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.
Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate
Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer