers to £1250 from J&M Blakey, Bolton by Bowland. 8 month old Chars from Flash House Farms sold large pens in-between £850-£950

Angus heifers sold well with dairy bred heifers £880-£1010 for feeders and young 5/6 month old suckler bred sorts at £520.

 

 

 

NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARY 2021.

 

725 HEAD comprising 150 Young Bulls, 50 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 500 Bullocks and Heifers

& 25 Breeding Cattle

Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 10th February

 

 

CRAVEN CHAMPIONS PRIZE SHOW

(PLEASE NOTE)
Due to the COVID 19 Lockdown currently in place, we have made the decision to amend the 2021 sales calendar, and we now intend to hold the above Prize Show 4 weeks later than originally planned, and so the amended date will be the show on Tuesday 16th March, and sale the day after on Wednesday 17th March in conjunction with the regular Fortnightly Sale. All enquiries please to Ted Ogden on 07855 958 211

 

 

 

Prices and Averages

Young Bulls  average £1070

 

Charollais x (Av £1120)

£1120 D Pawson;

Simmental x (Av £1105)

£1110 £1000 D Pawson;

Limousin x (Av £1110)

£1350 JW Stockdale; £1350 WH&MA Keighley; £1350 £1330 £1300 R Holroyd; £1330 Procters Farm; £1300 RP Holt; £1300 S&T Fawcett;  

Brit Blue x (Av £995)

£1130 £1040 JA&J Harper; £1130 JS Stephenson; £1100 R Holroyd; £910 MW Harrison;   

Ab Angus (Av £996)

£1160 £1120 £1060 D Pawson; £1050 E&E Metcalfe; £1050 £860 Thwaite Bros; £930 TH Mellin;

Shorthorn (Av £540)

£550 R Nyalor; £530 B&D Stancliffe;

B&W (Av £400)

£400 R&E Pollard;

 

Under 11 months - £1350 JA&J Harper; £1350 R Holroyd; £1350 JW Stockdale;

Over 11 months - £1350 WH&MA Keighley; £1330 R Holroyd; £1280 W&A Lambert;

 

 

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £891 Bull av £1600

 

Simmental           to £890 av £820

Limousin              to £1410 av £989

Blonde                  to £1250

AA                          to £920 av £850

Shorthorn           to £830 av £696

Devon                   to £ av £

Saler                      to £ av £

Brit Blue               to £1480 av £986

Charolais              to £950 av £837

Pathanaise          to £1190

Linc Red               to £950

Hereford             to £940 av £842

Welsh                   to £670 av £653

Longhorn             to £730

 

Charollais Bull    to £1600

 

Top prices - £1600 DW Barker; £1480 JS Stephenson; £1410 RTL Horsfall; £1260 £1140 L Bamforth; £1180 G&R Bulmer;    

 

 

Store Bullocks – average £1014

Charollais (Av £1029)

£1290 G&R Bulmer; £1230 £1100 £1070 W King; £1180 £1140 J&M Blakey; £1130 JA&JC Throup; £1070 JH&J Ryder; £

Simmental x (Av £950)

£1150 R Naylor; £1110 B Mellin; £1000 W King; £970 £850 Flash House; £950 T Metcalfe;

Limousin x (Av £1035)

£1490 Fair Place Farm; £1140 AJ Shepherd; £1300 £1260 J Middleton; £1300 JK Wilson; £1280 B Mellin; £1240 G&R Bulmer;

Blonde (Av £1094)

£1330 J Middleton; £1100 JA&JC Throup; £1040 E&M Townley; £1000 ML Evans;  

Ab Angus (Av £892)

£1280 JN&J Rennard; £1280 Bargh Bros; £1190 B Mellin; £1140 JA&JC Throup; £1135 £1080 RD&K Brewer;   

Stabiliser x (Av £877)

£980 £950 £910 £850 £770 Flash House;

Brit Blue x (Av £1149)

£1390 £1290 T Jowett; £1360 Bargh Bros; £1250 £1240 R Naylor; £1240 J Middleton; £1230 H Horsfield;

Bazadaise (Av £1050)

£1170 JE Naylor; £810 T Metcalfe;

Shorthorn (Av £1120)

£1120 R Naylor; £1120 PJ&RH Wallbank;

B&W (Av £875)

£1250 MP Jennings; £1015 H Horsfield; £1010 £850 B Mellin; £990 R Naylor; £970 £925 D Beck;

Hereford (Av £1070)

£1160 PN Garth; £980 SR&DJ Petty;

Cont (Av £1035)

£1035 B&LN Dibb;

 

 

Store Heifers – average £1061

Charollais x (Av £902)

£1250 J&M Blakey; £1090 D Beck; £950 £910 £870 £850 Flash House; £880 A Nicholson; £850 J Fortune;  

Simmental (Av £1062)

£1200 £1110 R Naylor;’ £1040 £1000 D&P Brown;

Limousin x (Av £1137)

£1580 JC Walker & Son; £1550 F&A Walmsley; £1510 Fair Place Farm; £1500 J&JE Bradley; £1480 J Butler;   

Ab Angus (Av £732)

£1010 D&J Coates; £990 £890 £835 JC&DJ Marshall; £950 £870 D Wood;  

Saler (Av £852)

£880 A Nicholson; £860 £850 J&C Wright;  

Brit Blue x (Av £1145)

£1500 £1400 MR Davis; £1400 £1360 £1300 KA&HL Fawcett; £1350 Bargh Bros; £1260 J Middleton;  

Shorthorn x (Av £952)

£1020 Williamson Bros; £940 PJ&RH Wallbank; £910 R Naylor;  

Hereford (Av £853)

£880 A Nicholson; £870 JH&J Ryder; £845 SR&DJ Petty; £820 M Nicholson;  

Pathansie x (Av £770)

£820 £720 R&E Pollard;

Bazadaise x (Av £1290)

£1290 JE Naylor;

 

 

38 Fortnightly Breeding Cattle –

 

Trade for replacements brought a good entry of spring calving cattle to the sale. Suckler buyers are very selective these days lookin for health schemes and quality. Though not quite as heady as a fortnight ago, the best incalf continental cows were to a top of £1500 for 3rd calvers and incalf heifers peaked at £1700.

 

Ped Limousin Bull                            to £1900

AA Cow Incalf                                    to £1300

Stabiliser Cow Incalf                       to £1000 av £836

Limousin Cow Incalf                       to £1500 av £1366

Limousin Heifer Incalf                   to £1700

 

 

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