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J36 Crooklands Livestock Auction: Store Cattle - Thursday 18th October

Calves

A British Blue x bull from JR Handley topped today’s calf sale achieving £270 with other young beef bulls between £200 and £230. Top priced native bulls were £215 for an Aberdeen Angus x from Colby Farms Ltd. There was a shortage of heifer calves today with buyer’s ringside looking for future herd replacements. Best young heifers were selling £175 to £200 with youngest sorts £100 to £150.
Dairy bulls sold to £125 for Fleckvieh from J Scott & Co, nice medium rearers were £55 - £90. The youngest and smallest were less, all sold averaging £42.

OTM Cattle

Beef cows sold to 117p/kg or £888 for a Limousin x from SH Wightman with others selling between 95p/kg and 105p/kg and generally going for further finishing. Dairy cows peaked at 107p/kg for Fleckvieh from R Cowin & Sons and Hereford to 104p/kg from JM Barton & Sons. Medium dairy cows 80p/kg to 95p/kg with leanest and ex-parlour sorts less. All sold to average 80p/kg.

Store Cattle

Store cattle sold to £1000 for Aberdeen Angus x steers from TA & DH Knipe who also sold Limousin x steers to £895, heifers sold to £860 for British Blue x from M J Waller. Younger steers sold to £640 for Aberdeen Angus x from JE Harrison with heifers to £620 from J & M Wilson.

Stirks sold to £460 for Limousin x bulls from G Penellum with Hereford steers to £450 from HG Spensley.

The next sale on Thursday 1 November, includes our second Prize Show and Sale of Suckled Calves plus our monthly Sale of Beef Breeding Cattle.

Top Prices

Bull Calf:

British Blue - £270 Craketrees, £215 Lupton Hall, £215 Low Brundrigg, £215 Sunny Bank, £180 Toadpool Farm. Aberdeen Angus - £215, £200, £190 Colby Laithes. Friesian - £205 Far Audlands, £88 Sunny Bank, £72 Middle Birkby Farm, £60 Elm Tree Farm. Flekvieh - £125 Middle Birkby Farm.

Heifer Calf:

British Blue - £185 Sunny Bank, £155 Lupton Hall. Aberdeen Angus - £85 Colby Laithes. Hereford - £85 Wyke Farm, £75 Colby Laithes. Limousin - £75 Toadpool Farm.

Steer Stirk:

Hereford - £450, £400 Sleetburn Farm.

OTM Cow:

Limousin – 117.5, 79.5 Low Woodhouse. Friesian – 104.5 Lupton Hall, 94.5 Spout House, 89.5 Townhead Farm, 87.5 Bradley Farm. Flekvieh – 107.5, 104.5 Hawkrigg Farm. Aberdeen Angus – 99.5, 97.5, 94.5 Copper House. Hereford – 91.5 Low Woodhouse. Montbeliard – 91.5 Green Lane End Farm. Belgium Blue – 81.5 Farleton House. Other – 71.5 Craketrees.

Store Bullock:

Aberdeen Angus - £1000, £845 Laurel Garth, £640 Tunstead Farm. Limousin - £895, £850 Laurel Garth, £600, £555 High Farm. British Blue - £845 Whaitber, £685 School Hill, £570 Tunstead Farm. Hereford - £800 Carlingwha. South Devon - £670 Bowkerstead Farm. Friesian - £570 School Hill.

Store heifer:

British Blue - £860 Carlingwha, £550 Tunstead Farm. Hereford - £775, £695 Old Hall Farm. Limousin - £620 Cooper House. Charolais - £600 Cragg House Farm. South Devon - £550 Bowkerstead Farm.

Store Bull:

Limousin - £460 Swinside Farm.

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