Store Cattle Sale Report 7th November

Total entry of 543 of store and breeding cattle on offer with trade firm in all sections and vendors well satisfied with the prices achieved.

Breeding Section

Top price was £1120 paid for a British Blue cow with an Angus bull calf at foot from D L Griffin of Alstonefield with the same vendor having another British Blue cow with an Angus bull calf at foot at £980. An in calf Hereford cow from Mrs J E Watkins of Horton sold up to £900 with a Hereford cow and a Limousin steer calf at foot from Messrs Etches of Longnor at £1060. An in calf South Devon heifer from Mr Chadwick of Kniveton at £975.

There were a number of in calf cows selling up to £810 for a 77 month old Hereford from Messrs Mellor of Buxton.
A 20 month old pedigree Simmental bull from N & K Goddard of Glossop was well sold at £1160 with a 67 month old pedigree Angus bull from Mr Chadwick of Kniveton at £1260.

Young Bulls

There was a small entry of young bulls with a 14 month old Limousin from Mrs Ann Brown of Biddulph selling for £780 with a pair of 14 month old Simmentals at £660 from George Bailey of Rushton and smaller sorts from Messrs Motteram Brothers of Uttoxeter up to £440.

Steers

There were 255 steers on offer with the top price of the day being £1270 with some quality cattle from J G Curtis & Son of Basford topping the market at £1270 for a 26 month old Limousin with a bunch of 4, 25 month old Limousins from the same vendor at £1175 and an 18 month old Limousin from Geoff Wain of Brandside at £1130.

A bunch of 6, 18 month old Limousins from AD & J Potts of Astbury were well sold at £1055 with a pair of 14 month old Limousins from John and David Kidd of Quarnford at £1045.

A Fleckveih 26 month old steer achieved £1135 from J G Curtis & Son with a bunch of 6, 23 month old British Blue steers from F Williamson of Crewe at £1045 and a bunch of 4 from Messrs James of Horton at 16 months of age at £1020.

A 16 month old Charolais from C T Starkey of Whitegate achieved £960 with Angus up to £935 for a 20 month old from C H Bull & Son of Derby and another pair of 25 month old Angus from J & D Norbury of Ashley at £930.

A Montbeliarde steer from S Edge of West Hallam at 24 months old at £920 with Salers up to £910 for a 19 month old beast from Lucas Brothers of Swarkestone.

Hereford steers achieved up to £895 for a bunch of 5, 13 months old from Messrs Starkey with Friesians up to £830 for a 21 month old beast from J & W Knight of Horton. Younger cattle sold up to £795 for a pair of 10 month old Blondes from E G Taylor & Partners of Rugeley with a 7 month old Limousin from F A Yates & Co of Alstonefield selling well at £790 and another 8 month old Limousin from John and David Kidd at £775.
Overall average achieved for steers was £681.51.

Heifers

There were 250 heifers on offer with a top price being £1175 for a bunch of 4, 25 month old Limousin from J G Curtis & Son of Basford with the same vendor selling another 26 month old Limousin for £1020 with an 18 month old Limousin from Geoff Wain of Brandside at £990.

A bunch of 3, 24 month old British Blues from J G Curtis & Sons achieved £1090 with another 19 month old British Blue from C T Starkey of Whitegate at £1010 and a pair of 24 month old Angus from Harris & Partners of Rushton at £970. The same vendor sold another 21 month old Angus for £940 with Herefords up to £895 for a 24 month old beast of S Edge of West Hallam and Simmentals up to £870 for a pair of 17 month old Simmentals from Atkin Farms of Field.

Younger cattle achieved a top price of £700 for a 9 month old Limousin from F E Yates & Co of Alstonefield with a pair of 11 month old Limousin from Graham Jones of Langley at £660.

Overall average achieved was £638.37.

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