Lancaster Livestock Auction: Fifty One Cattle Sell in Excess of £1200

Store Cattle

The Weekly Sale of Store Cattle, again, had a large entry of 354 forward, cattle carrying flesh and meaty sorts sold to a premium, with any lacking finish were harder to place.
Fifty one cattle sold in excess of £1200 with 26 of these being over £1300. Topping today’s trade at £1390 was, firstly, JB Moore of Allithwaite and also TE, JS & SA Carrutherers of Underbarrow both selling British Blue Bullocks. All Bullocks forward today sold to an average of £1025.

Native Cattle saw Aberdeen Angus Bullocks sell to £1380 from B & J Preston of Caton with Aberdeen Angus Heifers selling to £1280 from M Shepherd & Son of Pilling.
Black and White Bullocks sold to a top of £1150 from JM & AG Swarbrick of Preston.

Cast Cows

A bumper entry of Cast Cows forward this week, with 113 forward selling to an overall average of 116p/kg.

Today’s trade topped at 174.5p/kg for a Limousin Cow from TA Chapman & Son of Heslington who also made the top price per head for a Limousin Cow weighing 790kg making £1323.25
Cast Heifers topped at 159.5p/kg from C Hargreaves & Son of Morecambe for an Aberdeen Angus and again for a Limousin from RH & RA Fawcett of Burton.

Black and White Cows sold to 157.5p/kg from HJ Robinson & Son of Preston Patrick with all Black and Whites forward selling to an average of 107.5p/kg.


The weekly sale of Calves saw 45 forward which saw younger calves harder to place. Selling to a top price of £370 today was an Aberdeen Angus Heifer selling to £370 from David & Eileen Wallbank of Over Wyresdale closely followed by a Limousin Bull Calf selling to £360.

Native Heifer Calves saw Aberdeen Angus Calves sell to £350 again from David & Eileen Wallbank.
Black and White Calves sold to £180 from J Bargh & Son of North Farm.

There was a few Stirks in the market today which saw Hereford Bullock Stirks sell to £630 with all five forward selling over £600, and again from the same home saw Aberdeen Angus Bull Stirks sell to £570.

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

BRB: £1390 Outerthwaite Farm; £1390 Red Scar; £1380 Scotch Green Farm. CHAR: £1380 Middle Grange Farm; £1160 Cock Hall Farm; £1020 Moss Croft. AA: £1380 Ellers Farm; £1360 Upp Hall; £1330 North Farm. SHO: £1360 Elm Bank Farm; £1190 Cock Hall Farm. LIM: £1360 Upp Hall; £1280 North Farm; £1200 Cock Hall Farm. SD: £1280 Daniel Fold Farm. SIM: £1270 Stubb Hall Farm; £1090 Moss Croft. HERE: £1250 Godson House Farm; £1180 Ellers Farm; £1160 Nether Hall Farm. FR: £1150 Bensons Farm; £1120 Low Levens; £970 Overthwaite Farm. MON: £1130 Whitehaven. SRW: £1030 Fanny House Farm.

Store Heifer 

AA: £1280 Pasture House Farm; £1180 Middle Grange Farm; £1140 Rowell Farm. BRB: £1180 Kitchen Ground Farm; £1170 Roseacre Hall; £1140 Pasture House Farm. LIM: £1160 Red Scar; £1010 Cockrigg Farm; £990 Friars Moss. HERE: £1110 Windy Hill Farm; £1030 Bradley Farm; £990 Sunderland Brows Farm. MON: £1030 Bradley Farm.

Cast Cows

LIM: 174.5 Lane Head Farm; 169.5 Little Fell Farm; 167.5 Lane Head Farm. FR: 157.5 Elm Tree Farm; 147.5 Mill Farm; 144.5 Pilling Hall. BRB: 149.5 High House Farm; 149.5 Little Fell Farm. 134.5 Low Groves Farm. BLO: 147.5 Little Fell Farm. SRW: 137.5 Holme Head. MON: 129.5 Holme Head. MRI: 117.5 Waterscales Farm.

Cast Heifer

AA: 159.5 Sunderland Brows Farm. LIM: 159.5 Green Dragon Farm. FR: 144.5 Greenways Farm; 124.5 Sunderland Brows Farm; 109.5 Lower Brow Top.

Cast Steer

BRB: 154.5 Hewitt House Farm. LIM: 151.5 Green Dragon Farm.

Cast Bull

AA: 114.5 Platt Fold Farm.

Heifer Calf

AA: £370 Tills Farm; £180 Gibsons Farm. BRB: £300 Kitchlow Farm; £230 Knowsley Farm. LIM: £200 Hatters Farm. HERE: £170 Kitchlow Farm.

Bull Heifer

LIM: £360 Lane Head Farm. AA: £350 Tills Farm. SIM: £270 Sellerley Farm. MON: £200 Hatters Farm. FR: £180 North Farm; £100 Tills Farm; £85 Ancliffe Hall Farm. SHO: £110 Hatters Farm.

Bull Stirk

AA: £570 Bellart Howe.

Steer Stirk

HERE: £630 Bellar Howe.

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