Store Cattle Sale Report 22nd October 2022

A good entry of over 420 store and breeding cattle with more breeding cattle on offer with quality types in all sections.

Breeding Section
A young Aberdeen Angus cow at 48 months with a heifer calf at foot topped the breeding section at £1260 from David Green and Family at Whiston with the Tunnicliffe Family of Quarnford achieving £1130 for a Shorthorn cow with a 58 day Shorthorn heifer calf.

Feeding cows achieved up to £1345 for an 11 year old Charolais cow from Bill Woodruff of Draycott in the Moors.

Pedigree Belted Galloways attracted interest from as far afield as Northamptonshire and topped at £830 for a 17 month Pedigree Bulling heifer from J B Dart of Rowarth. Dexters with calves topped at £300.

Young Bulls
A mixed trade with 27 months British Blue at £1170, 11 month British Blues at £950 and a Limousin X bull from Joe Austin at 13 months of age at £840.

Steers and Heifers
Stylish Bazadaise steers up to £950 at 16 months from Alan Buxton of Bollington with Messrs Mellor at Winkhill having homebred British Blue steers to £1095 and Limousin steers to £1090 at 13 months of age.

Messrs Turnock of Wincle received £770 for Limousin heifers at 6 months old with the Goodalls of Cubley achieving £940 for named Herefords at 7 months of age.

Some very shapely British Blue x from Messrs Yates of Alstonefield topped at £1010 and Limousins from the same farm achieved £1015 at 9 months of age.

The Hudson Family of Wetton Mill topped at £1045 for a Simmental heifer at 14½ months.

In the bottom shed a wide variety of older cattle on offer and numerous purchasers ready for stocking yards with strong cattle particularly those already warmed with a little late summer corn.

A selection of prices as follows:-

Shorthorn Heifers 12-17mths – £900 – P Sykes, Hope
Limousin Steers 11-15mths – £1165 – D & V Farms Ltd, Rushton Spencer
Charolais Steers 17mths – £1180 – Ross Worthington, Edale
British Blue Heifers 23mths – £1180 – Brian Wainwright, Meerbrook
Longhorn Steers 19mths – £890 – Corbutt Family, Siddington
Hereford Steers 16-17mths – £960 – Corbutt Family, Siddington

A real strong pen of British Blue steers from Mr T J Hargreaves of Endon started the strong cattle run properly receiving £1220 for good types at 18-19mths. The Archers at Derby had well shaped beef bred British Blue steers to £1275 at 23 months

Long term Leek supporter Julie Mees from Aston, Stone sent a consignment to top at £1450 for a British Blue steer at 28 months and another British Blue steer at £1375 at 23 months with Simmental and Angus heifers from the same home at 27months both topping at £1220.

Hereford Steers, 18½mths – £1125 – J P Carr, Roston
Angus Steers, 22½mths – £1150 – Chris and Mark Anders, Roston

David Curtis and Family showed a run of cattle already well warmed with corn and definitely saw the benefits

British Blue Steers, 22mths – £1360 and £1370
British Blue Heifers, 25mths – £1260 and £1375

The day culminated with a short run of strong Hereford Heifers, well grown and heavy from Messrs Bradbury of Longnor to a top of £1265 and £1250 at 25 and 29 months.

NEXT SALE: Saturday 5th November 2022

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