Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Calves, OTM and Store Cattle - Friday 28th January 2022

Fridays weekly calf sale saw the biggest ring full of buyers seen in recent weeks, ensuring a better trade all round. AW&AM Park, Ellel made top spot this week with a British Blue bull at £480, who also sold a British Blue heifer at £420. TM Townley, Over Wyresdale continues their good run of calves, this week selling at eight week old Charolais bull at £420. A consignment of Aberdeen Angus calves from T&CM Kelsall, Chipping saw bulls to £395 and heifers to £305, with all Aberdeen Angus’s today averaging £345. J&G Thornley, Roseacre sold their usual run of quality British Blue heifers to £380 and £335. Friesian bulls from Eddie and Angie Newsham, Conder Green achieved £260 twice, with younger sorts to £150 from H&SD Cornthwaite, Garstang. All Friesians forward averaged £120. Fleckvieh bulls from JR Newsham, Conder Green achieved £380 with Montbeliardes going on to sell for £360.
The monthly sale of stirks saw buyers keen to replace stock sold in the store ring, with trade being up on the month. Achieving top price was S Ashcroft, Euxton with a pair of Aberdeen Angus steers at £855, with other cattle from this same good home achieving £835 for Charolais steers, £825 for Limousin steers and completing his run with Montbeliardes to £800. Hereford steers realised £805 from E Lund & Son, Ingleton. Dan and Jenny Hey, Cockerham had a well grown British Blue steer at £730. O&H Melling, Treales run of cattle saw Aberdeen Angus bulls to £740 and Fleckvieh steers to £680. A pen full of Aberdeen Angus heifers achieved £740 from JH Thwaites, Penrith with S Ashcroft to £700 for a Limousin. A trio of Charolais heifers from FW Rhodes, Ellel achieved £630. More stirks are required for our next sale on the 25th February to satisfy buyers requirements.

The weekly sale of store cattle saw 244 go under Gary’s Gavel, with trade being as strong as ever with buyers keen to keep their sheds full. Topping the trade today was regular Lancaster supporter PM&ST Entwistle, Abbeystead with a stylish Limousin steer at £1500. Not far behind was a pen full of well fed Charolais steers from R&C Parkinson, Hambleton, not to be out done by his father, Joe Parkinson, Hambleton also achieved £1440 for a pen of Charolais steers. Other Limousin steers sold to £1380 from H Chapman, Middleton. British Blue steers today saw trade to £1370 from JD Bracken, Garstang. Aberdeen Angus cattle are always good to sell at Lancaster, with steers peaking at £1340 from PM&ST Entwistle, Abbeystead. Dairy bred steers saw a trio of Fleckviehs sell to £1320 from R H Dodgson, Carnforth, with Friesians achieving £1180 from K&DE Woodhouse Ellel. All steers today averaged £1175.
Store heifers today saw the trade top at £1400 from K&DE Woodhouse, Ellel for a pair of British Blues. R&C Parkinson, Hambleton competed his good run of cattle with a pair of Charolais heifers at £1380. Herefords today saw J&JM Walmsley, Pilling achieve £1360, with this vendor also selling a pair of Aberdeen Angus heifers to £1270. All heifers today averaged £1087.

OTM cattle today saw a reduced entry on the week, much to the disappointment of our full ring of buyers. OTM dairy cattle today saw DJ Townley, Stodday grossing at £1343.05 or 174.5p/kg, with others at £1110 from RT Halhead, Cockerham or 149p/kg. Many more Friesians cows sold around the 145p/kg – 149p/kg range. Montbeliarde cows from JK&BJ Birkett, Morecambe achieved £1122.98 with Fleckviehs to £1117.85 from RT Halhead, Cockerham. Beef bred cattle saw Limousins sell to £1329.48 or 177p/kg from JA&KJ Allen, Ings. Simmental cows from JB&AH Coates, Cowan Bridge achieved 184.5p/kg or £1243. Only a handful of OTM heifers in the market today saw Friesians to £1020 from K Robinson, Farlton and 181p/kg from J&N Hull & Son, Winmarleigh.

Top Prices

BB: £425 Walkers I’th Fields, £380 £335 Derby Lodge Farm, £220 Lower Lingart Farm. Angus: £305 £290 Brown Brook. CHAR: £235 Knowsley Farm.

AA: £480 Walkers I’th Fields, £395 £350 Brown Brook, £320 Knowsley Farm. CHAR: £420 Knowsley Farm, £390 Sellerley Farm. BB: £390 Walkers I’th Fields, £350 Derby Lodge Farm, £340 Lower Lingart Farm, £330 1 Wyre Bank, £325 Brown Brook. FKV: £380 £325 £300 Sellerley Farm. MON: £360 £335 Sellerley Farm. SHO: £305 Lower Lingart Farm. FRI: £260 Sellerley Farm, £150 £130 Kirkwood Lodge Farm, £120 Brown Brook. HERE: £230 Fields Farm.

