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Lancaster Friday 16th September 2016

Posted Friday, 16 September 2016, 5.21pm

Successful Friday with over 600 Cattle going under the Gavel

Store Cattle

There was a much better show of 413 Store Cattle, resulting in a flying trade. Top price Bullock was for a British Blue Bullock from JM & AG Swarbrick, Benson Farm selling to £1460, with Heifers selling to £1190 for a British Blue from EW & CR Clegg & Sons, Yew Tree Farm. Bullocks overall averaged £962.12 and Heifers averaged £912.

OTM Cattle

A very mixed show of Cast Cows forward this morning with plainer cows slightly sharper on the week. Friesian Cows sold to 144.5p/kg from P Knowles, Cragg Farm. Over Thirty month clean cattle sold to 197.5p/kg for a Aberdeen Angus Cow from JH Atkinson & Son, Mosergh Farm which was also top gross of £1052.68. Overall Cast cows sold to an average of 104.78p/kg.

Calves and Stirks

A strong entry of in the mid-forties for calves, weanlings and stirks at Lancaster. A strong trade for all types eagerly bid for. Calves sold to a top of £390 from RT Halhead of Norbreck Farm for a British blue bull with others selling £370 JR Handley of School House. Plenty of beef calves selling around the £300 mark with vendors leaving chuffed. A sharp black and white trade with best calves selling to £155 from Drinkall Bros of Catshaw Farm. Black and whites eagerly bid selling to a market average just shy of £70.

Just a few stirks today sold three month old Angus heifers sell to £310 and £305 from Andrew Shepherd of Muffy Platts. The next stirk sale is on Friday 30th September 2016, entries are now invited for early advertising.

STORE BULLOCKS – BRB: £1460 Bensons Farm; £1390 Dunningwell Farm; £1380 Low Barrows Green; £1330 Fell End Farm. LIM: £1400 Dunningwell Farm; £1320 High Green; £1260 Longlands Farm. CH: £1390 Crooklands Farm; £1360 High Green; £1240 Langthwaite Heights. AA: £1370 Kilburn House; £1360 Upp Hall; £1280 Longlands Farm; £1270 Yew Tree Farm.SIM: £1340 Upp Hall; £1250 Crooklands Farm; £1100 Bradley Farm. MON: £1210 North Farm; £1150 Pilling Lane. FKV: £1160 Crooklands Farm; £880 Holme Head. HE: £1160 Rowell Farm; £1150 High Green; £1100 Colloway Farm. FR: £1110 Old Glasson; £1040 Low Levens; £1000 Bensons Farm. MRI: £990 Littlewood Hall.
STORE HEIFERS – BRB: £1190 Yew Tree Farm; £1140 Dunningwell Farm; £1050 Croppers Farm. LIM: £1180 Dunningwell Farm; £1100 Rowell Farm; £1000 Lodge Farm. AA: £1160 Church Street; £1140 Yew Tree Farm; £1130 Greenways Farm. SIM: £1020 Waltons Farm. CH: £1010 Langhtwaite Heights; £920 Higher Broomfield. HE: £960 Old Hall Farm; £930 Brow Foot Farm.
BULLS – LIM: £1140 Houkler Hall.

CAST COW – AA: 197.5 Mosergh Farm. LIM: 189.5 Mosergh Farm; 141.5 Rooten Brook; 137.5 Dunkenshaw Farm; 129.5 Fell End Farm. FR: 144.5 Cragg Farm; 119.5 Crook Farm; 119.5 Boldens Farm. BAZ: 129.5 Dunkenshaw Farm. SIM: 124.5 Kate Farm. BRB: 121.5 Hall Croft Barn; 111.5 Low Hall Beck. MON: 117.5 Holme Head. FKV: 104.5 Holme Head.
CAST HEIFER – FR: 154.5 Old Hall Farm; 154.5 Gibraltar Farm; 137.5 Higher Knowehill.
CAST STEER – FR: 139.5 Low Deepslack.

HEIFER CALVES – LIM: £320 Whinney Carr Farm; £315 Norbreck Farm; £290 Throstle Nest Farm. SIM: £285 Throstle Nest Farm.
BULL CALF – BRB: £390 Norbreck Farm; £370 School House. LIM: £335 Norbreck Farm; £335 Whinney Carr Farm. AA: £290 Knowsley Farm. FR: £210 Throstle Nest Farm; £155 Catshaw Hall Farm.
HEIFER STIRK – AA: £310 Muffys Platt Farm.

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