Lancaster Livestock Auction: Store Cattle - Friday 11th October

Store Cattle

There was an entry in excess 300 Store Cattle with a lot of weathered-looking cattle in the market today. Leading the way this week was Charolais bullocks selling to £1200 from DE & SM Moorhouse, Natland with Simmental bullocks selling to £1140 from ID Bailey & Son, Catforth. Limousin bullocks sold to £1110 from M & RW Stirzaker, Milnthorpe and £1100 from RG & H Preece, Roeburndale West. Native Cattle continue to be in strong demand at Lancaster selling to £1130 from JS Clark & Sons, Catforth with others to £1090 from RC Billington & Son, Claughton on Brock. Herefords topped at £1080 from J Hesketh, Hutton. Plenty more short-term bullocks sold in excess of £1050.

Heifers sold to a top of £1010 for Angus’ from EW & CR Clegg & Sons, Stalmine. British Blue heifers sold to £970 from TJ Robinson, Milnthorpe. Plenty more short-keep heifers sold in the mid nine hundreds.

OTM Cattle

There was a reduced entry of 140 Cast Cows forward this week, which saw a good show of beef cows selling to a nice trade. Black and whites saw good sorts eagerly bid for with plain cows selling to a similar trade. Topping the trade was an OTM Heifer from RW Nicholson, Lupton selling to 164.5p/kg or £1195. Limousin cows sold to 154.5p/kg from R & S Mitchell, Ellel and 147.5p/kg from JM & JJ Dawson, Littledale. Plenty more decent good beef cows selling around the 140p/kg mark. Best black and white cows sold to 124.5p/kg from JT & B Fox, Quernmore with plenty other better black and whites selling in the late teens and early one twenties. Beef cows sold to a top of £1210 for Angus’ from Norbreck Genetics, Cockerham. Limousin cows sold to £1076 from TR Prickett, Hutton Roof. Black and white cows sold to a top of £916 from Bradley Farms, Preesall.

Stock bulls this week topped at £1083 for Herefords from C & B Capstick, Kendal.

There was an overall market of 96p/kg.


There was a reduced entry of 43 calves forward this week selling to a similar trade. Leading the way was WG & RG Riley, Chorley selling Angus bull calves to £300 twice and £290. British Blue bulls sold to £280 and £275 from AW & AM Park & Sons, Ellel. British Blue heifers sold to £265 and £245 from JP & C Robson, Garstang. Dairy bull calves topped at £95 for Montbeliardes from Joylan Farms with Black and whites selling to £80 from CG Birkett, Carnforth.

Top Prices

Store Bullocks

Charollais £1200 High House Farm, £1100 Lane House Farm, £1070 Old Glasson Farm. Aberdeen Simmental £1140 Betts Farm, £1050 Greenlands Farm, £1030 Steadbank. Angus £1130 Godson House Farm, £1090 Stubbins Farm, £1060 North Farm, Godson House Farm, £1040 New Ridge Farm. Limousin £1110 Station Hotel Farm, £1100 Thornbush Farm, £1070 High House Farm, £1040 Old Glasson Farm, Gibraltar Farm. British Blue £1080 Greenlands Farm, £1060 Gibraltar Farm, £1000 North Farm, £990 Rowell Farm, £980 Thornton Barn Farm. Hereford £1080 Middle Grange Farm, £1060 Godson House Farm, £970 Squires Gate Farm, £930 Daniel Fold Farm, £920 Green Close. Stabiliser £1050, £1030, £1000 Low Moor Head Farm. Friesian £860 Proctors Row, £850 Downlands, £840 Endmoor Farm, £840 Low Deepslack. Montbeliarde £810 Squires Gate Barn.

Store Heifer

Aberdeen Angus £1010 Yew Tree Farm, £960 Middle Grange Farm, Higher Lees Farm, £940 Braddup House Farm, Brown Edge. British Blue £970 Rowell Farm, £940 Green Lane End Farm, £940 Greenlands Farm, £900 Thornton Barn Farm, £880 Rowell Farm. Limousin £900 High House Farm, £880 Brown Edge, £840 Rowell Farm, £780 Clawthorpe Lodge, £720 High Snab. Simmental £870 Greenlands Farm. Hereford £860, £810 Border Rigg. Shorthorn £840 Elm Bank Farm. Welsh Black £830 Steadbank. Charolais £810 Green Lane End Farm, Gunnerthwaite.


Limousin 154.5 Greenways, 147.5 Field Head, 144.5 Fell End Farm, 141.5, 139.5 Hutton Roof Hall. Aberdeen Angus 124.5 Norbreck Farm, 119.5, 117.5 Aikengill, 109.5 Old School House, Upper Greenbank. Fleckvieh 124.5 Holme Head. Friesian 124.5 Blackwood End, 117.5 Low Levens, Stubbins Farm, 114.5 Park Farm, 109.5 Low Levens. Simmental 121.5 Market Street, 109.5 Moss Gate Farm. Blonde 119.5 The Bungalow. British Blue 114.5 The Bungalow, 111.5 High Hallbeck. Montbeliarde 117.5 White Lund Farm, Green Lane End Farm, 114.5 White Lund Farm, Green Lane End Farm. Swedish Red & White 109.5 White Lund Farm, Docker Hall Farm, 107.5 Green Lane End Farm. Hereford 109.5 High House Farm, 104.5 Upper Greenbank. Charolais 99.5 The Borrans.

OTM Heifer

Charolais 164.5 Green Lane End Farm. Friesian 139.5 Tunstall Hall, 127.5, 104.5 Cocker House Farm. Limousin 131.5 Greenways Farm.

Cast Steer

Charolais 144.5 Gibraltar Farm. Aberdeen Angus 139.5 Throstle Groe Farm. British Blue 131.5 Throstle Grove Farm. Friesian 119.5 Downlands Farm, 94.5 Greenside Farm

Cast Bull

Shorthorn 127.5 Woodside Farm. Hereford 111.5 High Hosue Farm. Friesian 104.5 Netherbeck Barn.

Heifer Calf

British Blue £265 Catterall Lane, £260 Walkers I’th Fields, £245 Catterall Lane, £235, £180 Walkers I’th Fields. Aberdeen Angus £180 Hall Oth Hill Farm, £170, £120 Lane Head Farm, £105, £100 Bilsborrow Hall Farm.

Bull Calf

Aberdeen Angus £300, £290 Hall Oth Hill Farm. British Blue £280, £275, £260, £170 Walkers I’th Fields, £150 Stanley Farm. Friesian £80 Netherbeck Barn, £60, £58 Cocker House Farm.

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