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Kendal Tuesday 31 August

Posted Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 11.12am

A reduced entry of bank holiday weekend prime lambs at Kendal. Numbers also not helped by many local customers on a standstill following Saturday’s successful breeding sheep sale. Lambs showed a rise of more than 5p per kg on the week levelling at over 162p per kg. A top price £75 per head was given to FI & ME Little, Helm Croft for a pen of Suffolks bought by RP Watson, Roosecote. Top price per kilo of 179p was paid for a pen of Texels from Exors of SP Pease, Underley Estate and these were purchased by B Riley & Sons, Dunnockshaw Farm.

Cast Ewes were in great demand despite a much plainer show. A top mark of £97 went to Messrs Little, Helm Croft for Texel Ewes. 280 ewes forward averaged £50.12.

Calves - 6 forward to a top of £30 for a Friesian Bull SJ & LM Towler, Birds Park.

PRIME LAMBS Suff: £75 Helm Croft, £71.50 Ninezergh, £68 Nook Farm, £67 Chapel House, £66 Meadow Oaks, New Close, Reservoir House, Topthorn Farm. Char: £71.50 & £68 Sand Lane, £60 High Underbrow. Texel: £73 High House & Greenleaze, £72 Wray Farm, £71.50 Underley Estate, £70 Harveriggs Farm, £69.50 Nook Farm, £69 Mid Town House. Mule: £67 St Annes Farm, £63 Middale Farm, £60 Yoad Pot, £58 Castle Syke. Horned: £66 Mid Town House. Chev: £64 Low Bendrigg Farm, £58.50 Greenleaze. Lleyn: £65.50 School House. Masham: £59 Low Garths.

CAST EWES Texel: £97, £89 & £87 Helm Croft, £92 Crosscrake. £78 Tullithwaite Hall, £77 Low House, £75 Crabtree Farm. Cont: £81 Greenleaze, £76 Low House, £72 The Borrans, £70 Greenleaze. Chev: £94 High House. Mule: £74 High House, £73 The Borrans, Birds Park Farm, High House, £72 Helm Croft, £71 Underley Estate, £68 Moss End Farm & New Close. R/F: £56 Beckside. Horned: £54 Charles Court.

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