27 April 2015 | Online since 2003



23 January 2014|Cattle,News,Shows and Events

Excellent dairy cattle trade at Shrewsbury Auction Centre


Auctioneer Halls reported an 'excellent' entry and trade in dairy cattle from start to finish at Shrewsbury Auction Centre on Tuesday with in-milk heifers averaging £2,057 and peaking at £2,500.

A cow due to have her third calf in February from P. and C. Kynaston, Weston Lullingfields sold for £1,790 for and a second calver from J. P. and H. M. Davies, Crew Hill made £1,700.

Heifers averaged £2,057, with Neale Sadler topping the section with one of his Quinabrook herd by Burt selling at £2,500, beating Richard Howard into second place at £2,480 with a heifer by Janner.


James Richards sold a Hafesp heifer by Design at £2,450, Mr Howard sold a Topshot heifer at £2,400 and S. J. Pickering sold a Cogent Prestwick heifer at £2,250.

The first monthly catalogue sale of dairy youngstock produced a good entry and trade. In-calf heifers sold to £1,900 for P. H. Parry, Emstrey by Copywood Sarson Red and in-calf to Brookroad Millionaire. Others from this home realised £1,850 and £1,750.


Bulling heifers peaked at £1,060 from Ashowen (D. M. J. Owen & Co) by Longfont Speedster and Debbie Jo Decker and heifer calves sold to £410.

A young Simmental bull sold at £1,150 and two Hereford bulls made £1,440 and £960.

Next Tuesday’s auction include an entry of 20 Ashowen bulling heifers while February 4 sees an entry of 46 cows from Messrs Mansell.

Download




Comments


No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment

To post comment without approval login or register

Display name

Please enter your name

Email (optional)
Comment

Please enter your comment

Post Comment

Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.

Some error on your process.Please try one more time.



Jobs


23 April 2015
Area Sales Manager – Renewable Energy / PV / Solar Thermal systems
Targeting residential, commercial, retail, education, agriculture and public sector sectors. Sales Manager – Renewable Energy...

23 April 2015
Production Manager
A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Assistant Production Manager to assist the Production Manager at the site in Brompton...

13 April 2015
Technical Sales Engineer
Commercial Vehicles, Storage and Racking, Agriculture, General roll forming & Bespoke closed profiles. My client currentl...

6 April 2015
Accountancy Practice Director/Partner (Agriculture)
My client, a growing multi-site accountancy practice based in Wellingborough, is currently seeking a new salaried Agriculture...

24 April 2015
Principal/Senior Consultant - Agriculture
Leverage existing relationships to develop new business in agriculture and land-use areas; Provide relevant expertise and tec...



Top stories you may have missed
10 April 2015 | Agri Safety

The permanent eradication of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea [BVD] in Scottish cattl...


10 April 2015 | Dairy

The abolition of milk quotas in Europe on 1st April has resulted in a numbe...


10 April 2015 | Cattle

The top 14 milk producing countries in Europe will increase their productio...


10 April 2015 | News

Matt Ware is the NFU's head of government and parliamentary affairs, based ...


10 April 2015 | Arable

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes a...


9 April 2015 | Arable

Rapid stem extension, after a slow start to spring, is likely to create spl...


9 April 2015 | Finance

The time has come for landlords to expect to see reductions in farm rents, ...


8 April 2015 | Cattle

Cogent’s reputation as a source of the highest calibre sires has been enhan...


8 April 2015 | Arable

The spread of exotic and aggressive strains of a plant fungus is presenting...


7 April 2015 | Animal Health

The FSA’s new Food Crime Unit wants the industry to share information, some...