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Lancaster Friday 6/9/13

Posted Friday, 06 September 2013, 3.07pm

Busy Friday at Lancaster with over 600 Cattle Forward

Store Cattle

An entry of 450 store cattle passed through the ring at Lancaster selling to a sharper trade then the previous week. The trade was topped by M & L Preece of High House selling a Limousin steer for £1590 at 26months old selling to Frank Towers of Curwin Hill. This was closely followed by TE & A Galbraith of Endmoor with a trio Charolais steers selling for £1510. Angus steers sold to £1450 from JD & GM Bracken of Greenlands farm closely followed by Shorthorns from JA & LR Wilson of Dunningwell Farm selling for £1430. Heifers topped at £1360 from T & L Kirkham of Ingrave Farm selling a 26 month old Simmental.

OTM and Cast Cattle

There was over 100 cattle pass through the OTM and Cast Cow ring with all types of cow in stronger demand and easier to sell. Top price was 214.5ppk for a Cast Limousin heifer from M & L Preece of High House who also sold a heifer for 204.5ppk. Dairy cows topped a 167.5ppk from PW & JM Norris & Son of Priory Farm. Continental cows averaged towards 150ppk with dairy cows averaging 125ppk.

Calves & Stirks

A larger entry forward this week with a bumper entry of stirks which created a lot of interest for the large crowd down at the calf end. Topping the day’s trade was a British Blue steer from AJ Pye of Preesall selling for £595 who also sold British Blue steers to £550 and £545. John Young of Moss End Farm sold a trio of five and half month old British Blue steers for £490 JA & LR Wilson of Dunningwell. Calves topped at £352 from James Knipe, Todds Farm with a Hereford Heifer selling to John Bell of Bull Bank Farm. Bull calves sold to £312 from D & V Travis of Manor Farm with a stylish Simmental selling to Danny Coates of Stirk Hey.

Breeding Sheep & Store Lambs

Store lambs at Lancaster continue to be a strong trade considering the recent dip in the Prime Lamb trade. Texel lambs from Ian and Simon Gorst at Cragg Farm sold to £58.50 and £57 with long keep Suffolks from MG & SM Elston of Lydiate Farm selling for £54.50.

Breeding sheep sold to a sticky trade with Mule gimmer shearling topping at £148 from Gordon and Sheila Taylor of Beethams Farm selling to Ian Gibson of Singleton Park. Continental ewes sold to £127 from Andrew Butler of Parks Farm to JA Airey of Old Croft. Rams were in strong demand selling to £420 from Brian and David Preston selling to AP Smith of Tenters Farm for Texel shearling rams. Texels shearling rams from the same home also sold to £400, £320 and £300. Texel Lambs sold to £260 and £230 from David Preston.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS-

FR- £1190 Low Levens; £1060 Church Street; £990 £980 Milton Moor Farm; £990 Hilderstone Farm LIM- £1590 High House Farm; £1390 £1310 £1290 Kilburn House; £1370 Colt Park; £1300 Tenters Farm; £1300 £1290 New Close; £1290 Low Barrows Green; £1280 Old Woodhouse; £1270 High Green CH- £1510 Crooklands Farm; £1320 Daniel Fold Farm; £1300 Greenlands Farm; £1290 Fellside Farm; £1240 Old Woodhouse; £1170 King Bank Farm HE- £1310 North Farm; £1200 Thwaite Gate Farm; £1120 Windy Hill Farm; £750 Hall More; £640 Scar Close SIM- £1260 £1210 Daniel Fold Farm; £1120 Thwaite Gate Farm; £1120 Ingrave Farm; £1020 Colt Park AA- £1450 £1350 Greenlands Farm; £1410 High Green; £1390 £1340 Underhelm Farm; £1390 Croppers Farm; £1360 Low Levens; £1330 Weavers Farm SHO- £1430 Dunningwell Farm; £840 Thwaite Gate Farm; £650 28 Ladyacre GA- £940 Cock Hall Farm CON- £1090 Cock Hall Farm BRB- £1400 Green Close; £1380 Church Street; £1290 Greenbank Farm MO- £1340 Fanny House Farm; £1040 Croft House ; £860 Grisedale Farm SRW- £1310 Fanny House Farm; £860 Grisedale Farm; £730 Wyre Farm; £600 Bull Bank Farm DE- £1040 Longlands Farm

