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Lancaster Friday 21/03/14

Posted Friday, 21 March 2014, 2.34pm

Store Cattle

A catalogued entry of 286 store cattle were met by a ringside of active buyers. Trade was topped by BN Greenwood, Catterall with a pair of 23month Charollais selling to £1650. Limousins from DE & SM Moorhouse, Natland sold to £1520 (24months) with others from PM & ST Entwistle, Abbeystead £1440 (24months). Lim heifers sold to £1150 from WA Hodgson, Whinfell. All Limousin bullocks averaged £1135 with heifers averaging £892. British blue bullocks sold to £1450 for 27month old, from E. Rossall Poulton-le-Fylde. With others from M Shepherd & Sons, Pilling at £1430, all blue bullocks averaged £1002. Blue heifers sold to £1160J & M Wilson, Selside, with others at £1120 from JT & A Armitstead, Selside. All blue heifers averaged £984. Angus bullocks sold to £1280 on two occasions from GJT & V Parkinson, Poulton-le-Fylde and G Sagar & Son, Caton. All AA Bullocks realised a market average of £1133. Angus heifers sold to £1160 from AJ & D Knowles, New Hutton, with all forward averaging just short of £1000. Friesian bullocks sold to £1150, again from M Shepherd & Sons, Pilling with many more selling in excess of £1000/head.

Congratulations to EE Thornton & Sons, Downlands Farm for winning the prize draw for batching cattle in groups of 4 or more.

Calves

A reduced entry of calves forward this morning, selling to a full ringside of buyers. Trade topped at £355 for a smart 35day old British Blue Bull from RT Halhead, Cockerham. A young, 38day, Lim bull from J & EV Thompson & Son sold to £168. Black and White calves sold to £122 from Drinkall Bros. Montbeliarde bulls from JK Birkett, Morecambe sold to £102 and £100. More calves could have been sold to the vendor’s advantage.

Cast Cows

Less cast cows forward this morning were met by a strong trade for all classes. Trade topped at 179.5ppk for a British Blue Cast heifer from G & ID Postlethwaite, Howgill or £1119 from JB & JB Lawson, Cockerham, with a cast Friesian heifer. Black and White cast cows topped at 134.5ppk (x2) from WN & D Smith & Sons, Cockerham with an overall average 114.5ppk. Lim cows sold to 161.5ppk from RS & BA Harker, Holme and 149.5ppk JH Atkinson & Ptnrs, Selside. All Lim cows averaged 137.5ppk.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – CH- £1650 Daniel Fold Farm; £1460 Sykes Fold Farm; £1400 Intack Farm; £1290 High House Farm; £1200 Lentworth Farm; £1100 The Bungalow; £980 Springfield Moss. LIM- £1520 High House Farm; £1440 Lentworth Farm; £1360 Whelpside Farm; £1320 2 Old Woodhouse; £1290 St Anne’s Farm; £1240 Cragg Farm; £1230 Cockrigg Farm. BRB- £1450 Sykes Fold Farm; £1430 Pasture House; £1120 Snapewood Farm; £1100 The Bungalow; £1070 Birch Croft; £1040 Ivy Farm; £980 Croft House; £950 Springfield House. BA- £1360 Intack Farm; £810 Ivy Cottage. SIM- £1350 Hilderstone Farm; £1190 Daniel Fold Farm; £1140 Bouthwaite Farm; £920 Ivy Cottage. ST- £1300 Low Foulshaw Farm. AA- £1280 Moss View; £1280 New Parkside; £1250 New Ridge Farm; £1240 Sunderland Brows Farm; £1200 Snapewood Farm; £1200 The Bungalow; £1190 Hall Croft Barn; £1180 Ingrave Farm; £1150 Isle Of Skye Farm. WB- £1180 Ingrave Farm. FLE- £1160 Pasture House Farm. SHO- £1150 Ingrave Farm; £1080 Hilderstone Farm; £970 Bouthwaite Farm. FR- £1150 Pasture House Farm; £1090 Moss View; £1040 Snapewood Farm; £1000 Downlands Farm; £960 Sunderland Brows Farm; £940 Cockrigg Farm; £940 Rowell Farm. HE- £1010 Croft House. MRI- £940 Rowell Farm. MO- £920 Croft House; £650 Grisedale Farm. SD- £850 23 Market Street. SRW- £740 Middle Ridge Farm; £660 Wyre Farm.

STORE HEIFERS – SD- £1210 Ingrave Farm; £800 Market Street. AA- £1160 Windy Hill Farm; £1130 New Parkside Farm; £1090 Bouthwaite Farm; £1040 Hare Apple Tree; £1030 Elmridge Farm; £1000 Well House Farm; £970 Moss View; £770 Eskew Beck. BRB- £1160 Cooper House; £1130 Croppers Farm; £1120 Bouthwaite Farm; £1110 Cracalt Farm; £1090 Cragg Farm; £1070 Corney Hill Farm; £1020 Ivy Farm; £970 Sandham Farm.LIM- £1150 Whelpside Farm; £1130 Croppers Farm; £1100 Ivy Farm; £1060 Cooper House; £1040 Hare Apple Tree; £970 Croft House; £940 Springfield House; £660 Laneside Farm. CH- £1140 Bouthwaite Farm; £1130 Croppers Farm; £900 Bull Bank Farm. SIM- £1080 Ingrave Farm; £960 Ivy Cottage. HE- £790 Grisedale Farm.

BULLS – LIM- £650 Cross Farm.

CAST COWS – LIM- 161.5 Overthwaite Farm; 149.5 Mosergh Farm; 147.5 Millbeck Bungalow; 144.5 Springfield; 141.5 Todds Farm; 134.5 St Annes Farm; 134.5 Stonehead. BRB- 151.5 Low Moor Head. SIM- 141.5 Carlingwha. FR- 134.5 Cocker House Farm; 131.5 Parkside Farm; 129.5 Catshaw Hall Farm; 129.5 Downlands Farm; 129.5 Bank End Farm; 127.5 Birks Farm; 127.5 Stubb Hall Farm; 124.5 Manor Farm; 124.5 Boon Town Farm.

CAST HEIFERS – BRB- 179.5 Riddings; 137.5 Higher Hollinhead Farm. FR- 171.5 Bank End Farm; 134.5 Whinn Yeats; 129.5 Parkside Farm; 114.5 Hoggetts Lane Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS – FR- 169.5 Cock Hall Farm; 137.5 Stubbins House Farm.

BULL CALF – BRB- £355 Norbreck Farm. LIM- £168 Hood Ridding Farm. MO- £102 White Lund Farm. FR- £122 Catshaw Hall Farm; £65 Blackwood End.

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