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    • Lancaster - Weekly Prime Stock

      Mondays at 9.00am

      • 3rd August 2015,
      • 10th August 2015,
      • 17th August 2015,
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      • 24th August 2015,
      • 31st August 2015,
      • 7th September 2015,
      • 14th September 2015,
      • 21st September 2015,
      • 28th September 2015,
      • 5th October 2015,
      • 12th October 2015,
      • 19th October 2015,
      • 26th October 2015,
      • 2nd November 2015,
      • 9th November 2015,
      • 16th November 2015,
      • 23rd November 2015,
      • 30th November 2015,
      • 7th December 2015,
      • 14th December 2015,
      • 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

      • 4th August 2015,
      • 11th August 2015,
      • 18th August 2015,
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      • 25th August 2015,
      • 1st September 2015,
      • 8th September 2015,
      • 15th September 2015,
      • 22nd September 2015,
      • 29th September 2015,
      • 6th October 2015,
      • 13th October 2015,
      • 20th October 2015,
      • 27th October 2015,
      • 3rd November 2015,
      • 10th November 2015,
      • 17th November 2015,
      • 24th November 2015,
      • 1st December 2015,
      • 8th December 2015,
      • 15th December 2015,
      • 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.

    • 1818 - Specialist Two Day Sale

      Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th August

      • 4th August 2015,
      • 5th August 2015

      Specialist auctions include the finer antiques, artworks and collector's items in a wide range of categories.

      These auctions, overseen by the team of specialist valuers and auctioneers, are fully catalogued and illustrated online, being

    • J36 - Fortnightly Dairy Cattle

      Thursdays at 11.00am

      • 6th August 2015,
      • 20th August 2015,
      • 3rd September 2015,
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      • 17th September 2015,
      • 1st October 2015,
      • 15th October 2015,
      • 29th October 2015,
      • 12th November 2015,
      • 26th November 2015,
      • 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 - Weekly Calves & Stirks

      Thursdays at 10.15am

      • 6th August 2015,
      • 13th August 2015,
      • 20th August 2015,
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      • 27th August 2015,
      • 3rd September 2015,
      • 10th September 2015,
      • 17th September 2015,
      • 24th September 2015,
      • 1st October 2015,
      • 8th October 2015,
      • 15th October 2015,
      • 22nd October 2015,
      • 29th October 2015,
      • 5th November 2015,
      • 12th November 2015,
      • 19th November 2015,
      • 26th November 2015,
      • 3rd December 2015,
      • 10th December 2015,
      • 17th December 2015,
      • 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 & Beef Breeding Cattle / OTM Cattle

      Fortnightly on Thursdays at 11am or following dairy sale

      • 6th August 2015,
      • 20th August 2015,
      • 3rd September 2015,
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      • 17th September 2015,
      • 1st October 2015,
      • 15th October 2015,
      • 29th October 2015,
      • 12th November 2015,
      • 26th November 2015,
      • 10th December 2015
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      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.

      • J36 Beef
    • J36 - Store Sheep

      Thursdays

      • 6th August 2015,
      • 13th August 2015,
      • 20th August 2015,
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      • 27th August 2015,
      • 3rd September 2015,
      • 10th September 2015,
      • 17th September 2015,
      • 24th September 2015,
      • 1st October 2015,
      • 8th October 2015,
      • 15th October 2015,
      • 22nd October 2015,
      • 29th October 2015,
      • 5th November 2015,
      • 12th November 2015,
      • 19th November 2015,
      • 26th November 2015,
      • 3rd December 2015,
      • 10th December 2015,
      • 17th December 2015,
      • 24th December 2015,
      • 31st December 2015
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      All Store Lambs must have an EID tag.

      Sales now weekly.

      Please note on cattle sale weeks store lambs will follow the fortnightly store cattle sale and on the alternate week the sale will commence at 11am.

