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Lancaster Show & Sale of Bullocks - Friday 23rd September 2016

Posted Friday, 23 September 2016, 5.34pm

Store Cattle
There was 474 Store Cattle forward at our Annual Show and Sale of Store Bullocks sponsored by The Marts the Heart, Farmers Guardian with as ever plenty of quality and well finished cattle.
This morning’s show of 4 Continental Bullocks was kindly judged by G Holgate, Newark. The champion pen was won by Stuart & Joan Cornthwaite, Lane House for a pen of Charolais Bullocks selling to £1440. Second Prize went to DE & SM Moorhouse, High House farm for a pen of Limousin x British Blue selling for £1340. Stuart & Joan Cornthwaite also won Third prize for a pen of Limousins selling to £1370. The trade saw well fleshed and good quality cattle selling to a continued strong trade with Plainer and leaner cattle were harder to place this week. Bullocks sold to a top price of £1460 from Stuart & Joan Cornthwaite, Lane House with bullocks overall averaging £964. Heifers sold to £1250 from D Clark, Challon Hall with the overall average of Heifers finishing at £949.

Cast Cows
There was just show of 100 cast cows forward with a mixed show of cattle through the ring. Plainer cows were cheaper on the week with meaty cows being similar to last week. Friesian Cows sold to 121.5p/kg from WT Whitaker & Son, Lane Ends Farm. Beef cows sold to a top of 154.5p/kg from JJ Pennington, White Lee Farm. Top overall price was £1187.38 from Nether Hall Farms for a Limousin Cow.

There were 45 Calves forward this morning at Lancaster. Topping the sale was a British Blue Bull Calf selling to £480 consigned by a G & ME Woodhouse & Son, Bolden’s Farm from Ellel.

STORE BULLOCKS – CH: £1460, £1450, £1440 Lane House Farm; £1060 Ellers Farm; £1060 Moss Croft. SIM: £1430 Lane House Farm; £1200 Gibraltar Farm; £1200 Crooklands Farm. HE: £1430 Lane House Farm; £1200 Gibraltar Farm; £1200 Crooklands Farm LIM: £1420; £1410, £1390 Lane House Farm; £1340 High House Farm; £1330 Gibraltar Farm. . BRB: £1340 High House Farm; £1280 The Grange; £1200 North Farm. AA: £1330 Old Glasson Farm; £1320 Long Streets Farm; £1310 Beaumont Gate. SD: £1160 North Farm. MON: £1140 Low House; £1100 Bensons Farm; £1050 Fanny House Farm. SHO: £1080 Cross House Farm.FKV: £1040 Crooklands Farm; £950 Holme Head. FR: £1000 Sunnybank Farm; £950 Old Glasson Farm; £930 Gibraltar Farm.
STORE HEIFERS – LIM: £1250 Challon Hall Farm; £1100 Moorhead Barn; £1070 Little Fell Farm. AA: £1210 Beaumont Gate; £1160 Spital Farm; £1110 Little Fell Farm.BRB: £1180 Yew Tree Farm; £1180 Forton Bank Farm; £1090 Cross House Farm. CH: £1100 Gunnerthwaite; £1090 Cross House Farm. SIM: £1030 Brow Foot Farm. FR: £870 Waltons Farm; £850 Stubbins Farm.

CAST COWS – LIM: 154.5 White Lee Farm; 149.5 Nether Hall Farm; 144.5 Hutton Roof Hall. MON: 121.5 Lane House; 119.5 Pain Hill. FR: 121.5 Lane Ends Farm; 119.5 Midge Hall Farm; 119.5 Pain Hill. AA: 114.5 Green Bank Farm. BRB: 114.5 Low Hall Beck.
CAST HEIFERS – MON: 169.5 Lane House. FR: 129.5 Gunnerthwaite; 109.5 Beechwood Farm.
CAST STEERS – FR: 149.5 Breedy Butts Farm.

HEIFER CALF – BRB: £425 Boldens Farm. AA: £330 Boldens Farm; £295 Tills Farm. SIM: £220 Sellerley Farm. HE: £190 Sellerley Farm.
BULL CALF – BRB: £480 Boldens Farm; £365 School House. HE: £275 Old Hall Farm; £190 Sellerley Farm. AA: £270 Tills Farm; £268 Halfway House. SIM: £180 Sellerley Farm. FR: £75 Boldens Farm; £70 Blackleach House Farm.

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