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Lancaster Friday 11th August 2017

Posted Friday, 11 August 2017, 11.22am

Store Cattle

The weekly Sale of Store Cattle had a catalogued entry of 396, which saw a slightly sharper trade throughout.
The trade was topped at £1440, twice, firstly for a pen of two British Blue Bullocks followed by an Aberdeen Angus Bullock both from JD & GM Bracken of Garstang.

Native Cattle saw Hereford Bullocks sell to £1330 from EW & CR Clegg & Son of Poulton Le Fylde. Aberdeen Angus Heifers sold to £1200 from D & N Davis of Garstang with Hereford Heifers selling to £1100 from DH & M Kellet of Thurnham.
Charolais Yearlings Bullocks sold to £1120 and Charolais Yearling Heifers sold to £1060 from Ballacutchel Farms of the Isle of Man

Friesian Bullocks sold to £1170 from J Prest & Son of Bay Horse with still plenty still selling in excess of £1000.

All Bullocks overall averaged £1059 with all Heifers averaging £1008.

Cast Cows

The weekly sale of Cast Cows saw a smaller entry forward this week. The trade saw lean and plainer cows sell to a sharper trade this week with well fleshed and meaty cows still selling to a continued good trade.

There was an overall market average of 126.58p/kg with all Black and Whites selling to a market average of 118.7p/kg.
The sale topped at 179.5p/kg for a Limousin Cow from RS & BA Harker of Holme.

Black and White Cattle sold to 177.5p/kg from MJ & K Ayrton of Thurnham. Plenty of Black and Whites still selling around the 130-140p/kg mark.

OTM British Blue Steers sold to 159.5p/kg from C Hargreaves & Son of Morecambe

A few Cast Bulls forward on the market today which sold to 159.5p/kg for a Stabiliser Bull from JA & R Geldard of Levens.


The weekly sale of Calves saw an entry of 46 forward this week. Topping today’s trade was British Blue Bull Calves from Wallbank Farms, Abbeystead selling to £455 and £445.

Friesian Bull Calves sold to £112 from GH Sanderson & Family of Catforth.

A run of Aberdeen Angus Heifer Calves from Cornthwaite Moors Ltd sold to £370 and British Blues sold to £360.

Top Prices

STORE BULLOCKS – BRB: £1440 Greenlands Farm; £1290 Daniel Fold Farm; £1290 Gibraltar Farm. AA: £1440 Greenlands Farm; £1310 Outerthwaite Farm; £1290 Shaws Farm. CHAR: £1390 Kilburn House; £1120 Ballacutchel Farms. HERE: £1330 Yew Tree Farm; £1180 Cragg Farm; £1160 Bradley Farm. SIM: £1320 Daniel Fold Farm; £1290 Gibraltar Farm; £1120 Fellside Farm. LIM: £1250 Fellside Farm; £1190 Lodge Farm; £1180 Moors Farm. MON: £1240 Daniel Fold Farm; £1190 Old Woodhouse; £1070 Whithaven. FKV: £1170 Holme Head. FR: £1170 Upper Foxholes; £1160 Ellers Farm; £1140 Outerthwaite Farm. SHO: £1120 Fern Lea. CON: £1040 Gaskell House.
STORE HEIFERS – SIM: £1240 Yew Tree Farm. BRB: £1200 Gibraltar Farm; £1170 Ellers Farm; £1140 Manor House Farm; £1130 Windy Hill Farm. AA: £1200 Cragg Farm; £1150 Thornton Barn Farm; £1120 Manor House Farm. LIM: £1100 Kendal Hill; £1070 Holly House Farm; £1040 Boundary House. HERE: £1100 Boundary House; £1020 Thornton Barn Farm; £940 Bull Bank Farm. CHAR: £1060 Ballacutchel Farms.

CAST COWS – LIM: 179.5 Overthwaite Farm; 159.5 Poppy Farm; 154.5 Greenways. FR: 177.5 Bambers Farm; 137.5 Sunderland Brows Farm; 134.5 Tunstall Hall. STAB: 154.5 Low Foulshaw Farm. FKV: 141.5 Hawkin Hall. BRB: 164.5 Poppy Farm; 141.5 Botton Hall Farm; 139.5 Moss House Farm. SRW: 134.5 Walkers I’th Fields. SHO: 134.5 Ballacutchel Farms. HERE: 134.5 Ballacutchel Farms.
OTM HEIFERS – LIM: 169.5 Brow Foot Farm. FR: 164.5 Barrow Greaves Farm; 159.5 Deerslet Farm; 157.5 West Hall. AA: 149.5 Sunderland Brows Farm.
CAST STEER – BRB: 159.5 Sunderland Brows Farm.
CAST BULL – STAB: 159.5 Low Foulshaw Farm. LIM: 141.5 Red Scar; 117.5 Lambrigg Park Farm. FR: 129.5 Outfield. AA: 124.5 Dale Barns. HERE: 124.5 Coldcotes Farm.

HEIFER CALF – AA: £370 Moors Farm; £200 Tills Farm. BRB: £360 Moors Farm. HERE: £240 Barrow Greaves Farm.
BULL CALF –BRB: £455 Tills Farm; £320 School House. LIM: £385 Brant Beck. AA: £335 Tills Farm; £205 Hatters Farm. MON: £180 Hatters Farm. FR: £112 Blackleach House Farm; £105 Docker Hall; £105 Tills Farm. SHO: £100 Hatters Farm.
BULLOCK CALF – AA: £380 Moors Farm. HERE: £370 Moors Farm.

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