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Derby Market

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: February 22, 2013

By GARETH BUTTERFIELD

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PRIME CATTLE

Auctioneer: Charles Hollis

A truly unbelievable trade - we really do show all the other local markets how to do it!

As confirmed by the following and I have said before figures speak for themselves.

In view of trade we always have compared with other markets but where are the numbers because it is something I do not understand.

OTMs

Top Prices per kilo were:

Limousin 195p/Kg @ 529 For R G & E Round, Ashbourne

Limousin 191p/Kg @ 766 For R J & A Brown, Spondon

Blonde 190p/Kg @ 547 For A & V A Thompson, Heage

Limousin 190p/Kg @ 523 For A & V A Thompson, Heage

Aberdeen Angus 178p/Kg @ 533 For J F Sayles, Matlock

Top Gross Prices were:

Limousin weighing 766Kg £1463.06 For R J & A Brown, Spondon

Limousin weighing 934Kg £1401.00 For P J Bradbury, Tamworth

Belgian Blue weighing 779Kg £1308.72 For P Dyson, Corley

Limousin weighing 759Kg £1282.71 For J A Warner, Markfield

Simmental weighing 760Kg £1276.80 For B & J Ainley, Ashbourne

Prime Bulls

Top Prices per kilo were:

Limousin 218p/Kg @ 717 For C N Ottewell, Stainsby

Limousin 218p/Kg @ 731 For C N Ottewell, Stainsby

Aberdeen Angus 216p/Kg @ 519 For K Woodings & Sons Ltd, Coalville

Simmental 214p/Kg @ 732 For A S Leedham, Derby

Friesian 211p/Kg @ 489 For J W G Dalby & Sons, Rugby

Top Gross Prices were:

Limousin weighing 731Kg £1593.58 For C N Ottewell, Stainsby

Simmental weighing 732Kg £1566.48 For A S Leedham, Derby

Limousin weighing 717Kg £1563.06 For C N Ottewell, Stainsby

Simmental weighing 766Kg £1554.98 ForJ T Ottewell, Calow

Simmental weighing 705Kg £1452.30 For J T Ottewell, Calow

Steers

Top Prices per kilo were:

Limousin 229p/Kg @ 532 For F H Sargent & Son, Etwall

Limousin 227p/Kg @ 541 For F H Sargent & Son, Etwall

Limousin 226p/Kg @ 591 For B & K Stevenson, Quarndon

Limousin 225p/Kg @ 620 For Whatton Estate, Loughborough

Limousin 225p/Kg @ 539 For Whatton Estate, Loughborough

Top Gross Prices were:

British Blue weighing 854Kg £1878.80 For W G Astell, Chesterfield

Simmental weighing 771Kg £1649.94 For W G Astell, Chesterfield

British Blue weighing 788Kg £1615.40 For Holdcroft & Sons, Burton on Trent

British Blue weighing 738Kg £1564.56 For Holdcroft & Sons, Burton on Trent

Hereford weighing 739Kg £1538.55 For J W Shepherd & Son, Staffs

Heifers

Top Prices per kilo were:

Limousin 234p/Kg @ 595 For C Naylor, Ashbourne

Limousin 224p/Kg @ 544 For C Naylor, Ashbourne

British Blue 223p/Kg @ 681 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

British Blue 221p/Kg @ 702 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

Limousin 218p/Kg @ 535 For J T Newbold & Sons, Ibstock

Top Gross Prices were:

British Blue weighing 702Kg £1551.42 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

British Blue weighing 681Kg £1518.63 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

British Blue weighing 685Kg £1493.30 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

British Blue weighing 688Kg £1492.96 For W & R E A Sessions, Trusley

Limousin weighing 595Kg £1392.30 For C Naylor, Ashbourne

CALVES

Auctioneer: Barrie Williamson

58 YOUNG CALVES

A good demand for all types on offer. Charolais Bulls to £342, British Blue Bulls to £320, Limousin Bulls to £318 (av £274) British Blue Heifers to £278, Hereford Heifers to £228 and Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £220.

