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    • Lancaster - Weekly Cattle Sale

      Fridays at 10.15am

      • 27th November 2015,
      • 4th December 2015,
      • 11th December 2015,
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      • 18th December 2015
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      Weekly sale of Calves, Stirks, Store & Beef Breeding Cattle Pus Cast/OTM Cattle

      Cast/Feeding Cows, OTM & Clean Cattle at 10.15am

      Store & Beef Breeding Cattle at 11.15am (catalogue sale) entries close 2pm Monday prior to sale

    • Lancaster - Weekly Prime Stock

      Mondays at 9.00am

      • 30th November 2015,
      • 7th December 2015,
      • 14th December 2015,
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      • 21st December 2015,
      • 28th December 2015
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      Prime Lambs & Prime Hoggs sold weekly at Lancaster at 9am this followed by the sale of Cast Sheep. 

      Weekly sale of Prime Bulls and Clean Cattle at 10.30am.

    • J36 - Weekly Prime Stock

      Tuesdays at 1.00pm

      • 1st December 2015,
      • 8th December 2015,
      • 15th December 2015,
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      • 22nd December 2015,
      • 29th December 2015
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      Weekly sale of all classes of Prime Sheep to include Lambs/Hoggs and Cast Sheep.

      Sale to commence at 1pm with Prime Lambs/Hoggs followed by Cast Sheep.

      All prime sheep must have an EID tag.

    • J36 - Monthly Pigs

      Second Tuesday each month at 10.30am

      Monthly sale of all classes of Store, Prime and Breeding Pigs at 10.30am 

      Please note: vendors and purchasers of PIGS must be pre-registered with BPEX before buying & selling pigs and an electronic licence from BPEX must be obtained using

    • J36 - Weekly Calves & Stirks

      Thursdays at 10.15am

      • 3rd December 2015,
      • 10th December 2015,
      • 17th December 2015,
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      • 24th December 2015,
      • 31st December 2015
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      Weekly sale of high quality Calves & Stirks from local farms.

      For more information please contact Ian Atkinson on 07766 521472

    • J36 - Store Sheep


      • 3rd December 2015,
      • 10th December 2015,
      • 17th December 2015,
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      • 24th December 2015,
      • 31st December 2015
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      All Store Lambs must have an EID tag.

      Sales now weekly.

    • Lancaster - Store Sheep

      Fortnightly Friday 1.30pm approx

      • 4th December 2015,
      • 18th December 2015
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      All classes of Store Lambs. 

      All Store Lambs must have an EID tag.

      entries invited

      Please ring Ian Atkinson on 07766 521472 for details

    • J36 - Plants & Shrubs

      next sale Saturday 5th December @ 1pm

      Auction Sale of Flowering Trees, Shrubs & Roses. Dwarf & Ornamental Conifers. Fruit Trees, Bushes & Plants. Hedging & Screening Plants.  Perennial Plants. (varieties subject to availability) on behalf of Mr R Lambert

      Contact Bill Nelson on

    • J36 - Machinery Sales

      Next Sale Saturday 5th December

      Collective Sale of Tractors, Farm Machinery, Equipment, Tools & Timber Sale also to include Workshop Dispersal

      Large items ONLY can be unloaded the day before the sale day strictly between the hours of 12 Noon and 4pm.

      The yard gates will

    • J36 - Fortnightly Dairy Cattle

      Thursdays at 11.00am

      • 10th December 2015,
      • 24th December 2015
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      Fortnightly sale of Dairy Cattle.

      Comprising of both Pedigree & Commercial Freshed Calved Cows & Heifers, Bulling Heifers and Youngstock from Local Farms.

      Dairy entry form is available to download.

      For further details please contact Will

    • J36 - Store, Beef Breeding Cattle & OTM Cattle

      Fortnightly on Thursdays at 11am or following dairy sale

      Fortnightly Sale of all classes of Store Cattle from Hill Farms in North Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

      All classes of OTM/Prime Catlle to include Cows, Heifers and Bulls.

