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Lancaster Friday 21/09/12

Posted Monday, 24 September 2012, 12.28pm


North West Auctions saw 933 head of stock sold at this popular weekly sale.

The day commenced with a bumper entry of 179 cast/cows & OTM clean cattle selling to 22 different outlets. Best meated beef bred cows sold to 211.5p/kg for Limousin x from Nether Hall Farms with plenty of others 165p/kg upwards. Dairy cows reached 167p/kg from BW & J Robinson with 96 sold averaging 115p/kg. Top price per head was £1467 from again from Nether Hall Farms with 30 OTM cattle over £1000.

A catalogue entry of 458 store cattle sold to a continuing strong trade with steers to £1300 for BBx from GJT & V Parkinson and heifers to £1280 from BBx from R & DM Rossall. All classes were keenly competed for, 316 steers averaged £870 and 130 heifers averaged £830. An entry of cows & calves sold to £1350 for Lim x from Barlow Bros., with most £1000- £1100.

An entry of 127 calves & stirks sold to a pleasing trade in-line with other centres. Young bull calves sold to £390 for BBx from JB & JB Lawson and £345 for Char x from SH & LE Birkett. Heifer calves reached £375 for Lim x from T & D Sharp. Black & White’s made up half the sale with buyers now able to be more selective with £100 being the top from Wallbank Farms.

Bullock stirks reached £565 for AAx from AJ Pye with BBx £520. Heifers sold for £495 for BBx. Bull stirks topped at £395 for BBx from T & CM Kelsall & Sons with dairy bulls to £210 from R Jones.

A small entry of store lambs insufficient for demand sold to £55 for Texel x from WI & HA Gorst. All sheep averaged £52.

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS - Fr: £1040 Old Glasson; £1010 Cock Hall; £990 North Farm; £970 Rowell Farm. Lim: £1230 High Fell Gate; £1200 Whitehaven; £1180 Hill Top; £1160 High House. Char: £1240 Hawkrigg End; £1020 Low House; £1010 Holmelands; £960 Clarksons Farm. Hfd: £1170 Low Bank House; £1040 Hall Bank; £940 Corney Hill; £920 Jolley Fold. Sim: £1180 Ingrave; £1080 Willow House; £1000 North Farm; £890 Holmelands. Blonde: £1250 North Farm; £1130 King Bank; £1070 Greenbank Farm. AA: £1200 Moss View; £1180 Yew Tree Farm, High Green; £1160 Jubilee Farm; £1140 Willow House. BRB: £1300 Moss View; £1190 Sand Lane; £1180 Mount Pleasant; £1160 Willow House, Holmegarths. Mont: £1080 Holmegarths; £1050 Hill Top; £930 Whitehaven; £900 Raveld Farm. Swedish R&W: £690 Haighton Hall.
STORE HEIFERS – Fr: £760 Beck Farm; £680 Cross Hill. Lim: £1150 Greenbank Farm; £1140 High Fell Gate; £1090 Willow House; £830 Westhouse Lodge. Hfd: £990 Yew Tree; £900 Jolley Fold. Sim: £1110 Oak Head; £1030 Moss View; £900 Jolley Fold; £850 Scale House, Friars Moss. Blonde: £960 Greenbank Farm. AA: £1040 Brow Foot; £980 Yew Tree; £960 Billinge Hall; £940 Cropper Farm. BRB: £1280 Abrahams Farm; £1120 Tills Farm; £1080 Ben Cragg; £1060 Rowell Farm. Baz: £1100 Yarlsber.
STORE BULLS – Lim: £700 Littlewood Hall. BRB: £680 Jubilee Farm.
BREEDING CATTLE – Lim Cow (rwb): £900 Dawson Fold. Lim Cow & Calf: £1350 Littlewood Hall. BB Cow & Calf: £1050 Old Glasson
CAST COWS – Fr: 167.5p/kg Cross Hill; 159.5p/kg Allcock Farm; 157.5p/kg Holme House; 151.5p/kg Tunstall Hall, Cross Hill, High House, Ackenthwaite. Lim: 211.5p/kg Nether Hall; 194.5p/kg Dawson Fold; 184.5p/kg Overthwaite Farm; 181.5p/kg Spital Farm. Hfd: 124.5p/kg Cringleber. Sim: 157.5p/kg Nether Hall Farm. BB: 167.5p/kg Overthwaite; 147.5p/kg Spital Farm; 139.5p/kg Hollin Hall; 139.5p/kg Holme House. AA: 161.5p/kg Cringleber; 151.5p/kg Nether Hall Farm. Mont: 144.5p/kg Low Sizergh; 139.5p/kg Green Lane End. Longhorn: 141.5p/kg Cringleber.
OTM/CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 174.5p/kg Barrow Greaves; 169.5p/kg Low Sizergh; 159.5p/kg Ackenthwaite. Hfd: 189.5p/kg Old Glasson; 184.5p/kg Low Bank House. AA: 169.5p/kg Sunderland Brows. Fleckveih: 179.5p/kg Low Sizergh.
UTM/OTM BULLS & STEERS – Fr: 164.5p/kg Parkside Farm; 144.5p/kg Pasture Barn; 139.5p/kg Mosergh Farm. Lim: 159.5p/kg Mireside Farm. Char: 154.5p/kg Hawkrigg End. Brown Swiss: 154.5p/kg Parkside Farm. BRB: 197.5p/kg Jubilee Farm.
BULL CALVES – Fr: £100 Tills Farm; £88 High Barnes; £65 Moors Farm; £60 Catshaw Hall. Lim: £295 Rose Farm; £270 Gateside Farm. Char: £345 Stubb Hall. AA: £320 Bank End. Cont: £310 Bellart Howe; £80 Coverdales. BRB: £390 Bank End; £238 North Farm.
HEIFER CALVES – Fr: £375 Gateside Farm; £220 Rose Farm. Char: £280 Stubb Hall. AA: £305 Bank End. BRB: £325 Bank End.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £190 Sandvilla. Char: £285 Bellart Howe. BRB: £395 Brown Brook; £355 School House. Swedish R&W: £210 Sandvilla.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £390 Moss End. Char: £300 Bellart Howe. Sim: £390 Moss End. BRB: £495 Pilling Lane; £320 Moss End.
BULLOCK STIRKS – Fr: £355 Espford; £230 Moors Farm. AA: £565 Pilling Lane; £450 Hindley Green; £440 Moss End; £425 Espford. BRB: £520 Pilling Lane; £425 Espford.
STORE LAMBS – Mule: £48.50 Marl House. Texel: £55 Cragg Farm; £54.50 Hill Top; £50 Mill Cottage.

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