Market Report

 

Saturday 15th October 2022

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

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STORE CATTLE & CALVES (244)

It might be a beef Christmas for obvious reasons and today illustrated what a strong product Beef is. The global shortage of protein continues to bite, as does the energy shortage and prices continue to rise. Have they reallised where food comes from yet ?

HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
Limx 14mo £1390 R Sewell
D/Dev 18mo £1390 T & H Sheldrake
S/Dev 20mo £1350 Holkham Estate
Simx 19mo £1330 Exning Estate
AA 18mo £1280 Holkham Estate
AA 14mo £1250 R Sewell
AA 18mo £1210 Holkham Estate
Limx 18mo £1170 LP & PV Thain
AA 19mo £1150 Holkham Estate
Limx 19mo £1130 LP & PV Thain

HEIFERS
S/Dev £1190 Exning Estate
S/Dev £1150 Holkham Estate
S/Dev £1080 Holkham Estate
S/Horn £1080 Exning Estate
LImx £1080 N Darling
S/Dev £1070 Holkham Estate
S/Horn £1070 CN Seeds Ltd
S/Horn £1050 CN Seeds Ltd

Cull Cattle (30)

Excellent entry and some good cows forward sold on a similar trade. Meated cows in the 150p to 190ppkg range and feeding cows were sort after up to 210ppkg or £1418 from Exning Estates

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

 

BREEDING CATTLE

Some stars on the stage today, with a 7yo Pedigree Charolais Bull from Holkham Estate selling to £2760, a Pedigree British Blue Bull from Kiln Lodge Cattle to £2400 and Pedigree Hereford Cows and Calves from Dr. Leisa Freeman to £2100.
A tremendous run of 15 Black Hereford Heifers from Parker Cattle Ltd, all scanned in calf to a Limousin Bull for January sold to £1700 and averaged £1490. SG Lutkin & Son sold in calf Hereford Cows to £1375

(52) Calves

The calf trade has collapsed - OH DEAR IT HAS NOT !!    A very good market today. A closely fought battle saw R. Paterson come out on top with a Charolais x at £365 followed by Alex Dann with Blues to £360. CB & SC Gapp sold  Herefords to £272 while Angus from Alex Dann reached £280.

SHEEP (969)

Today continued with good numbers forward and a good crowd and 100% clearance of all sheep and decent prices achieved.

PRIME LAMBS (333)
A few more forward, with new customers present, good meat on offer and topping at 271ppkg for J & A Bradshaw-Hird and £129 for N. Bridgestock.

STANDARD LAMBS (165) 220.50 TO 271.00 AV 245.50 £75.00 TO £103.00 AV £88.08
MEDIUM LAMBS (120) 221.40 TO 254.70 AV 236.49 £88.00 TO £114.00 AV £101.15
HEAVY LAMBS (82) 221.20 TO 262.20 AV 239.44 £104.00 TO £120.00 AV £112.14
HEAVY + LAMBS (26) 218.10 TO 229.60 AV 224.13 £111.00 TO £129.00 AV £118.25

(228) Cull Ewes

More on offer this week, though quality down with many rare breeds and small ewes today. Topping at £149.00 for Chris Lakey

£18.00 to £149.00 av £81.32

STORE LAMBS (271)

Nice entry again, but today man more rare breed lambs forward including Shetland and Borary to mention a few, though the better Continentals still at a premium and in demand £80 to £98. Top price today went to A. Burrell with strong Texel lambs to £98.00

£10.00 to £98.00 av £74.32


GOATS (32)
Probably a record entry of Goats today, with stock coming from 8 different vendors and topping at £124 for a Boer Billy from Tim Haste

BREEDING EWES (99)

TEXEL SHEARLINGS £105 TO £132
CHEVIOT FM & BROKEN TO £65
MULE FM & BROKEN TO £60
LLEYN EWE LAMBS £90 TO £98

RAMS (6)
SWISS BLACK NOSE VALAIS TO £100
SHETLAND TO £30
SUFFOLK TO £116
DORSET HORN TO £96


PLEASE NOTE  ON 29th OCTOBER  IS OUR 4th SPECIAL SHEEP BREEDING SALE - EARLY ENTRIES PLEASE FOR ADVERTISING TO TIM THANKS

  • THANK YOU TO ALL FARMERS FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT


Entries for future sale to Tim Webster on 07437 101163.