Market Report

 

Saturday 31st July 2021

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

Notes

156 Head of Cattle & Calves.

Store and Breeding Cattle 168

Record amounts of food produced in this perfect climate of ours, but great difficulties in replacing cattle. Finishers are stuck with this dilemma - does anyone have a decent crystal ball handy ?

HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
BBx 15mo £1260 R Criddle
AA 17mo £1260 R Criddle
Hfd 18mo £1180 T H Sheldrake
AA 17mo £1140 J Watson
Charx 15mo £1070 Pat Key
Limx 9mo £990 J & H Gowing
AA 27mo £980 D Alpe
Limx 13mo £970 Davis Dairies
Simx 9mo £950 Lambert & Co
Hfd 14mo £950 Davis Dairies

HEIFERS
BBx 21mo £1080 Haywood Farms
Limx 14mo £1070 RF & RJ Parker
SHorn 26mo £1025 Sherlock Holmes
BAx 12mo £1010 Red Bull Farming
Limx 12mo £990 RF & RJ Parker
Charx 15mo £970 Pat Key

Cull & Prime Cattle (26)

There is a lot of trade at present for this sort of meat, which is not surprising when you have to queue to get into the queue at some fast food restuarants.
Cows to 190ppkg for M Barker and £1478 for R Beck
Overall average 163.36ppkg

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

 

Breeding Cattle

Cows and calves reached £1275 for a South Devon and Hereford Bull Calf from P Haistead

(45) Calves

Some good calves forward today which was reflected in the prices. B.Blue bulls topped at £482 and £472 for Alex Dann, £472 for CW Potter, with Angus from David Parsons to £378 and the first consignment of Charolais x Calves from R. Paterson, which look excellent, to £368 for Bulls and £362 for Heifers. Black and whites to £155 for R. Paterson and £150 for Alex Dann

Stirks

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SHEEP (642)

A fair entry forward today with many farmers back to their livestock due to the recent wet weather.

NEW SEASON LAMBS (362)
Missing two buyers today but prices holding up to National trends where prices have trailed off throughout the week.  Topping today were Bure Farm Partners at 270ppkg and Jason Child at £126 per head.

STANDARD LAMBS (134) 207.80 to 270.00 av 234.70 £74.00 to £99.00 av £84.80
MEDIUM LAMBS (164) 209.00 to 256.80 av 228.09 £85.00 to £108.00 av £95.14
HEAVY LAMBS (56) 212.70 to 262.50 av 239.00 £100.00 to £126.00 av £111.90
HEAVY + LAMBS (8) 190.30 to 209.20 av 199.75 £113.00 to £118.00 av £115.50

HOGGS (1)
Realised £79 and 144.00 ppkg

(133) Cull Ewes

Lacking a bit of finish and meat today. Topping at £110
£25.00 to £110.00 av £85.29

CULL RAMS (9)
£44.00 to £188.00 av £106.56

STORE LAMBS

Good entry this week and prices remain high even with the fat dropping back.

TEXEL X (72) £54.00 to £96.00 av £83.28
CHAR X (5) £76.00 to £84.00 av £78.20
SUFFOLK X (9) 70.00 to £89.00 av £84.55
MULE (12) £60.00 to £84.00 av £82.00
NORFOLK HORN (15) £62.00 to £74.00 av £73.20
JACOBS (16) to £62.00 av £62.00
XBREEDS (3) £65.00 to £76.00 av £72.33
GREYFACED DARTMOOR to £54.00 av £54.00

BREEDING SHEEP

EWES & LAMBS (10)
More outfits today from Duncan Partners
£74.00 to £91.00 per life av £80.80

NEXT SALE 14TH AUGUST TO INCLUDE OUR 1ST SPECIAL BREEDING SHEEP SALE
ENTRIES NOW BEING TAKEN PLEASE CALL
TIM WEBSTER 07437101163

  • 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.