Market Report


Saturday 7th March 2020

Auctioneers: Keith Rose, Philip Dale & Tim Webster.


336 Head of Cattle & Calves

285 Store & Breeding Cattle.

A tremendous entry and trade to match. The store cattle trade continues to rock and roll, despite the many political and health issues, which may or may not have an impact on agriculture.
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Again no real strength, however many stores were over £1000, up to £1025 for Cook & Colman and FA & CA Kinge.
In the breeding section a Limousin Stock bull reached £2000 for A.P. Piggeries and Cows and Calves £1100 for D.R. Coe
Limx 11mo £1025 Cook and Colman
Limx 21mo £1025 FA & CA Kinge
Char 19mo £1020 ER Crane
Shorn 20mo £1000 W.E. Chantry & Son
Hfd   29mo £ 990 S.C .Holden
BBx  14mo  £ 945 Cook & Colman
Simx          £ 940  Riches & Partners
Charx         £ 920 R.J. Beck
Blk White 26mo £700 Paul Rackham Ltd
L/Reds 23mo £945 J. Everson
Limx    19mo £920 Riches & Partners
Limx    12mo £895 MA & CR Rounding
Simx    23mo £865 J. Everson
Charx   12mo £860 E.R. Crane
Limx              £745 Davis Dairies
Simx             £670 The Gapp Company
Limx             £745 David Andrews
Limx             £740 J. Delph
BBx               £720 J. Watson


(13) Cull & Prime Cattle

More Custormers = more money. Every Cow over 100ppkg up to 163ppkg for a young Charolais from Pat Key and big cows from Ian Stiff to £1020


Breeding Cattle

(38) Calves & Stirks

A seasonally small show met a very fast trade.
BB Bull Calves from Potters sold to £325, £320 and £315. BB heifers from Alex Dann reached £280, who also sold Black & White Bulls to £92. Hereford Heifers from Tom Crawford to £170 and bulls to £150 from Eddie Brigham.



SHEEP (957)

Auctioneer Tim Webster ALAA.
Good entries continue for Norwich Market as good prices find the sheep but these prices are predicted to continue upwards to Easter possibly.

 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 Hoggets (549)
A few less hoggs around with many farmers using up their fodder and prices set to continue a few weeks yet. Top Hoggs today were sold to 250ppkg for D. Bales and also £130 for Haynford Gardens.

Light Lambs (25.5-32kg) @ 219.78ppkg

Medium Lambs (32.1-39kg) @ 228.06ppkg

Standard Lambs (39.1-45.5kg) @ 226.07ppkg
Heavy Lambs (45.6-52kg) @ 227.65ppkg

Extra Heavy Lambs (52.1kg +)  @ 210.12ppkg


(170) Cull Ewes

A few more about after last sales results which continued with new buyers. Top price for Nick Gardners Suffolk x Ewes at £132.
£10 to £132 average £82.35

Cull Rams (6)
£66 to £138 average £93.83

(184) Store Lambs

Good show of quality Texel x lambs and others about today. Best prices for Texel x Lambs from R. Smith, Beccles at £90.50.
Average £69.84

Breeding Sheep (48)

A good show of sheep from David Cross
Top price £91 for Charx FM
Ewes due 06/04 to a Beltex Tup

Entries for future sale to Tim Webster on 07437 101163.