PRIME CATTLE - Auctioneer: Charles Hollis
A lot better market – more numbers. Entries towards 200, possibly to do with the holiday week-end next week-end, but cattle will be wanted next week-end as well. Not many Holsteins about but at the same time less specials about too.
TOP 25% OTM 182.28p/Kg £1276.58
BULLS 221.30p/Kg £1383.48
STEERS 230.60p/Kg £1539.28
HEIFERS 224.14p/Kg £1431.04
OTMs Top Prices per kilo were:
Simmental188p/Kg@564ForT H Frost & Sons, Ashbourne
Simmental188p/Kg@547ForT H Frost & Sons, Ashbourne
Belgian Blue188p/Kg@775ForR Hughes, Stanley
Limousin184p/Kg@536ForS J Brown, Risley
Simmental 184p/Kg@862ForW G Brownsword, Brailsford
Top Gross Prices were:
Simmentalweighing862Kg£1586.08ForW G Brownsword, Brailsford
Belgian Blueweighing775Kg£1457.00ForR Hughes, Stanley
Herefordweighing920Kg£1288.00ForMessrs A N & C Sread, Repton
Blondweighing710Kg£1242.50ForR Hughes, Stanley
Holsteinweighing813Kg£1130.07ForJ F Hayes, Belper
Prime Bulls Top Prices per kilo were:
Limousin237p/Kg@687ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousin234p/Kg@634ForMessrs S Dore, Palterton
Limousin230p/Kg@640ForG H Paddock, Stone
Simmental228p/Kg@583ForMessrs S Dore, Palterton
Limousin225p/Kg@634ForG H Paddock, Stone
Top Gross Prices were:
Limousinweighing687Kg£1628.19ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousinweighing634Kg£1483.56ForMessrs S Dore, Palterton
Limousinweighing640Kg£1472.00ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousinweighing634Kg£1426.50ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousinweighing642Kg£1412.40ForJ T Ottewell, Calow
Steers Top Prices per kilo were:
Limousin233p/Kg@646ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousin 231p/Kg@669ForI P Carrington, Kniveton
Limousin 231p/Kg@625ForWhatton Estate, Loughborough
Charolais230p/Kg@611ForA H Blackwell, Swadlincote
Limousin228p/Kg@619ForWhatton Estate, Loughborough
Top Gross Prices were:
British Blueweighing800Kg£1672.00ForW & R E A Sessions, Trusley
Limousinweighing669Kg£1545.39ForI P Carrington, Kniveton
British Blueweighing715Kg£1530.10ForW & R E A Sessions, Trusley
Limousinweighing646Kg£1505.18ForG H Paddock, Stone
Limousinweighing625Kg£1443.75ForWhatton Estate, Loughborough
Top Prices per kilo were:
Charolais237p/Kg@738ForP Weston, Ashbourne
Limousin229p/Kg@517ForWhatton Estate, Loughborough
Charolais223p/Kg@669ForP Weston, Ashbourne
Limousin221p/Kg@519ForE W Blood & Sons Ltd, Sibson
British Blue221 p/Kg@600ForE W Blood & Sons Ltd, Sibson
Top Gross Prices were:
Charolaisweighing738Kg£1749.06ForP Weston, Ashbourne
Charolaisweighing669Kg£1491.87ForP Weston, Ashbourne
British Blueweighing706Kg£1447.30ForW & R E A Sessions, Trusley
Blondeweighing671Kg£1415.81ForWillets & Sons, Stanley
British Blueweighing600Kg£1326.00ForE W Blood & Sons Ltd, Sibson
CALVES - Auctioneer: Barrie Williamson
32 YOUNG CALVES
A marked shortage produced a keen demand with many buyers going home empty handed!!
Limousin bulls to £408, British Blue bulls to £398 and Limousin Heifers to £298.
Limousin sold to £408 for K W Cresswell, Yeaveley
British Bluesold to £398 for Messrs Walker & Hargreaves, Burton on Trent
Monbeliarde sold to £180 for Messrs W G G H & M Brookes, Staffs
Hereford sold to £145 for J M Farming, Alton
Holstein sold to £126 for Messrs Mallaber Partners, Drakelow
Limousin sold to £298 for TD Phillips, Rugeley
British Blue sold to £202 for G A Bartlam, Branshall
110 Reared Calves – A larger entry of excellent quality cattle were in demand from start to finish. 3 Pure Bred Blonde Aquitaine Heifers sold for £915 each, while 4 Limousin X Steers reached £850 each, and a Pure Bred Blonde Aquitaine Bull sold for £770.
