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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.

Calves

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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