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Lancaster Friday 17/1/14

Posted Friday, 17 January 2014, 3.20pm

Store Cattle

Another good show of store cattle at NWA Lancaster sees trade top at £1410 for a pair of Limousin Bullocks from J Capstick & Son, Whicham Hall. Store cattle requiring little finishing realised prices similar to that of the prime cattle trade, with proper store cattle being a good trade. Friesians sold to a top of £1040 from EE Thornton & Son, Heaton. Friesians with meat were a good trade today, however any lean Friesians were very steady. Angus bullocks sold to a top of £1240 from J & R Waller, Killington, and averaging £1100. British Blue bullocks sold to a top of £1280 from M & L Preece, Kirkby Lonsdale, with all forward averaging £1060.

Limousin heifers sold to a top of £1160 from MG & J Parker, Wennington, with Angus heifers at the same money from I & ME Askew, New Hutton. British Blue heifers from J & M Cottam, Nether Kellet sold to a top price of £1180.

OTM

An entry of over 80 OTMs forward this morning sold to a ringside of buyers, with trade sharper for all classes. Cast cows topped at 187.5ppk for an Angus from J Redmayne, Samlesbury or £1278 for a Blonde cow from JA & G Gardner, Treales. Black and White cows sold to a top of £134.5ppk from JJ Pennington & Son, Hurst Green, with all black and White cows forward averaging 106.6ppk, 2ppk up on the week. Black and White cast heifers sold to 174.5ppk form FA Brown & Son, Burton in Lonsdale, averaging 147ppk. Limousin cows topped at 154.5ppk from JK & PM Ion, Halton and averaging 124ppk.

Calves

Another good entry of 51 quality calves and stirks forward this morning sell to a top of £440 for an Angus bull stirk from J R Pye, Hatters Farm, who also had Angus heifers at £400. British Blue stirks sold to a top of £428 for a 5month old heifer from A Shepherd, Pressall. British Blue calves sold to £305 for a smart bull from Phillip Halhead, Cockerham, who had others at £288 and £280, with Simmentals from the same home realising £190. Friesian bull calves sold well with 12week stirks selling to £180 from H Halhead & Son, Nether Kellet. Black and White calves sold to a top of £108 from Wallbank Farms Ltd, Abbeystead. A very strong market average of £110 for all black and whites sold, with only one calf selling for less than £62.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – LIM- £1410 Whicham Hall; £1300 Poppy Farm;£1250 Downlands Farm; £1240 Endmoor Farm; £1200 High House Farm; £1200 Birks Farm. FR- £1040 Downlands Farm; £950 Moss House Farm; £900 Hallbeck; £890 Hill Top; £870 Daniel Fold Farm; £860 Park Farm. CH- £830 Farleton House. HE- £1180 Windy Hill Farm; £1180 Raw Head; £1000 Daniel Fold Farm; £970 Colloway Farm. SIM- £1170 The Grange; £1090 Bouthwaite Farm. BA- £1000 Bouthwaite Farm; £760 Farleton House. AA- £1240 Hallbeck; £1240 Causeway Farm; £1190 High Green; £1160 Billinge Hall; £1140 Sowerby Lodge. SHO- £1000 Cock Hall Farm; £620 Bull Bank Farm. CON- £930 Ellers Farm. SA- £900 Colloway Farm. MRI- £540 Bull Bank Farm. WB- £1050 Scotch Green Farm. BS- £700 Middle Ridge Farm. ST- £1110 Low Foulshaw Farm. BRB- £1280 High House Farm;£1180 Pasture House Farm; £1180 Sykes Fold Farm; £1180 Mireside Farm; £1170 Bouthwaite Farm; £1090 Hill Top; £1070 Low Fell End; £1060 White Lee Farm; £1050 The Grange. MO- £970 Fanny House Farm. SRW- £940 Bouthwaite Farm.

STORE HEIFERS – . LIM- £1160 Lodge Farm; £1060 Chestnut House Farm; £1050 Myerscough Hall; £1030 Fern Lea; £980 Croppers Farm AA- £1160 Raw Head; £1120 Lodge Farm; £1110 Myerscough Hall. FR- £890 Tunsteads Farm; £740 Laithwaite; £730 Bolton Fold Farm. CH- £1000 Low Foulshaw Farm; £970 Brown Edge. HE- £1180 Windy Hill Farm. BA- £750 Brow Foot Farm. GA- £440 Croasdale House. CON- £880 Holme Head. WB- £1000 Myerscough Hall. BRB- £1180 Hill Top; £1090 Bouthwaite Farm; £1070 Beaumont Gate; £980 Croppers Farm.

BULLS – LIM- £720 Ancliffe Hall Farm. GA- £400 Croasdale House.

CAST COWS – AA- 187.5 Cuerdale Hall Farm; 177.5 Cobble Hey Farm; 129.5 Well House Farm; 99.5 Middle Slater. FR- 134.5 Dove Cote Farm; 129.5 Bannister Farm; 127.5 Pasture Barn Farm; 121.5 Holme Head; 119.5 High Hardacre Farm; 119.5 Yeat House; 119.5 Forton Hall Farm; 119.5 Abbotson Farm. LIM – 154.5 Avondale; 139.5 High House Farm; 139.5 New House Farm; 127.5 Howriggs; 124.5 Moss House Farm; 114.5 Dubside; 107.5 Fell End Farm; 104.5 Beckfoot Farm. CH – 111.5 Dubside. HE- 129.5 Corney Hill Farm; 121.5 Manor Farm. BA- 149.5 Moss House Farm. BRB- 121.5 White Lee Farm; 119.5 Middle Slater. SHO- 67.5 Gateside Farm. BS- 119.5 Parkside Farm. ST- 114.5 Low Foulshaw Farm. MO- 117.5 Dale Barns; 97.5 Ireby Hall. SRW- 117.5 Dale Barns.

CAST HEIFERS – FR- 174.5 Half Way House; 151.5 Parrox Hall Farm; 144.5 Cock Hall Farm; 117.5 Gibraltar Farm. LIM –129.5 Brow Foot Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS –FR- 169.5 Cock Hall Farm; 104.5 Calcalds Farm. CH-159.5 Lambrigg Park Farm. GA-87.5 Croasdale House.

BULL CALF – BRB - £305 Norbreck Farm; £235 Darwenside Farm . MO- £232 Darwenside Farm. FR- £108 Tills Farm; £102 Catshaw Hall Farm; £100 Blackleach House Farm. AA- £225 Sweetings Farm.

BULL STIRK – FR- £180 Lawsons Farm; AA- £440 Hatters Farm.

HEIFER CALF – LIM- £260 Espford Farm. SIM- £190 Norbreck Farm; £152 Manor Farm. AA- £145 Knowsley Farm; £130 Sweetings Farm; £90 Manor Farm. BRB- £288 Norbreck Farm.

HEIFER STIRK – BRB- £428 Muffys Platt Farm. AA- £400 Hatters Farm.

BULLOCK STIRK – HE- £360 Old Glasson Farm.

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