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Lancaster Friday 15/03/13

Posted Friday, 15 March 2013, 4.38pm

North West Auctions Lancaster sold 534 head of stock to a very buoyant trade with all vendors suited with prices achieved.

Cast/OTM cattle average 136p/kg (£845) with best meated cows 150p/kg and topping at 181p/kg for HF from J Bargh & Son and £1307 from P & M Crackles. Bulls topped at £1666 (239.5p/kg) for BB from Norbreck Genetics.

Store cattle experienced competitive bidding with heifers to £1290 from Colt Park Ltd (119 av £947). Steers reached £1460 for Stab x from JA & R Geldard (193 av £880). A larger number of younger cattle for summering sold to both local farmers and agent buyers.

Less calves this week due to field work taking priority saw B & W to £175 from JM Capstick with a market average of £72. Stirks sold to £555 for AAX bullocks from Msrs Young, heifers £495 from Moss End with AA bulls £500, £490 from HG & DJ Johnson.

The opening sale of ewes & lambs attracted a large crowd of onlookers of both sellers & buyers.

All older ewes this week saw Texel ewes with twins to £160 with others £140, £138. Masham ewes with twins regularly £130 - £138. Singles to £57/life.

The sale of ewes & lambs will be held every Friday. Please advise of entries to assist with informing buyers.

TOP PRICES
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £1160 Rowell Farm; £1150 Lower Lingart; £990 Outerthwaite; £940 Downlands. Lim: £1390 Colt Park, Moorham Hill; £1150 Mount Murray; £1120 Mount Pleasant; £1100 High Green. Char: £1180 Aynsome Manor; £1100 Mount Murray; £1090 Langthwaite Heights; £850 Brown Edge; £790 Cobble Hey. Hfd: £1290 Spout House; £1200 Ingrave Farm; £1120 Staffords Farm; £1090 Aynsome Manor; £790 Stubbins House. Sim: £1400 Moorham Hill; £1340 Sullom Side; £1100 Mount Murray; £810 Coventry Farm. Blonde: £1390 Colt Park. Ayshire: £980 Ingrave Farm. AA: £1350 High House, Nutgill; £1340 Crow Trees; £1310 Hilderstone; £1270 New Parkside; £1240 Staffords Farm. Shorthorn: £1160 Hiderstone; £990 Cottams Farm; £700 Cabus Nook. Gall: £700 Mount Murray. MRI: £500 Hill Dale. Brown Swiss: £790 Coventry Farm. Stab: £1460 Low Foulshaw. BB: £1390 Colt Park, Crow Trees; £1150 Bouthwaite; £1070 Ninezergh; £970 Mount Pleasant.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £1220 Nutgill; £1210 Carlingwha; £1150 Rowell Farm, High Green; £1140 New Parkside; £1110 Bouthwaite. Char: £1290 Colt Park; £1270 Mee Farm; £1190 Langthwaite Heights; £1170 High House; £1130 Market Street. Hfd: £1040 Carlingwha; £930 Jolley Fold; £900 Ingrave Farm. Sim: £1100 High House; £930 Jolley Fold; £860 Mount Murray. Blonde: £860 Mount Murray. AA: £1080 Bouthwaite; £980 Ivy Farm, Higher Brundhurst Farm; £970 Cropper Farm. Stab: £1140 Low Foulshaw. BB: £1160 High House; £1110 Bouthwaite; £1060 Mee Farm; £860 Cottams Farm; £750 Yates Farm.
BULLS – Fr: £720 Cumming Carr. Lim: £575 Mount Murray. BB: £1010 New Villa. Mont: £720 Cumming Carr.
COWS & CALVES – Lim Cows & Calves: £1300 New Grange.
CAST COWS – Fr: 181.5p/kg North Farm; 169.5p/kg Sandvilla; 164.5p/kg Mill Farm; 159.5p/kg Downlands, Bank End; 157.5p/kg Holme House. Lim: 171.5p/kg Low Foulshaw; 169.5p/kg Millbeck; 161.5p/kg Ingrave Farm; 159.5p/kg Norbreck Farm. Blonde: 114.5p/kg Far Orrest. BB: 167.5p/kg 167.5p/kg Cringleber; 164.5p/kg Millbeck. AA: 167.5p/kg Shepherds Farm. MRI: 161.5p/kg Cringleber. Swedish R&W: 171.5p/kg Sandvilla.
CAST HEIFERS – Fr: 184.5p/kg Lower Langthwaite, Arnside Tower; 177.5p/kg Tills Farm; 171.5p/kg Sweetings Farm, Endmoor Farm.
CAST/PRIME BULLS & STEERS – Lim: 224.5p/kg (utm bull) Elm Bank. AA: 131.5p/kg (cast bull) Mill Farm. BB: 239.5p/kg (utm bull) Norbreck Farm
BULL CALVES – Fr: £175 Brantbeck; £112 Blackleach House; £82 Knowsley Farm; £78 Low Brow Top; £30 Westfield House.
BULL STIRKS – BB: £145 Mount Murray. BB: £175 Mount Murray. AA: £500 Walkers Lower Farm; £105 Mount Murray.
HEIFER STIRKS – Lim: £485 Moss End, Sullom Side. AA: £485 Moss End; £372 Stirk Hey. BB: £495 Moss End.
BULLOCK STIRKS – AA: £555 Moss End.

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