Aberdeen Angus: £740 Grange Farm, £500 White Lund Farm.

Montbeliarde: £860, £800 Rose Hill Farm. Aberdeen Angus: £855 Rose Hill Farm, £790 Fields Farm, £700 Grange Farm, £695 Higher Brandhurst Farm, £650 Boon Town Farm. Charolais: £835 Rose Hill Farm. Limousin: £825 Rose Hill Farm. Hereford: £805, £800 Lundholme Farm, £560 Fields Farm, £540, £450 Coverdales. British Blue: £730 Birch House Cottage, £660 Higher Brundhurst Farm, £590 Grange Farm. Fleckvieh: £680, £590 Grange Farm. Friesian: £430, £330 Grange Farm. Shorthorn: £420 Lundholme Farm.


Aberdeen Angus: £740 Eskew Beck, £530 Coverdales, £480 School House Lane, £470 Higher Brundhurst Farm. Limousin: £700 Rose Hill Farm. Charolais: £630 Barrow Greaves Farm. British Blue: £590 Barrow Greaves Farm, £330 Coverdales.


Limousin: £1500 Lentworth Farm, £1380, £1290 Millbeck, £1330 Ackenthwaite Farm, £1320 Endmoor Farm, £1290 Carlingwha. Charolais: £1440(2) Toulbrick Farm. British Blue: £1370, £1330 Greenlands Farm, £1340 Stubb Hall Farm, £1330 Endmoor Farm, £1300 Outerthwaite Farm, £1300 Top Farm. Aberdeen Angus: £1340 Lentworth Farm, £1300 Hill House Farm, Higher Brundhurst Farm, £1290, £1280 Little Town Farm, £1280 Stubb Hall Farm, £1240 Kays Farm, Gaskell House. Fleckvieh: £1320 Kilburn House. Montbeliarde: £1320 Kilburn House, £860 Sunderland Brows Farm. Hereford: £1240 Carlingwha, £1230 Meadow Top Farm, £1220 Cock Hall Farm, £1200 Hipshow Farm, £1150 Newlands Farm, Hill House Farm. Bazadaise: £1220 Cock Hall Farm. Friesian: £1180, £1170 Kitchen Ground Farm, £1000 Gaskell House, £930 Cock Hall Farm, £880, £870 Redchalis Farm. Dairy Shorthorn: £1130, £1100 Steel Croft. SRW: £1000 Steel Croft, £800 Sunderland Brows Farm.

British Blue: £1400, £1260 Kitchen Ground Farm, £1380 Docker Hall, £1360 Greenlands Farm, £1340, £1280 Blades Farm, £1230 Windy Hill Farm. Charolais: £1380, £1340 Toulbrick Farm, £1140 Carlingwha, £1120 Sewage Farm. Hereford: £1360 Staffords Farm, £1160 Little Rough Hey Farm, £850 Well House Farm. Aberdeen Angus: £1270 Staffords Farm, £1240 Kirkbeck, £1220 Stubb Hall Farm, £1200 Outerthwaite Farm, £1190 Docker Hall Farm. Limousin: £1170 Abbotson Farm, £1080 Rose Hill Farm, £1020 Brantbeck Farm. Friesian: £940 Roseacre Hall. Longhorn: £740 Barbers Moor Farm.

BLO: 184.50 Longlands. ANG: 179.50, 154.50, 144.50 Docker Hall, 164.50 High Hallbeck, 141.50 Parkers Farm. LIM: 177.50, 174.50 St Annes Farm, 171.50 & 169.50 Longlands, 161.50 & 144.50 Sandvilla, 154.50 Kellbrick Farm. FRI: 174.50 Whinney Carr Farm, 151.50 & 149.50 Boldens Farm, 149.50 Gibraltar Farm, 149.50 Holme House Farm, 149.50 Norbreck Farm. SIM: 174.50, 171.50 & 154.50 Longlands. SRW: 154.50 Walkers I’th Fields, 147.50 Sandvilla, 101.50 White Lund Farm. MRI: 151.50 Littlewood Hall Farm. BB: 144.50 Sandvilla. FKV: 141.50 Norbreck Farm. MON: 139.50 White Lund Farm. HERE: 117.50 & 99.50 Oddlands Farm.

FRI: 181.50 Gibstick Hall, 181.50 Kiln Hall, 161.50 Walkers I’th Fields, 159.50 Gibstick Hall.

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