Lancaster Livestock Auction: Store Cattle Friday 27th July

Store Cattle

There was a larger entry of store cattle in the market with an entry of over 300. The trade was topped at £1400 for Limouisn steers from J Hartley and Sons of Westhouse. This was closely followed by JA & LR Wilson of Millom selling Limousins to £1370 and Simmentals to £1340. Native cattle always good to sell at Lancaster selling to £1340 from R Collinge and Son of Kirkham. The heifer trade was topped at £1260 for Angus heifers from SJ Brass of Ingleton. Black and white steers sold to a top of £1040 from D & K Swarbrick of Out Rawcliffe.

OTM Cattle

A smaller entry of cast cows in the market this week sold to a sharper trade. There was an overall market average of 113p/kg. The trade topped at 194.5p/kg from Ballacutchel Farms of the Isle of Man with a young Limousin cow. Good meated cows continue to sell in excess of 120p/kg .

Calves and Stirks

The monthly sale of stirks had a smaller entry then expected with a few missing due to the traffic. There wasn’t as many buyers ringside as seen at previous sales for this popular sale with many missing because of the shortage of grass at the moment. The trade saw Limousin steers sell to a top of £640 and £635 from T Ayrton and Son of Over Wyresdale. Heifers where topped by Angus heifers from RH & D Parker of Clitheroe selling to £540. Bulls topped at £470 for British blues from S Moore of Pilling. Black and white bulls sold to a top of £465.

There was a smaller entry of calves with it being the stirk sale this week with more expected next week. British blue bulls sold to a top of £315 from TE & M Kidd of Quernmore.

The next Monthly Stirk sale at Lancaster will take place on Friday 31st August 2018

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

LIMOUSIN: £1400 Masongill Hall, £1370 Dunningwell Farm, £1200, £1150 Ellers Farm, £1120 Moss Cottage. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1340 The Dingle, £1300 Dunningwell Farm, £1250 Weavers Farm, £1040 Intack Farm, Sunderland Brows Farm. SIMMENTAL: £1340 Dunningwell Farm, £1150 Moss Cottage, £900 Barker Knott, £880 Bradlow Farm, £680 Mearsbeck Farm. BRITISH BLUE: £1240 Gibraltar Farm, £1200, £1160 Moss Cottage, £1140 Bensons Farm, £1130 Dunningwell Farm. HEREFORD: £1070 Bradley Farm, £1000 Windy Hill Farm, £880 Steadbank. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £1040 Bensons Farm, £1000 Moss House Farm, £990 Staffords Farm, £960 Low Levens, £900 Masongill. BEEF SHORTHORN: £1010 Staffords Farm, £850 153 Longmeanygate, £700 Cock Hall Farm. CHAROLAIS: £940 Friars Moss. MONTBELIARDE: £680 Docker Hall Farm, £660, £630, £580 Ballacutchel Farms.

Store Heifers

ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1260, £1130 2 Church Street, £1090 Ellers Farm, £1040 Low Levens, £1020 11 Kimberley Avenue. LIMMOUSIN: £1140 Low Groves Farm, £1060 Brow Foot Farm, £1020 11 Kimberley Avenue, £980 Claughton Hall Farm, £910 Intack Farm. BEEF SHORTHORN: £1100 2 Church Street, £780 Greenways Farm, £750 Whinney Garth. FLEKVIEH: £1120 Holme Head. CHAROLAIS: £1060 High House, £980 Claughton Hall Farm. BRITISH BLUE: £1050 Gibraltar Farm, £1020 Windy Hill Farm, £1010, £930 Ellers Farm, £930 Windy Hill Farm. HEREFORD: £1020 Brow Foot Farm, £980 Claughton Hall Farm, £910 Manor House Farm. MONTBELIARDE: £940 Holme Head. SIMMENTAL: £890 Intack Farm, £860 Manor House Farm, £830 Whinney Garth. BLONDE D’AQUITAINE: £890 Intack Farm.

Store Bulls

LIMOUSIN: £790 Saul Hill. CONTINENTAL: £790 Saul Hill. HEREFORD: £740.


Friesian: 121.5 North Farm; 117.5 Endmoor Farm; 117.5 Barnfield Farm; 114.5 West Hall. Angus: 189.5 114.5 Mount Murry. Shorthorn: 129.5 Fellgate Farm. Limousin: 194.5, 124.5 Mount Murray; 129.5 Low Woodedge Farm. Simmental: 117.5 Mount Murray. Montbeliarde: 124.5 Holme Head; 107.5 White Lund Farm. Swedish Red: 104.5 White Lund Farm. Flekvieh: 109.5, 94.5 Holme Head.


Friesian: 154.5 Lawsons Farm; 149.5 144.5 Barnfield Farm; 144.5 Stubb Place Farm. Angus: 184.5 Manor House Farm. Hereford: 164.5 Manor House Farm. Simmental: 169.5 Intack Farm. Montbeliarde: 177.5 White Lund Farm.

Cast Bull

Limousin: 127.5 Ouzelthorn Farm.

Cast Steer

Limousin: 191.5 Mount Murray

Heifer Calves

BRITISH BLUE: £240, £230 Booth Hall. HEREFORD: £205, £190 Tills Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £100 Tills Farm.

Bull Calves

HEREFORD: £270 Tills Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £108 Tills Farm.

Bull Stirks

BRITISH BLUE: £470 Longwood House, £450 Yates Farm, £425 Longwood House, £395 Boldens Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £465, £380 5 Kenlis Road, £340, £325 21 School House Lane. LIMOUSIN: £360 Whinney Carr Farm. HEREFORD: £250 Booth Hall.

Heifer Stirks

ABERDEEN ANGUS: £540, £405 Fober Farm. HEREFORD: £455 Barrow Greaves Farm, £185 Booth Hall. BRITISH BLUE: £450 Boldens Farm, £445 Barrow Greaves Farm, £415 Boldens Farm, £360 Farleton House. LIMOUSIN: £350, £320 Whinney Carr Farm.

Steer Stirks

LIMOUSIN: £640, £635, £530 Yates Farm. BRITISH BLUE: £435, £405 Boldens Farm, £400 Barrow Greaves Farm, £395 Boldens Farm. SIMMENTAL: £440 Gardners Farm. BROWN SWISS: £340 Fober Farm. HEREFORD: £335 Gardners Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £320, £310, £305 Gardners Farm.

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