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    • J36 - Weekly Calves

      Thursdays at 10.15am

      • 25th August 2016,
      • 1st September 2016,
      • 15th September 2016,
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      • 22nd September 2016,
      • 29th September 2016,
      • 6th October 2016,
      • 13th October 2016,
      • 20th October 2016,
      • 27th October 2016,
      • 3rd November 2016,
      • 10th November 2016,
      • 17th November 2016,
      • 24th November 2016,
      • 1st December 2016,
      • 8th December 2016,
      • 15th December 2016,
      • 22nd December 2016,
      • 29th December 2016
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      Weekly sale of high quality Calves from local farms.

      Calf Shows will be held on the following dates: Thursday 4th Feb (Anniverary Show), Thursday 7th July, Thursday 1st September Thursday 8th December (Christmas Show)

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    • J36 - Store Lambs

      Fortnighty Thursdays 11am approx

      • 25th August 2016,
      • 22nd September 2016,
      • 6th October 2016,
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      • 20th October 2016,
      • 3rd November 2016,
      • 17th November 2016,
      • 1st December 2016,
      • 15th December 2016,
      • 29th December 2016
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      All Sheep must be EID Tagged.

      Please advise the office of entries for catalogue 

    • J36 - Stirks, Weanlings & Young Feeding Bulls

      Monthly Thursdays

      • 25th August 2016,
      • 22nd September 2016,
      • 20th October 2016,
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      • 17th November 2016,
      • 15th December 2016
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      Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weanlings & Young Feeding Bulls
      (to follow calf sale)

    • Lancaster - Weekly Sale - Calves, Stirks, Cast Cows, Store Cattle

      Fridays at 10.15am

      • 26th August 2016,
      • 2nd September 2016,
      • 9th September 2016,
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      • 16th September 2016,
      • 23rd September 2016,
      • 30th September 2016,
      • 7th October 2016,
      • 14th October 2016,
      • 21st October 2016,
      • 28th October 2016,
      • 4th November 2016,
      • 11th November 2016,
      • 18th November 2016,
      • 25th November 2016,
      • 2nd December 2016,
      • 9th December 2016,
      • 16th December 2016,
      • 23rd December 2016,
      • 30th December 2016
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      Weekly Sale of Rearing Calves & Stirks (10.15am) Calf Shows will be held on the following dates: 4th March; 8th July; 2nd September; 9th December.

      Cast/Feeding Cows, OTM & Clean Cattle (10.15am) Store & Beef Breeding Cattle (11.15am

    • Lancaster - Store Lambs

      Fortnightly Friday 1.30pm approx

      • 26th August 2016,
      • 9th September 2016,
      • 23rd September 2016,
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      • 1st October 2016,
      • 14th October 2016,
      • 28th October 2016,
      • 11th November 2016,
      • 25th November 2016,
      • 9th December 2016,
      • 23rd December 2016
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      All classes of Store Lambs/Hoggs/Feeding Sheep. 

      All Store Lambs must have an EID tag.

      entries invited

      Please ring Ian Atkinson on 07766 521472 for details

    • Lancaster - Monthly Sale of Stirks & Young Feeding Bulls

      Last Friday of each Month commencing 9.45am

      • 26th August 2016,
      • 30th September 2016,
      • 28th October 2016,
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      • 25th November 2016,
      • 23rd December 2016
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      Special Monthly Sale of Stirks & Young Feeding Bulls (9.45am)
      Please ring Ian Atkinson on 07766 521472 for more info

    • J36 – Poultry

      next sale Saturday 27th August

      Sale of Poultry, Waterfowl, Hatching Eggs & Associated Equipment Sale to commence at 10.30am with Equipment Entered birds only - entry forms available to download Entries of Equipment & Hatching Eggs also accepted on sale day. For further

    • J36 - Rare Breeds

      next sale 27th August 2016

      Sale of Rare & Minority Breed Livestock
      in association with the RBST

      Entries for 27th August sale close Friday 12th August.

