Rearing Calves to £400 (123) B&W av £74.29 Cont av £311.9 Native av £194.8 A strong show of calves for the New Year Show and Sale with Joe Ogden of Cowling Judging the pre sale show. Through the ring Hartley’s of Bolton Abbey took the top price of £400 with a big british blue bull. Fred Houseman of Church Farm Enterprises chased close behind with another run of quality calves topping at £395. No storming record breakers this time but a strong trade right through the sale made for some healthy averages for the 123 on offer.

Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £266) to £305 EJ Fort                             

Brit Blue x (Av £335.25) to £400 JP&KE Hartley                          

Saler x to (Av £171.6) to £360 P Sharp & Son                                                              

Mont Belliard to £240 JT Thornber                                 

Black & White (Av £74.29) to £165 RL Wright & Son                 


Heifer Calves                       

Limousin x to £190 EJ Fort                               

Brit Blue x (Av £301.1) to £355 JC Marshall                  

Ab Angus (Av £165) to £205 JP&KE Hartley                                                  

Saler (Av £155) to £260 P Sharp & Son