Livestock & Dairy: Leek Market

Leek Market Report 17-01-2023

Selling time – 11:30am
Auctioneers – Meg Elliott (07967 007049) & Mark Elliott (07973 673092)


A scorching trade at the January Pedigree Sale saw all qualities sell to an exceptional trade to average a superb £2013 which included a number with faults.

A beautiful heifer from the Meldamar Herd of Messrs Shepherd of Bakewell lead the day at £3200 (pictured below). By Swiss Brekem she caught the eye of Will Seabridge who took her home to Barlaston. The Shepherds showed 3 further stylish heifers to make £2720, £2680 and £2420 for the four to average £2715.

The Weston family of Roston, Ashbourne produced a superb run of heifers with the best by Optimal reaching £3050 to Andrew Hulme of Basford with another from the same home by Pos making £3000 to Nigel Moss of Meerbrook. A Moondance daughter giving 35.6kg went to Andrew Neville of Matlock at £2900.

A Wavelength heifer from the Mellor family of Earl Sterndale levelled out at £3000 also to Andrew Hulme.

Next week we have a lovely entry of 36 Holstein Friesians from the Richardson family of Plumley, Knutsford commencing their Herd Dispersal. Strong cows with square udders , there is an abundance of milk having all calved November through to January. See further details below. Catalogues will be on-line shortly.


Meg Elliott

Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate

Mark Elliott


Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer