Bakewell Market Report for Monday 14th September 2020

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A surprisingly busy market with 926 Cattle and 1,962 Sheep on offer.

Trade good in all sections with prices remaining buoyant in uncertain times.

The Store & Breeding Cattle section was well supported with a total of 632 head forward. Plenty of buying power present or represented to ensure a solid trade from start to finish.

Steers to £1,270, heifers £1,125 and feeding bulls £920.

There were various cow & calf outfits with the best on offer at £1,170.

In the finished cattle section, a total of 114 animals were sold with the top figures 259p/kg and £1,565 per head.

The heifer average very similar to last week at 198.1p and steers not far behind at 192.8p.

OTM and feeding cows out in force at 117 head with top figures 179p/kg and £1,720 per head.

The average looking particularly healthy at 126.8p.

Calf numbers the same as last week at 63 with bulls to £325 and heifers £300.

In the sheep department the 1,345 lambs maintained at recent levels with the best to 241p and 119.37 per head.

The SQQ average looked good at 217.8p.

There was a decent show of 608 Cull Sheep with ewes reaching £149 to average £65.90 for a rather mixed entry.

Forthcoming Fixtures Bakewell Market

• Thursday 17th September: Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale

• Thursday 17th September: Sale of 3,095 Mule Ewe Lambs, sale starts at 11am

• Friday 18th September: Sale of 6,848 Other Breed Ewe Lambs, sale starts at 10.30am

• Friday 25th September: Store Lamb Sale, 6,017 Entered, further entries invited

Farm Sale Fixtures

• Wednesday 16th September: Longstone Moor Farm

• Saturday 19th September: Sebastopol Farm, Shirland

• Thursday 24th September: Haselour Grange Dispersal

117 Barren, OTM and Feeding Cows Overall Average 126.8p (Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)

58 vendors to 18 buyers

Same numbers as last week and an improved average (up 5p on the week) with some very well presented cows today. Best meated, dry bagged and Farm Assured were good to sell today with plenty of competition throughout the day. Top price was 178p for a clean 31 mnth heifer (1st into the ring) from Clive South T/A Longacre, Derby. Top Cow was a Blue at 173p with all the better Cows 150p plus.

51 Black & White and ex-dairy cows Ave 114.7p

Similar money to last week but less plainer cows about. Meat easiest to sell with best cow at 151p for Peter Furness with a big B&W from Roger Ardern at 149p or £1239 who had another at 1306. Better sorts 140p plus, big Holsteins 120-135p with smaller Holstein 105-115p and only a few plain under £1.

Sample Results:

178p/kg 444kg AA Longacre LLP, Derby
173p/kg 744kg B Blue x Riverside Farmers, Scropton
165p/kg 598kg B blue x WC&CA&JR Barratt, Combs
164p/kg 646kg B Blue x Riverside Farmers, Scropton
163p/kg 898kg B Blue x RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
160p/kg 774kg Lim WP Carson & Son, Grange Mill
159p/kg 682kg AA HH Mellor & Son, Longnor
154p/kg 766kg Lim WP Carson & Son, Grange Mill
153p/kg 664kg AA HH Mellor & Son, Longnor
153p/kg 744kg AA HH Mellor & Son, Longnor
151p/kg 674kg Fries P Furness, Monyash

And Gross Prices:

£1463.74 898kg B Blue x RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
£1306.40 920kg Holst RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
£1287.12 744kg B Blue x Riverside Farmers, Scropton
£1239.68 832kg Holst RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
£1238.40 774kg Lim WP Carson & Son, Grange Mill
£1228.92 798kg Lim WP Carson & Son, Grange Mill
£1179.64 766kg Lim WP Carson & Son, Grange Mill
£1160.00 800kg Hfd RW & I Williamson, Warsop
£1140.00 912kg Hfd G Armstrong, Rainow
£1138.32 744kg AA HH Mellor & Son, Longnor

1 OTM Bull

170p/kg £1720 BB (5yrs) Lea Partners, Sheffield

4 OTM Steers

157p/kg £1290 Char (5yrs) DC Goddard, Newark

114 FINISHED CATTLE – overall average 194.3p (Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)

Staying nicely over 100 cattle with 39 vendors today selling bulls and clean cattle and as always each and every one found a new home with a good ringside of buyers eager to purchase.

29 Young Bulls ave 191.1p/kg

An unbelievable average but look at the top prices. Jonathon Salisbury topped the day at 231p, 230p and 212p etc and Keith Harrop 227p x2, 218p, 212p etc 4 big bulls sold to average £1443 from R Prue & Son, Alfreton. B&W to 186p for David Batterbee.

Sample Results:

231p/kg 562kg Lim MA Salisbury & Son, Hayfield
230p/kg 616kg Lim JM, AM, MJ Bennett, Threaphurst
230p/kg 564kg Lim MA Salisbury & Son, Hayfield
227p/kg 646kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
227p/kg 592kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
218p/kg 658kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
218p/kg 686kg Lim JT Ottewell, Calow
212p/kg 584kg Sim K Harrop, Alport
212p/kg 538kg Lim JM, AM, MJ Bennett, Threaphurst
207p/kg 634kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport

And Gross Prices:

£1565.60 824kg Char R Prue & Son, Alfreton
£1528.00 764kg Char R Prue & Son, Alfreton
£1495.48 686kg Lim JT Ottewell, Calow
£1466.42 646kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
£1456.00 728kg Lim JT Ottewell, Calow
£1434.44 658kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
£1416.80 616kg Lim JM, AM, MJ Bennett, Threaphurst
£1350.26 746kg Char R Prue & Son, Alfreton
£1343.84 592kg Blond x K Harrop, Alport
£1328.60 730kg Char R Prue & Son, Alfreton

40 Steers – overall average 192.8p/kg

Some excellent well fed and bred cattle about and they certainly drew admiration from the buyers, Steven Jones sold a posh Lim x Angus to 246p with Messrs Hazledine at 230p and 228p. Angus to 207p/kg, Herefords to 195p/kg.

Sample Results:

246p/kg 490kg Lim S & CM Jones, Belper
230p/kg 624kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
228p/kg 540kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
227p/kg 518kg B Blue x T & JM White, High Bradfield
218p/kg 488kg Blond x C Molloy, Hucknall
215p/kg 534kg Lim WT & HP Grindon & Son, Warslow
213p/kg 552kg B Blue x T & JM White, High Bradfield
213p/kg 512kg B Blue x T & JM White, High Bradfield
210p/kg 608kg B Blue x PJ & JA Morten, Barmoor Clough
207p/kg 626kg AA P Wood, Wirksworth
204p/kg 590kg Lim K & ME Hall & Son, Croxden
202p/kg 526kg B Blue x JW Blackshaw, Bakewell

And Gross Prices:

£1435.20 624kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
£1343.20 730kg Lim RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
£1342.80 746kg B Blue x RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike
£1335.18 714kg Sim D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell
£1327.78 674kg AA D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell
£1296.00 648kh Sim D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell
£1295.82 626kg AA P Wood, Wirksworth
£1279.20 656kg Hfd PJ & PA Mitchell, Fradswell
£1276.80 608kg B Blue x PJ & JA Morten, Barmoor Clough
£1273.80 660kg Sim D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell

45 Finished Heifers – overall average 198.1p/kg

17 Natives and 28 Continentals today with some excellent well-fed heifers in the offering. Butchers heifers peaked at an amazing 259p for a 500kg Limousin from Steven Jones (topping both steers and heifers today) and selling to RW Walmsley, Quality Butchers, Catterton, York. Messrs Grindon had 242p and 229p for their 2 Limousins with Mark Hadfield up to 232p. Best of the Natives in the 190’s

Sample Results:

259p/kg 500kg Lim S & CM Jones & Sons, Belper
242p/kg 530kg Lim WT & HP Grindon & Son, Warslow
240p/kg 472kg Lim S & CM Jones & Sons, Belper
232p/kg 460kg Lim RM Hadfield Ltd, Castleton
229p/kg 542kg Lim WT & HP Grindon & Son, Warslow
228p/kg 574kg Char DM Ellliott & Son, Little Hucklow
225p/kg 492kg Lim RM Hadfield Ltd, Castleton
224p/kg 540kg Lim J Price, Kettleshulme
220p/kg 608kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
219p/kg 462kg B Blue x JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
219p/kg 520kg Lim BA & B Perkins, Oughtibridge