STORE HEIFERS–

LIM- £1380 £1230 Dunningwell Farm; £1140 Holly House Farm; £1040 Carter House; £970 Adamsons Farm; £940 Bull Bank Farm; £920 Hazelslacks Tower Farm CH- £1290 Greenlands Farm; £1210 £930 Langthwaite Heights HE- £1280 Windy Hill Farm; £1030 Jolley Fold Farm; £200 Forgewood House SIM- £1360 Ingrave Farm; £1180 Roseacre Hall AA- £1350 Underhelm Farm; £1150 Croppers Farm; £1150 Langthwaite Heights; £1100 Windy Hill Farm; £1070 Bank House Farm; £1030 Adamsons Farm SHO- £950 White Lee Farm; £660 28 Ladyacre GA- £200 Forgewood House BRB- £1190 £1090 Kitchen Ground Farm; £1190 Roseacre Hall; £1130 Cracalt Farm; £1050 Adamsons Farm; £960 Fell End Farm

CAST COWS–

FR- 167.5 Priory Farm; 151.5 High House Farm; 147.5 Lane Ends Farm; 144.5, 139.5 Boldens Farm; 141.5 Gulf Farm; 141.5 Far Lodge; 139.5 Cocker House Farm; 139.5 Walkers I’th Fields; 139.5, 137.5 Chapel House LIM- 161.5, 141.5 White Carr Farm; 159.5 Greenways; 154.5 High Underbarrow Farm; 154.5, 151.5 Fell End Farm; 151.5 Cringleber; 144.5 Hazelslack Tower Farm; 131.5 Cliftons Farm CH- 144.5 King Bank Farm HE- 147.5, 141.5, 139.5 Cringleber; 144.5, 139.5 Mosergh Farm; 129.5 King Bank Farm SIM- 154.5, 137.5 Cringleber BRB-134.5, 124.5 White Carr Farm JE- 131.5 Gulf Farm AA- 131.5 Cringleber; 121.5 Post Office Farm; 107.5 Cliftons Farm SHO- 151.5 Cringleber BS- 139.5 Parkside Farm; 109.5 Walkers I’th Fields DEX- 99.5 91.5 Forgewood House

CAST HEIFERS–

FR-204.5 Parkside Farm; 164.5 Holme House LIM- 161.5 Sykes Farm BRB- 214.5, 204.5 High House Farm; 199.5 Parkside Farm; 191.5 Bank House Farm

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS–

FR- 181.5 Gilsmere Farm; 169.5 High Green LIM- 167.5 River View AA- 144.5 Warton Grange Farm; 124.5 Eskew Beck BRB- 199.5 Gilsmere Farm

BULL CALF–

FR- £128 £112 £108 Tills Farm; £125 £115 £105 Cocker House Farm; £90 Todds Farm SIM- £312 Manor Farm AA- £192 £190 £180 Sandvilla SHO- £60 £55 School House

BULL STIRK–

AA- £435 Lower Langthwaite Farm

HEIFER CALF–

HE- £352 Todds Farm; £210 Sandvilla AA- £230 Sandvilla BRB- £255 Hagg Farm

HEIFER STIRK–

LIM- £410 Lower Langthwaite Farm AA- £450 Moss End Farm; £310 Lower Langthwaite Farm BRB- £450 Moss End Farm

BULLOCK STIRK–

FR- £232 £222 £205 Sellerley Farm JE- £40 Sellerley Farm BRB- £595 £550 £545 Pilling Lane; £490 Moss End Farm

RAM-

SUFF - £180 Lonstripes Farm CHA- £120 Half Penny Lane TEX- £420 £400 £320 Ellers Farm; £260 Mearsbeck Farm; £200 Lower Swainhead Farm

GIMMER SHEARLING-

MASH-£110 Low Garths MULE- £148 Beethams Farm; £140 Bouthwaite Farm; £138 £130 King Bank Farm; £135 Thornbush Farm £130 Lonstripes Farm CHA- £111 Capernwray Hall; £110 Half Penny Lane; £108 Capernwray Hall

STORE SHEEP-

SUFF- £54 £52 Lydiate Farm; £52 Middle Lee Farm MASH- £46 Middle Lee Farm TEX- £57 £55 Cragg Farm; £48 Middle Lee Farm

EWE-

SUFF-£111 £92 Parks Farm Barn; £100 Half Penny Lane; £90 Sullom Side Farm MULE- £102 £78 Lonstripes Farm; £97 Sullom Side Farm CHA- £105 £90 Capernwray Hall; £94 Half Penny Lane TEX- £127 £102 Parks Farm Barn

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