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Wednesday 25th March

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    Weekly Report and Newsletter 25th March25th March25th March25th March

    Weekly Report & Newsletter

    e. property@nwauctions.co.uk t. 015395 66222 (J36 Kendal) t. 01524 63308 (Lancaster)

    e. help@nwauctions.co.uk t. 015395 66222 (J36 Kendal) t. 01524 63308 (Lancaster)

    e. info@nwauctions.co.uk t. 01524 63308 (Lancaster) t. 015395 66200 (J36 Kendal)

    NWA Lancaster , Wyresdale Road, Golgotha, Lancaster, LA1 3JQ NWA J36, J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7FP

    J36 Early Spring Show & Sale of Store Cattle Thursday 19th March

    NWA J36 held its early spring show of store cattle which saw Mr Robert Mason of Preston judging, who had a good entry of cattle before him in the show classes. The championship rosette was awarded to N A & J Temple, showing a BrB bullock, which later sold for 1070.

    Reserve champion was a Lim x bullock from J G & P H Thompson, which achieved 1145

    Show Results

    Judge Mr Robert Mason

    Class 1 Store Heifer 1st J G & P H Thompson, Poppy Farm - 940 to Messrs Wilcock 2nd S G Benson, Horrace Farm - 880 to R Mason 3rd T Ayrton & Sons, Yates Farm - 1040 to G Foster

    Class 2 Store Bullock 1st N A & J Temple, Black Hall Farm - 1070 to D Barker 2nd J G & P H Thompson, Poppy Farm - 1145 to D Moorhouse 3rd S G Benson, Horrace Farm - 990 to J Bowling

    Store & Breeding Cattle Report

    Older cattle sold to 1310 for 22 mo Lim x bullocks from J & M E Bateman, with others at 1250.

    Yearlings sold to 1145 for Lim x from J G & P H Thompson with 10 mo Char x from J F Benson at 1120. Heifers peaked at 1170 for Sim x from A Denney, with others at 1140, 1130 from J A Chapman. Yearling heifers sold to 1040 for BrBx from T Ayrton & Sons. Native breeds sold to 1060 for Hereford x from West Berwick Farm, with a run of Ang x (8mo) from R G Robinson, reaching 800. A reduced number of young bulls saw best sucklers 845 for Lim x from R I Dixon. Beef Breeding Cattle saw cows and calves sell to 1400 from J A Middleton. Buyers nowlooking for replacement stock saw bulling heifers regularly 1100 +.

    Thursday 16th April to include dispersal sale of the suckler herd on behalf of D G Underhill.

    Thursdays report continued on page 3

  • Lancaster - 01524 63308

    Lancaster Sale Reports Friday 20th MarchFriday 20th MarchFriday 20th MarchFriday 20th March An entry of 63 OTM Cattle forward sold to an overall average of 118ppk. The OTM trade continue to be every bit as dear at Lancaster with vendors and poten-tial vendors strongly advised not to pass Lancaster with a strong crowd of buyers around the ring. Cull cows sold to a top price of 169ppk or 1354 for a five year old British Blue cow from Philip Halhead on behalf of Norbreck Genetics. Well fleshed beef cows sold between the mid and late 140ppk. Black and White cows topped at 141.5ppk from Gary Atkinson of Cantsfield with other fleshed cows in the 130s pence per kilo. Black and whites sold to an overall average of 109ppk.

    Cast Cow Top Prices:Cast Cow Top Prices:Cast Cow Top Prices:Cast Cow Top Prices: Cast Cows: FR: 141.5 Abbotson Farm; 137.5 Low Deepslack; 134.5 Heaton Hall Farm. AY: 87.5 Aughton Hall. LIM: 147.5 Holme House Farm; 141.5 Intack Farm; 127.5 Lambrigg Park Farm. CH: 151.5 Greaves Farm. HE: 119.5 Middle Lee Farm. SIM: 144.5 Norbreck Genetics; 144.5 Dunkenshaw Farm; 119.5 Slack Farm. BRB: 169.5 Norbreck Genetics. MO: 144.5 Lane House; 91.5 Ireby Hall. Cast Steers: CH: 159.5 Lambrigg Park Farm.

    Cast Bulls: AA: 91.5 Hiltons Farm.

    A plainer entry of Store Cattle forward in the market with more Holstein steers and a lot of dairy bred cattle. As seen in many store cattle markets up and down the country this week the trade has slightly eased with many finishers slightly cautious over the recent drop in prime cattle although long keep suckler bred cattle sold to a strong trade with people beginning to look for summering cattle. Trade topped at 1350 for Angus steers from SJ Brass of Ingleton with Limou-sin steers selling to 1330 from BN Greenwood. Heifers sold to a top price of 1290 for a 23 month old Limousin from RA Caton of Low House.

    Store Cattle Top Prices:Store Cattle Top Prices:Store Cattle Top Prices:Store Cattle Top Prices: Store Bullocks: FR: 1040 Abbotson Farm; 1030 Stubbins Farm; 1010 Cock Hall Farm. AA: 1350 Church Street; 1250 Low House; 1240 Intack Farm. SHO: 920 Bouthwaite Farm. SLR: 1300 Cock Hall Farm. LIM: 1330 Daniel Fold Farm; 1310 Cock Hall Farm; 1290 Hazleslack Tower Farm. BS: 600 Willow Farm. CH: 1280 Greenlands Farm; 1250 Elmridge Farm; 1210 Billinge Hall Farm. HE: 1200 Manor House Farm; 1020 Leylands Farm; 760 Springfield. SIM: 1160 Billinge Hall Farm; 1120 Oak Head; 1020 Leylands Farm.ST: 1210 Low Foulshaw Farm. BRB: 1270 Abrahams Farm; 1260 Church Street; 1130 Intack Farm. MO: 1090 Thorns Farm; 980 High Green; 790 Ivy Cottage. SRW: 970 Pilling Lane. FKV: 1140 Cragg Farm. BA: 1070 Low Moor Head.

