The High Peak Livestock Society autumn store cattle sale at Bakewell Market saw 1,032 cattle sold to buyers from throughout England and Wales with averages well up on last year.

A total of 253 young feeding bulls sold to an average of £686.98 – up £226 on 2010.  The top price of £1,030 went to seven Limousin x, aged nine to 11 months, from Clark Farms, Ringinlow.

Meanwhile, a total of 271 steers averaged at £685.45 – up £102 on 2010.  The top price of £1,100 went to a five-month-old Limousin from LW Higton, Wetton.

The heifer trade saw 418 sell to an average of £550.75 – up £77 on 2010.  The top price went to an 11-month-old Limousin heifer from CL Morton & Son, Holmesfield.