Market Report

 

Saturday 23th February, 2019

Auctioneers: Keith Rose and Philip Dale

Notes

Slightly disappointing entry especially when the trade was so strong. For up to ten month old stock, Lambert & Co sold Sim x steers £935, JC Watson BB x steers £820, Davis Dairies lim steers £785. For up to fifteen month old R Youngs hit £1030 for Her steers, RH Rash eleven month old Lim x steers £855, Ian Stiff Lim steers £815. MI Kittle sold Angus x steers for £975, J Everson sim x hefs £953, Ian Hodge sold first calf Ped Lim hefs at £1700.

Cattle and Sheep

(192) Cattle

Charolais 8-10mo hefs 635

Simmental 8-10mo Bulls 885, strs 935, hfrs 635. 11-15m.o strs 725

Bazadaise 11-15m.o strs 840

Limousin 8-10mo  strs 785. 11-15mo strs 855, hfrs 715. 

Blue 8-10m.o strs 820, 

A.Angus 8-10mo strs 770. 20mo+ strs 975 hefs 885.

Hereford 8-10mo strs 770,16-19m.o strs 1030.

(8) Cull Cattle

Light Cows 74p to 143ppkg

Heavy Cows 94ppkg

Steers 140-148ppkg 

Aged bulls 105-159ppkg

(11) Breeding Cattle

Ped Limousin Hefs 1700 (Ian Hodge),

Aged Cows & calves to 760,

BB x Lim hefs 1240,

Angus cows in calf 780,

BB x in calf Hefs 980 (M Fraser).

(75) Calves

A decent entry and with new buyers in attendance trade was much dearer. B-Blue Hefs 370 (CW Potter), Bulls 345 (A Dann) Angus Bulls 260. Stirks plenty of customers.

B. Blue Males 190 to 345 Heifers 150 to 370

Hereford Males 100 to 220 Heifers 120 to 190

Angus Males 125 to 260 Heifers 95 to 210

Friesians 55 to 80

Stirks

B-Blue Males 455 (R Criddle)

Lim Males 405 Heifers 375

Lincoln Red Males 295-380 heifers 350-390 (W Vincent)

A.Angus Males 200-410 (R Criddle) hefs 335-340

Simmental Heifers 245-315

(1285) Sheep

Definetly the highest entry for norwich in years for a normal sale day. Trade for prime hoggets was surprisingly strong despite a third of the entry being 47kg to a massive 66kg heavy, Our overall average was a creditable 176.9ppkg. Cull ewes were also a stronger trade. 

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg)

Standard Lambs (32.1-39kg)  171.8 to 203.8 average 186.8

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg)  169.3 to 200 average 188.3

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 150 to 186.8 average 175.1

Extra Lambs (52.1kg +) 148.4 to 180 average 171.2

(156) Cull Ewes

£18 to £87 (DN Gardner & Son) Average £55.50

(189) Breeding sheep & Store Lambs

Texel Ewe Hoggs 105 (JE Spratt),

Store Hoggs 25-66.50 (P Shipp) Av 55.30,

Kerry Hill ewes with single lambs at foot 88,

6 Goats, Castrated Boers 85 Billies 55.