Sales Reports

J36 Thursday 7th April 2016

Posted Thursday, 07 April 2016, 12.50pm

REARING CALVES
Auctioneer: Ian Atkinson
The weekly sale of Calve at J36 saw a strong trade throughout. Beef calves in strong demand with a better quality entry of Black and Whites forward meeting a strong trade and more could have easily been sold. The trade was topped by Brian Wilson of Spout House selling one month old Limousin bull calves to £310 with heifer calves from the same home selling to £300, British Blue heifer also sold to £300 from GM Metcalf Jnr of Low Gregg Hall. Well grown rearing calves selling in excess of £100 topping at £130 from ML & SM Dobson of Espford Farm. Young rearing types selling between £50 and £80.
Top Prices
Bull Calves – Lim: £310 Spout House; £240 Low Gregg Hall. FKV: £220 Low Gregg Hall. Fr: £130, £120 Espford; £105 Rakesmoor; £70 Warton Grange Farm; £60 Burneside Hall; £50 Low Brundrigg; £45 Cracalt Farm.
Heifers Calves – Lim: £300 Spout House. BRB: £300 Low Gregg Hall.

DAIRY CATTLE
Auctioneer: Will Alexander
A smaller entry of Dairy Cattle forward this month at J36, a flashy black heifer from GJ Mutton & Son, Barrow in Furness, sold to £1380 at a month calved and giving 28litres. Another from the same home realised £1150. More Dairy cattle needed for the monthly sales here at J36, please contact Will on 07976646035 for more information.

BREEDING CATTLE
Auctioneer: Willie Paterson
NWA J36 had a small show of breeding cattle at their monthly sale. Top price was £1300 for a Shorthorn heifer with a bull calf at foot from GA Haston & Son, Lane House. In-calf cows sold to £720 twice for Red Poll from Stock-a-Bank and Limousin cross to £700 from Boughton House.

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