Market Report


Saturday 24th August 2019

Auctioneers: Keith Rose, Philip Dale & Tim Webster.


 240 Head of Cattle & Calves

240 Store & Breeding Cattle.

144 Store and Breeding Cattle
Another fair entry for the straw carting period !!
We had a mixed entry in terms of quality and overall trade was good. Some of the secondary sorts were a touch easier, reflecting the current beef prices, but preimium quality cattle looked a good price. Jack Peacock topped with Limousin x Steers at £1070 and Charolais x Heifers at £860.
Lim x 1070 J Peacock,
Lim x 895 J Watson,
BB x 885 J Watson,
Char x 890 NP Key,
Lim x 745 Davis Dairies,
L-Red 750 M Cook Farming,
Sim x 730 A Burcham,
Lim x 790 F Fryatt,
Lim x 760 KM Key,
BB x 725 EJ Loades,
Char x 860 J Peacock,
Lim x 765 Davis Dairies,
Lim x 755 R Criddle,
Lim x 740 F Fryatt,
BB x 790 Ian Stiff,
Lim x 760 Ian Stiff.


(4) Cull Cattle

A small entry sold to 137ppkg or 1096 for a Longhorn x steer from Brian Rutterford.


Breeding Cattle

A South devon x Cow with Lim x Hef calf made 1060 for R Skinner and a Shorthorn x Cow with Lim x Bull Calf reached 1000 for Shirley Keeler.

(92) Calves

An increased entry met a solid trade, Generally a touch easier for all but the top end.
BB x bull calves sold to 368 for CW Potter & Son. BB x hefs reached 325 for the same vendor. Alex Dann sold BB x bulls to 255 and AA x bulls to 200, Her x bulls from Tom Crawford made 190 as did the same from CB & SC Gapp.
Quality stirks were in demand with Sim x steers 5m.o from N Rix reaching 535 and hefs 530.


SHEEP (667)

Auctioneer Tim Webster ALAA.

Hot weather, hot trade! Please bring your stock to Norwich market.

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.

Prime Lambs (198),
Again very competetive with other markets a high of stay local.

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg)        95 Lambs 156p-199 Av 180ppkg

Standard Lambs (32.1-39kg)  52 Lambs 170-202 Average 185ppkg

Medium Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) 42 Lambs 163-194 Average 179ppkg

Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) 4 Lambs 153-183 Average 172ppkg

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +) 


(67) Cull Ewes

A few less than expected, Top price to alburgh Lamb at 78
£20 to £78 Average £45.51

(8) Cull Rams. 20-68 Av 42.13

(208) Store Lambs

A good entry of store lambs forward and topping 57 for Howells of Bintree,
24-57 Av 47.02.

(175) Breeding Sheep

Again a few nice sheep forward with Ruth Barnes & daughters topping at 140 for
her nice Texels.

Breeding Rams 70-205.

Entries for future sale to Tim Webster on 07437 101163.