10 Newly Calved Dairy Thanks to all vendors and purchasers who kicked off the New Year with a great sale at Craven Cattle Market today (Monday 13th January) Judge Martyn Jennings chose Brian Moorhouse’s Aireburn Pety Scilla 2 as Champion and she made top price of £2380 to Brian Blezzard. Reserve Champion went to first time consignors Messrs Petch from Great Ayton with Aytonian Buttercup 389 who was bought by Mark Goodall for £2250. 8 heifers averaged £1856 and one 5th calved cow from Messrs Parkinson’s ongoing dispersal made £980. Next sale 27th January contact Sarah Liddle on 07710 795585 or Ted Ogden with entries or for more details- meanwhile private sale demand is strong with all classes of stock wanted for retained clients so get in touch.


Show Results below judged by Martyn Jennings

Heifers –                1st GB Moorhouse               2nd HS Petch & Son              3rd RH&EA Close

Champion –          GB Moorhouse                     Reserve – HS Petch & Son


Pedigree NC Heifers                           to £2380 av £2036

Commercial NC Heifers                      to £1900 av £1556

Commercail NC Cows                         to £980


Next Sale – Monday 27th January (entries close 21st Jan)


Rearing Calves to £400 (68)

B&W av £35 Cont av £297 Native av £161


A total of 68 calves today we sold today with some vendors getting caught up with work therefore a similar show is expected next week but more calves are required. 21 British Blue Bulls was sold today to average £333. Topping the trade was regular supporter of the auction J+SA Lancaster at £400 for a British Blue calf as well as J.C Marshall. British Blue Heifers came to a top of £305 from J+SA Lancaster. Strong bulls with best shape £340-400 slightly less conformation £300+

Angus bulls could be bought at £215-180 for medium young sorts with the bobbys at £150, Angus heifers could be bought around £140. Black and White bulls saw a very plain show with a lot of young sorts in. Good strong rearing B+Ws £58-95

Call Kyle – 07538 539077 with any enquires.  


Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £195) to £200                           D Clarke                                

Brit Blue x (Av £333) to £400                           JC Marshall & J&SA Lancaster                                                         

Aberdeen Angus (Av £163) to £215 Flasby Estates

Simmental (Av £275) to £310                          AP Townsend

Charolais (Av £370) to £370                             CA Foster                             

Black & White (Av £35) to £95                         AP Townend                        


Heifer Calves       

Ab Angus (Av £140) to £140                             AP Townend                                                        

British Blue (Av £258) to £305                         J&SA Lancaster

Lim (Av £182) to £185                                        D Clarke