Demanding Ulverston auction mart buyers want more cattle at sale
Published at 15:12, Tuesday, 03 December 2013
ANOTHER pleasing number forward fell in line with trade nationally with prices reaching a high of 190.00ppkg for quality 40kg Texels shown by P & S S Allonby, Newholme being purchased by A Dawson, Sedbergh.
Top pounds per head realised £83 for an excellent pen of 63kg Suffolks exhibited by Messrs Lindsay, Seaton Hall being purchased by J H Brown, Lindal.
Other leading prices: £81 (tex) Redbrow; £80 (tex) Great Knott; £72 (tex) Walthwaite; £77 (tex) Dunningwell; £76 (tex) Riddings; £79.50 (suf) Moss House; £74 (suf) Walthwaite; £77 (cha) Dunningwell; £76 (cha) Riddingside; £74 (mule) Kengarth; £71 (mule) Far Mountbarrow; £73 (mash) Far Mountbarrow; £69 (chev) Long Garth.
With only a small entry forward, buyers left disappointed in not fulfilling orders. More are needed to meet buyer requirements. Top price on the day was 216.50ppkg reaching £1,407.25 for a well-fed 650kg Limousin steer exhibited by P Bradley, Moor Green being purchased by N & S Rhodes Quality Butchers of Barrow.
Top price heifer realised 209.50ppkg (£1,173.20) for a well-finished 560kg British blue shown by T & M E Johnson, Marsh Farm being purchased by S H Bowes, Stainton. Top pounds per head realised an immense £1,685.08 (204.50ppkg) for a tremendous 824kg Aberdeen angus steer shown by D C & M A Bowes, Priory Park being purchased also by S H Bowes, Stainton.
Other leading prices: Sim Steer 213.50ppkg Priory Park; Lim Steer 211.50ppkg Priory Park; BB Steer 211.50ppkg Moor Green; Lim Steer 211.50ppkg Riddingside ;
Lim Steer 209.50ppkg Moor Green; AA Steer 204.50ppkg Priory Park.
A good entry of store lambs were forward to a very eager ringside of buyers. Top price on the day reached £58.50 for a good pen of Texels shown by T Waddington, Hill Farm.
Other Leading Prices: Texels £51 Oaks Farm; TexX £46 Standish Cote; Black £47 Oaks Farm; Clun £47 Hill Farm.
A much-improved entry forward met a similar trade with Texels realising £56 for W S Hool, Collin Pit. Mules reached £54 for AT Threlkeld Ltd, Bowkerstead being purchased by G P Jones, Wrexham.
Other leading prices: Mules £50 Alps; Texels £48 Corney Hall; Suffolks £47 Wyke Farm; Cheviot £46 Kengarth; Scotch £31 Alps.
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