STORE CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2021

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 346 head of cattle Comprising: 346 Feeding Cattle (44 Young Bulls, 37 Beef Feeding Cows, 265 Bullocks & Heifers)


**CHRISTMAS SHOW**
Best Bull from AJ Mason
Best Cow from KW Gamble
Best Bullock from I Townson
Best Heifer from JG Bamforth
Show sponsored by Jameson’s Animal Feeds.

Feeding Bulls – the bull entry is between seasons with few 2020 Autumn calves abd the first of 2021 spring appearing. Shapey bulls under 10 months in forward condition from £950 to £1135. A good trade continued against increased fee cost. Bulls in the strong category scares and a good trade as pens empty in t he run up to Christmas. Top was £1590 for a 15 month old pure bred limousin. Other bulls over 12 months £1200+

Feeding Cows – beef feeding cows were a sharp trade with a better show of cattle carrying flesh. Top price, a 6 year old Pure Blue Cow at £1440 from Ken Gamble. Continental beef cross cows very good for meat and especially strong cows sold for improvement on both counts the range was £1100-£1200. Native tended towards the heavy and thick. The best Angus was £1240 and other generally £1000-£1200. Demand will remain as prime demand switched to manufacturing meat in the new year.

Stores – Store cattle finding a solid trade throughout today. Plenty of cattle with size forward for feeding purchasers, together with suckled calves and smart yearlings for growers, and the ringside bolstered with additional buyers after size and weight of all classes. Even with such a miserable wet day the cattle under 14 months still met a flying trade.

Blue Bullocks with size and weight sold at £1300-£1425. Other big strong feeding bullocks with weight £1200-£1280 and leaner feeding goods £1080-£1160. Suckler bred yearlings £920-£1100, 11-12 month old Dairy bred blues with frame selling either side of £1000, whilst a March ’21 born 8 month old suckler bred blue bullock from D Broadbent, Halifax sold for the top Blue price of£1460.
Blue heifers were well sort after with smartest goods going for breeding and to retail customers. Good end retail cattle £1200-£1300 with a few exceptions reaching a cracking trade with JG Bamforth, Huddersfield selling a yearling blue to £1520 and JA&A Harper selling a 16-month blue heifer at £1490. Dairy bred blue heifers with weight, size and frame selling up-to £1280 with good framed feeders £1100-£1180 and leaner feeding cattle £1020-£1070.
Plenty of exceptional cattle reaching the £1300 barrier. Good end Lim feeders with weight and frame selling at £1400-£1560 with P&E Fox, Clitheroe selling their steer to £1560 and M Ryder & Sons, Harrogate selling their strong Lim heifer to £1700. Plenty of smart end Lim heifers and bullocks £1300-£1450. Next grade down selling at £1150-£1250 for good retail goods.
Yearling continental heifers and bullocks £920-£1100 depending on style with exceptional goods flying on such as Ian Townson’s first prize 14-month-old red Limousin bullock selling to £1650. More commercial types of young Spring born suckled calves can be picked up for mid £700’s to late £800’s.
Native cattle still meeting a high demand with top end goods £1200-£1280 and other feeders £1100-£1180. Native 7-month-old bullocks from DM Neave, Ashworth selling at £780. Angus Bullocks averaged £1096 all in, and Angus Heifers £1021 all in.

Next Sale is in two weeks time on Wednesday 22nd December. Please note that we will also need Entries by this day for the Great New Sale of Store Cattle, Young Feeding Bulls ans Feeding Cows. Thankyou.



NEXT SALE – WEDNESDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2021.

275 HEAD comprising 50 Young Bulls, 25 Beef Bred feeding Cows, 200 Bullocks and Heifers
& Breeding Cattle
Catalogue Entries close 4pm Wednesday 15th December

Inc Annual Sale of Dressed Poultry – Come buy your Christmas Dinner

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3500 STORE & FEEDING SHEEP
WEDNESDAY 15th DECEMBER @ 10:30am
Includes Addingham Sheep Breeders Association Charity Show & Sale of Mule Wethers, Store Lambs & donated items. Catalogue online under Downloads Section (Not Sale Catalogues)

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GREAT NEW YEAR SALE OF STORE CATTLE
WEDNESDAY 5th JANUARY

Entries close for this sale on WEDNESDAY 22nd DECEMBER
Please note early date.