And Gross Prices:

£1411.20 672kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
£1337.60 608kg Lim Hazledine Farms, Watnall
£1325.06 634kg Lim J Price, Kettleshulme
£1308.72 574kg Char DM Elliott & Son, Little Hucklow
£1295.00 500kg Lim S & CM Jones, Belper
£1282.60 530kg Lim WT & HP Grindon, Warslow
£1260.04 578kg B Blue x DM Elliott & Son, Little Hucklow
£1241.18 542kg Lim WT & HP Grindon & Son, Warslow
£1216.80 676kg Hfd HH Mellor & Son, Longnor
£1215.20 560kg Saler IP Carrington, Kniveton

STORE CATTLE - (Auctioneer Alastair Sneddon)

After last weeks large entry which followed the Bank Holiday week, we expected a smaller show, but that was not the case and 632 Cattle were forward. Buyers had been notified of the quantity and were either present or represented to ensure a decent trade, which whilst not quite as dear as some recent weeks was not far behind.

Strong cattle in particular looked very well sold as the following figures will demonstrate.

41 Feeding Bulls

Plenty of interest at all price levels:

£580 B Blue x 4-11 mnths L Slater & Son, Winster
£850 Blonde x 11 mnths JD Brown, Bonsall
£860 Lim x 11-13 mnths JD Brown, Bonsall
£605 Baz x 7 mnths SR Wilson, Selston
£400 Hfd x 4-5 mnths WL Stubbs Stapleton
£790 Lim x 9 mnths Roger Barlow, North Leverton
£920 Blonde x 11 mnths CJ Nash, Dayhills
£775 Lim x 11-13 mnths K Sharpe, Lowdham

37 Breeding Stock

A very mixed bag of cows and calves, which sold well without any particular highlights.

Typical prices

£855 L/H Cow, 45 mnths & Bull Calf J & E Hopkinson, Ashover
£1050 Lim x Cow, 96 mnths & Hfr Calf L & H Redfern, Flagg
£920 Lim x Cow, 150 mnths & Hfr Calf L & H Redfern, Flagg
£1170 Ped W Blk Cow, 75 mnths & Bull Calf J Tavernor & Co, Gt Heywood

293 Steers ave £809

Some excellent bunches of quality cattle attracted fierce competition and allowed the sale to progress at a rapid pace.

Herefords and Angus in strong demand and the few pens of Black & White Steers looked very dear indeed.

Sample prices as follows:

£725 Lim x 4 mnths M Heathcote, Hartington
£740 Lim x 11 mnths R Toon, Mayfield
£650 Sim x 10 mnths R Toon, Mayfield
£590 Angus x 7-10 mnths R Toon, Mayfield
£730 Lim x 12 mnths AJ Parker & Son, Ticknall
£760 B Blue x 7-11 mnths D Byard, Blay Cross
£830 B Blue x 12-14 mnths MA Jolliffe, Yarlett
£945 Char x 12-18 mnths Thorp Farms, Ltd, Baslow
£700 Fries 16 mnths MA Jolliffe, Yarlet
£900 Lim x 16 mnths Hobson Farms, Flagg
£800 B Blue x 14 mnths Hobson Farms, Flagg
£980 Lim x 14-16 mnths NA & JA Stone, Tissington
£1000 Char x 15-17 mnths M Gregory, Peak Forest
£910 Char x 16-17 mnths CS Edge, Ballidon
£850 Char x 13 mnths HJ Hitchcock, Belper
£830 Angus x 17 mnths BG Mosley, Shottle
£820 Lim x 14-15 mnths CG Matkin, Alderwasley
£845 B Blue x 13-15 mnths C & FM Percival, Youlgreave
£1120 Hfd x 17 mnths J Brown, Mellor
£1060 Devon 15-16 mnths MG Mosley & Son, Rivelin
£1160 Lim x 15 mnths DN & JE Renwick, Middleton
£1270 Lim x 17 mnths JW & RG Ede, Youlgreave
£900 Lim x 14 mnths Conway & Mellor, Hulme End
£900 B Blue x 16 mnths SJ Wainwright, Poynton
£965 Hfd x 16 mnths DA Bott, Kniveton
£1025 Lim x 17 mnths AP Pugh, Pilsley
£770 Holst 21 mnths AP Pugh, Pilsley
£910 Hfd 16 mnths P Furness, Monyash
£1095 Angus x 19 mnths CPR & JM Mycock, Friden
£1055 B Blue x 15-19 mnths TW & E Gratton, King Sterndale
£1005 Sim x 20 mnths RA Tatlow, Ashbourne
£690 Holst 14-16 mnths W Watts, Thurgoland
£1200 Lim x 6 mnths G & R Gould, Elton
£1000 B Blue x 17-21 mnths TW Carnwell, Kingsley
£1030 B Blue x 17-20 mnths CF Edge & Partners, Kingsley
£910 B Blue x 20-25 mnths NC Hutchinson, Weston Underwood
£1100 B Blue x 23 mnths R&P Farming, Spot Acre
£1040 Hfd x 24 mnths C & B Hodgson, Longnor
£1035 Sim x 26 mnths G Goodwin, Wetley Rocks
£1195 Angus x 22-24 mnths GPK Trickett, Rowsley
£1055 B Blue x 23-24 mnths Green Dales, Alderwasley
£1260 Lim x 25 mnths IP Carrington, Kniveton
£1230 Char x 26 mnths Mrs F Evan & Daughter, Colwich
£1200 Lim x 23-24 mnths G & M Limer, Taddington
£1025 Fries 21-23 mnths G & M Limer, Taddington
£950 Lim x 24-25 mnths D & A Campeau, Crowdicote
£1230 Sim x 26 mnths Shirley & Boam, Longnor
£1095 Hfd x 29 mnths A Gray, Biggin
£1100 Lim x 26 mnths WI Fletcher, Sheldon
£855 Hfd x 25-26 mnths F Mycock & Son, Wormhill
£735 Holst 20-24 mnths A Sutton & Son, Cowers Lane

261 Heifers ave £661

More young cattle this week, which found a ready market, but it was the stronger cattle for early finishing that attracted very strong bidding and produced plenty of highlights as the following figures demonstrate.

Typical Returns:

£530 B Blue x 4 mnths L Slater & Son, Winster
£640 Hfd x 12-13 mnths A & W Helliwell, Oughtibridge
£665 Lim x 7-11 mnths R Toon, Mayfield
£875 Lim x 16-17 mnths D Byard, Clay Cross
£730 B Blue x 10-14 mnths MA Jolliffe, Yarlet
£650 B Blue x 13-14 mnths Hobson Farmers, Flagg
£600 Lim x 13 mnths D Leason, Sudbury
£925 Lim x 15-19 mnths N & J Stone, Tissington
£845 Char x 15-16 mnths M Gregory, Peak Forest
£815 Hfd x 22 mnths B Moore, Newborough
£715 Angus 15-18 mnths AJ Bradbury, Field
£700 Angus x 14-16 mnths BG Mosley, Shottle
£1080 Lim x 16-17 mnths BD & A Yates, Middleton
£880 B Blue x 17-18 mnths C & FM Percival, Youlgreave
£735 Lim x 12-17 mnths C & FM Percival, Youlgreave
£855 Hfd x 17 mnths J Brown, Mellor
£1040 Devon 15-16 mnths MG Mosley & Son, Rivelin
£985 Lim x 14 mnths DN & JE Renwick, Middleton
£1000 Lim x 17 mnths JW & RG Ede, Youlgreave
£825 Lim x 14 mnths Conway & Mellor, Pike Hall
£975 Lim x 16 mnths SJ Wainwright, Poynton
£710 Hfd x 14-15 mnths DA Bott, Kniveton
£890 Lim x 16-19 mnths A & DJ Gregory, Litton
£930 B Blue x 19-20 mnths P Furness, Monyash
£990 Lim x 15-17 mnths TW & E Gratton, King Sterndale
£1090 Lim x 21 mnths G & R Gould, Elton
£1125 Lim x 16 mnths G & R Gould, Elton
£930 B Blue x 18-21 mnths TW Carnwell & Son, Kingsley
£950 B Blue x 24-26 mnths G White & Partners, Ilam
£1010 Blonde 24-25 mnths J Melland & Son, Flagg
£1000 Lim x 26-27 mnths Mrs F Evans & Daughter, Colwich
£875 Lim x 25-26 mnths W & P Charlton, Brassington
£985 B Blue x 22-23 mnths CC Etches, Tissington
£805 B Blue x 24 mnths W Bowler, Wirksworth
£1020 Lim x 26 mnths D & A Campeau, Crowdicote
£895 B Blue x 25 mnths F Mycock & Son, Wormhill

