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NWA J36 Crooklands Thursday 01/08/13

Posted Thursday, 01 August 2013, 3.32pm

NWA held its fortnightly sale of store and breeding stock with 543 head of stock sold on behalf of 60 vendors to 39 purchasers.

Cast/OTM cattle topped at 207.5p/kg and £1576. Best meated cows reached 179p/kg and £1200 forLimousincows, dairy cows to £172p/kg (£979) from TH Gibson & Son. OTM heifers lead the market at 207p/kg for aLimousin, with aLimousinstock bull from DJ & MJ Hoggarth at £1576. A show comprising predominantly ex parlour cows coupled with an easier national trade led to a market average of 123p/kg for all sold.

A larger show of yearling store cattle sold to a competitive ringside of buyers with KM & SJ Atkinson selling Charollias steers to £1080. A 14 month Highland steer from F & TEParkreached £760. Mainly heifers forward this week with Blondes to £890 from D & DW Prickett. Next sale Thursday 15th August, entries for catalogue close Friday 9th August.

Dairy cattle sold to a top price of £1500 for Ayrshire heifers from Kirkby & Longworth and HF from DR & C Galbraith. Please advise entries to assist with informing buyers.

Yet more vendors and purchasers at the calf sale this week. Best bull calves £488, £400 from JS & I Wilson & B Wilson with heifers £430, £335 for BRB from JS & I Wilson & DW Cottam. Dairy bulls over £100 for strongest rearers topping at £192 from HJ Robinson & Son, with Shorthorns to £80. Stirks £540, £520 from A & CM Carter.

The opening sale of store lambs saw an abundance of buyers, including several new faces ringside, with various buyers leaving with empty trailers. Texelcross reached £63.50 from C Briggs with Suffolks to £61.50 from I & ME Askew, Charolais cross to £58.50 from EI Wilson & Son. Hill lambs sold to £53 for Cheviot from A Kirkbride. All lambs sold averaged £54. Next sale Thursday 15th August, entries for catalogue close Friday 9th August.

TOP PRICES
Cast Cows (p/kg) - HF: 172.5 127.5 Toadpool Farm; 128.5 Lambrigg Head; 115.5 Far Audlands; 113.5 High Foulshaw. LIM: 179.5 Fell End; 157.5 156.5 Old Hall; 153.5 Borwick Lodge; 132.5 Howe Farm; 130.5 High Borrowbridge. HE: 139.5 Bannerigg; 135.5 134.5 Milton Mill. SIM: 131.5 Skelwith Fold. BB: 141.5 131.5 Stockbridge; 131.5 Moss Howe Farm; 130.5 Howe Farm. GAL: 125.5 Stockbridge. STA: 147.5 144.5 129.5 Kit Cragg.
Cast Heifers (p/kg) - HF: 113.5 Burneside Hall. LIM: 207.5 Fell End; 179.5 Spital Farm.
Bull Calves - HF: £192 Elm Tree Farm; £172 Hall Farm; £122 £100 £70 Raw End Farm; £55 Ackenthwaite. LIM: £448 £388 Monk Foss; £400 Spout House; £160 Halforth Farm. AA: £220 Middle Birkby Farm; £112 Wyke Farm. MON: £240 £232 £200 Monk Foss Farm. BRB: £295 Sunny Bank.
Heifer Calves - LIM: £295 £288 Gateside Farm; £235 £230 Monk Foss Farm. BLO: £285 Low House. BRB: £430 Monk Foss; £335 £265 Hagg Farm.
Store Steers - LIM: £950 Quarry Top; £700 Tock How. CHAR: £1080 Quarry Top; £745 Tock How. HIGH: £760 Borwick Fold Farm. BRB: £850 Quarry Top. BAZ: £740 Quarry Top.
Store Heifers - LIM: £510 Bowston Hall; CHAR: £635 Skelwith Fold; £500 Bellart Howe. BLO: £890 £735 Farleton House.
Store Lambs - SUFF: £61.50 £56.50 Raw Head; £58.00 Sunny Brow; £56.50 Grate Farm; £55 Kit Cragg. CHAR: £58.50 £55.50 Sand Gate Farm. CHEV: £53 Low Moss Farm.TEX: £63.50 High Wray; £60 Grandy Barn; £55SingletonPark; £53.50 Cleatop Farm; £51 Middleshaw Hall.

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