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J36 Thursday 9th March 2017

Posted Thursday, 09 March 2017, 4.29pm

Calves

The weekly sale of calves saw an entry of just short of 40 forward which sold to a strong trade. The trade topped at £350 for a one month old British Blue heifer from DR & C Galbraith of Sunny Bank with British Blues bulls from the same home selling to £320. Limousin bulls under a month old sold to £270 and £260 from JM Barton and Son of Lupton Hall. There was a shortage of beef calves with all forward eagerly bid for with a buoyant trade.

A good black and white trade for a typical J36 entry of young calves all of which were eagerly bid for, with young rearers selling between £50 and £70.

Store Hoggs

A very typical end of season entry of store hoggs saw a mixture of everything forward. Strong short keep hoggs sold away well with plenty of demand, selling to a top of £66 from A Hodgson and Son of Borwick Lodge. Mule hoggs topped at £61 from WM & JE Shuttleworth of Barben Fell House with other mules to £60 from A Hodgson and Son of Borwick Lodge.

The trade was very dependent on the quality of Hoggs with long keep selling in the forties.

The final closing sale of Store Hoggs will be held on Thursday 23rd March.

Top Prices

Bull Calves: FRI: £75 Cotestone Farm, £70 Cotestone Farm, £68 Cotestone Farm, £65 Cotestone, £62 Natland Park Farm. ANG: £100 Kitchlow Farm. LIM: £270 Lupton Hall, £260 Lupton Hall. HERE: £185 Wraysholme Tower. BRIT BLUE: £320 Sunny Bank, £280 Lupton Hall, £260 Lupton Hall.
Heifer Calves: FRI: £10 Elm Tree Farm. HERE: £140 Wraysholme Tower. BRIT BLUE: £350 Sunny Bank.

Store Lambs: SUFF: £66 Borwick Lodge Farm, £50 Borwick Lodge Farm, £48 Rankthorn. MULE: £61 Barbon Fell House, £60 Borwick Lodge Farm, £49 Borwick Lodge Farm, £39 Rankthorn, £35 The Lodge. SWAL: £31 Barbon Fell House, £27.50 Barbon Fell House. RGH: £44 8 Dragon Croft, £38 8 Dragon Croft, £15 High Carlingill. SCO: £22 Audlands Park, £20 Audlands. CHAR: £49 Beechfield, £35 Beechfield. TEX: £50 8 Dragon Croft, £46 Audlands Park, £46 Barbon Fell House, £40 8 Dragon Croft. BEL: £58 8 Dragon Croft, £40 8 Dragon Croft.

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