      Catalogues available online or by request.

    • Lancaster - Monthly Dairy Sale

      Third Monday each month at 11.15am

      Monthly collective sale of Pedigree and Comnmerical Dairy Cattle to include New Calved Cows & Heifers, In-Calf Heifers, Youngstock and Breeding Bulls.

      Show at 10am

      Sale to commence at 11.15am

      Catalogues available online or by request

    Latest Sales Report

    • Lancaster Friday 27/11/15

      Posted 27 November 2015
      Store Cattle A straight trade for the store cattle forward at Lancaster. It was in keeping with other markets with numbers less than previous weeks. The well fleshed short keep cattle a good trade and the young long term cattle good too sell and in demand but the in-between cattle harder to place this week. Steers sold to a top of £1370 of from W Garnett & Son of Ackenthwaite with a pair of Limousins. British Blue heifers sold to a top of £1200 from JD & GM Bracken of Greenlands Farm. OTM Cattle A smaller entry of cast cows forward this week then previous week but still over one hundred in the market with the trade in keeping with over local markets. The purchasers…
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    • J36 Thursday 26th November 2015

      Posted 26 November 2015
      STORE CATTLE In the store & breeding cattle ring there was a better show of cattle today. Top price was £1170 for a lovely Limousin heifer from JD & M Capstick, Fellside Farm.Top PricesSTORE HEIFERS - Lim: £1170 & £1140 Fellside Farm. Cont: £1050 (x2) Cockrigg. Lim x: £1050 Cockrigg.AA: £940 Mearsbeck. Cont x: £910 MearsbeckSTORE STEERS – Lim: £1120 Cockrigg. Lim x: £920 Cockrigg. AA: £890 Hall Bank. Hereford: £790 The Grange.BREEDING CATTLE – Lim Cow & Bull Calf: £1300 & £1250 Challon Hall.   CAST COWSThere were 41 cast cows forward. A plainer show of cows in today with only…
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    • J36 Tuesday 24th November 2015

      Posted 24 November 2015
      PRIME LAMBS SELL TO £79 (192P/KG) AT NWA J36 The weekly sale of prime lambs saw an entry of 2,159 forward selling to a full ringside of buyers keen to compete for all classes of lambs. The sale commenced with light lambs ranging from 29kg – 35kg and selling to keen interest with numbers falling short of buyers requirements. First cross lambs sold to £58.50 for Texel x and others achieving £56. Hill lambs sold to £51.50 for Dalesbred and Swales £40. We have buyers looking for light lambs and more can be sold each week to vendors advantage. Prime lambs sold to an overall market average of 155p/kg with well finished pure and first cross lambs 165p/kg…
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    • Lancaster Monday 23/11/15

      Posted 23 November 2015
      Lancaster PrimestockSpring LambsA lot sharper trade for prime lambs at Lancaster today with an overall average of 158ppk for a smaller entry of 721. Heavy weight lambs sold to £78 from J Bargh & Son of North Farm. Better bred Continental types of lambs sold around 170ppk. Generally, pens of lambs 43kg – 48kg selling in the region of £25 to £28 above their weights. Mule lambs in strong demand today topping at £73.50 for 45kg lambs from WI & A Atkinson & Son of Holme House who sold Mashams to £73 all mules forward today averaged £70.86. Horned lambs sold to £64.50 from BD Gill of Yarlsber with a pen of 40kg Dalesbreds.Cast SheepA…
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    • Lancaster Friday 20/11/2015

