Covid 19 Auction Update.
Whilst in Tier 4 we will be following the rules below. Please help keep us open by following them.
1.The Drop and Go policy will be in effect. Please pull up, drop your stock off leaving any instructions with the auctioneers and leave the market site.
2.The wearing of facemasks throughout the market site is compulsory for all attendees, along with complying to the 2m social distancing at all times.
3.The canteen is currently closed
4.Only 1 person per business allowed on site.
We are again looking to provide a safe environment for you to sell your stock in at a good advantage but the booking in of your stock is more important than ever to allow us to inform buyers.
For more information please speak to Steven or Graham Ellis
Saturday Deadstock Markets.
Please ensure that if you are attending you bring and wear a mask, Maintain social distancing and maintain no more than 2 customers in the office at one time. Mask wearing is compulsory when in the office and if you cannot maintain a 2m gap when outside.
86 Cattle included another short entry of 55 prime cattle with quality generally excellent throughout and a strong company of buyer’s present competing well for all. Top per kg this week 247.5pkg for a smart Limousin heifer from J V Styles & Son purchased by C J Byford & Son Little Clacton. The same vendor also having another Limousin heifer to 237.5pkg and quality steer to 242.5pkg. Loyal supporter David Black of Gt Bentley sharing the trade for Limousin home bred heifers to 245.5pkg & 244.5pkg as did another loyal supporter Tony Evans Mount Bures who had a real gem of a butcher heifer at 243.5pkg with steers to 238.5pkg and 229.5pkg. Heather Blythe stronger Limousin steer to 232.5pkg (1485.68). Good run of handy weight cattle from Rip Harvey to 238.5pkg, 237.5pkg, 236.5pkg etc for steer and heifer to 229.5pkg for Charolais. Ben Whiting show a British Blue X steer at 239.5pkg another at 235.5pkg with a similar bred heifer to 231.5pkg. Commercial cattle selling easily at 200 to 229.5pkg with Aberdeen Angus X to 229.5pkg for steer and heifer to 227.5pkg and fed Friesian heifers to 219.5pkg with Holstein steer to 212.5pkg for 194.5pkg all included in average. Top price per head £1528.74 from Messrs Chaplin Bros for an Aberdeen Angus X steer Heather Blyth to £1485.68 and Chris Lock to £1463.95 all for steer. Heifer to £1370.60 for Peppers Farm Partnership.
12 AOTM a firm selling trade throughout. Dairy cows generally very lean but meat dairy cows selling well, plenty of buyers forward
19 STORES as many buyers as stock! Limousin steer 10 m/o to £960 Limousin heifer 10 m/o to £780 Limousin steer 8 m/o to £595 Limousin heifer 9 m/o to £550. Holstein bull to £650 (13 m/o). Aberdeen Angus X bull £645 (9 m/o). MORE WANTED PLEASE
670 Sheep & 2 goats, Perhaps a slight resistance to the trade especially for traditional breeds with some heavy over fat for the current demand. Top per kg 314pkg for G J Goff for Texel X standard weight lambs and a general run of continental lambs 270pkg to 294pkg in all weight ranges. A strong entry of Hampshire X lambs sold to around 230pkg to 260pkg and to £120.50 a head. Top price per head £130 for Tom Biela for Texel X. Robert Spink to £130 for again Texel X (2 pens). G J Goff to £126, £123, £122 etc. Jamie Gregory to £128, £127(3), £126 etc for quality continental medium weight lambs.
94 EWES all in average £81.28 from £22 a head. Polled Dorset Ewe to £88, Suffolk Mule to £105, Halfbred Ewe to £90, North Country Mules to £95, Welsh Mule to £80, Cheviot Ewe to £71, Kent Ewe to £82