Livestock & Dairy: Leek Market

Leek Market Report 05-07-2022

A good early month entry with several bigger runs of cattle from the Howe family and David Brailsford of Ashover.

Top of the day £2250 for a smart Pedigree Holstein heifer from Phillip & Marilyn Critchlow of Cubley sold giving 31kg.

Mark Shepherd from Birchills at Hassop topped the cows with a June calve Pedigree 2nd Calver sold giving 49kg at £2130.

Trade was very bouncy from start to finish with a run of second and third calves Friesian type cows from the Howe family topping at £1800 and two more at £1700. Several purchasers bidding strongly but leaving for home having not fulfilled their orders.

In the youngstock a sweet run from Roger Cooke of Woodseaves saw August 2021 maiden heifers to £670 and £610 and Norwegian Red x maiden heifers to £635.

Herd sales coming forward for August with July Pedigree sale on 19th of the month.


Meg Elliott

Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate

Mark Elliott


Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer