Livestock Sale

Thursday 24th March 2016


York Auction Centre had 158 head of stock through the market including 9 calves, 76 store cattle, 16 cows and calves and 57 Pedigree Cattle at their weekly Store Stock market.

Bullocks sold to £990 for Parthenais from L A Clappison.
Heifers sold to £1045 for a Charolais X from S & K O’Kane.
Bulls sold to £850 for a Simmental from D J Lamming.
Cow and calves sold to £1700 for a British Blue cow with a female calf at foot from S Gledhill.

PA-£990 L A Clappison; LIM-£970 (twice) A Coggrave & Son, £865, £855 R E Cornforth; CHX-£940 (twice) D F Swinglehurst; HEX-£915, £800 Ainsty Farms Direct; SM-£885 (twice), £875 (three times), £870 (three times), £785 (three times) J Rigg & Son; SMX-£885 (four times) J Foulston, £840 I & P Kilner.

CHX-£1045 S & K O’Kane, £865 (twice), £800 (twice) D F Swinglehurst; LIM-£940 (twice) W Hill & Son, £935 J B Hornby, £790 C R Wright & Son; SM-£850 F Sellars; BAX-£825, £820 J B Hornby, £780 (three times) Messrs Skelton; HEX-£805 J B Hornby; SMX-£770 F Sellars; BRB-£770 C R Wright & Son.

SM-£850, £815 D J Lamming; LIM-£820 S & J Houlder.

Calves sold to £245 for a female British Blue from R & E B Drake to average £101.11.



A very good entry of cattle today and a marvelous crowd ringside. The sale was topped by S & K O’Kane, Huby, York with their 2014 born Limousin bull – Keadyview Joseph – selling to 3500gns purchased by A S Dusi, Dock Hills Farm, Arksey, Doncaster. The show was won by J Cardwell, Haywood, Doncaster with her 2014 born Limousin bull – Stocksbridge Josh – which sold to 2900gns.


          Limousin             - 3500gns S & K O’Kane
                                   - 2900gns J Cardwell
                                   - 2400gns S Littlewood
                                   - 2000gns P Byas
                                   - 2000gns J C G Bloom & Son
          British Blue          - 2300gns Miss E Wilson
                                      To average 1918gns.

          Limousin             - 1220gns E Blenkhorn & Son
          Charolais            - 1200gns A R Henley & Son
                                     To average 1042gns.


Cows and Calves:
          Simmental          - 1950gns I & M Steele (twin calves)
                                   - 1900gns A K & R J Steele
                                      To average 1650gns.

Over the whole sale the average price per head (including calves at foot) was 1201gns, with an overall clearance rate of 76%.


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