    Store Heifers: FR: 680 Fencefoot Farm; 600 Narrow Gate Farm. AA: 1140 Daniel Fold Farm; 1120 Moss View;1120 Croppers Farm. LIM: 1290 Low House;

    1190 Cragg Farm; 1150 Ackenthwaite Farm. CH: 1220 Greenlands Farm; 1070 Corney Hill. HE: 1160 Manor House Farm; 1080 Ivy Barn; 1050 Windy Hill Farm.

    SIM: 1130 Daniel Fold Farm; 1120 Croppers Farm; 1110 Hilderstone Farm. BRB: 1270 Betts Farm; 1190 Cracalt Farm; 1150 Abrahams Farm.

    A disappointing entry of Calves and Stirks at Lancaster with buyers leaving short of requirements. Top price came from David & Eileen Wallbank with an Angus Bull selling to 305. Stirks to 510 for Angus Heifers from B Webber, Wigan. Many more calves needed to meet buyers requirements.

    Calf Top Prices:Calf Top Prices:Calf Top Prices:Calf Top Prices: Heifer Calf: AA: 285 Tills Farm. Bull Calf: BRB: 305 Tills Farm.

    Heifer Stirk: AA: 510 Firtree Cottage. LIM: 425 Middle Lee Farm.

    Monday 23rd March Monday 23rd March Monday 23rd March Monday 23rd March A larger entry of Prime Hoggs forward this week sold to continue strong trade, SQQ hoggs averaged 199ppk with an overall average of 196ppk. A lot of heavy hoggs in the market lead to the average being slightly easier than the previous week. Prime hoggs sold to a top of 226ppk for Texels from WM Pye of Tarnwater with standard weight continental hoggs selling easily over the 200ppk mark. Heavy weight hoggs in the early to mid-fifty kilograms sold to the late nineties. Mule hoggs sold to a top of 205ppk with all mules forward averaging 192ppk. More horned lambs in the market today saw Scottish Black faces achieve 206ppk or 86.50 with all horned lambs forward averaging 191ppk.

    Prime Hogg Top Prices:Prime Hogg Top Prices:Prime Hogg Top Prices:Prime Hogg Top Prices: SUFF: 99 Booth Hall; 97 Cocker House Farm; 93 Hudsbrook Farm. CON: 75 Medlar Hall Farm. MASH: 85 Medlar Hall Farm; 82.50 Cobble Hey Farm. MULE: 91.50 Hudsbrook Farm; 90 North Farm; 86 Medlar Hall Farm. HRN: 86.50 Curwin Hill Farm; 85 Allcocks Farm. CH: 79 Throstle Grove Farm; 78 Stirzakers Farm; 67 Wyre Farm. CHEV: 98 Inverbervie: 94 Hudsbrook Farm; 90 North Farm. TEX: 98 Parks Farm Barn; 98 Moss Side Farm; 97 Cocker House

    Farm. GRIT: 93.50 Inverbervie. HERD: 63 Lee End Farm; 56 Moss House Farm.

    The Cast Sheep trade continues to be every bit of good with all buyers keen to buy sheep today. Buyers continue to be cautious on over fat sheep but fit sheep are eagerly sought after. Charollais tups from Peter Anderton of Wyre Farm sold to 148. Good continental ewe easily sold over 110 topping at 134 for a couple of Texels from Joe Townley of Mearsbeck. Big mule ewes sold well into the nineties topping at 99 from EE Thornton & Sons of Downlands.

    An overall average of 92.05 for all cast sheep.

    Cast Sheep Top Prices:Cast Sheep Top Prices:Cast Sheep Top Prices:Cast Sheep Top Prices: MASH: 98 Overdale. MULE: 99 Downlands Farm; 95 Low Kit Brow; 92 Booth Hall. HRN: 92 Meadowside. CH: 148 Wyre Farm. TEX: 134 Mearsbeck Farm; 126 Overdale; 116 Moss Side Farm.

    A mixed entry of Prime Bulls topped at 184.5ppk for Limousin bulls from J A Airey of Old Croft with others from the same home selling to 177.5ppk. Dairy bred beef bulls saw Limousins sell to 174.5ppk from A & FM Bolland & Sons of Yeat House.

    Prime Bull Top Prices:Prime Bull Top Prices:Prime Bull Top Prices:Prime Bull Top Prices:

    FR: 129.5 Yeat House. LIM: 184.5 Old Croft; 174.5 Yeat House.

    Spring Breeding Sheep SaleSpring Breeding Sheep SaleSpring Breeding Sheep SaleSpring Breeding Sheep Sale

    The weekly sale of sheep with lambs at foot saw an entry of 192 forward this week. Once

    again at Lancaster a buoyant trade throughout with buyers around the ring for all ages and

    types of sheep and lambs. Majority of the entry forward was older ewes. The trade topped at

    212 for four crop continental ewes suckling Texel lambs from JT & B Fox of Blackwood

    End with ewes and single lambs from the same home selling to 190. A large proportion of

    todays entry was old mule ewes which sold to a top of 192 from TM Townley of Knowsley

    Farm sucking young Texel twin lambs as others depending on the lambs sold regularly

    around the 180 mark. Sheep and lambs sold to an average of 64 per head with very few

    singles forward today.

    Perfect Pairs Show & Sale of

    Prime Spring Lambs

    Lancaster Auction Mart Monday 30th March

    Judging at 8.30am Sale at 9.15am

    Also Show & Sale Ewes & Shearlings with Lambs at Foot

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