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Lancaster Friday 01/03/13

Posted Friday, 01 March 2013, 3.16pm

Another busy sale day was held at Lancaster Auction with a strong turn out of buyers for all classes of stock.

Store cattle sold to £1460 for Charolais bullocks from M & P Gardner with heifers to £1210 for Charolais x from WI & EM Townley & Son. Holstein Friesian bullocks topped at £1040 from Cowell & Moore with natives to £1330 from J Bargh. Increasing demand each week for summering cattle.

Cast/Feeding cows and OTM clean cattle sold to 221.5p/kg (£1738) for BBx from Norbreck Genetics. Dairy cows to 157.5p/kg (£1354) from EW & RM Towers. OTM heifers reached 201.5p/kg from RC Billington & Son and £1272 from JH Towers & Sons. OTM steers/bulls to 209.5p/kg (£1246) from JH Woof & Son.

Calves & stirks continue to sell to a competitive trade with everything sold to full value. Beef bulls to £330 for MRI from Jones Sandvilla with young calves generally £220-£300. Fewer heifers this week selling to £350 for a strong Charolais x with young calves a selective trade. Black & Whites sold to £162 from JM Capstick with another nice run of Mont x from JK Birkett £162-£182. Stirks topped at £480 for 7m BBx heifers with dairy bulls to £240.

TOP PRICES
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £1040 Newsham Hall Farm; £950 Staffords Farm; £930 Cragg Farm; £880 Old Hall.; £870 Springfield House. Lim: £1340 Crow Trees; £1260 Howriggs; £1240 Adlington Hall; £1230 Newsham Hall. Char: £1460 Nateby Hall; £1250 Burnt House; £1190 White Laird Farm; £1170 Intack Farm; £1160 Holmegarths. Hfd: £1320 Underhelm; £1050 Windy Hill; £950 Grisedale, Fern Lea. Sim: £1390 Nateby Hall; £1360 Mount Pleasant; £1240 Sullom Side; £1050 Intack Farm. Blonde: £1430 Nateby Hall; £870 Cottams Farm. AA: £1330 Old Woodhouse; £1270 Underhelm; £1190 Windy Hill; £1180 Hillcroft; £1140 Cragg Farm. Shorthorn: £940 Cottams Farm. Galloway: £810 Fern Lea. Devon: £930 Fern Lea. Stab: £1150 Mount Pleasant. BB: £1320 Greenfield Barn; £1270 Nateby Hall; £1150 Cragg Farm; £980 Turnover Hall; £950 Cottams Farm. SRW: £870 Springfield Farm.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1190 Endmoor Farm; £1140 Whicham Hall; £1040 Cottams Farm; £1030 Stubbins Farm. Char: £1210 Burnt House; £1020 Intack Farm; £940 Brown Edge; £890 Middle Ridge. Sim: £970 Mount Pleasant; £940 Lower Castle O’ Trim; £830 White Laird Farm. AA: £1110 Hillcroft; £1000 Cropper Farm. BB: £1090 Corney Hill; £1060 Whicham Hall; £990 Lower Swainshead; £960 Stubb Place Farm, Turnover Hall.
CAST COWS – Fr: 157.5p/kg Holme Head; 154.5p/kg Allcocks Farm; 151.5p/kg Mill Farm; 149.5p/kg Tills Farm. Lim: 174.5p/kg Low Woodedge; 171.5p/kg Ouzelthorn Farm; 147.5p/kg Middle Lee, The Old Stable. Hfd: 154.5p/kg Cabus Nook . BB: 221.5p/kg Norbreck Farm. AA: 171.5p/kg Cabus Nook; 161.5p/kg Staffords Farm; 144.5p/kg Borwick Fold Farm. MRI: 129.5p/kg Village Farm. b 107.5p/kg Borwick Fold. Mont: 127.5p/kg Dove Cote. SRW: 147.5p/kg Sandvilla.
CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 174.5p/kg Boldens Farm; 159.5p/kg Muffys Platt. Lim: 201.5p/kg Stubbins Farm; 194.5p/kg Tunstall Hall. Hfd: 194.5p/kg Spital Farm.
OTM & UTM STEERS & BULLS – Fr: 187.5p/kg Whinney Carr Farm, Greenfield Barn; 134.5p/kg Greenside Farm. Lim: 199.5p/kg Elm Bank. Hfd: 134.5p/kg Lower Castle O’Trim. AA: 209.5p/kg Underhelm. Brown Swiss: 164.5p/kg Parkside Farm.
BULL CALVES – Fr: £162 Brantbeck Farm; £152 Sandvilla. Lim: £280 Forton Hall. Hfd: £320 Deepclough. AA: £178 Sandvilla. MRI: £330 Sandvilla. BB: £240 Sandvilla. Mont: £182 White Lund.
HEIFER CALVES – Lim: £155 Forton Hall. Char: £350 Deepclough. Hfd: £215 Catshaw Hall. AA: £295 Deepclough; £110 Sandvilla.
HEIFER STIRKS – BB: £480 Moss End Farm.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £240 Sandvilla.
BULLOCK STIRKS – Lim: £300 Deepclough. Mont: £168 Deepclough.

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