CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle.
Trade can only be classed as out of this world. A shortage of stirks this Month met purchasers battling for goods to fill trailers and wagons as grass day rapidly approaches.
Black and Whites saw the dearest trade yet with 8 month old well flesh goods making to heights of £700 and a pen of 8 7/8 month old Bullocks from regular vendor DP Mitchell making £655. Harder farmed goods £560-£620 younger plainer goods £380-£470.
10-month blue bullock stirks sold to £785.
A pen of 4 from DP Mitchell, again making £670 for 6-month-old animals.
Angus steers sold to £870 from T Metcalfe, Clayton and D Reay selling 2 nice turn out bullocks 10 month dairy bred goods at £635.
Char bullocks and heifers from J Fortune, Gisburn making £610.
Lim bullocks to £790 from a suckler bred beats from D Reay. Lim bullocks all in averaged £715.
Blue heifers met a wide audience with top call £770 from regular vendor JC Roberts, Clitheroe, TH Atkins sold a pen of young dairy bred well farmed heifers at £600. Some pens of 7 month old goods either side of £700.
Angus heifers to £770 for 10 month old nice framed goods £660-£740 younger leaner end £580-£620.
Lim heifers to £810 smaller under 10 month old £640-£680.
A large show of Goats met to a wide audience with all ages in demand, whilst more sheep were forward and sold well.
Next Sale – Saturday 15th May
Forward – 100 head cattle, 137 Goats & Sheep.
Luing to £900
British Blue to £760 av £745
B&W to £395
Galloway to £990 av £797
Hereford to £810 av £692
Brit Blue to £785 av £666
Limousin to £790 av £715
B&W to £700 av £554
Charollais to £880 av £745
Ab Angus to £870 av £685
Flechvieh to £700
Limousin to £810 av £681
Brit Blue to £770 av £652
Simmental to £710
Hereford to £660 av £625
Ab Angus to £770 av £696
Shorthorn to £580
Charollais to £610
Angus Heifer & Calf to £880
Sheep & Goats
Mule Ewes with Twins to £175
Texel Ewes with Twins to £170
Texel Ewes with Singles to £140
Hebrideans Gimmers to £50
Boer Billy to £116
Boer Nannies to £90
Boer Nannies RWB to £78