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J36 Thursday 21/05/15

Posted Thursday, 21 May 2015, 2.04pm

The weekly sale of calves and sale of stirks had an entry of 51 forward mainly consisting of Black and White bull calves and young beef bred calves. A fast trade throughout the sale with plenty of buyers around the ring looking to purchase calves.

Black and whites topped at £150 for a six week old from Matthew Robinson of Homescales with others selling to £145 from C Birkett and E & SM Halpin. Other 6 week old plus calves sold over the £100 mark with young rearing calves selling £60 plus. A young entry of beef calves topped at £305 from ML & SM Dobson of Espford. Angus heifers from GM & DJ Pye of The High Farm sold to £270 with all types selling easily £240 plus. Stirks sold to a top of £500 for a British Blue bull at 8 months old from RJ & KR Wilkinson of High Foulshaw.


TOP PRICES
BULL CALF: FR: £150 Holmescales Farm; £145 2 Netherbeck Barn; £128 Elm Tree Farm. AA: £270 £250 Wyke Farm. SHO: £125 School House. LIM: £260 Halforth Farm; £250 Espford Farm. STAB: £190 High Foulshaw Farm.
HEIFER CALF: AA: £300 The High Farm; £275 Holmescales Farm; £190 Wyke Farm. LIM: £305 £290 Espford Farm; £285 Wyke Farm. BRB: £300 School House.
STR CALF: FRI: £145 £130 Rakesmoor Farm.
BULL STIRK: BRB: £500 High Foulshaw Farm.

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