Prices and Averages
Young Bulls Overall average £983

Charollais x (Av £1136)
£1280 DW Barker; £1120 D&A Livestock; £1010 PN Garth;
Limousin x (Av £1087)
£1590 AJ Mason; £1280 £1100 £1080 Ashfield Farms; £1140 £1110 D&A Livestock; £1120 MJ&RH Wallbank; £1070 J Verity & Sons;
Brit Blue x (Av £1013)
£1135 £1065 £1040 £900 JG Bamforth; £1060 MJ&RH Wallbank; £945 £940 £900 JW Sayer & Son;
Ab Angus (Av £1130)
£1130 DW Barker;
Hereford (Av £545)
£700 £550 £440 M Earnshaw;

Under 10 months ave £965
£1135 £1065 JG Bamforth; £1120 D&A Livestock; £1070 J verity & Son; £1060 MJ&RH Wallbank;
10-12 months ave £1081
£1280 £1130 DW Barker; £1140 D&A Livestock;
Over 12 months ave £1217
£1590 AJ Mason; £1280 Ashfield Farms;

Beef Bred Feeding Cows av £971 Bulls av £1390

Limousin to £995 av £1170
Blonde to £1250 av £980
AA to £1240 av £900
Shorthorn to £1180
Devon to £960
Saler to £1060 av £904
Brit Blue to £1140 av £1095
Hereford to £730

Shorthorn Bull to £1390
Top prices - £1440 KW Gamble; £1390 W&M Hebron; £1380 K&J Marshall; £1250 F&M Rowling; £1240 R Tennant; £1190 Fair Place Farm;


Store Bullocks – Continental x average £1178, Native average £1019
Charollais (Av £1306)
£1470 £1450 £1420 £1380 NJ&SJ Pinder; £1390 £1240 H Downs & Son; £1290 £1240 JUM Blakey; £1030 D Broadbent;
Simmental x (Av £1291)
£1430 £1410 NJ&SJ Pinder; £1390 £1245 H Down & Sons; £1160 JA&JC Throup;
Limousin x (Av £1167)
£1700 £1470 £1390 M Ryder & Son; £1650 I Townson; £1470 £1450 P&E Fox; £1390 JK Wilson; £1310 GP Smith; £1290 H Downs & Son;
Blonde (Av £1426)
£1480 £1420 £1380 NJ&SJ Pinder;
Ab Angus (Av £1096)
£1280 DG Boothman; £1250 £1215 R Tennant; £1240 B Mellin; £1160 JA&JC Throup; £1110 J&J Garnett; £1100 J&JA Preston;
Saler x (Av £910)
£910 Beeston Hall;
Brit Blue x (Av £1109)
£1460 D Broadbent; £1425 JM Ewin Newhouse; £1380 JA&J Harper; £1370 M Thwaite; £1370 E&MA Burrow; £1360 H Downs & Son; £1325 Whalley Corn Mills;
Hereford (Av £1120)
£1120 JA&JC Throup;
Shorthorn (Av £900)
£900 A Fisher;
Mont Bel (Av £1104)
£1120 SW&JE Ryder; £1080 M Thwaite;
B&W (Av £915)
£1040 JC&DJ Marshall; £990 B Mellin; £870 P&J Brown; £865 A&V Walker; £830 GD&JC Holme & Son;

Store Heifers – Continental x average £1104, Native average £1027
Charollais x (Av £1245)
£1260 £1245 H Downs & Son; £1230 J&M Blakey;
Simmental (Av £1072)
£1235 N&J Thwaite; £950 Beeston Hall Farms;
Limousin x (Av £1094)
£1560 P&E Fox; £1450 £1360 T Atkinson; £1450 JK Wilson; £1425 £1415 M Ryder & Son; £1380 JM&SP Cooper; £1360 D Cockett;
Blonde (Av £1290)
£1290 JA&J Harper;
Ab Angus (Av £1021)
£1200 £1130 £1000 J&J Garnett; £1190 JT Dobson; £1170 £980 CR&J Kippax; £1070 JC&DJ Marshall; £960 BJ&L Sutcliffe;
Shorthorn (Av £1100)
£1100 IRG Collins;
Brit Blue x (Av £1075)
£1520 £1260 £1220 £1180 JG Bamforth; £1490 £1230 JA&J Harper; £1380 GP Smith; £1275 JM Ewin Newhouse; £1180 D Cockett;

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