Bulls

Charolais sold to £342 for R Tilley, Hinkley

British Blue sold to £320 for R J Wedd & Son, Burton on Trent

Limousin sold to £318 for D A & P R Waring, Burton on Trent

Simmental sold to £298 for P Dyson, Corley

Aberdeen Angus sold to £220 for N L & M P Brown, Rangemore

Heifers

British Blue sold to £278 for G J Wells & Son, Loughborough

Limousin sold to £235 for D A & P R Waring, Burton on Trent

Hereford sold to £228 for J W Brandrick & Son, Uttoxeter

Charolais sold to £222 for R & K Dumelow, Ashby De La Zouch

Simmental sold to £202 for P Dyson, Corley

81 Reared Calves

A larger entry more buyers – resulting in a fast trade. 11 month old Limousin Heifers to £770, Black Hereford Steers £745, Friesian Steers to £650 and Limousin Bulls to £600.

Bulls

Limousin sold to £600 for R J & A Brown, Spondon

British White sold to £590 for Wilson Redfern, Netherseal

Montbeliarde sold to £352 for W G G H & M Brookes, Uttoxeter

Holstein sold to £300 for T T & D M Clarke, Belton

Highland sold to £175 for R C Tuxford, Lowdham

Heifers

Limousin sold to £770 for P J Buxton, Kirk Langley

British Blue sold to £590 for C D Wedd, Burton on Trent

Hereford sold to £520 for P J Buxton, Kirk Langley

Aberdeen Angus sold to £468 for D A H & S H Archer, Smalley

Simmental sold to £328 for J H B & R Collie, Loughborough

Steers

Hereford sold to £745 for C & J Southwell & Son, Stafford

Friesian sold to £650 for C & J Southwell & Son, Stafford

Simmental sold to £590 for T T & D M Clarke, Belton

Holstein sold to £230 for C I Argent, Leicestershire

STORES

Auctioneer: Oliver Hiles

61 Store Cattle

Better numbers and some real quality in the store cattle this week with some very forward beasts hitting the high notes.

Breeding Cattle sold well with a Highland Heifer and Heifer calf at £890 from Brian Dalby, Rugby whilst a run of In Calf Heifers from Mr P Langton sold to £1030 with others for later in the uear selling from £930-£990.

A good run of 16 Hereford Steers and Heifers (Named) from J W Shepherd & Son, Burton sold on a flying trade and averaged £1101 and saw Steers to £1330 (22 months) and £1285 (22-24 months) whilst Heifers sold to £1165 (22 months) with others at £995 (22-24 months) and £970 (22-23 months). A trio of Hereford Steers (Named) sold at £1070 (22 months) from J & J W Stafford, Hulland.

Angus cattle always find a good premium at Derby and a run of 16 Steers and Heifers from J Nicholson & Son, Clowne sold well again with a trio of Steers selling at £1150 (16-19 months) and 4 Heifers selling at 1000 (19-24 months). A super Blue Heifer from Andrew and Julie Yates sold well at £1110.

Derby is certainly the place to market store cattle.

Being a weekly green market, buyers can source their cattle with confidence. Have you got any to sell? For all information call the auctioneer on 07801 530899.

DAIRY CATTLE

Auctioneer: Meg Elliott

A nice entry of dairies saw a top price of £1680 for a fresh Heifer from Mr George Shepherd of Eggington with a British Friesian from Messrs Dalby of Pailton at £1430.

SHEEP

Auctioneer: Peter Oven

490 Hoggs 66 Ewes & Rams 8 Store Sheep

A total of 564 sheep included 490 hoggs. A mixed show of hoggs on offer included a proportion of end of seasons types with several leaner pens on offer. Best Sorts peaked at 170p/Kg with overall average of 158.59p/Kg. Best big hoggs grossed £91.64/head.

Leading Prices

38.0Kg 170p/Kg M Wright, Hartington

38.4Kg 170p/Kg P E Yates, Quarndon

39.6Kg 170p/Kg D Williams, Leek

41.2Kg 170p/Kg R J Beardsley, Little Eaton

43.0Kg 163p/Kg D & J Ingham

44.4Kg 162p/Kg P E Yates, Quarndon

46.4Kg 166p/Kg B & K Stevenson, Quarndon

50.0Kg 163p/KgD Redfern, Church Broughton

55.6Kg 162p/Kg D Redfern, Church Broughton

58.0Kg 158p/Kg M Wright, Hartington

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