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Lancaster Friday 05/08/11

Posted Friday, 05 August 2011, 2.46pm



North West Auctions Lancaster are pleased to report another strong trade for all types of stock with a new market record set for store cattle.  A strong entry of 286 store cattle sold to a ringside full of buyers with 23 month old Charolais x bullocks selling to £1400 from Mr T Galligan, Ashmead Farm with his 16 cattle averaging £1330.  A further 56 lots sold in excess of £1000.  Heifers topped at £1040 for Angus x heifers from SJ Brass, Nutgill and bulls to £1100 for Charolais from W Holloway, Charolands Farm.  A small entry of breeding cattle were once again keenly bid for with an Angus x heifer with Lim bull calf selling for £1400 from Barlow Bros., Croston.  

Earlier in the day 93 cast cows & OTM clean cattle were sold to another competitive trade with a Limousin x cow selling to 174.5p/kg (£1112.40) from AR Edmondson, Hawkswell Farm.  Black & White cows sold to 147.5p/kg from JJ Pennington, White Lee Farm.  OTM heifers topped at 169.5p/kg (£1127.18) for Charolais x from T Nelson & Partners, Cockerham Hall and  OTM Steers sold to 171.5p/kg again for a Charolais x from G Atkinson & Son, Old Hall Farm.  

Another strong entry of 67 calves sold to a crowded ringside of buyers with several new faces present. The days top price of £470 was achieved for a well reared Limousin x bull from G & ME Woodhouse & Sons, Boldens Farm with 4 others over £380.  Heifers topped at £370 for Simmental x heifers from I Atkinson & Son, Boon Town Farm, and 3 others sold over £300.  Younger rearing calves were as dear as they have been with bulls to £285 for a Limousin x from R & A Battarbee, Newhouse Farm.  No beef bulls sold for under £182.  Heifers sold to £200 for British Blue x again from R & A Battarbee.  A highlight of the sale being a run of 3 week old Hereford calves from JB & C Lamb selling for £180 to £212.    Black & White calves forward in numbers topping at £282 for reared sorts from G & ME Woodhouse & Sons.  Best young rearers £85 - £110, all types averaging £57.    

– Char: £1400, £1390, £1350, £1320, £1300 Ashmead Farm.  Lim: £1310, £1080 Manor Farm; £1240 Little Tunstall Farm; £1220, £1050 Weavers Farm; £1080, £990 Downlands Farm; £1000 Wray Farm.  Hfd: £1000 Manor Farm; £940 Little Tunstall Farm; £910 Cringleber; £890 Low Lodge.  Sim: £1150 Low Lodge, Jolley Fold Farm; £1070 Langthwaite Heights, Littlewood Hall; £980 Mount Pleasant.  BB: £1150 Bradlow Farm; £1140 Old Woodhouse; £1050 Weavers Farm; £1010 Mount Pleasant; £880 Cropper Farm; £870 Stubb Place Farm; £830 Bull Bank Farm.  AA: £1100 Low Levens; £1080 Weavers Farm; £1060 Hill House Farm; £970 Spital Farm, Bradlow Farm; £950 Underhelm Farm.  Shorthorn: £880 Jolley Fold Farm; £850 Low Lodge. Stab: £750 Gibsons Farm.  Brit Blue: £940 Weavers Farm; £880 Cropper Farm; £630 Moss End Farm.  Parthanaous: £980 Low Lodge.  Mont: £1000 Manor Farm; £810 Croft House.  Longhorn: £920 Jolley Fold Farm.  Fr: £930 Old Hall Farm; £920 Downlands Farm; £910 Nutgill, Bradlow Farm; £900 Old Woodhouse.  
STORE HEIFERS – AA: £1040 Nutgill; £980 Spital Farm; £880 Low Levens; £880 Brow Foot Farm; £870 Cropper Farm; £860 Ivy Farm.  Lim: £930 Brow Foot Farm; £870 Cropper Farm; £860 Holly House Farm.  Char: £990 Crooklands Farm; £850 Bull Bank Farm; £830 Turnover Hall Farm; £690 Grate Farm.  Hfd: £790 Greenways Farm; £770 Fiddlers Farm.  Sim: £900 Langthwaite Heights; £870 Hill House Farm; £780 Fiddlers Farm.  Blonde: £690 Farleton House.  BB: £970 Lodge Farm; £950 Hill House Farm; £870 Cropper Farm. Stab: £810 Low Foulshaw Farm.  Brit Blue: £870 Cropper Farm; £830 Turnover Hall Farm; £690 Farleton House.  
YOUNG BULLS – Char: £1100, £1090 Charoland Farm.  Sim: £980 Charoland Farm.  Fr: £670 Park Farm.  Brit Blue: £580 Park Farm.  
BREEDING CATTLE - AA Heifer with Bull Calf: £1400 Littlewood Hall. In-calf Sim Heifer: £820 Rye Close.  
CAST COWS – Fr: 147.5p/kg White Lee Farm; 144.5p/kg Whittington Farm; 141.5p/kg Norbreck Farm; 139.5p/kg Stirzakers Farm, Chapel House; 137.5p/kg Old Hall Farm.  Lim: 174.5p/kg, 171.5p/kg Hawkswell Farm; 167.5p/kg Sykes Farm; 141.5p/kg Cringleber; 134.5p/kg Fellside Farm.  Sim: 144.5p/kg Whittington Farm.  Blonde: 144.5p/kg Black Bull Farm.  BB: 144.5p/kg Holme House; 139.5p/kg Hazelslack Tower; 127.5p/kg Yates Farm.  Shorthorn: 114.5p/kg Bank House Farm.  MRI: 119.5p/kg Cringleber.  Swedish Red: 127.5p/kg Dale Barns.  
OTM HEIFERS – Fr: 154.5p/kg Beaumont Gate; 157.5p/kg Priory Farm; 151.5p/kg Downlands Farm; 141.5p/kg Hatters Farm, Outfield Farm.  Lim: 144.5p/kg Black Bull Farm.  Char: 169.5p/kg Cockerham Hall.  Hfd: 157.5p/kg White Lee Farm.  Swedish Red: 147.5p/kg Dale Barns   OTM STEERS/BULLS – Char: 171.5p/kg Old Hall Farm; 161.5p/kg Cockerham Hall; 137.5p/kg Lima Farm.  Fr: 144.5p/kg (utm bull) Parkside Farm.  Lim: 147.5p/kg (bull) Ancliffe Hall; 144.5p/kg (bull) Moss End Farm.  Hfd: 169.5p/kg Weavers Farm.  AA: 169.5p/kg Tenters Farm.  Brown Swiss: 147.5p/kg (utm bull) Parkside Farm. 
BULL CALVES – Lim: £470 Boldens Farm; £380, £285 Newhouse Farm; £265 Rose Farm; £182 Manor House Farm. Sim: £440, £280 Boon Town Farm. Fr: £282, £235, £220 Boldens Farm; £110 Whinney Carr Farm; £95, £85 Tills Farm; £62 Beaumont Gate, Brackenfold.  Hfd: £212, £198 Gardners Farm. AA: £210 Gibsons Farm, Borrans Farm.  Shorthorn: £145, £110 School House.  Brit Blue: £275 Newhouse Farm; £265 North Farm; £248, £240 Gibsons Farm.
HEIFER CALVES– Sim: £370, £340, £300 Boon Town Farm.   Brit Blue: £200 Newhouse Farm.  Lim: £195, £120 Rose Farm; £102 Manor House Farm.  Hfd: £190, £185, Gardners Farm

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