Lancaster Livestock Auction: Lancaster Auction Mart Sale of Calves, OTM and Store Cattle - Friday 20th May 2022.

Calves & Weanlings
Another strong trade at Lancaster today saw British Blue bulls top the market at eight weeks old selling to £460 from AD&R Milner, Claughton in Brock. Other British Blue bulls sold to £415 from J&G Thornley, Kirkham with five week old British Blue bulls to £375 and £365 from J Bargh & Son, Heaton with Oxcliffe. Native bull calves were eagerly bid for today as Aberdeen Angus sold to £455 from Wallbank Farms, Over Wyresdale whom sold others to £410 and £390. This was followed by the consignment from J&G Thornley selling Aberdeen Angus bull calves to £455 and £405. Hereford bull calves sold to £350 from J Gerrard & Son, Thurnham. The heifer calf trade peaked at £360 for a British Blue from J&G Thornley, Kirkham with plenty of good heifers selling in excess of £300. Black and White bull calves were a sharper trade selling to £195 and £135 from Wallbank Farms with others to £135 and £132 from WN&D Smith & Sons, Cockerham. All Friesian bull calves forward averaged £94.86.

Store Cattle
The trade remains buoyant around the Lancaster store ring with less short keep cattle and more summering grazing type cattle forward this week. Limousin bullocks topped the market today at £1600 for a pair from DE&SM Moorehouse, Natland. Other Continental bullocks saw Charolais sell to £1520 from EE Thornton & Sons, Heaton. Native cattle always sell well in Lancaster with Aberdeen Angus bullocks selling to £1570 from KH&D Holden & Son, Pilling with others to £1500 from J&H Davis, Cabus. Hereford bullocks sold to £1450 from H Hesketh & Sons, Longton.
The heifer trade peaked at £1400 for British Blues from J&M Cockett, Ingleton. Aberdeen Angus sold to £1390 from J Oddie & Son, Balderstone. Dairy bullocks saw Brown Swiss sell to £1220 from EJ Hodgson & Son, Kendal with British Friesian bullocks peaking at £1160 from EE Thornton & Son, Heaton.

Cast / OTM Cattle
More, more, more that’s how we like it at Lancaster! The most cattle seen forward for some time with the highest prices and averages achieved in recent months as 131 cast cattle averaged an impressive 193p/kg. A tremendous run of Charolais cows from E&M Fairhurst, Austwick stole the headlines selling to 244.5p/kg, 239.5p/kg three times and 237.5p/kg. This impressive run of Charolais cows sold to £2406, £2335, £2317, £2238, £2208 and £2203. Limousin cows sold to 244.5p/kg form M&L Preece, Kirkby Lonsdale with Limousin cows peaking at £1927 from EJ Ward & Sons, Nether Kellet. The dairy cow trade saw plenty of well meated cows sell between 200-210p/kg. Holstein Friesian cows sold to £1732 from Drinkall Bros, Over Wyresdale with others to £1665 from the same home. Plenty sold around the £1500 mark.

Top Prices

Friday 20th May 2022

OTM Cattle and Cast Cattle Top Prices per Kilo:

OTM Cow: Charolais: 244.50, 239.50 Bank End Farm, 237.50 New House Farm, 237.50 Bank End Farm. Limousin: 244.50 High House Farm, 229.50 Intack Farm, 224.50 Todgill Farm, 224.50 Bruntscar Farm, 221.50 New Hall Farm, 219.50 Intack Farm. Simmental: 229.50 New House Farm, 217.50 Todgill Farm, 164.50 Meadow Top Farm. Friesian: 221.50 Brown Brook, 209.50 Catshaw Hall Farm, 209.50 Hare Field House, 209.50 Sellerley Farm, 209.50 Walkers I'th Fields, 209.50 Higher Hardacre Farm. Hereford: 219.50, 194.50, 189.50 Meadow Top Farm, 181.50 Little Crimbles. British Blue: 211.50 High House Farm. Angus: 209.50, 189.50, 184.50 Rooten Brook. Fleckvieh: 207.50 Holme Head. Norwegian Red: 201.50, 174.50, 159.50 Holme Head.

