Lancaster Livestock Auction: Store Cattle - Friday 11th January

Store Cattle

Steers acheieved a top price of £1370 for Charolais x from DE & SM Moorhouse, Natland with others selling to £1310 from H Chapman & Son, Middleton. Heavy steers sold from £1180 to £1380 which included Aberdeen Angus x achieving £1300 from L Parsons & Sons, Levens. Dairy steers sold to £1130 for Montbeliarde from P Lawrenson & Son, Brindle and Holstein Friesian from EJ Ward & Sons, Nether Kellet. All steers today averaged £1024.

Heifers sold to a top price of £1250 for British Blue x from MJ Shepherd & Son, Pilling with Aberdeen Angus x to £1220 from J Tattersall, Preston. Well-fleshed heifers were generally selling from £1050 to £1150, all heifers today averaged £897.

A small number of Store Bulls forward sold to £660 for Hereford x from GJT & V Parkinson, Poulton-le-Fylde.

OTM Cattle

The weekly sale of cull/OTM cattle saw 91 forward achieving and overall market average for cull cows of 99p/kg.

Beef cows sold to top of 147p/kg for British Blue x from TE, JS, SA Carruthers, Underbarrow with other heavy well-fleshed cows achieving 125p/kg-140p/kg. Medium beefs cows were generally selling 100p/kg-110p/kg for further feeding depending on quality. Dairy cows achieved a top price of 139p/kg from R Lawson & Son, Burton-in-Kendal with other heavy cows 100p/kg-105p/kg. Medium dairy cows 80p/kg-95p/kg with parlour cows 65p/kg-80p/kg.

Top grossing beef cow was £909 from EJ Ward & Son, Nether Kellet. Dairy sold to £1064 from DJ, A & L Sutcliffe, Preston. OTM Clean topped at £1328 for a Limousin x heifer from JS & KM Wilson & Son, Kendal with cull bulls to £1210 from HR & KR Hodgson, Barbon.

OTM Steers peaked at 164p/kg for a Friesian from EE Thornton & Son, Downlands with Fleckveih to 149p/kg from EW & RM Towers, Hornby. OTM dairy heifers sold to 177p/kg for Norwegian Red x from J & H Bland & Son Lts, Levens with others generally 125p/kg-150p/kg. Several beef bred OTM heifers forward this week selling to 184p/kg for Lim x from JS & KM Wilson & Son, Kendal with Hereford X selling to 169p/kg from P & A Bell, Pilling.

Cull bulls sold to a top price of 159.5p/kg from D & E Whitaker, Quernmore with all cull bulls forward averaging 136p/kg.

Calves and Stirks

An entry of predominantly younger calves today saw a top price of £240 achieved for a Limousin Bull from A & MI Robinson, Orton with others selling to £235 from GCL Stephenson Ltd, Kirkby Lonsdale who also sold British Blue bulls to £225. Heifer calves sold to £200 for Limousin x from GCL Stephenson Ltd and £190 for British Blue x from JM & HM France & Son, Little Dale. Native bred calves saw Aberdeen Angus x bulls achieve £225 from JE & J Pye & Son, Quernmore with Hereford bulls selling to £200 from A & MI Robinson.

Dairy bulls sold to £50 from TM Townley, Over Wyresdale with most young calves £25 to £40.

Several weaned calves forward sold to £395 for British Blue x bulls from AW & AM Park & Son, Ellel who also sold Aberdeen Angus bulls to £390.

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

Charolais £1370 High House Farm, £1310 Millbeck, £1200 Mealsgate Avenue, The Old Stable, £1100 Mealsgate Avenue. Limousin £1350 Abbotson Farm, High House Farm, £1330 High House Farm, £1300 Whelpsode Farm, £1280 Walmsley Fold. Aberdeen Angus £1300 Low Levens, £1240 North Farm, £1200 Cragg Farm, £1180 Snub Snape Farm, £1160 Daniel Fold Farm. Hereford £1210 High House, £1090 Colloway Farm. British Blue £1200 Stubbins Farm, £1180 Colloway Farm, £1130 Walmsley Fold, £1100 Masongill Farm, £1090 Church Farm. Simmental £1150 Cragg Farm, £1140 Sykes Fold Farm, £1050 Park House Farm, £1030 Summerlands, £1000 Park House Farm. Montbeliarde £1130 Walmsley Fold. Friesian £1130 Intack Farm, £1090 Colloway Farm, £1070 Friars Moss, £1040 Higher Broadwood Farm, £1020 Low Levens. Shorthorn £1170 North Farm. Fleckveih £1150 Cragg Farm.

Store Heifer

British Blue £1250, £1170 Pasture House Farm, £1120 Walmsley Fold, £1080 Church Farm. Aberdeen Angus £1220 Snub Snape Farm, £1200 High House, £1100 Masongill Hall, £1080 Cragg Farm, Woodview. Limousin £1180 Higher Broadwood Farm, £1100 Proctors Row, £1090 Daniel Fold Farm. Fleckveih £1030 Holme Head. Swedish Red & White £1010 Holme Head. Simmental £940 Whittingham Lane. Charolais £920 Corney Hill Farm. Hereford £800 Liverpool Road, Church Farm, Singleton Grange Farm.

OTM Cow:

Friesian 169.5 Throstle Nest Farm, 139.5 Deerslet Farm, 111.5 Low Sizergh Farm, Kirkwood Lodge Farm, Lower Lingart. Limousin 139.5 Intack Farm, 131.5 Red Scar. British Blue 124.5 High House Farm. Aberdeen Angus 121.5, 119.5 Parkside Farm. Brown Swiss 119.5 Throstle Nest Farm. Simmental 117.5 Throstle Nest Farm, Intack Farm. Blonde 117.5 Beaumont Grange Farm, The Bungalow.

OTM Heifer:

Limousin 184.5 High House. Hereford 169.5 Village Farm, Low Sizergh Farm. Friesian 159.5 Boldens Farm, 154.5 Stubb Place Farm, 127.5 Tunsteads Farm, 124.5 Deerslet, 104.5 Boldens Farm. Fleckveih 149.5 Ninezergh. Charolais 119.5 Gunnerthwaite.

Cast Steer:

Friesian 164.5 Downlands Farm. Fleckveih 149.5 Holme Head.

Cast Bull:

Limousin 159.5 Little Fell Farm, 129.5 Howriggs, Whinney Carr Farm.

Heifer Calf:

Limousin £200 Deansbiggin, £130 Hall Farm, £125 Deansbiggin. British Blue £190 Ne House Farm.

Bull Calf:

Aberdeen Angus £390, £360, £355 Walkers I’th Fields, £225 Gibsons Farm. Limousin £240 Hall Farm, £235 Deansbiggin, £200, £155 Hall Farm. British Blue £395, £375, £360, £345, £250 Walkers I’th Fields. Hereford £200, £170 Hall Farm, £145 Knowsley Farm. Friesian £50 Knowsley Farm.

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