Monday: Third special sale of mule and continental gimmer lambs. Forward 1954 Sheep, Comprising 1788 Mule Gimmer Lambs, 15 Cheviot Mule Gimmer Lambs, 62 Continental Gimmer Lambs, 23 Mule Gimmer Shearlings, and 4 Zwartbles Gimmer Shearlings. Mule Gimmer Lambs to £88 Average: £60.82 (down £9.41 on 2016) Continental Gimmer Lambs to £80 Average: £70.68 (up £7.39 on 2016) Leading Prices: Mule Gimmer Lambs - TG & B Todd, £88. GH & J Wallis, £80, £76. T & LM Goad & Sons, £77, £67, £62. JW Dixon, £77. D& D Huddleston, £76 x 2, £70. J Pearson & Sons, £75, £65. JH Sharp & Sons, £75, £66. W& A Lambert & Son, £74, £71, £61. HW & MA Alderson & Son, £74, £60. JW Dixon, £73. RA Busby & Son, £73 x 2, £68, £66, £61. ST & SE Allen, £72. M Bateman & Son, £72, £60. M& G German, £71. R& R Gornall, £71, £60. CT & JE Willoughby, £71, £65. GT & MA Wearmouth, £70. JS & D Cloughton & Son, £70. JH & TR Fawcett, £70. SH Sutcliffe & Son, £70, £60. J& G Huck, £70, £66, £65, £62, £60. K& A Woof, £70. Croft Farm Partnership, £68. TK Styan & Partners, £68, £65. G& P Middleton, £67, £64. W & NL Baines, £67. MJ Alpe & Sons, £66. GH & J Wallis & Son, £66. C Stanley, £66. RR Akrigg, £65. JE & DJ Hutchinson, £65. E Fairburn & Sons, £64. JR Fothergill, £64. HW & G White, £63. RF & RD Kettlewell, £63. MJ & JD Handley, £62. AJ Brown, £60. K Raw, £60. RW Mason, £60. Continental Gimmer Lambs - K Calvert Ltd., £80, £79. Collier Holme Farm, £70, £61. Mule Gimmer Shearlings - C Slee, £100, £98. HW & MA Alderson & Son, £80. Tuesday: Forward 1351 Sheep comprising 1023 Prime Lambs, and 328 Cast Ewes and Rams. Prime hoggs: Top Price/kg Continentals JR & LA Capstick, Killington 185p Av 170.2p Cheviots JS & D Cloughton & Son, Raydaleside 174p Mules T & LM Goad & Sons, Dent 171p Av 158.6p Horned JR Rukin, Keld 162p Av 138.5p Top Price/Head Continentals JR & LA Capstick £1. 1 Cheviots JS & D Cloughton & Son £73 Mules JR & LA Capstick £81 Horned JR Rukin £80. Leading Prices: Continentals: JR & LA Capstick, £101, £92, £86, £85, £84, £81. J Scarr & Sons, £88. TG & B Todd, £86. N Chapman, £85. CR Alderson & Son, £83. T & LM Goad, £83. HT & BJ Thornton Berry, £82. F Dinsdale & Sons, £82, £80. JS Calvert Ltd, £82. RG Metcalfe, £80 x 3. DL Mudd, £80. S Troughton, £80. Mules: JR & LA Capstick, £81 x 2, £78. J Scarr & Sons, £80. AT Lambert, £78. HT & BJ Thornton Berry, £78. J Dixon & Sons, £78. WA & A Booth, £76. AL Dawes, £76. LA Booth, £75. S Bell & Sons, £75. Horned: JR Rukin, £80, £66.50. S Bell & Sons, £69. A & JA Iveson, £63. JC Fawcett, £60. Cast ewes: Continentals to £100 Av £85 Mules to £82 Av £70.32 Horned to £70 Av £25.60. Cast rams: Continentals to £98 Horned to £46.