63 CALVES (Auctioneer Ivor Lowe)

A strong trade throughout with all types in very strong demand.

Bulls peaked at £325 for a Limousin and a Heifer at £300 for a B Blue,

A larger entry of Black & White calves saw a large gathering of prospective purchasers with these regularly over £100 to a top of £140.

Bulls Top Price (£) Ave Vendor
Hfd £160.00 £155.00 JW Brandrick & Son, Beamhurst
Holst £140.00 £56.87 WJ Adams & Son, Mackworth
Mont £240.00 J & J Walton & Sons, Buxton
Fries £132.00 £60.54 Wager & Son, Hartington
AA £118.00 PM Naden, Derbys
S Horn £50.00 £45.00 Wager & Son, Hartington
B Blue x £315.00 £242.50 JW Handford & Sons, Aspenshaw
Lim £325.00 DR & S Kirby, Eastmoor
Heifers
Hfd £230.00 JW Brandrick & Son, Beamhurst
B Blue x £300.00 £220.91 JE Seals & Son, Shirland
Lim £240.00 JF Hayes, Shottle

1,962 Sheep including 1,354 Finished Lambs & 608 Cull Sheep (Auctioneer Peter Oven)

A total entry of 1962 head of sheep on offer included 1354 new season lambs. Demand very brisk right from start to finish, best lighter weight sorts to 239p/kg, best butchers lambs to 241p/kg, heavy weight butchers lambs to 239p/kg and over weight to 215p/kg. Best big lambs grossed £119.37 with overall market average 217.18p/kg.

Leading Prices: -

37.5kg 226p/kg C Gregory, Taddington
38.8kg 239p/kg R Simpson & Son, Longnor
39kg 232p/kg M Gregory, Peak Forest
39.2kg 231p/kg M Gregory, Peak Forest
41.8kg 236p/kg GJ Mellor & Partner, Doncaster
42.5kg 232p/kg H Young, Peak Forest
43.1kg 239p/kg DM Elliott & Son, Hucklow
43.8kg 241p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn
45kg 233p/kg B Pegg, Sturston
45.3kg 234p/kg J Trueman & Partner, Cheshire
46kg 236p/kg M Gregory, Peak Forest
47.2kg 230p/kg D Hadfield & Daughter, Wheston
48kg 235p/kg J Trueman & Partner, Cheshire
49kg 224p/kg J & J Walton & Son, Tideswell
52.1kg 215p/kg D Hadfield & Daughter, Wheston
53kg 215p/kg JM Walton, Tideswell
55kg 215p/kg D Hadfield & Daughter, Wheston

Averages:

Standard To: 239p/kg Ave: 208.23p/kg
Medium To: 241p/kg Ave: 219.41p/kg
Heavy To: 239p/kg Ave: 215.96p/kg
Overweight To: 215p/kg Ave: 214.64p/kg

Old Season Lambs to 174p/kg Average 149p/kg

Cull Sheep

An increased entry of 608 cull and grazing ewes continued at recent weeks high levels with best Texels to £149.

Cast Ewes To: £149 Ave: £65.90

Cast Rams To: £82