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Lancaster Friday 22/1/16

Posted Friday, 22 January 2016, 4.21pm

Store Cattle

The weekly sale of store cattle had a firm trade for all types of cattle. Vendors with smaller young cattle certainly should not be put off bringing cattle to Lancaster. Store cattle sold in excess of £1300 for short keep cattle topping at £1380 for an Angus steer from Joe Davis of Weavers Farm. Four Charollais Bullocks from H Chapman & Son sold to £1340. Heifers realised a top of £1220 for a trio of Charollais from BN Greenwood. Friesians sold to a top of £1070 from O & H Melling, Kirkham. Both bullocks and heifers averaged just shy of £1000.

Cast Cows

A good show of cast cows and OTMs forward today sold to a top of 199.5ppk, for a Charollais Bullock or £1349, for a Holstein Bull, from RA Gibbon and JS & KM Wilson & Son respectively. Black and white cows a better trade, with less parlour cows forward, topping at 167.5ppk from S Kellet & Son, Pilling and heifers to 157.5ppk from the same home. An overall average of 108.2ppk for all forward.

Rearing Calves and Stirks

A useful entry of young calves this morning saw trade top at £255 for a Blue Bull from RT Halhead, Cockerham. Native bred calves again seemed to be the best trade, with Herefords from Steve Mason sell to £232 and Angus’ from the same home to £230. Black and White calves sold to a top of £140 from Clive and Liam Baxter, Middleton. No real eye catchers today, strong rearers £70-£90 and plainer calves £35-£65.
A run of stirks closed the sale and met the fastest trade of the day, topping at £610 for a run of Blue Bullocks and averaging £548 at 6months. Black and White bullocks at 5months topped at £300 and averaged a solid £292.
Don’t forget the Stirk sale next Friday, 29th January at 9:45. Entries to Will on 07976646035 by Tuesday 10am.

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS – AA: £1380 Weavers Farm; £1190 Low Levens; £1190 Boundary House. BRB: £1340 Wyre Farm; £1280 Fell End Farm; £1270 Pasture House Farm. CH: £1340 Millbeck; £1280 West Lynn; £1090 Brown Edge. LIM: £1270 High House Farm; £1200 Forton Bank Farm; £1190 Abbotson Farm. SIM: £1220 West Lynn; £1200 Low Moor Head Farm; £1050 Old Woodhouse. HE: £1160 Weavers Farm; £1130 Raw Head; £1090 Stoney Fold Farm. SRW: £1140 Newsham Hall Farm; £950 Wyre Farm. BAZ: £1080 The Bungalow. FR: £1070 Grange Farm; £920 Newsham Hall Farm; £880 Low Levens.
STORE HEIFERS – BRB: £1200 Hall Croft Barn; £1170 Greenlands Farm; £1100 Foredales Farm. AA: £1140 Church Street; £1080 Raw Head; £1030 Croppers Farm.CH: £1220 Daniel Fold Farm; £1050 Gunnerthwaite; £980 Helm Croft. SIM: £1090 Windy Hill Farm; £1040 Helm Croft. LIM: £1090 Church Farm; £1060 Bouthwaite Farm; £1000 Foredales Farm. HE: £960 Rowell Farm. FR: £800 Higher Shuttlingfields Fm.
CAST COW – FR: 167.5 Pilling Hall; 124.5 Allcocks Farm; 119.5 Lane Ends Farm. LIM: 164.5 Nether Hall Farm; 151.5 Ouzelthorn Farm; 129.5 New House Farm. AA: 137.5 Halton Park Farm. BRB: 119.5 Orphan Crag Barn; 107.5 Whinney Garth. BRB: 119.5 Ouzelthorn Farm. MON: 117.5 White Lund Farm; 117.5 Cumming Carr Farm; 104.5 Lane House. SRW: 117.5 White Lund Farm. SIM: 117.5 Kate Farm. CON: 109.5 White Lund Farm.
CAST HEIFER – MON: 169.5 Cumming Carr Farm; 164.5 White Lund Farm. FR: 157.5 Pilling Hall; 147.5 Brown Brook; 144.5 Sweetings Farm.
CAST STEER – CH: 199.5 Market Street. SD: 147.5 Market Street. SIM: 144.5 Kate Farm. FR: 144.5 Liscoe Farm; 104.5 Newsham Hall Farm.
CAST BULL – LIM: 139.5 Woodside Farm. FR: 111.5 High House; 109.5 Holme House Farm.
HEIFER CALF – BRB: £230; £220 Norbreck Farm; £150 North Farm. AA: £195 Tills Farm.
BULL CALF – BRB: £255 Norbreck Farm; £245 North Farm; £202 Arnside Tower Farm. HE: £232 Birkland Barrow. AA: £230 Birkland Barrow. MON: £160 White Lund Farm. FR: £140 New Brows Farm; £80 Park Lane Farm; £70 Cocker House Farm.
BULLOCK STIRK – BRB: £610 Oak Avenue. FR: £300 Firtree Cottage.

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