Market Report

 

Saturday 20th April, 2019

Auctioneers: Keith Rose and Philip Dale

Notes

313 HEAD OF CATTLE & CALVES

Lots more buyers at the ringside to acquire cattle for the empty fields or feeding yards. Trade was definately much better than of late. Under 10mo saw John  Watson get £760 for B.Blue strs & £740 for hfrs. SG Lutkin & Son £780 Char strs. Both J. Goddard & Lambert & Co sold Sim strs at £900. KM Key £925 Lim strs. Westacre Farms £970 Angus strs. Exning Estates up to £710 for South Devon hfrs. DJ & P Rice a high of £1065 for South Devon strs. JP Williamson £930 Blonde strs & £865 hfrs. ND Frost £940 B.Blue strs. J. Everson £1020 Blonde hfrs.

Cattle and Sheep

248 Cattle

Charolais 8-10mo Strs 780, Hfrs 670. 11-15mo strs 805

Simmental 11-15mo strs 900, hfrs 775

Limousin 8-10mo  bulls 630, strs 760. 11-15mo strs 925, hfrs 745

Blonde 16-19mo strs 930, hfrs 865. 20mo hfrs 1020

Blue 8-10mo strs 760, hfrs 740. 16-19mo strs 940

A.Angus 8-10mo hfrs 585. 11-15mo strs 970, hfrs 700.

Hereford 8-10mo strs 670, hfrs 660. 16-19mo strs 880

South Devon 11-15mo strs 1065, hfrs 710

(11) Cull Cattle

Definately Better trade for the cull cattle.
Heavy Cows 126 to 139ppkg. Average 134.5ppkg Light Cows 102 to 149ppkg Average 125.2ppkg
Very light (Jersey) 58p to 74ppkg

 

(15) Breeding Cattle

Simmental Cows & Hfr Calves £1200 J. Goddard
B.Blue Cows &  Hfr Calves £1125 G. Hughes
Red Poll Cows & Angus Calves £770 to £860
37mo Angus Bull £1035

(65) Calves

A bit more quality in the young calves culminating in better prices, 2nd quality more variable. B.Blue males to £355 (FS Dann) & £350 (CW Potter) Angus males to £248 (CW Parsons) Lower qualities forward in the stirks

B. Blue Males 200 to 355 Heifers 160 to 335
Angus Males 150 to 248 Heifers 155 to 175

Limousin Males 155 to 165 Heifers 105 to 132
Hereford Males 165 to 245

Friesians 1st Qu to £120, 2nd Qu £52 to £65

Stirks

Hereford Males 240 to 450 Heifers 290

Angus Heifers 140, Simmental Heifers 345

Sussex Heifers 305, Friesians 190

(429) Sheep

Easter Abbatoir shutdown brought abouit lower interest. Top price 205ppkg (NP Key) Small entry of New Season Lambs £85 to £98. Cull ewes still bouyant to £100 Ewes & Lambsd selective bidding for quality on offer

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg)

Standard Lambs (32.1-39kg) 152.7 to 205.4 Average 175.4

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) 152.9 to 203.4 Average 178.2

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 155.5 to 205.0 Average 178.1

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +) 150.0 to 188.5  Average 159.2

Spring Lambs 219 to 226

(62) Cull Ewes

£29 to £100 Average £68.90

(94) Breeding sheep & Store Lambs

Mule x Ewes & Lambs 76 to 92

Texel x Ewes & Lambs 122

In Lamb Mule Ewes 64
Store Hoggets Beltex Ram Lambs to £100
Feeding Hoggs 40 to 55