Market Report

 

Saturday 19th September 2020

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

Notes

258 Head of Cattle & Calves

201 Store and Breeding Cattle

We've turned the corner and were in Quality Street !!  Probably the best show of cattle in terms of quality at Norwich in recent years, so thanks to all the sellers and buyers for their support.
There is no stopping it at the moment, with steers from A. Hurn & Partners to £1155, Heifer from A.J. Austin to £1130 and Heifers and Calves from A. Hodge to £1690
HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
Simx 19mo £1155 A.Hurn & Partners
Simx 18mo £1120 A. Hurn & Partners
Limx 22mo £1080 N. Frost
Simx 18mo £1075 Holkham Estates
Simx 19mo £1070 A. Hurn & Partners
Limx 15mo £1060 R. Wright
Simx 18mo £1040 A.Hurn & Partners
Simx 17mo £1000 Holkham Estate
Saler            £950 A.J.Austin
Hereford       £945 Howlett Farming
HEIFERS
Saler 36mo £1130 A.J. Austin
Saler 24mo £1040 A.J. Austin
Simx 22mo £1030 J & J Hadingham
Limx 15mo £1030 N. Frost
Limx 17mo £1010 D & S Livestock
Limx 17mo £1000 A.Hodge
AA 21mo £990 N. Frost
BBx 20mo £980 R. Criddle
BBx 21mo £970 D & S Livestock
Limx 16mo £935 Davis Dairies
Saler £930 Erpingham House Farms
Limx £910 Davis Dairies



DONT FORGET TO GET FARM ASSURED IF YOU CAN, IT ALL HELPS

(6) Cull & Prime Cattle

A small entry and with National quotations down a bit, nothing startling today. Overage steers to 135ppkg Tony Beeson, Cows to 122ppkg S.G.  Lutkin & Son


Important notice to Farmers - please get Farm Assured if you can, it makes a real difference.

 

Breeding Cattle

Plenty of life as ususal, with Herford Cows with their Bull Calves topping the market at £1130 from M. Wilkinson. Belted Galloway Cows and Calves sold to £1100 for Julian Projects Ltd

(51) Calves & Stirks

The climate in the calf ring was very hot today and an unprecedented trade was witnessed. A.Angus bulls from CW Potter sold to £480 with B.Blue bulls from the same vendor to £410 and B. Blue heifers to £390. Suckler Bred Limousin bull calves to £450 for G. Rust-Andrews. David Parsons sold A.Angus bulls to £335, £335, £325 and £305. RJ Barnes sold B.Blue bulls to £338 and heifers to £310. R. Paterson sold B.Blue bulls to £295 and Limousin heifers to £265. CB & SC Gapp sold Hereford Bulls to £258 and £252

Stirks

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SHEEP (1045)

A very good entry in the sunshine at Norwich today, a good crowd of buyers and plenty of farmers with a smile with prices generally very good.
PRIME LAMBS (348)
What a trade again, Lambs holding their value and today we had a good compliment of buyers keen to bid. A few plainer sorts today, but the meated lambs more than made up. Top prices were Alburgh Lamb at 264.7ppkg and £137 per head for J. Forrester, Tattersett.
STANDARD LAMBS (124) 181.8 TO 230.5 AVE 200.58 £65 TO £83 AVE £73.61
MEDIUM LAMBS (147)    181.3 TO 234.5 AVE 213.04 £72 TO £104 AVE £88.03
HEAVY LAMBS (56)          187.7 TO 264.7 AVE 224.32 £92 TO £126 AVE £108.50
HEAVY+ LAMBS (21)       196.0 TO 219.2 AVE 209.65 £100 TO £137 AVE £117.50

Auctioneer Tim Webster ALAA.

(121) Cull Ewes

Good show of meated ewes forward and our very own Richard Criddle topping the market at £100 with a Texel.
£16 to £100 Ave £70.45
CULL RAMS (8)
£10 to £112 Ave £32.75

Store Lambs (334)

A very decent entry with a good company of buyers keen to bid. Prices continue to be good and topping at £92 for Mark Daniels Beltex Lamb.
Texel X (215) £53 to £75 Ave £62.82
Lleyn (5) to £63
Suffolk (12) £66 to £76 Ave £71
Romney (13) to £66
Hampshire (4) to £50
Southdown (4) to £60
Dorset (16) to £47
Kerry Hills (34) £47 to £68 Ave £58.33
Zwartble (5) to £56
XBreeds (8) £30 to £77 Ave £45
Hebredian (6) to £21

Breeding Sheep

BREEDING EWES (192)
Various quality forward today, all sold with quality selling well. Rare Breeds harder to place.
Blue Texel Ewe Lambs (2) to £116
Scotch 1/2 Bred Ewe Lambs (9) to £84
Texel x Shearling Ewes (67) £90 to £126 Ave £109.57
Texel x Easycare 2 Shear (5) to £60
Charollais x Shearling Ewes (7) to £123
Charollais x Ewes Full Mouth (24) £83 to £102 Ave £92
Char x Texel  Ewes Full Mouth (15) to £113
Welsh x Shearling Ewe (1) to £77
Suffolk x 2 Shear (5) to £63
Mules Aged (14) to £42
Cross Breeds 6 & 4 Tooth (14) to £76
Manx 6 & 4 Tooth (12) to £39
Mixed Rare Breeds (17) to 31

BREEDING RAMS (39)
The most rams forward for some time with all sizes, shapes and breeds finding good homes.
M.V. ACCREDITED RAMS (6)
Pedigree Blue Texel Ram Lambs (2) £190 to £200 Ave £195
Suffolk Shearling Ram (1) to £280
Charollais Shearling Rams (2) to £110
Charollais 6 Tooth Ram (1) to £125
NON M.V. ACCREDITED RAMS (33)
Michelle Lakey buying the best 2 Rams of the day, both from Sue Amos £440 and £480
3/4 Beltex & 1/4 Dutch Texel (1) to £480
Beltex 2 Shear (1) to £440
Charollais x Beltex (1) to £160
Hampshire Shearlings (3) to £150
Texel (6) £150 to £195 Ave £169
Other Breeds (17) £60 to £85 Ave £72.50
Wensleydale Shearling (1) to £75
Manx (3) to £20

PLEASE BOOK YOUR ENTRIES IN FOR OUR FORTHCOMING SPECIAL BREEDING SHEEP SALES   October 17th

THANK YOU TO ALL FARMERS FOR UNLOADING THEIR STOCK AND LEAVING IT TO US DURING THESE TRYING TIMES


Entries for future sale to Tim Webster on 07437 101163.