Livestock Sale

Monday 4th April 2016



York Auction Centre had 1252 head of stock forward including 166 Cattle, 623 Sheep and 463 Pigs (including 150 deadweight) at their weekly sale of Prime stock.


31 Continental X Young Bulls sold to 210p/kg from Edgar Bros & A W & A Turnbull and to £1373.17 from F & R M Pickering; to average 184.3p/kg

57 Non-Continental X Young Bulls sold to 192p/kg from A W & A Turnbull and to £1315.13 from J W & J Robinson; to average 146.7p/kg

29 Continental X Steers sold to 208p/kg from J & J Rycroft and to £1347.84 from A M & S L Armitage; to average 182.6p/kg

9 Non-Continental X Steers sold to 182p/kg from R W Rooke & Sons and to £1274.13 also from R W Rooke & Sons; to average 182p/kg

21 Continental X Heifers sold to 254p/kg from W & L Thompson and to £1441.50 from J & J Rycroft; to average 206.7p/kg

1 Non-Continental X Heifers sold to 123p/kg from R F & J F Heath and to £668.85 also from R F & J F Heath; to average 122.5/kg

18 OTM cattle sold to 164p/kg from J A & C A Ellerington and to £1020.11 from T E & M Powley; to average 110.1p/kg

Young Bulls
Edgar Bros 210p/kg, 194p/kg; A W & A Turnbull 210p/kg, 199p/kg; J Bartram & Son 207p/kg, 197p/kg; A Spence & Co 206p/kg; C A Potter 203p/kg (twice); R H Clarkson & Sons 196p/kg; R E Schofield 193p/kg                       

Non Continental

A W & A Turnbull 192p/kg; J W & J Robinson 190p/kg, 184p/kg; R H Clarkson & Sons 179p/kg; R F & J F Heath 175p/kg; D A Shirt & Sons 175p/kg; F & R M Pickering 171p/kg

J & J Rycroft 208p/kg; R H Dove(Farms) 203p/kg; J F & J M Stephenson 199p/kg, 192p/kg; J W & J Robinson 199p/kg, 194p/kg; A M & S L Armitage 199p/kg; R W Rooke  & Sons 193p/kg   
Non Continental
R W Rooke & Sons 182p/kg; R H Dove (Farms) 145p/kg; H W Cowling & Son 143p/kg; J W Pearcy 136p/kg

W & L Thompson 254p/kg, 241p/kg, 235p/kg, 221p/kg; C A Potter 234p/kg, 201p/kg; J & J Rycroft 233p/kg; J W & R Mothersdale 226p/kg; P B Fox & Son 215p/kg; B Quarton 214p/kg; H Crossley & Sons 211p/kg; R E Schofield 203p/kg   

Non Continental
R F & H J Heath 123p/kg   


J A & C A Ellerington 164p/kg; W B & A Kilby & Son 134p/kg; J H Illingworth & Son 129p/kg, 127p/kg; T E & M Powley 124p/kg, 112p/kg; R E Schofield 122p/kg; L Steele & Son 113p/kg; D C Nesom & Son 111p/kg; D J M Gay 111p/kg; J W & J H Galtrey & Sons 110p/kg

623 Sheep were sold including 478 Hoggs and 37 Spring Lambs

478 Hoggs sold to 255.8p/kg from M & K Farrar and to £112.50 from T B Bratley & Son Ltd; to average 198.3p/kg

37 Spring Lambs sold to 302.6p/kg from Craven Farms and to £118.50 from M L Parvin; to average 274p/kg

Lambs Per Kg
Craven Farms  302.6p/kg, 277.2p/kg, 274.4p/kg, 268.8p/kg; M L Parvin 290.3p/kg, 284.9p/kg, 278.6p/kg, 274.7p/kg; T R Craven 276.8p/kg, 257.1p/kg, 256.1p/kg; G Benson & Son 274.7p/kg, 268.4p/kg, 261p/kg, 254.1p/kg

Lambs Per Head
M L Parvin £118.50, £117(twice), £108.50; Craven Farms £116.50, £111; T R Craven £113.50, £108; G Benson & Son £108    

Hoggs Per Kg
M & K Farrar 255.8p/kg, 220.5p/kg; R A Dobson 251.8p/kg; T B Bratley & Son Ltd 247.8p/kg, 239.4p/kg, 227.6p/kg; P Cass 241.7p/kg, 233.3p/kg, 225.3p/kg, 225.1p/kg; E Blenkhorn & Son 231.9p/kg; S Bristow 224.3p/kg;                      

Hoggs Per Head
T B Bratley & Son Ltd £112.50, £112; T King & Son £111.50; R A & E Smith £111, £108; M & K Farrar £11o; M & C L R Dale £109.50

103 ewes sold to £114 from D R Sheilds   

5 Rams sold to £111 from P Harrison

283 pigs sold to 113p/kg from J T Horsley and to £124.48 also from J T Horsley to average 92.8p/kg. Porkers averaged 91p/kg (+3.6p on last week). Cutters averaged 90.4p/kg (-3.1p on last week). Bacon pigs averaging 97.5p/kg (+0.4p on last week).

29 sows sold to 57p from D Angus to average 49.6p/kg

Boars sold to 40p from M E Peacock to average 40p/kg

Deadweight Pigs

Cutters to 115p/kg and Baconers to 115p/kg

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