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Lancaster Friday 03/06/11

Posted Friday, 03 June 2011, 2.05pm

181 Store Cattle, 63 Cast/Feeding Cows & OTM Clean Cattle and 70 lots of Hoggs with Lambs at Foot.  

A pleasing entry of OTM cattle continue to sell to a competitive trade with Limousin cows to 159.5p/kg from EJ Ward & Sons, Intack Farm.  Top price cow per head was a Simmental from Barlow Bros., Littlewood Hall selling at £1075.55. Heifers sold to 167.5p/kg (1023.43) and bulls to 157.5p/kg (£1029.53).

A smaller show of calves due to the fine weather and silage making.  £335 was paid for a British Blue x bull calf from Mr C Wilson, Nether Hall with heifers to £250 for a Limousin from T & D Sharp, Gateside Farm.  Black & Whites continue to be a strong trade with more needed to meet demand.

A reduced entry of store cattle left buyers short this week with all types keenly competed for.  Steers averaged £740 topping at £1170 for a Limousin x from WJ Etherington, Willow House Farm with heifers selling to £930 from Myerscough College.  Heifers averaged £730 throughout.

The weekly sale of sheep with lambs at foot sold to ringside of buyers all keen to purchase with many unable to fill their trailers.  The day’s top price of £202 was paid for Texel x hoggs with Beltex x lambs from ST Birkett, Hall Croft Barn.  Mules sold to £185 from RM Wilson, Selside.  A competitive trade produced an averaged of £177 per outfit and many more could have been sold.

TOP PRICES
STORE BULLOCKS
– Fr: £830 Howriggs; £730 Moss View; £600 Middle Ridge.  Lim: £1170 Willow House Farm; £1100 Weavers Farm; £940 Howriggs; £930 Intack Farm. Char: £790 Cobble Hey Farm. Hfd: £860 Fiddlers Farm; £690 Cockrigg Farm. Sim: £1110 Littlewood Hall Farm; £970 Weavers Farm; £940 Mount Pleasant Farm. Blonde: £1070 Weavers Farm. BB: £1090 Mount Pleasant Farm, Willow House Farm; £950 Jubilee Farm. AA: £950 Longlands Farm; £860 Fiddlers Farm; £840 High Green. Shorthorn: £600 Cobbley Hey Farm. MRI: £800 Fiddlers Farm. Parthanaous: £1000 Weavers Farm. Stabiliser: £870 Longlands Farm; £840 Weavers Farm. Brit Blue: £850 Higham Side Farm; £810 Moss View.  
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £930 Myerscough Hall; £900 Cropper Farm, Bouthwaite Farm; £840 Heversham Hall; £790 Moss View. Char: £850 Bouthwaite Farm; £600 Cobble Hey Farm. Hfd: £730 Jolley Fold Farm. Sim: £890 Littlewood Hall Farm; £860 Kate Farm. BB: £720 Manor House Farm. AA: £900 Cropper Farm; £820 Sandholme Farm; £800 Hare Apple Tree. Brit Blue: £890 Bouthwaite Farm.  
STORE BULLS – Stabiliser: £850 Myerscough Hall.  
CAST COWS – Fr: 137.5p/kg Barnfield Farm; 134.5p/kg Priory Farm; 131.5p/kg Corney Hall Farm; 129.5p/kg Hare Apple Tree; 124.5p/kg Flodder Hall, Outerthwaite Farm; Parkside Farm.  Lim: 159.5p/kg Intack Farm; 141.5p/kg High Green; 139.5p/kg Heversham Hall; 137.5p/kg Shepherds Farm, High House Farm. Sim: 139.5p/kg Littlewood Hall Farm; 129.5p/kg Shepherds Farm. AA: 159.5p/kg Yealand Manor. Shorthorn: 117.5p/kg Lower Brow Top. MRI: 129.5p/kg Sandvilla.  
OTM HEIFERS – Lim: 157.5p/kg Littlewood Hall Farm. Sim: 134.5p/kg Intack Farm. BB: 167.5p/kg Manor House Farm; 164.5p/kg Parkside Farm. AA: 147.5p/kg Hesketh Lane Farm.  
OTM STEERS/BULLS – Fr: 139.5p/kg (bull) Whinney Carr Farm. Lim: 157.5p/kg (steer) Cliftons Farm. Sim: 149.5p/kg (steer) Kate Farm. AA: 129.5p/kg (bull) Sandvilla.  
BULL CALVES – Brit Blue: £335 Nether Hall. Sim: £315 Cinderbarrow. Fr: £80 Knowsley Farm; £58 Far Lodge.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £250, Hfd: £205, AA: £205 Gateside Farm.  
SHEEP WITH LAMBS AT FOOT – Texel Hoggs with Singles: £202, £200, £198, £195 Hall Croft Barn. Mule Hoggs with Singles: £185 (twice) £170, £168 Gill Garth. £170, £160 Thornbush. £158 (twice) Dillicar

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