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Lancaster Friday 13/12/13

Posted Friday, 13 December 2013, 1.51pm

Store Cattle

Over 200 stores today at NWA Lancaster, with all classes meeting a decent trade. Trade reached a top of £1450 on three occasions from both DE & SM Moorhouse, with 21-24m Limousin bullocks and GN Dickinson, with a 21m Simmental. Angus’ steers reached £1300 from R & E Ladds with Angus heifers topping at £1140 from JA Salthouse. British Blue steers from J & M Cottam, achieved a final call of £1420, with others £1150-£1350.

All steers forward today averaged £1080 and all classes of heifers forward averaged £1015.

Calves

A lesser entry of calves this morning after the Christmas Show last week. A consignment from regular vendor, Phil Halhead, Norbreck Farm, topped trade at £300, on two occasions, with both a British Blue Bull & Heifer. Half the entry forward this morning were black and white bulls, selling to an average of £88/head. An entry of 7 B&W Bulls from Wallbank Farms Ltd sold to a top of £162, with others at £148, £145. Best Black & White rearing calves regularly £90+, others £45-£60.

OTM

An entry of just over 74 OTMs this morning, with the majority being dairy cows were met with a slightly sharper trade. Friesians sold to a top of 141.5ppk from RA & GJ Close & Son, Warton, with others regularly 115-120ppk, averaging 104ppk. B&W heifers sold to 181.5ppk from A & E Clarkson Ltd, Thurnham. Limousin cows sold to 227.5ppk from Nether Hall Farm Ltd, with Lim heifers selling to 197.5ppk from R Oldfield, Yealand Redmayne.

Store Lambs

Store lambs forward in far less numbers this morning, met with a strong trade, averaging £62.60. Texel lambs topped at £64 from JA & MM Taylor, Brookhouse with Horned lambs to £61 from Stanley Farm Ltd.

Friday sale as normal next week, 20/12/13.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – FR - £1080 Newsham Hall Farm; £1060 Stafford’s Farm; £970 Hawkrigg End; £960 Ingrave Farm; £940 Holmegarth; £940 Moss House Farm. LIM - £1450 High House Farm; £1310 Greenlands Farm; £1160 Clay Gap Farm; £1120 Daniel Fold Farm; £1090 Tarnwater Farm; £1050 Newsham Hall Farm. CH- £1370 High House Farm; £1260 Burnt House; £1180 Brown Edge; £940 Walmsley Fold. HE - £1200 Cock Hall Farm. SIM - £1450 Orchard Heys Farm; £1040 Low Fell End. AA- £1300 Benson Hall; £1290 Wilson House Farm; £1240 Daniel Fold Farm; £1180 Bank Field Farm; £1160 Moss View; £1150 Green Close. SHO - £1330 Cock Hall Farm. BRB - £1420 Hill Top; £1330 Cock Hall Farm; £1240 Bank Field Farm; £1230 Hill Top; £1200 Bouthwaite Farm; £1160 Greenlands Farm; £1150 Beaumont Gate; £1100 Hawkrigg End. MON - £1140 Ingrave Farm; £920 Walmsley Fold. SRW - £880 Fanny House Farm.

STORE HEIFERS – LIM - £1250 Whelpside Farm; £1140 Low Groves Farm; £1050 Fellside Farm; £1050 Bouthwaite Farm; £1000 Moss View; £990 Staffords Farm; £980 Abbotsons Farm; £960 Lodge Cottage. CH- £1210 Toulbrick Farm; £1140 Whelpside Farm; £1070 Burnt House; £1010 Brown Edge. HE - £1050 Windy Hill Farm; £1020 Manor House Farm; £940 Jolley Fold Farm. SIM - £1000 Toulbrick Farm. BRB - £1200 Beaumont Gate; £1120 Hawkrigg End; £1090 Bank Field Farm; £1080 Hill Top; £1040 Newsham Hall Farm; £1020 Croppers Farm. AA - £1140 Wilson House Farm; £1070 Toulbrick Farm; £1060 Sandholme Farm; £1020 Croppers Farm.

BULLS – SIM - £670 Marsh House Farm.

CAST COWS – FR- 141.5 Cotestones Farm; 129.5 Birds Park Farm; 121.5 Whittington Farm; 119.5 Manor House Farm; 117.5 Stirzakers Farm; 117.5 North Farm; 114.5 Kitchen Ground Farm; 114.5 Heaton Hall Farm; 114.5 Birds Park Farm. LIM – 227.5 Nether Hall Farm; 121.5 Cringleber; 119.5 Lower Highfield; 117.5 Capplethwaite; 117.5 Middle Lee Farm. HE – 119.5 Cringleber. SIM – 134.5 Eskew Beck. BA – 97.5 Eskew Beck. BRB – 114.5 Cringleber. AA – 117.5 Cringleber; 104.5 Middle Lee Farm.

CAST HEIFERS – FR – 181.5 Half Way House. LIM – 197.5 Brow Foot Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS – FR – 174.5 Cock Hall Farm; 174.5 Cragg Farm.

BULL CALF – FR - £162 Tills Farm; £98 Blackleach House Farm. LIM - £172 North Farm. BRB - £300 Norbreck Farm.

HEIFER CALF – LIM - £230 Norbreck Farm; £122 North Farm. SIM - £245 Lower Highfield. AA - £250 Herdman House Farm. BRB - £300 Norbreck Farm.

SHEEP & LAMBS - MULE £63 Stanley Farm LTD. HORNED- £61 Stanley Farm LTD. TEX - £64 Lots House Farm.

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