Rearing Calves to £400 X5 (42) B&W av £150 Cont av £366.52 Native av £164.14 £400 seemed to be the stopping point for best calves today with five bulls realising this price throughout the sale. David Smith of Sutton in Craven had a cracking pen of Charolais calves presented today with two making £400 and averaging £393 for his run.

BBx Calves saw a very similar trade with a bull average of £373 with three different vendors sharing the top price of £400. Black and whites saw a very strong trade with just six dairy bulls to pick from trade was fierce with the best Friesian bull from Richard Spence selling for £190.


A handful of native calves met a Sturdy trade with Angus bulls to £265 and an Angus Heifer to £280, however some younger natives were finding homes at £100 - £150.


Principle Prices; £400 x2 C Smith; £400 JC Marshall; £400 J&SA Lancaster; £400 HJ&K Blackwell; £390 RM Spence; £390, £385 C Smith; £375 x2 J&SA Lancaster; £370 MD&HE Wallbank 


Bull Calves

Brit Blue x (Av £373.33) to £400 JC Marshall; £400 J&SA Lancaster; £400 HJ&K Blackwell                              

Charolais x (Av £393.75) to £400 x2 C Smith;

Aberdeen Angus (Av £265) to £265 AJ Lee;

Hereford X (Av £130) to £140 ID&JC Briggs;

Norwegian Red (Av £180) to £180 H&M Dugdale & Son

Black & White (Av £150) to £190 RM Spence                              


Heifer Calves       

Hereford x (Av £100) to £100 ID&JC Briggs                                                  

Ab Angus (Av £212.5) to £280 AJ Lee                                                            

Charolais (Av £292.5) to £310 C Smith

British Blue (Av £290.52) to £340 Church Farm Enterprises

Lim (Av £280) to £280 MD&HE Wallbank