Rearing Calves to £405 (52)
Dairy av £65.84 Cont av £296.3 Native av £250
A mixed trade for the last sale of the season with Natives and Best Continental bulls a nice trade throughout, however heifers and straight continental bulls were harder to place with a much more selective ringside than seen of late. Always a strange sale leading up to Christmas with some buyers bulk buying and some refraining till the new year, despite this a straight trade on the whole was received for today’s offering.
Limousin x (Av £311) to £390 Hayton & Stocks
Brit Blue x (Av £334) to £405 J&SA Lancaster
Aberdeen Angus (Av £250) to £270 GB Moorhouse
Norwegian Red (Av £58) to £68 J Gooch
Dairy Shorthorn (Av £83) to £105 IRG Collins
Black & White (Av £61.58) to £95 JC Marshall
British Blue (Av £263) to £360 Chadwick & Leaver
Lim (Av £190) to £190 G Pickersgill & Sons
Craven Dairy Auction (6 head)
A small and mixed show of dairy for the final sale of the year, with a strong contingent of selective buyers present today making for a mixed trade. Peter Baul took the first prize rosette from Judge Samantha Sugden, the heifer giving 34kg sold for £1620 to Mark Goodall of Tong. A strong price was received for a ¾ cow from Sally Wellock which made £1600 to Robert Metcalfe Brearton.
Next Sale is in the New Year and to be held on the 14th January.
Judge – Samantha Sugden
Champion – M Baul & Partners Reserve – WR Ireland
Newly Calven Heifers (av £1530): to £1620 M Baul & Partners
Newly Calven Cows (av £1550): to £1600 J Wellock