Sales Reports

Lancaster Friday 25th May 2012

Posted Monday, 28 May 2012, 9.05am

NWA Lancaster sold 215 store cattle to a large crowd of buyers with all types selling to full value.

Steers this week sold to £1440 for BBX from R&DM Rossall & Son with 104 on £928.

Heifers sold to £1280 for CharX from JA Salthouse with 100on £898.

Young Bulls sold to £760 with 10 m/o sucklers regularly £650/£700 from FK&F Woodhouse,Scorton.

87 cast/OTM cattle sold to a strong average of 131p/kg with beef cows to 204.5p/kg (£1278), dairy to 147p/kg (£1086) with OTM heifers’ 194p/kg (£1205).

Calves and Stirks

Another pleasing entry of calves sold to a very competitive trade with beef calves selling to a premium. Bull calves twice sold to £395 for a Lim X from WN&D Smith and Sons and then a BBX CG Birkett. Youngest sorts to £262 for a 3 week old AAX from JE&J Pye and Son. Heifers sold to £240 for AAX from JE&J Pye and Son. B&W’s were a tremendous trade averaging £155 with best reared sorts £245, £200, rearers regularly to £80/£100.

Stirks to £615 for 6 month old steers.

Lancaster continues to hit new heights with its weekly stirk sale with a new record of £615 achieved for a pen of 4 SimX steers (6m/o) from Messrs Young, Lindale selling to Mr J Varley, Carnforth. Other reared bulls sold to £535 for 5 BBX from AJ Pye, Preesall with heifers to £410 for him again from Messrs’ Young, Lindale, with BB(4m/o) to £385.

Please enter Stirks for the catalogue, it does help.

Breeding Sheep

A reduced entry of 109 breeding sheep sold to a trade in time with the other centres with prices peaking at £168 for mule hoggs with Suffolk lambs from RM Wilson, Selside, with others at £165, £162. Mules with lambs average £74/life with continentals to £150 from ST Birkett, Carnforth.

Please note the sale next week will commence at 12.30pm

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £1050,£890 Westhouse Lodge; £890,£880 Downlands Farm. Lim: £1370 High House Farm; £1260 Crow Trees; £1210,£1130 Old Woodhouse; £1190,£1130 Weavers Farm; £1150 New Parkside Farm; Char: £940, Weavers Farm; £900 Gilthwaiterigg; £790 Fell End Farm. Sim: £1280,£1190 Weavers Farm; £960 Hall Farm; £910 Ben Cragg Farm. Blo: £1400,£1030 Weavers Farm. AA: £1200, Underhelm Farm; £1180 Weavers Farm; £1150 New Parkside Farm; £1120 Blakey Hey Farm; £1090 Jolley Fold Farm. Short: £1090 Jolley Fold Farm; £850 Ladyacre. Here: £960 Bouthwaite Farm. BrB: £14430,1380 Abrahams Farm; £1150 Mount Pleasant; £1140 Old Woodhouse; £1120,£1070 Crow Trees; £1100 Weavers Farm; Baz: £1090 Mount Pleasant Farm.

STORE HEIFERS – Fr: £900 Sellerley Farm; £720 Aynsome Manor Farm. Lim: £1190 Nether Hall Farm; £1030,£1000 Capernwray Hall; £970,£950 Brow Foot Farm. Char: £1280,£1240,£1080 Wilson House Farm;£1150,£1120,£1040 Stirzaker Farm;£990,£960 Bouthwaite Farm; £960 Horns Dairy Farm. Hfd: £900 New Parkside Farm. Sim: £1090,£840 Nether Hall Farm;£1050 Jolley Fold Farm; £930,£860 Corney Hill Farm. AA: £1050 Jolley Fold Farm; £1040 Blakey Hey Farm; £1030 Capernwray Hall; £970 New Parkside Farm. BrB: £1000 Thursgill; £910 Mount Pleasant Farm; £900 New Parkside Farm, Ben Cragg Farm; £890 Beckside Farm.

STORE BULLS – Lim: £700,£680,£650 Fell End Farm; £640 Laneside Farm. Char: £760 Gilthwaiterigg. AA: £700 Gilthwaiterigg; £470 Green Dragon Farm.

BREEDING CATTLE – Cow & Calf: Lim £1450 Endmoor Farm.

CAST COWS - Fr: 147.5p/kg,137.5p/kg Docker Hall;144.5p/kg Allcocks Farm, Whittington Farm, Parkside Farm; 141.5p/kg Whinney Carr Farm, Whittington Farm; 139.5p/kg Birds Park Farm, High Snab; 134.5p/kg Ghyll Farm. Lim: 164.5p/kg Oak Head Bank; 161.5p/kg Thornton Hall; 159.5p/kg Duckenshaw Farm, Thornton Hall. Char: 141.5p/kg The Borrans. Sim: 154.5p/kg,151.5p/kg,141.5p/kg,139.5p/kg Throstle Nest Farm; 147.5p/kg Lathwaite Farm; Springfield House. BB: 159.5p/kg Abbotsons Farm, 154.5p/kg Parkside Farm; 144.5p/kg Parkside Farm; 137.5p/kg Fellgate Farm. Short: 147.5p/kg Middle Salter. Brown Swiss:147.5p/kg Parkside Farm. BrB: 204.5p/kg Mill Bank. Gall: 144.5p/kg Lathwaite Farm.

CAST HEIFERS – Lim: 194.5p/kg New House Farm; 154.5p/kg Green Dragon Farm. Fr: 164.5p/kg,157.5p/kg Blackwood End; 161.5p/kg Hodgsons Croft; 144.5p/kg Old Hall Farm.Here:.169.5p/kg,159.5p/kg Low Bank House. Sim: 159.5p/kg Kate Farm. BB: 157.5p/kg Green Dragon Farm.

CAST BULLS – Lim: 174.5p/kg,171.5p/kg Tenters Farm. AA: 139.5p/kg Parkside Farm. Fr: 139.5p/kg Hodgsons Croft; 137.5p/kg Low Deepslack.

BULL CALVES – Lim: £395 Cocker House Farm. BrB: £395 Hodgsons Croft. AA: £262 Gibsons Farm. Fr: £245,£155,£150,£120 Cocker House Farm; £200,£120 Hodgsons Croft.

HEIFER CALVES – AA: £240 Gibsons Farm. Here: £185 Old Glasson Farm.

BULL STIRKS – BrB: £535,£410 Pilling Lane. Fr: £220 Thursgill.

BULLOCK STIRKS –Sim: £615 Moss End Farm.

HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £410 Moss End Farm. BrB: £385 Pilling Lane.

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