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Kendal Tuesday 28/12/10

Posted Wednesday, 29 December 2010, 1.49pm

Yet more fresh snow overnight could not deter any local farmers wanting to sell lambs at the last sale of the year at Kendal and a total of 1300 prime sheep were very much in demand by the trade. Standard weight lambs were the dearest trade for some time averaging 183.5p/kg. A top price of 200p/kg was achieved for Texel lambs from J & S Mitchell from Hole Beck. There were many pens of lambs making well over £80 per head with a top price on the day of £89 from R Packham & Sons, Docker Hall whose Texel lambs were purchased by Fairfield Meat Co. of Wrexham.

A small entry of prime sheep averaged £56.50 selling to £88 for Texel bred from JA Hunter Branckensghyll.

PRIME LAMBS - Texel: £89 Docker Hall; £86 Scroggs Farm; £82 Beech Tops, Underley Estate; £81, £80 Far Orrest; £80.50 Crabtree Farm; £80 Nook Farm, Steel Croft, Brow Head. Suff: £83 Crabtree Farm; £82 Brow Head; £80.50 Hartrigg; £80 Garnett Folds; £79.50 Crabtree Farm; £78.50 Mutton Hall; £78 Low Woodedge Farm. Chev: ££82 Brow Head; £80 Beck Nook; £75.50 Underley Estate. Char: £78 Low Foulshaw Farm; £75 Garnett House; £74 Middale Farm. Mule: £78 Middale Farm; £75 Garnett House, Hartrigg; £74.50, £74 Nether House Farm; £73 Brown Edge; £72 Moss End Farm, Barker Knott; £71 Beech Tops, Well Foot. Rough Fell: £72 Middle Sadghyll. Horned: £73.50 Beech Tops; £72 Moss End Farm; £71 High Borrowbridge; £69 Middle Sadghyll. Masham: £75 Middale Farm. Lleyn: £77.50 Cunswick Hall. Leicester: £73 Nook Farm.

CAST SHEEP – Texel: £88 Brackensghyll; £85, £73 Lowgill Farm; £70 Ivy House. Mule: £77 Wray Farm; £75 Docker Hall; £72 Ivy House; £70 The Borrans; £69 Scroggs Farm. Horned: £59 Low Deepslack; £54 Lowgill Farm; £52 Middale Farm. Leicester: £70 Brackensghyll. Cont: £74 Dubside, The Borrans; £72 Lowgill Farm.

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