Blonde sold to £770 for Townsend Partners, Astley
Hereford sold to £550 for G Staples, Draycott
Aberdeen Angus sold to £530 for JR Ford, Kirk Ireton
Holstein sold to £500 for Messrs E J Nash & Sons Staffs
Montbeliarde sold to £365 for Messrs W G & G H & M Brookes Staffs
Blonde sold to £915 for Townsend Partners, Astley
Hereford sold to £650 for Tibor, Illes, Nottingham
Simmental sold to £650 for T H E Cumming, Selston
British Blue sold to £645 for D S Edwards, Swadlincote
Longhorn sold to £535 for A P Danvers, Coalville
Limousin sold to £850 for Messrs C & J Southwell, Great Haywood
Hereford sold to £850 for Messrs C & J Southwell, Great Haywood
Blonde sold to £805 for Townsend Partners, Astley
British Blue sold to £790 for Reeves Farms Ltd, Ashbourne
Friesian sold to £730 for Messrs C & J Southwell, Great Haywood
STORES – Auctioneer: Oliver Hiles
A smaller turnout of store cattle this week and a very mixed offering.
Dexter cows & calves sold to £445 for Aidy Taylor, Mickleover.
Feeding Bulls sold to £1050 for a Simmental X (11 months) from Mr Philip Langton, Belper.
Steers topped the day at £1105 for a Longhorn (23 months) from R I Adams, Kedleston.
Heifers sold to £910 for a Simmental (14 months) from E S Shufflebottom, Repton.
Derby certainly has the trade for store cattle but we need numbers to keep the buyers coming. If you have got any to market give me a call on 07801 530899.
DAIRY CATTLE – Auctioneer: Meg Elliott
An outstanding trade saw a top price of £2220 for a fourth calver from Ian Whiteford of Border Holdings, Kenilworth sold giving 35Kg, she was eventually clinched by Rob Parker of Ticknall.
A nice entry of British Friesian Heifers from Brian Dalby of Pailton peaked at £1760 to Mr Beaver of Alport.
Cows to £2220 Av £1610
Heifers to £1760 Av £1613
SHEEP – Auctioneer: Peter Oven
462 Hoggs 20 Spring Lambs22 Ewes & Rams53 Store Sheep
A total entry of 557 sheep on offer included 20 spring lambs for the Easter Show & Sale. The Judge, Mr Howard Fernihough, picked for his champion lamb a Charolais show by Tom Greenfield, weighing 42Kg and realising 322p/Kg (£135.24) being purchased by local butcher John Chambers. Overall lamb average 259.3p/Kg.
35.0 Kg268p/KgR E Faulkner, Radbourne
37.0 Kg272p/KgB W & I T Greenfield, Sibson
40.0 Kg266p/KgB W & I T Greenfield
42.0 Kg322p/KgB W & I T Greenfield
43.5 Kg278p/KgB W & I T Greenfield, Sibson
44.0 Kg266p/KgE & D Kemps, Etwall
In the hoggs meated sorts very keenly bid for in the 195-210p/Kg with an overall average of 185.3p/Kg. Best big hoggs sold to just over £100/head.
37.2Kg204p/KgW J Sessions & Son, Hilton
39.0Kg196p/KgD & J Ingham, Barton in the Beans
40.0Kg205p/KgW J Sessions & Son, Hilton
41.0Kg199p/KgW N Sale, Cauldon
42.5Kg201p/KgR Swift, Little Onn
43.0Kg208p/KgR Swift, Little Onn
45.3Kg210p/KgW J Sessions & Sons, Hilton
51.0Kg199p/KgF H Sargeant & Sons, Etwall
53.5Kg181p/KgJ A & A J Coxon, Church Broughton
A smaller show of 22 cull ewes and rams saw best big ewes to £125 Ave £61.47. Rams to £105 Ave £87.
In the store sheep section some excellent runs of ewes and lambs attracted brisk bidding for all types.
Mule Double to £114
Mule Triplets to £122
Black Ewe & Triplets to £146
Texel Doubles to £145
Texel Singles to £120