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J36 Thursday 03/04/14

Posted Thursday, 03 April 2014, 5.18pm

North West Auctions held its fortnightly sale of store and breeding stock which saw over 250 forward.

A smaller entry of predominantly Black & White cows were put before a full ringside of buyers. Meated Black & Whites regularly 125 – 128p/kg topping at 125.5p/kg for cows from W Garnett & Son of Milnthorpe and R & A Galbraith of Endmoor. Continental cows were in short supply and quality today but topped at 135.5p/kg for a Limousin x cow from GC & G Taylor of Crook. Top price today went to a 32 month old Aberdeen Angus bullock from JW & HM Metcalfe & Son of Gatebeck weighing in at 818 kilos and selling for 184.5p/kg to Les Fell, Settle.

Rearing Calves sold to £355 for a Limousin x bull from JG & BJ Escolme with others at £340 from RJ & KR Wilkinson. British Blue heifers reached £225 with Limousin x to £200. Over half the entry being dairy bulls which sold to £130 from RG & J Clark with young rearers £55-70.

Store cattle sold to £1045 for British Blue x bullocks from Mrs E Tuer who also sold Simmental x to £1020. Summering bullocks regularly £900 - £1000 with yearlings to £950 from DJ & EA Park. Heifers sold to £965 with others £915 & £905. Yearlings £770/£890. Only a single bull forward making £760.

Dairy cattle saw fresh calved cows sell to £1620 from J & PA Jackson with heifers from the same home to £1650.

TOP PRICES
CAST COWS – Fr: 129.5p/kg Ackenthwaite, Carter House; 127.5p/kg Strickland Hill; 124.5p/kg Elm Tree, Cautley Farm; 121.5p/kg Spout House. Lim: 137.5p/kg High Farm; 131.5p/kg Southways; 119.5p/kg Broad Oak. Blonde: 121.5p/kg Southways. BB: 139.5p/kg Far Orrest. AA: 134.5p/kg Bank House Farm. Shorthorn: 121.5p/kg School House. SRW: 119.5p/kg Cracalt Farm.
CAST HEIFERS – Lim: 159.5p/kg Bank House Farm.
OTM BULLS/STEERS – Fr: 141.5p/kg Low Bracken Hall. AA: 184.5p/kg Low Bracken Hall. Gall: 124.5p/kg High Wallabarrow Farm.
STORE BULLOCKS – Fr: £425 Wall End Farm. Lim: £1015 Crabtree Farm; £965 Kirkby Hall; £950 Hollin Hall; £940 Top Thorn Farm; £900 Greaves Farm. Char: £845 Fell House. Sim: £1020 Common Farm. AA: £945 Crabtree Farm; £890 Greaves Farm. Saler: £815 Greaves Farm. BRB: £1045 Common Farm; £960 Greaves Farm; £930 The Coach House; £870 Top Thorn. Mont: £820 Greaves Farm.
STORE HEIFERS – Lim: £915 Crabtree Farm; £890 Hollin Hall; £865 Cooper House; £790 Bramaskew. Char: £865 Cooper House; £760 Fell House. Hfd: £890 Moss House Farm. Sim: £965 Common Farm. AA: £870 Crabtree Farm. Shorthorn: £880 Broad Oak. Saler: £770 Greaves Farm. BRB: £865 The Coach House. Baz: £705 Bannerigg Farm.
STORE BULLS – BRB: £760 Syke House Farm.
BULL CALVES – Fr: £130 Far Audlands; £60 Wyke Farm; £48 Hall Farm; £40 Strickland Hill. Lim: £355 Willoshaw Farm, Low Stanger Thwaite; £285 Green Lane End; £235 Halforth Farm. AA: £270 Low Stanger Thwaite. Stab: £340 High Foulshaw Farm.
HEIFER CALVES - Lim: £200 Green Lane End; £168 Halforth Farm. Sim: £180 Bank House Farm. AA: £135 Wraysholme Tower. BRB: £225 Low Stanger Thwaite.
BULL STIRKS – Fr: £285 Syke House Farm.

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