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Lancaster Friday 12/04/13

Posted Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 11.33am

NWA Lancaster 12th April 2013 - A Strong Trade for All Cattle

The weekly sale of store breeding stock attracted an entry of 498 head of stock selling to a ringside full of buyers containing several faces not seen for a while.

Steers reached £1590 for Aberdeen Angus X from E Rossall with Limousin X to £1500 from H Chapman. Other prices to note Charolais to £1480, Blonde D’Aquitaine £1440, Hereford £1390, British Blue £1370 with Holstein Friesian £1170, 172 sold averaged £1032!!. Heifers reached £1300 for British Blue Cross from R Escolme with others at £1270, £1200, £1140, all sold averaged £928. Young bulls reached £900 for smart suckler bred Limousin Cross from G Riley with others £860, £790.

Younger cattle sold keen interest from farmer buyers with more needed each week.

Cast/OTM cattle averaged £909 (143p/kg) which is (ahead of other local centres however you make the comparison!!) Top being 184p/kg for beef cows from A&MJ Mason and 167p/kg for beef cows from EW&RM Towers. OTM heifers peaked at 219p/kg from G&AS Whitaker with steer’s 227p/kg from O Butler.

Rearing calves fell short of demand due to farmers taking advantage of ground working conditions.

£335 was paid for British Blue Cross bull from C Wilson with others £315 . Dairy Bulls reached £190 for Montbeliarde Cross from JK Birkett with others £188, £165. Holstein Friesian reached £120, £118 from G & ME Woodhouse & Son with all averaging £71.

Bull stirks reached £555 for Aberdeen Angus Cross with Simmental X £435, heifers £445 for Aberdeen Angus Cross.

Ewes and lambs reached £165 for two crop mule ewes with twins from P Pye with four crop mules £162 from T M Townley. Singles reached £115 for aged ewes.

Please advise of entries by Wednesday to help with informing buyers.

Top Prices

Cast/OTM Cattle

HF: 169.5 Holme Head; 167.5 Holme House Farm; 164.5 North Farm; 159.5 Lathwaite Farm; 159.5 Corney Hall. LIM: 179.5 Farleton House; 179.5 Beckfoot Farm; 174.5 Low Pleasant; 171.5 Cringleber; 169.5 Mosergh Farm. SIM: 184.5 Cartref. BRB: 179.5 Farleton House; 169.5 Low Pleasant; 124.5 The Old Stable. AA: 149.5 Cringleber. BS: 159.5 Sowerby Lodge; 137.5 Greenalls Farm. MO: 179.5 Cumming Carr Farm. LH: 147.5 2 Low Oaks.

Cast Heifers:

HF: 171.5 Cumming Carr Farm. LIM: 207.5 Brow Foot Farm. AA: 199.5 Brow Foot Farm. MO: 219.5 199.5 Johnson House.

Cast Steers/Bulls:

LIM: 227.5 199.5 191.5 Elm Bank Farm

Store Steers:

HF: £1170 2 Church Street; £1110 Hallbeck; £1040 Hawkrigg End; £990 Endmoor farm; £920 Spital Farm. LIM: £1500 £1480 Millbeck; £1450 Low Fell End; £1400 £1380 Lentworth Farm; £1280 Hilderstone Farm; £1250 Intack Farm. CHA: £1480 £1410 Millbeck; £1270 Burnt House; £1120 Bouthwaite Farm; £1080 The Bungalow; £1060 Hawkrigg End. HE: £1390 2 Church Street; £1340 Spital Farm; £1290 Windy Hill Farm; £1280 Underhelm Farm; £1270 Far Mount Barrow Farm. SIM: £1230 Sullom Side Farm; £1200 West Lynn; £1020 Low Fell End. BLO: £1440 Millbeck. AA: £1590 Sykes Fold Farm; £1490 Sowerby Lodge; £1460 Underhelm Farm; £1310 New Parkside Farm; £1270 Lodge Farm. DSH: £820 Lee End Farm. STA: £1110 The Bungalow. BRB: £1370 Sykes Fold Farm; £1240 Ivy Barn; £1200 Cotestones Farm; £1180 Sullom Side Farm; £950 Clawthorpe Lodge. MO: £1100 £1080 Jane Lane Farm. BAZ: £1500 Millbeck. LH: £720 High Underbarrow.

Store Heifers:

LIM: £1140 Capernwray Hall; £1110 Lodge Farm; £1090 Bouthwaite Farm; £1050 New Parkside Farm; £1050 Mireside Farm; £1010 Far Orrest; £990 Ivy Barn. CHA: £1140 Burnt House; £1120 £1060 Cartref; £1050 Bouthwaite Farm; £970 Intack Farm. HE: £1120 Spital Farm. SIM: £1060 Bouthwaite Farm; £950 Manor House Farm. BLO: £11030 Farleton House; £1080 Brow Foot Farm; £990 Ivy Farm. AA: £1200 Ivy Barn; £1130 2 Church Street; £1120 New Parkside Farm; £1040 Sandholme Farm. BRB: £1300 Ivy Barn; £1230 Capernwray Hall; £1070 Manor House Farm; £1070 Bouthwaite Farm; £1060 Pasture House Farm; £1030 Mireside Farm.

Store Bulls:

LIM: £900 £860 £790 Mearsbeck Farm.

Bull Calves:

HF: £120 £118 Boldens Farm; £100 £75 Blackleach House; £45 Bannister Farm. AA: £290 Hill Dale. BRB: £355 Nether Hall Farm; £315 Kitchen Ground Farm. MO: £190 £188 £165 £108 White Lund Farm;.

Heifer Calves:

AA: £220 Hill Dale.

Bull Stirk:

HF: £330 Boldens Farm; £240 £225 Brunstow. SIM: £435 Herdman House. AA: £555 128 Church Lane.

Heifer Stirk:

AA: £445 128 Church Lane; £245 Herdman House.

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