Posted 02 December 2016
Store CattleThe weekly sale of store cattle had once again a strong catalogued entry of 300 forward. The store cattle trade saw quality and cattle with flesh selling to a stronger trade then previous weeks and other selling to a similar trade but with single farm payments being to come through the trade will hopefully begin to improve for other types.
NOTE TO VENDORS- vendors are advised to group cattle where possible for financial benefits.
OTM CattleThere was a strong number of OTM cattle forward at Lancaster once again with 144 cattle going under the gavel. With many centres having less numbers forward it was good to have additional buyers at Lancaster this week with there being a…
Posted 01 December 2016
Christmas Dairy Show Results - Judge: Mr Graham Bradley
Class One - Best In-Milk Heifer
1st LOT 6 J & JA Burrow Chapelford Trump Eve 2 £1950
2nd LOT 4 Drinkall Bros Pennine Peace 682 £1700
3rd LOT 1A JM Barton & Sons Lupton Hall Alpine Lucy £1400
Class 2 – Best In-Milk Cow
1st LOT 17 S & CH Brennand £1600
Christmas Show and Sale of Dairy cattle - comprising of Pedigree & Commercial Dairy cows, heifers,
Bulling Heifers and Youngstock.
For our Sale today there was something for everyone with plenty of interest for the young stock to cows on offer. We'd like to thank our Judge Mr G Bradley, Bradley Farms ltd., Preesall, and our Sponsors,…
Posted 29 November 2016
Prime Sheep - (2281)
Topping the prime sheep today was T Parkin, Meadow Oaks, for 64kg Suffolk’s from T Parkin, Meadow Oaks, which realised £93J & D Chapman, Wray Farm, sold a pair of Beltex's scaling 40kg which sold for 227.5p. Charollais bred lambs peaked at £87 consigned by R R & J A Knowles, Myers Farm. E Dodgson, Spital Farm, topped the Texel prices at £86, Hill bred lambs made £82 for Cheviots from L A & M Lambert, Brow Head.F & S A Edmondson, Netherhouses Farm realised £81 for a pen of Mule'sGood shape lambs were selling away to 170-180p, heavier types, 50kg plus sold away from £85-£90. Lambs which were lighter and…
Posted 28 November 2016
Spring LambsFollowing an improvement in trade last week a strong trade was expected at Lancaster, with a market average of 171ppk and an SQQ average of 174ppk, with vendors leaving well satisfied with the trade. The trade topped at £85 from J & R Waller of Hallbeck with a pen of Beltex lambs. Beltex type lambs sold to 191ppk from TR Prickett of Hutton Roof. Plenty of pens of commercial Texel lambs sold between 180ppk and 190ppk. Mule lambs in strong demand and good to sell today at Lancaster, the trade topped at £81.50 for 46kg from WI & A Atkinson of Holme House with all mule lambs forward averaging £78.49 or 175ppk with over a quarter of lambs forward in the…
Posted 25 November 2016
There were just under 300 Store Cattle forward today at Lancaster. Suckler bred and well fleshed cattle were once again good to sell to a full ringside of buyers. Weathered and Leaner Cattle were harder to place. Topping the market was for a British Blue Bullock from J & M Cockett, Foredales Farm reaching £1390. The Heifers topped at £1140 for a Charolais from JS & KM Wilson, High House.
A smaller show of Cast Cows forward this morning, with the trade being sharper on the week.
The trade was topped per head by GM & AJ Jackson, Little Eccleston Hall for a Limousin Cow making £1136.25. The top price per kilogram was topped by…
Posted 24 November 2016
On Thursday 24th November NWA J36 had on offer 45 Calves, 22 Store Cattle and 49 Cast Cows at their fortnightly sale.
It was a British Blue bullock calf that topped the calf sale this morning, consigned by JW & D Robinson & Sons, Hollins Farm, which realised £265. A British Blue Heifer, also from JW & D Robinson & Sons, topped the Heifer trade selling to £240.
Native bred calves sold to £255 for a Hereford consigned by AK & AM Robinson & Son, Kitchlow Farm and Limousin heifer calves were selling to £110, from BM Nelson & Son, Halforth Farm.Stronger Friesian type calves sold away to £130 for a bull, from JW & D Robinson…
Posted 23 November 2016
The weekly sale of Prime Lambs saw smaller entry forward at J36 today with just shy of 1100. A better trade was noticeable this afternoon with an overall market average of 173p/kg. Handy weight contenental lambs were selling the best with an eager ring full of buyers with a pen of Beltex x lambs weighing 44kg from AR & BJ Thompson, Poppy Farm selling for £99.50.
Heavy continental and Suffolk lambs were selling well with them topping at £99 from DW & NM Alderson, High Green. More horned lambs creeping into the market now also selling well today with a top of £71 for some 45kg from TA & J Dixon, Yoad Pot. The overall top price per kilo was a pair of…
Posted 21 November 2016
The weekly sale of prime lambs sold to a stronger trade than anticipated with vendors leaving well satisfied with their trade with a market average of 165ppk for an entry of over 800 prime lambs.Heavy weight Texel lambs weighing 55kg from Martin Ayrton of Bambers Farm sold to a top of £97 with 52kg Lambs from Richard Prickett of Hutton Roof selling to £94. Nicer quality Texel lambs sold to 191ppk twice from Martin Ayrton of Bambers Farm and Richard Prickett of Hutton Roof.A good number of Mule wether lambs in the market sold in the region of £28 to £30 above their weight with Mule lambs selling to a top of £76 from Fred and Mary Woodhouse of Fell…
Posted 21 November 2016
The monthly show and sale of Dairy Cattle at Lancaster had a catalogued entry of just short of 50 new Calved heifers and cows including a couple of Holstein breeding bulls.
The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Mr Philip Halhead of Norbreck farm, whom had two strong heifer classes out to judge with class two, the none haltered heifer class, one of the largest seen for some time. The championship rosette was awarded to lot 8 from the Inman Family of Strickland Hill of Witherslack with Witherslack Mika Julie, a very stylish heifer giving 34 litres. The reserve champion was awarded to lot 10 from Enchanted Holsteins of Elswick with Creskeld Lavanguard Honeysuckle, a much admired second…