Livestock Sale

Monday 25th April 2016



York Auction Centre had 1157 head of stock forward including 171 Cattle, 504 Sheep and 482 Pigs (including 150 deadweight) at their weekly sale of Prime stock.


43 Continental X Young Bulls sold to 199p/kg from J H Mewburn Ltd and to £1383.75 from F & R M Pickering; to average 180.2p/kg

35 Non-Continental X Young Bulls sold to 177p/kg from B & S V Walker and to £1082.05 from W & M Birkley & Sons; to average 140.7p/kg

20 Continental X Steers sold to 240p/kg from C A Potter and to £1306.59 from J R Hildreth; to average 184.9p/kg

9 Non-Continental X Steers sold to 172p/kg from J W & J H Galtrey & Sons and to £994.16 also from J W & J H Galtrey & Sons; to average 129.6p/kg

44 Continental X Heifers sold to 241p/kg from W & L Thompson and to £1302.35 also from W & L Thompson; to average 193.4p/kg

5 Non-Continental X Heifers sold to 166p/kg from H Chapman & Son and to £890.01 from Alden Bros; to average 134.8p/kg

15 OTM cattle sold to 176p/kg from C J Kirby and to £1120.79 from D & M L P Woolhouse; to average 113.1p/kg

Young Bulls
J H Mewburn Ltd 199p/kg, 196p/kg; J B Potter & Sons 198p/kg; A V Etherington & Sons 198p/kg; Edgar Bros 198p/kg, 197p/kg, 194p/kg; A R Henley & Son 196pkg; England Bros 194p/kg; J & M Dean & Son 193p/kg; A P & R A Dunn 192p/kg; R & E Hall & Son 191p/kg

Non Continental

B & S V Walker 177p/kg, 170p/kg; F & R M Pickering 172p/kg; W& M Birkley & Sons 168p/kg; R A Walker 160p/kg; E Lazenby 160p/kg; M & D Nicholson 156p/kg; H W Cowling & Son 156p/kg; A Sykes 156p/kg; R & E Hall & Son 155p/kg 

C A Potter 240p/kg, 207p/kg; J W & R Mothersdale 230p/kg; J R Hildreth 226p/kg, 225p/kg; J & J Rycroft 222p/kg, 219p/kg

Non Continental
J W & J H Galtrey & Sons 172p/kg, 145p/kg; T & F Gardham 136p/kg; C J Kirby 133p/kg


W & L Thompson 241p/kg, 236p/kg, 235p/kg, 231p/kg, 229p/kg; H Crossley & Sons 238p/kg; A H Ridsdale 227p/kg, 219p/kg, 205p/kg; R & G Newby 221p/kg, 210p/kg;  J W & J Robinson 214p/kg (twice); J W & R Mothersdale 214p/kg; Quarryside Farms Ltd 209p/kg; H Crossley & Sons 202p/kg    

Non Continental
H Chapman & Son 166p/kg, 152p/kg; Alden Bros 160p/kg     


C J Kirby 176p/kg; Quarryside Farms Ltd 159p/kg, 111p/kg, 109p/kg, ; D & M L P Woolhouse 127p/kg (twice); L A Clappison 113p/kg; T E & M Powley 113p/kg; R Rennsion 107p/kg; H W Cowling & Son 100p/kg  

504 Sheep were sold including 306 Hoggs and 116 Spring Lambs

306 Hoggs sold to 228.2p/kg from M & K Farrar and to £100 from J Fairweather; to average 166.2/kg

116 Spring Lambs sold to 278.1p/kg from R H Dove (farms) and to £114 also from R H Dove (farms); to average 229.2p/kg

Lambs Per Kg
R H Dove (farms) 278.1p/kg, 268.4p/kg, 258.5p/kg; G Benson & Son 262.5p/kg, 257.9p/kg; I & S clough 252.4p/kg; T R Craven 250p/kg

Lambs Per Head
R H Dove (farms) £114, £106 (twice); I & S Clough £109, £104; G Benson & Son £105; T R Craven £102.50

Hoggs Per Kg

M & K Farrar 228.2p/kg, 209.2p/kg, 184.1p/kg; J Fillingham 193.8p/kg; Millington Pastures 189.4p/kg; J Faiweather 185.7p/kg

Hoggs Per Head
J Fairweather £100, £98; R Q Richmond £99, £96, £95; K B & R P Harrison £99, £95; M & K Farrar £97 (twice)

81 ewes sold to £100 from R A Dobson   

Rams sold to £100 from W G Coleman & Partners

313 pigs sold to 118p/kg from R Thompson & Son and to £121.98 from J T Horsley to average 93.4p/kg. Porkers averaged 96.6p/kg (+5.2p on last week). Cutters averaged 95p/kg (+1.2p on last week). Bacon pigs averaging 92.4p/kg (-1.4p on last week).

18 sows sold to 37p from C R & J Piercy Ltd to average 32.8p/kg

Boars sold to 24p from M Longley Farm Services

Deadweight Pigs

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

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