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Lancaster Friday 31/08/12

Posted Friday, 31 August 2012, 3.51pm

North West Auctions Lancaster saw over 700 head of cattle sell to a buoyant trade throughout once again with something for everyone at Lancaster today. 502 store cattle sold to a top price of £1490 for a 680kg Lim steer from M Towers, Colt Park and this was purchased by Frank Towers of Wray. All 315 steers sold to average £945 with all breeds breaking the £1000 barrier. Heifers sold to £1290 for Lim x from JE Wightman, Crabtree with 172 sold averaging £860 with a large portion of 14-18 month old heifers forward. Feeding bulls sold to £740 for AAx from G & AS Whitaker. An entry of breeding cattle sold to £1320 for Limousin cows with Hereford calves at foot from J Lamb.

Another large sale of over 120 cast/feeding cows & OTM Cattle realised an average of 118p/kg with beef cows to 159.5p/kg from WJ Barker and £1167.56 from JE & AC Clarke. OTM heifers sold to £1154.06 (189.5p/kg) for a Simmental x from Barlow Bros. OTM Steers/Bulls sold to 211.5p/kg for Lim steer from R Critchley and £1531.70 for a Char bull from JE & AC Clarke.

A larger entry of 94 calves & stirks saw a much plainer show with best calves selling to a premium. Bull calves sold to £380 for Lim x from CR & A Baxter with heifers £295 from the same vendor. Black & Whites sold to £110 from WN & D Smith & Sons with a much plainer show of 47 forward. Stirks sold to £590 for BBx from AJ Pye with Char x to £460. BB heifers reached £450 with Limousins at £430 from Messrs Young. Dairy bred bulls sold to £250 from R Jones with most £200-£220.

Top Prices
STORE BULLOCKS - Fr: £1020 Oak Head, Hill Top; £960 Nutter Platt; £950 Fairfield, Old Woodhouse. Lim: £1490 Colt Park; £1320 Upp Hall; £1270 Weavers Farm; £1200 Crabtree; £1160 King Bank. Char: Colt Park; £1190 Ivy Cottage. Hfd: £1140 Corney Hall, Low Bank House; £1100 King Bank; £1090 Moss View, Oak Head; £1020 Weavers Farm; £980 Ivy Cottage. Sim: £1260 Shaws Farm; £920 Upp Hall, King Bank; £890 Deansbiggin, Moss View; £870 Bolton Fold. Blonde: £1200 Myerscough Hall; £1080 Longlands Farm. AA: £1270 Upp Hall; £1250 Hankinson House; £1200 Myerscough Hall, Shaws Farm; £1190 Sykes Fold. Devon: £1120 Weavers Farm. BB: £1380 Weavers Farm; £1200 Tewitfield Farm, Greenlands Farm; £1160 Brow Foot; £1160 Cock Hall; £1140 Eller Farm. Mont: £1130 Tarnwater; £1100 Fairfield; £970 Jane Lane; £890 Brandwood. Baz: £1140 Yarlsber; £850 Little Fell. Swedish R&W: £1110 Fanny House.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1290 Crabtree; £1160 Moss View; £1120 Lodge Cottage; £1100 Myerscough Hall; £1060 Forton Bank; £1050 Ivy Farm. Char: £1220 Ivy Cottage; £1100 Stirzakers Farm, Colt Park; £990 Crooklands Farm. Hfd: £1000 Spital Farm; £920 Ingrave Farm; £880 Jolley Farm; £860 Corney Hall; £800 Bolton Fold. Sim: £1040 Corney Hall; £910 Ingrave Farm; £820 Mount Pleasant; £820 Ivy Cottage. Blonde: £890 Whinney Carr, Lodge Cottage; £850 Farleton House. AA: £1140 Sowerby Lodge; £1100 Brow Foot; £1050 Low Levens; £1040 Green Close; £1020 Bouthwaite. Brown Swiss: £880 Jolley Fold. BB: £940 Cinder Barrow; £900 Greaves Farm; £870 Croft House; £860 Ingrave Farm; £850 Farleton House; £840 Eskew Beck; £820 Stubb Place.
STORE BULLS – AA: £660 Johnson House. BB: £740 Johnson House. Mont: £740 Johnson House.
BREEDING CATTLE – Lim Cow & Bull Calf: £1320 Old Glasson. BB Cow & Bull Calf: £1280 Beck Farm.
CAST COWS – Fr: 139.5p/kg Walkers I’th Fields; 137.5p/kg Lathwaite, Cocker House, Cautley Farm; 134.5p/kg Bank End, Friars Moss; 131.5p/kg Berryholme, Downlands Farm, Longstripes, Cockrigg. Lim: 159.5p/kg Brown Edge; 154.5p/kg Ellermire; 147.5p/kg Cringleber; 144.5p/kg Mansergh Hall; 134.5p/kg Cockrigg. Hfd: 144.5p/kg Cringleber. Blonde: 151.5p/kg Cautley; 147.5p/kg Mansergh Hall. BB: 157.5p/kg Little Fell; 141.5p/kg Ingrave Farm; 137.5p/kg Cringleber. AA: 144.5p/kg Cringleber; 137.5p/kg Lathwaite, Mansergh Hall; 134.5p/kg Low Moor Head. Galloway: 137.5p/kg Lathwaite. MRI: 137.5p/kg Lathwaite.
OTM/CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 144.5p/kg Gunnerthwaite; 134.5p/kg Lane Ends. Sim: 189.5p/kg Littlewood Hall. AA: 154.5p/kg Post Office Farm.
CAST BULLS & STEERS – Lim: 211.5p/kg Greenfield Barn; 194.5p/kg Whinney Carr. Char: 144.5p/kg Beckside. MRI: 171.5p/kg Littlewood Hall. Fr: 164.5p/kg Downlands Farm.
BULL CALVES - Fr: £110 Cocker House; £90 Lawsons Farm; £85 Beaumont Gate, Old Hall; £80 Dillicar, Stubb Hall; £75 Barrow Greaves, Westfield House. Lim: £380 New Brows. Char: £305 Stubb Place. BB: £285 Barrow Greaves; £220 North Farm. Longhorn: £200 Pump House.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £295 New Brows. Char: £240 Stubb Hall. BB: £275 Barrow Greaves; £190 North Farm.
BULL STIRKS – Lim: £250 Sandvilla. Lim: £480 Moss End. MRI: £210 Sandvilla. Swedish R&W: £238 Sandvilla.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £430 Moss End. Hfd: £390 Old Glasson. BB: £450 Pilling Lane; £405 Cornfield House.
BULLOCK STIRKS – Fr: £300 Bellart Howe. Char: £460 Lathwaite. AA: £440 Tarn Farm; £390 Lathwaite Farm. BB: £520 Pilling Lane.

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