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 well and store cattle prices continue to exceed many peoples expectations, especially with regard to beef prices.
In the breeding section a 56m.o Charolais cow with a BB x bull calf sold for 1275 for Marsh Farm, Jack Peacock recieved 975 for a 121m.o AA cow with a Char x bull calf.
The store cattle section was again topped by Matt Barker with a 15m.o BB x Steer @ 1045, the same vendor also achieved 925 for a 13m.o Blonde bull, South Devon bulls
10m.o made 770 for Christine Hanton.

Breeding Cattle,
Char x Cow with BB x Calf 1275 (Marsh Farm)
Angus x Cow with CH x Calf 975 (Jack Peacock) 


BBx 15mo 1045 Matt Barker
BAx 10m.o 950 Matt Barker 
BAx 10m.o 920 Matt Barker
BAx 15m.o 890 A Kinge
Lim x 12m.o 890 A Kinge
BA x 15m.o 850 A kinge
Lim x 14m.o 835 M. Webb

Limx 12m.o 810 Davis Dairies
Lim x 10m.o 770 SG Lutkin & Son
Lim x 12m.o 750 Davis Dairies
Lim x 14m.o 680 SG Lutkin & Son


(2) Cull Cattle

A small entry sold to 145ppkg for a 30m.o Red Poll steer from Dennis Jenkins.


Breeding Cattle

(63) Calves

A depleted entry of fresh calves was made up by a good turn out of stirks.
BB x bull calf for CW Potter sold to 318, with Hef calves from the same home to 270,
AA bulls sold to 242 for FW Parsons & Sons, Whilst R Patterson sold Lim x Hef Calves to 195 and AA x bull calves to 190. Stirks reached 477 for David Bush, 472 for Yorkshine Ltd & 400 for John Perry.


SHEEP (587) A few more sheep appeared today despite farmers harvesting and the no show storm and high winds that were expected. 347 Prime Lambs. More lean lambs about today which reflected the average at 178.61ppkg. David Cross sold to 203ppkg and max price per head went to AW Alston at 96.50. S
 Prime Sheep (347)

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)  90 Lambs Average 163.85ppkg

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) 193 Lambs Average 181.68ppkg

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 88 Lambs Average 184.79ppkg

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +) 6 Lambs Average 163.18ppkg

42 Hoggets sold to 99 per head from C Kinge.

(95) Cull Ewes

Many small rare breed sheep about today £5 to £80 Average £42.83

(3) Cull Rams. 58-74 Av 63.33

(74) Store Lambs Good show of various breeds of lambs, 37-67 Av 47.52. 3 Breeding Rams, Texel x Beltex 2 Shear 160, Beltex 2 Shear 150, Suffolk 2 Shear 130. 13 Breeding Ewes, mainly Jacobs & 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