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Lancaster Friday 15th January 2016

Posted Friday, 15 January 2016, 3.29pm

Cast Cows
A good number of cows forward this morning, with 100 passing through the ring. Quality not quite as strong as last week, resulting in a slightly easier trade than the previous week, however still well above other local centres. Topping the sale was a British Blue cow from O Butler, Kirkham, and realising 154.5ppk. Black and White heifers sold to 141.5ppk from E & N Wright & Son, Allcocks, whilst cows sold to 119.5ppk from GB & EA Metcalf & Son, Holme House and averaged 91ppk.

Not the same quality of stores forward as last week, however all cattle a fraction dearer, contradicting the falling deadweight prices. DE & SM Moorhouse & Son sold a pair of Charollais bullocks at £1310, topping the market. Heifers sold to £1140 for an Angus from J Hitchen, Catterall.

Beef bull calves sold to £340 for a British Blue from JR Pye and Beef heifers to £260 for a Limousin from Ivan Slate r. Native bred calves to £180 for Angus Bulls and £175 for Angus Heifers. Black and Whites to £105. More calves needed to meet buyers requirements.

STORE BULLOCKS – CH: £1310 High House; £1200 Intack Farm; £1190 Sowerby Lodge. AA: £1300 Cragg Farm; £1250 Raw Head; £1220 Low Levens. BRB: £1250 Tarnwater Farm; £1210 Sowerby Lodge; £1110 Carlingwha. LIM: £1230 Whicham Hall; £1140 High House Farm, Kirkby Lonsdale; £1130 High House Farm, Natland. SIM: £1220 Tarnwater Farm; £1150 The Bungalow; £1130 Birch Croft. SLR: £1190 The Bungalow. BA: £1180 Tarnwater Farm. SD: £1150 Sowerby Lodge. HE: £1110 Intack Farm; £1080 Birch Croft; £810 Newton Villa. FR: £1080 Downlands Farm; £990 Intack Farm; £910 Low Levens. GA: £930 Rowell Farm. SHO: £740 Sannat Hall.
STORE HEIFERS – AA: £1140 Ripon Hall; £1140 Cragg Farm; £1100 Well House Farm. BRB: £1080 Brown Edge; £1080 Kendal Hill; £1060 Bouthwaite Farm. LIM: £1080 Brown Edge; £1040 Rowell Farm; £1030 Mireside Farm. HE: £1040 Stoney Fold Farm; £960 Bouthwaite Farm; £840 Ivy Barn.
BULL – LIM: £1080 High House Farm.

CAST COW – BRB: 154.5 Barn Owl Farm. LIM: 149.5 Nether Hall Farm; 147.5 Cragg Farm; 144.5 Barn Owl Farm. FR: 127.5 Stubb Hall Farm; 119.5 Holme House Farm; 117.5 Kitchen Ground Farm. AA: 124.5 Springfield; 114.5 Cringleber. SIM: 119.5 Cringleber. CH: 114.5 Cringleber. SRW: 114.5 Whirw Lund Farm. HE: 114.5 Cringleber; 111.5 Borderigg. SHO: 109.5 Cringleber. MO: 104.5 White Lund Farm. SD: 101.5 Gilthwaiterigg. MO: 104.5 White Lund Farm.
CAST HEIFER – FR: 147.5 Holme House Farm; 141.5 Allcocks Farm. AA: 139.5 Ivy Farm. LIM: 131.5 Birks Farm.

HEIFER CALF – LIM: £260 Hudsbrook Farm. BRB: £250; £230; £200 Norbreck Farm. AA: £175 Tills Farm.
BULL CALF –BRB: £340 Hatters Farm; £270; £265 Norbreck Farm. AA: £180 Hatters Farm. FR: £105 Tills Farm.

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