Market Report

 

Saturday 19th June 2021

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

Notes

270 Head of Cattle & Calves.

Store and Breeding Cattle

A very nice selection considering many markets had a quiet week and with improvements in both the beef and cull cow trade resulting in hot prices for stores, calves, cows and calves and cull cows.

HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
BBx 20mo £1090 G Wisson & Son
Limx 25mo £1090 M Webb
Limx 11mo £1070 Rounding Bros
Limx 33mo £1000 M Webb
Limx 16mo £1000 B Morton & Sons
Simx 13mo £990 G Wisson & Son
Simx 15mo £940 A Sewell
Simx 15mo £920 G Wisson & Son
Limx 13mo £880 G Wisson & Son
Limx 15mo £880 Moores Livestock
HEIFERS
AAx 29mo £1050 H Frost Livestock
Limx 12mo £1030 Rounding Bros
Limx 26mo £980 M Webb
Limx 15mo £960 B Morton & Sons
Saler 16mo £950 A & J Samson
Limx 11mo £920 Rounding Bros
LRed 14mo £850 Moores Livestock
Saler 16mo £850 A & J Samson
Limx 15mo £830 M Webb

Cull & Prime Cattle (20)

New buyers and elevated deadweight quotations brought a fast trade and overall average of 158ppkg - yes that is correct !! and an average per head of £1134. Top price of £1582 (184ppkg) went to Bures Farm Partners. S & J Pilch sold Angus cows to 169ppkg £1504 and Richard Beck reached £1445 (174ppgk) for a Charolais Cow. Tom Kemp Farms got to 172ppg or £1410 for a Simmental Cow.

Important notice to Farmers - please get Farm Assured if you can, it makes a real difference.

 

Breeding Cattle

An excellent entry produced a lot of interest and big prices, topped off at £2300 for a Pedigree Limousin Cow and 1mo Bull Calf from RM Shaw & AJ Goate. Other highlights were £1800 for a South Devon Cow and Bull Calf from Christine Hanton and £1750 for a Simmental Cow with Twin Bull calves from Lambert & Co. Hereford Cows and calves made to £1525 for LF & RN Andrews and in calf Limousin Cows to £1125 for RW Revell

(41) Calves

Calf numbers are tight and the law of supply and demand means that prices are rather high, in fact, after 34 years of selling calves, these are the highest i have achieved. Blue calves from CW Potter sold to £475, £475, £465, £460. Alex Dann made £445, £440, £410. Limousin Bulls from R. Paterson sold to £330 and heifers to £295. Angus bulls from FW Parsons reached £290 with £275 for RC Rout. Herefords from LG Brigham made to £270 and £250 for Tom Crawford. Black and Whites to a whopping £280 for R. Paterson and £160 for Alex Dann

Stirks

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SHEEP (389)

Sheep were generally down throughout the week, but the trade here at Norwich was better than most markets on the week. Less numbers forward today with many farmers having grass down and talk of the trade easing.
NEW SEASON LAMBS (182)
Very fierce bidding for all categories of lambs, especially 40-45kg. Good trade throughout topping at £170 per head for J S Barber and 341.46ppkg for Haynord Gardens.

STANDARD LAMBS (34) 284.21 to 305.12 av 293.27 £108.00 to £119.00 av £112.17
MEDIUM LAMBS (106) 282.50 to 341.46 av 310.40 £113.00 to £146.00 av £129.56
HEAVY LAMBS (30) 280.00 to 320.83 av 298.39 £135.00 to £154.00 av £141.17
HEAVY + LAMBS (12) 242.85 to 298.00 av 266.75 £149.00 to £170.00 av £155.14

HOGGS (54)
More than expected for this time of the year and were met with keen demand topping at £132.00 and 249.05ppkg for AJ Ellis
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STANDARD LAMBS (10) 183.33 to 210.91 av 194.69 £66.00 to £78.00 av £70.50
MEDIUM LAMBS (16) 190.24 to 235.55 av 206.93 £78.00 to £106.00 av £87.33
HEAVY LAMBS (5) 195.55 to 208.88 av 202.21 £88.00 to £94.00 av £91.00
HEAVY+ LAMBS (23) 166.19 to 249.05 av 198.96 £100.00 to £132.00 av £114.89

(86) Cull Ewes

Very good entry of meated ewes on offer today, only 1 lot making under £100 and topping at £147 for Ben Keys very well finished ewes in the last pen.
£71.00 to £147.00 av £126.88

CULL RAMS (1) to £118.00

Store Hoggs

BREEDING SHEEP

EWES & LAMBS (62)
A few rare breeds of sheep today.
2 x Texel FM ewes & 4 lambs at foot to £95 each
4 x Hampshire 6th & FM ewes & 8 lambs at foot to £88 each
1 x Herdwick 6th & Herdwick Lamb to £64.00 each
21 Soay ewes with 19 lambs af foot to £22 each
1 Soay ewe to £30

GOATS (4)
Young goats today all Boer
£60.00 to £86.00 av £75.50

  • THANK YOU TO ALL FARMERS FOR UNLOADING THEIR STOCK AND LEAVING IT TO US DURING THESE TRYING TIMES


Entries for future sale to Tim Webster on 07437 101163.