    • Lancaster - Weekly Prime Stock

      Mondays at 9.00am

      • 29th August 2016,
      • 5th September 2016,
      • 12th September 2016,
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      • 19th September 2016,
      • 26th September 2016,
      • 3rd October 2016,
      • 10th October 2016,
      • 17th October 2016,
      • 24th October 2016,
      • 31st October 2016,
      • 7th November 2016,
      • 14th November 2016,
      • 21st November 2016,
      • 28th November 2016,
      • 5th December 2016,
      • 12th December 2016,
      • 19th December 2016,
      • 26th December 2016
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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 - Whiteley Hey Flock Production Sale

      Monday 29th August 2016

      • 29th August 2016

      15th Annual Production Sale of the Whiteley Hey Flock on behalf of Mr P Slater

      In association with Mitchells Auctions Company

      Sale of 550 top quality Texel, Beltex x Texel & Beltex x Charollais Breeding Rams & Females. 

      Comprising of

    • J36 - Weekly Prime Stock

      Tuesdays at 1.00pm

      • 30th August 2016,
      • 6th September 2016,
      • 13th September 2016,
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      • 20th September 2016,
      • 27th September 2016,
      • 4th October 2016,
      • 11th October 2016,
      • 18th October 2016,
      • 25th October 2016,
      • 1st November 2016,
      • 8th November 2016,
      • 15th November 2016,
      • 22nd November 2016,
      • 29th November 2016,
      • 6th December 2016,
      • 13th December 2016,
      • 20th December 2016,
      • 27th December 2016
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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 Hoggs/Lambs followed by Cast Sheep.

      All prime sheep must have an EID tag. Special Prime Sheep Show Dates for 2016:

    • J36 - Monthly Dairy Cattle

      Thursdays at 11am

      Monthly Catalogued 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

    Latest Sales Report

    • J36 - Tuesday 23rd August 2016

      Posted 23 August 2016
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      North West Auctions, J36 had on offer 1379 Prime Lambs and 538 Cast Ewes & Rams. PRIME LAMBS 1379 Prime Lambs sold to 214.9p for 47kg Beltex, consigned by T E & A Galbraith, Crooklands Farm, Crooklands and purchased by Higginson Ltd Butcher, Main Street, Grange over Sands. Top price per head of the sale was £104 for a 60 kg Texel from H & N Holmes, Knot Hall Farm, Lowgill and sold to M Lomax of Little Deepthwaite. Today’s sale averaged 176.17p/kg with the smart 39-44kg fleshy lambs touching 200p/kg plus. Any heavy types were keenly bid for, with the tidy butchers’ lambs selling to £88-£101. Prime Lambs are required on a Tuesday to keep the…
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    • Lancaster Monday 22nd August

      Posted 22 August 2016
      Spring LambsA small entry of prime lambs forward at Lancaster this morning with many factors against Lancaster today. The dreadful weather putting many off venturing against to sort sheep and many been busy buying in replacement breeding sheep over the last week. A market average of 186ppk with lambs weighing between 39 and 45kg best to sell once again averaging 187ppk. A strong trade in which more could be sold with some buyers unable to even get started. Heavy weight lambs sold to a top of £96 from GA Haston & Son of Lane House. Plenty of better types of lambs selling towards 200ppk. Mule lambs sold to £76 from RH & C Ayrton of Ouzelthorn, more lambs required to keep a…
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    • J36 Breeding Ewes & Gimmer Shearlings - Saturday 20th August

      Posted 20 August 2016
      The great annual show and sale of Mule, Masham and Continental Breeding Ewes & Gimmer Shearlings at North West Auctions J36. An entry of over 4,000 sheep forward sold to packed ringside from start to finish. A fantastic entry of sheep forward for the pre sale show saw mules expertly judged by Mr Ian Edmondson of Ulverston and the continentals expertly judged by Mr John Thompson of Selside, we thank both judges for their time and expertise. The Derek Cleasby memorial trophy for the champion pen of mule ewes was awarded to F & SA Edmondson of Netherhouses. The champion pen of Mule shearlings and winning the John Nelson memorial trophy was Philip and Denise Elliot and family of Bank…
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    • Lancaster Friday 20th August 2016

      Posted 20 August 2016
      The Good Cattle Trade Continues at Lancaster Store CattleThe weekly sale of store cattle at Lancaster, plenty of fleshed cattle in the market today but not quite the quality as seen over previous weeks at Lancaster. The trade was topped by Robin and Margaret Dodgson of Kilburn House selling to £1390 for a pair of Charolais steers and £1,300 for a Charolais steer. Plenty of steers selling in the late twelve hundreds with native cattle topping at £1,270 for a pair of Angus steers from JH Woof & Son of Underhelm with Angus heifers selling to £1,170 from SJ Brass of Ingleton. A few consignments of yearling cattle today at Lancaster was good to see and they sold very…
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    • J36 - Thursday 18th August 2016