    • Lancaster - Weekly Cattle Sale

      Fridays at 10.15am

      • 7th August 2015,
      • 14th August 2015,
      • 21st August 2015,
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      • 28th August 2015,
      • 4th September 2015,
      • 11th September 2015,
      • 18th September 2015,
      • 25th September 2015,
      • 2nd October 2015,
      • 9th October 2015,
      • 16th October 2015,
      • 23rd October 2015,
      • 30th October 2015,
      • 6th November 2015,
      • 13th November 2015,
      • 20th November 2015,
      • 27th November 2015,
      • 4th December 2015,
      • 11th December 2015,
      • 18th December 2015
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      Weekly sale of Calves, Stirks, Store & Beef Breeding Cattle Pus Cast/OTM Cattle

      Sale to Commence at 10.15am with Calves & Stirks

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

      Store & Beef Breeding Cattle at 11.15am (catalogue sale)

    • J36 - Monthly Pigs

      Second Tuesday each month at 10.30am

      • 11th August 2015,
      • 15th September 2015,
      • 13th October 2015,
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      • 10th November 2015,
      • 1st December 2015
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      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

    • Lancaster - 'LANCASTER LADS' - Breeding Rams

      Thursday 13th August 2015 (pm)

      • 13th August 2015

      Prize Show & Sale of Breeding Rams including Suffolk, Texel, Charollais, beltex and Other Terminal Sires

      entries close Friday 31st July

    • Lancaster - Store Sheep

      Fortnightly Friday

      • 14th August 2015,
      • 28th August 2015,
      • 11th September 2015,
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      • 25th September 2015,
      • 9th October 2015,
      • 23rd October 2015,
      • 6th November 2015,
      • 20th November 2015,
      • 4th December 2015,
      • 18th December 2015
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      Opening sale of all classes of Store Lambs. 

      All Store Lambs must have an EID tag.

    • Lancaster - Monthly Dairy Sale

      Third Monday each month at 11.15am

      • 17th August 2015,
      • 21st September 2015,
      • 19th October 2015,
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      • 16th November 2015,
      • 21st December 2015
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      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 Monday 3rd August

      Posted 03 August 2015
      Spring Lambs There was a stronger trade at Lancaster for the majority of lambs even though the average was only a penny better than last week finishing at 145ppk. A lot more consignments of heavier lambs were forward leading to the reduced average. Heavy lambs continue to sell well at Lancaster with Suffolk and continental lambs 48kg+ selling easily in excess of £70 topping at £82 for Suffolk’s from WN & D Smith & Sons of Cockerhouse. Better types of lambs saw 44kg Texel’s from JK & BE Townley of Mearsbeck sell to £72.50. Buyers were cautious of lean lambs with many pens of well finished continental lambs selling between £20 and £22…
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    • Lancaster Friday 31st July

      Posted 31 July 2015
      Store Cattle There was 325 cattle through Lancaster which sold to a 100% clearance. Good quality cattle and cattle near finished in strong demand and good to sell as always. Young cattle trade continues to be good but plainer cattle a slightly easier trade this week. Sixty five cattle sold for £1,200 or more topping at £1,390 for a Limousin steer from D & N Davis of Nateby who also sold Angus steers to £1,370. An impressive pen of six Aberdeen Angus steers from M & E Forshaw & Son of Little Town sold to £1340. Heifers topped at £1,320 for a Trio of Charolais’s from TE & A Galbraith of Crooklands Farm. Purchasers are requested that vendors…
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    • J36 Thursday 30th July 2015

      Posted 30 July 2015
      Store LambsA rise in numbers forward at the weekly sale saw lambs sell to a top of £59 from BE Wood with Texels to £57.50 and Suffolks to £53.50. A large percentage of medium/long term lambs generally sold £46 - £50 with smaller sorts £38 - £45. Hill lambs sold to £50.50 for Cheviot x from RI Dixon with Mules £46.50. Next store lamb sale – Thursday 6th AugustPlease advise of entries to assist with contacting buyers. CalvesThe weekly sale of calves had a smaller entry of 30 forward with the majority being young black and whites which sold to £150 for a 6 week old from RA & E Edmondson of High Barnes with plenty at 3 to…
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    • J36 Tuesday 28th July 2015

      Posted 28 July 2015
      The weekly sale of prime sheep saw 1,508 prime lambs forward selling to values in line with the national trend, albeit at a disappointing level. Lambs sold to £76 for heavy Texel x from DM & D Cook with others £75 from JN & DJ Bowes. Standard lambs to £65.50 from JG & BJ Escolme and £64 from DE & SM Moorhouse. Light lambs to £61 from D Faraday. Hill lambs now starting to come forward in greater numbers with Masham £57 and Mules £55. Best lambs achieving 160p - 175p/kg with well finished first cross lambs 140p – 150p/kg dependant on weight. An overall market average of 139p/kg was achieved along with 100% clearance. The Cast…
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    • Lancaster Monday 27th July

