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Lancaster Friday 08/06/12

Posted Friday, 08 June 2012, 2.39pm

STORE CATTLE TO £1500 - OTM’s TO £1469 - REARING CALVES TO £355

North West Auctions Lancaster Mart had a reduced entry of 173 store cattle but there certainly was no reduction in the prices achieved. Steers sold to £1500 for a Limousin x from JA & LR Wilson with a further 16 bullocks sold for over £1200 a piece. SJ Brass sold the top price heifer, a Limousin x for £1300 with 18 others through the ring at £1000+.

94 Cast Cows & OTM Cattle sold to an overall average of 138p/kg. Beef cows sold to 197.5p/kg (£1127) from EJ Ward & Sons and dairy bred to 157.5p/kg from JT & B Fox and £1236 from J & EV Thompson & Son. OTM bulls sold to £1469 for Charolais x from K Whitaker & Son.

Rearing calves sold to £355 for 12 week old Angus heifers from T & Sharp with others £340. Month old British Blue heifers in keen demand topping at £325 from DW Cottam. Bulls sold to £355 for British Blue x JB & JB Lawson with native breeds to £325 for Hereford x. Black & Whites were a superb trade as promised with most sorts £100+ topping at £188 & £175 from Drinkall Bros and £145 from Wallbank Farms.

Keep the cattle coming – more needed each week at Lancaster to meet strong demand for all classes.

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £910 Shaws Farm; £900 Middle Ridge; £880 Staffords Farm; £860 Deys Barn; £850 Croft House. Lim: £1500 Dunningwell Farm; £1370 Weavers Farm; £1340 Sullom Side; £1230 Longlands; £1180 High Green; £1160 Double Bank. Char: £1340 Double Bank; £1170 Middle Ridge. Hfd: 1020 Cock Hall. Sim: £1220 Double Bank; £1140 Weavers Farm. Blonde: £1090 Weavers Farm; £690 Post Office Farm. AA: £1390 Weavers Farm; £1260 Longlands Farm; £1140 Shaws Farm; £1010 New Parkside Farm. Shorthorn: £1180 Cock Hall. MRI: £900 Middle Ridge. Deven: £970 Weavers Farm. Stabiliser: £990 Middle Ridge. BRB: £1330 Nutgill; £1200 Mount Pleasant; £1160 Weavers Farm; £1090 Billinge Hall; £1000 Greaves Farm. Mont: £990 Middle Ridge. Swedish R&W: £930 Poplar Grove; £900 Staffords Farm; £430 Pilling Lane.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1300 Nutgill; £1200 Dunningwell Farm; £1070 Forton Bank; £1030 Intack Farm; £990 Ivy Farm. Char: £1120 Double Bank. Hfd: £1000 Jolley Fold; £970 Cropper Farm; £880 Manor House; £870 Billinge Hall; £740 Heald Farm. Sim: £970 Cropper Farm;£780 Bull Bank; £730 Manor House. AA: £1000 Jolley Fold; £980 Forton Bank; £960 Staffords Farm; £940 Cropper Farm. BRB: £1030 Greaves Farm; £920 Manor Farm; £740 The Borrans; £540 Pilling Lane. Bazadaise: £1080 Manor Farm.
CAST COWS – Fr: 157.5p/kg Blackwood End; 154.5p/kg Hood Ridding Farm, Blackleach House Farm, Low Levens, Priory Farm; 151.5p/kg Allcocks Farm, Greaves Farm, Abbotson Farm; 147.5p/kg Cotestones, North Farm; 144.5p/kg Cocker House. Lim: 189.5p/kg Far Orrest; 177.5p/kg Low Bank House; 164.5p/kg Scar Sykes; 154.5p/kg Intack Farm; 147.5p/kg Lathwaite; 144.5p/kg Gateside Farm. Hfd: 159.5p/kg Cringleber; 144.5p/kg Low Bank House. Sim: 197.5p/kg Intack Farm. Blonde: 141.5p/kg Bank Farm. BB: 149.5p/kg Cringleber; 139.5p/kg Bank Farm; 137.5p/kg Intack Farm. AA: 164.5p/kg Cringleber; 159.5p/kg Low Bank House; 149.5p/kg Post Office Farm. Galloway: 119.5p/kg Lathwaite. MRI: 149.5p/kg Cragg Farm. BRB: 159.5p/kg Low Hall Beck. Swedish R&W: 97.5p/kg White Lund.
CAST HEIFERS - Fr: 169.5p/kg Underhelm; 164.5p/kg Pasture Barn; 159.5p/kg Lathwaite. Hfd: 174.5p/kg Low Bank House.
CAST BULL/STEER – Lim: 171.5p/kg (str) Tenters Farm. Char: 161.5p/kg (bull) Stirzakers Farm. BB: 187.5p/kg (str) Tenters Farm. AA: 169.5p/kg (str) New Parkside Farm.
BULL CALF - Fr: £188 Catshaw Hall; £145 Tills Farm; £135 Lower Langthwaite; £122 North Farm; £118 Blackleach House. Hfd: £325 Bank End; £205 Old Glasson. AA: £310 Bank End. BRB: £350 Bank End; £325 Hagg Farm.
HEIFER CALF - Hfd: £305 Bank End; £265 Catshaw Hall; £195 Old Glasson. AA: £355 Gateside Farm. BRB: £320 Hagg Farm.

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