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Lancaster Friday 1st June 2012

Posted Friday, 01 June 2012, 4.17pm

NWA Lancaster saw a large crowd of buyers for all classes of stock.

Store cattle sold to a very competitive trade with all types of cattle forward. W J Etherington & Sons lead the way with a superb bullock selling for £1,480 purchased by F Towers, Wray with a total of 13 selling for over £1,200 (123 averaged £920). Heifers sold to £1,250 for a shapely Lim x from R G & H Preece, 22 over £1,000 (88 averaged £880). Younger summering cattle sold to £710 for 12 month old Char x heifers from T G T & P J Strickland with buyers keen to fill the fields.

Cast/OTM cattle averaged 135p/kg with beef cows to 179p/kg (£1,169) for Lim x from D J & M J Hoggarth. Dairy cattle sold to 159p/kg (£1,130) from J H Towers & Sons. Heifers sold to 191p/kg (£1,051) and Steers 189p/kg (£1,072)

Calves & Stirks

Beef calves sold to a very strong trade topping at £435 for a BB x bull from R A & E Edmondson with 16 BB Bulls averaging £278 (only 3 weeks old). Heifer calves were few in number selling to £245 for AAx from J B & J B Lawson. Black & Whites sold to £265 for well reared sorts form R A & E Edmondson with all types averaging £144.

Stirks sold to £520 for Lim x steers from Messrs Young who also sold BB heifers to £490.

Breeding Sheep

Mule Hoggs and lambs sold to £168 this week with customer still looking for sheep to fill numbers.

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS – Fri: £1050, £990 x 2 Staffords, £920, £870, £860 Hill Top, £860 x 2 Wyre Farm, £850 x 4 Home Farm. Lim: £1480 Willowhouse, £1370, £1210, £1150 Weavers, £1300 & £1290 Old Woodhouse, £1170 Whelpside, £1120 Milton Moor. Char: £1300 & 1150 High House . Here: £1050 x 2 High Green, £980 Blakey Hey, £950 Brow Foot, £910 Longlands. Sim: £950 Moss View, £840 & £740 Bull Bank. Blo: £1380 Willow House, £1170 Old Woodhouse. Ayr: £560 x 2 The Lodge. AA: £1330 Weavers, £1200 Willow House, £1140 x 3 Blakey Hey, £1130 x 4 New Parkside. SH: £770 Lundholme. NR&W: £510 Elmridge. WB: £960 Moss View. Part: £1230 x 2 High House. BB: £1270 Beck Farm, £1200 & £1100 Weavers, £1160 Old Woodhouse, £1060 Mount Pleasant. Mont: £980 x 4 Blakey Hey.

STORE HEIFERS – Fri: £940 x 2 Milton Moor. Lim: £1250 Thornbush, £1130, £1090 & £1000 Church St, £1010 Beechhouse, £1000 Thornbush. Char: £900 Mee Farm, £710 x 2, £690 x 4 Grate Farm. Sim: £900 Jolley Fold, £890 x 2 Todgill, £840 Bull Bank. Blo: £1030 Mee Farm. AA: £1070 Mee Farm, £1060 Church St, £1020 Brow Foot, £1000 x 4 New Parkside. SH: £910 Strickley. NR&W: £1080 Hill Top. BB: £1140 Willow House, £1070 & £1030 Hill Top. LH: £900 Jolley Fold,

STORE BULL - BrB: £680 Milton Moor.

COW & HEIFER CALF – BB: £1450 Thornbush.

CAST COWS – Fr: 159.50p/kg 149.50p/kg Tunstall Hall, 147.50p/kg Lane House, 144.50p/kg Bracken Lea, 144.50p/kg Chapel House. Lim: 179.50p/kg & 171.50p/kg Old Hall, 169.50p/kg Low Bank House, 157.50p/kg Overthwaite. AA: 147.50p/kg Low Bank House. MRI: 117.50p/kg Lane House. RP: £114.50p/kg Low Bank House. SR&W: 141.50p/kg & 124.50p/kg Low Sizergh.

CAST HEIFERS: Lim: 191.50p/kg Hazelslack Tower, 184.50p/kg Low Moor Head. Here: 179.50p/kg Low Bank House.

CAST BULL/STEER: Fr: 151.50p/kg Hazelslack Tower. BB: 189.50p/kg Willow House.

BULL CALF: Fr: £265 & £168 High Barnes, £165, £135, £128 Tills Farms. AA: £160 x 2 & £155 Manor House. BB: £435 High Barnes, £360 & £335 Bank End, £290 Cinder Barrow.

HEIFER CALF: AA: £245 & £230 Bank End. BB: £240 High Barnes, £180 & £170 Manor House.

BULL STIRK – Fr: £190, £170 x 3 Sandvilla. SH: £165 Sandvilla. SR&W: £190, £175 Sandvilla.

HEIFER STIRK – Lim: £490 & £440 Moss End. BB: £485 x 2 Moss End.

STEER STIRK – Lim: £520 Moss End.

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