Store Cattle Sale Report 23rd October

There was 571 store and breeding cattle on offer with a firm trade particularly for the stronger well meated cattle with some of the smaller long term cattle being a slightly steadier trade as anticipated at this time of the year.

Breeding Section
A Limousin cow with a Hereford male calf from Mr Davies of Biddulph Moor exchanged hands for £1640 with a Limousin cow with a Limousin male calf at foot from Geoff Barlow of Froghall selling at £1500 and another similar outfit from the same vendor at £1450.

The Longhorn Society Sale saw Pedigree Longhorn cattle from Messrs Hodgkins of Gnosall exchanged hands up to £1300 for a Longhorn cow with a male calf at foot and from Bollin Valley Partnership Pedigree Longhorn cows with male calves at foot up to £1200. In calf Pedigree Longhorns sold up to £1020 from Messrs Saxby of Litton.

Young Bulls
There were 27 young bulls on offer which sold up to £1085 for a 21 month old Hereford from Mr S Moss of Hadfield with a 7 month old Limousin and a 10 month old Limousin from J L Mellor & Partners of Sutton selling for £1,000 with a bunch of 6, 5 month old Herefords from Tanya Fox of Longnor selling well at £635.

Steers
There were 267 on offer with a top price being £1390 for a pair of 29 month old Herefords from E T Simpson of Winkhill with a Longhorn from David Saxby of Litton at 19 months of age also selling for £1390 with other Herefords from Peter Mitchell of Fradswell at 19 months of age selling for £1295 and a bunch of 4 from Rushton Spencer at 21 months of age at £1200.

Simmental steers from Peter Mitchell of Fradswell sold up to £1375 at 18 months of age with another pair of similar aged cattle from the same vendor at £1300. A British Blue steer at 29 months of age from Chris Atkin of Eccleshall sold for £1265 with a bunch of 5 from AD & J Potts of Asbury at 19 months of age selling well at £1230 and another bunch of 5, 19 months old British Blues from the same vendor at £1260.

A pair of 18 month old Angus were well sold at £1255 from Rushton Spencer with a 15 month old Aberdeen Angus from D Chadwick of Kniveton at £1170 and a bunch of 6, 22 month old Angus from A Harrison of Kingsley Moor at £1145. A bunch of 5, 21 month old Angus also sold for £1145 from D & MJ Worthington of Macclesfield.

A South Devon 17 month old Steer from D Chadwick of Kniveton sold for £1080 with a bunch of 4, 18 month old Montbeliarde from Anders Agriculture of Roston at £1075 and a pair of 14 month old Bazadaise from AD Buxton of Bollington at £1045.

A 6 month old Angus from P & CM Jones sold for £935 with a pair of 6 month old Limousin steers from JJ Watson of Marple selling well at £900 and another pair of 6 month old Steers from the same vendor at £845.

Overall average for steers was a pleasing £883.11

Heifers
There were 228 heifers on offer with the top price being £1415 for a 24 month old British Blue from JG Curtis & Son of Basford with another 24 month old British Blue heifer from the same vendor at £1395 and a pair from the same vendor at 24 months of age again at £1305.

Aberdeen Angus heifers at 24 months of age from Mr R A Bradbury of Kingsley were well sold up to £1325 with a pair of 26 month old Angus heifers from Glyn Redfern at £1175.

Charolais heifers from Glyn Redfern at 22 months of age sold well up to £1290 with Limousin heifers at 24 months of age up to £1250 from J G Curtis & Son of Basford with another bunch of 6, 23 month old Limousin heifers from Keith Sessions of Alkmonton at £1195.

Montbeliarde heifers from Anders Agriculture of Roston at 19 months of age sold up to £995. Younger cattle sold up to £870 for a 11 month old British Blue heifer from D & P Gibbs & Son of Butterton with a bunch of 3, 8 month old Simmental heifers from P & CM Jones at £795.

Overall average achieved was £741.31.

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