Livestock & Dairy: Leek Market
Leek Market Report 13-07-2021
TRADE ON FIRE – TOP OF £2440, 12 OVER £2000
The trade for milkers on Tuesday matched the weather been too hot to handle for many purchasers.
A smaller pedigree entry met a flying trade with a Seagull-Bay MVP daughter from Andrew & Joanna Bunting reaching £2260 with a lovely crossbred heifer from Edward Whittaker reached £2110.
However it was the entry of 11 fresh heifers from the Johnson family of Longnor that really set the trade alight with the first through the ring reached £2400. The entry topped at £2440 with 10 passing the £2000 mark and averaging out at £2148. The Johnsons have another 8 entered for next week.
Calves topped at £300 also from the Buntings with the two stock bulls also selling well, the Limousin reaching £2400 and the Beef Shorthorn £2100.
Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate
Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer