With a Spring like feel to the beginning of March PJL continues to mirror strong trade up and down the country. Smaller stores are ready to go out on grass. Suckler bred young stores realise £700 to £950, young native breeds at over £500. Strong cattle for finishing achieving nearer 4 figures. Weaned dairy cross heifers, native breeds are making £350 to £400 continental crosses £450 to £500.
TB restricted sales are as strong as ever, with only a little price reduction on larger cattle 400kg+ compared to unrestricted cattle, younger cattle are harder to place. With 400-450Kg stores trading well with many making £800 to £900. One particular bunch of strong continental types reaching £1100.
Feeding cattle are still a good trade, 400 to 500 kg stores regularly realising £2.10 ppkg. A group of feeding bulls making close to £1000 at just 12 months old. 70 Lims just 12 months old realising £905.
Organics being a good trade as ever. Anything with size or potential are in great demand with larger stores regularly realising £1000+.
Smaller native or continental grazing types are in demand. Please get in touch with your local fieldsman or the office to book anything in.
Peter – 07720 892922 Office: 01829 730 580
David 07734 808050