Market Report


Saturday 10th August 2019

Auctioneers: Keith Rose, Philip Dale & Tim Webster.


174 Head of Cattle & Calves

109 Store & Breeding Cattle.

A typical harvest market with one or two lots not forward and a couple of buyers missing however, trade held up and store cattle prices continue to exceed many peoples expectations, especially with regard to beef prices.  In the Breeding Section a 56mo Charolais x Cow with B. Blue x Steer Calf sold for £1275 for Marsh Farms.  Jack Peacock reached £975 with a 121mo AA Cow & Char x Bull Calf at foot.  The store cattle section was again topped by Matt Barker with a BBx 15mo Steer at £1045, the same vendor also achieving £925 for a 13mo BA x Bull. A Sout Devon Bull 10mo from C. Hanton made £770.
BBx 15mo - £1045 Matt Barker
BAx 10mo - £950 Matt Barker
BAx 10mo - £920 Matt Barker
BAx 15mo - £890 A.Kinge
Limx 12mo - £890 A.Kinge
BAx 15mo - £850 A. Kinge
Limx 14mo - £835 M. Webb
Limx 12mo - £810 Davis Dairies
Limx 10mo - £770 SG Lutkin
Limx 12mo - £750 Davis Dairies
Limx 14mo - £680 SG Lutkin


(2) Cull Cattle

A small entry sold to 145ppkg for a 30mo Red Poll Steer from Dennis Jenkins


Breeding Cattle

(63) Calves

A depleted entry of fresh calves was made up by a good turnout of stirks. BB Bull calves from Potter & Son sold to £318, with Heifer calves from the same farm to £270. AA Bulls sold to £242 for David Parsons whilst R. Paterson sold Lim x Heifers to £195 and AA Bulls to £190.


Reached £475 for David Bush, £472 for Yorkshine Ltd and £400 for John Perry

SHEEP (587) A few more sheep appeared today despite farmers harvesting and the no show storm with high winds that was expected. (347) Prime Lambs. More lean lambs about today which reflected the average at 178.61ppkg though David Cross sold to 203ppkg and top price per head went to A.W Alston from Masham at £96.50 (42) Hoggets sold to £99 per head from C. Kinge

Auctioneer Tim Webster

The friday before the next sale, I will be out and about Norfolk visiting customers, if you require a visit, please get in touch 07437101163 to discuss marketing of your stock.

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg)

Standard Lambs (32.1-39kg) 135.89p to 202.56p Average 90 lambs 163.85ppkg

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) 156.25p to 196.22p 193 Lambs average 181.68ppkg

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 168.12p to 196.83ppkg 19 Lambs average 184.79ppkg

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +) 138.88p to 186.79ppkg 6 lambs average 163.18ppkg

(92) Cull Ewes

Many small rare breed sheep about today. £5 to £80 Average 42.83
3 Cull Rams £58 to £74 Average £63.33
12 Goats - Lovely goats forward and greeted with fast bidding £81 to £86 Average £84.33

(74) Store Lambs sold from £37 to £67 Average £47.52 (3 Breeding Rams - Texel/Beltex 2 Shear £160 Beltex 2 Shear to £150 Suffolk 2 Shear to £130 (13) Breeding Ewes - Nothing much of note but a few Jacobs and Herdwicks >PLEASE BOOK IN EARLY SO WE CAN ADVERTISE FOR OUR FIRST BREEDING SHEEP SALE ON SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST - ENTRIES TO TIM WEBSTER ON 07437101163