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Lancaster Friday 9.5.14

Posted Friday, 09 May 2014, 4.41pm

Store Cattle

After two busy weeks and instability in deadweight prices, less stores forward this morning with 226 going under the hammer. Trade topped at £1390 from H Morgan, Stalmine, with a strong Lim bullock. Angus bullocks sold to £1300 from Cowell & Moore, Woodplumpton with Angus heifers from the same home selling to £1120. Hereford bullocks sold to £1280 from WN & HM Barton, Kirkby Lonsdale with heifers to £1170 from AJ & D Knowles, New Hutton.

The top 21 beasts all sold in excess £1200 showing that it is still advantageous to sell through the ring live. Proper summering cattle were still good to sell, with AW & AM Park & Sons, Ellel selling British Blue bullocks at 16month to £810.

Congratulatulations go to AW & AM Park & Son, Ellel for winning the £15 lunch voucher draw for batching 4 or more cattle together.

Cast Cows

A decent entry of OTMs forward this morning sold to 149.5ppk or £1385 for a big Limousin bull from WA Ward & Son, Slyne. Closely followed by R & E Ladds, Scalthwaiterigg with a cast Blue heifer selling to 144.5ppk. Cast dairy cows sold to a top of 129.5ppk from A & AM Burrow, Hutton Roof. cast dairy cows averaged 108.3ppk. Cast dairy heifers sold to 129.5ppk from Kelsall & Wood, Scotforth, with all forward averaging 121.4ppk. Beef cows sold to a top of 144.5ppk for a Lim cow from JA & SM Allen, Windermere. Buyers comments around the ring were NWA Lancaster trade for OTMs was some 10ppk up on other local competitors.

Calves & Stirks

Good numbers of calves forward this morning, with the majority being black and whites. Trade saw quality black and whites in demand selling to a top of £125 from Drinkall Bros, Catshaw Hall. Well fleshed types regularly £100+ with good sorts often £58-£78. Continental calves sold to a top of £350 for a blue bull from T & CM Kelsall & Sons, Chipping with blue heifers from the same home selling to £320. Lim heifers sold to £310 & £300 from CR & A Baxter & Son, Middleton.

Stirk trade was brisk for continentals, with Simmental bulls from JR & M Ayrton, Cockerham selling to £590 with others at £540. British Blue heifers sold to £575 & £510 from FW Rhodes & Son, Ellel. Angus bulls from P Baterbee, Goosnargh sold to £485.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – LIM- £1390 £1310 West Lynn; £1300 High House Farm; £1220 Whelpside Farm; £1200 £1140 Daniel Fold Farm; £1160 Millbeck; £1070 Walmsley Fold. AA - £1300 Newsham Hall Farm; £1250 Abrahams Farm; £1190 Low Levens; £1180 High Green; £1070 £1040 Gilthwaiterigg; £1020 Sandholme Farm; £1010 11 Kimberley Avenue. CH - £1290 West Lynn; £790 The Borrans. SM – 1280 West Lynn;£1140 Kate Farm; £1010 Bouthwaite Farm. HE - £1280 £1240 Woodend Farm; £1240 Raw Head; £1120 Gulf Farm; £1070 10 Salisbury Road; £1020 Whinney Garth; £840 Springfield. BB - £1230 Moorham Hill Nurseries; £1160 Benson Hall; £1140 £1070 Walmsley Fold; £1030 Lodge Farm; £1030 Raw Head. ST - £1100 £1070 Millbeck. HF - £980 Low Levens; £870 Cockrigg Farm; £790 Benson Hall; £670 Middle Ridge Farm; £650 Chestnut House Farm. SHO - £950 Bouthwaite Farm. MO - £850 Fanny House Farm. SRW - £850 £810 Fanny House Farm;

STORE HEIFERS – CH - £1180 Newsham Hall Farm; £1140 Stirzakers Farm; £1050 Sandholme Farm. HE - £1170 Windy Hill Farm. BRB - £1140 Abrahams Farm; £1140 Benson Hall; £1040 Raw Head; £980 Bouthwaite Farm; £970 Barnfield Farm; £970 Roseacre Hall. AA - £1120 Newsham Hall Farm; £1060 Rowell Farm; £990 11 Kimberley Avenue; £960 Park Farm. LIM - £1110 Rowell Farm; £1100 Graining Field; £1060 Cockrigg Farm; £980 Bouthwaite Farm; £950 Chestnut House Farm. WB - £1110 £900 Rowell Farm. JE - £990 11 Kimberley Avenue. SM - £790 £750 10 Salisbury Road; £770 Whinney Garth. BA - £740 Whinney Garth.

BULLS – AA - £640 Gilthwaiterigg.

CAST COWS – LIM- 144.5 Barker Knott; 134.5 Farleton House; 134.5 1 River View; 131.5 Middle Lee Farm. BRB – 141.5 Pasture Barn Farm; 131.5 Raw head. AA – 134.5 Gilthwaiterigg. BB – 134.5 Springfield; 134.5 Hill Top. HF – 129.5 Whin Yeats; 124.5 Allcocks Farm; 124.5 Lathwaite Farm; 121.5 Pasture Barn Farm; 121.5 Oak Bank; 121.5 Linghaw Farm; 119.5 Barrow Greaves Farm. MRI – 124.5 Cragg Farm. MO – 119.5 Ireby Hall. SRW – 111.5 Kilntree Farm.

CAST HEIFERS – BRB – 144.5 Benson Hall. BB – 141.5 Russels Farm. LIM – 137.5 Russels Farm. HF – 129.5 124.5 Lower Langthwaite Farm; 127.5 Allcocks Farm; 124.5 117.5 Borrans Farm; 124.5 Whin Yeats; 104.5 Linghaw Farm. JE – 77.5 Cringle Brook Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS – LIM – 149.5 Ancliffe Hall Farm; HF – 129.5 127.5 Upper Foxholes Farm; 114.5 109.5 Catshaw Hall Farm; 111.5 Breedy Butts Farm. SM – 121.5 Stonehead. HE – 111.5 Trapp Farm.

BULL CALF – BRB- £350 Brown Brook. HF - £125 Catshaw Hall Farm; £120 Tills Farm. MO - £88 White Lund Farm. MRI - £35 Sellerley Farm.

BULL STIRK – SM - £590 Bambers Farm. AA - £485 Cringle Brook Farm. HF - £100 Cringle Brook Farm.

HEIFER CALF – BRB- £320 Brown Brook. LIM - £310 New Brows Farm. SM - £190 Deepclough. AA - £160 Barrow Greaves Farm.

HEIFER STIRK – BRB - £575 Barrow Greaves Farm.

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