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Lancaster Friday 20/07/12

Posted Monday, 23 July 2012, 1.02pm

486 CATTLE SOLD TO 64 BUYERS

North West Auctions Lancaster experienced yet another strong trade for all classes of stock at its popular weekly sale.

A sale entry of 317 store cattle sold to a ringside of buyers with several old faces returning. Fred Barnes, once again, sold the top price steer for £1380 (Char x) purchased by Rod Owen of Bold, with Lim x and Ang x to £1340 from L Parsons & Sons, Levens, and Ang x heifers sold to £1190, £1120 for Char x from Richard Greenwood. Younger grazing cattle sold to £830 for heifers from J E & A C Clarke. A small show of feeding bulls sold to £1000 for best suckler bred bulls from Peter Cummings. Cows and calves sold to £1380 from Barlow Brothers.

Cast/OTM cattle saw three quarters of the cattle forward being dairy cows with most in out of parlour condition. Best meated cows sold to 159.5p/kg (£1116) for HF from E W & R M Towers. OTM heifers sold to 174p/kg (£1012) from H & A Stephenson with steers 181.5p/kg (£1052) from D M Bargh.

Another pleasing entry of calves and stirks sold to the recent high prices with Lancaster, again, ahead of other local centres. Young beef calves sold to £510 for Lim x bulls from G & I D Postlethwaite and £490 from W G & E Sutcliffe. Heifer calves sold to £295 for Lim x from J E & A C Clarke. B & W sold to £180 from Drinkall Bros., with 1/3 forward over £100, all averaging £85.

Stirks sold to £640 for Lim x bulls from J E & A C Clarke; £605 BBx steers (5 av. £530); £380 HF steers (8 av. £325)

Next week sale to include 15 B & W bulls (3-6m) from IOM.

Top Prices
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £1190 Low Levens; £1000 Fairfield; £920 Greaves Farm. Lim: £1340 Low Levens; £1180 Old Woodhouse; £1100 Myerscough; £1080 Old Glasson, Crooklands Farm; £1050 Lodge Farm. Char: £1380 Crow Trees; £1290 Crooklands Farm; £1020 Fern Lea; £1000 Longlands Farm. Hfd: £1100 Old Glasson, Park Farm; £1070 King Bank; £970 Sunderland Brows. Sim: £1070 King Bank; £980 Bouthwaite; £820 Billinge Hall. Blonde: £1020 Throstle Nest; £800 Farleton House. AA: £1340 Low Levens; £1270 Godson House; £1140 Myerscough Hall; £1100 Bouthwaite; £1080 Billinge Hall; £1070 Raw Head; £1040 Spital Farm. Shorthorn: £940 Bouthwaite; £840 Middle Ridge. Brown Swiss: £920 Throstle Nest. Stabiliser: £930 King Bank. BrB: £1210 Yew Tree; £1120 Fern Lea, Bouthwaite; £1100 Godson House, Bradlow Farm; £1080 Croft House. Mont: £1060 Fairfield. Baz: £1070 Longlands Farm. Swedish R&W: £810 Throstle Nest.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1080 Myerscough Hall; £1010 Far Orrest; £940 Endmoor Farm; £930 Mount Pleasant; £910 Harrison House; £880 Lodge Farm. Char: £1190 Daniel Fold Farm; £940 Jolley Fold; £830 Cringleber; £690 Grate Farm. Hfd: £980 Spital Farm; £950 Fern Lea; £940 Jolley Fold; £600 Holme Farm. Sim: £900 Mount Pleasant. Blonde: £940 Millbeck; £810 Throstle Nest. AA: £1080 Myerscough Hall, Spital Farm; £1050 Cropper Farm. Shorthorn: £940 Jolley Fold. Welsh Black: £650 Holme Farm. BrB: £930 Harrison House; £890 Stubb Place, Croft House; £840 Greenways Farm; £820 Docker Hall. Mont: £830 Blakey Hey.
STORE BULLS – Lim: £1000 Holme Field. Shorthorn: £520 Dawson Fold.
BREEDING CATTLE – Lim Cow (11yrs) & Sim Calf: £1380 Littlewood Hall.
CAST COWS – Fr: 159.5p/kg Holme Head; 139.5p/kg Berryholme; 134.5p/kg Hoggetts Lane Farm; 131.5p/kg Lawsons Farm, Crook Farm; 129.5p/kg Strickland Hill, Hawkrigg End, Yeat House, 127.5p/kg Tunstall Hall, Westfield House. Lim: 137.5p/kg Millbeck; 134.5p/kg Cringleber. Hfd: 114.5p/kg Corney Hill. Blonde: 134.5p/kg Cringleber. BB: 137.5p/kg Millbeck. Shorthorn: 131.5p/kg Cringleber. Brown Swiss: 131.5p/kg Parkside Farm. Longhorn: 139.5p/kg Cringleber.
CAST HEIFERS - Fr: 174.5p/kg Barnfield Farm; 124.5p/kg Pasture Barn. AA: 159.5p/kg Ivy Farm. MRI: 129.5p/kg Littlewood Hall.
UTM/OTM BULLS & STEERS - Fr: 161.5p/kg Ivy Farm; 147.5p/kg Barnfield Farm. Lim: 181.5p/kg Bradlow Farm.
BULL CALVES - Fr: £180 Catshaw Hall; £150 Longstripes, Catshaw Hall; £82 North Farm; £78 Toadpool; £75 Endmoor Farm. Lim: £510, £455, £385, £380 Riddings; £490 Lathwaite; £400 Lodge Farm. Char: £490, £400, £335 Lathwaite. AA: £450 Lathwaite; £265 Forgelands; £212 Hillam House; £185 Lower Rowell. Shorthorn: £155, £135 School House. Brown Swiss: £75 Lower Rowell. BrB: £475, £345 Lathwaite; £400 Stubb Hall; £305 North Farm.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £295 Cringleber. BrB: £200 North Farm.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £330, £275 Stubb Place; £225, £188 Boon Town. Lim: £640 Cringleber; £435 Boon Town. BrB: £545 Pilling Lane.
BULLOCK STIRKS – Fr: £380, £332 The Lodge; £375 Borwick Fold; £275 Gardners Farm. Ayr: £368, £250 The Lodge. Sho: £360 Borwick Fold Farm. BrB: £605 Lathwaite Farm; £440 Low Lodge.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £460 Borwick Fold Farm. BrB: £550, £500 Lathwaite Farm.

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