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Kendal Tuesday 23/11

Posted Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 1.17pm

North West Auctions Kendal Mart had forward a pleasing entry of 1551 prime lambs, 369 ewes and 36 rearing calves.

As expected lambs were sharper on the week to average 157.2p/kg. All buyers were well armed with orders. A top prices of 173p/kg went to C Gibson & Son, Burneside Hall for Texel x lambs purchased by locally based buyer Andrew Dawson. Lambs also topped at £74.50 per head for Suffolk x lambs from DC, D & JD Taylor, Garnett Folds and these were purchased by Michael Lomax of Bolton. An excellent entry of Mule wethers sold to £68 from JA & SM Allen, Barker Knott again purchased by Michael Lomax.

Ewes were better to sell than expected topping at £84 for Continentals from M & M Carr, Clawthorpe Lodge.

There were umpteen buyers looking for calves and all calves on offer this week were black & white bulls. A top price of £90 went to Messrs Young Bros., Jenkin Grag.

PRICES

PRIME LAMBS – Suff: £74.50 Garnett Folds; £71.50, £70 Mountain View; £70.50 Croft Foot Farm; £70 Nether Hall Farm, Low Newton Farm. Texel: £74, £72 Poppy Farm; £73 Beck House, Lambrigg Head; £71, £70 Oldfield End; £70 The Borrans, Woodside, Far Orrest. Char: £73, £70 Kirket Nook; £67 Myers Farm, Barker Knott. Cont: £68.50, £67.50 Row Farm Cottage; £68 St Annes Farm; £67.50 Mountain View. Swale/ Rough Fell: £70 Croft Foot Farm; £67 Mountain View; £54 High Biggarsbank; £52 Bracken Hill, Cotegill. Mule: £68 Barker Knott; £67.50 Low Newton Farm; £67 Beech Tops; £66.50 Well Foot, Low Longmire; £66 Nether House Farm; £66, £65.50 Thursgill; £65 Middle Sadghyll. Chev: £63 Croft Foot Farm; £57.50 Burneside Hall. Herdwick (L/W): £38 Cockley Beck Farm.

CAST SHEEP – Cont: £84 Clawthorpe Lodge; £80 Poole Bank Farm; £76, £73 Wray Farm; £72 High Foulshaw; £70 Hill Top. Leic.: £80, £75 Poole Bank Farm. Char: £82 Poole Bank Farm; Masham: £68, £61 Kit Cragg. Mule: £67, £63 Low Gregg Hall; £67 Clawthorpe Lodge; £66 Wray Farm; £64 Red Scar; £63 Thrang; £60 Beech Tops. Chev: £74, £63 Low Gregg Hall; £56 Low Bendrigg Farm. Texel: £63 Barker Knott; £60 Low Bendrigg; £57 Thrang. Rough Fell: £57 Low Deepslack, Low Fold; £55 Cotegill; £53 Sproat Ghyll. Swale: £46, £37 Eskew Beck; £37 Beech Tops; £36 Well Foot, Thursgill. Teeswater: £50 Lynacres. Herdwick: £35, £31 Arncliffe Road; £27 Cockley Beck Farm.

BULL CALVES – Fr: £90, £40 Jenkin Crag; £35 Wraysholme Tower.

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