      Posted 27 July 2015
      Spring Lambs The lamb trade continues to show little signs of improving with prices in keeping with other centres up and down the country as an overall average of 144ppk was achieved at Lancaster. A larger proportion of hill bred and none farm assured lambs in the market today also having an effect on the overall market average. Generally 39kg – 43kg continental farm assured lambs sold between £18 and £22 above the weight. Cast Sheep A larger entry of cast sheep in the market today with over 200 passing through the ring. Texel tups sold to a top of £117 from John Taylor of Lots House Farm. Cast ewes topped at £91 for a couple of Charollais’s from A…
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    • Lancaster Friday 24th July 2015

      Posted 24 July 2015
      Store CattleThe trade continues to be strong for store cattle with just shy of 300 cattle passing through the ring. OTM CattleA slightly easier trade for OTM cattle with the start of the school holidays especially for plainer types of cows. Calves and StirksA reduced entry of calves and stirks to the previous week at Lancaster but a continued strong trade for all forward. All types of calves currently in strong demand and good too sell. Topping the day’s trade was a fantastic British blue calf selling to £595 from J & A Sheerin of Knotts Farm with younger types selling to £390 from TE & M Kidd of Booth Hall. Hereford bull calves sold to £445 from S Moore of…
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    • J36 Thursday 23rd July 2015

      Posted 23 July 2015
      J36 Sale of Rearing Calves, Stirks, Cast/OTM’s, Beef Breeding & Store Cattle CalvesThe only people leaving disappointed today was the buyers that had not be able to fulfil their requirements with an entry of 78 forward and a ring full of buyers, as many again could have easily been sold to vendors’ advantage. Vendors strongly urged to forward their calves to J36. Plenty of good quality for buyers to choose from and compliments must go to vendors for the quality of calves produced. All beef calves in strong demand topping at £510 and £500 for six week old British Blue bull calves from Dennis Cottam of Hagg Farm. British Blue bulls sold to an average of…
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    • J36 Tuesday 21/07/15

      Posted 22 July 2015
      The weekly sale of prime sheep saw 2396 forward. Prime lambs ranged from 33kg to 54kg and the sale topped at 174.2p/kg for a pen of 11 light Texel lambs from IL & M Tyson and £86 for a pure Texel lamb from J Robinson. Suffolks sold to £73.50 from DM & D Cook. An overall market average of 142p/kg was achieved with buyers showing caution to under-finished and overweight lambs. First cross lambs generally £14-£18 over weight with three quarter bred lambs a few bids more. Vendors are encouraged to draw lambs carefully to gain maximum returns with lesser lambs perhaps better sold on a Thursday as stores. Cast Sheep - The ewe trade was in keeping with other…
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    • Lancaster Monday Primestock 20/07/15

      Posted 20 July 2015
      An entry of over 1,500 Prime Sheep at LancasterSpring LambsA very similar trade to the previous week averaging 150ppk. A lot of heavy lambs forward in the market today leading to a lower market average then the previous week. Majority of pens of well finished lambs easily sold in excess of £20 above weight with buyers cautious of under finished lambs. Better types of lambs and light lambs sold in excess of 170ppk topping at 187ppk from D & DW Prickett of Farleton House with a pen of light weight lambs. First large numbers of Mule lambs forward today selling to £62.50 for 44kg from BD Gill of Yarlsber.Cast SheepFollowing the bumper entry of cast sheep last week’s EID…
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    Latest News

    • Share in our Future

      By Katie Black, 09 July 2015 – 
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      Next Auction Sale of Shares in L&K Group Plc Thursday 30 July 2015 at approx. 10.45am in Ring 1 (or following sale of Calves and Stirks) at J36 Rural Auction Centre Crooklands We have a number of…
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    • Record Price Fetched for Top Cumbrian Fell Pony

      By Olivia Muir, 07 July 2015 – 
      On Saturday 4th July North West Auctions held the Major Reduction Sale of the Murthwaite Fell Pony Stud on behalf of the late Mr Thomas Bracken Capstick, at J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Cumbria.…
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