Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Store Cattle, Friday 22nd November 2019


Rearing Calves (74) forward
A nice entry of calves on offer today, met a very good enquiry for the better quality calves, younger lesser calves were a steadier trade.
Best quality British Blue Bulls from Messrs J & G Thornley Ltd sold to £375 and £340 with others from A Pickthall (£320), Messrs AW & AM Park & Sons (£305) and GCL Stephenson Ltd to £300. Blue Heifers from Mr A Pickthall sold to £235 who also led the Angus Bulls at £245 and £240. Limousin Bulls from GCL Stephenson sold to £210. Simmental Heifers from the same home selling to £165 and a proper type bull to £180.
More quality calves required .

Store Cattle

There was 195 store cattle in Lancaster today with a better show of cattle than previous weeks selling to a much sharper trade. Topping the trade today was David Moorhouse of Natland with a super Hereford steer making £1250. David also had a fit well grown Charolais steer to £1240.

Friesian steers today topped at £1050 from L Parsons & Son, Levens with others to £1010 from K & DE Woodhouse of Ellel. Friesian steers today averaged £825.

Angus steers topped at £1160 also from L Parsons & Sons, Levens and P Lawrenson & Son, Brindle. Angus steers averaged £1032.
Topping the heifer store cattle today was M Shepherd & Sons of Pilling with a smart blue heifer making £1180. Angus heifers topped at £1060 from JG & BJ Escolme, Killington with others at £1020 from D France, Over Wyresdale.


There was 115 OTM cattle in Lancaster today. All cows a sharper trade across all sections with buyers looking for all types at Lancaster. Topping the trade today was D & DW Prickett with a Limousin cow making 174.50ppkg. Other beef cow from M Allen, Yealand grossing £1092.00. Friesian cows today topped at 144.50ppkg from EE Thornton & Sons, Heaton, others at 139.50ppkg from JR Handley, Heversham. Friesian cows averaged 96ppkg today. Top grossing Friesian cows topped at £965 from AW & AM Park, Ellel.

OTM Heifers topped at £139.5ppkg or £833.71 from CR & A Baxter & Son, Middleton.  OTM steers topped at 164.50ppkg or £1253.49 from JH Woof & Son, Oxenholme.  Just one bull today making 101ppkg from WA Ward & Sons, Slyne.

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

HEREFORD: £1250 High House Farm, £1200 Church Farm, £1070 Underhelm Farm, £1000 Kitchen Ground Farm, £860 Back O’ The Fell Road. CHAROLAIS: £1240 High House Farm. LIMOUSIN: £1210 Fell End Farm, £1190 Whelpside Farm, High House Farm, £1140 Whelpside Farm, £1060 Fellside Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1160 Low Levens, Walmsley Fold, £1100 Little Town Farm, New Parkside Farm, £1090 Wyre Farm. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £1050 Low Levens, £1010 Kitchen Ground Farm, £970 Moss House Farm, £910 Kitchen Ground Farm, £880 Hallbeck. BRITISH BLUE: £1140 Kitchen Ground Farm, £1110 Kirkham Road, £1070 Cracalt Farm, Church Farm, Stubb Hall Farm. MONTBELIARDE: £1000 Moss House Farm, £950 Whittingham Lane SALERS: £980, £840 Hazelgrove Lodge. SHORTHORN: £880, £840 Lathwaite Farm, £800 Fell End Farm, £770 Lathwaite Farm.

Store Heifers

BRITISH BLUE: £1180 Pasture House Farm, £1070 Kitchen Ground Farm, £1060 Park House Farm, Low Levens, Pasture House Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £1060 Low Stanger Thwaite, £1020 Kays Farm & Isle of Skye Farm, £980 Staffords Farm, Little Town Farm. LIMOUSIN: £1040 Whelpside Farm, £850 Clawthorpe Lodge, £830, £780 Little Fell Farm, £560 Ivy Farm. CHAROLAIS: £1030 Yeat House. HEREFORD: £930 Underhelm Farm, £840 Brow Foot Farm, £820 Staffords Farm, £780 Swainhead Farm, £720 Oddlands Farm. SIMMENTAL: £880 Brown Edge.

Heifer Calves
BRITISH BLUE: £235 Borrans Farm, £180 Hatters Farm, Sweetings Farm, £165 Stanley Farm, £152 Barrow Greaves Farm. LIMOUSIN: £180, £150 Deansbiggin. SIMMENTAL: £165, £125 Sellerley Farm. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £155 Kitchlow Farm, £100 Paddock View, Bolton Fold Farm, £92 Paddock View, £75 Stanley Farm. HEREFORD: £120 Sweetings Farm.

Bull Calves
BRITISH BLUE: £375, £340 Derby Lodge Farm, £320 Borrans Farm, £305 Walkers I’th Fields, £300 Deansbiggin. ABERDEEN ANGUS: £245, £240 Borrans Farm, £215 Kitchlow Farm, £205 Sweetings Farm, £140 Paddock View. SIMMENTAL: £240 Sellerley Farm. HEREFORD: £215 Sellerley Farm. LIMOUSIN: £210 Deansbiggin, £75 Back Lane. HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN: £180 Sellerley Farm, £28 Richmond Hall, £26 Hallbeck, £25 Richmond Hall.


FRIESIAN: 114.5 Downlands Farm; 139.5 College Green; 119.5 Gibraltar Farm; 117.5 Walkers I’th Field; 117.5 Elm Tree Farm. AYRSHIRE: 99.5, 84.5 Bolton Fold Farm. Angus: 117.5, 107.5, 104.5 Intack Farm; 117.5 Yealand Conyers; 104.5 Holme House Farm. LIMOUSIN: 174.5 Farleton House; 117.5 Intack Farm; 117.5 Holme House Farm; 67.5 Leighton House. HEREFORD: 114.5 Yealand Manor. MONTBELIARDE: 107.5 White Lund Farm. BAZADAISE: 157.5, 139.5 Yarlsber. SWEDISH RED: 121.5 Walkers I’TH Fields; 107.5 Holme Head; 107.5 White Lund Farm. FLECKVIEH: 119.5, 114.5 Holme Head.

FRIESIAN: 139.5, 131.5 New Brows Farm. HEREFORD: 119.5 Brow Foot Farm.
FRIESIAN: 141.5, 129.5 Newsham Hall Farm. AYRSHIRE: 137.5 Newsham Hall Farm. ANGUS: 171.5, 164.5 Underhelm Farm. HEREFORD: 117.5 Bets Farm.
FRIESIAN: 101.5 Ancliffe Hall Farm.

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