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Lancaster Friday 04/07/14

Posted Friday, 04 July 2014, 2.38pm

Store Cattle

An increased entry of 179 store cattle forward this morning. Trade was similar to the previous week with the quality on animals on show not quite the same. Trade was topped by DM Bargh, Morecambe with a 27month British Blue Steer selling to £1190, with Limousin and BrB Steers from the same home selling to £1180. Charollais sold to £1170 from Cowell & Moore, Woodplumpton for 27-28month steers. Heifers sold to £1140 for a 23month Angus from TD Inman, Crooklands. Stronger Black and Whites sold to a top of £780. Once again buyers were actively seeking Farm Assured cattle.

Congratulations to Cowell & Moore who won the £15 lunch voucher for batching four or more cattle together.

Cast Cows

A fraction more in terms of numbers with 62 forward this morning. Trade was topped by JE Bracken, St Michaels, selling a Lim Heifer to 164.5ppk or £1458 for a cast bull from EJ Ward & Son, Nether Kellet. Beef cows sold to a top of 149.5ppk again from JE Bracken and T Ayrton & Sons, Abbeystead, both with Limousins. Black and White cows sold to a top of 144.5ppk from D Fox & Co. Bay Horse. Black and White heifers sold to a top of 139.5ppk from ID Inman. Overall cast cows averaged 114ppk with black and whites averaging 110ppk.

Calves

A reduced entry on the week with best sorts short of buyers requirements. Black and White calves sodlt o a top of £150 for a 1m11day from Wallbank Farms. A run of young calves from J Hoggarth & Son, Slyne sold to £195 for a 23day blue bull and £188 for a blue heifer. Nice Angus calves forward sold to £258 from Wallbank Farms and £205 from J Pye, Hatters Farm. Once again farmer buyers were ringside looking for calves and stirks.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – BRB - £1190 £1180 Bradlow Farm; £1140 Rowell Farm; £1120 £1080 Greenbank Farm; £1080 £1050 Godson House Farm; £1020 King Bank Farm; £1020 Hawkrigg End. LIM - £1180 Bradlow Farm; £1080 Intack Farm; £1080 55 Meadow Park; £1040 New Ridge Farm; £1000 Hawkrigg End; £1000 Cantsfield Hall. CH - £1170 Newsham Hall Farm; £980 Hawkrigg End; £940 Greenbank Farm; £860 Ivy Cottage. BA - £1160 King Bank Farm; £900 Ivy Farm. AA - £1150 £1140 North Farm; £1140 Godson House Farm; £1100 Longlands Farm; £1090 Myerscough Hall; £1090 Weavers Farm; £1070 King Bank Farm. SIM - £1030 King Bank Farm; £890 Myerscough Hall. MO - £970 Forton Bank Farm. SHO - £970 Greenbank Farm. ST - £930 Squires Gate Farm. HF - £780 £740 Newsham Hall Farm; £770 Rowell Farm; £750 Ninezergh; £680 Myerscough Hall; £630 Middle Ridge Farm. SRW - £560 Buck Bank Farm.

STORE HEIFERS – AA - £1140 £1090 Milton Moor Farm; £1080 King Bank Farm; £1040 Brow Foot Farm; £1030 Jolley Fold Farm; £1020 Myerscough Hall. CH - £1110 £1020 Greenlands Farm; £1100 Ivy Cottage; £1080 Newsham Hall Farm; £930 Tunstead Farm; £770 Sandhole Farm. LIM - £1100 Greenlands Farm; £1010 New House Farm; £940 Hazelslack Tower Farm; £930 Brow Foot Farm; £920 Sykes Fold Farm. HE - £1080 Windy Hill Farm; £870 Muffy Platt Farm. SIM - £1030 £940 Jolley Fold Farm; £880 Ivy Farm. BA - £980 King Bank Farm; £970 Sykers Fold Farm; £650 Grate Farm. BRB - £830 £790 Hall Bank; £770 Sandhole Farm; £700 Home Barn.

STORE BULLS – MO - £640 Cumming Carr Farm. AA - £570 Cumming Carr Farm.

CAST COWS – LIM – 149.5 New House Farm; 149.5 Yates Farm; 139.5 127.5 Cockrigg Farm. SIM – 147.5 Intack Farm. AA – 129.5 124.5 Post Office Farm; 119.5 High Hallbeck; 114.5 111.5 Higher Hollinhead Farm. MO – 129.5 New House Farm; 84.5 Littlewood Hall farm. HF – 127.5 124.5 Lathwaite Farm; 124.5 Chapel House; 121.5 Bank End Farm; 121.5 Chapel house; 121.5 Tunsteads Farm; 119.5 Dove Cote Farm. CH – 107.5 Rowell Farm.

CAST HEIFERS – LIM – 164.5 New House Farm; 121.5 Cockrigg Farm. HF – 144.5 Holly House Farm; 139.5 137.5 Milton Moor Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS – LIM – 141.5 137.5 Nether Hall Farm. CH – 121.5 Intack Farm. HF – 117.5 Buck Bank Farm; 69.5 Forton Bank Farm.

BULL CALF – BRB - £195 Manor House Farm. AA - £150 £148 Manor House Farm. HF - £150 £132 Tills Farm; £70 Hatters Farm.

HEIFER CALF – AA - £258 Tills Farm; £205 Hatters Farm. BRB - £188 £178 Manor House Farm.

BULL STIRK – HF - £220 Bank End Farm.

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