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Lancaster Friday 18th November

Posted Friday, 18 November 2016, 4.52pm

Store Cattle

A good show of store cattle again this week at Lancaster with just shy of 400 forward.
Stronger and short term cattle were again good to sell with a full ringside of buyers in attendance, with leaner and longer term cattle harder to sell.

Topping the trade today was a Charolais steer at £1370 from DE & SM Moorhouse, High House Farm with plenty of lots breaking the £1300 mark. The Heifers topped at £1210 for a British Blue from M Shepard & Son, Pasture House Farm. With a hand full of lots over £1100.

NOTE TO VENDORS- vendors are advised to group cattle where possible for financial benefits.

OTM Cattle

Again a large show of 145 cast cattle went under the hammer today at Lancaster, with the trade holding up well throughout.

A large amount of lean cows forward this week but meaty cows sold to a good trade. Topping the cow trade was a Friesian cow at £973.25 from P&EM Mason, Spital Farm. Limousin cows sold to a top of 169.5ppk from AE Atkinson & Son, Stubb Farm. over thirty month old heifer sold to a top of at 189.5ppk or £1155 with an Angus from J Ward & Sons, Intack Farm, with the Steers topping at 197.5ppk or £1185 for a Limousin from J Bargh, Old Woodhouse.

Calves and Stirks

The weekly sale of calves had another strong entry o6 over 60 forward once again at Lancaster. A strong trade as always at Lancaster for the good quality beef calves with the second quality and very young beef calves harder to place as seen in the store cattle ring. Once again at Lancaster calves selling in excess of the £400 mark topping at £410 from MJ Fell Ltd of Chapel House Farm with a British Blue bull calf with heifers from the same good home selling to £375. Plenty of good quality beef calves selling in excess of £300 and young calves with plenty of potential in strong demand with Simmental bull calves at 16 days old selling to £290 from Eddie and Angie Newsham of Sellerley Farm. Weaned black and whites sold to £190 from J & G Thornley of Derby Lodge Farm. A very mixed entry of young and Holstein type calves in made it hard work to sell the black and whites this week.

Top Prices

OTM Cows: LIM: 197.50 Old Woodhouse; 169.50 Stubb Farm; 121.50 Barbon Fell House. AA: 189.50 Intack Farm; 121.50 Toulbrick Farm; 114.50 Yealand Manor. FRI: 149.50 Richmond Hall; 144.50 Mansrigg Hall; 139.50 Berryholme. HER: 149.50 Hall Bank; 109.50 High House Farm. CONT: 149.50 Low Sizergh Farm. B/SWISS: 94.50 Dale Barns. CHAR: 79.50 Brown Edge. SHO: 54.50 Moss End Farm.

Store Bullocks: CHAR: £1370 High House Farm; £1140 Langthwaite; £1020 Lane House. AA: £1360 Greenlands Farm; £1300 Kimberley Avenue; £1300 Middle Grange Farm. BRB: £1340 Pasture House Farm; £1320 North Farm; £1300 Fell End Farm. LIM: £1340 High House Farm; £1310 Station Hotel. SIM: £1180 High Fell Gate; £1040 North Farm. HERE: £1120 Cragg Farm; £1060 Newsham Hall Farm; £1020 Hill Top. SHO: 1040 Ivy House. FR: £1010 Godson House Farm; £950 North Farm; £920 Grizdale. BLO: £1020 Bouthwaite Farm. AYR: £1000 Newsham Hall Farm. CONT: £890 Barker Knott. MON: £840 Lane House; £560 Middle Ridge Farm.
Store Heifers: CHAR: £1150 Bouthwaite Farm; £1120 Langthwaite Heights. AA: £1130 Bouthwaite Farm; £1110 Windy Hill Farm; £1080 11 Kimberley Avenue. SIM: £1080 11 Kimberley Avenue; £1040 Crooklands Farm. LIM: £1080 High Tenement Farm; £1080 Toulbrick Farm; £1060 High House Farm. SHO: £1020 Pasture House Farm. HER: £1000 Raw Head; £960 Windy Hill Farm; £820 Ellers Farm. FRI: 840 Little Town Farm. BULL: FRI: £190 Green Dragon Farm. LIM: £280 Green Dragon Farm.

Heifer Calves: AA: £215, £210 Lower Langthwaite Farm. LIM: £235 North Farm. HERE: £190 Sellerley Farm. SIM: £65 Sellerley Farm. BRB: £375 Chapel House; £350 Tills Farm. BULL: FRI: £190 Derby Lodge Farm; £65 Catshaw Hall Farm. AA: £320 Newhouse Farm; £295 Gibsons Farm; £230 Lower Langthwaite Farm. LIM: £185 Sweetings Farm. HER: £175 Sellerley Farm; £168 Kitchlow Farm. SIM: £290 Sellerley Farm. BRB: £410 Chapel House; £325 Kitchlow Farm.

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