Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Store Cattle, Friday 5 February 2021

Store Cattle

Lancaster had a catalogued entry of 230 store cattle. There wasn’t as good a show as previous weeks with no stars on offer, but the recent high prices continued strongly despite a decrease in the deadweight market.

Bullocks averaged £1151.59 and heifers averaged £1043.49.

E J Ward & Sons, Nether Kellet hit the top spot with a Charolais bullock which realised £1380. Herefords from J Prest & Son, Bay Horse sold to a solid £1340, closely followed by a pair of Aberdeen Angus topping at £1330 from L Parsons & Son, Levens. Limousins peaked at £1300 consigned by A & M Brennand, Chapel Le Dale, with British Blues from J & J M Walmsley, Garstang also making £1300.
In the heifer section a Simmental consigned by J D & G M Bracken, Garstang realised £1240, with his pen of 3 Aberdeen Angus topping at £1200. T G & B Todd, arsdale British Blues realised £1230 and the Limousins from T & E Garlick & Son, Freckleton hit £1170.


Lancaster had 119 OTM Cows and Heifers go under the hammer this morning with all types short of buyers requirements. Once again Lancaster average was over and above other local centres.  OTM cows averaged 128.2p and OTM heifers averaged 164.7p.

A Limousin cow consigned by R S & B A Harker, Holme topped the OTM section at £1306.80, closely followed by a British Blue from J T Forrest & Son, Preston realising £1297.80. D Fox & Co, Lancaster Friesian type hit £1200.86. J M Robinson, Over Kellet’s Friesian heifer sold to £1207.54 with a Montbelliard consigned by J K & B J Birkett, Morecombe reaching £1079.95.

Calves and Weanlings

A larger entry of 90 calves & weanlings forward this week meeting with plenty of demand. Buyers looking to purchase strong calves and calves with good confirmation. Smaller types of calves and younger native heifer calves were buyable this week.

The consignment from AJ & AJ Gibbons, St Michaels were eagerly bid for with six week old British Blue bulls selling to £450 and £445 twice. The consignment from J & G Thornley, Roseacre always meet plenty of demand and were eagerly bid for selling British blue bulls to £450 and £440. All British Blue bulls forward averaged £351. Angus bull calves from the same home sold to £435. Strong weanling Angus heifer calves sold to £435 and £425 from WB Richardson & Son, Singleton. Hereford bull calves twice sold to £400 from TE & M Kidd, Quernmore. Plenty of beef calves easily selling in excess of the three hundred pound mark.
Black and White bull calves sold to £200, £195 and £170 from G & ME Woodhouse, Ellel with all black and white bull calves forward averaging £126.

