7 Dairy The second sale in the month saw a couple of heifers from Peter Baul’s Ravensgate herd hit the highlights from an entry of 7 head. The first prize heifer was Ravensgate Symion Muscome, calved 20 days and on 28 litres, out of a Woodmarsh Topshot cow who’s dam had given 3 yields of over 10,000 litres she sold for £2400. Messrs Bauls second offering also came from the Muscome family with Ravensgate Elias Muscome with a PLI£283, she sold for £2300. Messrs Bell from Cowling presented a nice pedigree heifer calved 3 weeks on 27 litres selling at £1700, and Robert Crisp had a very fresh commercial heifer at £1600. A mid lactation heifer from Messrs GW Leggott, North Yorkshire sold at £1450. Next sale is in 2 weeks time, Monday 10th February, entries now being taken in the Mart Office or please speak to Sarah Liddle on 07710 795585, thankyou.


Today’s judge was George Fleetwood from Mirfield and below are the results:

Heifers – 1st & Champion M Baul & Partners               2nd & Reserve M Baul & Partners                    3rd NA Bell


Pedigree Heifers                 to £2400 av £2133

Commercial Heifers            to £1600 av £1010


Rearing Calves to £445 (54)

B&W av £62 Cont av £271 Native av £201


A tremendous trade today for a mixed show of calves! Blue Bulls to top at £445 with an overall Blue Bull average of £325, with the range from £230 up to £445 for a cracking calf off of Colin Whitelock.  Blue Heifers topped at £385 for a belter of a calf of Shaun Sowray with an overall Heifer breed average of 251. Best end getting away from £270-£385 and mediums £220+ with the smallest early £200s

Limi heifers off to a flyer with the best going to be made into cows topping at £360 coming to an overall average of £256. Anything with good frame to turn into a suckler cow going onto £290+ with the more dairy sorts either side of £250 with the odd bobby calf less.

B+W calves avg £62 today with a pur BF from G Pickersgill and son topping at £105 and anything with size £60+


Bull Calves

Limousin x (Av £252) to £280                           C&SB Whitelock                  

Brit Blue x (Av £325) to £445                           C&SB Whitelock                                                  

Aberdeen Angus (Av £228) to £240 A Sowray & Son

MRI (Av £140) to £140                                       N&R Sutcliffe

Simmental (Av £165) to £165                          CN&SA Harrison

Black & White (Av £62) to £105                      G Pickersgill                          


Heifer Calves       

Ab Angus (Av £132) to £200                             A Sowray & Son                                                  

British Blue (Av £251) to £385                         A Sowray & Son

Limousin (Av £256) to £360                              C&SB Whitelock