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Lancaster Friday 25/7/14 - Inc. Early Breeding Sheep

Posted Friday, 25 July 2014, 3.23pm

Store Cattle

A nice show of store cattle today saw 261 pass through the ring, once again well fleshed cattle sold to the vendors advantage. JM & AG Swarbrick & Son, Out Rawcliffe topped trade selling a Lim steer to £1290. British Blues sold to £1240 from regular vendor J & M Cottam, Nether Kellet. Heifers topped at £1210 for Chaollais from Cowell & Moore, Woodplumpton. Black and Whites were met by a misked trade topping at £1210 again from J & M Cottam with others at £940 from EE Thornton & Son, Downlands.

Cast Cows

An entry of 46 cast cows this morning was met by a ringside of buyers. Trade was topped by J & AJ Coates & Son, Westhouse with a Luing Heifer selling to 141.5ppk. Friesian heifers sold to 139.5ppk from WN & D Smith & Son, Cockerham. Black and White cows sold to 127.5ppk from K Whitaker & Son, Bay Horse.

Rearing Calves & Stirks

An entry of 49 calves and stirks this morning. Black and whites met a very sticky trade with best sorts to £80 from GH Sanderson, Catforth. Trade was topped by Phillip Halhead, Cockerham with a cracking 40day British Blue bull selling to £410 with another from the same home selling to £405. Angus bulls from W & G Cornthwaite & Son, Claughton on Brock sold to £300. Younger rearing calves sold to £288 from J Hoggarth & Son, Slyne for Blue bulls and £252 for Angus Heifers from the same home. Stirks from A Shephard, Pressall sold to £530 for Blue Heifers.

Breeding Sheep

The early breeding sheep sale saw all classes of sheep sell to a strong trade with a strong demand from buyers around the ring plenty more could have been sold. Mule gimmer shearlings sold to £150 JM & F Gillett of Mellor with Scotch Mule shearlings from T Smith of Pilling selling to the same price with plenty of pens selling into the £140’s. Texel shearlings sold to £148 for a pen from Chris Alty of Carnforth with other pens of continental shearlings selling around that £140 mark. Mule ewes sold to a strong trade with plenty of buyers around the ring for all ages, one crop ewes sold to £145 from Andrew Bailey of Cornfield house with full mouthed ewes from Mark Parker of Wennington selling to £101. Continental ewes sold to £142 twice firstly from Andrew Butler of Hambleton and then from Andrew Bailey. A couple tups forward today saw a Suffolk shearling from Will Alexander sell to £380.

TOP PRICES:

STORE BULLOCKS – LIM - £1290 Bensons Farm; £1170 Downlands Farm; £1170 Newsham Hall Farm; £1100 Stirk Hey Farm; £1030 King Bank Farm; £990 Fell End. BAZ - £1270 Millbeck. BRB - £1240 £1200 Hill Top; £1200 Pasture House Farm; £1200 Billinge Hall Farm; £1130 Cragg Farm; £1080 Low Bendrigg Farm. AA - £1200 Weavers Farm; £1170 Lower House Farm; £1120 Cragg Farm; £1100 Low Bendrigg Farm; £1090 Longlands Farm; £1090 Greenways Farm. SIM - £1180 Bensons Farm; £1160 £1140 Billinge Hall Farm; £980 £930 Low Bendrigg Farm; £900 Waltons Farm. CH - £1170 Outerthwaite Farm; £1070 Fell End Farm. HE - £1170 £1100 Jane Lane Farm; £1120 Windy Hill Farm; £1100 Low Bendrigg Farm; £1000 Cobble Hey Farm. HF - £1050 Hill Top; £940 Downlands Farm; £890 Cragg Farm; £860 Outerthwaite Farm; £800 Newsham Hall Farm; £790 Coventry Farm. CON - £1030 26 Pinewood Avenue. SHO - £990 Longlands Farm; £970 Gulf Farm; £750 £650 Middle Ridge Farm. MO - £920 Fanny House Farm. BB - £760 Mount Murray. SRW - £740 121 Pilling Lane; £730 Fanny House Farm; £550 Mount Murray.

STORE HEIFERS – CH - £1210 Newsham Hall Farm. BRB - £1150 Hill Top; £1070 Pasture House Farm; £960 11 Kimberley Avenue; £840 Croft House. HE - £1110 Windy Hill Farm; £1070 Jane Lane Farm; £990 Billinge Hall Farm; £980 Cobble Hey Farm; £690 Mount Murray. AA - £1090 High Green; £1080 Low Levens; £1050 Lower House Farm; £1030 Cragg Farm; £1000 Jolley Fold Farm; £1000 Ellers Farm. LIM - £1000 Jolley Fold Farm; £900 Cobble Hey Farm; £890 Brow Foot Farm; £830 Sandhole Farm; £740 Fell End Farm. DEV - £1000 Jolley Fold Farm. SIM - £930 Brow Foot Farm; £690 Mount Murray.

STORE BULLS – SIM - £690 £590 Waltons Farm. HF - £320 Mount Murray.

CAST COWS – CON – 137.5 Braida Garth. BA – 134.5 Braida Garth. AA – 127.5 119.5 King Bank Farm. HF – 127.5 Stirzakers Farm; 124.5 Holmes Farm; 121.5 Waltons Farm; 121.5 Breedy Butts Farm; 117.5 Hoskins Farm; 117.5 Endmoor Farm; 114.5 Sweetings Farm. LIM – 114.5 Braida Garth. HI – 87.5 Barker Knott.

CAST HEIFERS – CON – 141.5 Braida Garth. HF – 139.5 131.5 121.5 Cocker House Farm.

CAST/PRIME BULLS & BULLOCKS - HF – 91.5 Spital Farm.

BULL CALF – BRB - £410 £405 Norbreck Farm; £288 £200 Manor House Farm; £130 Arnside Tower Farm. AA - £300 Matshead Farm; £252 £110 Manor House Farm. HF - £80 £50 Blackleach House Farm; £60 Tills Farm; £35 Arnside Tower Farm.

HEIFER CALF – BRB - £345 Tills Farm; £300 Norbreck Farm. AA - £90 Manor House Farm.

BULL STIRK – BRB - £450 Deepclough. SRW - £380 Deepclough.

HEIFER STIRK – BRB - £530 £320 Muffys Platt Farm; £400 Deepclough. LIM - £450 Deepclough.

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