      Posted 20 November 2015
      Store CattleA good entry of store cattle forward today with plenty of well fleshed cattle in the market. A buoyant trade throughout and once again vendors leaving pleased. All sizes ages and types of cattle in strong demand today. There was plenty of well fleshed, heavy, short keep steers selling in excess of £1200 topping at £1370 from H Birkett & Son of North Farm with a Charolais and British Blue Steers from H & JA Gorst of Shaws Farm sold to the same price. Heifer sold to £1200 from JD & GM Bracken of Greenlands Farm with a British Blue. Native cattle continue to be in strong demand easily sold at Lancaster with more required every week to fulfil…
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    • J36 In-lamb Suffolk & Multi Breed Females - Thursday 19th November

      Posted 19 November 2015
      The Annual show and sale of Suffolk in-lamb ewes, shearlings and gimmer lambs had a strong line-up of sheep put before the evening’s judge, Graham Denby of Longtown. In the pre-sale show, the first prize flock ewe from TA Blair, Thornfleet Suffolks, was awarded the Champion Rosette. This Cairness Last Flight sired ewe, sold in-lamb with Twins to Forkins Shalaa later sold for 420gns to Messers Brooke of Leyburn. The Reserve Champion rosette was awarded to James & Caroline Airey with the first prize shearling. This flashy shearling, sired by Strathisla Thunderball and scanned carry twins by Lakeview Major General, realised the evening’s top price of 450gns. Gimmer lambs…
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    • J36 Thursday 19th November 2015 store lambs & calves

      Posted 19 November 2015
      Buoyant Store Lamb Trade at NWA J36 The weekly sale of store lambs saw a rise in trade for all classes producing a market average of £49.56. A full ringside of buyers were in attendance today and keen to purchase all classes of lambs, more could have been sold to vendors advantage and we encourage entries for the next sale on Thursday 26th November. A top price of £62 was achieved for Texel x lambs from B Dickinson & Co with Suffolks to £58.50. Best pens of shorter keep lambs regularly £55 - £59.50 with medium keep lambs £51 - £54. Hill lambs sold to £44 for Rough Fells, £43.50 Herdwicks, £41.50 Cheviots and £40.50 SBF.…
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    • J36 Tuesday 17th November 2015

      Posted 17 November 2015
      Largest entry to date of prime lambs at NWA J36 NWA J36 saw an entry of 2,530 lambs forward at the weekly sale of prime sheep selling to a market average of 149p/kg and an SQQ average of 151p/kg. Well finished lambs generally achieving 155p/kg – 165p/kg depending on weight with the easiest sold being 42kg – 45kg. Mules forward in greater numbers averaging 141p/kg topping at 157p/kg. Hill lambs 135p/kg – 147p/kg dependant of breed and finish. A top price of 197p/kg was achieved for a Beltex X lamb from GH Bell, Red Lodge Farm. First cross lambs achieving £65 - £72 topping at £77.50 from JG & PH Thompson, Poppy Farm and S & M Cooper, Tarnside.…
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    • Lancaster Monday 16/11/15

      Posted 16 November 2015
      Lancaster PrimestockSpring LambsThe weekly sale of prime lambs saw a similar number of prime lambs forward this week but a noticeable sharper trade. Although a noticeable sharper trade then the previous week not reflected in the overall market trade of 150ppk although a large proportion of heavy lambs forward and mules. Lambs sold to a top of £82 from JA & R Geldard of Low Foulshaw for Beltex x lambs. Mules sold to £66.50 from Andrew Butler with over 200 mules forward selling to an average of £63.50. Dalesbred lambs sold to £60 from BD Gill of Yarlsber.Cast SheepA smaller entry of cast sheep this morning with just over 70 forward. Trade topped at £123 for a…
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    • Christmas Shows & Sales

      By Margaret Cardwell, 20 November 2015 – 
      J36 - TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER Christmas Show & Sale of Prime PigsJudging 10am       Sale 10.30am Classes1. Prime Pigs (2 white)2. Prime Pigs (2…
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    • Auctions sale result

      By Gillian Ellis, 23 October 2015 – 
      NWA Professional and Property offered 12.86 acres of meadow and pasture land at Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe for sale by auction on Wednesday, 21st October. A successful sale resulted following…
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