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Lancaster Friday 20th August 2016

Posted Saturday, 20 August 2016, 8.34am

The Good Cattle Trade Continues at Lancaster


Store Cattle
The weekly sale of store cattle at Lancaster, plenty of fleshed cattle in the market today but not quite the quality as seen over previous weeks at Lancaster. The trade was topped by Robin and Margaret Dodgson of Kilburn House selling to £1390 for a pair of Charolais steers and £1,300 for a Charolais steer. Plenty of steers selling in the late twelve hundreds with native cattle topping at £1,270 for a pair of Angus steers from JH Woof & Son of Underhelm with Angus heifers selling to £1,170 from SJ Brass of Ingleton. A few consignments of yearling cattle today at Lancaster was good to see and they sold very well with vendors leaving well pleased with their trade with vendors of all types of cattle strongly advised to take advantage of this strong cattle trade.


OTM Cattle
A disappointing number of cast cows and OTM cattle forward with just 65 forward, especially with the weather breaking more where expected forward for the sale. Beef cows sold to a top of 167.5ppk for a British blue from R & B Parker of Killington and top price of £1,153 for a Limousin cow from AR Edmondson of Hawkswell. Plenty of well fleshed beef cows sold around the 140ppk mark. Cast Angus bulls from WG & E Sutcliffe of Lathwaite Farm sold to £1,194. Friesian cows sold to a top of £1015 from DH & M Kellet & Sons of Boundary House and topped at 124.5ppk for well fleshed dairy cows. An overall market average of 114ppk with dairy cows selling to an average of 102ppk.


Calves and Stirks
A quieter entry of calves and stirks forward this week with many vendors waiting the renowned monthly sale of stirks next week. A fantastic consignment of calves from David and Eileen Wallbank of Abbeystead sold British Blue bulls to £495 and £455 at six weeks old. British blue heifers sold to £380 from J Hitchen of Catteral. Black and white calves eagerly bid for topping at £115 from David and Eileen Wallbank of Abbeystead.

STORE BULLOCK – CH: £1390 Kilburn House. BRB: £1300 Dunningwell Farm; £1300 Shaws Farm; £1260 Church Street. STAB: £1290 Rye Close. LIM: £1280 Dunningwell Farm; £1200 Holly House Farm; £1160 Billinge Hall Farm. AA: £1270 Underhelm Farm; £1260 Ellers Farm; £1230 North Farm. MON: £1260 North Farm; £1160 Moss Croft; £1130 Wyre Farm. HE: £1170 Windy Hill Farm; £1130 Thornton Barn; £1120 Bradley Farm. SIM: £1260 North Farm; £1170 Godson House Farm; £1150 Deansbiggin. WB: £1160 Godson House Farm. HIGH: £1040 Valley View. FKV: £1000 Carlingwha.

STORE HEIFER – AA: £1160 Church Street; £1130 Manor House Farm; £1080 Underhelm Farm; £1060 Brow Foot Farm. BRB: £1110 Cracalt Farm; £1100 Rye Close; £1080 Manor House Farm; £1050 Thornton Barn Farm. SIM: £1100 Cracalt Farm; £1030 Thornton Barn Farm; £930 Lee End Farm. MON: £1090 Holme Head.LIM: £1070 Lodge Cottage; £1020 Downlands Farm; £1010 Lodge Cottage. HE: £1030 Thornton Barn Farm. WB: £990 Forton Bank Farm; £940 Thornton Barn Farm. NOR: £930 Holme Head. FR: £920 Thornton Barn Farm.

CAST COWS – BRB: 167.5 High Hallbeck; 124.5 Low Woodedge. LIM: 154.5 Hawkswell Farm; 134.5 Nook Farm; 119.5 Fell End Farm.BAZ: 141.5 Yarlsber. HE: 134.5 Boundary House. FR: 124.5 Derby Lodge Farm; 124.5 Pilling Hall; 124.5 Downlands Farm.MON: 124.5 Lane House. AA: 119.5 Low Woodedge Farm.SIM: 119.5 Throstle Nest Farm.BA: 117.5 Throstle Nest Farm.
CAST HEIFER – FR: 139.5. Chapel House; 129.5 Holme Lea.
CAST BULL – LIM: 134.5 Barnfield Farm. AA: 99.5 Lathwaite Farm.

HEIFER CALF – BRB: £360 Ripon Hall; £270 Derby Lodge. AA: £270 Billinge Hall Farm; £270 Tills Farm; £200 Half Way House. HE:£260 Derby Lodge Farm.
BULL CALF – BRB: £495 Tills Farm; £250 Newbrows Farm. AA: £310 Tills Farm; £265 Half Way House. FR: £115 Tills Farm; £85 North Farm.
BULL STIRK – FR: £145 Lower Langthwaite Farm.

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