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Lancaster Friday 22/06/12

Posted Friday, 22 June 2012, 4.33pm

TRADE CONTINUES TO BE BUOYANT AT LANCASTER ON FRIDAYS

North West Auctions Lancaster held another very successful sale of store cattle with all classes a tremendous trade. As per usual plenty of buyers around the ring from throughout the northern counties helping all classes of stock sell well. The day’s trade was led by TE & A Galbraith, Crooklands Farm with a cracking powerful Charolais x bullock selling for £1500 to RT Owen followed closely behind at £1450 with another Charolais x steer from the same home again purchased by Mr Owen. The heifer trade was led by L Parsons & Sons, Low Levens with a couple of Angus x heifers selling for £1160 to DNO Scott & Son. Also selling at the same price was a Limousin heifer from JA & LR Wilson, Dunningwell Farm. Over a third of the cattle forward today sold for £1000 or more. Young suckler bred cattle looked a real cracking trade.

Cast/Feeding Cows & OTM Clean were a stronger trade today with all cast cows averaging 136p/kg topping at 177.5p/kg from RS & BA Harker, Overthwaite Farm with a Limousin cow. Cast heifers averaged 165p/kg topping at 204.5p/kg for a Limousin from P Whitehead, Hole House.

Another fantastic entry of calves forward today at Lancaster. An Angus bull calf from JB & JB Lawson, Bank End led the way today selling at £305 to D Coates. Three week old British Blue heifer calves sold to £240 from RA & E Edmondson, High Barnes. Black & Whites continue to be a good trade with a younger, plainer show on offer topping at £135 from Wallbank Farms and averaging £80.

Stirks a cracking trade with Limousin heifers selling to £575 from JR Newsham & Son, Sellerley Farm. Limousin bullocks sold to £555 and Black & Whites to £455 averaging £430.

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Top Prices
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £1260 Low Levens; £1100 Cock Hall; £980 Woodside; £970 Rowell Farm; £960 Brandwood Fold. Lim: £1290 Weavers Farm; £1210 Mount Pleasant; £1140 Longlands Farm; £1100 Masongill Hall; £1090 Squires Gate. Char: £1500 Crooklands Farm. Hfd: £1030 Old Glasson; £990 Cock Hall. Sim: £1200 Weavers Farm. Blonde: £1040 Capplethwaite Hall. AA: £1390 Weavers Farm; £1300 Longlands Farm; £1120 Ivy Cottage; £990 Ivy Farm; £950 Masongill Hall. Shorthorn: £1190 Dunningwell Farm; £1140 Cropper Road. MRI: £850 Middle Ridge. BRB: £1200 Church Farm; £1090 Weavers Farm; £1080 Rowell Farm; £1040 Church Farm; £960 Station Hotel; £960 Brow Foot; £940 Middle Ridge; £900 Coverdales.
STORE HEIFERS – Fr: £800 Docker Hall; £700 Springfield Farm. Lim: £1160 Dunningwell Farm; £970 Capplethwaite Hall; £940 Trapp Farm; £910 Intack Farm. Char: £1090 Turnover Hall; £800 Grate Farm. Hfd: £970 Cropper Farm; £950 Jolley Fold; £810 Edenmount. AA: £1160 Low Levens; £1040 Brow Foot Farm; £980 Masongill Hall; £970 Cropper Farm. Short: £950 Jolley Fold. MRI: £880 Masongill Hall. BRB: £1100 Edenmount; £920 Station Hotel.
STORE BULLS – Fr: £810 Squires Gate. Blonde: £790 Grandy Barn. BRB: £790 Johnson House; £670 Eskew Beck. Mont: £730 Johnson House.
BREEDING CATTLE – Lim Hfr with AA Bull Calf: £1120 Sykes Farm.
CAST COWS – Fr: 149.5p/kg Walkers I’th Field, Whittington Farm; 147.5p/kg Kitchen Ground; 144.5p/kg Hood Ridding, Longber, Baldromma; 141.5p/kg Strickland Hill; 139.5p/kg Manor Farm. Lim: 177.5p/kg Overthwaite Farm; 164.5p/kg Beckside; 154.5p/kg Intack. Hfd: 169.5p/kg Oddlands Farm; 157.5p/kg Riddings; 147.5p/kg Corney Hill; 144.5p/kg Cringleber. Sim: 174.5p/kg Intack; 148.5p/kg Riddings. BB: 149.5p/kg Riddings. AA: 127.5p/kg Post Office Farm. Shorthorn: 154.5p/kg Beckside. MRI: 134.5p/kg Cragg Farm. BRB: 167.5p/kg Whinney Carr Farm. Swedish R&W: 144.5p/kg Holme Head.
CAST HEIFERS - 169.5p/kg Baldromma Farm; 159.5p/kg Boon Town; 154.5p/kg Lawsons Farm; 149.5p/kg Hatters Farm. Lim: 204.5p/kg Hole House; 157.5p/kg Sykes Farm.
CAST STEERS - Fr: 159.5p/kg Rowell Farm; 134.5p/kg Baldromma. Char: 179.5p/kg Tenters Farm. Parthanaous: 184.5p/kg Weavers Farm. Shorthorn: 181.5p/kg Tenters Farm.
CAST & UTM BULLS - Fr: 177.5p/kg (utm) Whinney Carr; 134.5p/kg (otm) Caw House. Lim: 194.5p/kg (utm) Whinney Carr. Blonde: 157.5p/kg (otm) Riddings.
BULL CALVES - Fr: £135 Tills Farm; £120 Rose Farm; £110 Longber; £90 Bank End. Blonde: £340 Sykes Farm. AA: 305 Bank End; £175 Manor House. Shorthorn: £145 School House. BRB: £298 Birds Park; £258 Stubb Hall; £250 Bank End; £245 Manor House; £242 High Barnes; £235 Longber Farm; £190 North Farm.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £230 Rose Farm. AA: £230 Bank End; £175 North. BRB: £240 High Barnes; £182 Manor House.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £455 Sellerley Farm. Lim: £555 Sellerely Farm.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £575 Sellerley Farm.

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