OTM Heifer: Limousin: 241.50, 234.50, 219.50 Oak Fold. Angus: 237.50 Cliftons Farm. Friesian: 227.50, 219.50 High Snab, 209.50 Hallbeck, 197.50 Low Groves Farm, 164.50, 157.50 Tunstall Hall. Hereford: 209.50 Moss View, 189.50 Pilling Lane, 169.50 Cowran Estate. British Blue: 189.50 Kate Farm.

Cast Steer: Limousin: 229.50, 224.50 Nether House Farm. Charolais: 221.50 Nether House Farm, 199.50 Kate Farm. Friesian: 217.50 Cliftons Farm, 194.50 Boon Town Farm, 191.50 Low Deepslack, 179.50 Cliftons Farm. Hereford: 199.50, 197.50 Pilling Lane.

Cast Bull: Hereford: 171.50 Dubside.

Calf Top Prices:

Heifer Calf: British Blue: £360 Derby Lodge Farm, £310, £305 Catshaw Hall Farm, £260 Walkers I'th Fields, £255, £250 North Farm. Angus: £220 Brown Brook. Hereford: £100 Westfield House Farm.

Bull Calf: British Blue: £460 Lane Head Farm, £415 Derby Lodge Farm, £375, £365 North Farm, £345 Tills Farm. Angus: £455 Tills Farm, £455 Derby Lodge Farm, £410 Tills Farm, £405 Derby Lodge Farm, £395 Brown Brook, £390 Tills Farm. Hereford: £350, £320, £310 Crook Farm. Friesian: £195 Tills Farm, £135, £132 Cocker House Farm.

Steer Calf: Friesian: £135, £125 Tills Farm.

Store Cattle Top Prices:

Steer: Limousin: £1600 High House Farm, £1400 Intack Farm, £1390 Downlands Farm, £1370 Lambrigg Head Farm, £1220 High Tenement Farm, £1200 Foredales Farm. Angus: £1570 Chestnut House Farm, £1500 Weavers Farm, £1440 High House Farm, £1390 Thornton Barn Farm, £1360 Chestnut House Farm, £1360 Raw Head. Charolais: £1520 Downlands Farm, £1430 High House Farm, £1100 The Grange. Hereford: £1450 Thornton Barn Farm, £1380 Cock Hall Farm, £1280 Carlingwha, £1270 Lynwood, £1170 Foredales Farm, £1120 Lynwood. British Blue: £1430 Chestnut House Farm, £1340 Windy Hall Farm, £1330 Lower Castle O Trim, £1210 High Tenement Farm, £1190 Meadow Top Farm, £1060 Mill House Farm. Simmental: £1430 Hazelslack Tower Farm. Brown Swiss: £1220 Lambrigg Head Farm. Friesian: £1160 Downlands Farm, £1120 Intack Farm, £1100 Downlands Farm, £1100 Plumpton Hall Farm. Continental: £1080 Cock Hall Farm.

Heifer: British Blue: £1400 Foredales Farm, £1320 High House Farm, £1280 High Tenement Farm, £1260 Windy Hall Farm, £1250 High Tenement Farm, £1130 Hare Field House. Angus: £1390 Cheetham House Farm, £1200 Chestnut House Farm, £1150 Thorns Farm, £1140 Braddup House Farm, £1120 Carlingwha, £1000 Thorns Farm. Limousin: £1360 High Tenement Farm, £1300 Hazelslack Tower Farm, £1250 High Tenement Farm, £1160 Downlands Farm, £1100 Park Farm Barn. Charolais: £1330 Downlands Farm, £1050 Park Farm Barn. Fleckvieh: £1170, £900 Holme Head. Friesian: £1160 Holme Head. Norwegian Red: £1160 Holme Head. Hereford: £1090 Plumpton Hall Farm, £900 Bull Bank Farm, £860 Farmdale Road, £860 Dalton Old Hall. Shorthorn: £1000 Mill House Farm. Simmental: £900 Sproat Ghyll. Blonde: £710 Lancaster Rd.

Talk to one of our friendly team: 01524 63308

Make NWA your first choice for selling.

© North West Auctions 2017 - 2024. All rights reserved.
North West Auctions is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered office: J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7FP. Registered number: 03950131
NWA Professional and NWA Property are trading names of M B Hodgson & Son Ltd registered in England and Wales no 3839884
Website by
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors logo
  • Central Association Agricultural Valuers - CAAV logo
  • Ombudsman logo