The weekly sale of Store Cattle saw a larger entry of 304 forward. There was a mixed show of Cattle, with all classes forward selling to a good trade.
Native Bred Cattle, again, sold well with an Aberdeen Angus Bullock topping the sale, selling to £1370 from D Vose, Downholland. Hereford Bullocks sold to £1200 for a pen from G Sagar & Son, Caton.
Continental Bullocks saw the top price, once again, achieved by a Charolais, selling to £1370 and a Limousin selling to £1360 from DE & SM Moorhouse, Natland
Heifers also saw Native Cattle top the trade with a pen of Aberdeen Angus Heifers selling to £1260 from ID Bailey, Preston.
Black and white bullocks sold to £1070 from JM & AG Swarbrick of Out Rawcliffe and again for a pen from L Parsons & Son, Levens.
Cast cows saw an entry of 125 forward, which included a large proportion of parlour cows, with the sale still averaging 128.35p/kg overall.
Cast Cows sold to a top of 194.5p/kg or £1342 from TA Chapman & Son, Helsington for Limousin Cows. There were plenty of beef cows selling over the 140p/kg mark. Black and White Cows sold to a top of 161.5p/kg or £1101 from J & M Sanderson, Wesham. All Black and White Cows forward sold to an average of 119p/kg.
Black and White Heifers sold to 169.5p/kg from ME Wannop & Sons Ltd, Heaton with Oxcliffe.
Cast Steers saw British Blues sell to 204p/kg or £1169 from M Shepherd & Son, Pilling
There was a reduced entry of Calves forward this week but there was a larger entry of Beef Calves forward.
Topping today’s trade was British Blue Heifer Calves selling to £430 from G & ME Woodhouse & Son, Ellel who also sold others to £410.
Bull Calves sold to a top of £360 for British Blues from T & CM Kelsall & Son, Chipping. Native Bred Bull Calves saw Aberdeen Angus’ sell to £160 from DR & C Galbraith, Grayrigg with a consignment of two week old Hereford Bull Calves sell to £140 from B & JC Carr, Forton.
Black and White Bull Calves sold to £160 from G & ME Woodhouse & Sons, who also sold other to £140 & £110.