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J36 Thursday 10/07/14

Posted Thursday, 10 July 2014, 2.52pm

Strong Entry of Calves at J36 Fortnightly Sale

Calves & Stirks
Calves continue to come forward in strong number at J36 with an entry of 87. Plenty of beef calves in the market with a younger show on offer with not as many strong calves as we have sometimes seen. The trade twice sold to a top of £390 for British Blue bull calf from JW & TE Sharpe of Flodder Hall. Heifer calves sold to a top price of £365 for seven week old Limousin from Brain Wilson of Spout House. Best sorts of beef bull calves sold comfortable away into the £300’s with young beef bulls and plainer sorts in around the mid £200’s. Heifer calves sold to a strong trade especially heifers with cow making potential. All British Blue heifers forward today averaged £242. Black & Whites continue to be a similar trade with best sorts from ML & SM Dobson, Espford Farm selling to £120 & £118 with younger types between £58 and £65. A couple of Black and white Stirks forward today sold to £205.

Please note change of Date for Summer Calf Show is now Thursday 24th July 2014
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Cast Cows
A smaller show of cast cows were put before the usual ringside of buyers and with buyers keen to secure cows for orders many more could have been sold. Black & White cows topped at 129.5p/kg from JW & D Robinson & Sons of Lupton with the majority being 110-120p/kg. Good Continental cows sold well and were short of buyers’ requirements topping out at 139.5p/kg for a Limousin cross from DJ & EA Park of Crook selling to Dawn Meats.

An entry of 15 in milk new calved heifers and cows forward sold to a decent trade. Selling to a top price of £2120 was a pedigree heifer giving 34 litres from RW Bainbridge & Son of Outfield with others from the same home to £2,000. All black and white heifers in milk sold to an average of £1825. Second calved cows from Michael Carr of Clawthorpe Lodge sold to £1650 giving 43 litres. A consignment of new calved Ayrshire heifers from Messrs Kirkby & Longworth was harder sold selling to £1220 twice. A couple of young stock forward today from J & BL Ellis of Hawkrigg End saw an in calf heifer sold at £1100 and a bulling heifer to £940.

Store Cattle
A small quantity of just seven store cattle forward today all Simmental summering steers between 12 and 15 months old sold between £600 and £620. The top price came from Trevor Sharp of Gateside Farm selling to £620.

BULL CALVES – Fr : 120 Espford, £100 Langley Park. Lim: £340 Middleton Place, £220 Cinder Barrow. Char: £200 Monk Foss. AA: £240 Capplerigg, £200 Middle Birkby. Sh: £95 School House. BrB: £390 Flodder Hall, £330 Hagg, £280 Monk Foss. Mont: £260 Angerton Hall.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £365 Spout House, £205 Monk Foss, £172 Luton Hall. AA: £160 Sowerby Lodge, £140 Middleton Place & Cinder Barrow. BrB: £360 Hollins, £350 Flodder Hall, £280 Monk Foss.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £205 Wraysholme Tower.
HEIFER STIRKS – AA: £200 Wardfield.
BULLOCK STIRKS – Fr: £205 Wardfield.
CAST COWS – Fr: 127.50p/kg Swallowmire, 124.50p/kg Carter House & Lupton Hall, 119.50p/kg Tranthwaite Hall & Bridge End. Lim: 139.50p/kg Hollin Hall, 124.50p/kg Riddings. BB: 127.50p/kg Well Head. SH: 114.50p/kg School House. Luing: 120 High House.
CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 129.50 p/kg Hollins, 124.50p/kg Moss House. Lim: £139.50p/kg Swallowmire.
OTM BULLOCK – Fr: 129.50p/kg Netherbeck Barn.
STORE BULLOCKS – Sim: £620 Gateside, £600 Wardfield.
N/C DAIRY COWS – Fr: £1650 Clawthorpe Lodge, Ayr: £1250 Clawthorpe Lodge.
N/C DAIRY HEIFERS – Fr: £2120 & £2000 Outfield, £1900 Beck Side, £1880 Cotegill, £1850 Tranthwaite Hall, £1750 Crossbar View. Ayr: £1220 Sella Farm.
BULLING HEIFERS - £940 Hawkrigg End.

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