Rearing Calves to £480x2 B&W av £102.5 Cont av £390.7 Native av £255.83 Trade not quite as electric as last week but continentals and natives on the receiving end of a better trade. Top price of the year however was seen for the best Friesian bull on sale at £310 from R&M Spence, Sutton In Craven. British Blue bulls saw an elevated trade despite no barnstorming prices an average of £421 was seen for a show of good quality with Church Farm Enteprises, GT Booth, Wrights of Ayrton and Parker of Bentham all having bulls well above £400. Simmental took joint top at £480 from Hayton and Stocks with Blondes seeing a super trade averaging £363 for good quality items.

Natives hit the high life with bulls averaging £308 and topping at £345 from RM Spence again with Whittakers of Bolton Abbey topping the heifers at £270 with Angus heifer average at £230.


Church Farm Enterprises topped heifers at £410 helping the average to £345 with some suckler buyers forcing the trade.


NB: Good show of Calves expected next week with 20 top end genuine friesians on route along with usual good calves.     


Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £385) to £385 GF Harker & Sons                         

Brit Blue x (Av £421) to £480 Church Farm Enteprrises                             

Black & White (Av £102.5) to £310 RM Spence           

Blonde (Av £363.3) to £375 N&R Sutcliffe                                                    

Ab Angus (Av £307.5) to £345 RM Spence

Simmental (Av £480) to £480 Hayton & Stocks                           



Heifer Calves                       

Simmental x (Av £460) to £460 Hayton & Stocks                        

Brit Blue x (Av £345.71) to £410 Church Farm Enterprises                       

Ab Angus (Av £230) to £270 PA Whittaker                                                  

Blonde (Av £370) to £370 S Parker