High demand from full ringside at Ulverston auction mart sees prices soar
Last updated at 11:31, Wednesday, 21 August 2013
ULVERSTON held its Summer Show and Sale of Newly Calved Dairy Cattle. A very pleasing entry forward for judging meant placing awards was a difficult task.
SUMMER SHOW AND SALE OF DAIRY CATTLE
Mrs Leanne Winder, Wall End, judged on the day with many thanks going to her on a job admirably done which cannot be hurried. After much deliberation, Mrs Winder creditably placed the awards as follows.
Class 1 best new calved Holstein Friesian cow
1 F Philipson & Son, Canon Winder; 2 F Philipson & Son, Canon Winder.
Class 2 best new calved Holstein Friesian Heifer
1 R B & L J Satterthwaite & Son, Church Farm; 2 F Philipson & Son, Canon Winder.
Class 3 best new calved cow/heifer of any other breed
1 H & J E Watson, New Close; 2 I & K I Redhead, Hyton Farm.
CHAMPION: R B & L J Satterthwaite & Son, Church Farm.
RESERVE CHAMPION: F Philipson & Son, Canon Winder.
All dairy available for sale today was in very high demand and a tremendous trade was had throughout due to a full ringside of active buyers both locally and from further afield. The Champion Dairy on the day, being a very productive Holstein Friesian Heifer, reached an excellent price of £2,320 for exhibitor R B & L J Satterthwaite & Son, Church Farm being purchased by the judge Mrs Leanne Winder. Reserve Champion reached £1,900 for F Philipson & Son, Canon Winder purchased by T W C A Long, Old Hall. A very useful full-of-milk Ayrshire heifer exhibited by H & J E Watson, New Close realised an incredible £2,350 being purchased also by the Judge, Mrs Leanne Winder.
Other Leading Prices: Hol/Fr Cow £1880 Canon Winder; Hol/Fr Cow £1820 Canon Winder; Hol/Fr Cow £1720 Church Farm; Hol/Fr Hfr £1900 Canon Winder; Hol/Fr Hfr £2250 Canon Winder; Fr Hfr £1750 Hyton Farm.
Store cattle, beef breeding & calves
An excellent number of store cattle forward to a busy ringside of buyers were in very big demand today with many strong cattle reaching well over the thousand pound mark.
Topping the market was a pen full of powerful British Blue Steers realising £1240 for vendors B E & M E Thexton, Angerton Hall. Heifer peaked at £810 for an excellent pen of Limousins shown by T Edmondson & Son, Crakeside. Holstein Friesian bull calves topped at £160 for C & A J Woodhouse, Stubb Place and a very strong outfit of a Limousin cow with calf at foot reached £1,400 for Thornbank Farms.
Other Leading Store Cattle Prices: BB Steers £1180 Angerton Hall; Lim Steers £1100 Canon Winder; AA Steers £1042 Tenterbank; AA Steers £950 Stangends;
Hol/Fr Steers £935 Stubb Place; BF Steers £790 Manor Farm; Jers Steers £730 Manor Farm;
A very good number forward to an active ringside of buyers ensured trade remained pleasing throughout. Trade on the day saw a slight improvement to the previous day’s national averages with the top being 215.00ppkg for a cracking pen of 40kg Texels exhibited by B, K & A Jordan, White Horse being purchased by D Stamper, Preston. Top pounds per head realised £101 for a meaty pen of 49kg Texels exhibited by P & S S Allonby, Newholme bought by M/s Tyson, Millom.
Other Leading Prices: £96.50 (btex) Gleaston Castle; £89 (suf) Causeywood;
£88.50 (suf) Causeywood; £88.50 (char) Causeywood; £87(char) Lane End;
£86.50 (tex) Beckside (Pennington); £86 (suf) Castle Hill; £85 (suf) Castle Hill;
£82.50 (mule) Whicham Hall; £76 (mule) Whicham Hall;
Prime cattle & OTM cattle
An excellent number of both Prime and OTM cattle forward today saw trade staying inline nationally. Peaking at 213.50ppkg (£1216.95) was a very well finished 570kg Limousin heifer shown by W & M M Case & Sons, Plumpton Cottage being purchased by N&S Rhodes Quality Butchers of Barrow.
Top price steer on the day was a well-fed 716kg Hereford realising 207.50ppkg also being the top pounds per head on the day of £1485.70 for vendors D C & M A Bowes, Priory Park being purchased by L Fell, Settle. OTM cattle met a very optimistic trade with a very strong Limousin cow topping the market at 145.50ppkg (£1097.07) for D H & B Satterthwaite & Daughter, High Farm being purchased by S H Bowes, Stainton.
Other Leading Prices – Prime Cattle Lim Hfr 206.50ppkg Hampsfield Hall; BB Hfr 199.50ppkg Plumpton Cottage; Gall Steer 188.50ppkg Priory Park; BSh Hfr 174.50ppkg Sales Farm; BSh Hfr 159.50ppkg Sales Farm;
Other Leading Prices-OTM Cattle Lim Cow 138.50ppkg Tenterbank; Lim Cow X2 135.50ppkg Standish Cote; Lim Cow 135.50ppkg High Farm; Lim Cow 129.50ppkg Standish Cote; BF Cow 128.50ppkg Hyton Farm;
A good number were forward to a trade on a par with others. Bigger types have eased slightly while hill bred types seem easier to cash. Reaching a high of £91 were Charolais ewes shown by J Tyson, The Green being purchased by J Brown, Lindal.
Leading Prices: Suffolks £87 Mansriggs Hall; Suffolks £85 The Green;
Texels £81 Beckside (Pennington); Texels £74 Ghyll Farm; Mules £65 Smithy Green; Mules £62 Hill Park; Swaledales £30 Seaton Hall; Herdwicks £47 Woodend Farm;
A small number forward reached a price of £90 for a strong pen of Texels shown by F & H D Tyson, Hycemoor and £52 for Kerry Hills shown by the same vendor.
First published at 15:40, Tuesday, 20 August 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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