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Lancaster Friday 26/08/11

Posted Friday, 26 August 2011, 3.02pm

RECORD CAST COW AVERAGE AT LANCASTER

Lancaster’s cast cows, sold last Friday morning, achieved a new record average price of 133.92p/kg for all breeds and types.  Trade was tremendous throughout the sale especially when considering the number of plain grade cows in the market.  Cows twice sold to 181.5p/kg from G & ID Postletwaite, Riddings and T & M Halhead, Upp Hall.  Messrs Halhead also topped the cow trade at £1288.76 per head for an Angus cow.   OTM Heifers averaged an amazing 160p/kg topping at 191.5p/kg to PG Thornton for a heifer.  MG Shuttleworth, Beech House also sold OTM heifers to £1145.63.  OTM Steers average 159p/kg topping at 181.5p/kg to BN Greenwood, Daniel Fold for a Hereford.  Cast bulls topped at £1389.45 for a Stabiliser from J & RA Geldard, Low Foulshaw Farm.  

Store cattle continue to be a superb trade for all types with a tremendously busy ring of buyer from throughout the country.  Top price of £1340 went to Nether Hall Farm Ltd of Mansergh for a pen of Limousin bullocks. Store heifers topped at £1180 for Charolais heifers from Capernwray Parkland Farm.  A small entry of cows & calves were in much demand topping at £1400 for a Saler cow with bull calf from GW Robinson & Son, Moss End Farm.  

Another bumper entry of calves sold to the recent high levels with all types selling to full value. Young calves topped today at £400 for a Charolais bull from TN Pye & Partners, Langthwaite Heights. Simmental heifers sold to £370 from T & D Sharpe, Gateside Farm.  Black & Whites continue to sell well with best rearing types £100+ selling to £160 from J & EV Thompson & Son, Hood Ridding.  Smaller rearers £40-£85 and killers £10-£28.  Stirks once again attracted several new purchasers with Simmental heifers to £510 from TD & A Gardner, Larbreck Hill, bulls to £410 from NM Breaks, Church Style and Black & White bullocks to £260.

TOP PRICES  
STORE BULLOCKS
– Fr: £1100 Church Farm; £980 Intack Farm; £950 Crabtree Farm; £920 Milton Moor Farm; £910 Cock Hall Farm.  Lim: £1340, £1270 Nether Hall Farm; £1260 Upp Hall; £1190 Cock Hall Farm, Greenlands Farm.  Char: £1150 Clarksons Farm; £940 Flookburgh.  Hfd: £1010 Cock Hall Farm; £840 Moss Croft; £770 Stubbins House Farm.  Sim: £1260 Upp Hall; £1080 Intack Farm; £980 Bull Bank Farm; £940 Littlewood Hall Farm; £880 Ridge Farm; £850 Ridge Farm.  Blonde: £1110 Nook Farm.  BB: £1150 Ellers Farm; £1080 Cracalt Farm; £1030 High House Farm; £960 Old Woodhouse.  Ayrshire: £750 Throstle Nest Farm. AA: £1180 Stonehead; £1180 Gosdson House Farm; £1140 Lodge Farm; £1080 Ellers Farm; £1070 Higher Knowehill; £1030 Cropper Farm; £1000 Ivy Farm.  Shorthorn: £940 Jolley Fold Farm; £790 Cooper House.  Brown Swiss: £670 Mintholme Farm; Norwegian Red: £830 Intack Farm.  Blue Albion: £740 Cock Hall Farm.  Brit Blue: £1180 Clay Gap Farm; £1150 Fell End Farm; £1140 High House Farm; £1120 Mount Pleasant Farm, Cracalt Farm; £1110 Rowell Farm; £960 Thwaite Gate.  Mont: £920 Intack Farm; £880 Ridge Farm.  Baz: £790 Low Woodedge Farm.
STORE HEIFERS – Fr: £660 Church Farm.  Lim: £1170 Abbotson Farm; £1120 Capernwray Hall; £1080 Willow House Farm; £1030 Abbotson Farm; £990 Nutgill; £970 Capernwray; £950 Endmoor Farm.  Char: £1180 Capernwray Hall; £960 Crooklands Farm; £910 Croft Foot; £900 Days Barn.  Hfd: £870 Stonehead; £610 Moss End Farm.  Sim: £880 Stonehead.  Blonde: £1170 Capernwray Hall: £970 Brow Foot Farm; £880 Farleton House; £740 Bull Bank Farm; £730 Throstle Nest Farm.  BB: £1070 Willow House Farm.  AA: £1000 Green Close; £970 Nutgill; £920 Cropper Farm. Brit Blue: £950 Park Farm; £860 Bull Bank Farm; £800 High Snab; £700 Docker Hall; £690 Sandham Farm.
BREEDING CATTLE – Cows with Bull Calves: Lim: £1350; Hfd: £1250; BB: £1350; AA: £1250; Saler: £1400 consignment from Moss End.
CAST COWS - Fr: 167.5p/kg Throstle Nest Farm; 157.5p/kg White Lee Farm; 141.5p/kg Lane Ends Farm, Greaves Farm; 139.5p/kg North Farm;137.5p/kg Low Deepslack, Blackwood End, Cotestones Farm, White Lund Farm.  Lim: 181.5p/kg Riddings, Upp Hall; 164.5p/kg Nether Hall Farm; 159.5p/kg Woodside Farm. Hfd: 164.5p/kg White Lee Farm; 159.5p/kg Stirzaker House; 149.5p/kg Riddings. BB: 167.5p/kg Nether Hall Farm; 154.5p/kg Oak Head Farm; 129.5p/kg Woodside Farm. AA: 167.5p/kg Stirzaker House; 159.5p/kg Nether Hall Farm, Upp Hall; 154.5p/kg Norbreck Farm; 119.5p/kg Gateside Farm.  MRI: 134.5p/kg Littlewood Hall Farm.  Brown Swiss: 147.5p/kg Lawrence House.
CAST HEIFERS – Lim: 191.5p/kg Cliftons Farm; 187.5p/kg Beech House.  Sim: 184.5p/kg Norbreck Farm.  AA: 164.5p/kg Sunderland Brows Farm. MRI: 139.5p/kg Littlewood Hall Farm.
CAST STEERS/BULLS – Fr: 157.5p/kg (utm) Whinney Carr Farm; 144.5p/kg Cliftons Farm. Hfd: 181.5p/kg Daniel Fold Farm.  AA: 161.5p/kg Stirzaker House Farm. Stab: 147.5p/kg (bull) Low Foulshaw Farm. BULL STIRKS – Fr: £260 Deepclough.  Hfd: £410 Church Style Farm. Swedish R&W: £220 Deepclough.
HEIFER STIRKS – Char: £410 Church Style Farm.  Hfd: £385 Deepclough.  Sim: £510 Larbreck Hill Farm BULL CALVES - Fr: £165 Deepclough; £160 Hood Ridding Farm; £140 Netherbeck Barn.  Lim: £290 Deepclough. Char: £400 Langthwaite Heights; £270 Deepclough.  Hfd: £215 Gardners Farm.  AA: £190 Gibsons Farm. Cont: £260 Deepclough.  Brit Blue: £185 Stanley Farm.
HEIFER CALVES – Char: £160 High House Farm.  Hfd: £340 Deepclough; £192 Gardners Farm. Sim: £400 Deepclough; £370 Gateside Farm.  AA: £205 Low Stanger Thwaite; £95 Dale Darns.  Brit Blue: £400 Deepclough; £250 Netherbeck Barn.

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