Rearing Calves to £370 (51)
50 Calves in today’s sale with plenty of bobby calves entered. Blue Bulls avg £300. Best end of the Blue Bulls at £370-340. Top price Blue Bull and Heifer today both coming from Mr C Watson of Horton-in-Craven. Mediums £300+ Smalls around the £240-£300. Blue Heifers £270-£240 with Smaller end not much less. Black and whites avg £47.50 with top price from the Bolland family at £58. No big Native calves seen about today with Angus Bulls topping at £220 and Heifers £140.
A drop off only is now in place so vendors will have to leave stock to be sold and leave immediately after dropping off their livestock. For any enquires please call Kyle 07538539077.
Limousin x (Av £170) to £170 AP Townsend
Brit Blue x (Av £300) to £370 C Watson
Aberdeen Angus (Av £140) to £220 AP Townsend
Flekvieh (Av £115) to £120 C Watson
Black & White (Av £47.50) to £58 PJ&JE Bolland
Simmental x (Av £170) to £170 AP Townsend
Ab Angus (Av £115) to £140 AJ Lee
British Blue (Av £230) to £270 C Watson
Limousin (Av £195) to £200 RM Spence
A good entry of 11 Newly Calved Dairies sold to a very solid trade again with our good following of buyers supporting the sale very well today. In the circumstances there was no prize show, but the joint top price of the day of £2000 was first achieved by the first beast in the ring presented by Messrs Blackwell from Gargrave. Calved 14 days and giving 29kg she was purchased by Messrs Blezzard, Ribchester. Messrs DE&MA Booth from Lothersdale again presented 3 Pedigree heifers with some great figures in each family. The first in their run was joint top at £2000 calved 4 weeks and on 30 litres, 2 further heifers from the same home made £1900 and £1800. The last Animal in the ring was a 2nd calver from Ian Parkinson of Barden, calved 10 days and on 30litres it raced away to £1900
Other chief prices £1780 GB Jennings, £1780 RH Close.
Ped NC Hfrs to £2000 av £1900.00
NC Hfrs to £2000 av £1627.50
NC Cows to £1900 av £1300.00
Overall – 11 head av £1582.72