Market Report


Saturday 4th May 2019

Auctioneers: Keith Rose and Philip Dale


297 Head of Cattle & Calves

174 Store Cattle

Another good entry met the trade of the year so far!! Most lots exceeded vendors expectations and with no real strong cattle forward steers sold to a top of £1015 for 13mo Simmentals from Andrew Watts.
Other notable prices were:
21mo Blonde Steers to      £965 JP Williamson
11mo Lim Steers to           £940 Davis Dairies
25mo Simmental Hfrs to   £985 Lambert & Co
15mo Simmental Hfrs to    £985 S.Keeler
12mo Lim Steers to           £800 HM & IC Stiff
12mo Lim Hfrs to              £785 HM & IC Stiff
12mo Lim Steers               £830 J.C. Watson
12mo Angus Steers to       £820 J.C. Watson
12mo Lim Steers              £980 Rounding Bros

(13) Cull Cattle

Only one under 100ppkg. Cows topped at £140ppkg (£1120) from Messers Capon & Knight


(47) Breeding Cattle

An entry of Red Poll Cows with young Angus Calves at foot found plenty of interest selling to £1000 for D. Ketteringham. Bulls reached £1400 for a Simmental from A. Hurn & Partners and £1205 for a 4yo Angus from FW Read & Sons

(63) Calves

A small entry of quality calves met a firm trade
Best strong B.Blue Bull calves to £422 and £410 CW Potter & Son, Young B. Blue Bull calves to £330 Alex Dann. Hereford Bull Calves from Colin Gapp sold to £260 and  Heifers to £202.
Suckler Bred Limousin Heifer Calves from Davis Dairies reached £320.
Quality Stirks in demand with Bulls to £455 from Messers Draper and B. Blue Steers to £445 from Mr. Chapman


(600) Prime Sheep

It was good to pick up the gavel again, but wish Keith Rose a speedy recovery. A few more about than expected and prices a bit easier with just missing the festival trade. Plenty of weight about with plenty of good buyers.

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg)

Standard Lambs (32.1-39kg) 162.7 to 196.1 Average 174.3ppkg

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) 160.0 to 202.8 Average 187.4ppkg

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 153.8 to 197.0 Average 176.5ppkg

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +) 151.3 to 176.0 Average 159.3ppkg
Spring Lambs 188p to 227ppkg

(177) Cull Ewes

£32 to £100 Average £73.94

(14) Breeding sheep & Store Lambs

Store Hoggs to £45