Lancaster Livestock Auction: Store Cattle - Friday 14th September

Store Cattle

There was 344 Store Cattle forward for the weekly sale which saw a sharper trade, but a lack of fleshier cattle. The trade topped at £1300 for a Charolais Bullock from DN Greenwood, Garstang this was closely followed by a Limousin bullock selling to £1290 from the same good home. Charolais Bullocks sold to a top of £1270 from P & R Gilligan, Stockport who also sold others to £1260. British Blue bullocks sold to a top of £1230 from T & E Burrow, Slyne. Heifers topped at £1160 for a pen of Angus’ from JD & GM Bracken, Garstang. Charolais heifers from P & R Gilligan sold to £1150 with British Blues and Simmentals selling to £1130.

Good Friesians were better to sell this week selling to a top of £1020 from H Birkett & Son Overton with others selling to £990 from RC Billington & Son, Claughton-on-Brock and £960 from LA Bradshaw, Poulton le Fylde.

OTM Cattle

There was a smaller entry of cattle this with a plain and poorer show of cows forward. The trade topped at 181.5p/kg or £1065 for a Limousin Heifer from RH, M & S Boyren, Colton, who also sold Limousin Cows to 154.5p/kg. There was an overall market average of 111p/kg which is well in-line with the national average.

Calves and Stirks

The weekly sale of calves saw a top price of £415 for a British Blue x bull from JG Thornley Ltd, who sold British Blue x heifers to £380. Plenty of Native bred calves about today sold to £350 for an Aberdeen Angus x bull from T & CM Kelsall & Sons with younger Hereford x to £260 from Wallbank Farms Ltd. Other Beef calves were generally selling between £150 and £200 dependant on age and quality.

Dairy bulls were good to sell this week topping at £140 from J Bargh & Son, with other better sorts selling between £100 and £135. Smaller sorts were £15 to £20, with all dairy bulls averaging £75.

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

Charolais £1300 Daniel Fold Farm, £1270, £1260 Woodford Road, £1240 Langthwaite Heights, £1200 Woodford Road. Limousin £1290 Daniel Fold Farm, £1240 Woodford Road, £1180 New Elmridge Farm, £1160 Low Barrows Green, £1140 Cock Hall Farm. British Blue £1230 Throstle Grove Farm, £1210 Old Woodhouse, £1200 Roseacre Hall, £1190, £1170 Fellside Farm. Simmental £1190 Ellers Farm, Godson House Farm, £1120 Low Barrows Green, £1110 Daniel Fold Farm, £1090 North Farm. Angus £1180 New Elmridge Farm, £1160 Bensons Farm, £1140 Hawkrigg End, £1120 Ballacutchel Farms, £1100 Holme House. Welsh Black £1160 Godson House Farm. Hereford £1160 Old Woodhouse, £1100 Godson House Farm, £1080 Fellside Farm, £970 Ellers Farm, £930 Cringleber. Fleckvieh £1090 Godson House Farm. Devon £1050 Cock Hall Farm. Friesian £1020 North Farm, £990 Stubbins Farm, £960 Moss House Farm, £920 Barn Hill Farm, £910 Downlands Farm. Montbeliarde £960 North Farm.

Store Heifer

Angus £1160 Greenlands Farm, £1020 Kimberly Avenue, The Barn, £1010 Lathwaite Farm. Charolais £1150 Woodford Road, £1090 Langthwaite Heights. Simmental £1130, £1120, £1110 Lynwood, £1000 Lathwaite. British Blue £1130 Tabley House Farm, £1120 Roseacre Hall, £1090 Tabley Houe Farm, £1070 Low Levens, £1020 Gulf Farm. Hereford £1000 Lathwaite Farm. Limousin £1110 Highthorn Farm, £1090 Red Scar, £1080 Ballacutchel, £1050 Endmoor Farm, £900 HIghthorn Farm. Friesian £870 The Barn.


Limousin 154.5, 149.5 Hill Park, 147.5, 134.5 Cringleber. British Blue 149.5 Hill Park, 139.5 Cringleber, 137.5 Little Fell Farm. Simmental 147.5, 139.5 Longlands. Fleckvieh 141.5, 134.5, 129.5 Holme Head. Charolais 139.5 Little Fell Farm. Swedish Red & White 134.5 Holme Head, 107.5 Low Sizergh Farm. Hereford 134.5 Coldcotes Farm, 127.5, 121.5 Dalton Old Hall. Friesian 131.5 Throstle Nest Farm, 119.5 Netherbeck Barn, Hoggets Lane Farm, Abbotson Farm, 117.5 Low Sizergh Farm. Angus 107.5 Leighton House.

OTM Heifer

Friesian 161.5 Cocker House Farm, 121.5 Tunsteads Farm, 107.5 Park Lane Farm.

Cast Steer

Charolais 94.5 Ballacutchel

Cast Bull

Friesian 117.5 Brown Brook. Hereford 107.5 Dalton Old Hall.

Heifer Calf

British Blue £380, £330 Derby Lodge Farm, £260 Brown Brook. Hereford £160 Tills Farm. Angus £130 Derby Lodge Farm.

Bull Calf

British Blue £415 Derby Lodge Farm. Angus £350 Brown Brook. Hereford £260, £230 Tills Farm, £220, £170, £120 Knowsley Farm. Friesian £140 North Farm, £135, £130 Brown Brook, £110 North Farm.

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