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Lancaster Friday 11/11/11

Posted Monday, 14 November 2011, 10.30am



North West Auctions Lancaster Mart are pleased to report another busy day at its weekly Store Stock & Cast Cow Sale.  Another great entry of 161 cast/feeding cows & OTM clean cattle sold to the dearest trade seen for quite some time with the £2/kg barrier broken 11 times.   Cows sold to 224.5p/kg (£1565) for a Limousin from Nether Hall Farms, Mansergh.  Dairy cows sold to 144.5p/kg from MJ Fell, Chapel House (£1147).  Cast/OTM heifers sold to 217.5p/kg (£1058) from Ballacutchel Farms, Isle of Man.  OTM Steers sold to 171.5p/kg (£1206) from C Hargreaves & Son, Sunderland Brows.  

Store cattle continue to attract new purchasers and vendors are drawn to the market by the consistent numbers forward each week. Bullocks today averaged £801 selling to £1270 for a British Blue x from R & J Dodgson, Cracalt Farm.  A smaller show of heifers averaged a pleasing £735 topping at £1080 on two occasions for Sim x from I Atkinson & Son, Boon Town and British Blues from R & J Dodgson. 

A reduced entry of calves continue to sell to a packed ringside.  Beef bulls sold to £278 for a 12 day old Simmental from J Hoggarth & Sons, Manor House.  Heifers £185 for 2 week old British Blue from J Bargh & Son, North Farm.  Black & Whites averaged a pleasing £75 for all types topping at £120 from WN & D Smith & Sons, Cocker House.  Six month old black & white bulls £310 & Angus bulls £390 from JR Newsham & Son, Sellerley Farm.  

Store Lambs sold to a pleasing average of £55.54 topping at £70 for Suffolks from PG Thornton, Cliftons Farm.  

– Fr: £990 Hallbeck; £980 Lodge Farm; £940 Church Farm; £930 Boon Town; £870 Mansrigg Hall.  Lim: £1200 Dunningwell Farm, High House Farm; £1190 Hutton Roof Hall; £1150 Brow Foot Farm; £1110 North Farm.  Char: £1220 Days Barn; £1080 Crooklands Farm; £970 Park Hall Farm.  Hfd: £800 Stonehead.  Sim: £1110 Toulbrick Farm; £1060 Park Hall Farm; £890 Low Fell End; £870 Jolley Fold Farm; £800 Stonehead.  Blonde: £910 Hareden Farm; £860 Greenbank Farm.  AA: £970 Milton Moor Farm; £910 Park Hall Farm; £870 Bainsbank; £860 Walkers I’th Fields.  Galloway: £700 Park Hall Farm.  Brit Blue: £1270 Cracalt Farm; £970 Milton Moor Farm; £950 Throstle Grove; £930 Toulbrick Farm; £910 Park Hall Farm; £900 Whaitber.  Mont: £790 Green Lane End.  SR&W: £1110 Fanny House Farm; £800 Intack Farm. 
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1030 New Brows Farm; £930 Newsham Hall Farm; £900 Greenways; £970 Lane House; £840 Pyes Bridge; £820 Lodge Farm; £810 Milton Moor Farm.  Char: £810 Toulbrick Farm; £680 Moss Side.  Hfd: £620 High Gateside.  Sim: £1080 Boon Town; £840 Milton Moor Farm; £760 Toulbrick Farm; £740 Stonehead.  Blonde: £560 Post Office Farm. BB: £1000 Bugle Horn Farm; £840 Croft House.  AA: £940 Raw Head; £870 Lodge Farm, Roman Road Farm; £750 Bull Bank Farm; £740 Nightfield Gate Farm.  Brit Blue: £1080 Cracalt Farm; £1070 Church Farm; £1000 Bugle Horn Farm; £820 Stubb Place Farm; £780 Croft House.    
CAST COWS - Fr: 144.5p/kg Chapel House; 139.5p/kg Sunderland Brows; 137.5p/kg Whittington Farm, Bank End Farm; 134.5p/kg Walkers I’th Fields, Whin Yeats; 131.5p/kg Holme House.  Lim: 224.5p/kg, 214.5p/kg, 197.5p/kk, 194.5p/kg (4 times) Nether Hall Farm; 189.5p/kg Ballaguine Farm.  Char: 139.5p/kg Ballaleece Farm.  Hfd: 131.5p/kg Stirzaker House.  Sim: 131.5p/kg Parkside Farm; 129.5p/kg Ballacowin Farm.  AA: 154.5p/kg Cypress; 141.5p/kg Ballafayle Farm; 129.5p/kg Ballaquine Farm.  MRI: 111.5p/kg Downlands Farm.  Luing: 129.5p/kg Ballafayle Farm.  SR&W: 117.5p/kg White Lund Farm.
OTM HEIFERS – Fr: 161.5p/kg Blackleach House Farm; 159.5p/kg High Snab; 151.5p/kg Holme House; 149.5p/kg Green Dragon Farm; 139.5p/kg New Brows Farm.  Lim: 217.5p/kg, 214.5p/kg (3 times), 209.5p/kg (twice), 207.5p/kg Ballacutchel Farm; 197.5p/kg Station Hotel.  Char: 204.5p/kg Ballacutchel Farm.  Sim: 184.5p/kg Ballacutchel Farm.  AA: 191.5p/kg Ballacutchel Farm; 189.5p/kg Stirzaker House.
CAST BULLS/OTM STEERS – Fr: 171.5p/kg Sunderland Brows; 167.5p/kg Blackleach House Farm; 147.5p/kg Knotts Farm.  Lim: 141.5p/kg Stonehead.  Char: 124.5p/kg Halzelslack Tower.  
BULL CALVES/STIRKS – Fr: £310 Sellerley Farm; £120 Cocker House Farm; £110 Netherbeck Barn; £95 New Brows Farm.  Sim: £278 Manor House Farm.  AA: £390 Sellerley Farm; £180 Borrans Farm.
HEIFER CALVES/STIRKS – Brit Blue: £185 North Farm.  Sim: £165 Manor House Farm.  
STORE LAMBS– Suff: £70 Cliftons Farm; £59 Cobble Hey Farm; £53 Yealand Manor; £52 Buck Bank Farm.  Masham: £47.50 Cobble Hey Farm. Char: £69 Cliftons Farm; £55 Yealand Manor.

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