Livestock & Dairy: Leek Market
Leek Market Report 22-06-2021
Another very successful day in the dairy shed at Leek with 62 passing through the ring of which 57 were milkers with trade again swift.
Topping the day was regular vendor Richard Lomas of Calow for a 28kg heifer by Penman Enterprise. She was clinched by Andrew Hulme of Basford at £2100 who also went onto take a fresh heifer from Andrew Weston of Litton at £2060. Shorthorns from Andrew Beech of Sutton reached £1830 with British Friesians from John and Lesley Kirby of Oakham to £1800.
Cows topped at £1750 for a Danish Red X from the Sharman family of Holbeck, Newark who also saw their smashing run of Montbeliarde X calves top at £390.
The run of 12 Autumn calving cows which included 4 5th-7th calvers from the Jeffery’s family of Sudbury were a smashing trade topping at £1600 to average out at a superb £1485.
Auctioneer and Valuer, Market Associate
Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer