Dairy cattle and rearing calf prices

Updated 15 August 2022

These figures provide a summary of average prices from store sales across GB auction markets. The price per head and volumes are reported for Holstein Friesian (x) cows, over and under 36 months, and rearing calves by breed.

Dairy cattle prices

Calf prices (up to 3 weeks old)

Additional information

  • Figures are based on statistical months to account for five-week months. Any month-on-month comparisons for numbers sold should be treated with caution.
  • Figures are changed retrospectively as reports from dispersal sales come in.
  • Figures from January 2017 no longer include pedigree prices. Pedigree sales prices can be accessed from the Holstein UK sales reports (see below).

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