Cattle do nicely
Last updated at 11:37, Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Ulverston Auction Mart – Tuesday November 6
AN increased entry of 1,158 lambs which were mainly well fleshed lambs met an improved trade with the average on the day being up 4p on the week to 154.79ppkg with the average pounds per head being £67.45.
Top price on the day reached 181.60ppkg for an excellent pen of 41.3kg meaty Texels exhibited by E&CA Shuttleworth, Far Mountbarrow being purchased by A Dawson, Sedburgh. Top pounds per head realised £85 for a pen of 56kg well fed Texels shown by P&SS Allonby, New Holme being purchased by D Kirby, Bishop Thornton.
Other Leading Prices: £84(suf) Netherhouses; £81(suf) Bowesfield; £80(tex) New Holme (Newton); £77(tex) Craglands; £74(tex) Netherhouses; £73(char) Moss House; £72.50(mule) Hill Top; £72.50(chev) Far Mountbarrow; £71.50(char) Dove Ford; £70.80(mule) Hill Top; £69(suf) Moor Green; £67(sw) High Ghyll.
Prime cattle & OTM cattle
A smaller show met a brisk trade with an outstanding well finished 520kg Limousin heifer topping the market at 215.50ppkg (£1,120.60) for vendor TH Garnett & Son, New Close being purchased by Browns Quality Meats Butchers of Lindal. Top price steer realised 199.50ppkg (£1,348.62) for a well fed 676kg Limousin shown by DC & MA Bowes, Priory Park being purchased by L Fell, Settle. Top pounds per head reached a very good £1,377.06 (194.50ppkg) for an excellent 708kg Limousin Steer exhibited by DC & MA Bowes, Priory Park being purchased by T Postlethwaite & Co, Urswick. With only a small number of OTM Cattle forward numbers were falling short of buyer requirements. Top price on the day reached 117.50ppkg for a strong Charolais Cow exhibited by GF & A Sharpe, Ormsgill Farm being purchased by L Fell, Settle.
Other Leading Prices-Prime: Limousin Steer 194.50ppkg Priory Park; Saler Steer 189.50ppkg Priory Park; British Blue St 160.50ppkg Pit Farm; Charolais St 185.50ppkg Priory Park; Other Leading Prices-OTM: Holstein Cow 115.50ppkg Langthwaite Fm; Holstein Cow 113.50ppkg Langthwaite Fm; Hol/Fr Cow 107.50ppkg Langthwaite Fm;
A very pleasing number forward met a keen demand, especially fleshier types. Leaner types were harder to cash. Top price on the day reached £90 twice. Firstly for huge Texel Ewes exhibited by DE Wood & Son, Beckside being purchased by M Lomax Ltd, Milnthorpe and secondly for strong Texels shown by R Walker, Higher Lath being purchased by GP Jones, Wrexham.
Other Leading Prices: Texels £72 Stable Harvey; Texels £71 Longrigg; Suffolks £57 Riddings; Mules £60 New Close; Mules £57 Old Hyton; Swaledales £19 High Flan; Mashams £68 High Haume; Herdwicks £29 Sella Fm; Scots £20 Sella Fm;
A small entry saw trade similar to that of previous weeks with Cheviots reaching £47.50 for AH Braithwaite, Holme Farm, and Gritstones reached £43 for the same vendor. Herdwicks realised £28 and £27 CC Chinn, High Wallabarrow. Charolais lambs were £35.50, Suffolks met a trade of £36, Texels reached £34.50 and Mule lambs reached £32 all for vendor DR Rigg, High Flan.
First published at 11:10, Tuesday, 13 November 2012
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