Forward 853 Head of Stock comprising of 73 Cattle including 17 Calves, 52 Stores, 1 Breeding Bull, 3 OTM’s and 780 Sheep comprising of 397 Prime Lambs, 228 Ewes , 1 Tup, 101 Store Lambs, 2 Store Shearlings, 51 Breeding Ewes. Calves: Limousin Bulls to £290, Limousin Heifers to £280, Hereford Bulls to £160, Hereford Heifers to £160, MRI Bulls to £175, Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £260, Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £220, British Blue Bulls to £352, British Blue Heifers to £142. Top price Bull calf from RG & ME Dearnley, Shelley, Huddersfield sold to S Heap, Hade Edge, Huddersfield. Top price Heifer calf from D Dodson & Son, Scissett, Huddersfield sold to D Moxson
South Heindley, Barnsley. Stores: Limousin Steers to £1260, Limousin Heifers to £1100, British Blue Steers to £1030, British Blue Heifers to £790, Beef Shorthorn Steers to £440, Saler Steers to £690, Aberdeen Angus Steers to £880, Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £980, Welsh Black Steers to £585, Holstein Friesian Bulls to £232, Bazadaise Bulls to £610. Top price Steer from JW Dodgson, Kirkheaton, Huddersfield sold to JB Eastwood & Sons, Emley, Huddersfield. Top price Heifer from JW Dodgson, Kirkheaton, Huddersfield sold to JB Eastwood & Sons, Emley, Huddersfield. Top price Bulls from M& M Sykes, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield sold to J & RA Smith, Langsett, Sheffield. Breeding bulls: Belted Galloway from A Moorhouse, New Mill, Huddersfield sold for £730 to IR Dyson, Stocksbridge, Sheffield. OTM cattle: Cows to 126p (Avg 119p). Top price from R & JA Dodson, Ripponden, Halifax sold to J Hobson & Son, Carrbrook, Cheshire. Prime lambs: 32.1-39kg to 216p (Avg 171p) RB Eyre, 39.1kg–45.5kg to 215.5p (Avg 171p) RJ & S Hinchliffe, 45.6kg-52kg to 196.7p (Avg 171p) N Shaw & Sons, 52kg+ 171p (Avg 155p) H Smith. Top price Lambs from RB Eyre, Abney, Hope Valley sold to Hartshead Mets 2011 Ltd, Mossley, Manchester. Store lambs: Texel to £62, Charolais to £59.50, Gritstone to £46.50, Suffolk to £42, Mule to £37. Top price Store Lamb from JB Cooper, Tintwistle, Stockport sold to JB Eastwood & Sons, Emley, Huddersfield. Store shearlings: Texel to £80, Scotch Black Face to £25. Top price Store Shearling from RP & S Whiteley, Kirkburton, Huddersfield sold to J Hobson & Son, Carrbrook, Cheshire. Ewes to £98 (Avg £41.72 ). Top price from A & SG Butterfield, Gawber, Barnsley sold to Lancashire Direct Halal Meat Ltd, Blackburn. Tups to £30 (Avg £30). Top price from S Ryan, Heckmondwike, Dewsbury sold to J& E Medcalf Ltd, Burrwood, Halifax. Breeding ewes to £54 (Avg £) Scotch Black Face f rom GH Tibbot, Delph, Saddleworth sold to Lea & Son, Hood Green, Barnsley.
PATELEY B RIDGE
Saturday: Fortnightly sale of cattle and sheep which included a Prize Show for Suckled Calves. Another strong entry of stock attracted buyers from the northern counties with a 100% sale clearance achieved. The sale of cull cows saw a market average of 108p/kg (£674). Well fleshed cows generally 120p/kg – 130p/kg with the market topping at 141p/kg (£994) for a Lim X from GF Harker & Sons and 128p/kg (£922) for HF from K Simpson & Sons Ltd. Medium cows 105p/kg – 115p/kg with leaner sorts less. The Show for Suckled calves was won by DH Challis & Son, Middlesmoor showing a 7m/o Lim x Steer which later sold for £810 to D Hills, Leeds. Heifers Sold to £765 again for Lim x From DH Challis who also sold a pen of 5m/o Steers at £735. Fewer stronger cattle for ward this week selling to £1075 for Lim x Steers from JAS Church and £1045 for Lim x Heifers from West Leas Partnership. Nice wintering cattle £880 - £950 with younger sorts generally £750 - £850. Several bucket reared calves forward today and finding favour with bidders with 4m/o AAx Steers achieving £380 and BBx Heifers £400. Store lambs fewer in numbers following the flurry of recent sales but still selling to a keen set of bidders. Medium keep lambs sold to £54.50 for Mules from SA&TL Fawcett with Texel x £51.50 P Henfrey. Horned lambs sold to £34 from AH Firth with others £31.