Top Prices

Charolais: £1380 Intack Farm. Hereford: £1340 Upper Foxholes Farm, £1160 Pasture House Farm, Cautley Farm, £1130, £1100 Lynwood, £1100 Cautley Farm, £1090 Lane Ends Farm, £1060 Cautley Farm, £1020 Park Farm Barn. Aberdeen Angus: £1330 Low Levens, £1300 Cock Hall Farm, £1280, £1270 Intack Farm, £1270 Gulf Farm, £1240 Middle Grange Farm, £1200 Kays Farm, £1190 Raw Head, £1180 Chestnut House Farm, £1120 Throstle Nest Farm. Limousin: £1300 Bruntscar Farm, £1280 Hutton Roof Hall, £1240 Abbotson Farm, Stubb Hall Farm, £1220 Oakhead Farm, Fell End Farm, £1200 Bruntscar Farm, £1140 Moss Edge Farm, £1130 Cock Hall Farm, £1100 Hutton Roof Hall. British Blue: £1300 Staffords Farm, £1270 Foredales Farm, £1210 Chestnut House Farm, £1180 Moss Gate Farm, £1160 Ivy Farm, £1150 Windy Hill Farm, Kays Farm. Blonde D’Aquitaine: £1230 Foredales Farm. Holstein Friesian: £1220, £1200 Upper Foxholes Farm, £1160 Lower House, Upper Foxholes Farm, £1060 Grange Farm, £1050 Newsham Hall Farm, £780 Park House Farm, £760, £660 Throstle Nest Farm, £580 Kendal Hill. Montbeliarde: £1190 Cock Hall Farm, £1050 Oakhead Farm, £810 Bull Bank Farm. Swedish Black and White: £1130 Cock Hall Farm. Shorthorn: £1090 The Old Mistle. Stabiliser: £980 Park House Farm.
Simmental: £1240 Greenlands Farm. British Blue: £1230 Blades Farm, £1210 Foredales Farm, £1180 Swainhead Farm, £1090 Boldens Farm, £900 Templand Farm, £880 Throstle Nest. Aberdeen Angus: £1200 Greenlands Farms, £1190 Low Levens, £1140 Brown Brook, £1130 Fleets Farm, £1120 Outerthwaite Farm, £1110 Little Town Farm, £1100 Staffords Farm, Brown Brook, £1090 Downlands Farm, £1080 Raw Head. Limousin: £1170 Grange Farm, £1150 Foredales Farm, £1120 Grange Farm, £1070, £1060 Brow Foot Farm, £1040 The Old Mistle, £1000 Parks Farm Barn, £980 High House Farm, £860 The Old Mistle, £740 Bull Bank Farm. Hereford: £1110 Stubb Hall Farm, £1090 Pasture House Farm, £1060 Windy Hill Farm, £1010 Ivy Farm, £960 Templand Farm, £900 Lower House. Welsh Black: £970 Brow Foot Farm.

Hereford: £800 Pollards Farm.

Aberdeen Angus: £425, £410 Manor Farm, £320, £300 Derby Lodge Farm, £300 Merryfield. British Blue: £360 Catteralls Farm, £340 Newhouse Farm, Catteralls Farm, £225, £220 Roseacre Hall. Welsh Black: £240 Catteralls Farm. Simmental: £240 Heaton Hall Farm, £90 Lower Lingart Farm.

British Blue: £450 Catteralls Farm, Derby Lodge, £445 Catteralls Farm, £440 Derby Lodge Farm. Aberdeen Angus: £435 Derby Lodge Farm, £370 Manor Farm, £350 Boldens Farm, £270 Heaton Hall Farm, £255 Catteralls Farm. Hereford: £400 Booth Hall. Limousin: £270, £265 Rose Farm. Welsh Black: £250, £200 Catteralls Farm. Holstein Friesian: £200, £195, £170 Boldens Farm, £165 Lower Lingart Farm, £160 Boldens Farm. Ayrshire: £62 Rose Farm.

Limousin: 181.5, 177.5, 167.5 Overthwaite Farm, 139.5 Intack Farm, 134.5, 124.5 Station Hotel Farm. Holstein Friesian: 179.5 Holly House Farm, 159.5 Blackwood End, Norbreck Farm, 149.5 Myrescough House, 144.5 Catshaw Hall Farm, Mealbank Farm. Aberdeen Angus: 174.5 Fleets Farm, 141.5 Hill Top Farm. Stabiliser: 164.5 Park House Farm. British Blue: 154.5 Kellets Farm. Ayrshire: 139.5 Sandvilla. Swedish Red and White: 137.5 Sandvilla. Continental: 124.5 Throstle Nest Farm, 84.5 Overthwaite Farm, 29.5 Moss House Farm.

Montbeliarde: 187.5, 181.5 White Lund Farm. Holstein Friesian: 179.5 Sandvilla, 174.5 Hoggetts Lane Farm, 174.5, 171.5 Heaton Hall Farm, 167.5 Hoggetts Lane Farm, 164.5 Park House Farm. Aberdeen Angus: 164.5 Kendal Hill, 159.5 Throstle Nest Farm.

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