Market Report

 

Saturday 17th July 2021

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

Notes

175 Head of Cattle & Calves.

Store and Breeding Cattle

At last the weather is getting warmer and with potentially record breaking crops and grass yield, East Anglia is looking extremely well and healthy. We are only part timers with a back street market, but we do not do too badly in terms of numbers and prices as shown below, when compared with the great and the good.
HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
BBx 15mo £1310 R Criddle Livestock
BBx 18mo £1310 R Criddle Livestock
Chx 15mo £1180 NP Key
Limx 17mo £1040 G Wisson & Son
BBx 17mo £1000 G Wisson & Son
Limx 27mo £970 JM Fryatt
Limx 14mo £960 JM Fryatt
Limx 16mo £950 JM Fryatt
Limx 16mo £920 Moores Livestock
Limx 14mo £910 JM Fryatt
HEIFERS
BBx 21mo £1070 Haywood Farms
Chx 15mo £1060 NP Key
BBx 21mo £1020 Haywood Farms
Limx 13mo £980 AE Baker 
BBx 20mo £980 G Wisson & Son
Chx 11mo £880 SG Lutkin & Son
BBx 14mo £840 S Woodrow
L Red 16mo £750 Moores Livestock
Hfdx 13mo £720 S Woodrow

Cull & Prime Cattle (29)

Another small entry of Cows met the usual very fas trade - overall average 162ppkg - yes that is correct !  A clean heifer from SG Lutkin & Son topped the market at 205ppkg with big fleshed cows frequently 160ppkg to 180ppkg. Top price in the lump went to Mrs Jane Cargill with Angus Cows to £1600, £1575, £1532, £1512

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

 

Breeding Cattle

A smaller entry this week, with Lincoln Red Cows and Calves from Shaw & Goate to £1390 and £1350. Belted Galloway Cow and Calf from CA Coe & Son to £1290. Hereford Cow & twin calves from J Delph to £1225. Simmental Stock bull from R.Giles £1280

(32) Calves

A small harvest entry of specially selected Dairy calves produced an outstanding trade that bucked the national trend. To those of you who are selling privately - good luck with that.
Top price this week went to Alex Dann with B.Blue bulls to £470, £445 and heifers to £420, £400 and black and whites to £160.
R. Paterson had quality Limousins to £420, £410 and black and whites to £155.
CW Potter sold B.Blues to £390, £390 with RJ Barns at £335. Herefords from LG Brigham reached £200.

Stirks

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SHEEP (496)

Numbers down this week with many farmers making hay while the sun shines,but those who were able to attend were rewarded by fantastic prices as the sheep were in demand with a full list of buyers present.

NEW SEASON LAMBS (205)
A very keen demand throughout especially for heavier lambs for the forthcoming festival. Alburgh Lamb topping at 319ppkg and Mr. B. Bradshaw £151

STANDARD LAMBS (40) 229.70 TO 282.00 AV 248.90 £82.00 TO £110 AV £93.20
MEDIUM LAMBS (110) 260.90 TO 319.00 AV 283.95 £106.00 TO £137.00 AV £119.40
HEAVY LAMBS (48) 258.00 TO 312.70 AV 281.56 £122.00 TO £147.00 AV £132.38
HEAVY + LAMBS (7) 259.20 TO 302.00 AV 282.64 £140.00 TO  £151.00 AV £146.00

HOGGS (14)
A few heavy hoggs today topping at £124 for Mr. Melton and 249ppkg for Mr. Egmore

(210) Cull Ewes

Good entry of ewes today chasing the Festival trade and were handsomely rewarded topping at £153 for P. Littleboy's Texel x
£38.00 to £153.00 av £110.21

CULL RAMS (1)
£109.00

Store Lambs (40)

Plenty of customers on the look out for stores. Stow Estates the best at £82.00

Texel x (15)  76.00 to 82.00 av 79.00
Wiltshire (7)          to 61.00 av 61.00
XBred (18)   63.00 to 64.00 av 63.50

BREEDING SHEEP

EWES & LAMBS (13)
Duncan Partners selling to £85.00 per life

65.00 to 85.00 av 76.46

GOATS (13)
Mostly Nannies with Kids topping at £92.00

44.00 to 92.00 av 67.62

  • 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.