      Posted 18 August 2016
      REARING CALVES The weekly sale of calves and stirks had a smaller entry this week of 50 with many vendors busy with the grass. Not as many top quality calves on offer at J36 as some weeks. Limousin bull calves sold to a top of £355 and heifers to £300, all from Pritt Bros of Millom. British Blue bull calves sold to £340 from ML & SM Dobson of Espford Farm, with the same good home selling Black and White calves to £150. Plenty of nice rearing black and whites between the £70 and £100. A larger number of stirks in the market today saw Limousin steers sell to £620 from Pritt Bros of Millom. A run of weanlings from Mark Johns of Kirkby Stephen saw…
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    • Lancaster Breeding Ewes & Gimmer Shearling - Wednesday 17th August

      Posted 17 August 2016
      Lancaster annual show and sale of Mule, Masham and Continental ewes and gimmer shearlings had a catalogued entry of over 1,200.The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Mr David Moorhouse of Natland. A strong line up of seven pens of mule gimmer shearlings, in fact one of the best seen at Lancaster for some time and compliments must go to the vendors for the quality of sheep forward at the sale. A tough decision for the judge with such quality on offer awarded first prize to JK & BE Townley of Mearsbeck who also took second place and the third prize rosette was awarded to Sheila Taylor of Beetham Farm. A nice entry of continental shearling saw Tony Chapman of North Lodge take first prize…
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    • J36 Tuesday 16th August 2016

      Posted 16 August 2016
      PRIME LAMBS The weekly sale of prime lambs had a better entry of over 1500 this week, selling to a strong trade for the run of lambs forward. An overall market average of 183ppk, with lambs weighing between 39kg and 45kg selling to an average 185ppk. Butchers and export types continue to sell very well at J36, achieving in excess of 200pkk, topping at 232ppk or £104.50 from Fishwick Farms of Low Bankside. Commercial Suffolk and Texel lambs regularly selling very well today and keenly bid for. A few more consignments of Mules forward in the market today, selling towards the late seventies. Top Prices: Tex: £104.50 Bank House Farm; £96 Smithy Green Farm; £93.50 High…
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    • Lancaster Dairy Sale - Monday 15th August 2016

      Posted 15 August 2016
      The monthly sale of Pedigree and Commercial cattle at Lancaster saw a cataloged entry of 31. Reports before the sale from up and down from other dairy sales had seen an improvement in the trade and this was no different at Lancaster with the trade being in excess of £300 to £400 dearer then the previous sale selling to a market average of £1,750 for all forward. The pre sale show was expertly judged by Kevin Lupton of Longridge, who had a couple of strong classes of heifers forward to judge. The Champion rosette was awarded to DJ & S Tomlinson of Bilsborrow Hall with Bilsrow Cruise Roxy a very smart stylish heifer with the reserve champion rosette awarded to Stardale…
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    • Lancaster Monday 15th August 2016

      Posted 15 August 2016
      Spring LambsThe weekly sale of prime lambs at Lancaster saw all lambs forward sell to a market average of 183ppk with 39 to 45kg lambs best to sell averaging 185ppk. Export and best quality lambs continue to sell in excess of 200ppk topping at 208ppk for Texel lambs from G & D Ball & Son of Great Eccleston. It was good to see more consignments of mule lambs forward in the market with all vendors leaving pleased with their trade. A pen of 32 mule lambs from BD Gill of Yarlsber selling to £82.50. Heavy weight lambs sold to a top of £90 weighing 46kg from B & J Preston of Ellers Farm.Prime CattlePrime cattle are needed for a Monday sale, please contact Ian 07766521472…
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    • We Are Recruiting!

      By Olivia Muir, 15 August 2016 – 
      We are looking to appoint an Auctioneers Clerk with excellent computer, communications and customer services skills. The hours will be variable dependent upon sales fixtures throughout the week…
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    • Auction Sale Result

      By Gillian Ellis, 11 August 2016 – 
      NWA Property offered the well renowned hill farm known as Low Borrowbridge, Tebay for sale by public auction on Wednesday, 10th August, achieving the following results. Lot 1, the house, buildings and 31…
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    • Prices week commencing 8th August

      Lancaster
      15/08/2016

      Spring Lambs
      850 Forward
      Av 183p/kg 

      Kendal
      16/08/2016

      Spring Lambs
      Forward
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