Lancaster Livestock Auction: Store Cattle Friday 20th April

Store Cattle

The weekly sale of Store Cattle saw an entry of 300 forward with grazing types of Cattle selling to a sharper trade with a few extra faces ringside looking to purchase.

Topping the trade today was £1420 for a British Blue Bullock from WS Burrow & Son, Silverdale. Charolais Bullocks sold to a top of £1390 from PM & ST Entwhistle, Abbeystead. Aberdeen Angus Bullocks topped at £1300 from GF & EE Holt, Chipping.

Heifers twice topped at £1180 for British Blues from H & A Stephenson, Tunstall and WS Burrow & Son, Silverdale.

Black and Whites were a sharper trade this week, selling to £1170 from JM & AG Swarbrick, Out Rawcliffe. Big Dairy bred Bullocks regularly sold over the £1000 mark.

Cast Cows

A few less Cast Cows on the market today saw 86 forward selling to an overall market average of 125p/kg.

Topping the trade today were a OTM Black and White Heifer selling to 169.5p/kg from Barker Farms, Carnforth with others regularly selling in the 160’s. Top overall price today was a Limousin Cast Bull from R & A Easterby, Westhouse selling to £1443.

Best Cows sold between 140-154p/kg. Beef Cows sold to 154.5p/kg from D & DW Prickett, Farleton.

Black and White Cows sold to 149.5p/kg fro W Garnett & Son, Milnthorpe.

Calves & Stirks

There was a smaller entry of Calves and Stirks forward to selling to a continued brisk trade.

Topping the trade today was JM & MH France & Son, Littledale selling British Blue Bulls to £385 and £370. British Blue Heifers topped at £360 and £345 from J & G Thornley, Kirkham. There was plenty of Continental Beef Calves selling over the £300 mark.

Native Calves saw Aberdeen Angus Bulls sell to £265 and £260 from D & K Haworth, Hambleton with Aberdeen Angus Heifers from the same home selling to £205.

The Black and White trade topped at £110 from Wallbank Farms, Over Wyresdale.

There was a few 5-6 month old Stirks forward sold to a top of £500 twice for British Blue and Limousin from IT Richardson, Goosnargh.

Top Prices


BRITISH BLUE: £1420, £1240, £1220 Gibraltar Farm, £1210 Bensons Farm, £1200 Church Farm, Windy Hill Farm, £1160 Low Hundhowe. CHAROLAIS: £1390, £1310 Lentworth Farm, £1290 High House Farm, £1020 Gunnerthwaite. SIMMENTAL: £1360 Gibraltar Farm, £1260 Bensons Farm. LIMOUSIN: £1330 Hazelslack Tower Farm, £1300, £1280 High House Farm, £1260 Intack Farm, £1250 Hazelslack Tower Farm, £1150 Scarfoot, £1130 Causeway Head Farm, £1120 Mearsbeck Farm, £1110 Barker Knott, £1110 Kays Farm & Isle of Syke Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1300 New Elmridge Farm, £1250 Low Levens, £1190 Wyre Farm, £1180 Yew Tree Farm, £1170 Raw Head, £1140 Church Farm, £1090 The Bungalow, £1070 Kays Farm & Isle of Syke Farm, £1060 Green Close. BLONDE D’AQUITAINE: £1260, £1160 Intack Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £1170 Bensons Farm, £1140 Gibraltar Farm, £1120 Low Levens, £1020 Gibraltar Farm, £980 Bensons Farm, £940 Abbotson Farm. MONTBELIARDE: £1140 Church Farm, £1090, £1060 121 Pilling Lane. HEREFORD: £1090 Low Hundhowe, £900 Bradlow Farm. SWEDISH RED AND WHITE: £880 Lathwaite Farm.


BRITISH BLUE: £1180 Barnfield Farm, Gibraltar Farm, £1080 Barnfield Farm, £1020 Thursgill, £990 Wood Nook Farm, Town House, £980, £950 Nether Hall Farm, £940 Barnfield Farm. CHAROLAIS: £1170 Myrescough House, £980 Russels Farm, £940 Gunnerthwaite. SIMMENTAL: £1150 Intack Farm. LIMOUSIN: £1120 Kays Farm & Isle of Syke Farm, Greenways, Low Levens, £1100 Fell End Farm, £1070 The Bungalow, £1050 Ancliffe Hall Farm, Bank Field Farm, £1020 Causeway Head Farm, £960 Wood Nook Farm, £800 Ancliffe Hall Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1120 Raw Head, Kays Farm & Isle of Syke Farm, Low Levens, £1080 Raw Head, £1060 Windy Hill Farm, £1030 Intack Farm, £900 Lathwaite Farm, £810 Lane Head Farm, £770 Thorns Farm, £720 Singleton Grange Farm. HEREFORD: £1090 Windy Hill Farm.


BLONDE D’AQUITAINE: 154.5 Farleton House, 151.5 Beaumont Grange Farm. BRITISH BLUE: 151.5 Stoneybank Philpin Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: 149.5 Ackenthwaite Farm, 144.5 Holme Head, 139.5 Derby Lodge Farm, Low Deepslack, 137.5 Heaves Farm, 134.5 Raw Head, Blackleach House Farm, Bannister Farm, Chapel House. FLEKVIEH: 149.5, 144.5 Holme Head. LIMOUSIN: 147.5 Brown Edge. SIMMENTAL: 147.5 Intack Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: 134.5 Intack Farm, 131.5 Low Dubbs Farm. MONTBELIARDE: 124.5 Trapp Farm.

OTM Bull

LIMOUSIN: 137.5 Fellside Farm.

OTM Heifers

HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: 169.5 Cotestone Farm, 164.5 Cotestone Farm, Heaves Farm, 159.5 Lwasons Farm, 129.5 Lower Brow Top, 107.5 Thursgill, 99.5 Richmond Hall. BLONDE D’AQUITAINE: 159.5, 154.5, 149.5, 134.5 Beaumont Grange Farm. BRITISH BLUE: 147.5 Dunkenshaw Farm, 124.5 Ivy Farm.


BRITISH BLUE: £360, £345 Derby Lodge Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £205 Rose Farm, £165 Tills Farm.


BRITISH BLUE: £385, £370 Newhouse Farm, £340 Knotts Farm. LIMOUSIN: £300 Scotchergill Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £265, £260 Rose Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £110 Tills Farm, £50 Hall Farm, Bannister Farm, £30 Knotts Farm, Little Town Farm, £20 Little Town Farm.


BRITISH BLUE: £500 28 Northgate. LIMOUSIN: £500, £425 28 Northgate. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £425, £400 28 Northgate. HEREFORD: £320 Northgate.

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