Market Report

 

Saturday 17th October 2020

Auctioneers: Philip Dale & Tim Webster.

343 HEAD OF CATTLE & CALVES

Notes

NAMED SIRES:
For the avoidance of doubt, we will only annouce NAMED SIRES if the sires EAR TAG NUMBER is printed on the passport, accompanied by the FULL NAME of the pedigree registered Bull.  We will announce SIRE TAG if there is a sires tag number printed on the passport but no name of a registed bull.  You will appreciate that we do not have time to verify this information on sale day. The details supplied to us on the entry forms MUST be accurate. DNA tests are regularly carried out and the vendor will be liable for any discrepancies. Thank you

343 Store Cattle and Calves There were many, many, many customers missing around the ringside, with a slight break in the weather allowing a chance to spray and drill. However, despite fewer people and a less than top quality entry in places, there was still plenty of competition and a firm trade ensued, albeit slightly easier than some of the recent flyers.

263 STORE & BREEDING CATTLE
As per usual, no big cattle forward but medium ones sold to £1015 for a superb Black BB Heifer from Richard Criddle.
HIGHLIGHTS
STEERS
AA 24mo £995 JP Molineux
BBx 14mo £950 R. Criddle
Simx 19mo £900 Holkham Estates
Limx 11mo £900 Cook & Colman
AA 30mo £890 RH Rash 
BBx 10mo £880 Cook & Colman
Hfd 16mo £870 Howlett Farming Co
Hfd 12mo £870 JR Brown
BBx 11mo £840 R. Criddle
S/Horn 17mo £840 A Watts
HEIFERS
BBx 18mo £1015 R. Criddle
Charx 19mo £995 Holkham Estates
Simx 20mo £995  "     "       "      "
Hfd 20mo £980    "     "       "      "
AA 20mo £970  Holkham Estates
BBx 10mo £840 Cook & Colman
Limx 16mo £840 ER Ling
Limx 19mo £840 Barningham Farms
Limx 18mo £840 LP & PV Thain
Limx 10mo £815 B.Jones
BULLS
Limx 85mo £1175 A. Watts
S.Dev 8mo £800 C. Hanton
S.Dev 6mo £770 C.Hanton


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

(14) Cull & Prime Cattle

A few more about and a very good trade considering some cow centres are struggling with the virus up North. Cows sold to 137ppkg for RH Rash & Son and 131ppkg for Mr & Mrs Claxton.


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

 

Breeding Cattle

(66) Calves & Stirks

The calf trade continues with severe competiton for the better sorts resulting in very high prices. BB heifers sold to £400, £390, £390 all for CW Potter. BB bulls reached £305 for R. Paterson and £300 for RJ Barnes. Quality Angus were in demand with a top of £320 for David Parsons for a bull calf and £242 for Tom Crawford. Limousin bull calves continue to attract a lot of interest selling to £310 for R. Paterson and £290 Coston Hall Farms.

Stirks

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SHEEP (762)

A very wet day again in Norwich with sheep in general not showing their best and Nationally a bit easier, though again Norwich more than holding their own amongst most markets and outlets.
PRIME LAMBS (311)
A few more about today with prices a bit easier but all farmers got good returns for their stock. Top prices went to Alburgh Lamb at 233.40ppkg and Michelle Lakey at £115 per head.

Standard Lambs (110) 181.00 to 218.40 av 199.47 £61.50 to £83.00 av £72.59
Medium Lambs (113) 183.60 to 22.90 av 195.30 £73.00 to £95.00 av £81.76
Heavy Lambs (71) 184.20 to 233.40 av 202.28 £78.00 to £106.00 av £93.33
Heavy+Lambs (16) 163.90 to 197.00 av 179.37 £83.00 to £115.00 av £99.61
Auctioneer Tim Webster ALAA.

(160) Cull Ewes

Good entry though a few more plainer sorts today which reflected in the average but topping at £8.50 for L. George, Gt Yarmouth
£19 to £88.50 av £68.14
CULL RAMS (1)
To £93.00

Store Lambs (186)

Store lambs were wanted by Farmers and maintained recent good trade.
Texel x (104) £51 to £72.50 av £61.64
Texel x Char (12) to £50 av £50
Charollais (10) to £49 av £49
Mules (7) to £53 av £53
Zwartble (4) £50 to £70 av £60
S/Down x Mule (30) to £68 av £68
Romney (5) to £61 av £61
Mixed Rare Breeds (14) £10 to £26 av £18

Breeding Sheep

BREEDING EWES (85)
This was our 4th Special Breeding Sale and was well supported.
Texel x Ewes (42) £78 to £92 av £83.33
Beltex x Ewes (11) £84 to £100 av £92
Suffolk x Mules (7) £82 to £101 av £91.50
Charollais (5) to £98 av £98
Lleyn (5) to £44 av £44
Rare Breeds (6) £10 to £48 av £30.33
Texel Ewe Lambs (7) to £100 av £100

MV ACCREDITED RAMS (13)
Pedigree Texel Shearling (3) £290 to £380 av £333.33
Ped Charollais Shearling (2) £100 to £350 av £225
Pedigree Blue Texel Ram Lamb (1) to £200 av £200

NON MV BREEDING RAMS (13)
Border Leicester (2) to £200 av £200
Texel x (6) £140 to £210 av £175
Suffolk (4) £70 to £78 av £76
Jacob (1) to £78 av £78


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.